Local C of O students named to president’s list
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0500
Local students were named to the College of the Ozarks spring 2013 president’s list:
Jordan named to UAFS dean’s list
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0500
Taylor Jordan, a biology major and spanish minor, at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, was named to the dean’s list. She is a 2010 Ozark graduate.
Spokane’s LiaBraaten named outstanding student
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0500
Parker LiaBraaten, of Spokane, was recognized as an outstanding student by Drury University’s physics department.
Jehovah’s Witnesses to hold convention in Springfield
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:53:00 -0500
On July 5 - 7 the JQH Arena on the Missouri State University campus will host one of the 425 District Conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Hundreds of volunteers will transform the sports arena into a
Nixa’s Bilyeu Trio releases new gospel album
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:52:00 -0500
It would be difficult to have lived in southwest Missouri for any length of time without hearing of the musical heritage of the extended Bilyeu family. From church choirs to singing groups such as the
Community Calendar: June 19
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:38:00 -0500
Kiwanis donates $1,500 to Ozark’s Operation Half-Pint
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:36:00 -0500
The Ozark Kiwanis Club recently donated $1,523 to the Ozark School District for its Operation Half-Pint Program.
Chadwick hires new principal
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:18:00 -0500
Chadwick R-1 announced the hire of its new principal and building supervisor David Aldrich June 4 following a special session board meeting.
Summertime and the living is easy
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:22:00 -0500
It’s the time of the year for kids to pack their bags and head off to remote wilderness areas for weeks of athletic, church or any other number of focused summer camps. But for kids enrolled at The O.
Nixa school board receives Governance Team honor
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:17:00 -0500
Eighteen Missouri school boards have received the Missouri School Boards’ Association’s 2013 Governance Team Award, among them the Nixa Public Schools board.
Stitched across the country
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:48:00 -0500
zark resident Fern Hardesty has been quilting since she was a young girl.
Ozark passes pseudoephedrine ban
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:41:00 -0500
A controversial ingredient in some cold-medicine boxes now requires the doctor’s orders in Ozark.
Youth in motion: Highlandville Summer School
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:20:00 -0500
Students at Highlandville Elementary enjoyed the summer sun June 12.
Downtown property a challenge to market
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:06:00 -0500
It wasn’t a unanimous vote, with Ward 1 Alderman Brad Jackson questioning whether the city was acting financially responsible in approving a budget amendment allocating about $30,000 to develop a land
County receives clean audit report
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:55:00 -0500
A yearly audit report for 2012 Christian County financial statements was returned clean during a June 17 morning commission session.
Third Street expansion nearing end
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:57:00 -0500
Ozark’s road expansion near the Jackson and Third streets intersection is on the home stretch, officials say, and should be complete with a traffic signal by late August.
Fight on the Finley continues
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:38:00 -0500
The Sertoma Duck Race is just around the corner. And although the rubber ducks haven’t been put in the water yet, there is already a fight on the Finley.
Area bursting with fireworks shows
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:27:00 -0500
If high-powered explosions are your thing, clear your schedule. The Fourth of July lasts nearly two weeks in greater Christian County, with fireworks shows set to fill the map and the skies.
Sparta Fire purchases new truck
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:18:00 -0500
The Sparta Fire Department recently got something new and shiny, and like a kid after Christmas, firefighters want to show it off. In May, the department purchased a 1999 fire truck.
Billings alderman mounts dispute to keep family pony
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:21:00 -0500
Melissa Venable says she’s not out to buck city code. She just wants to keep Butterball.
First Billings water fixes to cost $142,000
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:02:00 -0500
Fresh off EPA approval of Billings’ long-term wastewater fix plan, a project volunteer says he found and knows how to solve some of the infrastructure overflow. But the fix is costly.
Christian County Library Foundation elects officers
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:21:00 -0500
The goal is millions of dollars away, but the board is now a step closer.
Nixa businesses start funding campaigns
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:15:00 -0500
It’s not always easy for small businesses to raise capital, but two Nixa businesses are using the Springfield-based Crowdit.com to ask the public to help spur them to new heights and achievements.
5 county schools buses deemed out-of-service during annual inspections
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:13:00 -0500
The Missouri State Highway Patrol released the results of its 2013 school bus inspection program June 10, with some Christian County Schools performing worse than in previous years.
MOzark Moments: This Missouri girl took Europe by storm
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 07:07:00 -0500
As an entertainer she was called the “Black Venus” and the “Black Pearl.” It was said she had more than 1,500 marriage proposals in her career.
Raffle benefits Lions Club
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:10:00 -0500
Satiwi Fireworks will raffle off two family packs and a set of 36 artillery shells to benefit the Missouri Lions Eye Research Foundation and the Heartland Lions Eye Bank this Independence Day season.
FOL names Father’s Day basket winner
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:59:00 -0500
Ozark’s Rodney Wyman was the winner of the Christian County Library Father’s Day gift basket. These seasonal and special occasion baskets are sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Blood drive slated June 25
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:57:00 -0500
Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold a drive 2 - 5 p.m. June 25 at Dela Get, 1548 N. Commercial Road, Nixa.
NHS 20-year reunion slated July 19-21
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:56:00 -0500
The Nixa High School class of 1993 will be having its 20-year reunion July 19 - 21.
Van Houtan honored by Shelter Insurance
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:13:00 -0500
Brooke Van Houtan, Shelter Insurance agent at Ozark, has been honored among the company’s top agents. Van Houtan earned the Rookie-of-the-Year Award at the firm’s recent Conference of Champions.