SLIDESHOW: Lamar wins Class 2 title
Lamar took the Class 2 state football championship with a 69 - 41 win over Blair Oaks at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
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Red Oak II: Lowell Davis’ ‘dream, art, love’ and final resting place
The collection of buildings would become a town (though he didn’t intend for it to, and it has never been officially recognized either by the U.S. Postal Service or the state of Missouri).
Lost Red Sox title ring returned by Yankees fan
A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.
Public awareness is challenge for Carthage bond proposal
If there is a challenge facing a Carthage wastewater bond issue on the August election ballot, it may be spreading the message to voters.
Explore: Against the current
Along the lower Buffalo River in Arkansas lie 29 miles that may be as isolated as any left in the Ozarks, perhaps the Midwest.
Our view: 'Yes' on 7
Opponents of Amendment 7 say this: “Missouri families are already hard pressed to pay their bills during this period of slow economic recovery.”
Anti-landfill group seeks grand jury probe
As more than 200 people filed into Riverton High School on Sunday to attend an anti-landfill group meeting, many stopped to sign a petition asking the Cherokee County District Court to summon a grand jury to investigate how land was acquired by the city of Galena for a proposed landfill.
VIDEO: Noel strongman advances on talent show
The past week has been busier than normal for Noel resident J.D. Anderson. Members of the production crew for NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” told him they have shot more footage of him than of other contestants for the next episode. “They said I have the busiest schedule of anyone this week,” Anderson told the Globe in a phone interview Friday. “There’s so many fun things you can do with B-roll as a strongman.”
Women's league offers practice, social opportunities for gun owners
The objective for some is to improve their skills for target or competitive shooting, the league's website says. Others, while wanting to improve their skills, also are interested in aspects of self-defense.
Money clouds farm fight
For much of the summer, while the campaign surrounding “right to farm” has been focused on its impact on “small, family farmers,” the bulk of the money pouring into the fight has come from big agriculture interests.
Train crash a century ago among area’s worst disasters
Burk Johnson had been threshing wheat near Joplin when his newlywed son and daughter-in-law picked him up and took him to Joplin’s Union Depot to catch the evening train home to Neosho.
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