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Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2016

Nevada Magazine
Nevada the Magazine 2014 #1
Ride in style at the Bronaugh Fall Festival (09/27/16)
Two ballot issues increase cigarette taxes (09/27/16)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com For this year's general election, the front side of the ballot is the "people" side while the back is predominantly the "issues" side. In the coming days, the Daily Mail will provide information on the five constitutional amendments and one proposition Missouri voters will see on their ballot. ...
Absentee ballot voting starts today (09/27/16)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com "A lot of people don't realize it but absentee voting for the November general election begins on Tuesday, September 27," said Mike Buehler, Vernon County clerk. That's today! Those voting between today and Nov. 8 will receive a ballot with two sides. ...
Chloe Bartlett steps into spotlight at Miss Missouri Teen USA pageant (09/24/16)
Nevada Daily Mail A new Miss Missouri Teen USA will be crowned Sunday in St. Louis, and Nevada High School senior Chloe Bartlett hopes to be the last pageant contestant standing. Bartlett, 17, of Liberal, said she has been training since March in preparation of the upcoming event. She said her training includes: Waking up at 5:30 a.m. every morning for a 30 minute run; an hour of weightlifting, and an hour of cardio each day after school...
Sheriff reviews new conceal and carry law (09/24/16)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com The successful override of Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of Senate Bill 656 on Sept. 14, means several smaller changes on concealed weapons will take effect in mid-October with the most significant ones occurring Jan. 1, 2017. "The bottom line is this," said Vernon County Sheriff, Jason Mosher. ...
All Aboard for a train ride (09/23/16)
Walker city clerk resigns (09/23/16)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com Monday evening Walker city clerk Linda Longstreth submitted her resignation minutes prior to the board of alderman meeting. "Well, things have changed. I would like to call an emergency executive meeting as of now," mayor Phil Martin said after the board had cleared away several house keeping items on the agenda...
NEVC board: good reports from both campuses (09/23/16)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com Thursday's 7 a.m. meeting of the Northeast Vernon County School Board received information on a new scoreboard for the softball field, enrollment figures, facility enhancements and general news from the Walker and Schell City campuses...
LEPC talks earthquakes Wednesday (09/23/16)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com Earthquakes and preparedness took center stage at a Wednesday meeting of the Vernon County Emergency Management Committee. Vernon County Emergency Management Director Dennis Kimrey gave a report on the Region D Mass Care exercise held in Diggins, Mo., at the end of August...
There Was Once A 'Silver Tiger!' (09/23/16)
The included picture was taken inside the Logan Field NHS Tiger Locker Room, following the September 30, 1966, victory over Lamar in the annual 'Silver Tiger' contest. I found this picture in the Google newspaper archives. This particular article was part of the Sunday Nevada Herald (that was what the Sunday paper was named back then). Just seeing it again made the proverbial "hair on the back of my neck stand up."...
Vernon County's University Extension (09/23/16)
EDITOR'S NOTE: This column originally appeared in the July 16, 1999 edition of The Daily Mail. In 1923, Vernon County joined the list of counties in Missouri taking advantage of the Smith-Lever Act by starting the University Extension Service with James Huster as our very first County Agent. ...
U.S. Senate write-in candidate visits Daily Mail (09/21/16)
By Johannes Brann jbrann.ndm@gmail.com At present, there are seven candidates for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Roy Blunt. On Friday, one of them, Patrick Lee, visited the offices of the Nevada Daily Mail. With the recent certification of the Green Party, Missouri now has five recognized parties, each of which will have its own senate candidate on the ballot. However, there are also two write-in candidates registered with the Missouri Secretary of State's office and Lee is one of them...
Council hears of safety issues at Neal Center (09/21/16)
ndmeditorial@gmail.com For the second time in about two years a person leaving the Neal Center after dark fell and was seriously injured, Melissa Earl told the Nevada City Council during Tuesday night's meeting. Saturday night a Vietnam veteran from Jerico Springs was unable to see the steps or the dark blue handrail in the dark and fell, resulting in injuries to his face and head, she said...
VCAD receives new cardiac monitors (09/21/16)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com Vernon County Ambulance District put five new Phillips Heartstart MRx monitors into service last week, and while they are not quite Dr. McCoy's tricorder from Star Trek, they are a dramatic step forward. In regards to the new monitor's capabilities, veteran paramedic Rob Spencer said, "I've paced a lot of patients and I've defibrillated a lot of patients. You can't get any better."...
St. Mary's students celebrate Constitution Day (09/20/16)
Students from St. Mary Elementary School celebrated Constitution Day on Monday with a walk to the Vernon County Courthouse. Hats and flags were donated by Reba Piper with the Daughters of the American Revolution. From left: Molly McInroy, Jethro Solidum, Alyssa Bloom, Halibel Osborn. (Photo by Gabe Franklin/Daily Mail)...
Hume welcomes new teachers (09/20/16)
Dale joins Hume R-8 staff (09/20/16)
Annelise Dale is one of Hume R-8's new teachers this year, and is responsible for the district's music program. "If it were not for band in high school, I probably would not have made it through school. I wanted to be a music teacher so that I could provide that safe place and mode of self-expression for kids," Dale said...
NRMC set to offer inpatient drug treatment (09/20/16)
Nevada Regional Medical Center is expanding the hospital's existing inpatient medical stabilization and withdrawal service for adults with drug, alcohol and related health issues. Entitled, New Vision™, this service accepts appropriate patients who are experiencing acute withdrawal symptoms...
Sheldon R-8 board handles housekeeping items (09/20/16)
While school board members may wish their agendas contained such items as lowering tax rates and constructing a new school without a bond issue, routine housekeeping matters are important nonetheless. This was the case with Wednesday's Sheldon R-8 meeting as the board tended to such matters as attendance and enrollment figures, updating a policy on bullying, making a small change to the school calendar, approving the manual for the A Plus program and setting the date for the advisory council meeting.. ...
Cherie Kaye Roberts: "Assessing is about people!" (09/17/16)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com "Yes, being an assessor is about measurements and formulas, about field and office work but having done this since 1982, I'm telling you, at its root, assessing is about people," said Cherie Kaye Roberts, Vernon County's assessor since 2000...
Nevada Council meets Tuesday (09/17/16)
ndmeditorial@gmail.com The Nevada City Council will have a short agenda for its Tuesday meeting at 7 p.m., in the council chambers at 120 S. Ash St. The council will hold the second reading of a special ordinance setting April 4, 2017 for the annual city council election, with Feb. 7, for a primary if needed. There are two seats up for election and if more than four candidates file, there will be a primary...
VCAD votes to change banks (09/17/16)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com Following a unanimous vote at a Thursday evening meeting board meeting, Vernon County Ambulance District will begin the multi-month process of switching banks. Board chairperson Mark Humphrey said he supported the move to Heritage State Bank, "since they bent over backwards to help us and our current bank said no."...
Hume School Board hears report on Amendment 3 (09/17/16)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com The Hume R-8 school board discussed pending legislation and passed a number of policy updates during a regular meeting Wednesday evening. During his report to the board, Superintendent David Quick said there was an item on the November ballot that could affect the school...
Autumn starts this week! (09/17/16)
Hi neighbors. Believe it or not, autumn starts this Thursday! The seasons change much faster when you get older. I have tried to learn and practice the art of appreciating each day as it comes and to enjoy the ongoing "now." That is even more difficult when costumes, decorations and candies for Halloween are already out in the stores! Why must we be in a perpetual hurry to move into the next big "thing" instead of just enjoying a few weeks of simply autumn?...
Watching the line (09/17/16)
The term "thin blue line" along with the symbol often seen on a flag, a bracelet, or bumper sticker has become a common association with law enforcement around the country. Although it has been around for a while, it has become more popular in recent years and is used by members of law enforcement, their families, and those who support them. But what exactly does the thin blue line mean?...
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