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Times photo / Norene Prososki A driver’s education class is being offered in Gainesville’s summer school program for the first time in several years. Participating students include, from right, Holley Stevens, Zach Botts, Andrew Botts and Wesley Stevens. District superintendent Jeff Hyatt, left, teaches the course. Hyatt told the Times he has been a driver’s ed driving instructor for 28 years. When the Times asked if he’d had any scary experiences in his nearly three decades of riding with student drivers, he quipped, “Nerves of steel!”
Summer school classes have begun around the county, and the Gainesville R-V District is especially proud of its increased attendance figures this year. In 2017, Gainesville High School’s summer school had an enrollment of 25 students. This summer, 72 students are enrolled in the high school program...

Lutie Valedictorian Lakelynn Vaught
 Photos courtesy of Misty Souder.

Martha J. Wood
Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire Department has awarded its first Savannah Leckie Memorial Scholarship to Martha J. Wood, a senior graduating this year from Gainesville High School. TAVFD expressed thanks to all who donated to the fund, which was established last year in memory of the 16-year-old...
The Gainesville High School class of 2018 received scholarship offers totaling more than $662,000, according to high school counselor Melanie DeWeese, who added that the graduates plan to utilize more than $635,000 of those offers.These students were scholarship recipients:Wyatt Wilson:  MFA...
Gainesville Elementary School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll and also recognized students who had perfect or 97 percent attendance.These students were named to the honor roll:Second grade:  Aubrey Burrow, Keaton Dabney, Haden Evans, Zachary Evans, Mylie Frye, Addison Garrison,...

All-state jumper
Bakersfield sophomore Andrea Yount placed fourth in the triple jump and third in the long jump at the 1A state track meet held May 18-19 in Jefferson City. Lutie’s Kodi Shockey took seventh place at the Class 1 Missouri state golf tournament held May 14-15 at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield.
The Dora Falcons are district champs for the fourth consecutive year. Mason Luna and Bryson Luna pitched the one-hit shutout, sealing the 10-0 district win over the Bakersfield Lions Tuesday night, May 15. The Falcons then played Greenfield in the sectionals tournament on Monday, May 21, and lost,...
Gainesville R-V School District recently released the list of junior high and high school students named to the fourth quarter honor roll. All A’sThese students made all A’s during the fourth quarter:Seventh grade: Wyatt Alms, Layla Biby, Michael Dickey, Camden Evans, Daden House, Jessee Latham,...
These scholarships were awarded to Dora High School seniors during graduation exercises on May 13 in the school gym:Heather Carroll, Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship; Bailey Frazier, MFA Foundation Scholarship  and Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative Scholarship; Robert Vigdal, Rosa Leah...

Mariah Rae Burnett
Bakersfield High School graduating senior Mariah Rae Burnett was awarded a $2,000 MFA Foundation scholarship at the school’s recent awards assembly. Mariah, the daughter of Kim and Ralph Burnett, plans to attend the University of Missouri at Columbia. The scholarship, sponsored by MFA Oil and...

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