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Lockwood City Clerk Barb Routledge administers the oath of office to incoming Alderman Chris Hanson at the April 11 meeting of the Lockwood Board of Aldermen. (Photo by James McNary) Aldermen Vote To Raise Rates After Electric System Sale...
by James McNary Articles Editor The Lockwood Board of Aldermen voted to raise residential electric rates charged by the city’s utility following...


Elementary students Zoe Terry, daughter of Diane and Patrick Terry; Liam Prince, son of Megan Wilson and Ricky Prince; Hunter Russell, son of Stephanie and Shawn Russell; and Parker Mayhew, son of Brianne and Kody Mayhew, wait in line to mail their letters. High school students helping to supervise are (from front to back) are: Alyssa Kelty, Autumn Phillips, Trenton Wilson, Madelyn Tyler, Ashley Benson, K.C. Paige, Lauren Jones, Harley Stapp. Greenfield Preschoolers Mail Letters To Soldiers
Preschool students at Greenfield Elementary and members of the high school National Honor Society teamed up to send letters from home to soldiers...


Greenfield Kindergarten Parent Night April 19
The Greenfield Kindergarten Parent Night is set for April 19, beginning at 6 p.m. Parents and incoming 2018-19 Greenfield kindergartners will meet first in the elementary...
School Proposition Passes, Mayoral Candidate Declines Position In...
by James McNary Articles Editor Perhaps the two biggest results of the April 3 elections for Miller were the passage of Proposition K.I.D.S for the R-II school district...
Low Number Of Voters Turned Out For April 3 Election
By Bob Jackson Area muncipal elections were held on Tuesday, April 3, for local offices on the ballot and issues involving money but very few voters turned out to vote....
the Thorn family: front (L-R) - Christopher Kemp and Zachary Thorn, back - Christmas Thorn and Danny Thorn. Fundraiser for Danny Thorn April 14
by James McNary Articles Editor The Greenfield First Christian Church will be hosting a fish fry and silent auction April 14 fundraiser to raise...


McNary Joins The Vedette
From Staff Reports With the retirement of local news legend Cletis McConnell, readers of the Vedette will be seeing another new name in the paper,...


Backroads of So. Greenfield by Carmen Hargis Baker
Editor's Note: Due to technology and its unreliability, Carmen's column didn't make it in The Vedette on April 5, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience. Birthdays:...
Benefit Fish Fry and Auction
On April 14, the Greenfield First Christian Church will be hosting a benefit fish fry and auction in the church activity building and parking lot across from the high...
And they’re off! Last one out’s a rotten… oh, yeah - hopefully not. Easter Egg Hunt Held Saturday in Greenfield
From Staff Reports Photos by Bob Jackson The 15th annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Dade County Men’s Civic Club was held Saturday afternoon...


Cletis McConnell Retires From Vedette
By Bob Jackson Cletis McConnell, longtime reporter and photo man for The Vedette newspaper in Greenfield, Missouri, retired on Friday, March 30....


The Greenfield Vedette Welcomes Gina Langston
While she’s definitely happy for the opportunity to return to her roots, Gina Langston is even more excited to help The Vedette and local...


Around Here store. New Business Opens In Miller
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter A new business is now open on Main Street in Miller, Missouri. Liz Hunt opens Around Here in the former...


The new addition is on the west end of the library. Photo by Cletis McConnell, Vedette Reporter. Marian Leola Winn Hobbs Children and Youth Room Opens
Submitted by LaNita Hackney Dade County Library Saturday, March 17, 2018, Dade County Library officially opened its new wing, Marian Leola Winn...


To The Voters Of Dade County
We would like to take this opportunity to inform the voters of Dade County about an upcoming election ballot issue. In April of 2017, the voters of Dade County passed the...
Dade County Sheriff Help Wanted