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Second grade winners in the Ozark County Math Bee, held March 5 at Dora School, were, from left, first, D.J. Howard, Lutie; second, Lucretia Ames, Lutie; third, Avery Gaulding, Gainesville; fourth, Chelsea Richards, Dora; and fifth, Macy Hambelton, Gainesville.

Bakersfield photos by Amy Ingalsbe
Hunter Bentley and Makenzie Lester crowned at 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming Members of the 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming royal court are, from left, front, crown bearer Kurt Watlington, freshman attendant Hannah Bean, sophomore attendant Grace Miller, junior attendant Erin Heavener, homecoming queen...

Bakersfield photos by Amy Ingalsbe
Hunter Bentley and Makenzie Lester crowned at 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming Members of the 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming royal court are, from left, front, crown bearer Kurt Watlington, freshman attendant Hannah Bean, sophomore attendant Grace Miller, junior attendant Erin Heavener, homecoming queen...

Dr. Amy Britt, Bakersfield superintendent
With all of the discussion about the four-day week, I thought I would provide some experiences from  Bakersfield’s first year on this schedule.   First, teacher morale was not our reason for the four-day week. It was a nice by-product, but not the reason. Our teachers work hard and support each...

The Bakersfield Head Start class began Dec. 4 with 15 3-year-olds and a few 4-year-olds who are dually enrolled in Bakersfield’s afternoon preschool program. The class is Ozark County’s second Head Start program. The other one is in Gainesville.
Ozark County now has two Head Start programs, with the opening Dec. 4, 2018, of a new Head Start in Bakersfield. Ozark Action, Inc., which opened the Bakersfield program, has also operated a Head Start program in Gainesville for decades. The half-day Bakersfield program came about when a Head Start...
These Ozark County schools are planning programs this week to honor area veterans in observance of the Nov. 11 Veterans Day holiday, which falls on a Sunday this year and will be observed as a state and federal holiday on Monday, Nov. 12.   Bakersfield School will host a Veterans Day program at 1 p...

Bakersfield’s Shelby Summers releases a pitch against a Dora Falcon batter during the Bakersfield Softball Tournament held Saturday at Pride Park. Photo by Karla Smith.
The Bakersfield Lady Lions hosted a softball tournament Saturday at Pride Park, and got their first home win when they defeated Mansfield 7-3. The young team held their own against a good Dora team, but lost 6-3, before battling an undefeated at the time Doniphan team. “We were playing them a 6-4...
It’s believed that several Ozark County students will be participating in the national “Bring Your Bible to School” day, set for Thursday, Oct. 4. The annual event, sponsored by Focus on the Family, is voluntary and student-directed, according to the bringyourbible.org website. Students, Christian...
Bakersfield High School’s new FCCLA officers for the 2018-19 school year are, from left, Maddison Evans, president; Katelyn Whiteside, vice president; Gracie Lashley, secretary; Kait Marsh, treasurer; and Alora Dietzel, reporter. Beth Pickles is the FCCLA adviser. Family, Career and Community...
The Bakersfield FFA is hosting a chili cookff and labor auction at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Bakersfield School cafeteria. Everyone is invited to bring their chili entrees to compete for prizes, said FFA adviser Troy Wiesner. Pre-registration is not required. Judging begins at 5:45 p.m.....

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