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A meeting to discuss and vote on a proposal to combine the Tecumseh Neighborhood Watch program with the Tecumseh Volunteer Fire Department will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Tecumseh VFD firehouse on Highway 160 east of Lake Norfork.All are residents and interested persons are invited to...

Photo: University of Missouri Extension
A Private Pesticide Applicator training course led by Sarah Kenyon will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Ozark County Extension office, just east of the Gainesville square at 526 Third St. The cost is $25 .The training provides certification to obtain a Missouri Private Pesticide...
A weekly Grief Share seminar and support group will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 6 through May 29, at the Sweden Church east of Ava. The seminars are designed to help and encourage people after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend.The Grief Share program is a...

Mark Case, project manager at the Corps of Engineers’ Mountain Home, Arkansas, office, discusses the proposed Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan with Theodosia homeowners Ron and Christine Reinbold at a workshop meeting held Monday night at Lutie School. Times photo / Norene Prososki
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Monday night held its second public workshop in Ozark County this month, this time welcoming residents to a drop-in session at Lutie School in Theodosia to introduce its proposed Shoreline Management Plan Revision for Bull Shoals Lake. An estimated 50 people...
The Center’s first-Sunday fried chicken fundraiser dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4. The meal, which includes a beverage and dessert, costs $8 for adults, $5 for children under 10.Organizers say this is a great way to enjoy a delicious dinner and support The Center...
Absentee voting for the April 3 general municipal election has begun. Registered voters who are unable to go to the polls on Election Day should contact the Ozark County Clerk’s Office for the required absentee-voting application. Absentee ballots may then be voted by mail or in person at the clerk...

Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire Department chief Tim Jeffery, left, and firefighter Tracy Meal recently delivered Savannah Leckie Memorial Scholarship applications to Lutie School principal Sherry Anstine, second from right, and Lutie School counselor Alisha Favazza. TAVFD members also delivered the applications to the other Ozark County school counselors at Bakersfield, Gainesville and Dora.
The Theodosia Volunteer Fire Department is accepting applications for the Savannah Leckie Memorial Scholarship, which has been created in honor of TAVFD junior firefighter Savannah Leckie, who was murdered last summer. Qualified students can submit applications for the $300 single-award scholarship...
Prior to the big rain last week a few white bass were caught on both lakes. The Stump Hole area on Norfork produced a few, as did Gooley Creek on Bull Shoals. Live minnows, sliders and swimming minnows all work well. The rooster tail spinner is also a popular bait for whites. Expect the white bass...

Ozark County commissioner Greg Donley estimates that repairing this section of County Road 142, which runs between Souder and Rockbridge, will require about 1,047 tons of gravel. The road was extensively damaged in the floods of spring 2017.
The county has a “staggering amount of rock to haul” to repair damage from last year’s historic flood, Ozark County Western District Commissioner Greg Donley said Monday at the weekly commission meeting. While the east side of the county “only” needs about 80,000 tons of gravel for road repairs,...

Gainesville's Brodie Chapman was named to the Class 2 District 4 all-district team.
The Gainesville Bulldogs defeated the Sparta Trojans 51-46 on Monday, Feb. 19, in the first round of the Class 2 District 4 tournament held at Norwood High School. Brandon Poe led the scoring for the Bulldogs with 18 points, followed by Jaxon Britt with 14 and Brodie Chapman with 10. Wyatt Wilson...

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