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Lutie student Tyler Conkey’s poster was chosen recently as one of the top 12 in the state in the annual Missouri Arbor Day poster contest. This year’s theme was “Trees Work for Your Health.” The contest, sponsored each year in partnership with the Missouri Community Forestry Council, Missouri...

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The Gainesville archery team, shown practicing recently in the Gainesville Elementary School gym, will host its first-ever archery tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the elementary school. The public is invited to attend. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for students....

Gainesville senior Brodie Chapman drives around a Norwood defender at Friday night’s Homecoming game.
The Gainesville Bulldogs hosted Sparta and Norwood last week and added two wins to their record in front of packed crowds of spirited fans. “We had a great week,” said GHS head coach Matt Powell. “We played very well and found a way to win against Seymour at the end.  Norwood was a fun game and an...
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...

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