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Legislative Intern

Subscriber onlyPHOTO SUBMITTED Alicia Canfield, 2013 graduate of McDonald County High School, was recently selected to represent Missouri Southern State University as one of three legislative interns for the Missouri House of Representatives during the Spring 2017 Session. She is working for Representatives Bill Reiboldt of the 160th district and Bill Lant of the 159th district. Her time at the Capitol is spent attending committee hearings, doing legislative research and performing other legislative duties. Continue reading...

Food Pantry Donation

Subscriber onlyRACHEL DICKERSON/MCDONALD COUNTY PRESS Farm Bureau recently donated $350, and Harps donated $25 to the McDonald County High School food pantry. Pictured, from left, are Madison Mitchell, FFA president, Michael Shaddox, high school counselor, and John Hobbs of Farm Bureau. Continue reading...

Groundbreaking Military Journalist Featured In Exhibit

STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY SHOWING STAUBER’S WORK

Subscriber onlyRuby Rose Stauber has always wanted to help others. Continue reading...

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Community

Legislative Intern

Subscriber onlyPHOTO SUBMITTED Alicia Canfield, 2013 graduate of McDonald County High School, was recently selected to represent Missouri Southern State University as one of three legislative interns for the Missouri House of Representatives during the Spring 2017 Session. She is working for Representatives Bill Reiboldt of the 160th district and Bill Lant of the 159th district. Her time at the Capitol is spent attending committee hearings, doing legislative research and performing other legislative duties. Continue reading...

Property/Sales Tax Rates

Subscriber onlyAll amounts are figured on $100 of assessed valuation and are the latest figures available Continue reading...

Public Transportation

Subscriber onlyOATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion or national origin. Times and routes do change at times. Continue reading...

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Religion

Where Are You Headed In This Life?

Subscriber onlyWe are back after many days of illness among our congregation. It seems we have had an uphill battle for some time, but praise God we are all on the mend. Pray that you are also doing well. Continue reading...

Fewer Are Being Saved: They Walk On In Darkness

Subscriber onlyBrother Mark and Shelley Hall were celebrating their anniversary as we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Wayne Johnson opened our service with prayer and special prayers were requested for the Fred Hall family, the Ada White family, Jerry Abercrombie, Weston Allison, Bill Nelson, Ashton Cory, the Dover's grandson, Angela's friend, Donna and Roxanne. Continue reading...

Lesson From The Little Flock

Subscriber onlyThis past Sunday (as of this writing), we returned home after the church meeting and saw a small flock of chickens traipsing around our yard. The neighbors said this flock of six had been wandering the neighborhood for a week, but this was the first time we saw them. Having raised chickens in New Mexico, we determined that they are Rhode Island Reds. And this little group is not afraid of people: three of them came right up to me. Continue reading...

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Sports

Lady Mustangs Fall To Mount Vernon 51-27

Subscriber onlyMount Vernon held the McDonald County Lady Mustangs to a combined six points in the second and third quarters to key a 51-27 win on Feb. 16 at McDonald County High School. Continue reading...

Teams Seeded For District Tournament

Subscriber onlyAurora received the top seed in the boys' division and Carl Junction in the girls' for the Missouri Class 4 District 12 Basketball Tournament to be held at McDonald County High School Feb. 28-March 4. Continue reading...

3 Wrestlers Medal At State

THE TRIO WILL ALL RETURN TO WRESTLE NEXT YEAR

Subscriber onlyWith three out of the five McDonald County wrestlers who qualified for the Missouri Class 3 State Wrestling Championships earning medals, along with wins by the remaining two qualifiers, the Mustangs took 16th place in the final team standings. Continue reading...

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