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Lauren Suter gets vaccinations at the Ozark County Health Department to meet Missouri requirements for school attendance. Ozark County schools begin their 2018-19 academic year in less than a month. For a complete list of required immunizations, contact the health department, or visit their Facebook page. The health department is offering a vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Call 679-3334 for an appointment or for more information.
County schools are gearing up for the 2018-2019 school year. Important dates and guidelines are listed below. Bakersfield R-IV SchoolBakersfield school officials remind all students and parents that state law and health regulations require students to be properly immunized and provide verification...

Photo/Karla Smith Gainesville Cardinals The Gainesville Cardinals took first place in the coach-pitch 6- to 8-year-old boys division of the summer ball program. Members of the team were, from left, (front row) D.J. Howard, Parker Gilmore, Ty Alms, Jake Hogan, Luke Hogan; (back row) Zach Evans, Silas Moody, Howard Wade, Dylan Jennings,Carson Nielson and Jaxon Headrick. The boys were coached by Spencer Wade, back row left, and Justin Gilmore, back row right.
“Without the help of many people, the kids wouldn’t have this opportunity.”Morris Jenkins, league coordinator Almost 350 local children participated in this year’s summer ball program. Thirty-one teams – 21 from Gainesville, nine from Bakersfield and one from Dora –competed in the league, which is...

Among the fun and educational activities offered during Bakersfield R-IV’s summer school recently, students learned the practical skill of canning vegetables. At left, Bakersfield teacher Stephanie Guffey shows Hunter Belt how full to pack a jar of green beans in preparation for canning.
The annual Bakersfield all-school reunion and Fourth of July picnic is set for Saturday, June 30. The reunion will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Bakersfield School cafeteria. Festivities including entertainment, games, food and booths, then continue at Pride Park from 5 p.m. until dark, when a...

Bakersfield School officials, board members, and representatives of DeWitt Construction in Springfield (the project’s general contractor) and Paragon Architecture in Springfield broke ground Thursday for the new FEMA storm shelter to be built on the Bakersfield campus. Pictured, from left: Dee (Barron) Smith, DeWitt safety officer; Kathy Jackson, DeWitt project manager staff member; Mark Hampton, DeWitt site superintendent; Bakersfield school board member Chris Bales; board vice president Charles Moss; board president Bruce Bales; superintendent Dr. Amy Britt; maintenance director Jason Marsh; board members Mike Zimmer, Matthew Evans and Tim Watlington; and Paragon Architecture representatives Jessica Struckhoff and Conner Stokes.
Bakersfield school officials and board members, with representatives from Springfield-based construction and architectural companies, staged a groundbreaking event Thursday for the school’s new storm shelter. The structure, funded primarily through a grant from the Federal Emergency Management...

Bakersfield School officials, board members, and representatives of DeWitt Construction in Springfield (the project’s general contractor) and Paragon Architecture in Springfield broke ground Thursday for the new FEMA storm shelter to be built on the Bakersfield campus. Pictured, from left: Dee (Barron) Smith, DeWitt safety officer; Kathy Jackson, DeWitt project manager staff member; Mark Hampton, DeWitt site superintendent; Bakersfield school board member Chris Bales; board vice president Charles Moss; board president Bruce Bales; superintendent Dr. Amy Britt; maintenance director Jason Marsh; board members Mike Zimmer, Matthew Evans and Tim Watlington; and Paragon Architecture representatives Jessica Struckhoff and Conner Stokes.
Bakersfield school officials and board members, with representatives from Springfield-based construction and architectural companies, staged a groundbreaking event Thursday for the school’s new storm shelter. The structure, funded primarily through a grant from the Federal Emergency Management...
Bakersfield High School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll for junior high and high school students. Principal’s honor roll (all A’s)Seventh grade: Morgan (Cooper) Bridges, Savannah Johnston, Dally WiesnerEighth grade: Gracie Bean. Caroline Bentley, Grady Brackney, CLoey Collins,...

All-state jumper
Bakersfield sophomore Andrea Yount placed fourth in the triple jump and third in the long jump at the 1A state track meet held May 18-19 in Jefferson City. Lutie’s Kodi Shockey took seventh place at the Class 1 Missouri state golf tournament held May 14-15 at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield.

Mariah Rae Burnett
Bakersfield High School graduating senior Mariah Rae Burnett was awarded a $2,000 MFA Foundation scholarship at the school’s recent awards assembly. Mariah, the daughter of Kim and Ralph Burnett, plans to attend the University of Missouri at Columbia. The scholarship, sponsored by MFA Oil and...
Bakersfield High School’s graduating seniors were awarded $547,082 in scholarships, according to school counselor Trudy Summers.These students received scholarships:Brevin Bales: Missouri A+ Scholarship renewable for two years, College of the Ozarks Renewable Work Program Scholarship.Cheyenne Bean...

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