Life science lab is new addition to NRTC Ag program
Nevada Daily Mail Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories about the programs at Nevada Regional Technical Center. Agriculture students are learning by doing on the Nevada Regional Technical Center life sciences lab. This fall students are working with beef cattle and row crops to dive deep into agriculture concepts traditionally taught in the classroom. ...
NRMC receives clean annual audit report
email@example.com Tuesday's monthly meeting of Nevada Regional Medical Center's board of directors began with an overview of the annual audit on the financial activities for the past fiscal year of the hospital and a separate one on the long-term care unit...
Area residents to be jailed for muscular dystrophy
firstname.lastname@example.org Nevada Daily Mail's publisher, Lorie Harter, will join other prominent locals in jail next Tuesday to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. "I've turned myself in, so I'll be doing a little time behind bars and I need your help to break free!" reads Harter's page on the Muscular Dystrophy Association website. ...
Kick-off for Katy Allen Lake Project
email@example.com A brisk and windy Wednesday afternoon saw the presentation of funding checks and a ribbon cutting, which marked the start of long awaited improvements to Katy Allen Lake in Nevada. On hand at the lake were representatives from the Nevada 3M plant; local funders; Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission; Community Association of Regional Enterprises; as well as the Vernon County commissioners...
Guest conductor visits Bronaugh High School Band
firstname.lastname@example.org Bronaugh's middle and high school band students welcomed guest conductor Dr. Jackie Lordo from Cottey College on Wednesday morning. "One of the great things about guest conductors is that they do things a little different," Lordo told the students...
Veterans commission tours former state hospital
email@example.com Tuesday morning saw a breakfast meeting organized by District 126 State Representative Patricia Pike followed by a tour of the two buildings at the former State Hospital No. 3 complex on North Ash Street. On hand for the breakfast with Pike were two representatives of the Missouri Veterans Commission, Larry Kay, executive director and Tim Norton, director, facilities operations...
Community Advocates press accessibility
firstname.lastname@example.org On Nov. 22, On My Own's Community Advocate volunteers presented White Grill a plaque recognizing their remodel of the front entrance to make the building more accessible to people in wheel chairs. "Before I became handicapped, I never thought about it," said Mary Feldmann, a Community Advocate member who uses a powered wheel chair...
Care Connection joins fight against isolation, loneliness
WARRENSBURG, MO -- Care Connection for Aging Services has announced its support of a national campaign to prevent social isolation and loneliness of seniors. The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, in collaboration with the AARP Foundation, launched the campaign to raise awareness of the growing problem of isolation and loneliness in older Americans...
American Legion Thanksgiving dinner
Debbie Meisenheimer, far left, Diane Gicantee and Donna Crews dish up trays of Thanksgiving dinner at the American Legion Thursday for anyone needing a Thanksgiving dinner or who did not want to spend the day alone.
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NRMC Finance Committee meets
email@example.com In preparation for Monday evening's finance committee meeting and Tuesday's board meeting, the packet of information sent last week to board members provided an update on hospital and long term care finances, welcomed two new board members, gave an introduction to Dr. Brian Braumiller who started work yesterday, noted successes in the long term care unit, summarized hospital compliance in key areas and said farewell to a longtime board member...
Jason Mosher, raising the standards Part two
Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part profile on Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher.
After reviewing a bit of his life, education, work experience and first term in office, conversation turned toward his depar
NEVC board hears junior class bill of rights
firstname.lastname@example.org During its November meeting, Northeast Vernon County School Board heard from seniors about their class trip, received the school's annual performance report, added cyber liability insurance, received principal reports and heard a reading of a proposed "Junior Class Bill of Rights."...
Jason Mosher -- Raising the standards
email@example.com Jason Mosher has brought change to the Vernon County sheriff's office. That this is so is clear in three ways. First, there are the dollars being raised every month from housing prisoners from other cities and counties. Second, there is a move towards an increasing professionalization in department organization and staff training...
Walker aldermen discuss overtime changes
firstname.lastname@example.org Two businesses in Walker must provide documentation of inspection of their water line back flow prevention device to the city or their water service will be shut off. "Department of Natural Resources wants it now," city maintenance employee William Jeffrey said in reference to the inspection documentation. "We need to give them 30 days, then cut them off."...
Christmas lighting ceremony tonight
Lights at the Lake, the drive-through Christmas light display at Radio Springs Park, opens for the 2016 Christmas season with the lighting of the Mayor's Christmas Tree at 6 tonight. Following the tree lighting ceremony the light display will be open for people to take a leisurely stroll around the lake and enjoy the lights before it is opened for cars...
The birth of an Olympic shooter
email@example.com National 4-H shooter and Junior Olympian Kaitlynn Vincent is not your average teenager. "I don't want to be a princess," Vincent said. "I want to be an Olympian." Vincent, a 16-year-old sophomore at Nevada High School, has been raking in increasingly prestigious awards since she became a competitive pistol shooter two years ago...
What are you thankful for?
Nevada Daily Mail With Thanksgiving feasts now only hours away, we asked people to think beyond the tryptophan induced comas, Aunt Nelly's green bean casserole, and a week's worth of left-overs to tell us what they are thankful for this year. The answers were as varied as the people who provided them...
If you're cold and need one, take one
firstname.lastname@example.org Kaleigh Byram and Mason Forkner are once again collecting new and used winter scarves, hats, and gloves for their 4-H leadership project called "If you're cold and need one, take one." This is Kaleigh's and Mason's second go around with this project. In February of 2016, Kaleigh's mother, Megan Byram, said they had collected approximately 75 scarves, and almost as many hats and gloves...
Law enforcement seizes suspected narcotics
email@example.com Monday morning broke with an alert from Vernon County Sheriff's Office reporting an ongoing law enforcement operation in Vernon County although no details were given. By mid-afternoon, a press release from Sheriff Jason Mosher detailed the simultaneous execution of search warrants at one location in Bronaugh, four locations in Nevada, and one location in Bates County, and the seizure of approximately one pound of a substance suspected to be methamphetamine...
VCAD solicits bids for financial audit
firstname.lastname@example.org At Thursday's monthly meeting, the Vernon County Ambulance District board voted unanimously to solicit bids for the 2015-16 financial audit. "Even though they [DSWA] are the only ones around here that do audits of that nature, he [BG Wolfe] thinks we need to open it up and put it out for bids," Splitter said, adding that doing so would help mitigate allegation of wrongdoing...
University Extension plans January election
email@example.com The University of Missouri Extension Council will have several fresh faces following a January election. There are typically eight seats in each of the northern and southern districts. For the coming election, two seats are open due to resignations, two members have reached their term limits, one is running for reelection, and three seats in the northern district did not have candidates in the last election...
David Munton, new circuit judge
firstname.lastname@example.org While nearly all post-election coverage centers on the president-elect, local officials, such as Judge David Munton, will have a large impact on the lives of many in this area. In a recent conversation in the associate courtroom in the Vernon County courthouse, the presiding judge-elect for the 28th Judicial Circuit shared some background and discussed his view of the law...
Bronaugh School Board institutes drug testing
email@example.com Starting in January, 2017, all students in Bronaugh's middle and high schools wanting to participate in extra-curricular activities must sign a form -- along with their parents -- giving consent to participate in a program of random drug testing to be conducted by the district...
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