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Well, we started April with cold, rain and snow on Norfork Lake. I figured striper fishing would be dead until we started getting warmer weather and south winds. The direct opposite happened.I had a trip on Monday, April 2, and caught over 12 stripers and hybrids in two different spots using two...
Fishing has been much slower than usual for this time of year due to the weather. With warmer temperatures forecasted for this week, fishing should improve and take off. The big white bass will move in as water temperatures improve, and bass will begin to think about the spawn. Water temperatures...

Photo submitted Dora FFA members who qualified to go the state contest at the University of Missouri Hearnes Center in Columbia April 19-20 are, from left, (front row) Keeli Land, farm management; Abby Kelley, agronomy; Whitney Evans, farm management; (second row) Kyle Lee, agronomy; Kylie Smith, agronomy; Dylan Martin, division 1 public speaking; (third row) Heather Carroll, advanced division public dpeaking; Jon Pettit, agronomy and extemporaneous public speaking; and Jason Barnett, farm management.
In honor of its 10th anniversary, the Gainesville Youth Empowerment Project is extending its  appreciation to everyone who makes a donation during the month of April by entering them into a drawing for a Serta Smart Layers office chair, which retails for $299. A drawing will be held at the end of...
The following criminal cases, traffic/municipal tickets and infractions were filed in Ozark County court between Tuesday, April 3, and Monday, April 9. All those charged are presumed innocent pending final court action. Makayla Jacquelle Hilderbrand, Gainesville, owner/operator of a motor vehicle...
Karen Porter, 51, of Theodosia, has been charged with felony stealing in connection with allegations that she stole more than $2,000 worth of merchandise from Theodosia’s Dollar General store with the aid of former Dollar General employee Kenneth Smith. A $3,000 cash-only bond has been issued in...
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Monday at 4 p.m. in Isabella. Call chapter leader Donna Anderson at 273-0027 for more information about attending the next meeting. Two members, Robin Deck and Michael Dodd, shared the March 2018 best weight loss winner award. These members had weight...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. April 212:39 p.m. – White cow is out on T Highway south of Liner. Dispatch called Lick Creek VFD to see if they knew who it belonged to. Howards Ridge resident...

Paul Goodwin, 9, of Gainesville, killed his first turkey Saturday during Missouri’s youth spring turkey season. Paul was hunting with his brother-in-law, Drew Dreckman.
Mother Nature didn’t provide the best backdrop for last weekend’s Missouri youth turkey hunt in the Ozarks. Snow and sleet on Saturday and Sunday morning, along with cooler temperatures throughout the day, made bagging a bird more difficult than usual. Despite the challenges, 13 Ozark County youth...
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Donating blood is a simple way for those who are short on time to make a life-changing difference. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those in need of transfusions,...

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