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Almartha resident Janet Taber, left, made a donation to the Gainesville PTO project to purchase new playground equipment at the elementary school in honor of longtime educator Paula Rose, right, and in memory of Rose’s mother, the late Jean Herd. “I decided to dedicate my donation in honor of these two generations of educators who each taught at Gainesville Elementary for 30 years,” Taber told the Times Monday. “Paula coached and taught both of my daughters and had a huge impact on them and many other children – an impact that no doubt continues today, even after her retirement. She taught her students the sense of fair play and commitment, and expected her teams to be the best they could. This was a lifestyle for both of these women, not just an 8-to-5 job.” Times photo / Jessi Dreckman
The Gainesville Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is nearing its goal to raise the $10,000 needed to purchase and install new playground equipment that will replace an old, wooden boat-shaped play piece located at the Gainesville Elementary School.  Organizers say they are working to complete the...

William Cook
This week the Times is publishing “profiles” of the five candidates running in the April 7 General Municipal Election for the three seats coming open on the Thornfield R-I School District Board of Education.  Candidate profiles for the Gainesville and Dora school boards ran in the Feb. 5 and...

William Cook
This week the Times is publishing “profiles” of the five candidates running in the April 7 General Municipal Election for the three seats coming open on the Thornfield R-I School District Board of Education.  Candidate profiles for the Gainesville and Dora school boards ran in the Feb. 5 and Feb....

Lindsay Collins
This week the Times is publishing “profiles” of the four candidates running in the April 7 general municipal election for the three seats coming open on the Dora R-III School District Board of Education. Candidate profiles for the Gainesville school board ran in the Feb. 5 edition of the Times...

Lindsay Collins
This week the Times is publishing “profiles” of the four candidates running in the April 7 general municipal election for the three seats coming open on the Dora R-III School District Board of Education. Candidate profiles for the Gainesville school board ran in the Feb. 5 edition of the Times, and...

Douglas Hawkins
This week the Times is publishing “profiles” of the four candidates running in the April 7 general municipal election for the three seats coming open on the Gainesville R-V School District Board of Education. In upcoming editions, we will publish profiles of candidates running for open seats on...

Douglas Hawkins
This week the Times is publishing “profiles” of the four candidates running in the April 7 general municipal election for the three seats coming open on the Gainesville R-V School District Board of Education. In upcoming editions, we will publish profiles of candidates running for open seats on the...

Dora junior Isaac Haney drives around a defender during Saturday’s 86-58 victory over Lakeland (14-1) at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar. Haney, who topped a career 2,000 points on Jan. 7 when the Falcons defeated Alton, led the scoring with 42 points. Photo by Karla Smith
  This story is reprinted with permission from the Springfield News-Leader.   Isaac Haney describes himself as a present person.  He doesn’t look much past his nose or his next workout. When people asked him over the summer if he had a dream school, he told them it didn’t matter. All he...

Dora junior Isaac Haney drives around a defender during Saturday’s 86-58 victory over Lakeland (14-1) at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar. Haney, who topped a career 2,000 points on Jan. 7 when the Falcons defeated Alton, led the scoring with 42 points. Photo by Karla Smith
This story is reprinted with permission from the Springfield News-Leader.   Isaac Haney describes himself as a present person.  He doesn’t look much past his nose or his next workout. When people asked him over the summer if he had a dream school, he told them it didn’t matter. All he wanted to do...

Ciara Watts, 11, received a flux-welder and welding helmet as birthday gifts from her parents after she learned to weld during Bakersfield’s vocational-based summer school program last summer. Her parents say Ciara has used her own money to purchase all the other materials she’s needed to pursue the hobby. Ciara says she likes welding so much she’s considering it as a future career.
Editor’s note: In the completely vocational summer school program for students in grades 6-8 operated by the Bakersfield R-IV School District, students’ time is split between agriculture, business and family and consumer sciences, says superintendent Amy Britt. During the agriculture portion of...

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