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Gov. Nixon to Visit Ozark on Thursday - OZARK, Mo.-- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will visit Ozark High School on Thursday to discuss his "Good Schools, Good Jobs" plan. According to a news release, Nixon will discuss how this plan will expand opportunities for students in the Ozark School District.  The Governor has said his Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal would put the state on track to fully fund the state's K-12 foundation formula ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Three Sentenced In Southern Missouri Meth Ring - Three people in southern Missouri will spend the next several years behind bars for their part in methamphetamine-fueled crimes. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Ozark Girl, 6, Leads Effort To Help Foster Kids - OZARK, Mo. -- An Ozark East Elementary kindergartener earned a Disney Friends for Change grant so she and her classmates could make care packages for children who are victims of abuse and neglect. Tara Venable's "Kids Helping Kids: Pack-A-Bag" program started as an idea -- she wanted to help kids who needed it. "It just popped into my head," 6-year-old Venable said. "I thought about it a lot of ... - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Ozark Man Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy - Three south Missouri residents were sentenced in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

3 Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Meth - SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Three people were sentenced on Wednesday for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. According to a news release from the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Noe Moreno-Malagon, 36, a citizen of Mexico residing in Ozark, Mo., was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison without parole, which must be served consecutively to his prison sentence in an ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Care to Learn Loft Waddle Raises Money for Children in Need - OZARK, Mo.-- Care to Learn Ozark will donate all proceeds from “Loft Waddle” to help local children in need. Loft owners in Downtown Ozark will open their doors and invite the public to take a tour of their lofts Mar. 22 from 4 pm until 6 pm to benefit children in need. The second annual “Loft Waddle” will raise funds to help local children by donating the $5 entry to the event to help children ... - Sat, 22 Mar 2014

Child Safety Workshop Teaches Self-Defense Techniques - OZARK, Mo.--“Stranger Danger” child safety workshop focuses on teaching children how to defend themselves from predators. Mar. 29 the MTA Ozark Martial Arts Center hosted an instructional meeting about the importance of communicating to your child who a “stranger” can be. At the Ozark Community Center the two hour seminar focused on who a stranger is, tactics that strangers use to access ... - Sat, 29 Mar 2014

Riders Compete at Pro Rodeo This Weekend - SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Ozark Empire Fairgrounds hosted the PRCA Rodeo tonight. You’ll have one more opportunity to see the Ozark Empire Pro Rodeo on Saturday at 6:45 p.m. The action starts at 8 p.m.  VIP tickets are $30, Adult General Admission are $18, and kids 12 and under are $14.  Children 2 and under are free. Stop by PFI Western Store to purchase tickets or buy online at ozarkempirefair.com ... - Fri, 21 Mar 2014

Ozark Empire Fair Announces Theme and Special Guests - SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The 78th Annual Ozark Empire Fair announces the theme and lineup for the 2014 season. The Ozark Empire Fair announces that the theme will be the Summers Biggest Party for the 2014 fair season. The Ozark Empire Fair in partner with POWER 96.5 asked radio listeners for submissions of ideas to choose the theme of the fair. This year's winner will receive a $500 cash prize and ... - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

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Nixon: $620M Tax Cut 'Not The Way To Move' Missouri - OzarksFirst.com - Jay Nixon told KOLR 10 News on that he does not think the general assembly's just-passed tax cut bill is good for the state economy. OZARK, Mo. -- After a speech at Ozark High School about his proposal to add more money to education, Gov. Jay Nixon ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Mo. Senate Committee strips funding for takeover of Ozark National Scenic ... - STLtoday.com - JEFFERSON CITY • The Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee today stripped a $6 million appropriation for a state takeover of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways from the fiscal year 2015 budget. Committee members are on day two of the committee's ... - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Ozark Man Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy - Kansas City infoZine - Springfield, MO - infoZine - Noe Moreno-Malagon, 36, a citizen of Mexico residing in Ozark, MO, Rita J. Vera, 35, of Monett, MO, and Paul E. Allen, 58, of Purdy, MO, were sentenced in separate appearances before U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

For Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., a war declaration and a reduced sentence - Kansas City Star - The federal case against Miller began when he and two comrades were arrested in a trailer in Ozark, Mo., after mailing the “Declaration of War.” The document, among other things, established a point system for the assassination of federal officials ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Letter: Hough's vote not in citizen interest - Springfield News-Leader - Lincoln Hough voted to spend $6 million of Missouri taxpayer money to dismantle the largest national park we have in this state. The Current and Jacks Fork rivers are part of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. People in southern Missouri recognize ...State, federal governments vie for control of Ozark National Scenic Riverways - Columbia Daily Tribune - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Lake Ozark apartment project moving forward - Lake Expo - LAKE OZARK, Mo. — The city of Lake Ozark continues to move forward with the Fish Haven Apartments development project. In the April 8, 2014 Lake Ozark board of aldermen meeting, the mayor received authorization to enter into and execute the grant ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Lake Ozark approved for $1.1 million development grant - Lake Expo - LAKE OZARK, Mo. — The City of Lake Ozark has been awarded a grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) for infrastructure improvements on the Fish Haven Apartment project. Mike Downing, Director of the DED, informed Mayor ... - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

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