Bakersfield

Elks Lodge 1714 in Mountain Home, Arkansas, is again sponsoring the 46th annual Elks Hoop Shoot, the national free throw shooting contest for children age 8 through 13. Participating schools include Gainesville and Bakersfield in Ozark County as well as Arkansas schools in Mountain Home, Norfork,...

Bakersfield sophomore Andrea Yount beats Chadwick defenders to the basket and scores another 2 points for the Lady Lions during the Friday night home game. Photo by Amy Ingalebe.
After a narrow loss to the Gainesville Lady Bulldogs, Bakersfield’s Lady Lions went on to defeat Chadwick last week in regular season play then beat Lutie in the first game of the Bradleville Tournament Monday. The Lady Lions hosted Gainesville Thursday and lost by 3 points, 37-34. “The girls...

Bakersfield senior Nathan Scott goes up for 2 points against Chadwick. The Lions have had a successful series of games, with recent wins over Norwood, Chadwick and Lutie. Scott led the team, scoring 27 points against Norwood and 18 against Chadwick. The Lions continue in the Bradleyville tournament with a 4 p.m. game Thursday and a 7 p.m. game Friday. Photo by Amy Ingalsbe.
The Bakersfield Lions defeated Norwood and Chadwick last week and had a first-round victory over the Lutie Indians in the Bradleyville tournament.  On Tuesday, Dec. 12, Bakersfield’s varsity and JV teams traveled to Norwood, where the JV boys won their game 45-34. Levi Tryon and Tristan Morris both...

First grade winners at the Ozark County Spelling Bee held at Gainesville Elementary Tuesday, Nov. 28, were, from left, first place, Carter Wallace, Lutie; second place, Taylor Frazier, Gainesville; third place Lola Wade, Gainesville; and fourth place, Allison Lubonne, Dora.

This segment of Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s recently released audit of the 2015-2016 financial data that schools reported to the state shows salary information for administrators and teachers at Ozark County Schools. Galloway’s report accompanying the stateway listings noted that, over a two-year period, Missouri school superintendent salaries have increased by 31 percent while teacher salaries increased by only 22 percent.
Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway on Monday released an audit of the 2015-2016 financial data reported by K-12 schools to the state’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).  The audit specifically reviewed administration costs, which include the expenses of the principals’...

Photo by Amy Ingalsbe.
The Bakersfield Scholar Bowl varsity team recently won the Team Academic Relay during a competition at Koshkonong. Bakerfield students winning individual medals were, from left, Hailee Collins, third place, JV language arts; Nathan Talley, first place varsity science; Andrea Yount, third place JV...

Gainesville senior Brandon Poe, left, and Bakersfield’s Nathan Scott tip off the Bulldogs’ first game of the season at Bakersfield on Tuesday, Nov. 21. See Karla Smith’s complete album of photos from the game on the Ozark County Times Facebook page. Photo by Karla Smith.
The Gainesville Bulldogs opened their season with a 65-44 road win over the Bakersfield Lions. “I thought we played pretty well. We just struggled to put the ball in the basket,” said coach Matt Powell. The team was 35 percent from the field for the game, but made it up by hitting the offensive...
Bakersfield Elementary School recently announced the names of students who were named to  its principal’s and A/B honor rolls for the first quarter. Those named to the principal’s honor roll made all A’s; those named to the A/B honor roll made all A’s and B’s.   Principal’s honor roll   First grade...
The annual Blue & White scrimmage games will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13. A pie auction will be held to help raise funds for expenses incurred by the teams. Each ball player is asked to bring a baked item to donate.

Photo by Amy Ingalsbe
At the Oct. 28, Class 1 District 3 meet held at Willow Springs, Bakersfield’s boys and girls cross country teams qualified to compete in the Class 1 state meet set for Saturday, Nov. 4, in Jefferson City. Team members who medaled at districts were, from left, Brevin Bales, who placed 15th with a...

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