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Nevada Magazine
Nevada the Magazine 2014 #1
Owner of 'dangerous building' seeks injunction (02/24/17)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com A 10-day temporary restraining order is now in force against the city of Nevada. This follows the Feb. 16 posting of a dangerous building declaration on 101 East Cherry -- a three-story building on the Southeast corner of the Square -- and serving notice to the building's owner, Roy E. Taylor, to vacate all residents within 24-hours...
Drug monitoring focus of youth task force meeting (02/24/17)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com Twenty people were on hand for Wednesday's meeting of the Vernon County Youth Task Force. The meeting focused on the need for a prescription drug monitoring program and what is taking place at the state, county and city levels. Nevada Police Chief, Casey Crain, echoed the sentiments of Kelly Ast, Healthy Nevada, who said, "The abuse rate of prescription drugs is about 14 percent nationally but it's 24 percent in Vernon County."...
Bronaugh FFA holds Farm Safety Day (02/24/17)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com Bronaugh elementary students had the opportunity Tuesday to see tractors and other farm implements up close as they learned about farm safety from members of the high school's Future Farmers of America chapter. "We have a unique opportunity to communicate with all of the elementary kids," FFA instructor Travis Wait said...
Local veterans have new resource for services (02/24/17)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com The large, white RV-style vehicle parked next to the American Legion Wednesday afternoon represents a new, no-cost service available to local veterans, a mobile veteran's center operated by the Department of Veteran's Affairs...
Carthage choir wows crowd Saturday (02/22/17)
City looking at drug database (02/22/17)
ndmeditorial@gmail.com Nevada City Manager JD Kehrman told the city council during its Tuesday meeting that he wanted to arrange a work session with the council to have a group of people tell them about an opportunity to partner with the St. Louis County Health Department to have access to a prescription drug database. ...
Key to college success is getting involved; Cottey College among the top 10 colleges who do this best (02/22/17)
NEVADA, MO-- U.S. News & World Report announces that Cottey College has been named to its Top 10 Colleges Where Joining a Club Is Easy. This announcement follows an earlier announcement by the same ranking organization citing Cottey among the Top Regional Colleges in the Midwest for 2017...
April election reminders (02/22/17)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com The spring election is coming up on Tuesday, April 4. "The first day for absentee voting is Tuesday, Feb. 21," said Vernon County Clerk, Mike Buehler. "The last day to register for this election is March 8. You can do either of these at our office in the court house."...
Annual Nevada Show Choir Classic (02/21/17)
NRMC lab tests: moving from days to 2 hours (02/21/17)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com The wait time for three types of lab tests at Nevada Regional Medical Center is about to drop dramatically. At present, results for a respiratory swab, a stool sample or a test for meningitis and encephalitis takes from three to five days. In about a month, NRMC will have their new system up and running...
2017 Hume Homecoming royalty and court (02/21/17)
Fourth annual Sheldon Science Fair (02/21/17)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com Project boards and petri dishes lined the tables of Shonna Shorter's science classroom at Sheldon High School for the fourth annual science fair held Thursday afternoon. "I am fascinated with science because it's our future, what we create now, what we discover now, will help create a better, more advanced society to come," science fair winner Tori Spencer said...
Healthy Nevada holds transportation forum (02/18/17)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com Friday noon saw more than 15 community leaders gather at Healthy Nevada's Innovation Center around the issue of transportation needs in Vernon County. County resident needs, existing resources and possible options were raised and discussed by those present...
VCAD expects significant budget surplus (02/18/17)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com Vernon County Ambulance District director Leland Splitter made recommendations to the board of directors Thursday evening on how the district may best utilize an approximate $300,000 budget surplus expected at the end of the current fiscal year in June...
Students at NRTC practice interview skills (02/18/17)
Courtesy Nevada Regional Technical Center Students at Nevada Regional Technical Center put their interview skills to the test during the NRTC Senior Professional Day, on Thursday. "The event was designed to give students the opportunity to experience an authentic job interview before they go out there to do the real thing," Dr. ...
Nevada -- Girl Scout cookies are here! (02/17/17)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com The scene at the Fraternal Order of Eagles on Thursday afternoon resembled a dock yard warehouse with cases of cookies stacked pile upon pile as a steady stream of minivans and SUVs came and went. It is that time of year again Vernon County -- Girl Scout Cookies are here!...
Vernon County mapping project continues (02/17/17)
Nevada Daily Mail On Wednesday, Paula Messner, Vernon County's technician for geographic information system and information technology spoke on the status of GIS mapping in the county and IT work at the courthouse. According to Messner, next month, Midland GIS Solutions of Maryville will complete the long overdue mapping for use by county assessor, Cherie Roberts, and her staff...
MU Extension welcomes new members at annual banquet (02/17/17)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com The Vernon County University of Missouri Extension Council celebrated two new Century Farm families and welcomed newly elected members and swore in new officers at a Monday evening's meeting at the Neal Senior Center...
Memories of Camp Clark POW Days (02/17/17)
Editor's Note: The following column originally appeared in the Friday, Nov. 15, 2002, edition of the Nevada Daily Mail. On Nov. 11, 1942, Pvt. George Breen from South Dakota, who had just been assigned to Camp Clark on Nov. 1, marched proudly in the Armistice Day Parade around Nevada's Square. ...
Highway 54 Bridge will soon be 54 years old (02/17/17)
Fifty-four years ago, Nevada initiated some dramatic inner city business highway route changes. The new business highway paths for both U.S. Highways 71 and 54 were to enjoy new wide concrete roadways that bypassed the old railroad underpass on East Walnut Street. ...
Valentine serenade (02/15/17)
Planning board approves zoning for apartment building (02/15/17)
ndmeditorial@gmail.com The area is mostly rental property and is occupied, Christie Rodriguez, told the Nevada Planning Commission about property that she wants to have rezoned from R-1, single family residential, to R-3, apartment district. Rodriguez, who owns the Academy of Cosmetology and Esthetics, told the commission that she wants to purchase property located between Division, Nicholson and Jefferson streets to build an apartment that some of her students could stay in while attending classes.. ...
Judge Munton from the bench (02/15/17)
jbrann.ndm@gmail.com After adjudicating 58 separate charges for 36 individuals in two hours and fifteen minutes, 28th Judicial Circuit Presiding Judge, David R. Munton leaned back in his chair and reflected on what can be called his judicial demeanor which had been on display that morning. The judge began by how he speaks to those who are not attorneys...
Patrick Harrison aims for another record (02/15/17)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com Sarah Morris' first-grade students are still working diligently on their scrolls Monday afternoon as Patrick Harrison is determined to set another Bronaugh R-7 school record. "This year, I have some very hard working students," Morris said on Jan. 27. "In fact, two of them have scrolled faster, I believe, than any students I have ever had before. Patrick Harrison and Morgan Yokley both scrolled to 1,000 in 24 hours, two school days."...
Schell City council discusses looming projects (02/15/17)
gfranklin.nevadadailymail@gmail.com The Schell City council had little business to address at Wednesday evening's meeting. In official business, the council unanimously approved the previous month's minutes, this month's bills, and the prorating of one water account due to a leak...
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