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Combined efforts to fight Elkland fire
Combined efforts to fight Elkland fire By Alyssa Andrews alyssaa@marshfieldmail.com On June 16, a devastating fire destroyed a property in the township of Elkland, MO. Located off of MO- 38, …
Saved by the Siren
Saved by the SirenBy John “J.T.” Jones johnj@marshfiledmail.com On June 13, Strafford received a much-needed upgrade to its weather alert system. The city has purchased and installed …
Go Go Nostalgia
Go Go Nostalgia!By John “J.T.” Jones johnj@marshfiledmail.com "It's Morphin Time", the first time I heard this phrase and saw what followed I was hooked. Power Rangers is a franchise …
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Local News

Roundup: replacing flooring for seniors

“Built in 1977, the Fordland Senior Housing Authority has 16 apartments that house low-income seniors age 62+ or have a medical disability,” explained Bill Gdanitz, administrator for …

A tree of hope

It seems like these days anytime the news is on, there is coverage about some type of shooting or another. Not even a month ago, people across the nation were shook as news of the Uvalde school …

Marshfield man earns high honor

The Webster County Food pantry was packed last Friday, June 17 with volunteers of the food pantry and politicians. Easily over 30 people were crowded into the food distribution room, all eagerly …

Electricity conservation plea leads to discussion about our electric future

Last week the residents of Webster County were abuzz after a post was made from Webster Electric Cooperative’s Facebook page. “Due to unseasonably high temperatures, members of Webster …

The Missouri Cherry Blossom Festival Auxiliary

The Missouri Cherry Blossom Festival Auxiliary recently held their final meeting of the 2022 Cherry Blossom season on May 21st at the Webster County Library. The meeting was an appreciation …

Show-Me Jobs in Marshfield

June 8 was a wonderful day full of opportunity! Located at the Webster Electric Cooperative at 120 Vivian St, a job fair featuring 11 different companies was held. Attending the event included …

Loose Change at Hidden Waters

The week leading up to June 12, residents and commuters may have noticed signs with “Hunter the Owl” indicating the production of “Music in the Park.” This local event …
Local Sports
100 Goals to end the Soccer Season
The Lady Soccer Jays wrapped up a successful season this past week with an exciting accomplishment by Sophmore Calli Watson. At the game against Fair Grove on May 10, Watson scored her 100th goal of …
Jays ruffle feathers at Big 8 
Van Halen’s “Jump” echoed throughout Mt. Vernon stadium during the final moments of the Big 8 Conference Championship on May 3. The ’80’s classic also made for a …
Blue Jays represent at Special Olympics
The clanking of hard earned medals rang throughout the Marshfield High School (MHS) hallways on the morning of April 28. Just the day before, eight MHS athletes traveled to Clever, MO to represent at …
Blue Jays raising the standard 
In one weeks time, the Marshfield High School (MHS) Track and Field team competed in three meets all across the Ozarks, proving their dedication and commitment to the sport.  The teams soared …
Lady Jays Dominate at Marshfield Invitational
Marshfield Lady Soccer Jays brought the competition to its home turf at the Marshfield Invitational. Four teams attended the tournament; Stover, Cassville, Fair Grove and Marshfield. Marshfield took …
Blue Jays finish third at Marshfield Invitational
The Blue Jay golf team got to swing on its home course Tuesday, April 8 at the Marshfield Invitational. With large gusts of wind and soggy conditions, the team trudged through, placing …
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Opinion
Ever since announcing my return to The Marshfield Mail as a staff writer, the response from my friends and “fans” in the community has been overwhelming. For those who don’t follow …
I’ve endured some of my most life-quaking moments in the last year and it’s taken a toll on my mental health. While most would never suspect riffs in my personal life, it’s …
Spring is a time for growth… Growth for the fields, for the Marshfield Mail and for me personally. My life’s greatest joy for the past few years have been this paper, so I would like our …
My husband and I were entrusted with the family farm this past weekend, managing over 600 acres and close to 150 beef cows. I thought it sounded like a daunting chore due to the fact that it takes …
Just got back from a meeting at the school about instituting the four-day week. I estimate perhaps 30 adults were present. Such a radical move brings all kinds of questions to mind. Why would a …
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!
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 …
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 …
Business
Deanna Moore has been selected as the new publisher of the Phillips Media weekly group in southwest Missouri. Moore will be in charge of the daily newspaper operations for the Marshfield Mail, …
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 …
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