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Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017

Nevada Magazine
Nevada the Magazine 2014 #1
City/county sign PDMP ordinances (03/28/17)
Joe Hardin, Presiding Commissioner of Vernon County, addressed those gathered at noon on Wednesday for the signing of ordinances by city of Nevada and county officials enabling the city and county to establish a prescription drug monitoring program for the prescribing and dispensing of schedule II, III and IV controlled substances by licensed professionals and joining in the multi-city and county monitoring program established by St. ...
Lions Pancake Breakfast Saturday (03/28/17)
The annual tradition of the Nevada Lions Club spring pancake breakfast returns Saturday, April 1, at St. Mary's Fellowship Hall, located at 330 N. Main, with the event beginning at 7 a.m. and going until 11 a.m. The Nevada Lions Club formed in 1924 and actively serves its community with ongoing programs to support local organizations and activities. The Lions Club motto is "We Serve."...
Nevada's Got Talent (03/28/17)
Nevada's Got Talent will replace Dancing with Our Stars as the primary annual fundraiser for Nevada R-5's Relay for Life team on April 8. "For the past three years, our main fundraising event has been Dancing with Our Stars and if you had the opportunity to attend, you know it is a full house," reads a flyer given to performers. ...
Youth task force works through busy agenda (03/28/17)
On Wednesday, at its monthly meeting, the Vernon County Youth Task Force heard a review of this year's Speak Hard Conference, prepared to celebrate the signing of ordinances creating a joint city/county prescription drug monitoring program, heard plans for Powder Puff football games and April as "I Choose Kindness" month...
Five injured in Friday wreck (03/28/17)
Five people were injured, three seriously, in a two-vehicle head-on collision on 54 Highway west of 900 Road at approximately 4:40 p.m. Friday afternoon. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol corporal J. E. Wilde, a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado pickup driven by Brandon King, 21, Nevada, was traveling east on 54 Highway during heavy rain when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2003 Toyota Tundra driven by Melvin Swopes, 89, El Dorado Springs...
Three injured in Friday crash (03/25/17)
Phil Couch, retiring after 32 years (03/25/17)
By Johannes Brann jbrann.ndm@gmail.com Friday, March 31, will be Phil Couch's last day as Vernon County Treasurer/ex-officio Collector. With 32 years under his belt -- second longest serving county treasurer/ex-officio collector in the state -- he's seen 'em come and he's seen 'em go...
Cottey Distinguished Speaker Series concludes April 4 (03/25/17)
Nevada Daily Mail Helen Ho is the third and final speaker in the 2016-17 Distinguished Speaker Series sponsored by Cottey College's Serenbetz Institute for Women's Leadership, Social Responsibility, and Global Awareness. She will speak on Tuesday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m. ...
Multiple departments respond to grass fire (03/24/17)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com Nevada Fire Department responded to a report of a grass fire on Click Street south of Highland Avenue, across from David's Tire Recycling at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday. Chief William Thornton from Nevada Fire Department said, "The owner was using a hot saw to cut metal and a piece of metal landed in the tall grass," causing the fire...
Harder talks prescription drug monitoring program at Lions (03/24/17)
Nevada Police and VCSO apprehend carjacking suspect (03/24/17)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Police were dispatched to Subway Sandwich at 2021 E Austin Boulevard, Wednesday for a vehicle theft in progress. It was reported to officers the suspect had stolen a pick-up and the victim was in the vehicle. As officers began responding to the area it was reported the victim had jumped out of the vehicle around the Pilot Travel Center. ...
NEVC board visits geodesic dome classroom (03/24/17)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com The Northeast Vernon County School Board reviewed last year's financial audit, sat in the school's new geodesic dome classroom, heard the latest on the senior trip and received reports from the elementary and high school principals...
Nevada R-5 holds car seat checkpoint (03/24/17)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com Mark Box, safe kids coordinator with The Alliance of Southwest Missouri, spent Wednesday morning instructing teenage mothers at Nevada R-5 about car seats and spent Wednesday afternoon at the First Baptist Church inspecting car seats and ensuring they were properly installed...
New speed signs (03/22/17)
City of Nevada employees Michael Sharrock, left, and Michael Kavalesky, right, install a new electronic speed sign on Olive Street across from Nevada Middle School. The sign detects and displays the speed of approaching cars in the school zone. A second sign is on Ashland Street near Nevada High School and a third, new, sign is on Ashland Street near Bryan Elementary. ...
Cato Fashions donates to Moss House (03/22/17)
Cato Fashions recently donated more than $3,000 in merchandise to Moss House, a domestic and sexual violence shelter, located in Nevada. The merchandise will be given to residents at the shelter to meet their basic needs for clothing, as well as job search and court appointments. ...
K-9 gets body armor (03/22/17)
Rogue, the Vernon County Sheriff's office K-9, has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from the non-profit organization, Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc. Each vest has a sponsor and Rogue's is embroidered with "A gift from The Colt Project -- Gastonia, NC"...
Hume R-8 presents "Fly on the Wall" (03/22/17)
The English Department at Hume R-8 School District will present Pat Cook's "Fly on the Wall" two-act play on Saturday, March 25 at 6 p.m., and again on Sunday, March 26 at 1 p.m. "Emma Starling has a vivid imagination," the flyer for the play reads. ...
St. Mary's to hold casino night (03/22/17)
St. Mary Catholic Church will host its annual casino night fundraiser to help support their elementary school this Saturday, March 25 at the Bar H Boys Ranch. "We've never had a theme like this before," St Mary's secretary Ruth Kimmell said. This year's event includes a number of changes the most notable being the venue, The Bar H Boys Ranch, and will feature a western wear theme...
Old electronics picked up April 8 (03/22/17)
Do you have any old television sets, computer monitors, cell phones, or other electronic devices you no longer use and have trouble disposing of? Then mark your calendar for Saturday, April 8. That morning between 9 and 11 a.m., the Region M Solid Waste Management District will be holding an e-waste pickup, tentatively to be at the Vernon County Recycling Center, 301 N. Colorado St...
Incoming collectors in-training (03/22/17)
There is news out of the offices of the treasurer/collector, clerk and county commission. In the office of the Treasurer/Collector, Phil Couch spent Tuesday providing training to four people. These included current employees Kylie Pritchett and Renea Schulze as well as the incoming Treasurer/Collectors for Vernon and Henry Counties, Brent Baines and Ann Julian...
Water main repairs (03/21/17)
Home & Leisure Show (03/21/17)
Bronaugh R-7 board reviews senior trip (03/21/17)
Thursday's meeting of the R-7 board heard details about the senior class trip, approved contracts for tenured and non-tenured teachers, appointed a homeless coordinator and heard a program evaluation on social studies. Following the 7 p.m. graduation on Sunday, May 6, eight of the eleven graduating from Bronaugh High School will meet back at school at 3 a.m., the next morning, to head to Kansas City to fly down to Clearwater Beach, Fla., for the senior trip. ...
Summer program for youth at Fort Scott (03/21/17)
FORT SCOTT, Kan. -- It was 175 years ago in 1842, that dragoon soldiers first laid eyes on this area. Led by Captain Benjamin Moore, they located a limestone bluff at the confluence of the Marmaton River and Mill Creek, just four miles from the western boundary of the state of Missouri. ...
City Council votes to join drug monitoring program (03/21/17)
The outcome of the vote was never in doubt, and with a 3-0 vote by the Nevada City Council during Monday's council meeting, the city of Nevada officially joined with St. Louis County, St. Louis City, Jackson County, Kansas City, Jefferson City, Cole County and several other counties and municipalities, to do what the Missouri Legislature has been unable to do. Establish a prescription drug monitoring program. Council members Jayne Novak and Lance Christie were excused...
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