Letter to Editor: Who Will Be President?
Notwithstanding words uttered by our current president, and no matter what some Americans may think, Donald Trump is qualified to be president. If a peanut farmer from...

Letter to Editor: An Eighth Letter to America
America continues to display the foolishness of Man by trusting in Man rather than God the Creator. Many now foolishly claim that Science proved there is no God. That of...

Letter to Editor: On Behalf of the Galer/Lemons Family
I write this for the Galer/Lemons Family regarding the events of August 1, 2016, at Prairie Mountain in Lockwood. I do not know what has been or is being said on social...

Michael W. Jones Charged In Mount Vernon Homicide
Submitted by Sergeant John H. Lueckenhoff Missouri State Highway Patrol At approximately 9:08 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016, a Mount Vernon police officer was on...

A Lockwood resident voiced their opinion around noon Tuesday by dressing as Spiderman and standing near the 4-way stop in Lockwood with a  sign that reads “Bring Back the REAL Hero’s...the Lockwood Police Department.” City of Lockwood Vote To Disband Police Force
City of Lockwood Board of Aldermen voted Monday, September 19, 2016, at their regular meeting to disband the city police department and contract...

The kindergarten class at Walnut Grove for school year 2016-17. Sent in by Cathy Kelley, secretary at Walnut Grove Elementary. Walnut Grove Class of 2029

Austin Campbell (left) and Blake Moreland (right).Congratulations to Austin Campbell on breaking the state record by catching a 2-pound, 1-ounce white crappie with a trotline on an irrigation pond in Cass County. Harrisonville Angler Catches State Record White Crappie
Submtted by Lucas Bond News Services Coordinator Missouri Department of Conservation The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports...

Thrivent Financial Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to Convoy of Hope
Convoy of Hope received a $50,000 grant from the Thrivent Financial Foundation, based in Minneapolis, Minn. The grant supports the organization's work among those in need...

Pennington Supermarket Awards Prize In Game Of Life Sweepstakes
Submitted by Troy Watts Manager Penningtons Supermarket On Wednesday afternoon, Pennington's Supermarket Manager, Troy Watts, presented an Everton resident with a...

LaRue Lemons accepts a plaque extolling her hard work done for the Lockwood Community. LaRue Lemons Recognized For Years Of Service
Submitted by Amy Schnelle Photo by Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The Lockwood Optimist Club recognized LaRue Lemons for her many devoted...

Lockwood September Days This Weekend
Submitted by Amanda Schnelle On Saturday, September 10, Lockwood will celebrate September Days! Activities begin at 7 a.m. with breakfast being served at the American...

Skeeter the Clown from Culpepper and Merriweather Circus entertains students at Greenfield Elementary. Big Top Circus Coming To Greenfield
By Marlene DeClue Vedette Publisher Skeeter the clown with Culpepper & Merriweather Circus visited in Greenfield Thursday, September 1, 2016, at...

LHS Installs New Scoreboard
Submitted by Bill Rogers Superintendent Lockood Schools The Lockwood R-1 District has installed a new scoreboard on the football field thanks to...

Janssen Coble, right, with Coach Clay Lasater. Coble Signs With Sterling College
The Lockwood athletic department would like to congratulate Janssen Coble on signing his letter of intent to play college football at Sterling...

Greenfield 2016 Wildcats Baseball Team Greenfield Wildcats Take 2nd In District Play
Photo submitted by Cricket Marshall Greenfield advanced District 6 finals when they topped Bronaugh, but lost their bid for the district title...

Stockton Lake Remains High
By Bob Jackson The boat ramp at the Greenfield Access on CC Highway northeast of Greenfield, Missouri, shows the high lake level of Stockton Lake...

Bottom floor of Dade County Courthouse Rain, Flood Hit Dade County
By Bob Jackson With record rain for December, Dade County and Southwest Missouri was hit for over 10 inches of rain causing flooding conditions in...