Crash derails Forkner's Supercross title hopes
(Professional Sports ~ 06/23/20)
Austin Forkner's Supercross championship aspirations came to a disheartening end Sunday, as a hard crash during the second lap knocked him out of the 250 East/West Showdown Finale in Salt Lake City. The severity of the wreck resulted in a full-restart, as well as Forkner's departure from the event. As of press time Monday, details of Forkner's injury were not available...
Freshmen Sanderson, Buck named Kelly Bradham award winners
(Local News ~ 06/23/20)
It was a grand day for Nevada High School freshmen student-athletes Case Sanderson and Kirstin Buck, as the duo were named 2020 recipients of the Kelly Bradham Memorial Newcomer Award. Created in November of 2001, and voted on by NHS coaches, the Kelly Bradham Newcomer Award is presented to a male and female student-athlete deemed the most significant contributor as a first-time varsity letter-winner...
Paul Elliott Lauderback Jr.
(Obituary ~ 06/23/20)
Paul Elliott Lauderback Jr., 79, Walker, Mo., passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at his home in Walker. Paul was born Sept. 12, 1940, in Santa Monica, Calif., to Paul E. and Freddie (Meyer) Lauderback. He married Frances Laverne Elliott in April of 1982 and she preceded him in death on July 28, 2016...
Joplin ranks as America's No. 1 COVID hot spot
(State News ~ 06/23/20)
Local confirmed cases of COVID-19 are still relatively low, with 13 in Nevada. It seems the walls are closing in, however, as sharp increases have manifested in nearby areas. None more evident than Joplin and its surrounding area, as the city an hour south recorded the single largest coronavirus spike in the nation last week...