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Friday, May 27, 2016

Nevada Magazine
Nevada the Magazine 2014 #1
Nevada Police and Southwest Missouri Major Case Squad investigate homicide (05/27/16)
Nevada Daily Mail A suspect in the Tuesday night murder of a Nevada man is currently being held on a Department of Corrections parole violation in the Vernon County Jail. Nevada Police officers responded to the 800 block of East Ashland about 10:30 Tuesday night on a report of shots fired. ...
Residents push for petition audit of VCAD (05/27/16)
Nevada Daily Mail A group of concerned citizens met at the Franklin P. Norman City/County Community Center Monday evening to discuss a petition audit put forth by Dan Dilly of Deerfield. The petition must be signed by 863 registered voters that reside in Vernon County before it can be submitted to the Missouri State Auditor, Nicole Galloway, to request a petition audit of the Vernon County Ambulance District be conducted...
NRMC Board: Looking to now, looking to the future (05/27/16)
Nevada Daily Mail "For a number of months now, both the [Moore-Few] care center and Barone have been struggling to maintain census," said Steve Branstetter, long term care administrator. "The care center needs the average daily number of residents to be at least 72 and in April it was 71.5. Barone needs an average of 35 but had 33.8. This translated into a monthly loss of $9,337 and a year-to-date loss of $59,144."...
Memorial Day dinner (05/27/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The American Legion Auxilliary will be holding a ham dinner in honor of area veterans on Memorial Day. The meal is set for 1 p.m. Monday at the American Legion hall, 402 E. Cherry St. There is no charge.
Van Winkle addresses Walker aldermen (05/27/16)
Nevada Daily Mail Elizabeth Van Winkle, Executive Director of Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission, addressed the Walker board of alderman during its May 18 to garner support for the creation of an economic development coordinator for the county...
Nevada Police and Southwest Missouri Major Case Squad investigate homicide (05/25/16)
On May 24th, 2016, at about 1030pm, Nevada Police Officers responded to the 800 block of E. Ashland in regards to a report of shots fired. Investigating Officers located a 28 year old Nevada resident lying on the apartment parking lot with several gunshot wounds. The victim was immediately transported by the Vernon County Ambulance District (VCAD) to Nevada Regional Medical Center where the victim was pronounced dead...
Gordon, Ernsbarger awarded prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship (05/25/16)
The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2016-2017 academic year, was presented to Riley Gordon and Morgan Ernsbarger, seniors at Nevada High School. The scholarships were presented by Monica Henderson and Louise Lunkenheimer May 20 at Nevada High School's Senior Recognition Night awards ceremony...
Face painting at the car show (05/25/16)
VCAD files civil suit against McKenzie, Werner (05/25/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County Ambulance District filed a civil lawsuit citing seven counts against James McKenzie, former VCAD director, and Tina Werner, former VCAD office manager and paramedic. Count one, alleges that the defendants, Werner and McKenzie, were responsible for billing insurance companies, Missouri HealthNet, and Medicare for payments for services rendered by the plaintiff, VCAD. ...
NRMC: cutting staff hours to cut red ink (05/25/16)
Nevada Daily News If it was a piece of modern art, it might be called "Red ink in black and white." This month's negative financial report was reviewed at Monday's meeting of the Nevada Regional Medical Center Hospital Finance Committee. Just before the meeting, NRMC's chief financial officer, Mike Harbor summarized the first four months of 2016...
NEVC board addresses transgender issues (05/25/16)
Nevada Daily Mail Charles Naas, Northeast Vernon County R-1 school district superintendent, held up an eight-page letter. "Every school district in the country," said Naas "received a copy of this May 13 letter about complying with a new interpretation about Title IX and the use of restrooms and locker rooms for transgender students."...
Nevada High School graduates 191 Sunday (05/24/16)
Courthouse repair projects coming up (05/24/16)
Nevada Daily Mail "Other than last year's repairs to the chimney, there's not much been done in the way of maintenance to the courthouse in about 20 years," said Northern Commissioner Neal Gerster. "And boy does this place need it." "That's why last year, when we heard there was a 70/30 matching grant available from the state, we jumped on it and applied," said Presiding Commissioner Joe Hardin...
McKenzie declines VCAD board seat (05/21/16)
Nevada Daily Mail James McKenzie's absence at the beginning of the Vernon County Ambulance District board meeting was immediately addressed by chairperson Mark Humphrey who announced that McKenzie had rescinded his acceptance of the board position two hours before the start of the meeting...
Lowell Milken Center grand opening Tuesday (05/21/16)
FORT SCOTT, Kan. (May 23, 2016) -- As high school students at all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. in 1957, Ken Reinhardt and Ann Williams Wedaman faced harassment and bullying simply because they befriended the nine African-American teenagers who integrated their school. ...
Northeast Vernon County 2016 graduation (05/21/16)
McKenzie withdraws acceptance of VCAD board seat (05/20/16)
May 17, 2016 To: Vernon County Ambulance District Board of Directors C/O: Kendall Vickers From: James McKenzie RE: Board Position Dear Board of Directors: I hereby rescind my acceptance to the Board position in which I was elected. New employment in the Kansas City area will prevent me from maintaining the required "residency" in Vernon County. ...
Schowe 'n' Shine Car Show, barbecue Saturday (05/20/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The 10th annual Schowe 'n' Shine! Car Show and Barbecue contest will be held Saturday, with registration beginning at 8 a.m., with the show running from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with awards at 3:30. The first 75 entries will receive dash plaques and there will be Best of Show and People's Choice awards...
Music on the Square Thursday evening (05/20/16)
Sheldon High School 2016 graduation (05/20/16)
DNR environmentalist speaks at Sheldon meeting (05/20/16)
Nevada Daily Mail A special meeting of the Sheldon board of alderman Thursday evening featured a guest speaker from Missouri Department of Natural Resources, environmental specialist Gwenda Bassett, who spoke to the board about DNR's Community Service Program...
Nevada Council approves ending 911 commission (05/18/16)
Daily Mail Rob O'Brian from the Joplin Regional Partnership told the Nevada City Council Tuesday night that his organization strongly believes in regional efforts for economic development and both the Regional Partnership and Nevada and Vernon County would be stronger is they joined forces...
Seventh annual Young Authors' Conference (05/18/16)
The Seventh Annual Nevada Young Authors' Conference was held at Truman Elementary on Saturday, May 7 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. At the conference, approximately 148 students from Truman Elementary, Benton Elementary, Appleton City, Bronaugh, El Dorado Springs, Hume, St. Mary's, and Sheldon schools met and heard from guest speakers: Author/illustrator Mike Artell from Covington, La., and author/illustrator Jenny Whitehead from Kansas City, Mo...
Hume High 2016 graduation (05/18/16)
Nevada Community Trail officially opens (05/17/16)
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