On A Mission 2015 is a group of young people and adult leaders from the Mound City First Christian Church that travels near and far on missions of labor and faith. Sunday through Friday, July 26-31, the group returned to an area in Oklahoma where it had served in 2013.
Schools in the area closed their doors for the summer in late May. The students walked out with plans to swim, ride bikes, travel with family and sleep late. Teachers shut the grade books and made plans for a full summer break.
During the seventh week of the Summer Reading Program at the Mound City Public Library, on Tuesday, July 14, Dr. Amber Brown-Keebler of the Northwest Health Services clinic in Mound City brought her doctor’s bag to show the children how a doctor can be a “hero” to a sick patient.
Outstanding middle school students from across the United States will take part in an extraordinary leadership development experience, the 2015 Junior National Young Leaders’ Conference (JrNYLC), an Envision program.
The eleven contestants of the 2015 Miss Fourth of July Queen competition sat in a booth during tea at the White Rose Restaurant in Mound City, Mo., on Friday, July 3. One by one, each girl passed through the restaurant to meet one-on-one with three anonymous judges.