News

Kids Discover Duck Hunting

Subscriber onlyFour area youth were treated to a duck hunt in the first weekend of January. The hunt, organized by Young Outdoorsmen United, for youth ages 8 to 15, included an educational class covering duck identification, decoys, gun safety and duck calling instructions. Each youth made his own duck call and was encouraged to practice. Participants were selected through a random drawing process. Continue reading...

Missouri Elk Tour Offered To Local Youth

Subscriber onlyYouth, ages 6-18, can register to attend a specially-arranged tour hosted by Young Outdoorsmen United of Missouri's new restoration elk population on Saturday, Jan. 27, and Sunday, Jan. 28, at the Missouri Department of Conservation's 23,763 acre Peck Ranch Wildlife Conservation and Research Center located in northwest Carter County and eastern Shannon County near Van Buren. Continue reading...

Rustic Gypsies Unlocks Creativity

Subscriber onlyBreezy Newburn is the owner of The Rustic Gypsies in Anderson, featuring a unique concept in which people can create their own custom wood products. Continue reading...

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Community

Pavilion Added To Pineville Bike And Skate Park

Subscriber onlyPineville's Bike and Skate Park is prepared for warmer weather following the recent installation of a wooden pavilion. Continue reading...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Available Outside County

Subscriber onlyThere will be no free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) in McDonald County this year due to lack of volunteers. IRS-trained volunteers will continue to provide free federal and state tax return preparation at VITA sites in Joplin and Carthage. Continue reading...

Courthouse News

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Religion

The Good Life Of Prayer Life

Subscriber onlyWayne Johnson rang the cowbell as we finished greeting each other and began our Sunday morning worship service at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Special prayers were requested for Clyde Sherman, Clyde Moss, Della Johnson and the Karen Hatfield-Cahalan family. Continue reading...

Married Or Just Dating?

Subscriber onlyWayne Johnson opened our service with prayer and Linda Abercrombie was celebrating a birthday as we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Special prayers were requested for Polly Ritter, the Barton family, Larry Dick, Renae Sherman and Dot's sister. Continue reading...

'That I might by all means save some'

Subscriber only"For though I be free from all men, yet have I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more. And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law; to them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law. To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some." 1 Corinthians 9:19-22 Continue reading...

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Sports

Overtime Free Throws Seal Seneca Win

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County Mustangs now know how the Monett Cubs feel. Continue reading...

Oscar Ortiz Secures Two Seed

Subscriber onlyOscar Ortiz secured the number two seed at the upcoming Class 3 district wrestling tournament with a 12-5 decision over Kolton Sanders of Neosho to claim the championship of the 113-pound class at the Branson High School Wrestling Tournament held Saturday at Branson High School. Continue reading...

JV Takes Three Titles

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County High School junior varsity wrestling team won three titles and had six other wrestlers finish in the top three at the Labette County JV Wrestling Tournament held Jan. 13 in Altamont, Kan. Continue reading...

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