McDuffey departs Sheldon, accepts coaching offer with alma mater McDonald County Mustangs
(High School Sports ~ 06/09/18)
One and done. Sheldon High Schoolís search for a new boys and girls head varsity basketball coach has been underway for several weeks now, as former head coach Joel McDuffey tendered his resignation to the schoolís board of education, effective at the conclusion of the recently completed school year...
Neptunes crush competition at home invitational
(Community Sports ~ 06/09/18)
If their season-opening home invitational was a sign of things to come, the Nevada Neptune swim team will be a force to be reckoned with this season. The Neptunes, hosting their annual home invitational June 2-3 at Walton Aquatic Center, dominated the competition. ...
Griffons upended by Aís, 5-4
(College Sports ~ 06/09/18)
CLARINDA, Iowa ó A promising start to a three-game MINK League road series didnít end well for the Nevada Griffons. After a series-opening 12-3 victory, the Griffons then fell in the second game 8-1, and proceeded to drop Fridayís rubber match, 5-4...
Warm weather invites camping
(Sports Column ~ 06/09/18)
Last weekend campgrounds around the area had campers for the warm weekend which brought out anxious campers and anglers. If you really want to enjoy camping and fishing in Missouri try it out in early June. You donít have to put up with too many bugs and fishing is usually some of the best of the year...
(Column ~ 06/09/18)
Hi neighbors. Summer is always kicked off in Vernon County by the Vernon County Youth Fair Rodeo. What great fun that is! Following right on the heels of the rodeo is the exciting and educational Bushwhacker Days! Celebrating Nevada and Vernon Countyís history, Civil War battles, and subsequent growth, Bushwhacker Days offers plenty of entertainment and fun for the entire family...
Colton Ray Dintaman
(Births ~ 06/09/18)
Russell and Brittany Dintaman and Easton, Trenton and Kaylin, of Jasper, Mo., are proud to announce the birth of their son and brother, Colton Ray Dintaman. Colton was born at 2:58 p.m. on May 6, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. Colton weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 20 inches...
Charles Hurst Jr.
(Obituary ~ 06/09/18)
Charles Hurst Jr., 95, passed away on Friday, June 8, at More-Few Care Center in Nevada. Charles was born on June 16, 1922, to Charles Hurst, Sr. and Agnes (Bailey) Hurst in Atchison, Kan. Charles was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He married Marjorie Sheldon on Nov. 8, 1942, in Cedar Vale, Kan. She preceded him in death after 63 years of marriage. He later married Dolores Bronaugh Hurst on Sept. 5, 2007, in Nevada. She survives at their home in Nevada...
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