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Members of Gainesville's 2018 Homecoming court are pictured following the coronation ceremony Friday, Feb. 9: Front, from left: crown bearer Jaxon Headrick and flower girl Jayda Powell. Seated: freshmen attendant Katelyn Burke, sophomore attendant Lori Ellison, junior attendant Audrey Lovan, 2018...
Area residents who are looking for a teaching position for fall 2018 are invited to attend the annual Teacher Placement Day to be held Friday, Feb. 9, in Gohn Hall, 603 W. Main St., on the Missouri State University-West Plains campus. The interviewing and application session is scheduled for 9 to...
Three Ozark Countians were among the 1,505 students who received degrees during Missouri State University’s fall 2017 commencement on Dec. 15, 2017,  at JQH Arena in Springfield.  The Ozark Countians who graduated are Kandi Jo Shelton of Bakersfield, Bachelor of Science; Tara Layne Land of Dora,...
Destiny M. Johnson of Viola, Arkansas, has been awarded the Onita Trett Endowed Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains. Johnson, a 2016 graduate of Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, is now a sophomore at MSU-WP. She is the daughter of Jesse and Brandi Johnson, Viola, Arkansas. 
Five Ozark County students were named to the dean’s list at Missouri State University for the fall 2017 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, undergraduate students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.50 while completing at least 12 credit hours.   Ozark Countians named to the dean’s...

Photo by Karla Smith.
Dora freshman Isaac Haney earned a spot on the Mountain Grove all-tournament team. The Falcons brought home the third-place trophy from the recent tournament after a 61-44 first-round win over Willow Springs, a 57-42 loss to a tough Hartville team and a 73-67 win over Clever.
Cassidy Johnson was honored Sunday, Jan. 28, by the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame with one of 110 Special Achievement Awards presented to Missouri athletes who earned first team All-American honors in 2017. Cassidy, a junior at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, was recognized for earning first...
The Gainesville Junior and Senior High School Chess Team won third place in a Jan. 20 tournament at Willow Springs High School. Aiyden Argent won sixth place in the junior high division, Elijah Howard won seventh place and Dakota Rizza won 10th place in the high school division. Those attending...

An anonymous donor has provided funds for new Chromebook computers for Lutie School students in grades 6 through 8, including (clockwise from bottom left): Anastacia Ham, Kaitlynn Ford (partially hidden), Sierra Sutton, John David Ortiz, Alissa Davis (face hidden), Zabrina Engelhardt (partially hidden), Alyssa Wenzel, Haley Dant (partially hidden), Terry Goss, Austin Wenzel, Aiden Chilson, Mateo Robles, Karson Jones, Seth Warnol, Bailee Amos (partially hidden), Morgan Smith, sixth grade teacher Rebecca Scott, middle school language arts teacher Sandy Woody, middle school and freshman math tacher Sarah Cable, (next two students are hidden from camera), Kenzee Jones (partially hidden), Gage Christine, Damian Christine, Madie Reardon, Hugh Waters (partially hidden), Angel Hill, Elena Robles, (student hidden), Haley Kruszewski, Austin Coons, Cameron Ames.
Thanks to an anonymous donor, every student at Lutie School in Theodosia now has a computer device to use. “We have had a 1:1 (one-to-one) computer initiative for a couple of years in grades 3 through 12 through a donation,” said Lutie superintendent Scot Young. “During Christmas break, the same...
Four Ozark Countians have been named to the Southwest Baptist University winter 2017 honor rolls. To be listed on the semester’s honor rolls, students must carry at least 12 hours of college work at SBU and earn at least a B (3.0 GPA), with no grade below a C. Joshua Yount of Bakersfield earned a...

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