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Plans are underway to add a FEMA building to the front of Gainesville High School, built in 1962. Top, Gainesville R-V School District superintendent Dr. Jeff Hyatt made a presentation to the Lions Club Thursday, April 5, about planned school improvements that will be made if a proposed 75 cent operating levy increase is passed in the upcoming August election.
Gainesville R-V School superintendent Dr. Jeff Hyatt told Gainesville Lions Club members last week that the school board had voted March 26 to ask voters to approve a 75-cent operating levy increase in the August election.The last time a Gainesville School tax issue was passed was 25 years ago – in...

Photo submitted Dora FFA members who qualified to go the state contest at the University of Missouri Hearnes Center in Columbia April 19-20 are, from left, (front row) Keeli Land, farm management; Abby Kelley, agronomy; Whitney Evans, farm management; (second row) Kyle Lee, agronomy; Kylie Smith, agronomy; Dylan Martin, division 1 public speaking; (third row) Heather Carroll, advanced division public dpeaking; Jon Pettit, agronomy and extemporaneous public speaking; and Jason Barnett, farm management.
In honor of its 10th anniversary, the Gainesville Youth Empowerment Project is extending its  appreciation to everyone who makes a donation during the month of April by entering them into a drawing for a Serta Smart Layers office chair, which retails for $299. A drawing will be held at the end of...
The Gainesville PTO will host a free family movie night from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Benton F. Breeding Stadium at Gainesville School. The movie “Ferdinand” will be shown. The event features free admission and free popcorn. Participants are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.In...
Gainesville Elementary School recently announced its honor roll and attendance honors for the third quarter. Students named to the honor roll made all A’s and B’s during the grading period. Honor rollSecond grade: Cadence Baugher, Aubrey Burrow, Keaton Dabney, Zachary Evans, Mylie Frye, Addison...
Four members of the Gainesville School archery team competed March 24 in the MONASP State Archery Tournament in Branson after earning the right to participate in the tournament by achieving excellent scores during the regular season tournaments. Gainesville students competing were, from left,...
Wednesday, April 11 Gainesville - ASCD (Automotive) certification exam, 8 a.m. Trig Star testing, 8 a.m. Thursday, April 12 Bakersfield - Regular board meeting and reorganization, 6 p.m. Track and field at West Plains. Varsity/ middle school softball vs. Alton, away, 4:30 p.m. 8th grade trip to the...
Gainesville eighth graders visited Rep. Lyle Rowland during their trip to the state Capitol March 26. Pictured, bottom row, from left: Jacob Kesner, Ethan Hogue, Pheonix Rodgers, Maverick Bushner, Sam Kinworthy, Debra Winrod, Gwendolyn Broderick, Kadyn Hayes, Aiyden Argent, Davon Benton. Second row...
Gainesville R-V School superintendent Dr. Jeff Hyatt told Gainesville Lions Club members last week that the school board had voted March 26 to ask voters to approve a 75-cent operating levy increase in the August election.The last time a Gainesville School tax issue was passed was 25 years ago – in...

Gainesville Schools’ bus mechanic Jerry Beasley was pleased that the district’s 16 buses passed the recent annual inspection by the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 100 percent – for the sixth year in a row. Beasley, a 1983 GHS graduate, has been the district’s mechanic for 27 years. He says he’s seen a lot of changes in the vehicles since he hired on with the district in 1996. For one thing, all the buses are diesel now and may have computerized components. The price has gone up too. A new bus these days can cost $85,000, he said.
The annual inspection of Ozark County schools’  buses was completed recently by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Here are the unofficial results, as reported by the schools:Bakersfield superintendent Amy Britt said “two minor issues” were found during the recent inspection there. One issue...

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