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Seasonal activities abound this time of year. To have your Christmas or holiday-themed event added to the list, call the Ozark County Times at 417-679-4641 or email jessi@ozarkcountytimes.com. Friday, Dec. 13GHCC Silver TeaThe Gainesville Health Care Center will host its annual Ladies Silver Tea...

The Gainesville Bulldogs Marching Band, under the direction of Dr. Sherri Caraway, was a crowd favorite in the Jingle Bell Parade Friday night during Wonders of Christmas on the Gainesville square. Several of the band members, including trombonist Nathan Sanchez, pictured left, decked out their musical instruments with Christmas lights.
Small-town America was at its best Friday night on the Gainesville square as the Wonders of Christmas celebration got underway.Twinkling lights. Sweet boys and girls all dressed up on a beautifully decorated stage for the Mr. and Miss Merry Christmas pageant. Good things to eat and hot things to...

Christopher Lynne
Christopher Lynne, 26, of Gainesville, is currently being held in the Baxter County, Arkansas, Jail in Mountain Home on a $5,000 bond. The arrest stems from a Nov. 20 traffic stop initiated by Mountain Home Police Officer Cody Hillicker, who suspected Lynne of driving while intoxicated.In the...

“The worst of times: The Civil War in Ozark County, Mo.,” originally published in 2012 has recently been reprinted by the Ozark County Historium and the Ozark County Genealogical and Historical Society. Renewed interest in the book, which has been out of print for some time, was sparked by the new Civil War discussion group that meets at the Historium at 10 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month.
The new Civil War discussion group that meets at 10 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Ozark County Historium in Gainesville has sparked interest in the Civil War booklet of stories published in 2012 by the Historium and the Ozark County Genealogical and Historical Society. As a result...

Cofer
Theodosia resident Justin Ledbetter and his girlfriend, Krista Cofer, were in the courtroom Dec. 4 when Circuit Judge Craig Carter sentenced Krista’s brother, Cameron Cofer, to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. The sentencing was handed down in connection with the June 22...
Seasonal activities abound this time of year. To have your Christmas or holiday-themed event added to the list, call the Ozark County Times at 417-679-4641 or email jessi@ozarkcountytimes.com. Friday, Dec. 13GHCC Silver TeaThe Gainesville Health Care Center will host its annual Ladies Silver Tea at...

Gainesville resident Ronald Hook suffered minor injuries Sunday afternoon when the experimental “kit” plane he was piloting lost power and crashed next to a home in Willow Springs. MSHP photo
A photo posted to the MSHP Troop G Twitter page Sunday afternoon shows a small experimental kit-plane crumpled, nose-down in the front yard of a Willow Springs home. The post says the plane’s 78-year-old pilot reported losing power before crashing 700 feet short of the Willow Springs Memorial...

The Gainesville Bulldogs Marching Band, under the direction of Dr. Sherri Caraway, was a crowd favorite in the Jingle Bell Parade Friday night during Wonders of Christmas on the Gainesville square. Several of the band members, including trombonist Nathan Sanchez, pictured left, decked out their musical instruments with Christmas lights.
Small-town America was at its best Friday night on the Gainesville square as the Wonders of Christmas celebration got underway.Twinkling lights. Sweet boys and girls all dressed up on a beautifully decorated stage for the Mr. and Miss Merry Christmas pageant. Good things to eat and hot things to...
The filing period for candidates wishing to run in the April 7, 2020, general municipal election for openings on school, city and public boards in Ozark County opens Tuesday, Dec. 17, and continues through Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Candidates may file at the appropriate organization’s office. However...

Construction on the MoDOT project to improve the Highway 160 curves at Tecumseh may be delayed as the agency considers the historic value of the old, rock-faced cabins at Rocky Top Campground and Cabins. The original plan for the realigned roadway indicated that the five cabins would have to be demolished. Photo Rocky Top Campground and Cabins
Work to improve the serpentine Tecumseh curves on Highway 160 may be delayed as the Missouri Department of Transportation looks for ways to adjust its plans so the realigned highway can miss the old, rock-faced cabins at Rocky Top Campground and Cabins, which have been designated as being of...

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