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The 2022 edition of Ozark County Cookin’ will feature not only the recipes but also the stories of Ozark County cooks, present and past, whose kitchen talents created warm, enduring memories for generations of area families. As we do each year, the Times is asking readers to share their memories...

Times photo/Norene Prososki The Ozark County Times was honored with 10 awards in the Missouri Press Better Newspaper Contest based on work written, designed, created and printed in 2021. Staffers pictured in the above photo from left are, Editor Jessi Dreckman, Office Manager and Graphic Designer Regina Mozingo and Publisher and Ad Manager Jenny Yarger. Former Editor Sue Ann Jones, no pictured, continues as a feature writer and gathers information for the Times Past column each week. Other staffers include Reporter Bruce Roberts, not pictured, who joined the staff in December 2021, and Times owner Norene Prososki, who is semi-retired and works part time.
Times named second-best designed newspaper in state, The Real Ozarks is #1 special section   The Ozark County Times was honored with 10 awards (three...
September 29, 2022, 10:33 AM
Editor’s note: For more information on the Ozark Neighborly Exchange, call Jon Kruger at 417-679-0446 or search for “Ozarks Neighborly Exchange” on...
September 29, 2022, 10:16 AM
The Ozark County Chamber of Commerce has confirmed that the Ozark County Trunk-or-Treat held around the Gainesville square will be held from 6 to 8 p...
September 29, 2022, 10:11 AM
The 2022 edition of Ozark County Cookin’ will feature not only the recipes but also the stories of Ozark County cooks, present and past, whose kitchen talents created warm, enduring memories for generations of area families. As we do each year, the Times is asking readers to share their memories...
September 29, 2022

News

  • September 29, 2022
    The 2022 edition of Ozark County Cookin’ will feature not only the recipes but also the stories of Ozark County cooks, present and past, whose kitchen talents created warm, enduring memories...

  • Times photo/Norene Prososki The Ozark County Times was honored with 10 awards in the Missouri Press Better Newspaper Contest based on work written, designed, created and printed in 2021. Staffers pictured in the above photo from left are, Editor Jessi Dreckman, Office Manager and Graphic Designer Regina Mozingo and Publisher and Ad Manager Jenny Yarger. Former Editor Sue Ann Jones, no pictured, continues as a feature writer and gathers information for the Times Past column each week. Other staffers include Reporter Bruce Roberts, not pictured, who joined the staff in December 2021, and Times owner Norene Prososki, who is semi-retired and works part time.
    September 29, 2022
    Times named second-best designed newspaper in state, The Real Ozarks is #1 special section The Ozark County Times was honored with 10 awards (three first place, three second place, three third...
  • September 29, 2022
    Editor’s note: For more information on the Ozark Neighborly Exchange, call Jon Kruger at 417-679-0446 or search for “Ozarks Neighborly Exchange” on Facebook.  Tucked into...

Obits

  • September 29, 2022
    A private graveside service has been planned for Irene Hagen Upton, 87, of Independence. Mrs. Upton died Sept. 19, 2022, at Centerpoint Hospital in Independence. No visitation or viewing is...
  • September 29, 2022
    David Eino Niemi, 78 years, 6 months, 24 days old, passed away on July 27, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, with his family by his side.David was born January 3, 1944, in Houghton,...
  • September 22, 2022
    Rodney Russell Landers, age 71, passed away Saturday morning, September 17, 2022, at the home of his stepdaughter, Katharyne Jane (Silva) Belew, in Girard, KS. Rodney suffered from several...

Education


  • Photo courtesy Gainesville School GHS freshman Lillian Winrod spikes the ball back to Mansfield during Monday night’s match, while freshman Lillian Hejdak gets ready for the return. The Bulldogs fell to the Mansfield, but will be back on the court Saturday in Houston.
    September 29, 2022
    Bakersfield’s first ever high school volleyball squad improved to 3-4 on the year with a win in three sets over Gainesville on Thursday.The Lady Lions hosted their intra-county peers on...
  • August 4, 2022
    The start of the 2022-23 school year is just around the corner, and Ozark County school districts have announced their registration and start-of-school activities and schedules. BakersfieldNew...

  • Gainesville’s Nate Richer and Maliki Sherry advance to state Defending state champion pole vaulter Nate Richer, a senior at Gainesville High School, took first place in the Class 2 Sectional 3 to earn the chance to defend his title at the Missouri state track meet being held Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, in Jefferson City. Maliki Sherry, a junior at GHS, also advanced to the state level after placing fourth in high jump.
    May 18, 2022

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