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Six new members were recently elected to the Ozark County Extension Council. The members elected in District 1 – west were Robert Edwards, R. J. Moyers and Marlin Wallace. The members elected in District 2 – east were Lindsay Collins, Stacy Hambelton and Noel Luna.  A news release from the Ozark...
The American Red Cross is hosting two blood drives this month in Ozark County.  The first is being held today, Feb. 7, at the First Baptist Church, 119 Second St. in Gainesville, where donations are being accepted from noon until 5 p.m. Walk-ins are always welcome, but scheduling an appointment...
Pontiac/ Price Place Volunteer Fire department will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Station #1 on W Highway next to the Pontiac post office in Pontiac.  Everyone is invited to come to the meeting and stay for dessert and coffee afterward.  
The Brixey-Rockbridge Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual member meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the fire house on Highway 95 between Bryant Creek and N Highway. Board members will be elected, and minor bylaw changes will be voted on. Refreshments will be served. For more info,...
The monthly men’s prayer brunch will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at  Theodosia United Methodist Church on Highway 160 in Theodosia. Area men of all denominations are welcome. 
  The Ozark County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Mardi Gras social from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at The Meeting Place on Third Street in downtown Gainesville. The event is free and open to everyone. Organizers say it’s planned as a fun-filled evening featuring samples of traditional New...
Ozark Countians have the lowest tax burden in the state, according to a study released recently by the website SmartAsset.com. In its fourth annual study on places with the lowest tax burdens, SmartAsset calculated the amount of money a person would pay in income, sales, property and fuel taxes in...
Rhonda Marksohn, 52, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, was transported by ambulance to Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home with minor injuries Saturday after hitting a cow in the roadway on Highway 160 about a half mile east of J Highway. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol online...

One of Ashley Pendergrass’s black cows with an orange ear tag. On Nov. 29, 2017, Pendergrass reported that 23 head of cattle were missing from his farm near County Road 544 and V Highway in the Caulfield area.
The Ozark County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol Rural Crimes Investigative Unit continue to investigate the suspected theft of 23 head of cattle from the Ashley Pendergrass farm between Caulfield and Bakersfield. Pendergrass last saw his missing cattle on Oct. 18 of last...

Quilts made by Dora sisters Martha Martin and Donna Lemon are on display through March 15 at the Ozark County Historium. Left: Two traditional quilts made by Martha, and a third quilt (right) made by Donna from T-shirts for Carson Lowe, one of the late Clifton Luna’s great-grandsons who now lives in Willow Springs.
Sisters Martha Martin and Donna Lemons of Dora are like many siblings; they share common interests as well as the family genes. In the case of these two talented women, it’s also a deep love of quilts and quilting that unites them. But that is where the likeness ends. As these two pursue their...

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