County hoops teams eliminated from district-play
(High School Sports ~ 02/29/20)
Seasons have drawn to a close for eight area hoops teams — as the boys and girls squads from Sheldon, Bronaugh, Northeast Vernon County, and Hume were eliminated from district-tournament play this week. In the Class 1 District 5 girls' tournament at Liberal H.S., fifth-seeded Sheldon bested their archrival, fourth-seeded Bronaugh in opening-round action, 49-38...
Nevada native Smith transitions from school psychologist to counselor
(Local News ~ 02/29/20)
Jennifer Smith has incorporated her background from larger schools to become a more effective school counselor for the Sheldon R-8 district. (Prine) Smith, a 1994 graduate of Nevada High School, is currently in her fifth year as Sheldon's K-12 school counselor. She earned a bachelor's degree from Pitt State in general psychology, as well as a masters in psychology, and a specialist degree in school psychology...
Ruth Evelyn Merchant
(Obituary ~ 02/29/20)
Ruth Evelyn Merchant, 91, of Nevada, passed away on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at the Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada, following a brief illness. Ruth was born on June 16, 1928, in Nevada, to Frank and Dollie (Rapp) Howell. She was married to Lavern Merchant on March 12, 1955, in Nevada, and he preceded her in death in 2002...