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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...


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,...


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...


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...
Kay Means cuts the ribbon. Rader’s Store Celebrates 80 Years In Business
Submitted by Rader’s Store Pictures by Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter A celebration was held on March 12, 2018, at Rader's Store in Lockwood,...


Looking north from Mercy Clinic New Sidewalks Completed In Lockwood
By Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter The new sidewalks in Lockwood from Casey’s on 10th Street to Mercy Clinic on 15th and then over to the...


Five Lockwood Tiger Football Players Sign To Play College Football...
Submitted by Bob Jackson At the Lockwood High School library on Thursday, March 15, 2018, before their familes teammates and coaches, five...


Walnut Grove Boys Advance To State Tiger Girls Upset By Wheatland
By Bob Jackson The Walnut Grove boys basketball team blitzed Lakeland 87-66 in quarterfinal play in Class 1 action in Clinton, Missouri, on Saturday, March 3, 2018 and...
City of Lockwood Issues On April Ballot
Submitted by Barb Shaw Clerk City of Lockwood After careful consideration, the Lockwood Board of Aldermen placed a measure on the ballot to seek voter approval to sell...
Marlene chats with some well-wishers. Marlene DeClue’s Retirement Reception Draws Big Crowd
By Bob Jackson Photos by Cletis McConnell Vedette Reporter Friends of Marlene DeClue and the owners of the Vedette and the Lake Stockton...


Local Public Safety Communications Professional Completes APCO...
Submitted by Lori Sneed Director Dade County 911 Cheryl Konarski from Dade County Emergency Services in Greenfield, Missouri, recently graduated...


Dade County Sheriff Help Wanted