Southwest Region

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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                           4th 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

                                                                                 

To Monett from:                                    Driver Patti Jo Nash

Monett area                                          Monday-Friday (6:30 am – 11:30 am & 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm)

 

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

Monett Senior Center         417 235-3285

 

Cassville Area:                                      Driver Gary Shrum

                                                                Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri              417-671-2133

 

Shell Knob Area                                   Driver Leatrice Strother

                                                                Thursdays                417-429-3850

County Committee Meeting:
2nd Wednesday every other month, (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec) Monett, 10:00a.m.

All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

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               Dorris P Mayfield                 417 682-3842

Jasper                                     Corine Choate                      417 394-0057

Liberal/Mindenmines         Ona Mae Winship                417 843-2585

Golden City                           Bobbie Chappell                   417 537-8423

 

County Committee Meeting:
1st Friday every other month
All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

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

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

 

County Committee Meeting:
3rd Thursday of every other month

All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

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

Bolivar                                                   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 Stanley                          417 773-7381

Lockwood                              Irma Finley                            417-232-4020

Greenfield                             Anna Boyd                             417-637-2019

 

County Committee Meeting:
1st Friday of every other month
All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

Dallas County                       

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 (Apr 1 – Nov 1)

 

 

Special Service                     Monday - Friday

 

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

Buffalo                                   Terry&Charlene Nicholas   417 733-0944

Dallas County                        Robyn McCoy                       417-501-9483

 

County Committee Meeting:
2nd Tuesday every other month, Dallas
All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

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

Ava to adjoining county                      2nd, 4th Tuesday each month

Rural Ava to Ava                                  Wednesdays, Fridays each month

 
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

 

County Committee Meetings:
4th Tuesday every other month (Jan,Mar,May,Jul,Sep,Nov), Ava Senior Center
All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

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 (60+)                                     2nd, 4th Monday each month

Strafford/Fair Grove (60+)                 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:

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

To Springfield from:                            Driver: Terry Thomas

Republic area                                       Mondays (60+); Wednesdays (General Public) 

 

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

Republic (primary)                                Carolyn Becherer       417-207-2350

Republic (backup)                                Connie Hicks              417-414-2062

 

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  8:00 am-9:00 am

                                                 Republic Senior Center     417 732-7672

 

 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                                                                    

                                                                                               

County Committee Meetings:
3rd Tuesday every other month (Feb,Apr,June,Aug,Oct,Dec)
All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

Rural Jasper County                    Driver Kenny Liggons

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

 

Driver Kenny Liggons

 

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

 

County Committee Meeting:
1st Wednesday of each month
All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

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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 Lawrence County Operator at   1-800-770-6287

Aurora Area                                           Monday-Friday

                                                             Call:  Driver Maggie Meltabarger   417-440-0961 or 417-678-5383

 

Marionville/Aurora to Aurora                  Monday-Friday

                                                             Call:  Driver Missy Hrton/Misty Holloway       417-440-1275

 

County Committee Meeting:  1st Thursday every other month

All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

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

 

2ND BUS                                                                         Driver Judy Gow

To Neosho from McDonald County                                  2nd Tuesday

To Noel, from Goodman, Anderson, Pineville, Lanagan     3rdTuesday

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:

To Jane, Neosho & Noel       Cleo Crosby                   417-475-6262

                                           Noel Senior Center        417-475-3511


County Committee Meetings:
2nd Wednesday every other month. All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

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                       Kathy Chambers                      417-312-8015

                                               

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

 

Newton County Committee Meeting:
2nd Tuesday every other month

All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

Ozark County                     Driver Angela Pleasant

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

 

 

To Branson from:

Pontiac/Gainesville/Theodosia area                   5th Monday each month

Gainesville/Theodosia area                                3rd Tuesday every other month (Feb,Apr,June,Aug,Oct,Dec)

 

To Gainesville from:

Gainesville/Theodosia area                                4th Tuesday each month

Bakersfield/Caulfield area                                  4th Tuesday each month

 

To Mtn. Home, Ark from:

Bakersfield/Caulfield area                                  3rd Monday each month

Gainesville/Theodosia area                                1st Wednesday each month

 

To Springfield from:

Pontiac/Gainesville/Theodosia area                   2nd Monday each month

Gainesville/Theodosia area                                3rd Tuesday every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov)

 

To West Plains from:

Pontiac                                                              4th Monday each month

Gainesville/Theodosia area                                2nd Tuesday each month

Bakersfield/Caulfield area                                  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

Pontiac                                          Debi Yeager                              417-679-2772

 

County Committee Meeting:
4th Tuesday every other month (Jan,Mar,May,Jul,Sep,Nov) Ozark County Senior Ctr., Gainesville, 10:00a.m.
All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

 

Polk County                                                Driver Phil Huxhold

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

 

Driver Phil Huxhold

 

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

                                                                             Call 417-770-2770

 

Special Contract Service                                     Monday-Friday

 

County Committee Meeting:
4th Thursday every other month
All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

Stone County                                            Driver Tim Huff

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           Janell Hammer               417-294-0140

Kimberling City/Blue Eye               Charles Lopez                417-309-1603

South Reeds Spring/Lampe

Cape Fair/Galena/Crane               Kathy McComb               417-569-2635

North Reeds Spring

 

Stone County Way-2-Go

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

 

Service is on a flexible fixed route basis to accommodate those with disabilities and all equipment is handicap accessible. If because of a disability, you need to arrange for a pick-up please call 1-800-770-6287.

 

County Committee Meeting:
4th Thursday every other month

All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

 

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            2nd & 4th Tuesday each month

Forsyth                                                                   1st Tuesday each month

Forsyth & Eastern Taney County area              1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th Wednesdays each month

Branson                                                                 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th Thursdays each month

 

County Committee Meeting:
 1st Monday of every other month, Branson Manor, 1:00 p.m.

All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

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

Forsyth                                   Bobbie Flannagan                417 337-9327

Branson                                 Sharon Nokes                       417 598-8398

 

To Branson from:                                             Driver Floyd Knott: Call 1-855-569-1449 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm M-F)

Branson/Hollister Area                                     Monday-Friday (8:30 am – 3:30 pm)

 

To Forsyth from:                                              Driver Don Crone: Call 1-417-231-1576 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm M-F)

Forsyth Area                                                    Monday-Friday (8:30 am – 3:30pm)

 

To Branson from East Taney County               Driver Dan Huff: Call 1-855-569-1449 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm M-F)

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

 

To Branson from Western Taney Co               Driver Chuck Nielson: Call 1-855-569-1449 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm M-F)

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

 

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 each month

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

 

To Marshfield from:                                                           

Seymour, Fordland, Rogersville        4th Wednesday each month

 

To Lebanon from:

Webster County                                   1st, 3rd 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                     417-767-1222

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 753-7800 or 343-0113

 

Seymour Area                                                                      Driver Debbi Huckelba

Seymour Area to Seymour                                                 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

               

To schedule a ride, call 417 935-4614

 

Marshfield Area (general public)                                      Drivers Inge Haney and Rodney Colton

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

Niangua, Elkland to Marshfield                                         1st & 3rd Friday

To schedule a ride, call 343-0131 or 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 (pm) 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, 4th Friday each month

 

To West Plains from:

Mtn. Grove                                           5th 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                              Kayleen Eagleston               417-924-3539

Grovespring                          Anna Merritt                        417-462-3174

Mountain Grove                    Becky Davis                         417-926-5867

 

County Committee Meetings:
2nd Monday in Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov

All OATS meetings are open to the public!

 

County Committee Meeting:
4th Wednesday every other month (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec)

All OATS meetings are open to the public!