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To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Nov. 27 10:10 – Medical: 60-year-old male cancer and diabetes patient thinks he has broken his foot and it’s now infected. Asking to go to Ozarks Medical Center...

photo courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation show that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 7,728 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season, which ran Dec. 1-3. Top harvest counties were Callaway with 250, Macon with 212 and Pike with 205 deer checked. In...
Crappie fishing on both lakes is as good as ever. S&M chrome-head jigs, live minnows and swimming minnows are all working. It has been a long time since so many limits have come off both lakes. Saturday I watched a man catch big crappie on a jerkbait around standing timber. Some exceptionally...

Ozark County Health Department nurse Bonnie Peter, RN-BSN, right, with Mary Shields.
Ozark County Health Department nurse Bonnie Peter, RN-BSN, recently accepted another donation of items from  Mary Shields of Gainesville. “We extend heartfelt thanks to Mary for her continuous donations to the women, infants and children we serve here in the county. For years, Mary has made...
Theodosia United Methodist Church is hosting Caroling in the Ozarks at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the church on Highway 160 in Theodosia. Cookies, hot cocoa and hot apple cider will be served afterward. Everyone is invited.
The Douglas/Ozark County unit of Missouri Retired Teachers and School Personnel will meet Tuesday, Dec. 12, at The Center in Gainesville, located off Highway 5 just north of the Gainesville city limits. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. with the meeting and program to follow. For more information...
The next meeting of the Amateur Radio Club of the Ozarks will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Cookie’s Restaurant overlooking Bull Shoals Lake in Theodosia. The club will meet in the back room from 11 a.m. to noon, and members may choose to order lunch after the meeting. Members and friends...
Pontiac / Price Place Volunteer Fire Department will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 at station 1 on W Highway next to the Pontiac post office. This meeting will be the fire department’s appreciation dinner. Everyone is invited to bring their family and a dish to share.
The next monthly meeting of the Ozark County Chamber of Commerce will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, in the Century Bank training room on the northeast corner of the square in Gainesville. All Chamber members or those interesting in becoming members are invited. For more...
The next Gainesville-area community blood drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, in the First Baptist Church fellowship hall, 119 Second Street in Gainesville.  Donors can just show up on the day of the drive or make an appointment by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or visiting...

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