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MCHS Student Arrested Following Search By Drug Dogs

Subscriber onlyA student at McDonald County High School was recently arrested following a search of the parking lot by drug dogs from the Benton County (Arkansas) Sheriff's Department. Continue reading...

Board Approves Insurance Benefit

SCHOOL DISTRICT UPS BENEFIT BY $88 PER MONTH TO $353

Subscriber onlyDr. Mark Stanton, superintendent of the McDonald County School District, announced at the school board's April 10 meeting that the district will contribute an additional $88 per month for each employee as a health insurance benefit in the 2014-2015 school year. Continue reading...

Man Claims Voting Rights Denied

Subscriber onlyAn Anderson resident approached the city council at its Tuesday night meeting questioning why his right to vote was denied at the Aug. 8 election. Continue reading...

Neosho Beats MCHS Twice

MUSTANGS SETTLE FOR SECOND PLACE AT MICKEY MANTLE CLASSIC

Subscriber onlyThere was no third-time charm for McDonald County. Continue reading...

Sellers, Sweeten Win Mayoral Races

SOUTHWEST CITY MAN UNSEATS SCHOOL BOARD INCUMBENT...

Subscriber onlyGregg Sweeten staged a successful write-in campaign to become Pineville's next mayor by beating three people on the ballot during Tuesday's Municipal Election. Continue reading...

Mustangs Snap Losing Streak

MCDONALD COUNTY HANDS PROVIDENCE 11-1 LOSS...

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County Mustangs scored 11 runs on nine hits to claim an 11-1 win over Rogers (Arkansas) Providence High School Monday at MCHS to snap a three-game losing streak. Continue reading...

Tatum Named An 'Outstanding Missourian'

Subscriber onlyMcDonald County residents have long-known that Jim Tatum is an outstanding Missourian. On Saturday afternoon, the state legislature made it official. Continue reading...

Keeping His Cool With Wood Heat

POULTRY FARMER ESCAPES IMPACT OF HIGH PROPANE PRICES...

Subscriber onlyWhen propane prices spiked at over $5 a gallon this winter, Murphy Biglow didn't freak out despite having almost 100,000 chickens to keep warm. Continue reading...

Fire Board Expenditures Questioned -- Again

Subscriber onlyExcept for a couple of brief confrontations between opposing factions regarding actions of the board of directors of the Goodman Area Fire District, Tuesday night's meeting was held in accordance with board chairman Jim Morgan's request that the meeting be held with "a little bit of decorum." Continue reading...

Gunther Comes Home

Subscriber onlyHis name is Gunther, but maybe it should be Lassie -- as in Lassie Comes Home because after a 23-day trip, Gunther came home. Continue reading...

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