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Nevada Magazine
Nevada the Magazine 2014 #1
Safe Treats Parade (11/01/14)
Despite the chilly, windy weather hundreds of area children walked around the downtown area Friday during the annual Safe Treats Parade.
Vernon County races profiled (11/01/14)
Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series on the election forum hosted by the Nevada Vernon County Chamber of Commerce. The first story focused on the national and state representative races and appeared in Friday's Daily Mail. By Floyd Jernigan...
Council to consider taxi coupon contract Tuesday (11/01/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada City Council will be considering the first reading of an agreement with M-NOD Taxi and Shuttle Inc. to operate the city's subsidized public transportation services for 2015, when it meets at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the council chambers in the Public Safety Building, 120 South Ash St...
Felony domestic assault arrest (11/01/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Police concluded an investigation into a domestic violence case with the warrant arrest of a 58-year-old Vernon County resident. Nevada Police were dispatched to an emergency call of an assault in progress in the 2500 block of East Johnson Drive Oct. 29...
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday (11/01/14)
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m., Sunday, so don't forget to set clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night.
Local U.S. House and Missouri House races spotlighted (10/31/14)
Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series on the election forum hosted by the Nevada Vernon County Chamber of Commerce. This first story focuses on the national and state representative races. Part two will cover the contested county races and appear Saturday...
Senior center to honor local veterans and widows Monday (10/31/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County Senior Center will honor local veterans and widows during a special program at 10 a.m., Monday, at the center at 301 N. Main St. Former Missouri State Rep. Barney Fisher, who is retired from the U.S. Marine Corps, will speak. ...
Serenbetz Institute dedicated at Cottey (10/29/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Before a record turnout for P.E.O. visit day at Cottey College, President Judy Rogers, members of the school's faculty and staff, and P.E.O. member Thelma Serenbetz and her family dedicated the newly renamed Serenbetz Institute for Women's Leadership, Social Responsibility and Global Awareness Saturday...
Chloe Bartlett wins Miss Missouri Teen, Glamorous Miss Missouri Teen (10/29/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada student Chloe Bartlett won America's U.S. Miss Missouri Teen 2014 and, to make the weekend complete, also won World's Glamorous Miss Missouri Teen 2014. The competitions were Oct. 18, at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Mo. "They (Miss Missouri Teen) also held another pageant simultaneously that we had not planned to enter," said mom Lori of her daughter's double victory...
Lowry brings personal crusade to Cottey (10/29/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Mackenzie J. Lowry is the first speaker in the 2014-15 Distinguished Speaker Series sponsored by Cottey College's Serenbetz Institute for Women's Leadership, Social Responsibility, and Global Awareness. She will speak Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m., in the Missouri Recital Hall inside the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts. A reception will follow the address...
Work starts for Lights at the Lake, road closes (10/29/14)
Nevada Daily Mail In preparation for the City's annual Lights at the Lake, the Nevada Parks and Recreation Department is closing the road leading to the lower level of Radio Springs Park to vehicle traffic effective Wednesday, Oct. 29. The Lights at the Lake display will begin its season with the lighting of the Mayor's Tree Wednesday, Nov. ...
County-wide clean up day huge success (10/28/14)
David Irwin, who manages the Vernon County Recycling Center, said Monday that they filled all six, 30 cubic yard roll-off containers and could have used two more. He said they also collected 32 pallets of electronics, including computers, monitors, televisions ranging from portables to large console models and microwave ovens. "That's the most we've ever taken in. That is more than we have collected combining all the previous years," Irwin said...
Stotesbury drug bust sends three to jail (10/28/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Three people have been arrested in Stotesbury as the result of a drug operation conducted by the Vernon County Sheriff's Office and the CNET Drug Task Force. According to a press release from the Vernon County Sheriff's Office, Daniel McCullough, 53, of Nevada, Paul Bordelon, 35, of Fort Scott, Kan., and David Shelton, 55, of Kansas, are being held in the Vernon County Jail...
Tedlock departing Red Cross, but United Way efforts continue (10/28/14)
By Floyd Jernigan Nevada Daily Mail A long-time pillar of the community may be leaving one office, but she still plans to continue on with her other efforts. Peggy Tedlock, who has shepherded the American Red Cross office and initiatives in Nevada for 35 years, will no longer serve in that capacity as the national organization undergoes a restructuring...
Red Cross moving to all volunteer office in Nevada (10/28/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The American Red Cross is transforming its operations in southern Missouri to meet the growing demand for services while making the best use of donor dollars. That's according to a press release sent out by the Red Cross as the national organization undergoes a restructuring. Over the coming months, the Red Cross will begin to consolidate some of the teams in the Greater Ozarks Chapter...
Field dressing game workshop Nov. 8 (10/28/14)
University of Missouri Extension and Missouri Department of Conservation are teaming up to host a workshop on field dressing game. It will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m., at the Vernon County fairgrounds, Centennial Boulevard. Scott Sudkamp, Missouri Department of Conservation, will be teaching the workshop on field dressing game such as squirrel, rabbit, doves, quail and deer. Register by Nov. 5, by calling 417-448-2560. Registration is limited...
1985 World Series tickets were gift (10/25/14)
Nevada Daily Mail In 1985 Sophie Olive said that she and her husband, Joe, often would take their radio and chairs outside and listen to the Kansas City Royal games and whenever it was possible they would attend the games in person. "We went quite a bit during the regular season," Olive said...
Nevada, Hume, Sheldon school boards vote to oppose Amendment No. 3 (10/25/14)
Nevada Daily Mail More than 120 Missouri school districts have adopted a resolution opposing Amendment No. 3, Nevada Superintendent Tyson Beshore, told the Nevada R-5 Board of Education during its October meeting. Beshore said the amendment would result in the loss of local control of many educational decisions...
Choose smoke alarm locations carefully (10/25/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Working smoke alarms throughout the house increases the chances of surviving a fire The Nevada Fire Department is recommending that homeowners make sure they have the appropriate number of working smoke alarms in their homes, and to make sure they are installed for proper operation and maximum efficiency...
Library adds FamilySearch access to genealogy (10/25/14)
Nevada Public Library is the newest FamilySearch affiliate library. The new designation means library patrons will have greater and more convenient access to the wealth of genealogical resources available through FamilySearch. FamilySearch is the world's largest repository of free genealogical records and manages the famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, noted a press release from the library. ...
Reflections of leaves are twice as nice (10/24/14)
Community, governments weigh recommendations of Camp Clark land use study (10/24/14)
Nevada Daily Mail To act or not, that's the choice facing the city of Nevada, Vernon County, and their residents, with the results of the Camp Clark Joint Land Use Study. "You have a choice," said Tyson Smith, of White & Smith LLC, a planning consultant firm hired by the Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission...
NHS student raises awareness of disabilities (10/24/14)
Nevada Daily Mail For a Nevada High School student, raising awareness of and improving understanding of those with challenges, was a natural outgrowth of her work with Special Olympics. "I love all my kids," Emily Dunlap said. "I want to make the world perfect for them...
Chamber of Commerce to sponsor candidate forum (10/24/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a candidate forum Tuesday, Oct. 28, beginning at 7 p.m., for local, state and congressional candidates seeking election this November. The candidate forum will take place on the campus of Cottey College in the Center for the Arts, Missouri Recital Hall, at Austin and Tower streets. ...
Countywide cleanup day Saturday (10/24/14)
Vernon County and Region M Solid Waste District will be collecting items to go to the landfill, as well as, electronics, such as computer monitors, televisions and printers on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Vernon County fairgrounds. Tires, paint, concrete and household hazardous waste will not be accepted...
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