Beverly Ann Morgan
(Obituary ~ 05/05/18)
Beverly Ann Morgan, 94, a long-time resident of Sheldon, passed away on Friday, May 4, at her home after a long illness. Beverly was born June 11, 1923, in Omaha, Neb., and graduated from Sheldon High School in 1942. She married Arnold Morgan on June 28, 1942, in Joplin...
Director of Barone Alzheimer’s center shares work
(Local News ~ 05/05/18)
On Thursday morning, Angela Barrett, with Barone Alzheimer’s Care Center in Nevada, shared her work as both administrator of Barone and director of finance for both Barone and Moore-Few Care Centers. A native of Girard, Kansas, graduating in 2001 with a degree in finance from Pittsburg State University, she made it clear working at such a center is something personal...
Float trips a favorite Ozark activity
(Outdoors ~ 05/05/18)
A favorite may activity for many people is floating an Ozark stream on one of the many float streams available throughout the Ozarks. I remember the first time the Harold Butler family took their first float trip of the year on May first and it turned out to be a very good start of the season for all four members of the family...
Oh, what tangled webs we weave
(Column ~ 05/05/18)
People try all different ways of getting out of trouble when they think the trouble could land them in the county jail. There are a few ideas that do not work so well but some people have not figured that out yet. So, here are some tips: do not hide in a closet that is too small for you to fit in, because it is easy to spot you. ...
(Column ~ 05/05/18)
Hi neighbors, happy Cinco de Mayo! It has the distinction of being the only Mexican historical holiday celebrated in more states in America than in Mexico. One resource stated it is only celebrated in one state in Mexico. That’s OK. All of us like a mariachi band here north of the border; and we surely all love tacos, nachos and other famous Mexican dishes...
Nevada Tiger youth football camp just around the corner
(Community Sports ~ 05/05/18)
Wes Beachler is set to hold his annual youth football camp May 21-23 at the practice field adjacent to Logan Field. The three sessions will go from 3:10 p.m. to 5 p.m. Camp participants will be led by the Nevada High School and middle school coaching staffs...
Comet quartet garners All-Region 16 accolades
(College Sports ~ 05/05/18)
Cottey’s 2018 softball season has been a smashing success, punctuated by the Comets’ second consecutive NJCAA Division II Region 16 championship. Cottey (28-6) powered through last week’s Region 16 Tournament in Farmington, outscoring its opponents 22-3 en route to a perfect 3-0 tourney record...
Harder, Hinton splendid on Senior Day, Tigers tame Smith-Cotton in extras, 3-2
(High School Sports ~ 05/05/18)
The senior duo of Braeden Hinton and Branden Harder were magnificent on the mound Friday evening, holding Smith-Cotton High School’s powerful lineup in check en route to a 3-2 extra inning, home-finale triumph. Hinton tossed five strong innings, and Harder three in relief, as the Tigers improved to 10-8 overall and 7-4 in the West Central Conference. Smith-Cotton entered the night as the top dog in the WCC at 9-1 overall...