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The Gainesville School District will be busy next week as students and families gather for year-end events that were adapted and postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns.    Prom is Monday, June 15 Gainesville High School’s prom will be held from  7 to 11 p.m. Monday, June 15, in the gym with...

Ruthanne Elizabeth Doebler
Gainesville High School graduate Ruthanne Elizabeth Doebler has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Pfc. Matthew J. England Memorial Scholarship. Ruthanne plans to attend the University of Missouri in Columbia this fall where she will major in biology/pre-medical. She ended her senior year...
Gainesville summer school began June 1 and continues through June 26. Student dropoff begins at 7:30 a.m., and students are released at 2:45 p.m. each day. 
Dora RAD (raffle, auction, dinner) Nite will be held Saturday, June 13. The annual fundraiser, which is usually held inside the gym, will instead be held outside the Dora school this year in order to allow attendees to social distance. Dinner will begin at 4 p.m., followed by raffle drawings. The...

About 50 area students attended the 2020 prom hosted by Shield Solutions Saturday night, including, from left: Clayton Turnbull of Dora, Courtney Woodley, who is homeschooled, Gavin Martin of Dora, Alyssa Woodley and Michael Woodley, who are homeschooled, and Patience Naegele of Gainesville.
Several area high school juniors and seniors got to have their 2020 prom after all.  When the COVID-19 pandemic ended the 2019-2020 school year abruptly several weeks before the scheduled last day of the school year, many of the special events planned for this year’s graduating  seniors, including...
Troy Tredway, Lowell Strong and Mark Henry were elected to the Ava R-1 School Board in Tuesday's General Municipal Election, according to the Douglas County Herald. Henry is the only incumbent who was re-elected. These are the vote totals reported by the Herald on its Facebook page. It is believed...

William "Mitch" Cook
Incumbents Terry Ewing and Donnie Cunningham were re-elected to three-year terms on the Gainesville school board in Tuesday's General Municipal Election. William "Mitch" Cook was also elected.  With all precincts reporting, these vote totals were announced Tuesday night by Ozark County Clerk Brian...

Corey Hillhouse
Incumbents Marti Warden, Corey Hillhouse and Jeremy Kiger were re-elected to three-year terms on the Gainesville school board in Tuesday's General Municipal Election.  With all precincts reporting, these vote totals were announced Tuesday night by Ozark County Clerk Brian Wise:    Marti Warden, 360...

Lindsay Collins
Incumbents Lindsay Collins and Cassidy Martin were re-elected to three-year terms on the Dora school board in Tuesday's General Municipal Election. Jerry Moritz was also elected. With all precincts reporting, these vote totals were announced Tuesday night by Ozark County Clerk Brian Wise: Lindsay...
COVID-19 kept students and teachers from attending their traditional classes, but Lutie School’s teachers and staff decided they wouldn’t let their end-of-year goodbyes go by the way-side. On May 20, they loaded up onto a school bus and visited students’ homes, delivering smiles, awards and ice...

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