Tiger swimmers recognized for dazzling achievements
(High School Sports ~ 12/17/19)
The Nevada High School swim team recently celebrated its most successful season in program history via its postseason awards banquet. Team highlights for Nevada included numerous top finishes during the regular-season — as well as a fifth-place Class 1 state championship meet finish in the 200-yard Freestyle Relay, and a ninth-place state-meet finish in the 200 Medley Relay. In addition, NHS junior Ben Hines repeated as a state champion gold medalist in the 50 and 100-yard Freestyle events...
Wreath-laying ceremony held at Fort Scott National Cemetery
(Local News ~ 12/17/19)
A large crowd gathered Saturday morning to help place wreaths on headstones at the Fort Scott National Cemetery during the annual National Wreaths Across America ceremony. Enough funds were raised to purchase more than 6,000 wreaths for the event. Veterans of each branch of the military were remembered and honored through the placing of wreaths. This is the 12th year an area ceremony has been part of the national event...
Tiger middle school grapplers cap season on high-note
(Other Sports ~ 12/17/19)
Daily Mail Sports Nevada Middle School's seventh and eighth-grade grapplers capped a phenomenal season on a high-note, playing host to the Big 8 Conference wrestling tournament over the weekend — placing third at the showcase event. Held at Nevada High School, Nevada finished with four individual first-place medalists, a half-dozen silver medalists, and four third-place finishers...
Clint Alan Breckenridge
(Obituary ~ 12/17/19)
Clint Alan Breckenridge was born March 29, 1971, in Butler, Mo., the son of Lester J. (Jim) and Peggy Breckenridge. He graduated from Rich Hill High School in 1989 and from S.W. Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo., in 1993 with a business degree. He returned to Rich Hill to join in his family business, Rich Hill Truck & Equip Co. Inc., as sales and operations manager...
Kenneth Jay Wilson
(Obituary ~ 12/17/19)
Kenneth Jay Wilson, 56, of Nevada, Mo., passed away and went to be with his Heavenly Father on Dec. 14, 2019. Kenny was born Oct. 27, 1963, in El Dorado Springs, Mo., to Huleigh and Linda (Smith) Wilson. Kenny grew up in Nevada most of his life and graduated from Nevada High School in 1982. ...