The obvious indicator
(Column ~ 06/16/18)
Not long ago I was working with a detective when we noticed a vehicle in the area drive by and start to turn towards us, but seeing our car, change their mind and go in the opposite direction. We decided to check on it, but as soon as we got behind it, the car turned off the road and pulled into a stall at a car wash. ...
Happy Father’s Day
(Column ~ 06/16/18)
Hi neighbors. Tomorrow is Father’s Day! Although the modern celebration is well-known in America, the concept of a day to honor fathers is shared around the world. Some researchers have claimed it a special day for centuries. It seems one thing we have in common around the world is the fact that we all have fathers...
Boat buyers have abundant options
(Outdoors ~ 06/16/18)
There are a lot of people on the water this year because boating and all the recreational activities associated with it are fun. Whether they are into fishing, swimming, sailing, boat camping or being on the water for a cruise down the lake, boating is becoming increasingly popular every year on the state’s waterways...
State audit rates VCAD “Fair”
(Local News ~ 06/16/18)
Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway, CPA, released the findings of a petition audit of Vernon County Ambulance District on Thursday morning after almost a year of investigation and analysis and three years after former director James McKenzie and office manager Tina Werner were terminated, the result of an Internal Revenue Service tax lien for $213,158 against the district for unpaid payroll taxes from 2013-15...
Beachler to coordinate NHS/NMS summer weight-lifting program
(High School Sports ~ 06/16/18)
Nevada High School head varsity football coach Wes Beachler will oversee a summer weight-lifting program for Nevada High School and Nevada Middle School current and prospective student-athletes. The weight-lifting program will run for the duration of the summer, and is slated to begin Monday, June 25. Weekly meeting dates are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from to 10-11 a.m. at the high school...
Military Minded: Nevada grad Harder gearing up for life as West Point cadet
(College Sports ~ 06/16/18)
Nevada High School 2018 graduate gets appointment to famed military academy Branden Harder had options. Really good options. This past spring Harder, a class of 2018 Nevada High School graduate, received congressional appointments to both the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland...