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Hubble’s Thanksgiving Parade
Students at Hubble Elementary got a taste of Thanksgiving break early with their very own Macy’s Thanksgiving Day inspired parade. The event took place on Monday, Nov. 22 with the help of …
Beards and badges
During the holiday season it is common to see bearded men in uniform, but they typically go by the name Santa Claus. The Marshfield Justice Center has visitors questioning who’s wearing the …
Goodbye Black Friday?
Large crowds, cold weather and discounts that cannot be beat. Many shoppers find themselves wrapped around corporate stores and businesses the day after Thanksgiving. For some, the discounts justify …
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Thanksgiving at Webster

Webster Elementary is making read-alouds more interactive and making students really think about the focus skills each week of the school year.  The latest few books have set the scene for …

Cowboy Santa visits Elkland Lion Club

Cowboys and chili beans typically go hand in hand, but what about in the hands of Santa Claus? The Elkland Lions Club will be hosting a Chili Cook Off on Dec 4 at 5pm. The club will receive a visit …

Marshfield Alderman prepare for 2022 budget and more

With new year just around the corner, Marshfield Alderman gathered on Monday evening, Nov. 22 to discuss current finances, potential growth and possible items in the 2022 budget. The meeting …

Hola México 

To travel or not to travel. That is the question for couples like my husband and I. We love to travel, however, COVID-19 put a damper on that like many things.  Turquoise waters, white sand …

Hunters share opening weekend harvests

Good things come to those who wait. However, Marshfield native, Tara Hunget was not convinced while bundled up at 6 a.m. on opening day, Nov.13.  Between the chatter of her teeth and the wind …

MHS class becomes career stepping stone 

The path to success does not always begin in college lecture halls or graduate schools, some begin in high school classrooms. Craig Hurst, language art instructor at Marshfield High School, is …

Shop Seymour 

Every small purchase makes a big difference, and the Community Development for the City of Seymour is working hard to make sure local businesses feel that difference.  The holiday season is …
Local Sports
History made for Wildcats Soccer
Logan-Rogersville boys soccer team played Excelsior Springs Nov. 13 in a quarterfinal game. The team went into double overtime, eventually lossing 2-3 due to penalty kicks. Though the loss was …
The season of giving
Blankets and socks are on the Marshfield Crusaders wish list. The team will accept donations from Nov. 10 to Dec. 10. The blanket and sock drive is part of the baseball program’s mission to be …
Nunn makes the cut for top 100 list
Marshfield’s own Bailee Nunn has been selected as one of College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association’s (CSCAA’s) 100 greatest swimmer and divers of the past century. The …
State ends Strafford volleyball season
The Lady Indians ended the season with a 30-4-3 record. Its final game was played against Blair Oaks for the Class 3 State Championship on Nov. 5.    “We were so proud of our …
Area Basketball Preview
  Strafford Lady Indians Coming off a 21-7 record last season and ending its season in the Final Four for the Class three state tournament, the Lady Indians are preparing for the new …
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Opinion
I haven’t penned an opinion piece in a while and to be quite frank – it’s because I’m not sure what to say.  Everybody has heard the saying – Everyone you meet …
Just like any profession, there are days where I find myself questioning how on earth I found myself on this career path. I wanted to be a doctor. *Cue laughs* Actually, I didn’t take a …
It’s hard to believe that my stay here at the Marshfield Mail has come to an end with school starting back up soon. I enjoyed working here… I was able to share moments and places in amazing …
Compared to Missouri itself, Marshfield’s girls basketball program is quite young. Its inaugural season was just 1975. It cannot be omitted, though, when talking about the Show-Me State and …
Pit Bulls are declared presumptively dangerous in Marshfield and I am somewhat to blame. I recall the city made this declaration due to the information available at the time (2017).  Law officers …
Schools
Webster County children are back to school this week and social media has been flooded with photos documenting the start of the semester. Kindergartener Laiken Gardner had a special send-off from a …
Local parents share a glimpse into the first day of school for districts across Webster County. From the very first day of Kindergarten to celebrating the final start of the school year for the 2022 Senior Class – enjoy this collection and share if you see a familiar face!
A starting pay increase was among the subjects of interest from the most recent Logan-Rogersville Board of Education meeting held June 30. The move was made to add $1,200 to base pay for teachers …
When problems arise in Fordland, Mo, most residents would call City Hall or the Police Department… however, on Wednesday, June 9 they were calling on a citizen for help. When a large Prairie King …
Students signed up for the Marshfield summer school triathlon program are staying cool at the pool twice a week while they practice for their big event. The class will take part in a triathlon on …
Business
They have hosted several community outreach events over the years, but every Friday they meet at the Common Grounds Coffee and Cafe in Strafford. It's all part of what Kat Williams calls "Farming …
The Phillips Media Group, the company that publishes The Marshfield Mail, has announced the launch of a small business marketing grant program to help local businesses continue advertising during …
High Prairie Cattle of Marshfield is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization, headquartered in Saint Joseph. The American Angus …
Shane Freeman of Paradise, Texas, is the winner of an Orscheln Outdoors TM 44-Gun Safe.The giveaway was part of a Grow Rewards promotion that ran during the 2019 holiday season. Customers were …
Jeff and Sue Stokes, Jamie Stokes, Ryan and Danyelle Stokes, Kayle and Jason Poznick and Morgan Young gave a walk-in shower to Doyle and Betty Stokes for Christmas. It took a few days to get it …
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