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The Gainesville school board is actively considering switching the district to a four-day school week. Lutie is also considering the switch. Bakersfield is already in its first year as a four-day-week school (see superintendent Amy Britt’s update, page 4), and Dora superintendent Steve Richards...
A Thornfield-area home was destroyed by fire Thursday, Jan. 24, in a blaze that started when one of the residents, Roxanne Stout, was cooking fried chicken.  Mike O’Connell, communications director for the Missouri Department of Public Safety, said that, according to the fire marshal’s report, “The...

The Historium hosted its first “Conversation and Coffee” gathering Thursday, Jan. 24, featuring five long-time residents of the Lutie-Theodosia-Ocie area who shared reminiscences of their younger years. From left: Sophronia Tabor, H.K. Silvey, Arthur Russell Stehle, Estel Robirds and E.F. Miller.
Thursday’s “Conversation and Coffee” gathering at the Ozark County Historium brought together a quintet of storytellers and memory-sharers. Sophronia Tabor, H. K. Silvey, Arthur Russell Stehle, Estel Robirds and E.F. Miller regaled a roomful of enthusiastic listeners with their reminiscences of...
The Gainesville R-5 School District will try again in April to get voter support for a funding request. After more than 20 years of turning down Gainesville school-funding proposals, voters in the April 2 election will be presented with two separate Gainesville school funding issues to consider....
Town & Country Super-market in Gainesville, currently undergoing a major remodeling project, has applied to the Gainesville Board of Aldermen for licenses to sell beer, wine and liquor. City clerk Lisa Goodnight said the board of aldermen,  also known as the city council, referred the matter to...

Gail Reich, shown here with Ozark County Sheriff Darrin Reed, right, and former sheriff Steve Bartlett, was honored last week for her 36 years of service to the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department. She retired Nov. 30.
After retiring on Nov. 30, Gail Reich was honored last week with a plaque recognizing her 36 years of service to the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department. The plaque was presented by Sheriff Darrin Reed and former sheriff Steve Bartlett during a reception at Prosecuting Attorney John Garrabrant’s...

Timothy Strain, Photo courtesy of Baxter County Sheriff's Department
Former Ozark County resident Timothy Strain, 35, now living in Lakeview, Arkansas, was arraigned Jan. 24 before Circuit Judge Gordon Webb in Baxter County, Arkansas, court on charges of criminal mischief and breaking and entering. The charges are in connection to an incident in which Strain...

Maynard Wallace
The Gainesville school board is actively considering switching the district to a four-day school week. Lutie is also considering the switch. Bakersfield is already in its first year as a four-day-week school (see superintendent Amy Britt’s update, page 4), and Dora superintendent Steve Richards...
A Thornfield-area home was destroyed by fire Thursday, Jan. 24, in a blaze that started when one of the residents, Roxanne Stout, was cooking fried chicken.  Mike O’Connell, communications director for the Missouri Department of Public Safety, said that, according to the fire marshal’s report, “The...
Town & Country Super-market in Gainesville, currently undergoing a major remodeling project, has applied to the Gainesville Board of Aldermen for licenses to sell beer, wine and liquor. City clerk Lisa Goodnight said the board of aldermen,  also known as the city council, referred the matter to...

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