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David Hirsh of Gainesville won the 12-gun Liberty gun safe that was the prize in a raffle sponsored recently by the Ozark County Farm Bureau. Hirsh’s winning ticket was drawn Sept. 30 during the Ag Day in the Ozarks event sponsored by Sponsored by the Ozark County Farm Bureau, the Soil and Water...

Doyle Turner stands in front of a bumper crop of sorghum that’s growing on the family farm in Thornfield. Turner said the sorghum crop hasn’t done well the past two years, but this year, the cane has flourished, standing 10-12 feet tall.
As reported in last week’s edition of the Times, the Turner family plans to make molasses at their farm in Thornfield Saturday, Oct. 7. However, the forecast is calling for a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, and Doyle Turner says, “We can’t cook if it’s raining.” So the...
Women of all ages are invited to the Ladies’ Day meeting Saturday, Oct. 14, at Ball Church of Christ on Highway 181 south of Dora. The meeting’s focus will be “Food for the Soul” with Telandra Sadler of Keiser, Arkansas, as the featured speaker.  Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., and the program is...
For more than a decade, the Ozark County Times has asked readers to share their favorite recipes for our Ozark County Cookin’ cookbook, and this year, we’re asking you again to share current recipes – as well as recipes, anecdotes, stories and photos of great cooks from years gone by.  The 2017...
The First Baptist Church in Gainesville will host the “Secret Church” series beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, the FBC Family Center, formerly the Gainesville Youth Center, just off the square on Third Street in Gainesville. The four-week series by David Platt, director of the International...
The Ozark County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting at noon Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the Century Bank of the Ozark training room in Gainesville. All members are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided by First Home Bank. For more information, contact Amelia LaMair at info@...
Gainesville is holding a city-wide clean-up Friday, Oct. 6. Residents may set out large items such as furniture for pickup. A limit of one microwave and one TV per customer also may be left out for pickup. Tires must be cut into three pieces so they don’t hold water, and paint cans must be opened...
The Baxter Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is holding a jewelry sale from 7 a m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, as a fundraiser to support special services and help meet equipment needs for the hospital in Mountain Home, Arkansas. The sale will be held...
A free “Medicare and You” class will be offered at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at The Center on Highway 5 just north of the Gainesville city limits. This class, sponsored, by The SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging and The Center, will help participants make sense of the decisions  involved in starting...

Times photo / Norene Prososki MFA Oil delivery driver Daniel Chambers boards up a window Thursday morning that was broken out during an apparent burglary during the night. A break-in and theft were also reported Thursday morning at Gainesville Elementary School.
The Ozark County Sheriff’s Department is investigating two break-ins that apparently occurred overnight Wednesday, Sept. 27. At 6:14 a.m. Thursday a caller reported to the sheriff’s office that the front glass had been broken out of the MFA Oil office on Third Street just east of the Gainesville...

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