Say 'cheese' with dear old St. Nick
Here are a few places your child can visit with Santa: * Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, 1935 S. Campbell Ave. Photos with Santa are free.
Filing for municipal elections to open Dec. 17
Dec. 17 marks the first day candidates may file to run in the April 8 municipal election.
Two firefighters hospitalized after fire truck crashes
Two firefighters from the Sparta Fire Protection District were hospitalized when the fire truck they were in ran off the side of the road while responding to a structure fire early on Nov. 25. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that J.N. Cloyd, 19, of Ozark, and Jason L. Stephens, 29, of Sparta, suffered moderate injuries when the fire ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Ozark senior has chance of a lifetime -- to perform at Carnegie Hall
Jerred Williamson learned to play drums when he was 3. At 5, he started playing the piano by ear.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
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On Thanksgiving, strangers become family
This year, I was blessed to spend Thanksgiving Day with my grandson Asher and his mother Stephanie in cold, cold Ozark, Mo.
Get Out: What's happening in the Ozarks on Monday
Free. 417-882-0714; thelibrary.org Holiday Store at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Hours: 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. today-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday .
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Get Out: What's happening in the Ozarks on Saturday
Open 5-7 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Dec. 21. Admission: $3 a vehicle. Info: parkboard.org; 417-837-5949 Askinosie Chocolate Tours, 2-3 p.m. today, Askinosie Chocolate Factory, 514 E. Commercial St. The tour fee is $4 for adults and $3 for children and students, and will be led by founder and CEO Shawn Askinosie.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Season of giving: Local charity groups discuss work
Several charities based in Christian County made short presentations to Ozark Chamber of Commerce members on Thursday.
Salvation Army seeks volunteers to ring the bells
Hundreds of volunteer bell ringers are needed in Christian County from now until Christmas Eve at Salvation Army red kettle locations in Nixa and Ozark.
Server picks up $50,000 in Scratchers lottery win
An Ozark restaurant server took home her biggest payday to date on her day off. Kimberly Moore, 48, explained how she drove past Casey's General Store, 603 E. South St. in Ozark, and she "got a feeling" that she should turn around.
Jury finds man guilty in assault of child
A former Ozark man was found guilty of a slew of sex crimes at the conclusion of a three-day trial.
outpouring of thanks
NIXA More than 150 volunteers circled a crowded warehouse on a Thursday night, stuffing grocery bags with food along their routes.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Two firefighters responding to call hospitalized after truck crashes near Ozark
Two firefighters from the Sparta Fire Protection District were hospitalized when the fire truck they were in ran off the side of the road while responding to a structure fire early this morning.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Nixa family escapes from house fire
Nixa firefighters were dispatched to a house fire early this morning, where a family of four was able to escape without injury.
It read, "If you don't do it right the first time, when are you going to find the time and the money to do it over?" Many of us are very much aware of the safety cables that have been installed along many of our divided highways throughout the country.
Anniversary: Kent Wynn & Leona Wynn
All relatives and friends are invited to celebrate this milestone of love and commitment.
Music, theaterbountiful duringholidays
Although Thanksgiving takes the spotlight Thursday, you can jump into the Christmas season as early as today thanks to music and theater in Springfield, Ozark and Branson.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Family Best Bets Through Dec. 1
This is free for all ages. No registration required. Call 417-888-4237. * Help kids learn what it means to truly be grateful with a Thanksgiving story time at 10 a.m. Nov. 26 at Barnes & Noble, 3055 S. Glenstone Ave. The featured book is "Grateful: A Song of Giving Thanks" by John Bucchino.
Plan for tornado safe room scrapped
Plans for a justice center annex that would double as a storm shelter have been torn apart by a rising list of expenses for the Christian County government.
Library director Phillips retires after 26 years
There will be a big empty spot at the Christian County Library after the retirement of longtime Director Mabel Phillips.