Day: March 6, 2021

HS Basketball Postseason Recap: Blue Eye Girls Head to Second Straight Final Four

by: Scott McCaulley Over the last couple of days, several teams have been trying to get to the next level or set themselves up for State Play: -Saturday, the Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs punched a ticket to their second straight Class 2 Final Four appearance as they pull away in the second half for a …

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Kirbyville Schools Going to a 4-Day Week Next School Year

by: Jacob Blount, Ozarks First The Kirbyville School District is going to four days a week for students to retain teachers. The city population is under 200 residents and Dr. Carless Osbourn, superintendent of Kirbyville Schools, says it’s not easy to find teachers. “It’s becoming more and more difficult,” said Dr. Osbourn. “Currently we have …

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Weekly MDC Report Includes Fishing Information, Being on the Lookout for Bears

by: Scott McCaulley This week’s “Conservation Report” includes information on the opening of the Catch and Keep Trout Season and a report on the opening days at Roaring River plus the upcoming opening of Paddle Fish Season as well as an alert that Bears may be waking up around the area and how to be …

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Stone County Man Sentenced for Child Endangerment

by: Chris Six, Ozarks First One of four suspects involved in a child abuse investigation was sentenced Monday for his role in the case. Court documents say 52-year-old Richard A. Hilliker entered a plea agreement and was sentenced to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections for one count of child endangerment. Hilliker’s sentence …

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