News

Anderson Betterment Club discusses trail plan

Subscriber onlyAnderson Betterment Club met last week to learn about opportunities on a local and state level. President Ken Schutten updated members on trail planning progress. Earlier this month, Schutten toured Anderson with Nikki Hill, of the Harry S. Truman Coordinating Council, and Dave Taylor, MoDOT representative. The group reviewed trail suggestions made by residents, conducted a feasibility study regarding these proposals and made modifications to the city's trail plan. Continue reading...

Booking Report

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Courthouse News

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Sports

Mustangs' Season Ends With Loss

Subscriber onlyThe rematch was all Carthage. A little over a month after losing to the McDonald County Mustangs, the Carthage Tigers made sure that wasn't going to happen again. Continue reading...

Webb City Too Much For Lady Mustangs

Subscriber onlyFor the first 39:45 it was anybody's match. The last 40:15 it was all Webb City. Continue reading...

Track Athletes Qualify For Sectionals

Subscriber onlyZack Woods will have teammates at the 2018 sectional track meet. Continue reading...

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Opinion

Some sure-fire ways to go to hell!

Subscriber onlySince many people I meet show little interest in heaven and express little desire to go there, I thought I'd provide a few instructions on how to go to hell instead. Following are just a few sure-fire courses of action to arrive in eternal hellfire and brimstone: Continue reading...

What does the Bible teach? Have you read it?

Subscriber onlyWhat does the Bible teach? Sad to say, most people have not read the Bible in its entirety and many have no idea what it really teaches. Though much more detail could be provided, what follows is a brief summary of the Bible's teaching. Continue reading...

Mary's Journal: "All about Our Baby"

Subscriber onlyMy mother, Mary Louise Barr Fine, was a girl whose only view of life and the world was the one she had from the small southwest Missouri Ozarks town of Pineville. There she went to school, swam in the warm waters of the Little Sugar Creek and laughed with her best friend Maxine. The two girls enjoyed lemon ice cream at the Havenhurst dam and speculated about how their lives might look following high school. It was in that small town of 700 or so residents that she met her later-to-become husband, Floyd -- Junior, as she called him. Continue reading...

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Religion

Genuine Faith Is Learned By Observation well done my good and faithful servant

Subscriber onlyAs we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church, we also recognized all the mothers in attendance for Mother's Day and remembered those who are no longer with us. Wayne read thank you notes from the James Headley family, Brittany Ricker and Tyrel Lett. Special prayers were requested for many. Continue reading...

Honor Your Parents

Subscriber only"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which the Lord your God gives you." God's fifth commandment -- the only commandment that contains a promise. What does it mean today to "honor your parents?" Continue reading...

We Are Not Blessed With Patience well done my good and faithful servant

Subscriber onlySheri White and Ashley White were celebrating birthdays as a large crowd gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Wayne Johnson greeted our visitors and welcomed back Tom and Mildred Sharp. Special prayers were requested for the James Headley family, Stephanie Powell, Shelley's friend, the Mason's great-grandson, Ed, and Debbie Taylor. Continue reading...

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