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  • 11/19/2014 - 16:25

  • The National Honor Society induction ceremony for Mound City R-2 students - Was held Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the State Theater in Mound City, MO. Pictured above are the recipients of the honor. Back Row (left to right): Chandler Wilson, Chanse Hollis, Hunter Holstine, Taylor Coker, Jessica Johnson, Emily Wedlock, Montana Kunkel, Hayden Marrs. Front Row (left to right): Kendey Eaton, Ashley Tudor, Lena Ashford, Hillary Russell, Kenzie Ashford, Rebecca Wheeler, Lily Forehand.
    11/19/2014 - 14:58

  • The cast of the school play, The Pitch, at Craig R-3 high school - Takes a break from the final stages of rehearsal on Monday evening, November 10. Pictured seated, left to right, are Dylon Faller, Jocelyn Clayton, Ryan Long, Deanna Clayton, Jessie Nowling, Chandler Monroe and Kelsey Wilcox. Standing are Pantera Womeldorff, left, and Kyleigh Panning, right. Not pictured are Blake Bradley and Hailey Bomar. The performance will be Saturday, November 15, at 7 p.m.
    11/12/2014 - 16:34

  • The Mound City Lady Panthers placed fifth at the Missouri Class 1 State Cross-Country Meet - At the Oak Hills Golf Center course in Jefferson City, MO, on Saturday, November 8. After placing 11th as a team in last year’s state event, Mound City Coach Ken Eaton is very proud of this year’s finish. He said, “The team finished in fifth place just 10 seconds/22 points from a trophy!” Mound City’s total team time of 1:56:27.67 posted an average of 23:17.54 per runner. Last year’s total time was 2:00:13.23, an average of 24:02.65 per runner. Fifth place team members are pictured, left to right, Jocelyn Clayton, Deanna Clayton, Jessica Johnson, Lily Forehand, Kendey Eaton, Joeigh Eaton and Adrienne Messer.
    11/12/2014 - 16:32
  • 11/08/2014 - 10:29

  • St. Joseph (Mo.) Fire Department arson dog Phoenix welcomes pats from Mound City R-2 elementary students at the school gym on Wednesday morning, Oct. 15.
    10/22/2014 - 10:06
  • 10/16/2014 - 09:10

  • Mound City junior Kendey Eaton runs through the rain during the Rock Port Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 30, in Rock Port, Mo. Eaton took first place, leading her team to victory.
    10/14/2014 - 12:30
  • 10/09/2014 - 15:53

  • Mound City Elementary School student Maycee Jo Crider, right, beams at Mound City, Mo., Fire Chief J.R. Rother, left, as she pushes a button that lowers the ladder from the top of the fire truck during Fire Prevention Week in this archival photo from 2013.
    10/07/2014 - 16:16

  • One of Miles Loucks’ monster pumpkins is shown here at the B.K. Pumpkin Patch in Mound City, Mo., on Thursday, Sept. 25.
    09/30/2014 - 11:45
  • 09/23/2014 - 16:47

  • Craig freshman Ryan O’Riley drips gas on a fire during the University of Missouri Extension Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day in Corning, Mo., on Friday, Sept. 19.
    09/23/2014 - 16:46

  • Vicente Soto, an exchange student from Santiago, Chile, studies chemistry homework at Mound City R-2.
    09/17/2014 - 09:54
  • 08/22/2014 - 09:41

Editor's Pick: Photo Galleries


Paige Buckminster of Maitland, MO, is all smiles - With her 8-point buck shot on opening day of firearm deer season, Saturday, Nov. 15. This is Paige’s first trophy.

John Ingram of Mound City, right - Was honored with a membership into the Waterfowlers’ Hall of Fame at the Sportsman’s Dinner in Mound City on Saturday evening, November 8. Also pictured is John’s nephew, Chris Owens, left.

Nineteen veterans salute during the playing of “Taps” at the Veterans’ Day assembly - Held at Mound City, MO, in the gymnasium of Mound City R-2 on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Individual recognition was given to each attending veteran, naming their rank and time spent in service as well as any wars or conflicts involved in during that time. All elementary students then sang “The Veterans’ Day Song” while performing sign language of the lyrics.

A ghoul with only thumbs for fingers swings ominously across Alexis Whitham’s front porch in Mound City on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Skip Laukemper of Fort Myers, Fla., picks Norton grapes for Windy Winery the morning of the Great Northwest Wine Fest in Mound City, Mo., on Saturday, Sept. 27. Mound City R-2 volleyball players and members of the Craig R-3 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) assisted.

A rodeo clown, left, gets ready to signal a mutton bustin’ rider, right, at the Graham Rodeo at the Dakota Bronc Sisk rodeo grounds in Barnard, Mo., on Saturday, Aug. 9.

Jay Stover holds up his catch at the First Annual Fishing Derby on Big Lake (Mo.) on Saturday, July 19. Stover caught 20 pounds of fish and was one of 17 entries.

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