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Gainesville FBLA students, accompanied by advisers Chelsey Gilmore and Alisha Gray, attended the District 14 Leadership Conference in West Plains Friday, Feb. 2. Pictured, from left (front row): Martha Wood, Kellie Thomas, Branetta McNece, Brexton Miller, Ashley Poe, Jaima DeVries, Aubrey Turingan, Ruthanne Doebler, Chasity Mansker, Abigail Milligan, Danielle Cummings. Middle row: Golda Biby, Madison Butts, Payton Lynne, Hannah Carter, Austin Petter, Gavin Broderick, Garrett Morgan, Cooper High, Guilia Cecchin, Shai Meek, Shelby Kinsey, Madison Trivitt, Blakely Morrison. Bback row: Cole Hershberger, Daniel Miller, Justin Goins, Javy Rosas, Eli Amyx, Ben Pointer, Brandon Poe, Jaxon Britt.
Gainesville High School FBLA placed in the top five in 22 events and had 18 students qualify for state at the District 14 Leadership Conference held Friday, Feb. 2, in West Plains. 
Gainesville FBLA member Eli Amyx was elected District 14 president, and Abigail Milligan, also from Gainesville, was...
Members of Lutie High School FBLA brought home 15 medals from the District 14 Conference in West Plains Friday, Feb. 2. Participants pictured, from left, are: Jimmi Donley, third place introduction to business communications; Chey Clinton, first place introduction to business presentation; Rose...
Ozark County Circuit Judge Craig Carter processed a total of nine civil cases and 35 criminal cases during the Feb. 7 session of Ozark County Law Day. The criminal cases are listed below. Plea and sentencing hearingsSharlene N. Deever pleaded guilty to possession of any controlled substance other...

Photo by MDC Staff, courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation.
The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a Prescribed Fire Workshop from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Gainesville Livestock Auction on Highway 160 west of Gainesville. The workshop teaches participants how to use prescribed fire as a land-management tool. Those interested in...
We kicked off last Monday by going down 200 hall to work on a 1,500-piece puzzle. The residents have been working very hard on it and will soon have it done. After lunch we worked on making Valentine’s Day cards.We played some board games and had Bible study with Debbie Cobb on Tuesday.Wednesday,...
Another week has gone by with all kinds of weather. Church was dismissed Sunday because of the slick places, especially on the blacktop driveway.Monday morning, it looked like a big snow was on the ice.We were saddened by the death of Kenny Bushong. He had operated a bulldozer for Paul for 22 years...
It was a pleasant surprise when Marlyn Atkinson, son of my schoolmate Veryl Pare, called and said he would like to meet me at the Historium. My daughter Kris brought me in, and I enjoyed visiting with him. He and my son Marlyn are about the same age, and so were Veryl and I. We graduated from...
The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs recently came back from a tough 70-36 road loss to Fordland to defeat Mountain Grove, Seymour and Norwood, bringing their season record to 17-8.On Monday, Feb. 5, when the Gainesville team traveled to Fordland to take on the Lady Eagles, “Fordland came out very...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. Feb. 5 (continuedfrom last week)9:52 a.m. – Caller said he shot a big black dog that was chasing his cows along Highway 95 near Thornfield; he said he told the...

Mahali Loftis
Mahali Loftis, daughter of Brian and April Loftis of Hollister, was recently awarded the Central Bank of the Ozarks Champion of Character Award at her school in Hollister. She was nominated for the award by her classmates and her teachers and was the only sixth grader chosen for this award. Mahali...

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