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A fifth Sunday meeting will be held at True Hope General Baptist Church in Theodosia on Saturday, April 28. The 10:30 a.m. speaker will be Bill Haden. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. Charles McFarland will speak at 1 p.m. Everyone is  welcome. For more information call Doyle Turner at 417-...
Circuit Judge Craig Carter processed a total of nine civil cases and 40 criminal cases during the April 4 session of Ozark County Law Day. The criminal cases are listed below. Cases to reach dispositionLogan Bazzle pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of...

Barry Brown
Barry Scott Brown, 54, of Caulfield is currently being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $100,000 cash-only bond after allegedly holding his wife at gunpoint with a shotgun and holding her 9-year-old son at gunpoint with an “Uzi-type firearm.” Brown also reportedly discharged the shotgun once...
This year’s Lions Club auction netted a record $21,000 for Gainesville’s summer ball program and other local projects supported by the Gainesville Lions Club. The annual fund-raiser, now in its 31st year, was held Friday night at Gainesville High School. It included a chili supper and silent...
Missouri Ozarks Community Health held an open house Wednesday, April 18 for the public to tour the new building on Elm Street north of the Gainesville post office. The $1.2 million, 6,000-square-foot medical and dental facility was partially funded by a $900,000 Health Infrastructure Investment...
Some days are good with 70 degrees lately but they don’t last. Soon it’s back to 50 degrees in the day and 30 at night. I hope May will be better. We got 2 1/2 inches of good rain on Sunday. It started about daylight and rained just about all day. That’s good for people who’ve got fertilizer and...
As I write these items I’m sipping some sassafrass tea, a favorite of mine. My son-in-law, Dave, brought me a handful of sassafras roots that he got when he was dozing some land recently. Sassafras tea is something I’ve enjoyed all my life. It was our spring tonic, growing up. My grandpa, being a...
The mobile mammogram unit from Baxter Regional Medical Center will be in the Gainesville High School parking lot from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 22. For an appointment, contact high school nurse Britni Davis at 679-4200. Appointments must be made on or before May 15. 
Sam Thompson, son of Andy and Jennifer Luna Thompson of Shawnee Mission, Kansas,  has signed to play soccer at Rockhurst University in Kansas City in the fall. Sam, who expects to graduate from Shawnee Mission East High School in May, also received an academic scholarship from Rockhurst. He is...

Felipe “Phil” Ortega
Felipe “Phil” Ortega of Gainesville will celebrate his 90th birthday May 1. He was born May 1, 1928, in Peoria, Illinois, and served as a paratrooper in the Army. On March 10, 1951, in Illinois, he married Darlene Black; they enjoyed 61 years together before her death on Aug. 18, 2012.Phil worked...

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