Editor's Pick: Photo Galleries

A look down Main Street of Graham, MO shows the parade route lined by vendor tents. Food, drinks, games and merchandise were available to the public during the Graham Street Fair on Thursday-Saturday, August 27-29. The parade was on Saturday, August 29.

The “Czech Mate” entry at the First Annual Cardboard Box Regatta on Saturday, August 15, was submitted by the Vodika brothers. All regatta entries were submitted by part-time or full-time Big Lake, MO, residents, but the race was open to non-residents as well.

Approximately 50 people enjoyed the Big Lake Tour of Homes on Saturday, June 20. Trent and Donna Tiemeyer’s home, pictured above, features an inlaid ceiling of maple, pecan, hickory and walnut woods, complemented by inlaid mirrors. The home was built entirely by the Tiemeyer couple.

Fun games were enjoyed by the participants of the Holt County Relay For Life on Saturday night, June 6, on the square in Oregon, MO. A bounce house, dunking booth, and kids’ games entertained the children, while activities on the stage held everyone’s attention throughout the evening. After a live auction and a performance by singer, Mike Stewart, a lively round of the Not So Newlywed Game was played. Pictured above, left to right, Jennifer and Lin Schiermeyer of Oregon try to agree on the questions asked by the emcee, Holly Ray, of Oregon.

Lily Forehand, right, is the 2015 valedictorian of the graduating class at Mound City R-2. Lily received her trophy and chord from Superintendent Ken Eaton, left, during the commencement exercises on Sunday, May 17, in the gymnasium of the school in Mound City. Lily is the daughter of Karl and Laura Forehand.

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