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Coblentzs Bulk Foods Store Damaged
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter Coblentzs Bulk Foods Store located on Highway 160, between Golden City and Lamar, at the 10 mile corner,...


Greenfield Football Homecoming Queen Hopefuls
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The Greenfield Wildcats will celebrate their annual football homecoming on Friday evening, September 25, 2015,...


The barrel train from Hawks Family Maze Scenes from Lockwood September Days Parade


Mixed Enrollment Figures For Area Schools For 2015 School Year
By Bob Jackson In a survey of seven area schools on school enrollment at the start of the 2015-2016 school year four schools were down in enrollment from May of 2015 and...
MoDot Workers Struck on MO 123
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter A 45-year-old MoDot worker of Springfield was seriously injured Tuesday, September 1, at 10:49 a.m. when he was struck by a northbound...
Lowell Pugh studies some of the wildflowers on Golden Prairie, which he sold to MPF in 1970. Lowell Pugh Honored For Prairie Preservation
By Bob Jackson Golden City native, Lowell Pugh, 83, was honored at a ceremony in Golden City, Missouri, on Saturday August 22, 2015. The event...


Wild Wayne West gets a chance to entertain the crowd. Lockwood Bull Blast Draws A Large Crowd
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The Lockwood Chamber Bull Blast was held at the Lockwood Rodeo Grounds Saturday, August 15, beginning at 8...


Terri Webber and Claudia Mcguire with wild lettuce plant found in the McGuire garden. Webber Identifies Mystery Plant
Terri Webber has positively identified the mystery plant growing in a local garden. Jerry and Claudia McGuire first noticed this plant about a...


Muncy's Sponsored Golf Tournament
Submitted by Lesha Muncy On July 25, 2015, Madelyn Muncy along with Muncys Supermarket and Penningtons Supermarket hosted the Getting in the Swing of Recovery golf...
Top Class Bull Blast
Sumitted by The Lockwood Chamber of Commerce The Lockwood Chamber Bull Blast is back!! The 2015 Bull Blast is presented by Lockwood TRUE VALUE...


OACAC Head Start?Recruitment Underway
OACAC Head Start is now accepting applications for its Head Start program for enrollment beginning in August. Head Start is a high quality preschool/childcare program for...
Vedette Intern Wrote About Dade County People And Places
By Bob Jackson Sarah Bandy, 20, a native of Willow Springs, Missouri and soon to be a junior at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville,...


Left to right: June Huff, SWMOA Director of Community Outreach; Stephanie Richter, Jims daughter; Judy Warren, SWMOA President (hidden behind Stephanie); Gail Whiting, Jims daughter; Katrina Appelquist, Jims daugher; Darlene Appelquist, Jims widow; Katelyn Richter, Jims granddaughter; Babette Terhune, Dade County Senior Center Administrator; Ann Sedge, SWMOA Board member for Dade County; and Kenneth Sedge, Greenfield Board President. Dade County Senior Center Receives The Jim Appelquist Award of...
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter It was standing room only at the Dade County Senior Center Wednesday as the Jim Appelquist Award for...


Cory Webb, right, receives his plaque from Honorable David Munton. Adult Recovery Court Graduation
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter A large crowd gathered in the Dade County Circuit Court Room Tuesday, July 21, at 5 p.m. for the first Dade...


Sign Up For OACAC Back To School Fair!!
It is time to register for the annual Dade County OACAC Back To School Fair. This event is for children who will be in grades K-12 for the 2015-16 school year and includes...