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New members of the Gainesville R-V School faculty and staff are, from left (front row), PAT/dyslexia instructor Candice Collins, junior high/high school band and choir instructor Sherri Caraway, high school business teacher Stephanie Oswald, elementary art teacher Jessica Neubauer, and Chelsea...

Mende Thorn, a French and history teacher at Lutie High School, pictured center, answers a question from Hailey Taylor about an assignment last week. This photo was snapped as the students in Thorn’s class were using their individual laptops to do research for reports on pre-colonial tribes and civilizations native to the Americas. The laptops are part of the 1:1 Initiative, a program made possible by the financial support of a single private donor. Also pictured, from left, front row, are Zacharia Collins, Coby Dooley, Andrew Ault, Lance Day and Jaden Thompson. Middle row: BreAnna Guidry, Mende Thorne, Hailey Taylor, Mirah Scott and Katelynn Ford. Pictured at the far table: Morgan Smith, with her back to the camera, Mason Jennings and Tyler Garrison.
Thanks to the continued generous donations of a private donor, a brand-new shipment of Chromebooks, personal laptop computers, was delivered to Lutie High School students last week, superintendent Scot Young said. The laptops are part of a program dubbed the 1:1 Initiative, which provides every...
The Gainesville R-V School Board will hold a special meeting at 7:30 a.m. Monday in the high school library that will serve as an informal discussion session on Proposition Gainesville Schools. The meeting is open to the public, and coffee and donuts will be served.  Everyone is welcome to attend,...
Bakersfield High School’s new FCCLA officers for the 2018-19 school year are, from left, Maddison Evans, president; Katelyn Whiteside, vice president; Gracie Lashley, secretary; Kait Marsh, treasurer; and Alora Dietzel, reporter. Beth Pickles is the FCCLA adviser. Family, Career and Community...
The Bakersfield FFA is hosting a chili cookff and labor auction at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Bakersfield School cafeteria. Everyone is invited to bring their chili entrees to compete for prizes, said FFA adviser Troy Wiesner. Pre-registration is not required. Judging begins at 5:45 p.m.....
Dora senior pitcher Keeli Land hurls a pitch to a Neeleyville batter Saturday, Sept. 1, at Dora. The Lady Falcons won 7-2 and also defeated Mansfield 10-5 in the two-game series held on Saturday. Their only loss this season was a 8-1 loss to Norwood on Monday, Aug. 27. Dora hosted Bakersfield...

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Dora’s Auston Luna pitched against Neeleyville Saturday, Sept. 1. The Falcons won 10-4, bringing their record to 3-0 for the season so far. Dora opened their season with a narrow 8-7 road win over a tough Alton team on Aug. 24, then hosted intra-county rival Gainesville on Aug. 28, defeating the...

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Gainesville’s Will Uchtman pitched four innings against the Mansfield Lions Friday, Aug. 31, at Mansfield and gave up no earned runs while on the mound. The Bulldogs lost, 10-2. Bryce Hambelton was 1-3 at the plate with an RBI. “We competed much better in this game and would’ve given ourselves a...
As Ozark County schools started last week, these two photos, taken 50 years apart, drew dozens of encouraging comments when Gainesville resident Jennifer Douglas Dabney posted them on Facebook. At left, Dabney’s mother, Glenda Evans (Douglas), walks her little brother Layne Evans into school in...
Lutie School superintendent Scot Young said the district’s enrollment increased by 24 students as the 2018-19 school year began last week. Lutie’s new art teacher, Dan Krigbaum, shown here, joined those new students in marking his first day at a new school as well. Young said he credits the jump in...

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