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Matthew Hannaford
A Brixey man, Matthew Hannaford, 32, has been charged with one count of statutory rape in the second degree and two counts of statutory sodomy in the second degree involving a victim younger than 17 years old. According to online records, Hannaford waived formal arraignment and on July 10,...

Amanda Forrest
Gainesville resident Amanda Forrest, 39, was arraigned last week before Circuit Judge Craig Carter on a charge of financial exploitation of the elderly.The charge stems from accusations that, last December, Forrest made a “false promise” to care for the animals and property belonging to an 80-year-...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. July 74:38 p.m. – Single-car accident on KK Highway: road sign hit, air bags deployed and no one is around. MSHP rendered assistance.6:22 p.m. – Medical: 2-...
It’s a stormy Monday evening as I write these items, but we could use some rain. Karen and Dave Davis and I had lunch at The Center today. It was chicken nuggets, and they were good. It was nice to get to visit with several friends. People were coming in, not only for the dinner, but to get in out...
We have gotten 1 1/2 inches of rain from scattered showers the last two days. That’s great, and maybe we will get some more.Another good neighbor, Ray Peter, hung some tomatoes on our mailbox. Mary Morrison gave us some more Cut-Short beans and cucumbers.Kevin Kastning stopped by on his way to see...
We are having another hot July day with little chance for rain. The few showers in the last few weeks all missed us. My son, Jon, has been watering the garden, but it seems slow to produce.We had a party here on Sunday to celebrate my great-grandson Levi Hollingshad’s 10th birthday.I had another...
Brushy Knob General Baptist Church will host the Missouri Association fifth Sunday meeting July 27-28.Services begin at 7 p.m. Friday, July 27, with Brother Davin Friend, pastor of Salem General Baptist Church, bringing the message. In addition, youth from area churches and campers from Camp Piland...
Ron Felker, shown here with his wife, Tracy, was recently hired as the new pastor at the Mammoth Assembly of God Church on T Highway in Mammoth. Felker has been filling in at Mammoth Assembly since Nov. 1; he was officially hired July 8 to become the church’s permanent pastor. Felker, from...
The Ozark County Health Department will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the back of the OCHD building on Third Street in Gainesville. Items for sale will include chairs, desks, cabinets, ceiling fans, an older refrigerator and other surplus office items in good...
Hello from our home to yours.To start off last week, we went outside to enjoy some fresh air under some shade on Monday. We also did a paint project.Tuesday, we were joined by Debbie Cobb, who had Bible study with us.Dominoes started off our Wednesday morning, followed by a western movie. In the...

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