(Column ~ 12/16/17)
Hi neighbors. Although we have had some cold, windy days, we have also had some nice ones. Enough nice ones to decorate the house and yard. Do you put up simple, colored lights on your roof or do you go all out with lights, a sleigh and reindeer, inflated snowmen or elves, candles lining the sidewalk and lots of lighted animals shaped from wire frames?...
NMS plans to upgrade STEM programs
(Local News ~ 12/16/17)
The Nevada Middle School is planning to upgrade its science, technology, engineering and math curriculum, as well as to teach its students that what they put on the Internet does not go away and can impact them later in life when they begin looking for jobs...
Lamar football program set for induction into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
(Community Sports ~ 12/16/17)
The Lamar Tigers dominant run of seven consecutive Missouri Class 2 football championships has culminated with an induction into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame — slated for Sunday, Jan. 28 in Springfield. According to a Dec. 12 article published in The Joplin Globe, written by Jim Henry, “The Tigers, under coach Scott Bailey, have gone 43-0 while winning their past three state championships. ...
White: Winter fishing beginning to heat up as more Missourians catch on
(Outdoors ~ 12/16/17)
As 2017 is winding down, most anglers’ thoughts are looking toward the good spring fishing they will find. However, there are many anglers who never quit, including a growing number of crappie fishermen like Jim Simms of Marshfield. Instead of shopping for Christmas presents like he said “I should have been doing,” Simms was on Stockton Lake pulling in slab crappie. ...
Lockdown defense carries Tigers to rout of Warrensburg, 47-28
(High School Sports ~ 12/16/17)
The Nevada Tigers are a force to be reckoned with. Friday night’s 47-28 beatdown of visiting Warrensburg was an eye-opening experience for the Wynn Gym crowd as the Tigers put on a defensive clinic few could have imagined. Warrensburg, entering the contest at 5-1, including a victory over perennial West Central Conference power Kansas City Center, opened the contest by misfiring on their first six shots and turning the ball over eight times...
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