- Handcycling across America (6/23/17)
- Four decades of service (6/23/17)
- Natural gas subject of LEPC meeting (6/23/17)
- NEVC hopes to revamp breakfast (6/23/17)
- Golf course to get irrigation upgrade (6/23/17)
- Dunfield appeals protection order (6/22/17)
- Petition audit of VCAD underway (6/22/17)
- Helping in the hard work of good parenting (6/22/17)
- Suspect dead following high-speed pursuit (6/22/17)
- Suspect fatally wounded following high-speed pursuit involving Vernon County Sheriff's Deputy (6/21/17)
Susanne Martin Burks (6/24/17)Susanne Martin Burks, a 1948 Nevada High School graduate, died on June 15, at age 87, in Parkland, Fla. Her son, Dr. Randy Burks of Parkland, Fla.; daughter, Julie Forbes of Tucson, Ariz.; five...
Fern Elizabeth Watts (6/24/17)Fern Elizabeth Watts, 93, Nevada, passed from this life on June 23, at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. Fern was born Sept. 3, 1923, in Rushmore, Minn., to Daniel I. and Jeanetta Rose...
Robert Gene Lawson (6/23/17)Robert Gene Lawson, 59, Sheldon, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, at his home in Sheldon. Robert was born May 30, 1958, in Clinton, to Cleo and Diana (Bybee) Lawson. Robert was raised in Clinton and...
Eula “Faye” Hester (6/23/17)Eula “Faye” Hester, 96, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, at Barone Alzheimer’s Care Center in Nevada. Faye was born July 22, 1920, in Nevada to Watson Henry and Lettie Mae (Hunter) Shumaker....
Brittany Nicole Henderson (6/21/17)Brittany Nicole Henderson, 25, Nevada, died Saturday, June 17, at her home in Nevada. Brittany was born to Donald and Marsha Burris on June 23, 1991, in El Dorado Springs. Brittany met Bradley...
Robert Gene Lawson (6/21/17)Robert Gene Lawson, 59, Sheldon, died Tuesday, June 20, at his home in Sheldon. Robert was born May 30, 1958, in Clinton, Mo., to Cleo and Diana (Bibee) Lawson. Funeral services will be held at 10...
Letter to the Editor: Rude diners disrupt pleasant evening (6/24/17)Dear Editor: To the large group that was having a dinner/drunken party at a local restaurant in Nevada, the night of June 18. Who were seated in the East room of the restaurant on that Friday night. Your behavior was appalling and very rude, and to think you and your group thought you were so privileged that you never noticed what problems you all created and the people you disrespected by your rude behavior and out of control actions. ...
Column: Into the Missouri sunshine (6/24/17)On May 31, President Donald J. Trump proclaimed June 2017 as Great Outdoors Month. Most of us recognize Missouri is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. Between hundreds of lakes offering boating, fishing and water sport fun, camping areas with scenic and historic sites, state and county fairs with much to see and do, rodeos, singing and dancing performances, Civil War reenactments and hundreds of local museums and points of interest: Missouri has it all! And most of it is always within a days drive.. ...
Column: New dispatch equipment to be installed (6/24/17)It can be a scary thing to have someone screaming for help over the phone to a dispatcher and not being able to get their location because the line disconnects or the person becomes unable to finish telling the dispatcher where they are. We once had multiple deputies driving up and down several county roads trying to locate a residence because the dispatchers were not able to get the entire address before the phone was ripped away from the person who was trying to place the 911 call. ...
Column: A log cabin beginning (6/23/17)Editor’s note: The following column originally appeared in the Oct. 16, 2009 edition of the Daily Mail. Eighty-five years ago tomorrow, Lester I. Thornton was born in a log cabin in Taney County, Mo., a few miles north of the Arkansas state line. He was the youngest of four children born to Ruic Harve and Smitha Jane Thornton. ...
- Big league dreams and beauty pageantsNote: This is part two of a two-part story on area baseball prospect Kaleb DeLaTorre Former Fort Scott High School three-sport star, Kaleb DeLaTorre, is coming off a splendid freshman baseball campaign with Neosho (Kan.) Community College. DeLaTorre has kept the momentum going with the Joplin Outlaws of the MINK League, hitting .351 on the season...
- Mistake-prone Griffons derailed by Clarinda, 11-3 (6/24/17)
- Bushytails and bullfrogs make for entertaining hunting (6/24/17)
- The Natural: Fort Scott standout DeLaTorre sharpens skills in MINK League (6/23/17)
- Griffons club Clarinda with long ball, 10-2 (6/23/17)
- Griffons hold inaugural George Lyons Night (6/23/17)
- Rough ride: Griffons play long ball, rout Renegades 13-5 (6/21/17)
- Nevada’s Ferry picks up prestigious accolade (6/21/17)
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MiscellaneousOLD PHOTOGRAPHS copied and restored. Ralph Pokorny Photography, 221 E. Pacific St. Nevada, MO. 417-667-2112.
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