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Editor’s note: The Times plans to publish a follow-up question-and-answer article on the proposed use tax in an upcoming edition. To submit questions for that article, please email regina@ozarkcountytimes.com or call the Times at 417-679-4641.    In the General Municipal Election on April 7...

JASON LAIRD
Three new cases have been filed against Gainesville resident Jason Laird, 42, in connection with several crimes reported within the area over the last few weeks.  Ozark County Sheriff Darrin Reed first posted Laird’s photo on Facebook on Jan. 24, indicating in his post that the Gainesville man was...

Brandt Clay
Gainesville resident Andrew Brandt Clay, 21, was arrested Feb. 7 and has been held in the Ozark County Jail without bond in connection with a Jan. 24 incident in which Clay is alleged to have knocked a man unconscious, beaten him while he was passed out, bound his legs and feet with duct tape and...
Ozark County has passed its annual budget for the year 2020, and by all accounts the process went quite smoothly.  “This is the easiest budget we’ve passed in the 12 years I’ve been here,” said Western Commissioner Greg Donley.  At close to $5 million, it’s probably the largest in the county’s...

Lindsay Collins
This week the Times is publishing “profiles” of the four candidates running in the April 7 general municipal election for the three seats coming open on the Dora R-III School District Board of Education. Candidate profiles for the Gainesville school board ran in the Feb. 5 edition of the Times, and...

Diana and Odin: Caulfield resident Diana Cobb sits with her award-winning Dogue de Bordeaux pal, Odin. Cobb and Odin have made big waves in the dog show circuit. Odin currently has secured the Best of Breed title six times at American Kennel Club conformation shows. He has also already earned the champion title and is only four points away from the grand champion title. Times photo/Regina Mozingo
Diana Cobb of Caulfield has always loved animals, especially dogs. Even as a little girl, she knew she wanted to raise, breed and show some type of dog. She just wasn’t sure which breed to choose. That all changed when she was a young teen and saw the movie “Turner and Hooch.” She immediately fell...

Rex and Frances Johnson at their wedding reception in 1956.
Longtime Gainesville residents Rex and Frances Johnson expect to celebrate another Valentine’s Day together Friday, still enjoying each other’s company just as they’ve done for more than 63 Valentine’s Days now. They probably met as children when Frances’ mother, the late Canzada Jenkins, brought...

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Editor’s note: The Times plans to publish a follow-up question-and-answer article on the proposed use tax in an upcoming edition. To submit questions for that article, please email regina@ozarkcountytimes.com or call the Times at 417-679-4641.    In the General Municipal Election on April 7, Ozark...

Robert Christian Chambers, 27. Photo provided by a friend.
Ozark County Sheriff Darrin Reed said his office is investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred this morning around 4 a.m. at a residence on a county road off J Highway just north of the Missouri-Arkansas state line. Reed identified the victim as 27-year-old Robert Christian Chambers, of...

Flo Etta Runion
Flo Etta Runion will celebrate her 95th birthday at a party to be hosted by her family from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at The Center in Gainesville. All friends and family are invited; Flo asks that guests come with smiles and greetings, maybe cards but no gifts.  She was born Feb. 16, 1925...

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