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The Gainesville Girl Scouts collected $175 and several bags of non-perishable food and toiletry items during their recent collection drive at Town & Country Supermarket to assist the Care to Learn program at Gainesville Schools. From left: Brianna Conterous, Amber Gibson and Valerie Campbell...

Gainesville senior guard Brodie Chapman drives around a Koshkonong player during Thursday’s 84-34 home court victory. Photo by Karla Smith.
Hard work is paying off for the Gainesville Bulldogs, who still hold a perfect record after the first five games of the season. “I’m very proud of our effort on the boards and the focus from the boys in practice,” said coach Matt Powell. The Bulldogs started their week with a home court win over...
Two Gainesville High School teams participated in an academic team tournament Saturday, Dec. 2, at Kickapoo High School in Springfield, competing with 18 other teams from area schools. Gainesville’s varsity team ended the day 6-2, and Ben Pointer and Eli Amyx were recognized in the top 10...

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’...

Gainesville FCCLA officers and their adviser are pictured in front of the White House during a recent trip to Washington, D.C., for the FCCLA National Cluster Meeting. From left: chapter reporter Branetta McNece, president Liz Morse, adviser Betsy Ritchie and historian Makayla Mansker.
Three officers in the Gainesville High School Family Career and Community Leaders of America chapter attended the FCCLA National Cluster Meeting Nov. 8-12 in Washington, D.C.  Through club fundraising efforts and with money contributed on their own, Branetta McNeve, Liz Morse and Makayla Mansker...
A silent auction benefiting the Gainesville Care to Learn program will be held Dec. 7 during the Gainesville Elementary School’s Christmas program. Bidding on the items will begin at 5 p.m. and will continue until 6:45 p.m., when the second half of the Christmas program begins. Winners will be...

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...
Tina Poe’s kindergarten students at Gainesville Elementary were all dressed up last week for an early celebration of Thanksgiving. Front row, from left: Hunter Barnett, Akaysha McFall, Lillian Beasley, Levi Simmons. Middle: Corbin Collins, Jake Hogan, Grace Welch, Ella Morris, Ainsley Luna. Back:...
Gainesville School’s archery team has some brand-new equipment, thanks to generous donations and money raised by parents selling T-shirts. “What an incredible experience to be part of a community that supports its local school,” said  Greg Lowder, who coaches the archery team along with Melinda...

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