News

Farming: America's most stressful job?

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The pitfalls and hazards of farming are so many and varied that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration calls it one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S. Continue reading...

Stay Safe: What You Need to Know Before Building A Fire

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- When the cold arrives, so does bonfire and fireplace season and with it, caveats about firewood safety. Continue reading...

A Few Tips Can Help With Holiday Stress Reduction

Subscriber onlySPRINGFIELD -- Now is the time to get started if you want to be relaxed during this holiday season, according to Renette Wardlow, a human development specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Continue reading...

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Community

Back To Basics Plans Christmas Party

Subscriber onlyThe Dec. 8 meeting of the McDonald County Back to Basics Community Group will be held at the New Mac Community Room, Old Highway 71, north of the high school, in Anderson. Continue reading...

A Hometown Christmas

TWO PERFORMANCES MARK ARTS CENTER’S GRAND REOPENING

Subscriber onlyThe Southwest City Arts Center proudly presents "A Hometown Christmas" holiday variety show at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10, in the Arts Center, 207 S. Broadway. This is the grand reopening of the Arts Center consisting of two performances. Continue reading...

Community Events

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Religion

Hail To The King

Subscriber onlyMichael Jackson was revered as of the "King of Pop." Thousands gathered for his funeral. Millions of fans worldwide mourned his death; they paid tribute to his life and legacy. Continue reading...

Slow Down And Pray

Subscriber onlyWayne Johnson opened our Sunday morning worship service with prayer, and special prayers were requested for MaryAnn, Rachael and Nathan. Continue reading...

Baptists Are The Worst Kind Of Christian

Subscriber onlyBrother Jay Varner brought our Sunday morning message: "Baptists Are The Worst Kind of Christian." Continue reading...

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Sports

Junior High Wrestlers Win Tournament

Subscriber onlyGabriel Selby and Jr. Eliam both went 5-0 to lead the McDonald County Junior High School wrestling team to the championship of the Bill Kirkman Junior High Wrestling Tournament held Saturday in Joplin. Continue reading...

Wrestlers Rev Up

INTERSQUAD SCRIMMAGE FINAL TEST BEFORE SEASON OPENS

Subscriber onlyThe 2016-2017 McDonald County High School wrestling team held its eighth annual Red/Black Dual on Nov. 22 at MCHS. Continue reading...

Lady Mustangs Win Opening Tournament Game

Subscriber onlyMcDonald County trailed Jasper 12-6 early in the second quarter before outscoring the Lady Eagles 24-4 over the next 15 minutes on the way to a 46-23 win in the opening round of the Freeman Sports Medicine CJ classic Girls Basketball tournament on Monday night at Carl Junction High School. Continue reading...

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