Vernon County's COVID-19 related deaths increase to 47
(Local News ~ 04/16/21)
The Vernon County Health Department recently released an update to county COVID-19 numbers. The county's total number of COVID-19 cases is now at 2,052. This includes 1,474 confirmed cases and 578 probable cases. There have been 12 new cases and of these, 10 are still active — having decreased from last week's active cases number of 18...
NHS run-rules Seneca for win no. 10
(High School Sports ~ 04/16/21)
If any Nevada High School baseball fans were experiencing deja vu watching the Tigers play Monett and Seneca back-to-back for the second time in seven days, the outcomes of the two most recent games surely snapped them back to reality. After losing to the Cubs and then barely beating the Indians to close out the Bill O’Dell Tournament last week, the Tigers roared in the rematches — first with a delicious 10-4 revenge game victory over Monett on the road Tuesday before run-ruling Seneca 16-5 Thursday afternoon at Lyons Stadium.. ...
Cottey wins A.I.I. Player, Coach of the Year honors
(College Sports ~ 04/16/21)
Winning the Association of Independent Institutions conference tournament didn’t just book the Cottey College volleyball team its first-ever trip to the NAIA National Championship. It also garnered the Comets the conference’s top postseason awards. This week, junior outside hitter Lily Miller was named the 2020-21 A.I.I. Player of the Year, and Marla Kannady Foreman was selected as the league’s Coach of the Year...