Correction
In the Election Update article in The Vedette on 1-14-16, the correct name of the candidate running for City Council in Lockwood should have been Ricky Gastel not Vicki...

2016 Election Update
By Bob Jackson Filings for city, village, school board posts and county board positions have opened and will close on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. Local...

Local Election April 7, 2015 Recap
By Bob Jackson Very few Dade County voters went to the polls on Tuesday April 7, 2015, voting on local elections issues and positions. The exception was in the Everton...

Adrian Shea Garner
Adrian Shea Garner, age 37, of La Russell, Missouri, passed away at 11:28 a.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2016, as the result of a logging accident. ...

Beverly Patrick
Beverly Patrick, age 62, of Ash Grove, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on February 7, 2016. She was born in Springfield, Missouri, to Hubert...

Death Notices February 11, 2016
William Guild Appleby William Guild Appleby, age 91, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, formerly of Edwards, Missouri, passed away at 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at the...

 Filling their plates in the lunch line Miller Lions Fish Fry
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The Miller Lions Club held another monthly fish fry on Saturday, January 2, with many coming from far and...

 The crew celebrates wrapping the production after an all-night shoot. photo by Greg Ephraim That's a Wrap for "The Weight"
Submitted by - Jena Rennier After 20 days of production, hundreds of hours of footage, many sleepless nights, deer season, 20 degree weather,...

 Judy Marotzke, 303 Chestnut Street Lockwood Homes Tour Scheduled
Article by Pam Allen Photos by Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The Lockwood Homes Tour will be held Sunday, December 13, 2015 and is put on by...

Greenfield Funeral Chapel Makes Upgrades
An upgrade has been made at the Greenfield Funeral Chapel with a new handicap ramp and a wider display of headstones in the back. photos by Cletis...

Tammy Stafford, left, store manager, with Michael Rodrock, lead sales associate Miller’s Dollar General, Tops In Nation
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter Miller’s Dollar General store has been open only a short time but has drawn much recognition in being named...

Kim Kinder, president of GACC, welcomes everyone to the banquet. Greenfield Area Chamber Of Commerce Annual Meeting Big Success
Article by Bob Jackson and Patty Bair Photos by Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The 15th annual Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce Annual...

Queen Noble, second from left front, with her court and attendees Miss Noble Foster Crowned Lockwood 2016 Basketball Homecoming Queen
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The Lockwood High School gymnasium was packed Friday night, February 5, 2016, as the Tigers played host to...

Queen Bre Smith and her court. photo by Cheryl Konarski Everton Basketball Homecoming
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter It was standing room only in the Everton High School gymnasium Friday night, January 29, 2016, as the Tigers...

Homecoming court:  (l to r):  Juniors Chassidy Lugeanbeal and Jayse Muncy, sophomores Lauryn Muncy and Skylor Horton, seniors Kaylie Sappington and Zeb Medley, freshmen Haley Lowry and Noah Malboeuf, flower girl Claire McGee, and crown bearer Payton Crawford. photos courtesy of Lou Ann Sappington Miss Kaylie Sappington Crowned Dadeville Homecoming Queen
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The Dadeville High School gymnasium was packed Friday night, January 29, 2016, as the Bearcats played host...

Letter To The Editor: Stronger Schools for a Stronger Lockwood...
Twenty five years have passed since Lockwood voters last approved an increase in the operating levy of the Lockwood R-I school district. In the quarter-century since June...

Letter To Editor: Response To Published Letter
Dear Mrs. Carrier: In reviewing your note to the board thanking them for re-instating the FACS program, there are some things you state that are not accurate. I would like...

Letter to the Editor:Lockwood FACS Classes Eliminated
I, Carolyn Carrier, would like to address the issue of Lockwood R1 School Board eliminating the Family and Consumer Science Curriculum (FACS) and FCCLA in the high...