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Tom Reynolds
I fished for stripers at the beginning of last week in Bennett’s Bayou. The warm weather, full moon and the lake draw-down changed the shad bait pattern. Most of the bait was on the flat by Fout’s and the big flat before the Walker’s arm of the bayou. The warm, strong winds early in the week moved...

Tom Reynolds
  I fished for stripers at the beginning of last week in Bennett’s Bayou. The warm weather, full moon and the lake draw-down changed the shad bait pattern. Most of the bait was on the flat by Fout’s and the big flat before the Walker’s arm of the bayou. The warm, strong winds early in the week...
The 2020 Real Ozarks Magazine, a glossy-covered, full-color guide to exploring Ozark County and the surrounding area, is now available at the Times office and wherever newspapers are sold. The popular magazine, published annually by the Times, is also distributed at visitor centers across the...
The 2020 Real Ozarks Magazine, a glossy-covered, full-color guide to exploring Ozark County and the surrounding area, is now available at the Times office and wherever newspapers are sold. The popular magazine, published annually by the Times, is also distributed at visitor centers across the state...
March 30 is the cut-off date to apply for Missouri USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service fiscal year 2020 funds through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) and the Regional Con-servation Partnership Program - Environmental Quality Incentive Program. EQIP gives farmers,...
March 30 is the cut-off date to apply for Missouri USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service fiscal year 2020 funds through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) and the Regional Con-servation Partnership Program - Environmental Quality Incentive Program. EQIP gives farmers, ranchers...

The Ozark County Commissioners recently had new signage installed at Haskins Ford, where County Road 863 crossess the upper reaches of Bull Shoals Lake. Times photo/Amelia LaMair
Additional signs reading “No Crossing When Water Is Over Road” have been installed at Haskins Ford, where County Road 863 crosses the upper reaches of Bull Shoals Lake. Western Ozark County Commissioner Greg Donley said the bridge cannot safely be crossed until the lake level is at 664 feet...

The Ozark County Commissioners recently had new signage installed at Haskins Ford, where County Road 863 crossess the upper reaches of Bull Shoals Lake. Times photo/Amelia LaMair
Additional signs reading “No Crossing When Water Is Over Road” have been installed at Haskins Ford, where County Road 863 crosses the upper reaches of Bull Shoals Lake. Western Ozark County Commissioner Greg Donley said the bridge cannot safely be crossed until the lake level is at 664 feet...

Work on the Tecumseh access on Norfork Lake is scheduled to be completed this May in a US Army Corps of Engineers project. A nearby Missouri Department of Transportation project to straighten Highway 160 at the curves just west of the access is slated to begin in January 2021 and will take approximately one year. The entrance to the boat ramp at the lake access will remain open during the project, but entrance to the access might take longer than normal because of the highway construction. Times photo/Jessi Dreckman
The highly anticipated project to realign Highway 160 at the Tecumseh curves is once again on the Missouri Department of Transportation’s schedule.Construction on the project was initially slated to begin in July 2020. However, complications involving the possible historical significance of several...

Missouri Bat Census members braved cold temperatures, mud and water-filled passages to monitor 10 caves during their recent stay at Cloud 9. The group was founded in the winter of 2007-08 by Kirsten Alvey-Mudd, pictured ninth from left.
The Missouri Bat Census recently surveyed 10 caves at Cloud 9 Ranch in Ozark County, and many are surprised by what the survey found.The group, self-described as “bat and eco-conservation-minded cavers, educators, biologists, students and others who conduct and maintain a data base inventory of...

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