Local News

Sports Scoreboard For Nov. 29, 2018
High school boys and girls basketball has begun. Seven tournaments this week. We will know after November 24 who will be playing in the Class1 thru 5 state football...
Lockwood Aldermen Choose New Health Insurance Provider
Employees of the city of Lockwood will soon have a new health insurance provider, following a vote of the board of aldermen during their Nov. 19 meeting. Following...
Michael Welker Welker Now Everton Police Chief
There’s a new constable on patrol in Everton, as Michael Welker has taken on the role of police chief for the southeast Dade County community....


Greenfield School Board Discusses Four-Day Weeks
Among the issues discussed by the Greenfield R-IV School District Board of Education during their lengthy Nov. 20 meeting was the recurrent issue of transitioning to a...
the t-shirt given to all participants in the Lockwood Turkey Trot on Thursday, November 22, courtesy of Prairie Mountain Screenin Dade County Holds Two Turkey Trots Thanksgiving Day
By Bob Jackson Reporter Dade County residents did not have to go to Springfield or Joplin to take part in Turkey Trot Run and Walk races on...


Front row, Contessa Lakey, Lexi Lakey, Shane Lakey and Chris Collins. Back row, Asst coach Allen Wilson, Libby Lakey, Carter Lakey, Coach Megan Lenzinger and Dadeville Athletic Director Brent Roundtree. (Submitted Photo) Dadeville Bearcat Lakey Signs To Play College Basketball At Evangel
Lexi Lakey, a senior at Dadeville High School, signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, in...


Gulick is All State
Bethany Gulick, senior, Miller, was chosen for the Class 1 All State Volleyball Team. (Photo by Dalene Mitchell)


La'Jai Faucett Local Children Named Children’s Miracle Network Ambassadors
While Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) photographers snapped picture after picture, three-year-old Hawke grinned and laughed without an ounce of...


Dade County Health Department Recognized in State Magazine
The Dade County Health Department was recently featured in a statewide publication of the #HealthierMO Initiative, which seeks to publicize success...


The new tree this year during its inaugural lighting Saturday, November 17, 2018. Lockwood Annual Merchant Sale Brings Tidings of Comfort And Joy
From Penny White Lockwood Chamber of Commerce Saturday, November 17 – it’s 60 degrees after the season’s first snow – let’s have a party! The...


Items Stolen From Boone Homestead Recovered in Everton Raid
About $14,000 in stolen property was recovered the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 14, from a location in the 200 block of Church Street in Everton, following the execution of a...
Announcement: Kick-Off Meeting for Greenfield 4-H Program Nov. 19
A kick-off meeting for a new 4-H program centered in Greenfield will be held 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, in the Dade County University of Missouri Extension offices at 2 N....
Free 'Come-N-Dine' Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 22 in Lockwood
From Shirley Mitchell The 15th annual “Come-N-Dine” dinner will be held Thanksgiving Day, November 22, at noon for anyone who would like to join...


Dadeville Baptist Church Annual Veterans Day Celebration
The Dadeville Baptist Church held their annual Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, November 8, honoring local veterans with a lunch served by the...


Packed bleachers honor veterans at Lockwood's Veterans Day assembly. Thank You For Your Service
Greenfield Schools Honor Veterans Greenfield schools students and members of the community braved the snowy weather to attend the Greenfield...