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Goodman Aldermen Vote To Condemn Property

Subscriber onlyAldermen, at the May 15 regular city council meeting in Goodman, voted to take steps against the Shauna Landess' property, agreeing to bid out the demolition of the property. Bid notices have been placed in the McDonald County Press and Neosho Daily News. Those notices will be published for several weeks until the June 19 council meeting. Continue reading...

Summer Reading Program Kicks Off June 2

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County Library's Summer Reading Program will feature activities for all ages. Continue reading...

Cookie BOOKie Club A Sweet Success

Subscriber onlyIt's a kid's dream -- reading a book while eating some cookies. Continue reading...

Volunteers To Unveil 'Stories Of Military Service'

Subscriber onlyVolunteers organizing a veterans exhibit didn't expect to become emotional while seeing the project through. But when they saw the 113 framed black and white photos, each lovingly staged on an individually quilted piece of fabric, the project took on a life of its own to stand as a stark, yet poignant, reminder of the sacrifices McDonald County veterans have made throughout the years. Continue reading...

Friends -- Charitable Organization.

Subscriber only"Friends" was created as a charitable organization in 2008, with the purpose of helping the unmet needs of children in foster care in Newton and McDonald counties. It helps children and families at risk or in crisis by receiving and distributing limited financial and material donations and providing volunteer aid to the Department of Social Services in Anderson. Continue reading...

Historical Society Plans Launch of Museum Season

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County Historic Courthouse and Museum opening will take place on Saturday, May 26, with a variety of activities for all ages. Continue reading...

Community To Display Quilts This Weekend

Subscriber onlyThe Bunker Hill Community Club will host the annual "Quilt Show and More" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 19, and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, at the Pineville Community Center. Continue reading...

'Fairy Godmother' Heads Up Effort To Help Teens

Subscriber onlySusan Fickle was knee-deep in handing out tuxes and fitting a girl in a prom dress when she got the call she was going to be honored for her volunteer work. Continue reading...

City Council Takes Steps To Promote Tax Levy, First Friday, Dog Ordinance

Subscriber onlyThe Noel Betterment Association is hoping to join efforts with the city of Noel to build a new community park. Continue reading...

Homesteaders Stake Claim To Simpler Life

Subscriber onlyHomesteading isn't for everyone, but Josh and Amie Parsons are enjoying a much simpler life. Continue reading...

Homesteader's Blog Launch Will Teach Others About Simple Lifestyle

Subscriber onlyFrom baking its own bread to striving to live debt-free, the Parsons Family of Goodman is living out its dream of homesteading. And, the family's back-to-basics lifestyle has attracted the attention of others who want to know more. Continue reading...

Local Emergency Planning Committee Plans For Future

Subscriber onlyAnnual funding will boost the Local Emergency Planning Committee's budget by almost $20,000 and local officials want to utilize those funds to possibly purchase training equipment. Continue reading...

Goodman Officials Exploring Options For Wastewater Problems

Subscriber onlyGoodman officials plan to have smoke-testing and rate-evaluation studies conducted to explore fixing some wastewater issues in town. Continue reading...

Goodman Considering Use Tax To Improve Infrastructure

Subscriber onlyGoodman officials are hoping to be able to place an option to vote on a use tax on the April 2019 ballot. Continue reading...

Goodman City Council Approves Tasers For Police Force

Subscriber onlyThe Goodman City Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted to purchase a taser package to give additional tools to the police force. Continue reading...

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