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The Thornfield Tigers won first place April 5 in the Thornfield Volleyball Tournament. Team members are, front row from left: Jaden Thompson, Garrett Cunningham, Sierra Graham, Abby Scally. Back: Jake Donley, Westyn Merriett, Lance Day, Coby Dooley and coach Melvin Bricker.
Gainesville students Emilie McKinzie, left, and Natalie Kiger were named to the 2018 Summit Conference all-tournament softball team.

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 Thornfield fifth-and-sixth-grade academic team won second place at the April 4 Bradleyville Academic Bowl. Front row, from left: Madison Reich, Katelyn Allen, Shelby Scott. Back row: Laryme Mayberry, Jackson Cooper and Hunter Graham. Laryme also won first place in math, and Hunter also won...
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...
Bakersfield eighth graders and teachers traveled to Jefferson City April recently to visit the Missouri state Capitol. Their trip included a visit with District 155 Rep. Lyle Rowland. Front row, from left: Tyler Peters, Hunter Lashley, Melanie Zastrow, Emmi Tucker, Nautica Smith, Kaylin Williams,...

Gainesville FFA officers and their adviser, Jon Wilson, attending Sunday service at Gainesville Church of Christ so they could surprise preacher Halbert Smith with the honorary American FFA Degree, the highest degree awarded by the national FFA. From left: Madison Trivitt, Blakely Morrison, Peyton Donley, Natlie Kiger, Halbert, Wyatt Wilson, Jaima DeVries, Will Uchtman and Hunter Webb.
Gainesville Church of Christ preacher Halbert Smith wasn’t surprised to see eight students wearing FFA jackets in his congregation Sunday. His wife, Vicki, has been helping train the Gainesville High School FFA parliamentary procedure team that will soon be participating in the upcoming state...

Masons Bobby Grisham, left, and Robbie Acklin, center, present checks to Dora faculty members Crystal Leroy, left, and Ginny Robinson, who oversee the snack pack program, and school counselor Amelia Menz, right.
Robert Burns Masonic Lodge in Gainesville has awarded another round of gifts to Dora and Gainesville schools through its Needy Child partnership with the Missouri Masonic Home. Gifts given to the Lodge for the program and funds raised through its sales of popcorn at school events are matched by the...
David Burks was the winner of the recent Care to Learn fundraiser raffle in which Nash & Sons donated the prize of winner’s choice of $500 cash or a LR Henry Golden Boy .22 rifle for the raffle. Burks chose the rifle. The raffle raised $1,276 for the Gainesville Care to Learn Chapter, which...

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