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The Douglas/Ozark unit of the Missouri Retired Teachers and Public School Personnel will meet Tuesday, Aug. 14, at The Center in Gainesville, just north of the city limits on Highway 5. The meal will be served at 11:30 a.m. with a short meeting to follow. State Rep. Lyle Rowland will be the guest...
The Ozark County Long-Term Recovery Committee will hold a yard sale, raffle and bake sale beginning at 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 17-18 at the 416th Bomb Wing Archive at Fourth Street and Harlin Drive, one block off the Gainesville square. The sale will close at 5 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m....

Below: VFW Post #5366 in Isabella is raffling this cooler full of “summer-fun” items to raise money to help 2-year-old Gracie Broncho of Gainesville (above), who will be undergoing surgery in St. Louis sometime in the next two months.
VFW Post #5366 of Isabella is selling raffle tickets for a big “summer fun” cooler to raise funds to help 2-year-old Gracie Broncho of Gainesville, who is set to undergo surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital soon to remove the lower left lobe of her lung. Doctors found a mass in Gracie’s lung...
Hill ’n’ Hollow Quilters Guild will present “Men Quilters’ Day,” a full day of information for quilters and crafters, on Friday, Aug. 10, in the Family Life Center, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 312 W. North St. in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Jim Gatling of Morrilton, Arkansas, will be the featured...
The weekly music jam session at The Center in Gainesville has changed to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. For quite some time, the sessions have been held on Thursdays, but organizer Pat Whisnant said the night will be changed to Tuesday beginning this week.  A light supper is served. Everyone is welcome as a...
The committee planning this year’s annual Ozark County Historium tea, to be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, met last week to finalize plans. Members included (clockwise, from bottom): Diane White, Mary Morrison, Janet Taber, Dana Coyote, Sandra Stone, Susan Ault (standing), Virginia McMurtry,...
Wasola Volunteer Fire Department will host a community barbecue at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at the firehouse on Highway 5. Everyone is invited. A donation of $6 for adults, $3 for children is requested.

photo from Hootin an Hollarin'a facebook page
Area quilters are encouraged to prepare their entries for this year’s Hootin an Hollarin quilt show to be held during the annual Sept. 20-22 festival.Lily Branco, one of the show’s organizers, says the quilt show is one of the highlights of the festival as it exhibits “the awesome quilts created by...
Anew Church will be hold its annual back-to-school clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Anew2 building on the square in Gainesville.The church is also accepting gently used donations of clothing. To donate, contact Angie Goodman on Facebook or at 417-679-9080.

Lauren Suter gets vaccinations at the Ozark County Health Department to meet Missouri requirements for school attendance. Ozark County schools begin their 2018-19 academic year in less than a month. For a complete list of required immunizations, contact the health department, or visit their Facebook page. The health department is offering a vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Call 679-3334 for an appointment or for more information.
County schools are gearing up for the 2018-2019 school year. Important dates and guidelines are listed below. Bakersfield R-IV SchoolBakersfield school officials remind all students and parents that state law and health regulations require students to be properly immunized and provide verification...

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