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The Durham Co. site work is expected to start soon

Work is starting on the new facility for The Durham Co. in Buffalo, on the site previously owned by the Dallas County R-1 School District. Engineering delays have postponed construction, but site …

Skyline community raises more than $20,000 for Lyndsey Morales

In an outpouring of support for Lyndsey Morales, a Skyline second-grader who has been diagnosed with Stage 4 kidney cancer, the local community has raised more than $20,000 through various …

A Fair Grove fixture

From the first year to right before his passing (he conducted the August meeting), Carl Buckner has been a valuable fixture of the Fair Grove Historical and Preservation Society. Donna, Carl’s …

Bison hold off late surge by Forsyth, win 34-27

Buffalo’s football team led 28-6 going into the fourth quarter Friday night at Forsyth, but the Panthers roared back in the fourth quarter and ultimately lost by only seven, …
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Dallas Co. residents chosen as Missouri Farm Family

Lance and Kelsey Doty and family of Elkland were among the families honored during the 62nd annual Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 16 at the Missouri State Fair. The Doty family was selected as the …

Elliott and Jones explain new business resources

Are you starting a new business? Have questions about current business practices? Resources for existing companies, entrepreneurs and start-ups are now widely available for the Ozarks …

Skyline Middle School gets Gold Star Award for 2021

The Skyline Middle School, a school of the Hickory County R-1 School District, was honored as one of only eight Missouri schools to receive the 2021 Missouri Gold Star School Award. The Department of …
Local Sports

Pomme de Terre fishing report

Week of July 12, 2021 Lake Conditions Lake level: 841.56. Water temperature: 75-80 degrees. Water condition: The lake is currently 2 1/2 feet high. The water clarity is stained to …

Texas Bowl canceled

FAYETTEVILLE — Because of COVID-19 issues within the Texas Christian University’s Horned Frogs football program, the Arkansas vs. TCU Mercari Bowl scheduled Thursday night at NRG Stadium in …

Lady Bison volleyball team goes 3-3 during past week

Wins 2 of 4 at Buffalo tournamentBuffalo’s volleyball team played well during the past week, winning three matches and losing three. This included winning two of four matches Saturday at the …

Golf tournament at Dream Valley

The Fair Grove Quarterback Club is hosting a golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 10, at Dream Valley Golf Course, 90 Golf Course Road, Buffalo. Tee off time starts at 8 a.m. In the event of rain, the …
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Leave things better than you found them

I attended a Boy Scouts of America luncheon this past week honoring local banker Bill Monday. He was honored with the Forever Eagle, an award given to those who lived the Scout Oath and Law …

Having a good ol’ Celtic time

I would like to share with you about a good time I had this past weekend. If you’ve never attended one of the annual Southwest Missouri Celtic Heritage Festivals & Highland Games, then I …

To rescue an injured butterfly

“Pawpaw,” my granddaughter Katie asked on the telephone, “What can I do for a butterfly with a broken wing?” “I don’t know,” I told her. “I’ve …

Listen to your body’s wake-up calls

Paul Campbell   Listen to your body’s wake-up calls   If you listen carefully, your body will tell you when you need to do something differently than you are now doing. I …

Taken for a ride

Everybody needs a Lendol Condren in their life. I learned to drive, change a tire and the basics of safe driving from him in driver’s education class. There is no wonder that Missouri is the …

The Bonanza phenomenon

Ozarks RFD: Jim Hamilton   The Bonanza phenomenon   Once upon a time a young former Union Carbide executive from Kokomo, Ind., launched a steak house phenomenon in Springfield, …
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