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Ozark County commissioners held their final budget hearing Monday for the 2023 county budget, and commissioners voted to approve the budget. County officials have been working on budget matters since the beginning of the year. The final budget numbers were not available as the Times went to press...

This rendering, taken from the website benedictinesofmary.org, shows the architect's drawing of the new Monastery of St. Joseph now under construction southwest of Assumption Abbey in Douglas County, a few miles north of Rockbridge. The $20 million monastery will be large enough to house 48 nuns when completed and will also include a chapel and a Fathers Shrine to honor earthly fathers, grandfathers and priests. The shrine and many of the services in the chapel will be open to the public. 
Editor's note: This feature describing Assumption Abbey and the Nazareth Hermitage is the first of three stories that describe four religious...
February 2, 2023, 12:07 PM
The United States Postal Service announced recently that Karla Hogan has been named the new Theodosia post master. Although she’s new to the title,...
February 2, 2023, 12:04 PM

Times photo/Bruce Roberts Log truck rollover Black ice Monday morning was said to be the cause of this log truck rollover just south of the Missouri/Arkansas line on Highway 5. The crash closed the highway for much of the day Monday while crews worked to remove the wreckage and the logs from the roadway. The driver of the truck, Timothy Willenburg, was not seriously injured in the crash.
If you’re hoping for an early spring, you’re not alone. Ozark County was hit with two winter storms in the last week, the first of which dumped up to...
February 2, 2023, 11:58 AM
Ozark County commissioners held their final budget hearing Monday for the 2023 county budget, and commissioners voted to approve the budget. County officials have been working on budget matters since the beginning of the year. The final budget numbers were not available as the Times went to press...
February 2, 2023

News

  • February 2, 2023
    Ozark County commissioners held their final budget hearing Monday for the 2023 county budget, and commissioners voted to approve the budget.County officials have been working on budget matters since...

  • This rendering, taken from the website benedictinesofmary.org, shows the architect's drawing of the new Monastery of St. Joseph now under construction southwest of Assumption Abbey in Douglas County, a few miles north of Rockbridge. The $20 million monastery will be large enough to house 48 nuns when completed and will also include a chapel and a Fathers Shrine to honor earthly fathers, grandfathers and priests. The shrine and many of the services in the chapel will be open to the public. 
    February 2, 2023
    Editor's note: This feature describing Assumption Abbey and the Nazareth Hermitage is the first of three stories that describe four religious communities and facilities that operate a few miles...
  • February 2, 2023
    The United States Postal Service announced recently that Karla Hogan has been named the new Theodosia post master. Although she’s new to the title, Karla isn’t new to Ozark County or the...

Obits

  • February 2, 2023
    Funeral services for Joel Dea Smith, 81, of Sycamore, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 at the Family Life Church in Dora with Zak and Don Hamby officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to...
  • February 2, 2023
    Visitation services for Harry Whitney Wright, Jr., 82, Theodosia, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Mr. Wright...
  • January 25, 2023
    Funeral services for Annave Loftis, 85, of Thornfield, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home chapel in Gainesville with Milan Chisam officiating. Visitation...

Education

  • November 17, 2022
    Several Ozark County athletes were named to the all-conference team for volleyball, including a Bakersfield player who was also named conference MVP.Jessie Keith, of Bakersfield, was named to the all...

  • First grade First grade winners in the 2022 Ozark County Spelling bee were, from left: first place Avenleigh Garnette of Dora, second place Joshua Engelhardt of Dora, third place Naomi Cummings of Dora and fourth place Emillie Vanderveen of Gainesville.
    November 17, 2022

  • The Dora JAG students have undertaken a service project to provide hygiene kits and products in school bathrooms for fellow students to use and take as needed. JAG students are pictured here with a donation of personal hygiene and feminine products donated by Sam and Kayla Miller of Roy’s Store in Dora. Students, pictured from left, are Kaitlynn Brown, Shauna Lake, Loghan Bruce and Lauren Martin.
    November 4, 2022
    We wanted to bring you an update about the Dora Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program. Out chapter is part of a national program that is dedicated to helping teach students skills to be...

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