Nevada Daily Mail Headlines News from the Nevada Daily Mail newspaper in Nevada, Missouri en-us Lady Tigers’ middle school hoops camp slated for early June The Nevada Lady Tigers’ basketball camp for seventh and eighth-graders is slated for Monday, June 5 through June 7 at Wynn Gymnasium located inside Nevada High School. The three-day camp will be... Fri, 26 May 2017 05:34:43 -0500 NHS baseball collects accolades A number of Nevada High School baseball players received accolades for the recently concluded 2017 campaign. Those NHS student-athletes, were: Braeden Hinton, Jr., First-Team All District, All-West... Fri, 26 May 2017 05:32:40 -0500 Cameron crushes competition, defends Oklahoma State Invitational title with 14 stroke victory Nevada 10-year-old Emree Cameron mounted a successful defense of her 2016 U.S. Kids Golf Oklahoma State Invitational championship, walloping this year’s competition en route to a 14-stroke victory.... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:40:44 -0500 NHS student-athletes recognized at baseball banquet The Nevada Tigers’ baseball team held its annual postseason awards banquet Thursday evening at Nevada High School. Nevada’s varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams were honored. Head coach Danny... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:32:59 -0500 Cottey student-athlete achieves All-American status According to a Cottey College press release, junior Oluwabukola Pereira finished sixth in the 1500 meter run at the National Junior College Association (NJCAA) Division II outdoor track meet held... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:32:23 -0500 Cottey first-year head coach Skapin named Region 16 Coach of the Year First-year Cottey Comets’ head softball coach Mark Skapin recently picked up a major award, as he was named the NJCAA Division II Region 16 Coach of the Year. “When Mark interviewed with us last... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:30:28 -0500 Applications available for senior men’s scramble tournament Applications for the Senior Men’s Two-man Scramble Tournament are now available at Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course in Nevada, as the tournament is slated for Thursday, June 1. According to a... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:25:10 -0500 Lady ’Cats compete at state The Bronaugh Lady Wildcats 4-x-200 meter relay team placed 12th at the Missouri Class 1 State track-and-field meet held Saturday in Jefferson City. The team, comprised of seniors Mandy Murphy and... Fri, 26 May 2017 00:22:57 -0500 Cleaning time in Bronaugh Thu, 25 May 2017 23:03:55 -0500 Youth Task Force looks to future The dozen people at Wednesday’s meeting of the Vernon County Youth Task Force focused on ways to help parents in the tough job of raising children and youth in this area. For... Thu, 25 May 2017 23:03:32 -0500 Recovery Court graduate No. 99 Thu, 25 May 2017 23:01:24 -0500 Cause of death unknown Nevada Daily Mail “There is no foul play suspected,” said Vernon County coroner David Ferry on the death of 49 year-old Nevada resident James A. Glass. Ferry also said the death did not appear to be... Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:48 -0500 Cancer survivor’s dinner June 5 Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County Relay For Life Committee’s 19th annual Cancer Survivor dinner will be held Monday, June 5, at the 4-H building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds for cancer... Thu, 25 May 2017 22:59:38 -0500 What courteous drivers Dear Editor: This is a thank you to the drivers in Nevada for being so courteous at the crosswalk at Cottey College this past week when we were there for Vacation College. Never did I hear any rude... Thu, 25 May 2017 22:45:47 -0500 I’m bored Editor’s note: The following column originally ran in the Aug. 19, 2010 edition of the Daily Mail. I think I have written about this before but I am going to risk boring you with it again. I feel so... Thu, 25 May 2017 22:45:06 -0500 School is out I recently received several graduation announcements and have forwarded appropriate cards and gifts. As I was completing these tasks my mind wandered back to many May days from my own past and my... Thu, 25 May 2017 22:44:27 -0500 James Allen Glass James Allen Glass, 49, Nevada, passed away on Monday, May 22, in Nevada. Jim was born Sept. 24, 1967, in Landstul, Germany, to Rex Leon and Karen Meta (Morsch) Glass. Jim grew up in Nevada where he... Thu, 25 May 2017 22:18:54 -0500 Georgia E. Russell Georgia E. Russell, 78, Joplin, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, at Communities of Wildwood Ranch in Joplin. Georgia was born on July 15, 1938, in Nevada, to Joe Henry and Lucy Anna (Smith) May. On... Thu, 25 May 2017 22:18:16 -0500 Winless regular-season culminates in trip to state tournament for Ballard Not many high school baseball teams have gone winless during the regular season, only to rebound and win their district tournament. The Ballard Bulldogs are now members of this exclusive club, having... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:55:34 -0500 Nevada track-and-field team holds annual awards banquet Tue, 23 May 2017 23:48:19 -0500 Area athletes collect GVVC baseball accolades Vernon County student-athletes helped comprise the recently released Golden Valley Vernon County Conference All-Conference team. Vernon County student-athletes making the team, were: Koltin Earnest,... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:43:01 -0500 Nevada Speedway races rained out Weekly racing at Nevada Speedway was rained out Saturday night. With Memorial Day weekend coming up, racing action is not set to resume until Saturday, June 3 at 7 p.m., as all classes of cars are... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:40:31 -0500 Special Olympics Torch Run Tue, 23 May 2017 23:35:58 -0500 Planning commission recommends city council add Camp Clark MOU to Comprehensive Plan These types of studies are conducted all over the United States around military bases to see if there are any conflicts between the bases and the surrounding civilian population, Tyson Smith, a... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:35:14 -0500 Storm damage goes unreported At a May 17, Local Emergency Planning Commission meeting, emergency management director Dennis Kimrey told the commission members severe weather damage is being under reported in Vernon County.... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:34:44 -0500 Hospital board adopts Long Term Care budget The old television show, “Dragnet” featured a character, Sgt. Joe Friday, who was noted for saying, “All we want are the facts, ma’am.” From Monday’s meeting of the finance committee at Nevada... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:34:00 -0500 Roy A. Slates Roy A. Slates, 63, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, May 20, at Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar. Roy was born March 19, 1954, in Carthage, to Glen “Gilbert” and Wilma G. (Dickerson) Slates.... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:31:11 -0500 Ray Maynard Barnes Ray Maynard Barnes, 91, Nevada, passed away peacefully on May 22, at Morningside Assisted Living in Nevada. He was born in Ottawa, Kan., to Leslie and Amelia Barnes on Feb. 2, 1926. He married Melba... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:30:47 -0500 Glen Harvey Foster Glen Harvey Foster, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, passed away on May 20. He was born on Oct. 31, 1938, in Montrose, Colo., and graduated from Russell High... Tue, 23 May 2017 23:29:45 -0500 Beshore, Ast qualify for state track-and-field meet Nevada High School entered Saturday’s Class 4 sectional meet in Eldon having qualified in five events. Two Nevada High School student-athletes –– freshman Calli Beshore and sophomore Kayden Ast... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:38:32 -0500 Tigers’ 8-and-under team dominates youth tourney Tue, 23 May 2017 00:34:01 -0500 Cottey runner Pereira nets All-American honors Cottey Comets’ junior track-and-field athlete Oluwabukola Pereira placed sixth in the 1,500-meter run at the NJCAA Nationals, which took place May 18-20 at Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College.... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:24:01 -0500 Nine area athletes make All-GVVC softball team A number of Vernon County student-athletes were recently recognized with All-Golden Valley Vernon County Conference accolades. Area athletes making the All-GVVC spring softball team, were: Mahalia... Tue, 23 May 2017 00:18:38 -0500 NEVC school board going paperless By Johannes Brann Thursday’s meeting of the Northeast Vernon County R-1 School Board reviewed a number of end of the year matters, took a preliminary look at next year’s budget... Mon, 22 May 2017 22:22:40 -0500 NHS class of 2017 Mon, 22 May 2017 22:17:12 -0500 Governing priorities By Sen. Ed Emery Missouri 31st Senatorial District This was my wife’s last year to teach at College Heights Christian School in Joplin, and I accompanied her to their graduation ceremony May 14. It... Mon, 22 May 2017 22:01:39 -0500 Don’t look behind that curtain! part four Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of a four part series. By Dr. Ron Jones “What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.” — Mark Twain The... Mon, 22 May 2017 22:00:28 -0500 Lois Darlene Houston Lois Darlene Houston, age 86, a resident of rural Richards, passed away Saturday, May 20, at the St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Dec. 14, 1930, in Enid, Okla., the daughter... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:56:58 -0500 Melvin Higgins Melvin Higgins, age 88, a resident of Richards, died Friday, May 19, at the Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. He was born March 2, 1929, in Richards, the son of Charley and Jennie Tucker Higgins. He... Mon, 22 May 2017 21:56:10 -0500 Johnmeyer joins Graceland University Nevada High School volleyball standout Kaitlynn Johnmeyer will be taking her talents to Graceland University, as the senior student-athlete signed a national letter-of-intent May 8 at the NHS Media... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:35:42 -0500 Nevada senior student-athletes honored Sat, 20 May 2017 00:29:37 -0500 Record Breakers: Middle schoolers rewrite NMS record book Sat, 20 May 2017 00:27:26 -0500 Missouri crappie anglers have reason to smile In spite of the high and dingy water at Caplinger Mills bridge, anglers are catching crappie and catfish. “This is my favorite place to camp and fish, it’s like my second home,” said Fair Grove... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:21:55 -0500 Tigers’ hoops camp on tap this week The Nevada Tigers’ youth basketball camp for grades third through sixth is slated for May 22-26 at Nevada High School’s Wynn Gymnasium. The week-long camp will run from 12-1:45 p.m. for third and... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:21:05 -0500 Middle school hoops camp just around the corner The Nevada Lady Tigers’ basketball camp for seventh and eighth-graders is slated for Monday, June 5 through June 7 at Wynn Gymnasium located inside Nevada High School. The three-day camp will be... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:20:34 -0500 Comets compete at nationals A pair of Cottey Comets’ track athletes were in action Friday at the NJCAA Nationals at Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College. Oluwabukola Pereira finished fourth in her 1,500 meter heat and will... Sat, 20 May 2017 00:20:01 -0500 ‘Fight Night’ lawsuit amended On Tuesday afternoon, attorney Dustin W. Dunfield amended the lawsuit he filed in the Vernon County Circuit Court, on behalf of Alexander Trexel, a local inmate in the Vernon... Fri, 19 May 2017 23:09:35 -0500 Nevada woman sentenced for trading “Food Stamps” for meth, cash Nevada Daily Mail On Tuesday, May 16, Julie M. Drake, 48, of Nevada, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool, in Springfield, to nine years in federal prison without parole for her... Fri, 19 May 2017 23:08:05 -0500 Legislators wrap up productive 2017 session Missouri’s 126th District JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri House of Representatives wrapped up a productive legislative session May 13. While lawmakers sent a lower number of bills than normal to... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:22:13 -0500 May is National Water Safety Month Hello neighbors. During the warmer days in spring and summer, many people like to take trips to the local lakes and rivers. People with boats like to go either sailing or motor boating, others like... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:21:14 -0500 The cyber world of summer vacation This month, schools will be letting out for the summer and for most kids, the fun begins. Swimming, riding bikes, and all the other activities that come with a few months of freedom from school. I... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:20:35 -0500 Ethan Jordan Barnes Ethan Jordan Barnes, 19, Nevada, passed away on Monday, May 15, at his home in Nevada. Ethan was born Oct. 22, 1997, in Nevada, to Thomas Cody Barnes and Stacey Marie Bonine Wolf. Ethan grew up in... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:14:28 -0500 Dr. Charles C. Nash Dr. Charles C. Nash (a.k.a. “Chuck”, “Dr. Chuckie”, “Buzz” and “Dad”), teacher, writer, avid bibliophile and lover of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, had a wonderful, funny sense of humor and an... Fri, 19 May 2017 22:12:58 -0500