Southwest Region

The southwest region of OATS serves the counties of Barry, Barton, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Jasper, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Ozark, Polk, Stone, Taney, Webster and Wright.   Scroll down to find your county.

 

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin. Contact your local office or driver for Fares.

Schedules

Barry County                   Driver Cindy Hudson             

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

Barry County to:                                                 

Springfield                                                1st Monday each month

Joplin                                                       2nd & 4th Mondays each month

Rogers                                                     3rd Monday each month

Seligman                                                  1st, 3rd Wednesdays each month

Mt. Vernon                                               4th Wednesday each month

Monett                                                    1st Friday each month       

 

To Monett from:

Seligman, Washburn                                  1st Friday each month

 

To Cassville from:                                 

Monett, Cassville                                  Tuesdays each month 

Seligman, Washburn, Exeter                     1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th Thursday each month

Barry County                                          3rd Friday every month (Senior Box)

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town:

Cassville, Exeter                                    417 835-0103

Monett                                                417-235-8286

Seligman                                             417-662-3749

Purdy                                                  417-442-3584

Washburn                                            417-826-5515

Wheaton                                             417-652-3899

                                                                                 

To Monett from:                        

Seigman, Washburn                            1st Friday each moth

 

To Cassville From:

Monett, Cassvile                                 Tuesdays each month

Seligman, Washburn, Exeter                 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th Thurday each month

Barry County                                      3rd Friday every month (Senior Box)

 

To schedule a ride on the Monett area route, call the contact number in your town:

Cassville, Exeter                                 417-835-0103

Monett                                             417 235-3285

Seligman                                          417-662-3749

Washburn                                         417-826-5515

Wheaton                                          417-652-3899

 

To  Monett From:                           Driver Patti Jo Nash

 

To schedule a ride on the Monett area route, call the contract number in you town:

 

Cassville Area:                                   Driver Susan Neeley-Eden        Monday - Friday              417-671-2133

 

Shell Knob Area:                                Driver Tim Buehrie                  Thursdays                       417-858-3870

                                                      Mary Shotell                                                                417-858-3470

 

Barton County                    Driver Craig Hackney

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

From Barton County to:                    

Joplin                                                      1st Monday each month

Joplin                                                      3rd Thursday each month

Springfield                                                   2nd Monday each month 

Nevada                                                   4th Thursday each month

 

To Lamar from:                                                                                                                        

Mindenmines and Liberal                               Tuesdays each month 

Golden City and Jasper                                   Wednesdays each month

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town: 

Lamar/Golden City/Jasper                 Dorris P Mayfield                 417 682-3842

Liberal/Mindenmines                      Ona Mae Winship                417 843-2585

Golden City                                     Bobbie Chappell                   417 537-8423

 

 

Christian County               Driver Lynette Stafford

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

Christian Co. to Springfield                 2nd Monday each month

East Christian to Springfield               3rd Tuesday each month

West Christian to Springfield              4th Tuesday each month

West Christian Co. to Nixa                  1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th Wednesdays each month

Ozark in town                                    1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th Thursdays each month

East Christian Co. to Ozark                  1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th Fridays each month

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town: 

Sparta, Chadwick                                  Marie Applegate                     417 278-3064

Nixa, Ozark, Spokane, Highlandville Helen Rowland                                  417 714-4363

 

 

 

Dade County                           Driver Gene Myers

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

From Dade County to:

Springfield                                                   1st Monday each month

Joplin                                                          3rd Monday each month 

Greenfield                                                    Thursdays each month

Special Service: Barton and Dade Counties       Monday-Friday

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town: 

Arcola                                      Kyle Crayton                            417 773-7381

Lockwood                              Irma Finley                            417-232-4020

Greenfield                                Anna Boyd                               417-637-2019

 

 

Dallas County                          Driver Doug Cornwell  

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

From Dallas County to: 

Springfield                                                  1st Tuesday each month

Skyline                                                   3rd Tuesday each month

Buffalo                                                   1st Thursday, 3rd Friday each month

Lebanon                                                     2nd, 4th Thursdays each month

Bolivar                                                   3rd Thursday each month

Bolivar                                                   1st Friday each month

Tunas/Leadmine                                         2nd Fridays each month (July 1 - Nov 1)

 

 

Special Service                                            Monday - Friday

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town: 

 

Dallas County                                              Robyn McCoy                       417-501-9483

 

 

 

Douglas County               Driver Paulette Waggle

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

Douglas Co to Springfield                          1st Monday each month

Douglas Co to Ozark                                 2nd Tuesday each month

Douglas County to Ava                             4th Tuesday; 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th Wednesday; Every Friday

Douglas Co to West Plains                        4th Wednesday every other month (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov)

Douglas Co to Branson                             4th Wednesday every other month (Feb, Apr, June, Aug, Oct, Dec)

Special Service                                        Monday-Friday
 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town:

Ava                                         Ava Senior Center                 417-683-5712             

                                                 Anna Bell Newville               417-683-2551

 

 

Greene County

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

Northeast Greene County

 

To Springfield from:                               Driver: Don Kiblinger  

Strafford/Fair Grove (60+)                      1st, 3th Monday each month

 

To Strafford from:                  

Strafford/Fair Grove (60+)                     Monday, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call: 

Strafford/Fair Grove                             Don Kiblinger                        417 350-3734

Strafford/Fair Grove                             Strafford Sr. Center                  417 736-9898                     

 

Northwest Greene County         

To Springfield from:                            Driver: Jim McGee

Ash Grove/Walnut Grove/Willard             1st, 2nd, 3rd Thursdays (general public)

Ash Grove/Walnut Grove/Willard             4th Thursday (60+ only)

 

To Willard from:

Walnut Grove/Ash Grove                      Tuesdays each month

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call:

Willard/Walnut                                     Eileen Goodwin                    417-742-5290

 

To Adjoining Co from:                         Driver Chuck Nelson

Ash Grove area (60+ Medicals)               Mon, Wed, Fri    

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call:

Ash Grove Sr. Center                                                                        417 751-3826

 

Southwest Greene County                     Driver: Ken Creviston

To Springfield from:                           

Republic area                                       Monday(60+); Wednesday (General Public)

To schedule a ride  on any of the above routes, Call:

Springfield OATS Office                          800-770-6287 

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call:

Republic                                Carolyn Becherer       417-207-2350

 

To Republic from:                                Driver Gene Harris

Republic area                                        Mon (General Public)

                                                          Tues, Wed, Fri (60+)  

                                      

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call:

 

Republic                                              Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm                                      

                                                         Gene Harris                          417 343-0121                                                                           

To Republic/Springfield from:                Driver Don Campbell

Republic Area (60+ Medicals)                Tues, Thurs          

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call:

Republic                                             Don Campbell                       417 343-0114

 

Springfield

To Springfield from:

Springfield (60+, 18-59 Disabled)          Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Springfield (60+)                                Tuesdays, Thursdays

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call:

Springfield                                         OATS Office                          417 887-9272

 

To Northview Sr. Center from:

North Springfield (60+)                       Monday-Friday

To Southside Sr. Center from:                                         

South Springfield (60+)                       Monday-Friday

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call:

Northview Sr. Center                                                                     417 837-5808

Southside Sr. Center                                                                     417 890-1313

 

Special Service                                    Monday-Friday                                                                    

                                                                                               

Rural Jasper County                    Driver Kenny Liggons

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

 

Joplin, Webb City, Alba to Carthage                                Mondays each month 

Carthage, Reeds, Avilla, Sarcoxie, rural Joplin to Joplin         Tuesdays each month 

Carthage, Reeds, Avilla, Sarcoxie, rural Joplin to Joplin         1st Wednesday each month 

     

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town: 

Reeds, Avilla, Carthage                     Anne Hartman                      417-793-2640

Sarcoxie                                     Mona Sanders                       417-434-3628

Joplin, Webb City, Carl Junction         Marjorie Sanders                  417 659-8502

Murphy Manor                             Marjorie Sanders                  417 659-8502

Lawrence County                          Driver Katrena Bowling

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

From Lawrence County to:              

Springfield                                                2nd, 4th, Monday each month

Monett                                                     1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th Tuesdays each month

Mt. Vernon and Miller                                 3rd Tuesday each month

Aurora                                                      Thursdays each month 

 

To schedule a ride on any Lawrence County route, call the Springfield OATS office at 1-800-770-6287

Aurora Area                                           Monday-Friday

                                                              Call:  Driver Maggie Meltabarger      417-440-0961

 

Marionville/Aurora to Aurora                      Monday-Friday

                                                             Call:  Driver Missy Hrton                  417-440-1275

 

 

 

McDonald County                            Driver Nancy Abercrombie

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

COUNTY BUS                                                       

To Noel from:

Goodman, Anderson, Pineville, Lanagan                         Mondays

Jane, Pineville, Anderson, Lanagan                                  Wednesday

Goodman, Anderson, Pineville, Lanagan                         Thursday

Goodman, Anderson, Pineville, Lanagan                         Friday

 

To schedule a ride on County Bus contract:

Noel Senior Center                                                       417-475-3511

Cleo Crosby                                                                 417-475-6262

 

2ND BUS                                                                      Driver Judy Gow

To Neosho from McDonald County                                  2nd Tuesday

To Noel, from Goodman, Anderson, Pineville, Lanagan       3rd Tuesday

To Jane from McDonald County                                      4th Thursday

 

To schedule a ride on the County Bus, call the Noel Senior Center at 417-475-3511

 

To schedule a ride on the 2nd Bus, contact:

Virginia Mullin                                                             417-364-8541


 

Newton County                                       Driver Debbie Smiles

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

                                                                                               

To Anderson or Jane from:

Newton County                                                    3rd Monday Every Other Month (Jan-Nov)

 

To Carthage from:

Newton County                                                    3rd Monday Every Other Month (Feb-Dec)

 

To Neosho from:

Newton County                                                    Tuesdays each month

 

To Joplin from:

Newton County                                                    Thursdays every week       

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town:

Newton County                      Cindy Patterson           417-658-6804

                                               

To Neosho from:                                                       Driver Marian Shoemaker

Neosho                                                                   Monday-Thursday (8:00 am – 3:00 pm)

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town: 

Neosho                                  Clara Muse                            417-592-8014

 

 

Ozark County                     Driver Angela Pleasant

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

 

To Ava

From Theodosia/Gainesville                                      1st Tuesday every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Nov)

 

To Branson

From Thoedosia/Gainesville                                      1st Tuesday every other month (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec)

From Pontiac/Gainesville/Theodosia                          5th Monday

 

To Gainesville

From Ozark County                                                 4th Tuesday (Ozark County food pantry open from 1:00-3:30 pm for bus)

 

To Mountain Home AR

From Bakersfield/Caufield                                       3rd Monday

From Thoedosia/Gainesville                                     3rd Tuesday

 

To Springfield

From Pontiac/Gainesville/Theodosia                         2nd Monday

 

To West Plains

From Pontiac                                                       4th Monday

From Theodosia/Gainesville                                   2nd Tuesday

From Bakersfield/Caulfield                                    Thursdays each week

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town: 

Bakersfield/Caulfield area                                     Jean Lawing                             417-284-7377     

Gainesville, Theodosia area                                   Mary Piepergerdes                       417-679-4142

 

 

Polk County                                                Driver Phil Huxhold

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

 

 

To Springfield from:

Polk County                                                           3rd Thursday each month                                

 

To Bolivar from:                                                                                        

Halfway, Fair Play, Aldrich, Morrisville,

Pleasant Hope, Bolivar                                                 Mondays each week 

Dunnegan, Humansville, Huron, Bolivar                          Wednesday each week

Polk County                                                               Fridays each week

 

To Leadmine from:

Polk County                                                               2nd Thursday each month

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town:

Polk County Area                 John Keith                  417-345-5999

 

Bolivar to Bolivar                 Tuesday-Friday           Driver Gaylen Sellers      417-770-2770

                                                                        

Special Contract Service         Monday-Friday

 

Stone County                                            Driver Stanley Pugh

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

To Branson West from:                                                

Crane, Galena, Cape Fair, Reeds Spring                            Wednesdays each month

Reeds Spring, Kimberling City, Blue Eye, Lampe               Thursdays each month

 

To Branson from:

Shell Knob, Viola, Carr Lane                                            1st Monday each month

 

To Springfield from:                                                                                                             

Stone County                                                               2nd Monday each month

 

To Shell Knob from:

Shell Knob, Viola, Carr Lane                                            Tuesdays each month

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town:

 

Shell Knob/Viola/Carr Lane            Mary Shortell               417-858-3470

Kimberling City/Blue Eye               Stanley Pugh               417-230-6705

South Reeds Spring/Lampe

Cape Fair/Galena/Crane                Stanley Pugh                417-230-6705

North Reeds Spring

 

 WAY2GO

Stone County Way-2-Go

Sunday-Saturday 7:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

 

Passengers can request to be picked uip and dropped off up to 3/4 mile off the bus route. The pickup and drop off locations will be at the curb. Reservations must be made in advance, at least a day before, by calling the OATS office at 1-800-770-6287.

 

 

Taney County                   Driver Don Daniels

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

To Springfield from:

Taney County                                                     4th Monday each month

 

To Branson/Hollister from:

Branson, Hollister, Walnut Shade area                   Tuesday each month

Forsyth & Eastern Taney County area                    Wednesdays each month

 

 

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town between 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., only Mon – Fri:

Branson/Forsyth                                             Melvia Taylor                         417-230-2940                                                                                       

 

 

To Branson from:                                             Driver Tina Dillon: Call 1-855-569-1449 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. M-F)

Branson/Hollister Area                                      Monday-Friday (8:30 a.m – 3:30 p.m.)

 

To Forsyth from:                                             Driver Don Crone: Call 1-417-231-1576 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. M-F)

Forsyth Area                                                   Monday-Friday (8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

 

To Branson from East Taney County                  Driver Sherry Grotts: Call 1-855-569-1449 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. M-F)

(Age 60+ only – Medicals priority)                    Monday-Friday (8:30 a/m. – 3:30 p.m.)

 

To Branson from Western Taney Co                  Driver Chuck Nielson: Call 1-855-569-1449 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. M-F)

 (Age 60+ only)                                             Monday-Friday (8:30 am – 3:30pm)

 

TanExpress & Distant Medical Runs                  Driver Sandy Schultz: Call 1-855-569-1449 (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. M-F)

Taney Co Gen Public                                       Monday, Wednesday, Friday (7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

Taney Co 60+ only                                        Tuesday, Thursday (7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

Taney Co to Springfield 60+ only                    2nd Tuesday each month

Taney Co to Springfield Gen Public                  4th Wednesday each moth

 

Special Service                                              Monday-Friday                                                                                                                                       

 

 

Webster County                                     Driver Debbi Huckelba

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.

 

To Springfield from:

Seymour, Fordland, Rogersville                       1st, 3rd Mondays every month

Marshfield, Elkland, Niangua                           2nd, 4th Tuesdays every month

Marshfield, Elkland, Niangua                           1st Wednesday of every month

  

To Marshfield from:                                                           

Seymour, Fordland, Rogersville                       3rd Wednesday each month

 

To Lebanon from:

Webster County                                           4th Wednesday each month

        

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town: 

Seymour                               Donna Coffer                          417-935-2283

Fordland/Rogersville               Dorothy Krause                       417-766-9603

Marshfield, Elkland, Niangua     Evelyn Wine                           417 468-6079

Marshfield, Elkland, Niangua     Doris Miller                            417 859-2338

Marshfield, Elkland, Niangua     Maxine Replogle                    417 859-6611

Rogersville                             Joyce Salkil                             417-753-7107

 

Rogersville/Fordland Area:                                                    Driver Bill Price

Rogersville Area to Rogersville                                              Monday – Friday

Rogersville Area to Seymour food bank                                  4th Thurs each month


To schedule a ride, call 417-753-7800 or 417-343-0113

 

Seymour Area:                        Driver Debbi Huckelba

Seymour area to Seymour        Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

               

To schedule a ride, call 417 935-4614 or 417-935-2283

 

Marshfield Area (general public)                                           Driver Bill Price                                   

Marshfield Area to Marshfield                                          Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Niangua, Elkland to Marshfield                                         1st & 3rd Friday

 

To schedule a ride, call 417-343-0131 or 417-859-3555

 

 

Wright County                   

OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.  

 

To Springfield from:                               Driver Janet Chapin

Mtn. Grove, Norwood                             3rd Monday each month

 

To Cabool from:

Mtn. Grove                                              2nd Monday (p.m.) every other month (Jan,Mar,May,Jul,Sep,Nov)

 

To Mtn. Grove from:

Mtn. Grove                                              2nd Monday & Thursdays each month

Mtn. Grove, Norwood, Macomb                  Tuesday each month 

Manes, Dawson, Mtn. Grove                      1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th Friday each month

 

To West Plains from:

Mtn. Grove                                             4th Friday each month

 

To Springfield from:                               Driver Marsha Tooley     

Mansfield, Hartville, Grovespring             3rd Monday each month

 

To Ava from:

Mansfield                                            1st, 3rd, 5th Thursdays each month

 

To Lebanon from:                                

Grovespring                                        1st Monday each month

Hartville                                             1st, 3rd Tuesdays each month 

Grovespring                                        1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Wednesdays each month

 

To Mtn Grove from:

Hartville                                              2nd, 4th Tuesdays each month 

Mansfield                                            2nd, 4th Thursdays each month

Mansfield                                            2nd Friday if needed

 

Special Services                                   Monday-Friday 

 

To schedule a ride on any of the above routes, call the contact number in your town:   

Hartville                                             Margaret Addis                     417-741-7774

Mansfield                                           Christina Allen                      417-924-8575

Grovespring                                        Anna Merritt                         417-462-3174

Mountain Grove                                   Becky Davis                         417-926-5867

 

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