Skip to content

Area News

Miss Clark County Competition To Be Held Sunday

By Mike Scott The Miss Clark County and Miss Clark County Outstanding Teen Competitions will be held on Sunday, October 17, in the Edna Seyb Gymnasium at the Clark County Middle School. Both are preliminary competitions for the Miss Missouri and Miss American organizations. The competition will start at 6:00pm. Doors may open earlier if…

Read More

Brookfield Tops Clark County 40-8

There were glimmers of hope for Clark County Indian fans during Friday night’s CCC matchup with Brookfield. Clark County had nearly twice as many yards on offense as their previous two games combined. And the defense stopped Brookfield in scoring position a couple times, in addition to stopping several two-point conversions. Brookfield drove 69 yards…

Read More

Nelson CCC Cross Country Champ

Ethan Nelson won the Clarence Cannon Conference crown with a strong performance at the CCC Meet on Tuesday, October 5. Nelson’s time of 18:24.3 earned him the title. Other Indian times were: 22nd-Landon Arnold, 21.43.5 24th-Colin Nichols, 21:54.3 28th-Parker Harrison, 22:34.7 32nd-Isaiah Hardin, 23:47.0 38th-Gavin Schuetz, 25:23.1 41st-Landon Toolate, 25:45.1 42nd-Carter Plenge, 26:43.8 46th-Brayden Thompson,…

Read More

MO Highway Commission Hears Plans From MoDOT to Expand Efforts on Lettered Routes

During a special workshop held following the September meeting of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, MoDOT officials and the commissioners discussed proposals related to asset management and investment in low volume and minor roads. MoDOT Assistant to the Chief Engineer Eric Schroeter highlighted efforts by the Commission to expand funding for asset management, noting…

Read More

CCR-1 Drops Mask Mandate, Adopts “Test To Stay In School” Approach

By Mike Scott No more masks. At least for now. The Clark County R-1 School Board voted Tuesday evening to drop their classroom mask mandate, starting immediately.  Currently, there are only six active cases of COVID-19 in Clark County. “Statewide, the numbers are looking good,” said Clark County Health Department Administrator Evelena Sutterfield.  “We did…

Read More

Tough Week For Lady Indians

Clark County At Canton The Clark County Lady Indians outhit Canton in their Monday, September 27 road contest, but it wasn’t enough to lift them to victory. The Lady Indians went down in order in the first inning, with a pair of strikeouts and a fly ball. Canton would score a run on a walk,…

Read More

Indians Fall To 1-5

The Clark County Indians suffered their fifth straight loss of the 2021 season on the road at Palmyra on Friday evening, October 1. The Panthers scored on their opening possession to take a 7-0 lead with 9:26 on the clock in the first quarter. An onside kick gave Palmyra the ball again, and less than…

Read More

Most Bands Ever At 30th Annual Parade Of Champions

The 30th Annual Parade of Champions marching band and field show competition, sponsored by the Clark County R-1 Fine Arts Boosters, will be held Saturday, October 9, 2021 in Kahoka, Missouri. “We are very excited about Parade of Champions this year. There are 25 bands in our parade competition and 16 for the field show,”…

Read More

Local Bankers Oppose Biden Administration Proposal

Proposal Requires Banks To Report Transactions Over $600 to IRS By Mike Scott, NEMOnews Media Group If a Biden administration proposal is adopted by Congress as part of the budget reconciliation package, financial institutions would be required to report more information on the accounts of everyday Americans to the Internal Revenue Service. The goal of…

Read More

In Sickness and In Health

By Mike Scott In sickness and in health. Over the past six weeks, Shelby and Dan McAfee of Kahoka have had those words of their marriage vows put to the test. Shelby grew up in Memphis, and Dan is originally from Kahoka. They met at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, and have been married…

Read More