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Lady Mustang Softball Team To 'Reload'

Subscriber onlyWith only two returning starters from last year's 23-3 club, some people might think the 2014 season will be a rebuilding year for the McDonald County Lady Mustang softball team. Continue reading...

Council Approves Renaming Street For Former Alderwoman

Subscriber onlyThe Noel City Council unanimously approved renaming a city street in honor of a former alderman and community leader. Continue reading...

Early Season Homecoming

NEW PRINCIPAL AT ANDERSON ELEMENTARY ATTENDED SCHOOL AS CHILD

Subscriber onlyAnderson Elementary School celebrated homecoming early this school year. Continue reading...

Lanagan Police Department Now Responsible Animal Control, Code Enforcement

Subscriber onlyThe Lanagan City Council approved the appointment of Jason Helmer as an alderman at the council's Aug. 12 meeting to replace Denise Divine, whose Aug. 6 letter of resignation said she was moving out of the area. Continue reading...

Pitchers Lift Lady Mustangs At Scrimmage

Subscriber onlyCheyenne Chappie and Paige Jones gave up just one run each in four innings to lift the McDonald County High School softball team past East Newton and Nevada in a three-team scrimmage held Saturday at McDonald County High School. Continue reading...

Cross Country Teams Looking For Banner Year

Subscriber onlyWith everybody back from last year's second place district team that followed with an 11th at the state championships, the 2014 cross country team at McDonald County High School has set some lofty goals -- conditionally. Continue reading...

Henry Takes Over As Mustang Football Coach

Subscriber onlyCoach Corey Henry likes the ability of players he has on the team in his first year to take over the reins of the McDonald County High School football program. He just wishes he had more of them. Continue reading...

One Of Best Years For Jesse James Days

‘PEOPLE STAYED AROUND BECAUSE THEY WERE HAVING SUCH A GOOD TIME’

Subscriber onlyCooler than normal weather, a special guest and several new activities made the 2014 Jesse James Days one of the best in recent years, according to Gregg Sweeten, fire chief of the Pineville Fire Department, host of the four-day celebration. Continue reading...

Veteran Educator Named Principal At Rocky Comfort

Subscriber onlyRocky Comfort School's new principal said he has some "big shoes to fill" in taking over for Sue Buttram (who transferred to Southwest City School to replace the retired Deborah Wolin), but he sounds like he will enjoy the challenge. Continue reading...

In Session

SCHOOL STARTS TODAY FOR MCDONALD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Subscriber onlyFor about 3,800 kids who attend McDonald County schools, today marked a change in lifestyle from their carefree summer vacation. Continue reading...

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