When Brenda Miller, a lung cancer survivor, was admitted to the new covid wing at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, she immediately started crying. The stark, cavernous ward, which had been recently created on an unfinished floor of the hospital’s latest addition, was divided into two sections with 25-30 beds lined up in each section. “The only thought I had was that everyone in there was waiting to die,” she said.
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Covid-19 cases are increasing dramatically in Ozark County. The graphs accompanying this story on page 16 show how the number of total cases have grown since the first case was reported here on June 19. Now we’re at 203 total cases, with 113 of them characterized as “active” by the Ozark County...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $1 million construction project on Norfork Lake at Tecumseh includes rebuilding the roadway, parking lot and boat ramp that were destroyed in the historical 2017 floods. Work on the delayed project has now resumed at the access, as seen in this photo taken last week by Times reporter Jessi Dreckman on the south side of the Highway 160 bridge.
Work has resumed on the Tecumseh access rebuilding project, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project manager Mark Case. The most recent...
October 22, 2020, 3:10 PM
In anticipation of upcoming civil and criminal jury trials in Ozark County, the 44th Judicial Circuit recently released guidelines on how the...
October 22, 2020, 3:04 PM

Russian tea Stella Luna’s handwritten recipe for “Russian tea” has been a longtime favorite for her daughter, Mary Ruth Luna Sparks, and Sparks’ children and grandchildren. Inset: Stella Martin Luna, 1914-2003.
The Ozark County Times is collecting old, beloved, handed-down recipes for this year’s Ozark Country Cookin’ cookbook, to be published Nov. 25. We’re...
October 21, 2020, 12:29 PM

When Brenda Miller, a lung cancer survivor, was admitted to the new covid wing at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, she immediately started crying. The stark, cavernous ward, which had been recently created on an unfinished floor of the hospital’s latest addition, was divided into two sections with 25-30 beds lined up in each section. “The only thought I had was that everyone in there was waiting to die,” she said.
Covid-19 cases are increasing dramatically in Ozark County. The graphs accompanying this story on page 16 show how the number of total cases have grown since the first case was reported here on June 19. Now we’re at 203 total cases, with 113 of them characterized as “active” by the Ozark County...
October 22, 2020

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  • When Brenda Miller, a lung cancer survivor, was admitted to the new covid wing at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, she immediately started crying. The stark, cavernous ward, which had been recently created on an unfinished floor of the hospital’s latest addition, was divided into two sections with 25-30 beds lined up in each section. “The only thought I had was that everyone in there was waiting to die,” she said.
    October 22, 2020
    Covid-19 cases are increasing dramatically in Ozark County. The graphs accompanying this story on page 16 show how the number of total cases have grown since the first case was reported here on June...

  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $1 million construction project on Norfork Lake at Tecumseh includes rebuilding the roadway, parking lot and boat ramp that were destroyed in the historical 2017 floods. Work on the delayed project has now resumed at the access, as seen in this photo taken last week by Times reporter Jessi Dreckman on the south side of the Highway 160 bridge.
    October 22, 2020
    Work has resumed on the Tecumseh access rebuilding project, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project manager Mark Case. The most recent flood caused minor damage and delays, Case said, but...
  • October 22, 2020
    In anticipation of upcoming civil and criminal jury trials in Ozark County, the 44th Judicial Circuit recently released guidelines on how the proceedings will be modified to help take precautions...

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  • Lola Wachlotz
    October 21, 2020
    A memorial service for Lola Elizabeth Wacholtz, 96, of Thornfield, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at Hilltop Victory Chapel near Thornfield. Mrs. Wacholtz died Oct. 16...

  • Frieda Earlene Myers
    October 21, 2020
    A graveside service for Frieda Earlene Myers, 82, of Ocie, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at Lutie Cemetery in Theodosia with Don Yarger officiating. Mrs. Myers died Oct. 17 at her...

  • Anna Mae Pace
    October 21, 2020
    Funeral services for Anna Mae Pace, 94, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, formerly of Gainesville, were held Oct. 17, 2020, at Levy Church of Christ, North Little Rock. Mrs. Pace died Oct. 14 at...

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