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Local history and culture will come to life in a new way in 2024 through Ozarks Alive’s Folk Lure Exchange, an event series that explores popular topics related to the region’s past – and how they integrate with the present. more
Friends of the Marshfield FFA have announced a night with Confederate Railroad, along with special guest, White Oak revival Saturday, November 2 at the Carl and Glessie Young Auditorium. All prroceeds for this concert will go to the Marshfield FFA. more
As the weather starts to warm up and people start cleaning up their years, the city of Marshfield has announced the dates of limb pick-up. more
As we recognize Veterans this weekend, we want to honor those in Webster County who answered the call to serve. more
Strafford alum’ and Chief of Police Dennis Shook has been in law enforcement for over 30 year, with 25 of them at the Springfield Police Department, and now almost a decade as the Chief in Strafford.  more
Paul Laughlin was born and raised in Rogersville. He was raised around law enforcement and wanted to be a part of it. more
Growing up on a farm in Kansas, Marshfield Police Chief Doug Fannen says he always dreamed of being a police officer, but envisioned a career of farming in his future. Ultimately, he decided that serving the community through law enforcement was his destiny. He graduated from the academy in Kansas and started out as a police officer in his hometown of Fort Scott, where he worked for a few years before moving to Utah. He went through the academy in Utah and was hired at the Lehi Police Department where he also attended the Advanced Officers Academy. It was also here that he met his wife and had three boys. more
Born and raised in the town of Seymour and graduated in 2015, Steven Pogue has been proudly serving his hometown as chief of the Seymour Police Department—something he has always wanted to do. more
Leonard Duane Sanders is one of the most experienced lawmen in the county. With over three decades in law enforcement, he currently serves as Chief of the Fordland Police Department. more
Sheriff Roye H. Cole—son of Jack Cole and Cathy Baird—has been in law enforcement since the age of 16 years old. For 15 years, Cole has served as the Sheriff of Webster County.  more
Webster County Cow Bingo is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Rogersville City Park (270 County Line Road). The bingo event will be from 2-6 p.m. It will also include a kids costume contest, chili pie supper, silent dessert auction, guest speakers, prizes, candy, and more. The fundraiser will support the Mitzi Hosmer Scholarship Fund, and all proceeds from the event will go towards the scholarship. more
Steve Ahrens, President/CEO of the Missouri Propane Gas Association, has been elected to the LP Gas Hall of Fame. The announcement came from LP Gas magazine which founded the Hall in 2012. more
The Webster County Clerk’s office looked to stir a little fun and friendly competition in Webster County with its first ever photo competition. The Clerk’s office, which includes Stan Whitehurst, Missy Pickel, Dee Lavery, and Sarah King encouraged both citizens and county employees to enter a photo they felt represented Webster County. more
As you probably already well know, we live in the Show Me State. That nickname has been an inspiration for businesses and names all over Missouri. There’s Sho-me-power, the electric co-op, here locally. Then there’s the Show-me-center, Southeast Missouri State University’s arena, several hours east of us. Still plenty more examples abide. It is such a part of our consciousness and lingo that it just flows off the tongue. But how did it get to be that way? What is the history behind the coining of this phrase? more
The following is a statement from the Day family:  more
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 13,759 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of the 2022 deer hunting season, Oct. 29-30. Top counties were Franklin with 330 deer harvested, Osage with 310, and Howell with 260. Youth hunters harvested 15,608 during last year’s early youth portion. more
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Palliative care is for those with serious illnesses, while those in hospice are considered terminally ill; the help is there for the patient, and their family members. Both physical care and counseling are included. Nationwide, around 1.6 million patients receive hospice care yearly. more
While most of us are getting ready for the approaching blustery cold months, one local woman revels in fresh memories of local lakes, sunny beaches, exotic locales, and deep dives into adventures unknown. Lucky for us, she shares those recollections with all of us, so we, too, can benefit from her amazing experiences. more
Stanley D. Whitehurst received the Marshfieldian of the Year Award from the Marshfield Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 15. The award was presented by the chamber’s newest President, Jessica Rezak. more
The Marshfield Are Chamber of Commerce held their annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 15. The Year-End Awards were presented and the new Board of Directors were announced. more
Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to have a safe Halloween. more
Mini-grants by the Missouri Farm Bureau (MOFB) Foundation for Agriculture have been awarded to educators across the state to enhance student exposure and understanding of agriculture. more
The Marshfield FFA program has been known to produce well-rounded and hardworking individuals that stay invested in our community. From banking, education, farming, and everything in between, most residents of Marshfield have that “blue jacket” hanging in their closets. more
As part of the four week series on breast cancer, the last two weeks of our series will focus on stories from fighters and survivors of breast cancer. This week’s story is from Angela Crawford, a local Marshfield resident. more
Grab your cardigan, grab your pumpkin spice and call your bestie: everyone knows that September first kicks off Fall Festival Season in the Ozarks! While the Ozarks, and Webster County, have more … more
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