News

Pancake Breakfast Draws Steady Crowd

Subscriber onlyPeople are serious about their pancakes in Pineville. Continue reading...

MCHS Seniors Qualified For DECA Internationals

Subscriber onlyTwo McDonald County High School students qualified for the DECA International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Ga. Continue reading...

Noel Students Complete Science Fair Projects

Subscriber onlyNoel Elementary and Junior High School had its annual science fair on April 12. Some students shared their projects in advance of the event. Continue reading...

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Sports

Mustangs Continue Win Streak

Subscriber onlyWins over East Newton and Cassville last week gave the McDonald County High School baseball team its second four-game winning streak of the season, and a current streak of eight out of nine, including the opening Big 8 Conference play with two wins. Continue reading...

Tough Competition For Mustang Track Teams

Subscriber onlyFor the second week in a row, the McDonald County High School boys' and girls' track teams attended a meet with state-caliber competition. Continue reading...

Mustangs Lose To Monett In Penalty Kicks

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County High School girls' soccer team remains winless, but it gets closer to breaking into the win column with each outing. Continue reading...

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Opinion

Why do the heathen rage?

Weekly Devotion

Subscriber only"Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us." Psalm 2:1-3 (Read Psalm 2) Continue reading...

Letter to the Editor

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Public education comes to the plate two strikes down

Subscriber onlyWhile public education serves an important purpose by providing a basic education to America's youth, it suffers from its inability to provide a full and well-balanced education to our children and grandchildren. Public education essentially goes to bat with two strikes against it before the first pitch. Continue reading...

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Religion

"When Jesus Comes to Town" well done my good and faithful servant

Subscriber onlyDarlene Mitchell and the Cory grandchildren were celebrating birthdays as we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Special prayers were requested for Nate Miller, J.R. Denny, Jimmy Easter, Debbie Taylor, Dot's cousin and Mr. Sherman's aunt. Continue reading...

"Grandparents are Special People!"

Subscriber onlyMy wife was off shopping and, normally, I would wait for her in the book section. This particular day, however, found me in the card section. There were aisles and aisles of cards, cards for every occasion. One could buy cards for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, retirement, and for a new home and old friends. There were cards that expressed a myriad of emotions: "Thinking of You"; "Sorry You're Ill"; Our Deepest Sympathy"; "Friends Forever." Then I discovered an entire section of cards to be sent in observance of "Grandparent's Day." Continue reading...

"What Shall I Do?" well done my good and faithful servant

Subscriber onlyAs we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church, Wayne Johnson opened our service with prayer, and special prayers were requested for J.R. Denny, Jim Brewster, Barbara's grandchild, Jimmy Easter and a couple of Shelley's friends. Doug Cory shared a praise. Continue reading...

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