Ozark towns slog through shutdown as parkland remains closed

Friday, October 4, 2013 | 8:08 p.m. CDT; updated 8:36 p.m. CDT, Friday, October 4, 2013

VAN BUREN — The canoe rental outfitters dotting the Ozark hills were still stymied as the government shutdown entered its fourth day, but at the Jolly Cone Drive-In in Van Buren, some of the locals gathered were more worried about fish gigging than anything else.