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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 snake slithered up to the back door of City Hall, Amanda Fisher saved the day.

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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 Thursday, July 1, swimming 25 meters, running a mile and biking two miles.

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Each year, Marshfield starts the school school year by introducing the state nominee books to all of the students at MJHS. Students then have the option to work toward rewards while reading a lot of great books from the list. Truman books are geared toward grades 6-8 and Gateway books are fo…

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Blue Jays Athletic Director Ronda Hubbard presented Rick and Eva Joiner of Joiner Enterprises with an award commemorating 75 years of service to Marshfield at last week’s end-of-year celebration for athletics. 

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The Marshfield Chamber of Commerce held their monthly meeting Monday, March 29 at The Depot  with guest speakers from the Marshfield school district, Superintendent David Steward and Assistant Superintendent Mike Henry. The purpose of the meeting was to explore the proposed Early Childhood E…

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The NCTA hosted a forum for the community to learn more about the four Niangua School Board candidates on Thursday, March 25. The four candidates on the April 6 ballot are Amber Brand, Shane Callaway, Mike Deckard and Ted Stuber. For a recording of the forum, press play on the audio clip.

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Fordland R-3 School District is proud to announce that Stephanie Vickers will be the new elementary principal starting with the 2021-22 school year.  For the past four years, Mrs. Vickers has served as an elementary principal in Raytown, Missouri. Mrs. Vickers is excited to build relationshi…

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In 1943, Conway High School got a taste of the spotlight when they played Beaumont in the Missouri State Basketball State Championship game held at Central High School in Springfield. They fell just short of the trophy, taking runner-up.

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Students from Shook Elementary and Marshfield Junior High school showed their problem solving skills at the semiannual Noetic Learning Math Contest this past fall. While the 2020-2021 school year has been a big adjustment for most kids, several Marshfield students were recognized for their s…

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The Niangua R-V school district has announced a new superintendent, who will be officially taking the place of Mr. T.J. Bransfield at the start of the 2021-2022 school year. On Friday, Jan. 22, Mr. Josh Hume introduced himself to the faculty and staff of his new district before attending the…

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"I'm very interested in video games," said Gunner Mohn, one of the students in the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Computer Science class. "That's a pretty common thing for most people who get into this stuff."