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Justin and Katy Howard of Dora were among the more than 520 young farmers and ranchers who attended the Missouri Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference Feb. 9-11 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Lake of the Ozarks. This year’s event, organized for farmers age 18-35 by the 30 young...
Richard Bradshaw of Winon became the most recent state-record breaker in Missouri when he gigged this northern hog sucker Jan. 27 on the Current River in Carter County. The new “alternative method” record fish caught by Bradshaw weighed 2 pounds, 12 ounces with a length of 18.6 inches. His catch...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department  or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. Feb. 19 (continued from last week’s Times)9:42 a.m. – White cows out on Highway 95 across from Thornfield School. OCSD rendered assistance. Contacted possible...
We did get some rain during the week, and then on Saturday it came down in hard showers. It ran down through the field across the road, and we hadn’t seen that in a long time. We got a little over 6 inches. Water gates will be out, but they can always be fixed.The fields are beginning to green up....
It’s Feb. 26 as I write these items. My daddy was born on this day in 1874, a few years after his family moved to Missouri from Tennessee. They homesteaded near Marshfield and later lived at Mammoth. My son Lyndon now lives in Webster County near the old home place.Remembering days gone by, in my...
A meeting to discuss and vote on a proposal to combine the Tecumseh Neighborhood Watch program with the Tecumseh Volunteer Fire Department will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Tecumseh VFD firehouse on Highway 160 east of Lake Norfork.All are residents and interested persons are invited to...

Photo: University of Missouri Extension
A Private Pesticide Applicator training course led by Sarah Kenyon will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Ozark County Extension office, just east of the Gainesville square at 526 Third St. The cost is $25 .The training provides certification to obtain a Missouri Private Pesticide...
A weekly Grief Share seminar and support group will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 6 through May 29, at the Sweden Church east of Ava. The seminars are designed to help and encourage people after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend.The Grief Share program is a...

Mark Case, project manager at the Corps of Engineers’ Mountain Home, Arkansas, office, discusses the proposed Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan with Theodosia homeowners Ron and Christine Reinbold at a workshop meeting held Monday night at Lutie School. Times photo / Norene Prososki
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Monday night held its second public workshop in Ozark County this month, this time welcoming residents to a drop-in session at Lutie School in Theodosia to introduce its proposed Shoreline Management Plan Revision for Bull Shoals Lake. An estimated 50 people...
The Center’s first-Sunday fried chicken fundraiser dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4. The meal, which includes a beverage and dessert, costs $8 for adults, $5 for children under 10.Organizers say this is a great way to enjoy a delicious dinner and support The Center...

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