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Merry Christmas! Check the activities listed here and plan to join us. The Center will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays on Friday and Monday, Dec. 23 and 25, and on Monday, Jan. 1.  We hope you’ll plan to join us for our first-Sunday fried chicken dinner on Jan. 7.   Menus Lunch is...
We finally got l inch of rain from two half-inch showers. We may not get more rain before it comes a snow. Paul and I went to Mountain Grove and ate supper at the Pizza Hut and got to visit with Wilma Fish a few minutes. She and Randy live down on W Highway from Vanzant. One of the cold evenings,...
My daughter Kris helped my granddaughter Dana Taylor paint the interior of a home in the Brixey area Saturday. I miss attending Sunday school and church, which has always been a part of my life for 95 years, except for a few times when I had to miss because I was in the hospital. Wonder if that...
Gainesville First Baptist Church will host a churchwide discipleship series beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7. Adults will meet in the Relevant classroom, youth will meet at the Family Center on Third Street and elementary students will meet in the sanctuary. The study will focus on “The Story,”...

Misty Gant. Courtesy of Ozark County Jail.
Misty (Pendergrass) Gant, 38, of Gainesville, appeared before Circuit Judge Craig Carter on Dec. 6 and was sentenced to a 120-day institutional drug treatment program in the Missouri Department of Corrections in connection with a high-speed chase and assaulting a police officer while intoxicated. A...

Soil samples may be mailed directly to the University of Missouri Soil and Plant Testing Laboratory – or delivered to the local Ozark County Extension office. The fee for the soil test goes up $5 beginning Jan. 1, so area residents are urged to purchase the tests – or gift certificates for the test – this week because the Extension office will be closed Dec. 25-Jan. 1, reopening Jan. 2.
Soil tests can save farmers thousands of dollars, according to Missouri University Extension, and buying the tests before Jan. 1 can save farmers even more money because, beginning Jan. 1, 2018, the fee charged by the Extension service will increase from $14.50 to $19.50 for basic soil testing. For...
Missouri State University-West Plains’ dual credit classes will be the topic of the Friends of the Garnett Library monthly luncheon meeting Friday, Jan. 12, on the MSU-WP campus. Dr. Michael Orf, assistant dean of academic affairs, will discuss aspects of the university’s dual credit program and...

Delta Kapp Gamma
Xi chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an organization of professional women educators, met Nov. 18 at the West Plains Country Club for a program on Americorps. Ginny Henderson, of West Plains, introduced the team of 14 Americorps workers from all over the United States who are doing a project in...

American Red Cross
A total of 14 donors participated and 14 units of blood were collected during the Dec. 13 American Red Cross blood drive. Donors included Ned Upton, Patty Wright, Charlotte Barr, Diane White, Joe Easterday, Jim Gynn, Robert Edwards, Edmund Beckham, Dennis Lawson, Bob Main, Danny Walker, Jack Strong...

Robert Chambers. Courtesy of the Ozark County Jail.
Robert Chambers, 24, of Gainesville, is being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $3,500 cash-only bond in connection with a bizarre incident in which Chambers allegedly broke into Lee and Stephanie Bearden’s shed in Gainesville, pulled the Beardens’ dirtbike out into their yard and set it on fire....

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