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Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Nevada Magazine
Nevada the Magazine 2014 #1
Vegetable stand becomes wedding venue (09/20/14)
Special to the Daily Mail Harold Moreland runs the Try Me Fresh Vegetables stand west of town and he wants everyone to know he can spell "cucumber" just fine and that the hillbilly "qcunebur" sign posted at his stand last month that made the front page of the Nevada Daily Mail and the rounds on Facebook was just "a big joke."...
McInroy to challenge for prosecutor's office (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Brandi McInroy will be the Republican challenger to incumbent Democrat Lynn Ewing in the November election for Vernon County Prosecutor. McInroy was chosen by the Republican Party Committee as a replacement candidate after Circuit Judge Timothy Perigo ruled that the previous challenger, Dustin Dunfield, be disqualified as a candidate for the position based on a prior felony case...
Mock bus wreck planned for Tuesday (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County Local Emergency Planning Committee will manage a mock bus wreck on M Highway, 14 miles from Nevada on Tuesday. "It involves a bus rollover with entrapment," Dennis Kimrey, of Vernon County Emergency Management, said at the LEPC meeting Wednesday. "It's our exercise, but there's going to be training involved too. We have invited the schools and the rural fire departments to come out and watch."...
Mock bus wreck planned for Tuesday (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County Local Emergency Planning Committee will manage a mock bus wreck on M Highway, 14 miles from Nevada on Tuesday. "It involves a bus rollover with entrapment," Dennis Kimrey, of Vernon County Emergency Management, said at the LEPC meeting Wednesday. "It's our exercise, but there's going to be training involved too. We have invited the schools and the rural fire departments to come out and watch."...
Nevada City Council meets Tuesday (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada City Council is looking at a short agenda when it meets at 7 p.m., Tuesday, in the council chambers in the Public Safety Building, 120 S. Ash Street, including the consideration of bids for a tanker truck for the Nevada Fire Department and a lease-purchase agreement with U.S. Bancorp Government Leasing and Financing Inc. for that tanker...
Delva Susan Hensley (09/19/14)
Delva Susan Hensley, 82, of Lamar, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. The funeral is Friday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m. at Daniel Funeral Home Chapel. Burial follows in the Sheldon Cemetery.
St. Mary's students celebrate Constitution Week (09/19/14)
Katy Allen renovations moving ahead (09/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mail A mile long, 8-foot wide pedestrian and biking trail may wind around the Katy Allen Lake if funding can be acquired through a Missouri Department of Transportation enhancement grant. The $250,000 grant would be used to pave an asphalt trail over parts of the existing road in the park, expand the dam to handle raising the water level by 3 feet with an overhead walkway, construct two bridges on the east end of the lake, build an ADA accessible fishing pier by the dam and place a parking lot off east Locust Street.. ...
Walker seeks funding for water project (09/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mailt Walker Mayor Phillip Martin said that he had submitted a proposal for a $55,100 loan to pay for a water project to the Department of Natural Resources during the Walker Board of Aldermen meeting Monday. "The system was installed in 1962, so it's time we move forward," Martin said...
Missing Uniloader recovered in Bates County (09/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mail A missing Uniloader has been recovered by Bates County sheriff's deputies. The equipment was reported missing Aug. 5 when the Peculiar Police Department took a report of a 1997 Gold Case Uniloader had been stolen sometime between Saturday, Aug. 2, and Monday, Aug. 4. The Uniloader was taken from the commuter lot by the interstate. The Uniloader belonged to Chester Bross Construction...
Riding the roads for bicycle lanes (09/17/14)
Special Response Team conducts drug operation (09/17/14)
The Vernon County Special Response Team was called out early Monday morning to serve a search warrant at a residence in the 1400 block of North Ash Street in Nevada. The warrant was served in a joint effort with the Nevada Police Department and the Vernon County Sheriff's Office...
Live wires create potential fire hazard (09/17/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Unused properties on Sheldon's Main Street with overgrown vegetation may have the plug pulled. Sheldon Fire Chief Bill Jeffries brought his concern over the potential fire hazard of live wires in overgrown brush to the Sheldon Board of Aldermen at its meeting Thursday...
Bates Ccounty, Linn and Bourbon county Kansas deputies pursue vehicle (09/17/14)
The Bates County Sheriff's Office received a call from the Adrian Police Department about a vehicle that was failing to yield for their patrol officer Sept. 10 at approximately 12:30 a.m. The vehicle left the city limits and traveled south on I-49 to Passaic. ...
New staff at the high school (09/17/14)
Eric Schneider, assistant principal What inspired you to become an educator? I truly enjoy leading young people. What is most challenging in your role and why? As a teacher, I created and maintained an environment in my classroom where every student was successful and enjoyed being in class. ...
Annual emergency preparedness drill Tuesday (09/17/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County Office of Emergency Management and Nevada Regional Medical Center will be hosting the annual emergency preparedness exercise This exercise is intended to test our emergency operations plan and to give the different entities the opportunity to work together to enhance their skills and knowledge...
Black powder shoot at Marmaduke Park (09/16/14)
Backpacks of Love serves 100 children (09/16/14)
Nevada Daily Mail While most children would think of the end of Friday as the beginning of a glorious weekend, other children have another thought. What am I going to eat? In her work as Community Outreach director, Barb Long knew that children who depended on school meals needed help to get through the weekend. She said she had looked into Ozarks Food Harvest's backpack program, but found that program wouldn't fit Nevada's needs. So she began her own Backpacks of Love...
Two teachers, guidance counselor join NEVC (09/16/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Northeast Vernon County School District hired Brian Burlingame as the seventh, eighth and ninth grade English teacher and Erica Mott as the sixth grade teacher. Abby Brown serves as the guidance counselor for kindergarten through 12th grade...
Legislative update, community events at Chamber (09/16/14)
Nevada Daily Mail As usual, it's going to be a busy month, with a number of events on the horizon locally and in Vernon County. Friday's monthly Nevada Vernon County Chamber of Commerce luncheon provided time for the traditional announcements and the latest on state government...
Housing Authority office closing for training (09/16/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Housing Authority Administrative Office and Crawford House will be closed Wednesday and Thursday for employees to attend training. The office will re-open on Friday at 8 a.m. Emergency work orders may be called in on the maintenance on-call phone 417-448-9740...
Cool Outdoor Classroom lessons (09/13/14)
Respect Day raises awareness of mental health issues (09/13/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The theme of Wednesday's second annual Respect Day emphasized overcoming mental health issues, especially depression. "Depression is a terrible thing," Chief Graham Burnley said. "I was told by a consumer one time that you will never understand depression is like being in a deep, dark hole unless you've actually had depression. ...
Hume school accredited (09/13/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Hume teachers received a welcome present, a donation from Parents As Teachers of $50 per teacher for supplies. The donation wasn't the only good news at the Hume Board of Education meeting Wednesday. "I can tell you if the revenue comes in each month at the rate it has the first two months, we'll have $40,000 more revenue than we budgeted," superintendent David Quick said...
Richards Days today (09/13/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The garden tractor pull and hot dog eating contest will be drawing anyone who loves a good contest to Richards Days on Saturday. "I've been going ever since I moved here, 43 years ago," Mayor Mary Jones said. "I enjoy the festival because I call this my town. We just enjoy getting together and visiting."...
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