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Twenty firefighters from five area departments worked several hours fighting a July 5 lightning-caused fire that destroyed the Caulfield-area home of an older Ozark County couple. Caulfield Membership Fire Department chief Shannon Sisney said the home was a total loss, but firefighters kept the fire from spreading to two nearby outbuildings.
Lightning sparked a July 5 house fire on Highway 160 west of Caulfield that destroyed the home of an older Ozark County couple. The Times could not confirm the couple's identity, but their last name is thought to be Metz.Caulfield Membership Fire Department chief Shannon Sisney said firefighters...

District specialist Laramie Johnson grills hot dogs while Ozark County Extension specialist Randy Wiedmeier and SWCD intern Clayton Leroy offer advice. Hamburgers and hot dogs were served to 180 people who attended the Ozark County Soil & Water Conservation District's annual meeting and election Friday in Gainesville.
Ozark County Soil and Water Conservation District's annual meeting and election were held Friday, June 22, at the office in Gainesville. There were 180 in attendance for the annual meeting, according to district specialist Melisa Myers. Hamburgers and hot dogs were served, and 100 landowners voted...
Mark your calendars for our meet-the-candidates fundraiser dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, July 20.   MenusLunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out...
July 11 was the last day to register to vote in the Aug. 7 primary election. Absentee voting for the August primary has begun, and two local events are planned this month to help voters gather information before casting their votes in the Aug. 7 primary election.  Registered voters who are unable...
During a DWI saturation conducted June 30 on Highways 5 and 160 in Ozark County by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a total of 11 citations and 26 warnings were issued. Two people were arrested for drug violations and one for driving while intoxicated. Other totals from this saturation included...

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Fireworks reflect off Bull Shoals Lake at Pontiac Cove’s fireworks display  Tuesday, July 3. Fundraisers held throughout the year helped make this year’s show a big success, said Pontiac Cove Marina manager. Jabet Wade. “It’s been a community effort to be able to do this each year,” she added. “...
The Gainesville Lions Club is accepting nominations for this year’s Barney Douglas Citizen of the Year award, to be presented to an Ozark County resident who has made a difference in our community. The citizen of the year will be recognized at Hootin an Hollarin.Nominations can be made by emailing...
Girl Scout Alana Kimmen, center, was misidentified in the photos accompanying last week’s story about Sampson Masonic Lodge’s flag retirement ceremony on June 30 in Theodosia. Also shown are emcee Len Modlinski, left, and Theodosia Area VFD firefighter Craig Mierkowski. The flag shown was being...
Registration for Ozark Football Association’s 2018 tackle football and cheerleading will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Gainesville High School. Football is open to third through sixth graders, with third and fourth graders in one division and fifth and sixth graders in the...
The following criminal cases, traffic/municipal tickets and infractions were filed in Ozark County Court between Monday, July 2, and Monday, July 9. All those charged are presumed innocent pending final court action. Scotty R. Meier, Kissee Mills, tampering with a motor vehicle, possession of a...

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