Bakersfield


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.....
Several dozen law enforcement officers and school personnel attended a training program Friday at Bakersfield School presented by Phil Chalmers, whose 30 years of research and experience as a true-crime writer and interviewer of serial killers led him to develop informative sessions that address...
School started Tuesday in Bakersfield, and these new warning signs welcome those entering through any gates to the school’s campus, which includes preschool through 12th-grade students. The signs say, “Attention: Please be aware that certain staff members at Bakersfield R-IV School District are...
Four-year-old Damon Anderson seemed thrilled to be in his new preschool classroom Monday evening as his parents, Holly and Bobby Anderson, chatted with Damon’s preschool teacher, Brandi Miller, left, during Gainesville Schools’ back-to-school open house. The gathering included a hamburger and hot...

Phil Chalmers
Bakersfield School, in conjunction with the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department, is holding an all-day conference Friday, Aug. 10, featuring author and TV personality Phil Chalmers. The conference, to be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., will cover school safety and proactive measures, homicide and mass...
Century Bank of the Ozarks recently donated $40,000 in tuition to South Central Career Center (SCCC) for Ozark County high school students who are interested in attending the career and technical school in West Plains. The county’s four high schools – Lutie, Gainesville, Dora and Bakersfield – will...

Lauren Suter gets vaccinations at the Ozark County Health Department to meet Missouri requirements for school attendance. Ozark County schools begin their 2018-19 academic year in less than a month. For a complete list of required immunizations, contact the health department, or visit their Facebook page. The health department is offering a vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Call 679-3334 for an appointment or for more information.
County schools are gearing up for the 2018-2019 school year. Important dates and guidelines are listed below. Bakersfield R-IV SchoolBakersfield school officials remind all students and parents that state law and health regulations require students to be properly immunized and provide...

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