WATER SAFETY DAY TO BE HELD SATURDAY

Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 04:00:18 CDT

Memorial Day weekend will soon be upon us, and one organization is looking to keep one of the biggest lake days of the season a safe one.   Read More



ONE DEAD AND ANOTHER IN HOSPITAL FOLLOWING SHOOTING IN JOPLIN

Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 13:58:19 CDT

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occured in Joplin on Monday. A shooting was reported just after 6:00 p.m. Monday north of Fifth Street and Connor Avenue in Joplin. One victim, Kenneth Jay Mathews, of Joplin was pronounced deceased.   Read More



LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS READY FOR SPRING SERVICE DAY

Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 12:00:10 CDT

Local high school seniors are planning a Senior Spring Service Day. For the last few years, Lamar seniors have participated in Senior Spring Service Day. Lamar seniors signed up for their businesses to help, and LHS Counselor Afton Marti says the group was enthusiastic.   Read More




COMMUNITY COUNCIL ON THE PERFORMING ARTS TO RETURN TO FOX PLAYHOUSE WITH PERFORMANCES THIS WEEK

Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 10:25:09 CDT

After an abscense of over a year and a half, the Community Council on the Performing Arts will be back this week for a production at Fox Playhouse. The performances will be a return to something that has been in existence in our area for decades, says director Al Fenske.   Read More



CARE CONNECTION FOR AGING SERVICES BEGINNING AGING MASTERY CLASS FRIDAY

Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 10:13:30 CDT

Care Connection for Aging Services is offering an Aging Mastery Class that begins this month. The Aging Mastery Class is a ten week course developed by the National Council on Aging designed to help senior adults take control of their lives.   Read More



TWO AREA HIGH SCHOOLS TO HOST GRADUATION CEREMONIES SUNDAY

Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 08:52:14 CDT

Two area high schools will be hosting graduation ceremonies this Sunday. Nevada R-V Schools will host ceremonies for 185 graduating seniors on Sunday, May 22nd at 2:00 p.m. in Wynn Gymnasium. Seating will be open to those with tickets at 1:00 p.m. Overflow will be in the PAC this year.   Read More




STATE REPRESENTATIVE SARA WALSH ENDS BID TO REPLACE U.S. CONGRESSWOMAN VICKI HARTZLER

Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 06:27:36 CDT

The candidate pool for the race to replace Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler is getting smaller. State Representative Sara Walsh has dropped her bid for the Republican nomination for the 4th District seat.   Read More



FORT SCOTT SCHOOLS ANNOUNCES NEW SUPERINTENDENT SELECTION

Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 05:20:35 CDT

Fort Scott Schools has named their new superintendent. Following candidate interview days for two finalists last week, the USD 234 Board of Education announced Monday their selection of Destry Brown as the new superintendent.   Read More



NEVADA CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD BUSY MEETING TUESDAY

Date: Mon, 16 May 2022 18:00:11 CDT

The Nevada City Council will have a busy meeting Tuesday night. In its second regular May meeting, the Nevada City Council will hold a public hearing on the annexation for the new Nevada R-5 Elementary School behind Walton Park.   Read More



LOCAL HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

Date: Mon, 16 May 2022 13:49:11 CDT

Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors has announced their new Chief Executive Officer. According to a news release Monday, Terry Nichols has accepted the position as CCMH’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective May 23rd.   Read More



FIRE DAMAGES EL DORADO SPRINGS HOME

Date: Mon, 16 May 2022 07:15:48 CDT

The El Dorado Springs Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire Saturday afternoon. Just before 3:30 p.m. Saturday, 14 EDorado Springs firefighters responded to a residence on 320 Road.   Read More



LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCE NEW SERVICE CANINE

Date: Mon, 16 May 2022 05:28:21 CDT

A service canine has been added to a local police department. In a release on National Police Dog Day on Sunday, The Pittsburg Police Department announced Rone, a 2 year old Dutch Shepherd/German Shepherd mix, was added to the team.   Read More



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