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Dora R-III School District will conduct kindergarten screenings Friday, March 23. Children are eligible for kindergarten if they will be 5 years old before Aug. 1, 2018. Beginning March 1, parents of eligible children may pick up a packet that includes all forms needed for kindergarten enrollment....

A completely packed house turned out for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Gainesville Elementary School’s Grandparents Day program held Friday, March 9. Grades K-6 performed a concert under the direction of GES music teacher Laura Guin. Food service director Cindy Potter and the cafeteria staff served a roast turkey lunch to more than 400 grandparents. Gainesville High School FFA members directed traffic and helped in the cafeteria. Following the lunch, students and their grandparents were invited to a book fair in the library. Photo by Karla Smith.
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. March 58:32 a.m. – Medical: 64-year-old female is full of fluid. Ozark County Ambu-lance and Bakersfield VFD were dispatched. Patient was transported by South...
Missouri State University-West Plains will host a career/job fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the MSU-WP Student Recreation Center, 323 W. Trish Knight St. in West Plains.This free event, also hosted by the Missouri Job Center and the South Central Human Resources Association,...
True Hope General Baptist Church will host a music night at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 18. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located on Highway 160 in Theodosia.
As Ozark Countians notice winter’s dreary coloring of pastures and roadside grasses is slowly starting to turn to vibrant greens and springtime blooms., they also should be aware that more than 350 black bears in the area are emerging from their winter hibernation. The bears will be leaving their...
Pontiac Price Place Volunteer Fire Department will host a corned beef and cabbage supper beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at PPPVFD firehouse #1 on W Highway by the Pontiac post office. The cost will be $7 a plate.The menu will feature corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, green beans,...
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission last week awarded a  $1,425,949 contract to Leo Journagan Construction Co. for pavement improvements on Highway 60 from Route 125 in Taney County to Route 5 in Gainesville.Details of the project were not available at press time, but it’s thought...
The Wasola Volunteer Fire Department will host a chili and soup fundraiser supper at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the firehouse on Highway 5 north of Gainesville. The event will feature live music. Everyone is welcome.
This month’s women’s prayer brunch will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at Theodosia United Methodist Church on Highway 160. All woman in the area are invited.

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