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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Nevada Magazine
Nevada the Magazine 2014 #1
Council tours new police station (10/22/14)
Nevada council approves 3M bond funding (10/22/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada City Council voted 4-0, with council member Blake Hertzberg excused, to adopt Resolution No. 1414 expressing the city's intent to issue up to $50,070,000 in Chapter 100 industrial development revenue bonds to finance the modernization of equipment at 3M...
Arrest made Monday in unlawful use of a weapon in Nevada (10/22/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Police concluded an investigation into a neighborhood dispute which led to the unlawful use of a firearm in the 1400 block of North Cedar Street. The incident occurred Oct. 20 sometime during the afternoon. Nevada Police were dispatched to a report of a man brandishing a rifle at a neighbor. Police were informed that the altercation began with a dispute involving neighborhood dogs...
Absentee ballots available at county clerk's office (10/22/14)
Absentee ballots for the Nov. 4 Primary Election are available at the County Clerk's office in the Vernon County Courthouse. Qualified registered voters may request an application for an absentee mail out ballot by calling the Clerk's office at 417-448-2500. The last day to request an application for an absentee ballot by mail is Wednesday, Oct. 29...
Dedication of the Serenbetz Institute at Cottey College on Oct. 25 (10/22/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Cottey College will host a special dedication ceremony for the newly renamed Serenbetz Institute for Women's Leadership, Social Responsibility, and Global Awareness on Saturday, at 10:30 a.m. The dedication will be held on the grounds of the Helen and George Washburn Center for Women's Leadership at 400 S. College...
Vernon Democrats host meet and greet (10/21/14)
Free donuts and coffee are available Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the Vernon County Democrat headquarters on the north side of the square from 7 to 9 a.m. Candidates, sample ballots and Fair Ballot Language will be available.
Autumn's color pallet is here (10/21/14)
October is budget time for the city (10/21/14)
Nevada FFA travels to Farmfest for class assignment (10/21/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada FFA Chapter went to Springfield, Mo., to the Ozarks fall Farmfest, an annual exhibition of livestock, equipment, and products. Students were able to spend the day touring the booths and visiting with exhibitors, while completing a fun, educational assignment...
Multicultural Fest returns for fifth year at Cottey (10/21/14)
Cottey College will host its 5th Annual Multicultural Festival, Food Festival, and International Bazaar Sunday, Nov. 2, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The festival is created by Cottey College faculty, students, and staff as a way to highlight world cultures and to strengthen the connection between the Cottey College and Nevada, Mo., communities...
Affordable Care Act -- how will it affect you (10/21/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Have you wondered how the Affordable Care Act will affect you and Nevada? The Vernon County Extension Office is offering information about the new health care law that can help families, individuals and businesses understand their options and responsibilities...
Pike and Foursha address Rotary (10/18/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Candidates from different political parties running for the same office, often differ in their viewpoints on almost everything. On occasion, they share the same view. That occurred during Thursday's Rotary meeting at the Nevada Country Club, when both candidates for the 126th District House of Representative seat vacated when incumbent Randy Pike died in September, agreed that they would vote no on Amendment No. 3 that will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot...
Council considers financing for 3M upgrade (10/18/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada City Council will consider adopting a resolution during its meeting Monday night at 7 p.m., in the council chambers in the Public Safety Building, 120 S. Ash St., to issue up to $50,070,000 in Chapter 100 industrial development revenue bonds to help 3M upgrade equipment in its Nevada plant...
FBLA 'tackles' cancer at NHS game (10/18/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Future Business Leaders of America held its first Tackle Cancer event at the Logan Football Field, as the Nevada Tigers took on the Warrensburg Tigers. Tackle Cancer had a light blue theme, and represented prostate cancer. ...
Reflections of the Missouri Penitentiary (10/17/14)
Special to the Daily Mail The old Missouri State Penitentiary and a coffee-table book describing its history, was the subject of a presentation for the Vernon County Historical Society offered at the Bushwhacker Museum Sunday. Mark S. Schreiber wrote the book "Shanks to Shakers -- Reflections of the Missouri Penitentiary," describing some of his experiences over his 42 year career that included working as an investigator for the Cole County Sheriff's Office; the Cole County Prosecuting Attorney's office; the Internal Affairs office in the Missouri Department of Corrections; and Deputy Warden of Operations for the Missouri Penitentiary in Jefferson City. ...
Reflections of the Missouri Penitentiary (10/17/14)
Special to the Daily Mail The old Missouri State Penitentiary and a coffee-table book describing its history, was the subject of a presentation for the Vernon County Historical Society offered at the Bushwhacker Museum Sunday. Mark S. Schreiber wrote the book "Shanks to Shakers -- Reflections of the Missouri Penitentiary," describing some of his experiences over his 42 year career that included working as an investigator for the Cole County Sheriff's Office; the Cole County Prosecuting Attorney's office; the Internal Affairs office in the Missouri Department of Corrections; and Deputy Warden of Operations for the Missouri Penitentiary in Jefferson City. ...
Nevada man pleads guilty to receiving child porn, faces 12 years in prison (10/17/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Nevada, Mo., man pleaded guilty in federal court to receiving child pornography after he assumed a false online identity as a woman and persuaded a teenage girl in Georgia to send him pornographic images of herself...
Bates County Sheriff's Office working theft cases (10/17/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Bates County Sheriff's Office received information about a 4-wheeler being stripped and possibly stolen just south of Rich Hill. Initially the deputy was unable to locate the 4-wheeler, but did find it on a follow-up visit. The 4-wheeler, a 2005 400 Suzuki 4x4, was partially stripped. The Suzuki was determined to be the 4-wheeler stolen from a field just off 7 Bridges Road, east of Rich Hill...
Vernon County 4-H livestock judging team competes in Omaha (10/17/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County 4-H Livestock Judging Team recently competed at the 2014 Aksarben 4-H Stock Show's annual 4-H and Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest in Omaha, Neb. The team consists of seniors Payton Dahmer and Cara Comstock, as well as juniors Skyler Scotten and Kaylee Farmer...
Youngsters learn about community helpers (10/17/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Youngsters in the Way Preschool at the First Baptist Church received a special treat Thursday, Oct. 9, when Nevada Police Officer Brian Hansen stopped by. Flashing lights, siren and an explanation of what a police officer wears on his uniform as well as practical tips on what to do in an emergency and how to avoid stranger danger were highlights of a visit that held the youngsters captive (without handcuffs) for nearly 20 minutes...
It is pancake time again in Nevada (10/15/14)
Nevada business owner pleads guilty in federal court (10/15/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Tammy Dickinson, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced Tuesday that Dana L. Thompson Cavener, 51, Nevada, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to failing to pay more than $357,000 in federal taxes. According to a release from the U.S. Attorney's office, Cavener waived her right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Douglas Harpool to failure to pay federal employment taxes...
Conflicting stories given in shooting deaths (10/15/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The teenager charged with the shooting deaths of his grandparents gave conflicting versions of what happened, according to the probable cause statement released Tuesday. Logan E. Ellison, 17, the grandson of Herman and Rosie Ellison, was arrested by the Vernon County Sheriff's Office during the course of an investigation into the suspected murder of the couple...
New staff at Truman Elementary (10/15/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Emily Buerge Third grade teacher What inspired you to become a teacher? I had great teachers throughout my elementary and middle school experience who made a big impact on my life, and I wanted to be someone who influenced children's lives for the better. ...
Oktoberfest brings out crowds despite the weather (10/14/14)
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