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The Gainesville High School class of 1956 will hold its 61-year reunion beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at The Center off Highway 5 just north of the Gainesville city limits. All members of the class as well as family and friends are invited. 
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other emergency-responding agencies, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Sept. 26 1:31 a.m. – Traffic stop on Highway 5 north near Bryant Plastics. OCSD rendered assistance. 3:24 a.m. – Caller said a truck with camper shell was going back...

The grow-your-own mushroom kits from Willow Mountain Mushrooms allow anyone to grow a variety of different mushrooms including portabella and oyster mushrooms, shown here with 8-year-old Jamie, left, and 6-year-old Joey Semyck, children of Willow Mountain Mushroom owners Bob and Wendy Semyck.
Local mushroom provider Willow Mountain Mushrooms is now offering grow-your-own mushroom kits for purchase. The 12-inch-by-12-inch kit weighs about 12 to 14 pounds and includes detailed instructions, colonized growing medium and a casing layer that  the purchaser mixes with water and applies. Each...

Photo by Andrew Jansen/News-Leader From left, Donetta Clouse, Skeeter Decker and Harry Clouse watch the fish swim by at the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium on Sept. 22. Donetta, an Ozark County native, and her husband Harry celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary by going to the museum on opening day.
Springfield residents Donetta and Harry Clouse gave themselves a 61st wedding anniversary gift Sept. 22, buying tickets to the new Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield. [Donetta Newton Clouse is an Ozark County native, a former student at the Caney School and daughter of...
The Pontiac Price Place Volunteer Fire Department will hold its monthly board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10. The general meeting will follow at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited. Coffee and cake will be served after the meeting.
David Hirsh of Gainesville won the 12-gun Liberty gun safe that was the prize in a raffle sponsored recently by the Ozark County Farm Bureau. Hirsh’s winning ticket was drawn Sept. 30 during the Ag Day in the Ozarks event sponsored by Sponsored by the Ozark County Farm Bureau, the Soil and Water...

Doyle Turner stands in front of a bumper crop of sorghum that’s growing on the family farm in Thornfield. Turner said the sorghum crop hasn’t done well the past two years, but this year, the cane has flourished, standing 10-12 feet tall.
As reported in last week’s edition of the Times, the Turner family plans to make molasses at their farm in Thornfield Saturday, Oct. 7. However, the forecast is calling for a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, and Doyle Turner says, “We can’t cook if it’s raining.” So the...
Women of all ages are invited to the Ladies’ Day meeting Saturday, Oct. 14, at Ball Church of Christ on Highway 181 south of Dora. The meeting’s focus will be “Food for the Soul” with Telandra Sadler of Keiser, Arkansas, as the featured speaker.  Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., and the program is...
For more than a decade, the Ozark County Times has asked readers to share their favorite recipes for our Ozark County Cookin’ cookbook, and this year, we’re asking you again to share current recipes – as well as recipes, anecdotes, stories and photos of great cooks from years gone by.  The 2017...
The First Baptist Church in Gainesville will host the “Secret Church” series beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, the FBC Family Center, formerly the Gainesville Youth Center, just off the square on Third Street in Gainesville. The four-week series by David Platt, director of the International...

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