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Dora School has placed a tax-levy question on the April 3 ballot. Photo courtesy Steve Richards.
Voters in the Dora R-III School District will decide in the April 3 election whether to renew the current tax levy with a .10 increase.Dora superintendent Steve Richards says approving the levy increase carries extra importance because it brings the district’s levy back to the 3.43 level where it...

The Dora Falcons are Class 1 District 4 champions after beating Bradleville Friday, Feb. 23. Members of the team are, from left, (front row) JJ Ryan, Kaleb Harris, Colby Collins, Isaac Haney, Mason Luna, Bryson Luna; (back row) coach Rick Luna, Robert Vigdal, Brent McKemie, Austin White, Waylon Masters, Auston Luna, coach Joshua Strong, coach Paxton Smith. Photo by Karla Smith.
The Dora Falcons defeated the Bradleyville Eagles 77-51 to win the Class 1 District 4 championship Friday, Feb. 23. With the win, the Falcons, whose starting line-up includes four freshmen, set a new school record for number of wins in a season with its overall record of 24-5.  The Falcons jumped...

Dora’s Kryslynn Colvin drives down the court during a recent home game. The Lady Falcons will take on Bradleyville for the Class 1 District 4 championship at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. Photo by Karla Smith.
Dora High School is hosting the Class 1 District 4 tournament this week. The school kicked off the tournament with a fish fry and tour of its new FEMA building Saturday, Feb. 17.   Girls   In first-round action, Bakersfield’s Lady Lions opened the tournament, taking on Koshkonong at 10 a.m....

The Dora community is invited to a free fish fry from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in Dora School’s new FEMA building, which is nearing completion on the school’s campus. The fish fry coincides with the school’s hosting of district basketball competitions Saturday. Times photo / Sue Ann Jones.
Dora School will host a free community fish fry from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the school’s new FEMA building, which is in the final stages of completion.  Dora superintendent Steve Richards said the fish fry is being held in conjunction with the school’s hosting of the basketball district...

Photos by Shana Hambelton.
Members of Dora’s 2018 Homecoming court are pictured following the coronation ceremony Friday, Feb. 9. From left: freshman attendant Riley Collins escorted by Auston Luna; sophomore attendant Briley McKemie escorted by Waylon Masters; senior queen candidate Emily Ross escorted by Jared Craig; ...

The Dora Falcons varsity boys basketball team, which includes four freshman starters, won third place in the recent Mountain Grove tournament, which included a Dora loss to Hartville. But the Falcons avenged the loss Feb. 2 in a nail-biter, double-overtime victory against the Hartville Eagles in Hartville. Front row from left: freshmen Bryson Luna, Isaac Haney, Auston Luna and Mason Luna. Back: seniors Robert Vigdal, Brent McKemie, Austin White and Kaleb Harris. Photo by Karla Gillespie Smith.
At first glance, the Dora boys are a “pretty good” 16-5 on the season. But at closer look, the Falcons’ losses are all to ranked teams, four of which are ranked in the latest coaches poll’s top 5. Leading the way? A quartet of freshmen. No other team (at least no state-ranked teams) can boast such...
The Dora Falcons, now ranked fourth in the state by Maxpreps.com in Class 1 boys basketball, improved their record to 18-5 with a nail-biting double-overtime victory against the Hartville Eagles Friday, Feb. 2.  The team – with its four freshmen, including Isaac Haney and Dora head coach Rick Luna’...

The Dora Falcons varsity boys basketball team, which includes four freshman starters, won third place in the recent Mountain Grove tournament, which included a Dora loss to Hartville. But the Falcons avenged the loss Feb. 2 in a nail-biter, double-overtime victory against the Hartville Eagles in Hartville. Front row from left: freshmen Bryson Luna, Isaac Haney, Auston Luna and Mason Luna. Back: seniors Robert Vigdal, Brent McKemie, Austin White and Kaleb Harris. Photo by Karla Gillespie Smith.
Reprinted with permission.   At first glance, the Dora boys are a “pretty good” 16-5 on the season. But at closer look, the Falcons’ losses are all to ranked teams, four of which are ranked in the latest coaches poll’s top 5.   Leading the way? A quartet of freshmen. No other team (at least no...

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