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Times photo/Jessi Dreckman On Monday, contractors began work on a project to realign the Tecumseh curves on Highway 160. The $3.4 million contract, which aims to redirect the highway through a straighter path, widen the roadway and provide improved guardrails, was awarded to Van Buren-based H. R....

Photo by Shana Hambelton District champs! The Dora Lady Falcons are the Class 2 District 10 champions for the first time since 2010 after defeating the Gainesville Lady Bulldogs Thursday, Feb. 25, at the district tournament held at Norwood High School last week. Members of the team are, from left (front row), manager Laney Miller, Callen DePriest, Shauna Lake, Chesney Luna, Kaitlin Hambelton, Cassidy Hambelton, Hanna Bunch, Mia Gray, manager Kinley Luna; (back row) manager Olivia Martin, head coach Cole Garnette, Vanessa Woolbright, Kenley Howard, Natasha Slavik, McKenna Miller, Lauren Martin, Autumn Told, Riley Collins, assistant coach Bobby Spencer.
The Dora Lady Falcons defeated Gainesville 47-32 Thursday, Feb. 25, to earn the Class 2 District 10 championship. “The girls played absolutely amazing this game,” said Dora coach Cole Garnette. “They executed their game plan to a T and did exactly what we had talked about all week in preparation....
Anyone who has been involved with the Gainesville Junior High in the last decade is probably well acquainted with the positive personality and bright smile of junior high math teacher Laurie Poe. Known for her approachable teaching style and encouraging personality, Poe is well liked by students...
At its Feb. 22 meeting, the Gainesville R-V School District board voted to transition to a four-day in-person school week beginning with the 2021-22 school year.  Gainesville Superintendent Justin Gilmore said the board is expected to decide at its next meeting, to be held March 22, which weekday...

Elizabeth Breitweiser
A $1,000 cash-only bond has been issued for 29-year-old West Plains resident Elizabeth Breitweiser in connection with a case filed last week in which she is charged  with eight class D felony counts of forgery. According to the probable cause statement in the case, Breitweiser is alleged to have...
The Ozark County Commissioners held their weekly meeting at 9 a.m. Monday, March 1, in their office in the upper level of the Ozark County Courthouse.    Paychecks, grader blades and telephones Ozark County Presiding Commissioner John Turner told his fellow commissioners that the next county...

Calvin Grisham
A gunfire exchange in Dora last week ended with Calvin L. Grisham in handcuffs and a bullet wound to the hand.  Grisham’s age is not listed in court documents, but online records say that he was born in 1965, making him either 55 or 56 years old.   Charges and potential punishment The Dora man is...

Morey Sullivan has been named to the Kansas Music Hall of Fame.
Morey Sullivan, longtime master of ceremonies and music performer at Gainesville’s Hootin an Hollarin festival, has been chosen for the Kansas Music Hall of Fame. The announcement was made recently by the Kansas Music Hall of Fame Board of Directors. The induction ceremony will be July 24.   ...

Brittany Davis
A warrant with a $2,500 cash-only bond has been issued for 37-year-old Pomona resident Brittany Nicole Davis in connection with a case filed recently in which she is charged with the class D felony of possession of methamphetamine.    License plate issues lead to traffic stop According to the...

Peyton Fowler. Photo courtesy of Kirby Funeral Home.
A 19-year-old Mountain Home, Arkansas, woman, Peyton Fowler, died early Saturday morning as the result of an ATV accident at Cloud 9 Ranch near Caulfield. A passenger in the side-by-side vehicle, Jacob Waugh, 21, sustained severe injuries and was transported to Baxter Regional Medical Center in...

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