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Dora RAD (raffle, auction, dinner) Nite will be held Saturday, June 13. The annual fundraiser, which is usually held inside the gym, will instead be held outside the Dora school this year in order to allow attendees to social distance. Dinner will begin at 4 p.m., followed by raffle drawings. The...

About 50 area students attended the 2020 prom hosted by Shield Solutions Saturday night, including, from left: Clayton Turnbull of Dora, Courtney Woodley, who is homeschooled, Gavin Martin of Dora, Alyssa Woodley and Michael Woodley, who are homeschooled, and Patience Naegele of Gainesville.
Several area high school juniors and seniors got to have their 2020 prom after all.  When the COVID-19 pandemic ended the 2019-2020 school year abruptly several weeks before the scheduled last day of the school year, many of the special events planned for this year’s graduating  seniors, including...
Troy Tredway, Lowell Strong and Mark Henry were elected to the Ava R-1 School Board in Tuesday's General Municipal Election, according to the Douglas County Herald. Henry is the only incumbent who was re-elected. These are the vote totals reported by the Herald on its Facebook page. It is believed...

William "Mitch" Cook
Incumbents Terry Ewing and Donnie Cunningham were re-elected to three-year terms on the Gainesville school board in Tuesday's General Municipal Election. William "Mitch" Cook was also elected.  With all precincts reporting, these vote totals were announced Tuesday night by Ozark County Clerk Brian...

Corey Hillhouse
Incumbents Marti Warden, Corey Hillhouse and Jeremy Kiger were re-elected to three-year terms on the Gainesville school board in Tuesday's General Municipal Election.  With all precincts reporting, these vote totals were announced Tuesday night by Ozark County Clerk Brian Wise:    Marti Warden, 360...

Lindsay Collins
Incumbents Lindsay Collins and Cassidy Martin were re-elected to three-year terms on the Dora school board in Tuesday's General Municipal Election. Jerry Moritz was also elected. With all precincts reporting, these vote totals were announced Tuesday night by Ozark County Clerk Brian Wise: Lindsay...
COVID-19 kept students and teachers from attending their traditional classes, but Lutie School’s teachers and staff decided they wouldn’t let their end-of-year goodbyes go by the way-side. On May 20, they loaded up onto a school bus and visited students’ homes, delivering smiles, awards and ice...

Bakersfield High School held its high school graduation in the Jerry Taylor Gymnasium Friday, May 22. This screenshot was taken from a video that may be viewed on the Ozark County Times Facebook page.
The 2020 senior class graduated from Bakersfield High School Friday, May 22, in the Jerry Taylor Gymnasium. Loosely abiding by COVID-19 pandemic social-distancing guidelines, a limited number of family members gathered to celebrate a challenging finish of high school careers cut short by the...

Dale Henry Mitchell, 72
Dale Henry Mitchell, 72, of Caulfield, died April 21, 2020, at his home. No services are planned at this time. He was born Dec. 17, 1947, in Elijah, the son of Q. L. and Georgia Gertrude Casey Mitchell. On Oct. 19, 1968, in West Plains, he married Patsy Ann Kesner.  Mr. Mitchell worked at Baxter...

Bakersfield preschool teacher Jody Bonds, above, and Lisa Bean, Bakersfield kindergarten teacher, below, are two of the many Bakersfield educators who have posted virtual storybook sessions on the “Bakersfield Elementary Story Time” Facebook page.
The Bakersfield Elementary Story Time Facebook page is filled with Bakersfield teachers and other school employees reading stories to students through video. The group was created about a month ago as a way for Bakersfield students to find videos from all their teachers in one place. The educators...

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