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On July 15th, members of various middle and high school golfers, including some of the Marshfield High Boys and Girls Golf team, participated in the Bryan Properties Junior Professional and Amateur …
Learn How to be Self-Relient
The past few years have made people realize they need to be more self-sufficient. People are growing tired of the urban jungle and want to return to simpler times. Many folks have thought about it, …
What’s the Buzz?
In a few weeks, the 2022 Homestead Expo will be in Marshfield. The event will have lots of speakers covering a wide variety of topics. One of the topics will be over natural beekeeping with Dr. Leo …
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Go Explore

Last Tuesday in the middle of the chaos of getting the paper out, my friend LP who lives in Vegas shot me a message. The message was three photos of a resort in Puerto Vallarta and a sentence that …

Back to School

With back to school coming up on parents and teachers alike I took to Facebook to see how people are feeling about school being back in session and how both parents and teachers are preparing for the …

The Poppy Wars Review

I have always loved reading for as long as I can remember. As a kid, I was always excited to visit the school library or the nearest bookstore. Recently I was looking for something else to read …

Tandemonium on the Missouri River

Every year hundreds of people from all over Missouri, the United States, and even as far as Australia come together to compete in the MR340. MR340 is a race across Missouri, 340 miles long, that …

Cost of Farming

It is no secret that the cost of everything has gone up. From the grocery shelves to the gas tank, American’s are paying more for pretty much everything.  It is easy to get caught up in …

Webster County Election Results

Live Results: For Associate Circuit Judge Division 3: David T. Tunnell : Justin M. Evans : For Presiding Commissioner  Paul Ipock : Rob Blumer : For Recorder of …

Meet the Candidates- Webster County Judge

- Tell us about yourself! My name is David Tunnell, age 45. I live outside Marshfield with my wife Rebecca. We were married in 2006; we built our house in 2007. Our children, Luke and Lily, attend …
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
When is the last time you took a break from life?  I’m not talking about a two hour pedicure or a trip to the movie theatre.  I’m talking about a, no cell phone service, …
I had a moment of clarity a week or so ago. Or more like a slap in the face of realization.  So often we say to ourselves “the universe has a plan for us” or “God’s …
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 …
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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