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Bakersfield firefighter Kelly Fowler, left, practices cutting door and window posts to remove a vehicle roof during an emergency services extraction-training session held recently at Duke’s Truck Repair in Tecumseh. State-certified instructor Ed Doiron, right, the Gainesville VFD chief, helped lead the session, in which volunteers from Bakersfield, Gainesville and Tecumseh departments participated.
Firefighters from Gainesville, Bakersfield and Tecumseh volunteer fire departments participated in a training session April 10 to familiarize themselves with Bakersfield’s new equipment and practice with current TVFD and GVFD tools. The session was held in Tecumseh at Duke’s Truck Repair, which...
Alyssa Dillon of Tecumseh, a student at Missouri State University-West Plains, won third place in the microeconomics competition and fourth place in accounting principles at the Future Business Leaders of America/PBL Leadership Conference April 7 at Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield...
Ozark County Missouri University Extension will sponsor a workshop series dealing with bovine reproduction and artificial insemination May 10 and May 15 in Gainesville.Both workshops begin at 6 p.m. at the Ozark County Extension Office, 526 Third St. just east of the Gainesville square.Instructors...
Pontiac Cove Marina is holding their 13th Annual Blessing of the Fleet Saturday, April 28. “To kick off the day, PCM is sponsoring ‘Lola’s Lake Cleanup’ from 9 a.m. to noon,” said marina manager Jabet Wade. “We will provide trash bags and gloves to anyone who would like to participate, and then we’...

Gainesville student volunteers who helped with weigh-in at the recent Verne Cubbage Memorial Bass Tournament were, from left: Jaima DeVries, Javy Rosas, Will Uchtman, Eli Amyx and Blakely Morrison.
Mark Sanders of Ava won first place with an 18.4-pound catch in the 12th annual Verne Cubbage Bass Tournament March 31 out of Pontiac Cove Marina. Second place was won by Brad Welsh of Festus and Brandon Williams of Cape Girardeau with 17.4 pounds. Third place was won by Wyatt Grisham and Ray...
Airman First Class Rylen Wynn recently completed technical training at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas, and now is based at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, where he serves as an F-16 crew chief, responsible for the complete maintenance on the entire aircraft, including launch...

The Dora Falcons took first place in last week’s Southern Missouri Invitational baseball tournament held at Dora. Members of the team are, from left, front row: Hunter Ryan, J.J. Ryan, Kaleb Harris, Colby Collins, Evan Smith and Dylan Martin; (back row) coach Rick Luna, Austin White, Robert Vigdal, Mason Luna, Korey Murphy, Bryson Luna, Tyler Luna, Auston Luna and coach Josh Strong.
The Dora Falcons took first place in the Southern Missouri Invitational baseball tournament held last week at Dora.“I’m very proud of the boys for winning the tournament,” said coach Rick Luna. “They played well in all three of our tournament games. The first round game we played Van Buren and...
The Gainesville FFA chapter placed second in the parliamentary procedure leadership development event recently at the 90th Missouri FFA Convention. Team members are, front row from left: Jaima DeVries , Blakely Morrison, Hunter Webb and Madison Trivett. Back: Cole Hershberger, Will Uchtman and...

GHS FFA adviser Jon Wilson and Wyatt Wilson
Wyatt Wilson of Ava,  received the second-place Missouri FFA Beef Production Placement Proficiency Award April 19 at the 90th Missouri FFA Convention.Wilson, a senior at Gainesville High School, is the son of Jon and April Wilson. He is a member of the Gainesville FFA Chapter. His chapter adviser...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. April 163:29 p.m. – Ozark County Sheriff’s Department assisted another agency, DFS, on Highway 160.3:55 p.m. – Caller from a local business said a woman who had previously been banned from the store...

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