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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...
Thornfield students recently visited the Missouri Capitol and took this photo with 155th District Rep. Lyle Rowland. Front row, from left: Daniel Collins, Lance Day, Zach Collins, Westyn Merriett, Jaden Thompson, Abby Scally. Middle row: Rowland, Tina Caudill, Dustin Merriett, Garrett Cunningham,...
Bakersfield’s academic team took first place at the district Scholar Bowl held Saturday, April 14, at Koshkonong.The team will compete at sectionals in Joplin on April 24. Members of the team are, from left, Makenzie Lester, Hunter Bentley, Nathan Talley, Brevin Bales, Nathan Scott, Doug Tefft,...
Gainesville Schools superintendent Jeffrey Hyatt, left, and Century Bank of the Ozarks president and CEO Chris Harlin show an enlarged replica of the $1,500 check the bank presented recently to the school as part of its school rewards debit card program. CBO customers may opt to have a debit card...
The Thornfield R-I School will hold kindergarten screenings Wednesday, April 25 from 12:30 to 3 p.m.Parents or guardians should bring shot record, birth certificate, Social Security card and proof of residency.  Students should be 5 by July 31, 2018.  Call the school, 265-3212, to make an...
A one-day softball camp for students in grades 3-6 will be held Saturday, April 28 in Gainesville. The camp is hosted by Gainesville High School assistant softball coach Johnica Hanke and the GHS  softball team.Two sessions will be held during the day. Session 1, from 9 a.m. to noon,  is for third...
The Gainesville Lady Bulldog’s spring season record stands at 1-10.“We use the spring season to prepare for next year’s fall season since we do not have districts in the spring,” said Lady Bulldog coach Cody Swearengin.“With that being said, I do not see the spring season as a time to not take...
The Gainesville Junior High School Bulldogs baseball team opened their season with two wins over Liberty. The Bulldogs won the first game, 12-3 and the second 10-4.Players pitching were Jake Leeker, Bryce Hambelton, Landry Jenkins, Dymon Van Eperen, Aden Yarger and Briar Walrath. Catchers were...
Bakersfield sixth-grader Isabella Marin won a Nextbook Ares 8 tablet after accumulating more than 500 Accelerated Reading points. In the program, students accumulate points by reading a book then take a computerized test on the book. The higher the grade level on the book, the more points it’s...

Ozark County Explorers, a six-week after-school program focused on law enforcement training, began this year at Dora School. Ozark County Chief Deputy Winston Collins says he hopes to expand the program in the future to include other Ozark County schools. Pictured, from left, back row: Ozark County Deputy Vesa Phelan, Brent McKemie, Gavin Martin, McKenna Miller, Ryan Causey, Anna Deatherage and Chief Deputy Collins. Front row: Makayla Lucas, Lakin Church, Kylie Jones, LeeAnna Collins and Deputy Curtis Dobbs. Not available for the photo: Korey Murphy.
A group of 10 Dora students are well on their way to graduating from the first ever Ozark County Explorer program, a six-week course for 14- through 18-year-olds interested in pursuing a law-enforcement career after high school.Ozark County Chief Deputy Winston Collins told the Times that the after...

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