Editor's Pick: Photo Galleries

Mound City R-2 fourth graders, left to right, Gage Knapp and Ava Barnes are having a great time with the “reindeer toothpaste” the class made during the Christmas party on Friday, Dec. 18. Amanda Griffin helped the students conduct the experiment before enjoying snacks provided by the room parents.

Longtime news woman and civic leader, Billie Jo Ripley, right accepts a Holt County Music Hall of Fame award on behalf of her mother, the late Josephine Turney Reynolds. Josephine was one of 20 of the first Holt County Music Hall of Fame inductees. The ceremony was held at the Historic City Hall in Forest City, MO, on Saturday, Nov. 28. Johnny Hall, left, of Forest City presented each recipient or representative of the honoree with a Music Hall of Fame statue.

Businesses in Mound City enjoyed the Halloween holiday on Friday, October 30, by dressing up to greet customers. The Attic - Beauty Barber and Bronzing Bed found Minnie Mouse (Morgan Nauman), left, cuddling up to a scarecrow (Terresa Showalter), right. An avid Royals fan (Tami Loucks) missed the photo opportunity.

The 2015 Holt County Autumn Festival Senior Queen was selected on Wednesday evening, September 9, at the grandstand in Oregon, MO. The 2015 queen is Montana Kunkel, center, daughter of Brian Kunkel and Kathy Holstine of Mound City. The 1st attendant is Maggie Caton, right, daughter of Brian and Lisa Caton of Mound City. The 2nd attendant is Sarah Dudeck, left, daughter of James and Anne Dudeck of Oregon.

The “Hula Girls” performed at the community pep assembly on Friday afternoon, September 4, before the Mound City Panthers’ homecoming game later that evening. Mound City R-2 high school principal, Korey Miles, had all the right moves to go along with his grass skirt and coconut “top”.

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