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Shirley Garrison and son Heath Garrison have once again transformed the lawn around the Isabella-area home where Shirley lives with her husband, Ronnie Garrison, into an eye-catching and traffic-stopping seasonal fall display. Even though their home on Lake Road 619, off HH south of Isabella, is...

The Ozark County Times won 18 awards in the Missouri Press Better Newspaper Contest for news stories and other items published in 2020. Above: Times staff members include, from left, advertising manager / publisher Jenny Yarger, editor Sue Ann Jones, owner Norene Prososki, ad designer/office manager Regina Mozingo and reporter/graphic designer Jessi Dreckman.
The Ozark County Times was honored with four first place awards, four second place awards, seven third place awards and three honorable mentions in...
October 13, 2021, 4:00 PM

Jeremy Fowler, 28, shown here with his wife, Bakersfield High School teacher Tori Fowler, and their two children, Sadie, 3, and Josiah, 6, sustained severe injuries Saturday when a 1,400-pound zero-turn mower flipped onto him as he was loading it after mowing a Viola, Arkansas, cemetery. Jeremy is an EMT with Fulton County (Arkansas) Hospital Ambulance service, a volunteer firefighter / first responder with the Caulfield Volunteer Fire Department, and assistant youth pastor at Pomona Assembly of God. His friends and relatives have started a gofundme.com fundraiser campaign to help the family with expenses while he is recovering.
Friends and relatives are asking for prayers – and financial help – for Jeremy Fowler and his family after the 28-year-old Caulfield resident...
October 13, 2021, 3:46 PM

Gainesville native Louie Joe Scott, who now practices law in Poplar Bluff, was recently inducted into the Missouri Intercollegiate Hall of Fame during an Oct. 1 ceremony in Columbia.
Former Ozark County resident and Gainesville High School graduate Louie Joe Scott, who now lives in Poplar Bluff with his wife, Judy, was inducted...
October 13, 2021, 3:42 PM
Shirley Garrison and son Heath Garrison have once again transformed the lawn around the Isabella-area home where Shirley lives with her husband, Ronnie Garrison, into an eye-catching and traffic-stopping seasonal fall display. Even though their home on Lake Road 619, off HH south of Isabella, is...
October 13, 2021

News

  • October 13, 2021
    Shirley Garrison and son Heath Garrison have once again transformed the lawn around the Isabella-area home where Shirley lives with her husband, Ronnie Garrison, into an eye-catching and traffic-...

  • The Ozark County Times won 18 awards in the Missouri Press Better Newspaper Contest for news stories and other items published in 2020. Above: Times staff members include, from left, advertising manager / publisher Jenny Yarger, editor Sue Ann Jones, owner Norene Prososki, ad designer/office manager Regina Mozingo and reporter/graphic designer Jessi Dreckman.
    October 13, 2021
    The Ozark County Times was honored with four first place awards, four second place awards, seven third place awards and three honorable mentions in the Missouri Press Association’s...

  • Jeremy Fowler, 28, shown here with his wife, Bakersfield High School teacher Tori Fowler, and their two children, Sadie, 3, and Josiah, 6, sustained severe injuries Saturday when a 1,400-pound zero-turn mower flipped onto him as he was loading it after mowing a Viola, Arkansas, cemetery. Jeremy is an EMT with Fulton County (Arkansas) Hospital Ambulance service, a volunteer firefighter / first responder with the Caulfield Volunteer Fire Department, and assistant youth pastor at Pomona Assembly of God. His friends and relatives have started a gofundme.com fundraiser campaign to help the family with expenses while he is recovering.
    October 13, 2021
    Friends and relatives are asking for prayers – and financial help – for Jeremy Fowler and his family after the 28-year-old Caulfield resident suffered a severe injury Saturday as he was...

Obits

  • October 13, 2021
     A private memorial service was held Oct. 9, 2021, for Narvella Lair, 90, of Caulfield, who died Aug. 24. She was born April 17, 1931, in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, the daughter of Dan and...
  • October 13, 2021
     A graveside service for George Lyndall Willhoit, 76, of Kansas City, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at White Chapel Cemetery in Gladstone. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m....
  • October 13, 2021
     A graveside service for Dennis Lawson, 66, of Thornfield, was held Oct. 8, 2021, in the Thornfield Cemetery with Pastor Ray Dobbs officiating. Mr. Lawson died Oct. 6, 2021, at his home.He was...

Education


  • Valedictorian Hailee Collins. Photos by Amy Ingalsbe.
    May 26, 2021
    Bakersfield’s 2021 commencement exercises were held Friday, May 21, at the school.  Commencement address by Heather SmithBakersfield first grade teacher Heather Smith gave this year...

  • Trevor Mansker was named 2021 Lutie salutatorian. Mansker finished his education in March and left soon after for recruit training in the United States Navy. His foster mother and Lutie teacher Kathalee Cole, pictured below, gave his speech to the graduation audience.
    May 26, 2021
    Seven Lutie High School seniors graduated during the 2021 commencement exercises held May 22 in the Lutie School gym.   Commencement address by Gary ArthaudRetired Lutie High School...

  • The Gainesville High School Bulldogs beat the Seymour Tigers on Friday, May 21, to bring home the school’s first district championship in 30 years. The Bulldogs went on to play Richland for the sectional title on Monday, May 24, and rolled over the Bears 11-1. Gainesville is hosting the regional game at 5:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 26, and will take on the Marionville Comets. Members of the Bulldogs team are, from left, (front row) Wyatt Alms, Danny Sherry, Camden Evans, Jarett Hogan, Jake Leeker, Wyatt Walker, Dymon Van Eperen, Brady Myers; (back row) Nathan Kiger, coach Blake Hobbs, Briar Walrath, Andrew Hambelton, Landry Jenkins, Bryce Hambelton, Aden Yarger, Daden House, Kannon Morrison, Cooper Friend, Bryant Neel, assistant coach Austin Thompson and Bryson Martin. Photo courtesy of Karla Smith.
    May 26, 2021
    The Gainesville Bulldogs are among the top eight teams in Missouri Class 2 baseball and now hold a 20-8 record after beating Seymour in districts and Richland in sectionals. It’s a historic...

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