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Joplin Trims MCHS To End Mustangs' Season

Subscriber onlyThe Joplin Eagles ended the 2015 baseball season for the McDonald County Mustangs with a 4-2 win Saturday in the Missouri Class 5 District 12 Baseball Tournament in Carthage. Continue reading...

Near Misses Cost MCHS At District Track

UNDERWOOD, HIGH, GIRLS 4X800 RELAY ADVANCE TO SECTIONALS

Subscriber onlyWith no surprises at Saturday's Missouri Class 4 District 6 Track and Field Championships, the McDonald County High School boys and girls track teams were limited to one individual each, along with the girls 4x800 meter relay, in advancing to sectionals. Continue reading...

Bank Robber Caught

SUSPECT IN ROBBERY OF ARVEST BANK APPREHENDED IN LESS THAT TWO HOURS

Subscriber onlyA man who robbed Arvest Bank in Anderson of an undisclosed amount of cash Monday afternoon was caught within two hours of the hold-up, according to McDonald County Sheriff Mike Hall. Continue reading...

History Live! Celebration Set For May 23

Subscriber onlyThe third History Live! celebration marking the annual opening of the Historic Courthouse on the Square has several exciting new additions to the museum to unveil this year. The celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 23 in Pineville. Continue reading...

School Board Accepts Land Donation

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County Board of Education approved accepting a donation from the McDonald County Schools Foundation of 14.75 acres of land adjacent to the district's administration building, located on Business Highway 71, just west of New Mac Electric in Anderson. Continue reading...

Resident Questions City Officials Pay Increases

Subscriber onlyA 400 percent raise in pay for council members and a 250 percent increase in the mayor's salary was questioned by Noel resident Pam Konsmo at the May 12 Noel City Council meeting. Continue reading...

Making History

LADY MUSTANGS 4X800 RELAY BREAKS 18-YEAR-OLD SCHOOL RECORD

Subscriber onlyLed by a 4x800 meter relay that broke an 18-year-old school record, the McDonald County Lady Mustangs took fifth place in their first year to compete in the Big 8 Conference Track and Field Championships which were held May 7 at Monett High School. Continue reading...

Festival Recognizes City's Strawberry History

Subscriber onlyTwo popular community events have been combined to form the Anderson Berries and BBQ Festival to be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Dabbs Greer Town Hole Park in Anderson. Continue reading...

Challenge Issued To Seniors

GRADUATION CEREMONIES HELD FOR MCHS CLASS OF 2015

Subscriber onlyThe 241 graduating seniors from McDonald County High School were issued a challenge by guest speaker Dennis Bergen during his address at commencement ceremonies Saturday night at MCHS. Continue reading...

Mustangs Walks Off With Win In Final Home Game Of Season

Subscriber onlyBrock Burnett's walk-off RBI single lifted the McDonald County Mustangs to a 3-2 win May 7 over the East Newton Patriots in the Mustangs final home game of the 2015 season. Continue reading...

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