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Two Ozark Countians  – Kelsie Marie Myers of Theodosia and Daytona LeAnn Shelton of Wasola – were recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout. To qualify for the dean’s list, C of O students must maintain a 3.6 minimum grade point average...
The Gainesville Bulldogs traveled to Fordland Wednesday, Feb. 7, and defeated the Eagles 59-48. Garrett Morgan led the scoring with 17 points, followed by Jaxon Britt with 12, Brandon Poe with 11, Brodie Chapman with 10 and Wyatt Wilson with 8. Wilson led in rebounds with 15. Brodie Chapman led in...

The Dora community is invited to a free fish fry from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in Dora School’s new FEMA building, which is nearing completion on the school’s campus. The fish fry coincides with the school’s hosting of district basketball competitions Saturday. Times photo / Sue Ann Jones.
Dora School will host a free community fish fry from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the school’s new FEMA building, which is in the final stages of completion.  Dora superintendent Steve Richards said the fish fry is being held in conjunction with the school’s hosting of the basketball district...

Jalen Evans goes up for two points against the Norwood Pirates Friday, Feb. 2. (Photo/Karla Smith)
Gainesville’s junior varsity recently went on an eight-game winning streak, bringing their record to 10-5 and 5-1 in conference play. On Jan. 30, the junior Bulldogs defeated Seymour 42-40 when Jalen Evans drained a three-pointer at the buzzer. Cody Donley led the scoring with 11 points, followed...

Photos by Shana Hambelton.
Members of Dora’s 2018 Homecoming court are pictured following the coronation ceremony Friday, Feb. 9. From left: freshman attendant Riley Collins escorted by Auston Luna; sophomore attendant Briley McKemie escorted by Waylon Masters; senior queen candidate Emily Ross escorted by Jared Craig; ...

Photos by Lori Denton
Members of Bakersfield’s 2018 Homecoming court are pictured following the coronation ceremony Friday, Feb. 9. Front, from left: flower girl Hailee Collins, senior candidates Savanna Carter, Madison Farel, Mariah Burnett, 2018 Homecoming Queen Natalie McKee, junior attendant Cailey Beavers,...

The Dora Falcons varsity boys basketball team, which includes four freshman starters, won third place in the recent Mountain Grove tournament, which included a Dora loss to Hartville. But the Falcons avenged the loss Feb. 2 in a nail-biter, double-overtime victory against the Hartville Eagles in Hartville. Front row from left: freshmen Bryson Luna, Isaac Haney, Auston Luna and Mason Luna. Back: seniors Robert Vigdal, Brent McKemie, Austin White and Kaleb Harris. Photo by Karla Gillespie Smith.
At first glance, the Dora boys are a “pretty good” 16-5 on the season. But at closer look, the Falcons’ losses are all to ranked teams, four of which are ranked in the latest coaches poll’s top 5. Leading the way? A quartet of freshmen. No other team (at least no state-ranked teams) can boast such...
Gainesville’s Lady Bulldogs traveled to Spokane Monday, Jan. 29 and fell to the Lady Owls, 48-36.  “Spokane seemed to execute well and got the ball to their post player, which gave us trouble,” said GHS coach Morris Jenkins. “ We never seemed to to be able to string together any good offensive...

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