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Barry County Sheriff’s Office calls for service and reports taken

March 11-17 The Barry County Sheriff's Office responded to 232 calls for service for the week of March 11-17. The CAD events created by central dispatch are the Calls for Service Barry County Officers respond to every day, included in those calls are alarms, assaults, burglaries, domestic disturbances, DWI's, stealing, harassment, medical issues, paper service, prisoner transports, suspicious persons, traffic stops and warrant service. Reports are not generated on all the calls for service. The following reports were generated from the above 232 calls:
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Missouri aviation leaders to host celebration

Leaders from across the Missouri aviation community will meet with elected officials to commemorate State Aviation Day at the State Capitol on April 2. “Aviation is a vital component of the total transportation package that serves Missouri’s industries, businesses, and residents,” said Steve Stockam, Former Joplin Regional Airport Manager and Immediate Past Chair of Missouri Aviation Advisory Committee.
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Haven of the Ozarks Pet of the Week, March 20

Fiber deserves a home! He has been in shelter for over 765 days. Fiber is a handsome, playful dog who came to the Haven from the city of Monett after being abandoned. Fiber is a happy, loyal guy, whose favorite games are fetch and tug-of-war. He does a good job on walks but does pull a bit, so between that, his slightly-sassy attitude, and his energy levels, the Haven thinks he’d do best in a home with older kids. He might take some time to warm up to the men in his new family, but this good boy will do literally anything for bacon. He doesn’t get along with cats and will need to meet any potential dog siblings before he goes home. He is a lab/pit bull terrier mix born May 12, 2021. The Haven is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days a week. For more information, people may email havenozarksanctuary@gmail.com, or call at 417-835-3647. Contributed photo
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Through the years, March 6

50 YEARS AGO: DONORS PORTRAIT AT ROARING RIVER — Members of the family of the late Dr. T. M. Sayman presented an oil painting to Roaring River State Park Saturday. The late Dr. Sayman gave the initial park acreage to the State of Missouri in 1928. Attending the presentation ceremony from the left are: Norman Chaney, park concessionaire; Joe R. Ellis, Missouri park board member; James Woods, park superintendent; lady Peter Smithers, Dr. Sayman’s daughter; and Major and Mrs. C. Dennison Lane, he’s the late donor’s
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Haven of the Ozarks Pet of the Week, March 6

Prairie is a sweet pup who was dumped on a gravel road and is now waiting for a loving family to take her home to her own little house. She is sweet and gentle and still getting accustomed to shelter life, but we hope she isn’t here long. She is a black and white mixed breed (not sure what) and currently weighs 13 pounds. She will grow to be a medium-sized dog. Her estimated DOB is Nov. 29, 2023.
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Through the Years, Feb. 28

40 YEARS AGO: MORE LIKE A WINTER WONDERLAND — Roaring River State Park’s opening last week presented this sight... more like a winter wonderland...than a trout opening. Fishermen were obviously not out in numbers as they might have been had power outages and heavy snow not visited the area. Dressed for the low temperatures, most of the usuals were there, with some newcomers who just couldn’t resist the March 1 call.
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