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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...

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...

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...

James Hodges, pictured on a bluff overlooking the area known locally as “the forks,” where Bryant Creek meets the North Fork of the White River at Tecumseh, volunteers with the David’s Trail nonprofit organization to plan and build hiking trails on Corps of Engineers land along Norfork Lake. When completed, the proposed Ozark County trail section will connect the Ozark Trail in Missouri and the Ozark Highlands Trail in Arkansas. While recently in the area flagging the path, Hodges wore an Ozark Trail hat, Ozark Highlands Trail shirt and David’s Trail water bottle to represent the organizations involved in the project.
On a recent cold, wintry day, James Hodges and his trusty trail dog Cooper picked through the woods along Norfork Lake at Tecumseh, heading for a bluff that overlooks what locals call “the forks,” a scenic spot where the calm waters of Bryant Creek meet the spring-fed North Fork of the White...

James Hodges, pictured on a bluff overlooking the area known locally as “the forks,” where Bryant Creek meets the North Fork of the White River at Tecumseh, volunteers with the David’s Trail nonprofit organization to plan and build hiking trails on Corps of Engineers land along Norfork Lake. When completed, the proposed Ozark County trail section will connect the Ozark Trail in Missouri and the Ozark Highlands Trail in Arkansas. While recently in the area flagging the path, Hodges wore an Ozark Trail hat, Ozark Highlands Trail shirt and David’s Trail water bottle to represent the organizations involved in the project.
On a recent cold, wintry day, James Hodges and his trusty trail dog Cooper picked through the woods along Norfork Lake at Tecumseh, heading for a bluff that overlooks what locals call “the forks,” a scenic spot where the calm waters of Bryant Creek meet the spring-fed North Fork of the White River...

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