Mike and Gretchen Hatcher moved into their home at Briar Creek Retreat west of Theodosia three weeks ago. Mike says the idea for the retreat for pastors and missionaries and their families came to him as a vision from God in 2005 while he was serving with the Navy in Guam. Eventually the retreat will include seven cabins named for the gifts of the Spirit: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness and Gentleness.
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Briar Creek Retreat in Theodosia will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, welcoming the community to see the first stage of a respite retreat for pastors and missionaries that began in 2005 when Navy Sr. Chief Mike Hatcher, while stationed on Guam, received what he...

Wendy Donley
The Ozark County Children’s Division is partnering with local churches and individuals to help meet the needs of the families and children they serve...
February 21, 2019, 4:34 PM

OCSD Chief Deputy Winston Collins holds the Barnett Raptor crossbow that will be raffled off April 15.
Friends and local residents have organized some ways to help Karl and Sonya Thaning while Karl recovers from Guillain-Barre syndrome. Here are three...
February 21, 2019, 4:11 PM

Ida Mae Huse, center, long-time Ozark County teacher and former Gainesville Elementary School principal, was presented with a 50-year membership pin Feb. 13 by Delta Kappa Gamma members Alice Neal of Eminence, left, and Caryl Feiler of Lakeview, Arkansas, who taught kindergarten in Gainesville while Ida Mae was principal. Delta Kappa Gamma is an international professional women educators society; the local Xi Chapter, which Ida Mae served as treasurer for many years, draws from a five-county area, including Ozark County. photo courtesy Alice Neal
Hardenville resident Ida Mae Huse, who turns 90 on Feb. 25, was honored recently with a 50-year membership pin presented by fellow members of Xi...
February 21, 2019, 3:52 PM

Mike and Gretchen Hatcher moved into their home at Briar Creek Retreat west of Theodosia three weeks ago. Mike says the idea for the retreat for pastors and missionaries and their families came to him as a vision from God in 2005 while he was serving with the Navy in Guam. Eventually the retreat will include seven cabins named for the gifts of the Spirit: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness and Gentleness.
Briar Creek Retreat in Theodosia will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, welcoming the community to see the first stage of a respite retreat for pastors and missionaries that began in 2005 when Navy Sr. Chief Mike Hatcher, while stationed on Guam, received what he...
February 22, 2019

News


  • Mike and Gretchen Hatcher moved into their home at Briar Creek Retreat west of Theodosia three weeks ago. Mike says the idea for the retreat for pastors and missionaries and their families came to him as a vision from God in 2005 while he was serving with the Navy in Guam. Eventually the retreat will include seven cabins named for the gifts of the Spirit: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness and Gentleness.
    February 22, 2019
    Briar Creek Retreat in Theodosia will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, welcoming the community to see the first stage of a respite retreat for pastors and missionaries...

  • Wendy Donley
    February 21, 2019
    The Ozark County Children’s Division is partnering with local churches and individuals to help meet the needs of the families and children they serve. The Helping Hands faith-based initiative...

  • OCSD Chief Deputy Winston Collins holds the Barnett Raptor crossbow that will be raffled off April 15.
    February 21, 2019
    Friends and local residents have organized some ways to help Karl and Sonya Thaning while Karl recovers from Guillain-Barre syndrome. Here are three different fundraisers aimed at helping the couple...

Obits


  • Norman Lee King, 87
    January 24, 2019
    Funeral services for Norman Lee King, 87, of Caulfield, were held Jan. 19, 2019, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains.Mr. King died Jan. 14 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.He was born Feb...

  • Doran H. Livingston, 92
    January 24, 2019
    Funeral services for Doran H. Livingston, 92, of Springfield, were held Jan. 18, 2019, at Greenlawn Funeral Home South in Springfield, followed by a short service and burial at Smith Chapel Cemetery...

  • Clifton Evans, 67
    January 24, 2019
    Funeral services for Clifton Evans, 67, of Caulfield, were held Jan. 18, 2019, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mr. Evans died Jan. 14 at his home.He was born March 11, 1951, in West...

Education


  • Bakersfield photos by Amy Ingalsbe
    February 19, 2019
    Hunter Bentley and Makenzie Lester crowned at 2019 Bakersfield HomecomingMembers of the 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming royal court are, from left, front, crown bearer Kurt Watlington, freshman...

  • Gainesville school superintendent Dr. Jeff Hyatt
    February 16, 2019
    Gainesville school superintendent Dr. Jeff Hyatt will recommend to the Gainesville R-V School Board next week that the district continue on a five-day-a-week schedule in the 2019-2020 school year....

  • Bakersfield photos by Amy Ingalsbe
    February 14, 2019
    Hunter Bentley and Makenzie Lester crowned at 2019 Bakersfield HomecomingMembers of the 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming royal court are, from left, front, crown bearer Kurt Watlington, freshman...

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