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Bakersfield senior Wyatt Summers goes up for a dunk during the district championship battle with the Mansfield Lions Saturday. Bakersfield’s season came to an end, with Mansfield winning the Class 2 District 10 championship for the first time since 2008. Bakersfield led 42-36 after three quarters,...
Gainesville High School student Latifa Ben Awadh taught her fellow classmates about her home country, Kuwait, last week when she gave a presentation to her history class on National Day and Liberation Day, traditionally celebrated on Feb. 25-26 in Kuwait. “It’s basically the Fourth of July for...
Dora R-III School will be conducting kindergarten screenings Friday, April 1, at the school. Children will be eligible for kindergarten if they will be 5 before Aug. 1, 2016. Kindergarten packets are now available for pickup in the school office; the packets include the forms needed for...
Gabby Nielsen, 14, granddaughter of Gainesville residents Dave and Juanita Nielsen, was recently featured as one of the “future 50” players in the 2016 SWMO basketball magazine. Nielsen attends Nixa Junior High, plays guard on the basketball team and is a member of the Junior Honor Society. She is...
<em>Editor’s note: This story is reprinted with permission from ozarkssportszone.com.</em> Mansfield (Ozarks Sports Zone) -- At this time of year coaches want to see their teams peaking and playing their best basketball. Jack Harris got a front row view of his team doing just that on...
Sandra Virga Wade, a 2008 Gainesville High School graduate and now a fourth-year Doctor of Pharmacy Degree candidate at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, spoke recently to Gainesville Elementary and Junior High students about the dangers of drug use. Her appearance here was part of the...
Gainesville High School FCCLA officers attended the state fall leadership conference Oct. 16-17 at Tan-Tar-A resort in Lake of the Ozarks.  The theme for the conference was “Finding Leadership.”  Pictured are, front row from left: Annie Noah, president; Emily McKinzie, chief financial officer. Back...
Mammoth Assembly of God recently donated $2,318.19 to kick off the fundraising efforts for the Gainesville chapter of Care to Learn, a program that helps meet the health, hunger and hygiene needs of students in the district. Pictured, from left, are community liaison Holly Strain, VBS director...
Gainesville Lady Bulldogs earning end-of-season honors were, from left, Michia Jenkins, first team all-district and first team all-conference; Aspyn Britt first team all-district and first team all-conference, and Morgan Taber first team all-conference. GHS Lady Bulldogs softball
Ozark County cross-country runners competed in the district cross-country meet Saturday, Oct, 29, in Willow Springs. State qualifiers are, from left, Class 1 District 3 - Dora senior Davin Hambelton, 9th place, 19:29.25; Dora sophomore Taylor Brege,12th place, 24:39.65; Dora senior Ashlynn Vanatter...

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