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photo courtesy of Karla Smith
Continuing the annual tradition they’ve had for many years, the Gainesville Lady Bulldog basketball team adopted one local family through the Ozark County Angel Tree program. The basketball team held a bake sale in Gainesville Friday, raising over $1,100 for the adopted family, which includes six...

Members of Robert Burns Masonic Lodge #496 in Gainesville raise money through sales of microwave popcorn at area basketball games for the Masonic Home of Missouri’s Creating-a-Partnership program, which matches funds from local Masonic lodges for certain benevolent initiatives related to the well-being of children. Robert Burns Masonic Lodge members Ed Kapelski (left) at the popcorn-selling table at a recent Gainesville High School game and (above) Bobbie Grisham with school counselor Amelia Menz at the popcorn table at Dora School.

GES art show winners, kindergarten-third grade categories: These students won honors in the kindergarten through third grade categories during Gainesville Elementary School’s winter concert and art show Dec. 7: (from left) Macy Hambleton, first grade, Superintendent Award; Alana Kimmen, third grade, Principal Award; Joshua Stage, second grade, School Board Award & Best of Show; Allison Garrison, second grade, PTO Award.
The Gainesville High School Bulldogs basketball team took third place at the Mansfield tournament last week. After defeating Houston 65-31 in the first round, the Bulldogs lost to first-seeded Mansfield 61-29, then went on to defeat Seymour 53-48 in the third place contest Saturday. “Our goal for...

Gainesville senior Annie Noah on Dec. 8 signed a letter of intent to play basketball for College of the Ozarks. Seated, from left: Annie’s mother Joyce Noah, Annie, and her father, Dan Noah. Back: College of the Ozarks Lady Bobcats head basketball coach Becky Vest and Gainesville High School head basketball coach Morris Jenkins. Photo by Karla Smith.
Gainesville High School senior Annie Noah signed a letter of intent on Friday, Dec. 8,  to play basketball on the College of the Ozarks Lady Bobcats basketball team. “We’ve had our eye on Annie for a couple of years,” said head coach Becky Vest. “She attended our summer basketball camp, and we...
Gainesville High School  Lady Bulldogs traveled to Mammoth Springs, Arkansas, to compete in the Battle of the Border basketball tournament last week. “The tournament was a good opportunity to face opponents we won’t face the rest of the season. Each team played a little different style, which was a...

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The Gainesville High School marching band performed in the Jingle Bell Parade as part of the Wonders of Christmas celebration Saturday on the Gainesville square and in the Branson Adoration Parade on Dec. 3. The band has had a successful season so far, and has won several awards, said band director...
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...

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