Lily Grant and Eryn Acton, recent graduates of Mound City R-2, had said goodbye to high school at the start of summer, but Saturday morning, June 21, found the two manning a bake sale and lemonade stand in front of Mound City Thriftway. The goal: to raise money to attend the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) national competition in Nashville, Tenn.
The Mound City Rural Firemen’s Kids’ Pedal Pull on Friday, July 4, drew 56 strong contestants. With tractors and sleds from Pedal Stompers, owned by the Duane and Betty Dudley family of Platte City, Mo., pullers pedaled into the following places:
The nine contestants of the 2014 Miss Fourth of July Queen competition sat in a booth during tea at the White Rose Restaurant in Mound City, Mo., on Thursday, July 3. One by one, each girl passed through the restaurant to meet one-on-one with three anonymous judges.
Tori Peters, left, and Shailea Panning, right, both of Mound City, take a breath after swimming underwater during the first day of swimming lessons with the American Red Cross on Monday morning, June 23.