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Photo by Chelsea Gilmore Students came forward to pray together as First Baptist Church pastor Mason Eslinger gave an altar call Wednesday night, Oct. 9, during the Fields of Faith student-led worship service in the GHS football stadium.
More than 350 people gathered on the Gainesville High School football field Wednesday, Oct. 9, for the countywide Fields of Faith student-led worship service.  It was the second year that Gainesville’s Fellowship of Student Athletes (FCA) hosted the event. This year, the students extended an...

Bakersfield High School sophomore Emmi Tucker is captain of the Junior Team of the USA Martial Arts team that will participate in international competition in 2021 in London, England.
A Bakersfield teen is on her way to London in 2021 to compete with Team USA in the World Martial Arts Competition. Emmi Tucker, 15, a sophomore at Bakersfield High School, is the Junior Team captain of the USA Martial Arts team that will participate in the world competition. Emmi is currently the...

GHS class of 1964 reunion Pictured, from left: Alfred Newton, Pat Whisnant, Gene Farmer, Myron DeVaul, Joe Hawkins, Pat Hannaford, Jerry Crawford, Sonja Grisham, Lester White, Mike Wood, Connie Daugherty, Larry Warrick, Shirley Swearington Sellers, Vance Hambelton, Sue Bushong Sickler and Buddy High.
GHS class of 1964 reunion The Gainesville High School class of 1964 met Saturday at The Center in Gainesville for its 55-year reunion. The group enjoyed snacks and visiting. Class member Pat Hannaford sang a song for the group and offered a prayer. GHS Class of 1999 reunion Several members of the...

GHS class of 1964 reunion Pictured, from left: Alfred Newton, Pat Whisnant, Gene Farmer, Myron DeVaul, Joe Hawkins, Pat Hannaford, Jerry Crawford, Sonja Grisham, Lester White, Mike Wood, Connie Daugherty, Larry Warrick, Shirley Swearington Sellers, Vance Hambelton, Sue Bushong Sickler and Buddy High.
GHS class of 1964 reunion The Gainesville High School class of 1964 met Saturday at The Center in Gainesville for its 55-year reunion. The group enjoyed snacks and visiting. Class member Pat Hannaford sang a song for the group and offered a prayer. GHS Class of 1999 reunion Several members of the...

Bakersfield superintendent Dr. Amy Britt works in her new office in the school’s FEMA storm shelter building. The superintendent’s offices were moved into the FEMA building recently after several school officials and staff members chipped in to help with the cost.. Britt said the staff kept the costs way down and did a “marvelous job … I just love it.” The decor includes an American flag made from recycled wood by Bakersfield FFA student Ashton Yeager, who torched the wood to create the flag’s stripes and then “branded” in the stars.
When the Bakersfield School District broke ground for its new FEMA storm shelter building on May 31, 2018, superintendent Dr. Amy Britt told the Times the new building would be “one big open room plus restrooms, a mechanical room and a FEMA supply room.” But Britt added that the building, which...

Gainesville School choir member Sophia Weber shows Louie, the Springfield Cardinals mascot, some dance moves as choir members gathered to perform “America the Beautiful” before Friday night’s game at Hammons Field in Springfield.
Gainesville R-V School hosted the first annual Gainesville Community Night Thursday at Hammons Field in Springfield. More than 250 Gainesville School patrons bought tickets to watch the Springfield Cardinals take on the Midland (Texas) Rockhounds. “What a wonderful turnout,” said Gainesville R-V...

Bakersfield superintendent Dr. Amy Britt works in her new office in the school’s FEMA storm shelter building. The superintendent’s offices were moved into the FEMA building recently after several school officials and staff members chipped in to help with the cost.. Britt said the staff kept the costs way down and did a “marvelous job … I just love it.” The decor includes an American flag made from recycled wood by Bakersfield FFA student Ashton Yeager, who torched the wood to create the flag’s stripes and then “branded” in the stars.
When the Bakersfield School District broke ground for its new FEMA storm shelter building on May 31, 2018, superintendent Dr. Amy Britt told the Times the new building would be “one big open room plus restrooms, a mechanical room and a FEMA supply room.” But Britt added that the building, which...

Gainesville School choir member Sophia Weber shows Louie, the Springfield Cardinals mascot, some dance moves as choir members gathered to perform “America the Beautiful” before Friday night’s game at Hammons Field in Springfield.
Gainesville R-V School hosted the first annual Gainesville Community Night Thursday at Hammons Field in Springfield. More than 250 Gainesville School patrons bought tickets to watch the Springfield Cardinals take on the Midland (Texas) Rockhounds. “What a wonderful turnout,” said Gainesville R-V...

Times photo / Bruce Roberts: Students pass through the hallway Monday at Bakersfield High School during class changes. The school district gained a record 42 new students as the 2019-20 school year started earlier this month, bringing the district’s total enrollment to 391, including 21 preschoolers. Superintendent Dr. Amy Britt says the district’s four-day school week is one of the factors that led to the enrollment spike.
As the new school year gets off the ground, at least one Ozark County school is seeing record enrollment increases and is having to adjust to handle the influx of new students. Bakersfield superintendent Dr. Amy Britt said the R-4 district has a record 41-student gain in enrollment over last...

Times photo / Bruce Roberts Students pass through the hallway Monday at Bakersfield High School during class changes. The school district gained a record 42 new students as the 2019-20 school year started earlier this month, bringing the district’s total enrollment to 391, including 21 preschoolers. Superintendent Dr. Amy Britt says the district’s four-day school week is one of the factors that led to the enrollment spike.
As the new school year gets off the ground, at least one Ozark County school is seeing record enrollment increases and is having to adjust to handle the influx of new students. Bakersfield superintendent Dr. Amy Britt said the R-4 district has a record 41-student gain in enrollment over last year’s...

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