Cause of fire at 3M under investigation
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada's 3M plant experienced a fire early Tuesday night but it was extinguished in a little over an hour. The fire occurred at 4:15 p.m., during normal operations, according to a press release from the plant. Smoke was first noticed coming from the exhaust of the thermal oxidizer on the west side of the plant...
Former Nevada attorney arrested
Nevada Daily Mail Former Vernon County attorney Eric Landoll was arrested in Lawrence County June 25, and charged with second degree domestic assault, first degree burglary and the unlawful use of a weapon. Landoll posted a cash bond of $25,000 on July 1, and now faces an arraignment in Lawrence County on July 9...
Fourth of July in Nevada isn't what it used to be
Special to the Daily Mail Nevada's big fireworks display in June, spectacular as it was, is a far cry from past Fourth of July celebrations that took place in our town on the actual July 4 as hundreds gathered around the Square for the big parades with marching bands, floats, clowns, horseback riders and pony hitches, and, oh yes, an occasional car and truck...
VCAD houses Funeral Response Team trailer
Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County Ambulance District in recent weeks became home to the Missouri EMS Funeral Response Team's trailer and equipment, used when a member of the emergency medical services is killed in the line of duty. With only a few such trailers in the entire state, the funeral response team wanted one stationed in the southwest region of the state, resulting in it being stored in Nevada. ...
Katy Allen Road section reopened
The Vernon County bridge crew has opened Katy Allen Road between 400 and 500 Road, Richland Township, section 15/22 July 1. The bridge has been completed.
NRMC reports profit in May
Nevada Daily Mail With the end of the fiscal year Tuesday, the finance committee of the Nevada Regional Medical Center board of directors discussed the May financials as well as the estimated bottom line for the year's budget during their monthly meeting Monday...
Osage Township residents report bad roads to commission
Nevada Daily Mail Residents of Osage Township met with the Vernon County Commissioners Tuesday to discuss the issue of a road in need of repairs. Carla Luther and Lisa Proctor both live along a half-mile of 1575 Road near the south end of the township, where the residents of seven homes have to deal with the significant potholes stretching along the entire length of the dead-end road...
Cottey hosts high school students at summer workshop
Nevada Daily Mail Beginning Sunday, June 25, 122 high school girls from 27 different states participated in Cottey College's summer program, with the Women Who are Going Places. While the summer workshops Cottey offers have been going on for years, in the past couple years changes were made so that the program focused on developing leadership skills as well as getting the students acquainted with Cottey...
Nevada woman sentenced for stealing from employer
Nevada Daily Mail SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --A Nevada woman was sentenced in federal court for a bank fraud scheme in which she embezzled more than $336,000 from her employer and failed to pay taxes on the stolen money, according to Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri...
Davis Park memorial plan presented to park board
Nevada Daily Mail Plans to turn Davis Park into a military themed park are continuing and during Wednesday's park board meeting Shirley Ann Bastow, who is chair of the Davis Park subcommittee, showed the park board a computer generated rendering of the proposed memorial...
Coming soon: Made in Nevada
Editor's note: This is the first of four parts about the Nevada Public library's new Makerspace and Maker Camp. Camp registration begins Wednesday and will continue until Aug 10. By Logan Jonker Nevada Public Library Makerspace coordinator A recent visit to the library may have caused you to run into quite a few new things hanging around. ...
Cottey's new fine arts building gets last brick
Nevada Daily Mail Cottey College hosted a ceremonial placing of the last brick on the wall facing Cherry Street in Nevada Friday afternoon for the new Judy and Glenn Rogers Fine Arts Building. The building was named after Judy, who retired as Cottey's 11th president, and her husband Glenn, for their years of service to the college...
United Way seeks 2015 budget requests
Nevada Daily Mail The United Way of Vernon County is accepting budget requests for the upcoming 2015 United Way campaign. Requests must be submitted by noon Friday, July 17, in order to be considered as a member agency for this year's drive. Requests should include a brief history of the organization, approximately how many people are served in Vernon County, the amount requested, a detailed summary of how United Way money will be used, and your federal tax ID number...
Additional charges filed in theft cases for Nevada resident
Nevada Daily Mail Additional warrants have been issued for a suspect in multiple theft cases. According to a press release from the Vernon County Sheriff's Office, three misdemeanor warrants and two felony warrants have been issued for Jeremy Pyle for receiving stolen property. ...
Growing need for financial education says specialist
Nevada Daily Mail Seventy-six percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. Sixty-two percent can't cover unexpected expenses. And 26 percent of those ages 50 to 64 haven't started saving for retirement. Those were among the facts brought out by Doug Scotten, the family financial education specialist for the University of Missouri Extension...
Nevada woman receives probation, to pay restitution
Nevada Daily Mail SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Nevada woman was sentenced to five years of probation, with 30 months of home detention, and ordered to pay $461,831 in restitution, according to the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri...
Dispatch Board discusses equipment needs
Nevada Daily Mail During its monthly meeting, the Western Missouri 911 Dispatch Center director Tonia Davis told the board of directors that one of the touch-screen, radio monitors used by the dispatchers is out of service and needs to be replaced. "I need to get it replaced as soon as possible," Davis said...
Arrest by NPD in assault case
Nevada Daily Mail A 28-year-old Nevada man has been arrested in connection with a Nevada Police investigation of an assault involving the use of an edged weapon. Nevada Police officers responded to a call of a disturbance with a reported knifing in the 300 block of East Allison Street...
Arrest made by NPD for multiple warrants
Nevada Daily Mail A 19-year-old Nevada man has been arrested in connection with a Nevada Police investigation into a series of suspected criminal acts. The suspect was wanted on multiple arrest warrants. According to a press release from department, Nevada Police officers developed investigative leads pertaining to the location of a wanted subject that led to his arrest...
Farmers Market to host art event this summer
Nevada Daily Mail As the Nevada Farmers Market continues through the summer months, a new aspect will be added to the event as the Vernon County Arts Council partners with the market and Healthy Nevada to provide their first ever open air event. "We're trying to keep the arts up and lively," Andrew McNair of the local Art Shop said...
Burglary arrest made by Nevada Police in two cases
Nevada Daily Mail An 18-year-old and a juvenile have been apprehended following an investigation by the Nevada Police of two burglary and stealing cases, originally reported to Nevada Police June 20. The original crime occurred at a restaurant located in 200 block of Commercial Street, with an unlawful entry through a window. An undetermined amount of cash and food items were stolen by two suspects, who were arrested by Nevada Police moments after the occurrence...
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