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Missouri Department of Conservation staff remind fall river floaters and anglers to check the status of MDC river accesses before heading out on a canoe trip or an evening of gigging. More than 184 MDC accesses and conservation areas were damaged in this year’s historic spring flooding. MDC says...
A hunter education class will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in the Gainesville High School library. Those taking the class much be at least 11 years old on or before the date of the class and must register online at mdc.mo.gov. Follow the online links to Hunter Education, Skills Session...
Sheri Lee of Ozark County Farm Bureau, with some help from young Harlow Mansfield,  worked the registration desk during Ag Day in the Ozarks Saturday at the Gainesville Livestock Auction. The event, sponsored by the Ozark County Farm Bureau, the Soil and Water Conservation District and Missouri...
University of Missouri Extension agronomist Dr. Sarah Kenyon presented information on forages and weed control at the Women’s Grazing Day Conference Saturday at Lisa Edwards’ farm near Thornfield. Edwards also shared her story, the progress she has made on the farm in the last eight years and tips...

Photo courtesy Teresa Orloff, TAVFD Five Ozark County volunteer fire departments responded to multiple fires Sunday on the Glade Top Trail northwest of Longrun with equipment including this 2,000-gallon tanker from Theodosia Area VFD.
Five Ozark County volunteer fire departments, along with a fire crew and bulldozer from the U.S. Forest service, battled multiple fires Sunday along the Glade Top Trail near the Ozark-Taney county line.  Mark Twain National Forest public affairs officer Cody Norris said the fires burned...

Matthew England
This year’s Matthew J. England 5K Memorial Run/Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, on the Gainesville square – or wherever participants walk or run the distance in memory of the Ozark County soldier who was killed in action on June 8, 2011, in Iraq. England died when the vehicle he was...
Hill ‘n’ Hollow Quilters Guild’s 23rd biennial quilt show, Autumn in the Ozarks, will be held Oct. 19-21 in the education building at the Baxter County Fairgrounds, 1507 Fairgrounds Drive in Mountain Home, Arkansas.  The show, judged this year by Cindy Erickson, will be open to visitors from 9 a.m...
Members of Sampson Masonic Lodge #298 in Theodosia will serve their regular first-Saturday community breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Oct. 7, at the lodge, located next to Lutie School on Highway 160 in Theodosia.  The menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, waffles,...
The Gainesville High School class of 1956 will hold its 61-year reunion beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at The Center off Highway 5 just north of the Gainesville city limits. All members of the class as well as family and friends are invited. 
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other emergency-responding agencies, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Sept. 26 1:31 a.m. – Traffic stop on Highway 5 north near Bryant Plastics. OCSD rendered assistance. 3:24 a.m. – Caller said a truck with camper shell was going back...

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