Nevada High grad Johnson awarded MFA scholarship
(High School Sports ~ 05/27/17)
Nevada High School standout student-athlete Jacob Johnson was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the MFA Foundation. Johnson received the scholarship May 19 at Nevada High’s Senior Night awards ceremony. According to a press release from MFA, the scholarship is “one of approximately 340 presented this year by MFA Incorporated, MFA Oil Company, and their affiliates. The release also states the scholarship was sponsored by Producers MFA Agri Service...
Rose of Sharon Home of Hope
(Local News ~ 05/27/17)
firstname.lastname@example.org “The neat thing is this is a community project, a Missouri project. In no way shape of form is this is a Steve Dean project. I’m just the guy who heard the call,” Steve Dean said, of the Rose of Sharon, Homes of Hope project to provide a safe home and an education for 60 to 80 orphaned girls...
Remembering and honoring America’s heroes
(Column ~ 05/27/17)
By Rep. Patricia Pike Missouri’s 126th District JEFFERSON CITY, MO – As we approach Memorial Day Weekend, I am reminded of a recent trip our family made to Washington DC. One of our stops was Arlington Cemetery. I felt it was important for my granddaughters to understand more about the heroes who so selflessly gave all so that Americans could live in peace and safety...
Flowers for the dead
(Column ~ 05/27/17)
On May 5, 1868, the Grand Army of the Republic established what was then called “Decoration Day” to honor the “war dead” by decorating their graves with flowers. There is no greater honor a country can give its heroes than to set aside a day to remember and honor them. We now call this day Memorial Day; and although it used to be observed on May 30 for those who died in the Civil War, we now observe it on the last Monday in May, decorating the graves of those who fought in any war...
- Local youth hone skills at Tigers’ basketball camp (Community Sports ~ 05/27/17)
Big changes in store for Nevada Youth Football
(Community Sports ~ 05/27/17)
Some major changes are on the horizon for Nevada Youth Football in 2017, including the switch to a new league. Nevada Youth Football had been a member of the Southeast Kansas (SEK) League the past two seasons, and is now making the switch to the Southwest Conference...
Bank Fishing: A time-honored tradition for Missouri anglers
(Outdoors ~ 05/27/17)
Nearly every angler gets their start at fishing by casting their line from the bank. The simplicity of fishing from the bank is offset by the limitations of finding good fishing locations. Sometimes, the locations are restricted to places where the angler may not be able to reach, even with long casts to the structure that hold fish...
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