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...

Local Election April 4, 2017 Has Candidates And Issues To Be Voted On
By Bob Jackson Local elections for cities, school boards and county issues are set for Tuesday, April 4, 2017, with voting hours from 6:00 a.m. til 7:00 p.m. Candidates...

Help Those Affected By Wildfires Deadline April 6
Help us fill the semi-trailer by April 6! The Arcola Christian Church (intersection of 39 and Y Hwy) and the Barton County Extension office (801 E 12th, Lamar) will be...

Workers remove the old roof from the Dade County Courthouse. Dade County Courthouse Receives New Roof
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The Dade County Courthouse is receiving a new roof by Cox Roofing of Springfield at a cost of approximately...

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...

Everton PTSO Fall Carnival Friday, October 21
Submitted by Coty Bauer Carnival Chairman 417-366-2861 The Everton PTSO Fall Carnival is right around the corner. This year it will be held on Friday, October 21st in...

Dade County Improvement Group Annual Halloween Festival Saturday,...
The Dade County Improvement Group Annual Halloween Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 22, on the Greenfield City Square. The Washington Lodge #87 gets the day...

Clayton Hawks bottle feeds a calf. Hawks Family Maze Draws Large Crowd
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The Hawks Family Maze, located north of Lockwood, opened Saturday, October 8 and will run Saturday and...

Walnut Grove Boys Win Class 1 State Basketball Title; Girls Finish...
By Bob Jackson Both the boys and girls basketball teams played for the Class 1 State Chmapionships for 2017 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri on 3-11-17. A huge crowd...

Greenfield Wildcats, Taylor Burns, Marcus Wright, Mason Jones, Colin White and Coach Preston Hyde, received post season basketball honors. Photo by Cletis McConnell, Vedette Reporter. Post Season Basketball Honors
By Bob Jackson Class 1 District 5 2017 All District Boys Greenfield: Marcus Wright, Mason Jones, 1st team. Everton: Joey...

Tigers, Front Row (L-R):  Hayden Jeffryes, Ryan Keith, Hunter Gilkey. Back Row (L-R): Coach Darin Meinders, Cole Melton, Logan Thomazin, Dawson Meinders, Jaron Dishman, Kyle Keith, Cory Countryman, Asst. Coach Andrew Stepp, Asst. Coach Bryce Krueger Walnut Grove Takes Girls and Boys District Titles
Submitted by D. McPhail Walnut Grove boys and girls both claimed the District 5 Basketball Championship Thursday night, February 23, which was...

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...