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Members of the team are, from left (front row), Hunter Webb, Abby Milligan, Ben Pointer, Jaima DeVries; (back row) Hannah Carter, Daniel Miller, Justin Goins, Eli Amyx, Madison Trivitt, Aubrey Turingan.
For the fifth consecutive year, the Gainesville High School academic team brought home the first-place trophy from the Summit Conference tournament.
Everett G. Neumann, 76, of Tecumseh was flown by air ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield on Feb. 26 with serious injuries he sustained as the result of a crash with a parked vehicle in Tecumseh. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Neumann was traveling eastbound on...

Cody Thomas, 26, shown here with his wife, Maggie, and their two young children, Amelia and Judah, died Feb. 27 as the result of a head-on collision on Highway 65 south of Harrison, Arkansas.
Ozark Countians were saddened last week to learn of the death of former Ozark County resident Cody Thomas, 26, as the result of a Feb. 27 car crash on Highway 65 near Bellefonte, Arkansas.Thomas, a 2010 graduate of Gainesville High School, was the son of Wasola-area residents Steve and Sheila...

If the Gainesville School’s application for a FEMA grant is accepted, the district’s tentative plans are for a new 7,800-square-foot storm-shelter structure that would be added to the front of the current high school building. The addition would create a new entrance to the school and provide space for offices, classrooms and a spacious center hallway.
At a special open school board meeting Thursday night, the Gainesville R-V School District discussed its tentative plans for a 7,800-square-foot FEMA shelter to be built on the high school campus if its grant application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency is accepted.Superintendent Jeffrey...
During the first week of candidate filing for the Aug. 7 primary election, these candidates had filed with the Ozark County Clerk’s Office as of noon Monday: John Turner, presiding commissioner (incumbent); Brian Wise, county clerk (incumbent); Phyllis Gaulding Turner, county treasurer (incumbent...
Airman Dominique J. Tackitt graduated recently from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Tackitt completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare...

Haskins Ford
Several recent acts of vandalism were discussed at Monday’s meeting of the Ozark County Commission. Western District Commissioner Greg Donley reported the Friday night theft of fence posts he had pushed into a large hole on the submerged slab at Haskins Ford to provide a warning for those trying to...

Twenty yoga participants attended the first Beginning Yoga class taught by Tecumseh resident Sunni Fine, pictured far left, Monday evening at the Historium. A Yoga for Seniors class will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Mondays at the Historium beginning March 12 and continuing for 10 weeks until May 14. The Beginning Yoga class is held from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Mondays, also at the Historium. Those classes began this week and continue through May 7.
Tecumseh resident Sunni Fine, owner of Breathe, a yoga and massage studio in West Plains, is now offering yoga classes and massage therapy in Gainesville.Fine, who has been doing massage for more than 10 years and has been teaching yoga classes for three years, opened Breathe in West Plains two...

Masons Robby Acklin, right, and Bobby Grisham, represent a check to officers of the Youth Empowerment Program at Gainesville School: from left, Wesley Zacher, Abby Milligan, Ashley Poe, Brexton Miller and YEP co-sponsor Laurie Poe (not shown YEP officer Acacia Hutchings and co-sponsor Michelle Pointer). With this gift, the Masons have given a total of $806 this year to Gainesville’s YEP backpack program, which provides supplemental weekend food for students in need.
Representatives of Robert Burns Masonic Lodge #496 in Gainesville visited the Dora and Gainesville schools Monday to present checks for the schools’ benevolence programs. The funds came from the Masonic Home of Missouri’s Creating-a-Partnership program, which matches funds from local Masonic lodges...
Ozark County retirees, along with a group that calls itself Gainesville Classmates and Friends, will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Monday, March 12, at Golden Corral on South Glenstone in Springfield. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy lunch and visiting.For more information, call 417-719-4508. 

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