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Registered voters in Ozark County will go to the polls April 3 to decide tax levy requests by the Ozark County Ambulance District and the Dora R-III School District, and also to elect members to the village boards in Bakersfield and Theodosia, the school boards in Bakersfield and Gainesville,...
Bakersfield R-IV School District will conduct preschool and kindergarten screenings Thursday and Friday, April 19-20. Children are eligible for kindergarten if they will be 5 years old on or before July 31, 2018. Children who will be 4 years old on or before July 31, 2018, are eligible for...
The Lutie Project Graduation committee will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 7.The tournament will include two age brackets, organizers said: girls 13-18, boys 13-18, girls 19 and up, and boys 19 and up.The entry fee is $30 per team. Winning teams will be...
Bakersfield pitcher Brady Jones held Koshkonong scoreless in the Lions’ 10-0 home-field season opener victory Friday, March 23. Bakersfield traveled to Bradleyville Tuesday, March 27. Results of that game were unavailable at press time.
From the beginning of last week to the end we saw a steady improvement in the weather and the fishing. The best bite early in the week was the Fout’s area, but everybody started fishing the area and the bite slowed down.With the warm weather the last couple of days, the stripers started biting all...
Bass fishing last weekend was better than it has been for a long time. Numerous baits worked in both the creeks and on the main lake. I caught bass on a shaky-head worm, square-bill crankbait and the Bama rig. Fish were as shallow as 3 feet, and others were as deep as 25 feet. Fish your style, and...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. March 191:14 p.m.  – Prisoner transport, Sharp County, Arkansas.2:54 p.m. – Brush fire. Timber Knob VFD responded.6:57 p.m. – An abandoned house that burned...

Second-grade winners in the recent Ozark County Math Bee held at Dora School were, from right, Howard Wade, Gainesville, first; Baylor Hewett, Dora, second; Hank Deatherage, Dora, third, Alli Garrison, Gainesville, fourth; and Montgomery Mitchell, Dora, fifth.
2nd Grade:1st place - Howard Wade - Gainesville2nd place - Baylor Hewett - Dora3rd place - Hank Deatherage - Dora4th place - Alli Garrison - Gainesville5th place - Montgomery Mitchell - Dora 3rd Grade:1st place - Isaac Luna - Dora2nd place - Bryar Swartz - Gainesville3rd place - Jarrett Uchtman -...
Wednesday, March 28 Bakersfield - Spring break, no school.Dora - Spring break, no school.Lutie - Spring break, no schoolGainesville - Blood drive, high school library Thursday, March 29 Bakersfield - Spring break, no school.  Dora - Baseball vs Liberty, home, 4:30 p.m.; spring break, no school....

Jonathan Belt
These candidates are running  in contested races in county The residents whose “profiles” appear on this page are running in Ozark County’s five contested races in the April 3 general municipal election. They are seeking seats on school boards in Bakersfield and Gainesville, village boards in...

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