The weekly storm hit on Saturday afternoon. Many trees were down. Some of them were on houses and chainsaws had to be fired up to get rid of all the mess in yards and on fences.
Hopefully, each of you mothers had a great Mother's Day on Sunday. I feel that every day is Mother's Day once you have that first child. Each day is important in a different way. We moms know that "no two days are the same with kids.”
Finis Gold's barbershop on Nixa's Main Street was a clearinghouse for what was going on in the small town. Since he had his finger on the pulse of anything that happened in Nixa and Nixa had no newspaper, Gold decided to start one. He and another businessman began publishing “The Nixa Report…
Nine months after she announced a major commercial and agricultural development in Ozark, Megan Morris welcomed some of the first guests to a major public event at Finley Farms.
The most interesting part of my conversation with Joe Rossi was not his account of his house being damaged in a tornado, nor his story of almost drowning on Table Rock Lake, but the fact that he told me to “have a good day,” at the end of our visit.
For the past few months, I’ve been working as an intern at Christian County Headliner News. I grew up in Ozark, graduated from Grace Classical Academy and made the decision to live in Virginia for four years while I pursued a Bachelor of Arts in journalism with a minor in classics at Patrick…
The best things in life are free, they say. Sunsets, a hug from a child, the loyalty of a good dog are all fine examples but as Jean Shepherd said, “In God we trust: all others pay cash.”
Just as it seems the Sparta city government has taken a leap forward, allegations of misconduct by an elected official send the town’s image slinking backward.
With spring having arrived, the length of day is increasing, and the apparent movement of the sun north is increasing daily. This is caused by the 32.5 degree tilt of the Earth and the path of the Earth around the sun.
The granddaughters and great-grandkids had a ball last Monday when they were having their play day here on the creek. I was so involved that I missed getting to see them. They cleaned the house and had everything looking like no one had been here. Maybe, the next time I will be here too.