News

Emergency Management Ready For Major Weather Events

Subscriber onlyMcDonald County dodged a major ice storm bullet last week but local officials are ready for whatever Mother Nature throws their way this winter. Continue reading...

Bidding Ends For New Water Tower

CONSULTING ENGINEERS ARE EVALUATING THE COMPANYS THAT BID

Subscriber onlyThe Pineville City Council and the engineers hired to oversee the new water tower are continuing discussions about the project. Continue reading...

Vera Rogers Celebrates 90th Birthday

Subscriber onlyVera Elizabeth Clark Rogers, daughter of Ed and Blanche Clark, was born Jan. 7, 1927, at 2:05 p.m., a brisk wintry Friday not unlike this year's Jan. 7, when she was honored for her 90th birthday at Banner Church just off Splitlog Road, where she has been a member for 74 years. Continue reading...

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Community

Bushes Mark 60th Anniversarhy

Subscriber onlyJim and Bertha Bush of Nevada, Mo., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 9, 2016. Continue reading...

Civil War Clothing And The Language of Fans

HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETS JAN. 15

Subscriber onlyThe Jan. 15 meeting of the McDonald County Historical Society is at 2 p.m. at the Pineville Community Building on Jesse James Road with featured speakers Judy Rickett and Linda Jefferson. Continue reading...

Mary And The Valencia Chalice

Subscriber onlyI had for some time corresponded with Mary through email. We bounced the Internet-based conversations to and fro for several months until we made a mutually agreed upon decision to meet face to face. We selected a well-known restaurant where we could talk, get to know one another and have an enjoyable lunch. Continue reading...

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Religion

The Importance Of Prayer

Subscriber onlyAssociate Pastor Ryan Crawford brought us our Sunday morning message: "But I Have Prayed for You." Continue reading...

A Sneak Peek At Heaven

Subscriber onlyLinda Abercrombie was celebrating a birthday as we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Special prayers were requested for Linda Jarvis, Becky Johnson, Barbara Cory, Angela Hamilton, Clyde Moss, Fred Hall and the Pat Ramsey family. Continue reading...

What is marriage? Why do we still hold it sacred?

Subscriber onlyPerhaps the biggest disappointment of the last years in America was the Supreme Court's 2015 decision regarding marriage and the subsequent overruling and changing of state laws which had been written to protect traditional marriage. And so, once again, I include a reminder of what real marriage is in comparison to what it has become under the laws of civil governments. Continue reading...

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Sports

JV Wins 4 Titles At Seneca

Subscriber onlyMcDonald County won four titles at the Seneca Junior Varsity Wrestling Tournament held Saturday at Seneca High School. Continue reading...

Seventh-Grade Boys Joplin North Champs

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County seventh-grade boys basketball team got better each game of last week's Seneca Seventh-Grade Basketball Tournament, culminating with a 46-16 win over Joplin North for the tournament championship. Continue reading...

Community Calendar

Subscriber onlySenior Center Dinner/Dance Continue reading...

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