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Registration is underway for a 5K or 1-mile Fun Run/Walk scheduled for 9 a.m.  Saturday, April 28, on the Gainesville square.Pre-registration fee is $25 for adults, $20 for children under 18. Competitors receive a T-shirt. Pre-registration closes on April 21. After that, the entry fee is $30, and...
The Gainesville Schools Art Department is sponsoring the fourth annual district art show and contest March 21-23.. Students’ artwork will be available for viewing each evening after school from 3:30 to 6 p.m in the Gainesville High School Library. The show exhibits the work of students in ...
Lutie R-VI School District will hold preschool and kindergarten screenings Friday, March 23, at Theododia United Methodist Church, across Highway 160 from the school.Screenings will begin at 8 a.m. and will close at 1:30 p.m. Each screening will take approximately one hour to complete. Parents are...
Gainesville Elementary School offers a preschool program to help children prepare socially and academically for their kindergarten year. Preschool teachers work with kindergarten teachers to ensure srtudents are adequately prepared for the best educational experience possible.The school is offering...
Dora R-III School District will conduct kindergarten screenings Friday, March 23. Children are eligible for kindergarten if they will be 5 years old before Aug. 1, 2018. Beginning March 1, parents of eligible children may pick up a packet that includes all forms needed for kindergarten enrollment....

A completely packed house turned out for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Gainesville Elementary School’s Grandparents Day program held Friday, March 9. Grades K-6 performed a concert under the direction of GES music teacher Laura Guin. Food service director Cindy Potter and the cafeteria staff served a roast turkey lunch to more than 400 grandparents. Gainesville High School FFA members directed traffic and helped in the cafeteria. Following the lunch, students and their grandparents were invited to a book fair in the library. Photo by Karla Smith.
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. March 58:32 a.m. – Medical: 64-year-old female is full of fluid. Ozark County Ambu-lance and Bakersfield VFD were dispatched. Patient was transported by South...
Missouri State University-West Plains will host a career/job fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the MSU-WP Student Recreation Center, 323 W. Trish Knight St. in West Plains.This free event, also hosted by the Missouri Job Center and the South Central Human Resources Association,...
True Hope General Baptist Church will host a music night at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 18. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located on Highway 160 in Theodosia.
As Ozark Countians notice winter’s dreary coloring of pastures and roadside grasses is slowly starting to turn to vibrant greens and springtime blooms., they also should be aware that more than 350 black bears in the area are emerging from their winter hibernation. The bears will be leaving their...

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