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Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Nevada Magazine
Nevada the Magazine 2014 #1
NHS Winter sports royalty (02/06/16)
Standing ready: Sheldon Fire Department (02/06/16)
Nevada Daily Mail Most of the time, the nondescript metal-sided building that sits on the corner of Anderson and 4th streets in Sheldon sits empty and quiet. Much like the Missouri weather though, this can change in an instant. A car slides to a stop in front of the building, its occupant runs inside and throws open the doors. Minutes later other cars and trucks arrive, and the first siren blares. The building belongs to the Sheldon Fire Department and someone's house is burning...
"Faith County" -- no shortage of laughter (02/05/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The higher the hair, the closer to God -- and at the Faith County Fairgrounds in Mineola, where "beehive hairdos are still all the rage," this presumption is taken earnestly. "Faith County," by Mark Landon Smith, takes place in a town that is "located somewhere in the middle of nowhere in the South" and is the tractor pull and bake sale hub of the region. ...
Eagle Days in Schell City on Saturday (02/05/16)
Nevada Daily Mail On Feb. 6, Schell City will host Missouri Department of Conservation's 2015-16 Eagle Days event at the community center in Schell City from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Presentations start each hour, on the hour, and include live eagle programs, exhibits, activities, and videos. Guides with spotting scopes will be set up at the Schell-Osage Conservation Area to allow viewing of the eagles and their nests...
3M, US Bank Home Mortgage, KCP&L, Empire District Gas top United Way contributors (02/05/16)
Nevada Daily Mail Volunteers, businesses and contributors were honored Wednesday at the annual United Way of Vernon County Appreciation and Awards Luncheon at the Nevada Country Club. The event serves as a wrap-up to the fundraising campaign, which brings local dollars to local agencies...
Suspect arrested in connection with domestic assault (02/05/16)
Nevada Daily Mail A man is in custody following an investigation by the Bates County Sheriff's Office into a domestic assault. Deputies were dispatched to a residence on High Street in Amsterdam, Mo., Feb. 1 in regards to a woman who was yelling for help. Deputies were unable to locate the woman at that time...
NHS senior class hosts fundraisers (02/03/16)
The senior class of Nevada High School is hosting a pre-match soup dinner Thursday, Feb. 4 prior to Mat-warming and a pre-game taco dinner Friday, Feb. 5 prior to Court-warming. Tickets may be purchased from members of the senior class or at the door. ...
Taxi coupons are for everyone (02/03/16)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada City Manager JD Kehrman told the city council during Tuesday night's meeting that ridership for the city's new transportation system has been good, with 32 rides on Monday and 24 on Tuesday. "We stopped giving free rides to the city hall Friday," he said...
County 4-H members learn about robotics (02/03/16)
Nevada Daily Mail It may not be HAL 9000, but to the children gathered around the table at Next Level on the Square this past Tuesday, the robotics kits they were introduced to were good enough. Vernon County 4-H, in cooperation with the Nevada Public Library, has brought a robotics building and programming course to local youth. Their first meeting was this past Tuesday evening, and judging by the smiles, it was a success...
NRMC board discusses workforce issues (02/03/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Regional Medical Center Board of Directors held its monthly meeting, discussing the workforce committee report, the rise of consumerism in health care and two agenda items. Heather Brockmeyer, administrative officer at NRMC, led the workforce committee presentation about recruitment, and health insurance savings...
Wrapping up Senior Blocks for 2016 at NHS (02/02/16)
Federal deficit, EPA, national defense topics for Rep. Hartzler (02/02/16)
Nevada Daily Mail U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler joined Missouri State Rep. Patricia Pike for an informational hour-long meeting with constituents at the Franklin P. Norman City/County Community Center. Hartzler touched on the deficit, the EPA and specifically the "Waters of the U.S." Act, regulatory "burdens" required for water and wastewater systems in rural communities, Obamacare, and the national defense, before answering questions from the audience...
2016 Vernon County Budget finished (02/02/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The Vernon County Commissioners held their final budget meeting Thursday to finalize Vernon County's 2016 budget. During the short meeting, Vernon County Clerk and budget officer, Mike Buehler read a message for the state auditors and to be submmited to the minutes out loud...
NRMC finance committee discusses 2015 finances (02/02/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Regional Medical Center's finance committee met to discuss the medical center's financial performance as of Dec. 31, 2015. Mike Harbor, the interim chief financial officer, lead the summary of financial performance portion of the meeting. ...
Inmate attempts to flee from sheriff's van (01/30/16)
Nevada Daily Mail An inmate was transported to the Nevada City Hospital after what sheriff's officials are calling an attempted escape from their transport van Friday afternoon. According to a press release, a transportation officer with the Vernon County Jail notified dispatch that he needed priority assistance at Barrett and Austin in Nevada. The transport van was returning from Greene County with inmates and had stopped at the stoplight...
Hartzler, Pike address students (01/30/16)
Nevada Daily Mail Immediately following the anti-bullying conference at Nevada High School, Friday, Jan. 22, students met with State Rep. Patricia Pike and U.S. Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, who represents Missouri's fourth congressional district. The two came to the school after meeting with community members at the Franklin P. Norman City/County Community Center...
NEVC receives annual audit report (01/30/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The Northeast Vernon County School Board met to go over its independent auditor's report, summarizing his findings about the school. "A lot of things in this report are geared toward if a patron comes in and wants to see the financial statements, this will explain a lot of things ... ...
Holocaust speaker and related play at Cottey Friday (01/30/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey College Department of Theater is hosting Dr. Shelly Cline, who will present a lecture on "Gendering in the Holocaust" Friday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. in the Missouri Recital Hall of the Haidee and Allen Wild Center for the Arts. The lecture is free and no tickets are required...
Hume principal hit and run victim (01/29/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The Bourbon County Sheriff's Office is investigating a reported hit-and-run injury accident that took place early Thursday morning on Jayhawk Road south of Fort Scott. The incident involved an unknown vehicle striking a man on a bicycle and then fleeing the scene, according to a news release from the BCSO. Bourbon County Sheriff Bill Martin said emergency responders received a call on the incident about 5:40 a.m. Thursday...
Suspect arrested in knife assault (01/29/16)
Nevada Daily Mail A 24-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the investigation of a reported knife assault that took place Jan. 24 at about 7:15 a.m. The suspect has been identified as Joshua D. Scholes. Scholes remains in custody on charges of stealing a motor vehicle, a Class C felony; assault first degree, a Class B felony; unlawful use of a weapon, a Class D felony; and robbery first degree, a Class A felony. Bond is set at $255,000 cash only...
Upcoming CCPA production brings laughter from the Deep South (01/29/16)
Nevada Daily Mail By attending the upcoming play of the Community Council on the Performing Arts, Nevada residents can take a break from the cold weather and visit Mineola, a small, small town somewhere in the Deep South that time has forgotten. The hilarious "Faith County" by Mark Landon Smith will be presented at the Fox Playhouse on the first two weekends in February. ...
Nevada Elks Lodge 'Police Officer of the Year' (01/29/16)
State rules on 3M commercial tax rate (01/27/16)
Nevada Daily Mail A hearing officer has set a new commercial value for 3M, a decision that has been affirmed by the State Tax Commission of Missouri. Hearing officer Maureen Monaghan set aside the County Board of Equalization value for tax years 2013 and 2014. Monaghan set a new commercial value of $5.9 million on an assessed value of $1.8 million. In her decision, she noted that the agricultural property valued at $12,350 (assessed value of $1,480) wasn't in dispute...
Children's Center dedicates new facility (01/27/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The Children's Center hosted an open house, ribbon cutting and dedication of its new facility, located at 324 Mac Blvd., Nevada. The event Tuesday ended a search for a site that spanned the Vernon County Child Advocacy Council's decision to bring a center to Nevada in 2001 to the local advisory committee's commitment in finding a permanent home in 2013...
Vernon County's most wanted captured in Milo (01/27/16)
Nevada Daily Mail One of Vernon County's most wanted was captured Tuesday morning at a residence in Milo. According to Vernon County Sheriff's Office officials, investigators received information that Necole L. Brown, 29, of Nevada, was taken into custody after investigators surrounded a residence in Milo having received information that Brown was inside...
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