News

MCHS Library Hosts WWII Museum

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County High School library is hosting a World War II museum with books available to check out at almost every exhibit. Continue reading...

Recycle Center Has Negative Balance

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County Recycle Center in Noel currently has a negative balance, which led one alderman to suggest it might need to be shut down. Mayor Lewis Davis, however, believes the recycling center should break even in the next three to four months. Continue reading...

'Kicks 4 Kids' provides shoes to young athletes

Subscriber onlySouthwest City recently came together to provide new, high-quality shoes to the school's basketball teams through a local program, Kicks for Kids. Continue reading...

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Community

SWC Christmas Parade Set Dec. 2

Subscriber onlySouthwest City will host its annual Christmas Parade at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2. Continue reading...

Courthouse News

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Southwest City Council approves Christmas block party

Subscriber onlyJamie Kitlen is a second-grade teacher at Southwest City Elementary School. Kitlen said she loves her job, but she hates seeing how many children are excluded from activities due to insufficient funds. This bitter truth inspired her to approach Southwest City's city council last week to seek approval of a Christmas Block Party downtown. Continue reading...

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Religion

Advent

Subscriber onlyThe calendar year has four seasons: spring, summer, fall and winter. Continue reading...

More Peace and Less Stuff

Subscriber onlyBecky Johnson and Terry Lett were celebrating birthdays as we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Special prayers were requested for Rodney Allison, the Chrisman family and the Rosillo family, travel prayers and hunter safety. Continue reading...

God's Got You Covered

Subscriber onlyWell, today was friends' day and what a turnout, over 70 in attendance to share in a wonderful dinner on the grounds! There were far too many for me to try to print names, so we just want to say thanks for worshiping with us on this Lord's Day and please come again soon. Continue reading...

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Sports

Joplin Surges Doom Mustangs In Opener

Subscriber onlyJoplin used a 27-2 run midway through the first half and a 10-0 spurt to start the fourth quarter to spoil the McDonald County Mustangs 2017-2018 season opener by claiming a 56-47 win on Monday night at MCHS. Continue reading...

Joplin North Denys MCJH Repeat Title

Subscriber onlyJoplin North Middle School beat McDonald County, 60-48, in the finals of the Joplin Junior High Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at Joplin North Middle School to deny the Mustangs a repeat championship. Continue reading...

Lady Mustangs Go 0-3 At Jamboree

Subscriber onlyIn its first action of the season other than against each other, the 2017-2018 McDonald County Lady Mustang basketball team scrimmaged against Carl Junction, Webb City and Mount Vernon at a jamboree held Nov. 16 at Carl Junction High School. Continue reading...

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