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West Plains Savings and Loan recently made a donation to the Dora FFA program at Dora School to help with the cost of installing an automatic water system. Pictured, from left, are WPSL employees Niki Luna and Chris Orr, FFA members Dylan Martin, Laurin Marin, Charli Howard and Andi Howard, and...
The 16th annual Dora Classic golf tournament will be held at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the West Plains Municipal Golf Course. The entry fee for the 18-hole, two-person scramble is $110 per team and includes pizza, drinks and Mulligans. The tournament will have four flights with four...

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Close to 70 people attended Monday night’s informal information session at Gainesville High School regarding the 75-cent levy increase proposal that will appear on the Aug. 7 primary election ballot. The increase would bring the school levy from the state minimum of  $2.75 to $3.50, still one of...

If the Gainesville R-V School District's 75-cent levy-increase proposal is approved by voters in the Aug. 7 primary, the district will replace interior and classroom doors with high-security doors that offer better protection for students and teachers. Here, district business manager Allisa West shows one of the original interior doors in the 55-year-old school that would be replaced. Times photo / Jenny Yarger
It's been 25 years since Gainesville R-V School District voters approved a levy increase. That 1993 increase, of about 30 cents per $100 assess valuation, was dedicated exclusively to fund the construction of the "new" elementary school. And when that facility was completely paid for in 2008, the...

If the Gainesville R-V School District's 75-cent levy-increase proposal is approved by voters in the Aug. 7 primary, the district will replace interior and classroom doors with high-security doors that offer better protection for students and teachers. Here, district business manager Allisa West shows one of the original interior doors in the 55-year-old school that would be replaced. Times photo / Jenny Yarger
It's been 25 years since Gainesville R-V School District voters approved a levy increase. That 1993 increase, of about 30 cents per $100 assess valuation, was dedicated exclusively to fund the construction of the "new" elementary school. And when that facility was completely paid for in 2008, the...
This photo taken by Gainesville High School agriculture teacher Jon Wilson won the People's Choice award in this year's 2018 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest hosted by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Wilson's photo, titled "Curious," was also runner-up in the contest's "Farm...
For the first time in many years, kids who live in western Ozark County had the opportunity to play summer T-ball locally, thanks to Lutie School, team sponsor Century Bank of the Ozarks and Lutie teacher Carrie (Bushong) Laird, who organized and coached the Lutie T-Ball Tribe team. More than 20 3...

The Gainesville High School FBLA parliamentary procedure team competed at the National Leadership Conference that was held June 28-July 2 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gainesville FBLA members attending the national conference were, from left, Blakely Morrison, Shelby Kinsey, Eli Amyx, Madison Trivitt and Abigail Milligan. The students were accompanied by adviser Chelsey Gilmore.
The FBLA National Leadership Conference was held June 28 through July 2 in Baltimore, Maryland, where the Gainesville High School parliamentary procedures team competed and Gainesville FBLA member Eli Amyx was installed as the 2018-2019 North Central Region vice president.The students traveled to...
Registration for Ozark Football Association’s 2018 tackle football and cheerleading will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Gainesville High School. Football is open to third through sixth graders, with third and fourth graders in one division and fifth and sixth graders in the...
Lutie School’s teachers nominated Brenda Johnston, left, the school’s Title 1 teacher, as the teacher of the year for kindergarten through grade 6. The teachers nominated English teacher Sandy Woody, right, as the grades 7-12 teacher of the year. From a scoring-guide rubric, a committee then chose...

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