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This photo of the building of the Barren Fork Bridge in 1925-26 is from the collection of Rhonda Herndon, who received it from Marcella Naugle Bilyeau. It’s reprinted from the current issue of the Old Mill Run, which features Ozark Countians’ recollections of the building of Highway 5, described as the county’s first “modern road.” Copies of the Old Mill Run are available for purchase at the Ozark County Historium.
Ozark County Times May 18, 1917 A good crowd attended the White moving picture show at the Christian church here the first four nights of the week. Mr. White has a good show. He goes from here to Bakersfield.     May 17, 1918 Thirteen more Ozark County boys, in the charge of Clerk Hugh Layton, left...
Emmett and Jill Hand of Wasola are the pareants of a baby boy, Emmett Jax Hand, born March 2, 2018, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. He weighed 10 pounds 7 ounces and was 21 inches long.His big sister is Jenna, 2.Maternal grandparents are Ron and Gail Misek of Theodosia...
Josh and Samantha Mayberry of Thornfield are the parents of a baby girl, Lydia Rose Mayberry, born April 13, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds 14 1/2 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.Her brother is Laryme, 11, and her sisters are Elizabeth, 9, and Lillian, 6....
Doug and Sandra Foster of Bakersfield announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachel Lynn Foster, to Logan Giles Roberts, son of Mark and Sheila Roberts of Pottersville. The couple will be married at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 26, on a private farm in Pottersville. The bride-...
Thomas Everett Hillhouse, 63, of Las Vegas, Nevada, died April 20, 2018 in Las Vegas. Memorial services will be held at a later date.He was born Feb. 14, 1955, in Gainesville, the son of James Everett “Red” and Velma Hillhouse. He loved to travel, fish and hunt, and he loved his dogs.He is survived...
Funeral services for Robert Eugene “Gene” Bowers, 85, of Koshkonong were held April 15, 2018, at Carter Funeral Home in West Plains with Mike Braswell officiating. Mr. Bowers died April 12 in Koshkonong.He was born Sept. 27, 1932, in St. Louis, the youngest of six children born to William Alvin and...
Funeral services for David Lee “Red” Newton, 63, of Wichita, Kansas, were held May 7, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville with Richard Martin officiating. Mr Newton died May 3 at Life Care Center of Andover, Kansas.He was born Oct. 12, 1954, in Gainesville, the son of Harold Dean and...
William C. Napier III, 61, of Tecumseh, died April 21, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Private family services will be held elsewhere.He was born April 12, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of William C. Napier Jr. and Peggy Morgan Roth Napier. He was raised by an uncle and aunt,...
Funeral services for Marjorie Murleen Callahan, 90, of Pottersville, were scheduled for 10 a.m. today,  May 9, 2018, at the Crider Church of Christ. Mrs. Callahan died May 4 at West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains.She was born April 25, 1928, at Crider, the daughter of Ferdinand “Ferd” D. and...
Graveside services for Frankie Marie Shanks, 94, of Festus, formerly of Poplar Bluff, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 7, 2018, at Patrick Cemetery in Ozark County. Mrs. Shanks died May 3 at Crystal Oaks Nursing Home in Festus.She was born July 23, 1923, at Piggott, Arkansas, the daughter of...

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