High school fall sports practices get underway
(High School Sports ~ 08/10/21)
The Nevada High School softball team was one of more than a dozen area squads to hit the practice field on Monday to kick off the MSHSAA fall sports season. Due to high temperatures, most teams practiced either in the early morning or early evening.
Collins collects, Mohlfeld money again at Speedway
(Community Sports ~ 08/10/21)
One driver earned $1,000. Another picked up his 1,000th point of the season. And in between, there was plenty of high-speed action on the dirt track Saturday night at Nevada Speedway. As expected, the 25-lap feature race of the event — Midwest Mods, with its $1,000 first-place prize courtesy of Budweiser — attracted the most drivers vying for the checkered flag...
Former Missouri Sen. Ed Emery has died following heart episode
(Local News ~ 08/10/21)
Former Missouri Sen. Ed Emery has died following a recent heart episode that put him in the hospital on Tuesday, according to several state government officials. He was 71. Emery was speaking at an event hosted by the Randolph County Republican Women in Moberly on Tuesday evening, Aug. 3, when he collapsed from a heart episode and was transported to the hospital...