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Valedictorian Hailee Collins. Photos by Amy Ingalsbe.
Bakersfield’s 2021 commencement exercises were held Friday, May 21, at the school.    Commencement address by Heather Smith Bakersfield first grade teacher Heather Smith gave this year’s commencement address.  Smith congratulated the class and said she knew that this particular class has chosen to...

Trevor Mansker was named 2021 Lutie salutatorian. Mansker finished his education in March and left soon after for recruit training in the United States Navy. His foster mother and Lutie teacher Kathalee Cole, pictured below, gave his speech to the graduation audience.
Seven Lutie High School seniors graduated during the 2021 commencement exercises held May 22 in the Lutie School gym.     Commencement address by Gary Arthaud Retired Lutie High School superintendent Gary Arthaud gave this year’s commencement speech, which focused on the theme of hard work. ...

The Gainesville High School Bulldogs beat the Seymour Tigers on Friday, May 21, to bring home the school’s first district championship in 30 years. The Bulldogs went on to play Richland for the sectional title on Monday, May 24, and rolled over the Bears 11-1. Gainesville is hosting the regional game at 5:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 26, and will take on the Marionville Comets. Members of the Bulldogs team are, from left, (front row) Wyatt Alms, Danny Sherry, Camden Evans, Jarett Hogan, Jake Leeker, Wyatt Walker, Dymon Van Eperen, Brady Myers; (back row) Nathan Kiger, coach Blake Hobbs, Briar Walrath, Andrew Hambelton, Landry Jenkins, Bryce Hambelton, Aden Yarger, Daden House, Kannon Morrison, Cooper Friend, Bryant Neel, assistant coach Austin Thompson and Bryson Martin. Photo courtesy of Karla Smith.
The Gainesville Bulldogs are among the top eight teams in Missouri Class 2 baseball and now hold a 20-8 record after beating Seymour in districts and Richland in sectionals. It’s a historic time for Bulldog baseball fans, and for the first time in decades, Gainesville will host a state playoff game...
Incumbents Robert Lee and Terry Martin were re-elected to the Dora School Board in Tuesday's General Municipal Election.  Incumbents Martin and Lee, as well as challenger Gwen Chambers were running for two three-year terms on the board.   These votes were cast:  Lee, 113; Martin, 85; Chambers 45.
Incumbents Darrin Clayton and Joshua Mayberry were re-elected to the Thornfield School Board during Tuesday’s General Municipal Election. The two incumbents were running against challenger Travis Tucker for two three-year terms on the board. These votes were cast: Clayton, 54; Mayberry, 53; and...

Mrs. Anstine
Bakersfield School District is gaining two new teachers for the upcoming 2020-21 school year.  Sherry Anstine has been hired as the new special education director and elementary special education teacher, and Jordan Grigg has been hired as the new high school agriculture teacher. Kirsten Jarvis is...
Bakersfield High School’s graduating seniors were awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships and other awards during the school’s 2020 graduation events. BHS counselor Trudy Summers announced that the following seniors earned these scholarships: Brandy Belt: Class of 1962 $500, Jake Lashley $500...
Bakersfield school officials are currently gauging interest in having a summer school session in July for students in kindergarten through eighth grades. The proposed summer school session will run from Monday, July 6, through Friday, July 31.  Superintendent Amy Britt says so far, the school...
The Gainesville School District will be busy next week as students and families gather for year-end events that were adapted and postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns.    Prom is Monday, June 15 Gainesville High School’s prom will be held from  7 to 11 p.m. Monday, June 15, in the gym with...

Ruthanne Elizabeth Doebler
Gainesville High School graduate Ruthanne Elizabeth Doebler has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Pfc. Matthew J. England Memorial Scholarship. Ruthanne plans to attend the University of Missouri in Columbia this fall where she will major in biology/pre-medical. She ended her senior year...

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