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The children of Bonnie Luna of Gainesville and the late Delbert Luna helped Bonnie celebrate her 88th birthday Jan. 9 at the home of their daughter, Marilyn Tilley. Pictured, from left: Carolyn Sue Cockman, Bonnie Luna, Shirley Sinor and Marilyn Tilley. Also present were Larry Cockman, Delbert...

This photo of the store at Locust, from the collection of the late Stella Martin Luna, is believed to have been taken shortly after the Locust post office opened in the store in 1911. According to “A History of Ozark County, 1841-1991,” Benjamin Breeding, right, was the only postmaster at Locust until it “closed out to Gainesville” in 1940. Also pictured, from left: Raymond McGinnis, Lonnie McGinnis, Margaret Webster Breeding, Stella Upton Martin, Clifford Webb and Bertha Webb holding Clifford’s brother.
Ozark County Times Jan. 18, 1918 This region has been experiencing the past week the most severe winter weather it has had in more than 30 years. On Thursday of last week it commenced snowing, on Friday the ground was covered to a depth of 12 or 14 inches and since then 6 inches has been added,...
Kyle Smart and Jennifer King of Gainesville are the parents of a baby girl, Julia Frances Aela Smart, born Dec. 21, 2018, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. She weighed 4 pounds 15 ounces and was 18 inches long.Her grandparents are Gene and Judy Smart, and Donna Smith,...
Colton and Kendra Tetrick Neal of Wasola are the parents of a baby girl, Lydia June Neal, born Dec. 31, 2017, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. She weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.Maternal grandparents are Robyn and Norval Tetrick of Squires;...

Letti Dawn Potter
Drake and Kara Potter of Gainesville are the parents of a baby girl, Letti Dawn Potter, born Dec. 20, 2017, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. She weigh 7 pounds 8 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Phyllis Lemons of Wasola; paternal...

We don’t know what occasion brought about this luncheon shared on the north-side lawn of the courthouse, but it may have been part of the open-house celebration marking the opening of the new Ozark County Times office after the original building burned on Feb. 14, 1963. We know the identity of only one person in the photo: Ruby Robins, who owned and operated the Ozark County Times with her husband, Fred Robins, is seated third from right. We speculate that the luncheon may have honored the Times’ correspondents and their families. The undated photo is part of the Ruby Robins collection of photos and memorabilia at the Ozark County Historium.
Ozark County Times Jan. 11, 1907 The County Court at its last session appointed Geo. W. Boone, W. T. Harlin and Marion Haskins as a committee to select a site and erect thereon a good substantial stone jail for Ozark county. The committee is authorized to sell the old jail and lot and with the...

Phoenix Reign Ledbetter
Casey Ledbetter and Keirsten Paige Little of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Phoenix Reign Ledbetter, born Dec. 25, 2017, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 1/2 ounce, and was 20 3/4 inches long.  Her sibling is Mason, 2. Grandparents are Jeremy and Tara...

Maynard Brown, 72
Maynard Brown, 72, of Isabella, died Dec. 30, 2017, at Gainesville Health Care Center in Gainesville. Private services will be held at a later date. He was born Aug. 19, 1945, in Sarasota, Florida, the son of “Doc” and Irene Malloy Brown. He married Faye Shirling, the love of his life, when they...

Doris Flo Tackett, 82
Funeral services for Doris Flo Tackett, 82, of West Plains will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Tackett died Dec. 31, 2017, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains.  She...

Noma Nadine Wyatt Brown Traub
Noma Nadine Wyatt Brown Traub, of Ava died December 26, 2017 at Heart Of The Ozarks Nursing Home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.      Nadine was born July 8, 1937 in Kissee Mills, MO., the daughter of Truman and Ada (Roberts) Wyatt.  She was a lifelong resident of Taney County with the...

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