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Needmore Church of God will celebrate completion of its multipurpose building with a dedication service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. The Elmores will be singing, and the Rev. Gale Wooten, former pastor of Mammoth Assembly of God, will be the dedication speaker. “This has been a project spanning...
We are still hoping for a good rain. In two little showers we got .03 inches in all. Every bit does help a little, and we are thankful. Paul saw the old airplanes that flew over one day. I had a visit with a guy from Oklahoma on Friday. It was Doyn Mallow, and he was here to attend a school reunion...
My goodness! Summer is gone. Acorns are falling on the ground, and I can hear them falling on my metal roof too. I always enjoyed December coming, especially back in the 1930s when my sisters, both being schoolteachers, ordered candy for their students, and I was included (spoiled that I was--can’t...

GHS Class of 1956
The Gainesville High School class of 1956 held its 61-year reunion Saturday at The Center in Gainesville. Class members attending were (front row, from left) Ivonne Hillhouse Bowers, Susan Amyx Ault, Joella Reynolds Jarman, Sue Hambelton Parsley, Lodema King Bent and Nada Lorene Honeycutt Cheek....

Black walnut hulling station. Photo courtesy of Hammond Hullers.
Black-walnut hulling stations have opened for the season throughout the Midwest, and a news release from Stockton-based Hammons Hullers says the company is paying an “opening price” of $15 per 100 pounds (after hulling) to those bringing black walnuts to one of the company’s hulling sites. The...
Dr. Velma Childers, an apostle missionary evangelist pastor, is bringing a message of “hope and love to a broken world” in a series of services at Living Word Outreach Church in Theodosia next week. Services are 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Oct. 15 and 7 p.m. nightly, Oct. 16-18.
Lutie True Hope General Baptist Church in Theodosia is hosting their third-Sunday singing at 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 15. Refreshments will be served afterward.
White River Valley Electric Cooperative will host a farm and ranch appreciation breakfast from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at its Gainesville office. Area farmers and ranchers are invited to share a biscuits and gravy breakfast. Other WRVEC farm and ranch appreciation breakfasts will be held...
Adult and children’s flu vaccine is now available at the Ozark County Health Department on Third Street in Gainesville. Call OCHD at 417-679-3334 for an appointment. The health department office will be closed Tuesday Oct. 17, so staffers can attend an emergency training exercise.

Steve Foster
Author Steve Foster will present a free talk on native medicinal plants and herbs, “Herbal Reminisces Seeded in the Ozarks,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at One Garden Botanical Library in Brixey. The location is next to the old Brixey store at N Highway and County Road 167. Foster is the author or...

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