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Nevada Magazine
Nevada the Magazine 2014 #1
Nevada softball picks up pair of wins (08/29/15)
The Nevada Lady Tigers softball team improved to 3-2 after picking up a pair of wins at a tournament hosted by Joplin High School. The Lady Tigers dropped their first game to host Joplin by a score of 6-1. Nevada then rebounded, edging Seneca in a thriller, 12-11. The Lady Tigers finished out the night by triumphing over Rock Bridge, 8-5...
Looking for action on Friday night (08/29/15)
Ready to start construction for children (08/29/15)
Vermitoxin and other diseases hurt wheat crop (08/29/15)
Nevada Daily Mail There is an old saying for farmers when it comes to growing wheat: "Wheat doesn't like wet feet." Russell Johnson of Johnson Farms, in Deerfield, said he is feeling the difficulty record-setting rainfall provided this growing season. The rain that fell, Johnson said, led to diseases and toxins to be spread throughout most of his and other Vernon County farmers' crops...
Youth task force looks to make attendance a priority among students, parents (08/29/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Vernon County's youth task force met to talk about future goals and restructuring. With the understanding the group needs to be "driven by what drives the youth," Trish Bridgewater, president of Vernon County Youth Task Force said changes were made to its construction. ...
NRMC finances in the black (08/28/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Regional Medical Center Board of Directors met to discuss future plans and events from the past month. The Board of Directors started their meeting with a presentation from Tracy Burgkiwist, who represents The Center for Improvement in Health Care Quality...
Two more graduate from Recovery Court (08/28/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Graduates 86 and 87 received certificates and congratulations Tuesday night as the 36th commencement celebration came to a close for the Vernon County Adult Recovery Court in the Vernon County Courthouse Circuit courtroom. And like all graduations, this one featured tears of joy and warmth, and well wishes for the future aplenty, along with a celebratory cake...
Osage Lodge to hold golf fundraiser (08/28/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Osage Lodge No. 303 of Nevada will host its sixth annual golf tournament fundraiser at the Frank E. Peters Golf Course Sept. 12, to benefit the children of Nevada and Vernon County. "We contribute to a lot of different things," David Grubb of the Osage Lodge said. "Anything kid-oriented."...
MAN UP against domestic violence (08/28/15)
NPD wants help to identify break-in suspect (08/26/15)
Nevada Daily Mail A suspect wearing a blue-leotard-suit forced entry into a business in the 2000 block of East Austin, Sunday, Aug. 23, some time between 10:30 p.m. and 9:17 a.m. the next day. Officers with the Nevada Police Department responded when an employee went to open the store for business and found that someone had forced entry into the building...
Local business uses drone for agricultural needs (08/26/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Technology is continuously developing in order to make life easier, and Legacy Farm and Lawn in Nevada has started using some of that technology to help in the area of agriculture. Cody Claflin has worked with Legacy for the past year and has been interested in agronomy since 2009; wanting to not just tell people what equipment they need to use but why and how it will help them...
CCPA announces upcoming season (08/26/15)
Nevada Daily Mail For more than 40 years, the Community Council on the Performing Aarts has provided a wide variety of entertainment to the community along with countless opportunities for community members of all ages to showcase their talents on stage, according to a press release from the organization...
NEVC R-I High School teacher, Kathleen Day awarded $500 Classroom Grant from MRTF (08/26/15)
Nevada Daily Maial The Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation presented Kathleen Day of the NEVC R-1 School District with a $500 check at the all-staff back-to-school workshop Aug. 18. The $500 award, presented by MRTA Region 6 Vice President Arleta Godwin, will assist with Day's classroom project of purchasing various materials for her art students to study Asian culture culminating in a 'Tour of Japan' exhibit and research trip to the Johnson County Community College annual Japan Festival...
Yogi treks across America, looks to be enlightend (08/25/15)
Nevada Daily Mail A woman walking across the United States with the goal of becoming more enlightened to God, stopped in Nevada Thursday. Shanti Shakti, a name she says means peaceful true power and was given to her by the universe as her spirituality developed, said her tradition is spiritual yoga, and while it is not a religion, it is a way for her to find God...
Sheldon Aldermen discuss contract with Sheriff's Office (08/25/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Sheldon board of aldermen discussed their contract with the Vernon County Sheriff's Office during their meeting Thursday evening, a discussion that had come up previously. For more than two years, the city of Sheldon has been in an open-ended contract with the sheriff's office which provides the city 48 hours of patrol time from sheriff's deputies each month for $648 paid monthly...
Man Up -- walk against violence tonight (08/25/15)
Nevada Daily Mail For a third year, the Council on Families in Crisis and the Moss House are hosting a fundraising event which gives the community an opportunity to help raise awareness of domestic and sexual abuse against women. The Men's Awareness Walk or Man Up event today, encourages anyone interested to take part in the walk from the community center to the CMJ Financial Center on Austin Street and back. ...
Turning the lights back on (08/25/15)
Dean: Poachers a major detriment to sports hunting (08/22/15)
Nevada Daily Mail High-profile international events have shed a negative light on trophy hunting. One such incident occurred July 1, when American dentist Walter Palmer of Minnesota, ignited an international uproar when he shot and killed Cecil, a 13 year-old lion beloved in Zimbabwe...
Jail goes on lock down after attempted jail-break, multiple agencies respond (08/22/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County Jail was on lock-down Thursday night after an inmate attempted to break out. Sheriff's Office officials are saying jail staff found a panel that had been broken out of the ceiling during a cell check in one of the jails pods, and at that time an inmate was missing...
Council discusses smoking ban (08/22/15)
Daily Mail The Nevada City Council began discussion of a possible city ordinance regulating smoking in various locations in town, during a special meeting Thursday night. At the council's request city attorney William McCaffree provided a draft ordinance for the council to discuss and provide input on whether a particular provision is good, neutral or goes too far...
Sheldon looks for arsonist, reward offered (08/21/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County Sheriff's Office, fire marshall and investigator and the city of Sheldon request help in trying to find those responsible for four structure fires in less than a month, which have been deemed acts of arson. Sheldon fire chief Bill Jeffries said the fires so far have included vacant structures such as a funeral home, trailer house and one- and two-story homes within the Sheldon city limits. ...
Farmer's market considers move to fairgrounds in 2016 (08/21/15)
Nevada Daily Mail After having begun with just a handful of vendors participating, the farmer's market in Nevada has grown so much over recent years that they are now searching for a new location that could host the vendors as well as buyers. The farmer's market committee met with the Vernon County Commission Wednesday afternoon to seek permission to use the fairgrounds for the 2016 season, constructing a pavilion to house the event in the more than an acre of land between the ball field and the highway.. ...
LEPC to receive active shooter training (08/21/15)
Nevada Daily Mail With an active shooter drill to be held the first week of October at Nevada High School, the Local Emergency Planning Commission decided they also will participate in active shooter training from the Nevada Police Department at a future meeting...
Walker aldermen approves water repairs (08/21/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Walker Board of Aldermen approved spending for upgrades on fire hydrants, water valves and water meters. Monday night, William Jeffery, Walker's water operator and city maintenance worker said the city needed to spend around $2,800 to fix a fire hydrant that no longer works on Marvin and Seventh Street...
Bronaugh School Board sets tax rate (08/21/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Bronaugh School Board approved a tax rate of $3.527 per $100 of assessed evaluation. This tax rate is 6 cents less than last year's 3.5896 per $100. "It's that percentage based off of an assessed value $100," Superintendent David Copeland said...
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