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Heather Marie Carroll
The  Shelter Insurance Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Dora High School graduate Heather Marie Carroll. Shelter Agent Terry Newton sponsors and partially funds this scholarship and also a scholarship presented to Willow High School graduate Ezekial John Webb. The scholarship is...
The annual Bakersfield all-school reunion and Fourth of July picnic is set for Saturday, June 30. The reunion will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Bakersfield School cafeteria. Festivities including entertainment, games, food and booths, then continue at Pride Park from 5 p.m. until dark, when a...
Dora students who placed in the Alpha Rho Tau Art Show held April 30-May 5 at Mountain Grove High School were, from left (back row), senior Jaleigh Russell, third place, photography color still life, and fourth place, photography color landscape; freshman Sarah Fehr, third place, plaster sculpture...

Photo by Karla Smith
The Gainesville Bulldogs traveling baseball team competed in the Barnhouse Baseball 2018 Summer Heat Showdown Saturday in Springfield and took first place after winning three games. Scores from the games were 16-1, 12-4 and 18-3. Members of the team are, from left (back row), Howard Wade, Khale...
Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire Department chief Jim Jeffery, right, and fire captain / EMR Tracy Meal (not shown), demonstrated “fire safety” and led a “meet a firefighter” presentation recently for summer school students at Lutie Elementary. The fire safety talks stressed the importance of smoke...
Scholarship opportunities are available at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas, for those interested in a healthcare profession. The deadline for scholarship applications for the fall 2018 semester has been extended to June 30 for the following Baxter Regional Hospital...
Several Ozark Countians were recently named to the Missouri State University-West Plains chancellor’s list and dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester.To qualify for the chancellor’s list, students must have earned a 4.0 grade point average for 12 or more credit hours taken during the semester....
The Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire Department asked us to clarify that the scholarship awarded this year in memory of junior TAVFD firefighter Savannah Leckie was a one-time award that will not be given again. The department expressed thanks to those who made donations so that the scholarship could...

Mike Wallace, standing back, right, has resigned after 22 years with Thornfield School as a teacher and, since 2004, administrator. He’s pictured with his parents, Thornfield residents Maynard and Linda Wallace, left, and sons (back, from left) Cale, 18, Casey, 19, and (front, left) Riley, almost 10, as well as girlfriend Lexie Scott and her son Hoyt, right. Maynard, Cale and Casey all attended school at Thornfield, as did Maynard’s parents, the late Archie and Ruby Mahan Wallace. Mike Wallace has accepted a job as superintendent of schools in Everton, northwest of Springfield.
After 22 years at Thornfield School as a teacher and administrator, Mike Wallace has resigned, effective June 30. Wallace said Monday in an email to the Times that when he told the Thornfield students last month on the last day of school that he was leaving to accept a job in another district, “...

Bakersfield School officials, board members, and representatives of DeWitt Construction in Springfield (the project’s general contractor) and Paragon Architecture in Springfield broke ground Thursday for the new FEMA storm shelter to be built on the Bakersfield campus. Pictured, from left: Dee (Barron) Smith, DeWitt safety officer; Kathy Jackson, DeWitt project manager staff member; Mark Hampton, DeWitt site superintendent; Bakersfield school board member Chris Bales; board vice president Charles Moss; board president Bruce Bales; superintendent Dr. Amy Britt; maintenance director Jason Marsh; board members Mike Zimmer, Matthew Evans and Tim Watlington; and Paragon Architecture representatives Jessica Struckhoff and Conner Stokes.
Bakersfield school officials and board members, with representatives from Springfield-based construction and architectural companies, staged a groundbreaking event Thursday for the school’s new storm shelter. The structure, funded primarily through a grant from the Federal Emergency Management...

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