2017 Year in Review: Hines and Beshore stockpile gold medals, Lady ’Cats earn trip to state
(High School Sports ~ 12/30/17)
It was a memorable year for a pair of Nevada High School student-athletes, with sophomore cross country phenom Calli Beshore and freshman swim sensation Ben Hines combining to win 15 golds in 2017. Beshore, who captured six consecutive gold medals during the rugged cross country season, qualified for the Class 3 State championship meet, held Nov. 4 in Jefferson City...
Reflecting on the past and preparing for the future
(Column ~ 12/30/17)
“Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” The first time I heard that phrase was from a teacher when I was a teenager. It has always stuck with me and often when I wake up, that phrase still comes to mind. Throughout your entire life, you make decisions that create your past. ...
Richard Allen Claypool
(Obituary ~ 12/30/17)
Richard Allen Claypool, 84, formerly of Richards, passed away on Friday, Dec. 29, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Richard was born Dec. 11, 1933, in Richards, to Raymond E. and Ida Irene (Striech) Claypool. On April 26, 1958, he was united in marriage to Edna Lucille Shafer in Nevada and she survives of the home...
My hands to larger service
(Local News ~ 12/30/17)
The third line of the 4-H pledge reads, “My hands to larger service.” For 16-year-old 4-Her Kaleigh Byram and 12-year-old Mason Forkner, the words of the 4-H pledge are more than just the opening of a club meeting, they are words to live by. For the third winter now, Kaleigh and Mason have teamed up to collect winter hats, scarves and gloves for those in need. Some are tied to light poles around the Square for people to take and some are donated to organizations like Community Outreach...
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