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Thursday, July 31, 2014
2011 First Day of School Photo Gallery
Rib City Shootoot Action (July 18) (07/18/14)
July 4th Kiddie Parade in Dexter (07/07/14)
Scenes from the 2014 Fourth of July Kiddie Parade
Animal Tales at Keller Public Library July 2, 2014 (07/03/14)
Naturalist Keith Wood from Animal Tales out of Mayfield, Ky. was the guest for Wednesday's "Fizz, Boom, Read!" summer reading series at Keller Public Library. Wood entertained the full house with his own guests, a capybara, a tarantula, an...
Sikeston American Legion 114 gives to Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield (06/30/14)
A check in the amount of $14,055 was presented to the Bloomfield Assistance League Committee on Saturday, June 28, 2014. The funds represent proceeds from the Memorial Day Poker Run sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary at Sikeston, The American...
Rib City Volleyball Shootout (06/26/14)
Wet summer fun at the library (06/26/14)
Sponsored by Friends of the Library, visitors to Keller Public Library had a load of summer fun on an inflatable water slide and in a wading pool during the Wednesday, June 25 story hour as part of the summer's reading series, Fizz, Boom, Read!
Boys Rib City Shootout Day 2 Action (06/20/14)
Bird banding in City of Dexter (06/20/14)
The Missouri Dept. of Conservation held two bird banding events on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The first took place at the lake in Northwest Oaks on the north end of the city. The second involved banding geese at Dexter's City Lake by the Police...
Boys Basketball Rib City Shootout Action (06/19/14)
Fizz, Boom, Read! at Keller Public Library (06/18/14)
The Bootheel Youth Museum's Lauren Collins, aka "Punky," assisted by Amber Collins, presented several science experiments to the delight of Summer Reading Series visitors at Keller Public Library on Wednesday, June 18. Also entertaining on Wednesday...
Rib City Shootout Action (06/16/14)
Bootheel Youth Camp (06/14/14)
See accompanying article published in the weekend edition of The Daily Statesman on June 14-15, 2014. These photos were taken at Bootheel Youth Camp and include some of the older cabins on site that are no longer in use. Each has been replaced by...
Science fun at Fizz, Boom, Read! (06/12/14)
Mad Scientist, aka local retired science teacher, Pam Mills, was the guest presenter at the first series of summer fun at Keller Public Library. A volunteer of young choir members provided music for the first in a continuing series, sponsored by the...
A hero among us (06/06/14)
These photos accompany a front page article published on June , 2014, in commemoration of D-Day featuring the service of Truman Cato.
Relay for Life by Amy Ellinghouse (06/03/14)
The photos herein were taken at the May 2 Stoddard County Relay for Life event held at Dexter's East City Park. Amy Ellinghouse took these photos, most of them from an aerial truck.
ARC Special Olympics 2014 (05/23/14)
The Stoddard County ARC hosted their annual Special Olympic Games on Friday, May 23, 2014, enjoying a slate of fun games and activities with parents and guests attending.
Dexter vs. Perryville baseball (05/19/14)
Richland Class of 2014 Graduation (05/19/14)
SW Second Graders to Cape (05/15/14)
Second grade students from Southwest Elementary were treated to a field trip by Southwest PTO recently. They went to Cape to see the Disney Nature movie, "Bears" and then to Melaina's Magical Playland where they enjoyed a sack lunch and some time...
Dexter FD at Story Hour Tues., May 13, 2014 (05/13/14)
Bloomfield HS Chasing the Rainbow Color Run (05/13/14)
Bloomfield High School's FBLA, FCCLA, Beta and Student Council hosted its First Annual Chasing the Rainbow Color Run. Organizers say it was a fun morning, with over 25 registered runners. Money raised went toward two causes -- The Sikeston Area...
Central Elementary Track Fun Day (05/08/14)
Central Elementary annually holds a fun track meet toward the end of the school year with events ranging from dashes to sunflower spitting contests! Here is a sampling of some of the morning's activities.
Dexter-Cape Central high school baseball (05/07/14)
Bernie-Malden sectional softball game (05/05/14)
Stoddard County Relay for Life 2014 (05/02/14)
Dexter vs. Caruthersville softball (05/02/14)
Bernie vs. Bell City high school baseball (04/30/14)
Story Hour April 29, 2014 (04/30/14)
Cheryl Boggess was on hand at Keller Public Library's April 29, 2014 Story Hour to entertain young guests with stories about caterpillars, followed by Art and Craft projects.
Survivor's Dinner - Relay for Life 2014 (04/30/14)
The 2014 Relay for Life Survivor's Dinner took place on Tuesday night, April 29 with the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter serving as host. Cancer survivors and their caregivers were treated to a chicken dinner, with meat given by Tyson Foods...
District softball championship at Bernie (04/29/14)
Bloomfield baseball vs. Malden (04/28/14)
Plant Swap 2014 (04/28/14)
The Regional Healthcare Foundation's Annual Plant Swap to benefit Mother to Mother was held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, and appeared to draw the biggest crowed ever for the one-day event. Proceeds from the Plant Swap go to support the efforts of...
Pies in the face for a good cause at Central School (04/28/14)
Central Elementary students in Dexter were encouraged to bring change for the school's Relay for Life fundraiser recently. In each classroom was a bucket in the lobby each morning where students were encouraged to drop coins. The classrooms raising...
Bernie vs. Twin Rivers high school softball (04/25/14)
Goodwill Games 2014 (04/25/14)
The Annual Goodwill Games were held on the Dexter High School track on Friday morning, April 25, 2014, with students from Dexter, Bloomfield, Bernie, and Richland participating in a number of events including dashes, jumps and throws. Every year, a...
Dexter track team in action at Dexter Open (04/24/14)
SCAA high school softball tournament (04/21/14)
Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt (04/21/14)
The annual Dexter Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday at West City Park. A large crowd enjoyed the good weather and the search for prize eggs. The Boys Scouts assisted the Kiwanis in hiding the eggs. Prizes which included stuffed animals and...
Malden baseball tournament action (04/20/14)
Dexter-NMCC high school baseball (04/17/14)
Pie in the Face at Southwest...for a good cause! (04/17/14)
At Southwest School in April, students were challenged to bring pennies (and other coins if they wished) to be presented to the Stoddard County Relay for Life for cancer research and education. As an incentive, students in the classroom at each...
SCAA middle school volleyball action (04/16/14)
2014 Bloomfield High School Promenade (04/16/14)
The following photos were taken during the Bloomfield High School Promenade on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Bloomfield Schools Commnity Service Day (04/15/14)
The Bloomfield School District did something different for their snow makeup day on Saturday, April 12. They held a Community Service Day. Students worked to improve and cleanup on the school campuses, at the City Park, the Bloomfield Cemetery,...
Bernie vs. Advance high school baseball (04/11/14)
Dexter middle school track meet action (04/10/14)
In their Easter bonnets... (04/10/14)
Children from Small Wonders Child Development Center participated in the center's annual Easter Parade this week, donning their homemade Easter bonnets and strolling on a beautiful spring day -- first to Central Gardens where they showed off their...
Southwest Elementary Spring 2014 Musical (04/10/14)
Under the direction of Mr. James Eldreth, the 2nd grade classes of Mrs. Mick, Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. Bell, and Mrs. Justice performed the musical Mighty Minds. It was about the stress of standardized testing. The students are in a panic! It's time for...
BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza (04/05/14)
Dexter vs. Bernie softball (04/02/14)
2014 PAT Strollerthon and Easter Egg Hunt (03/31/14)
Parents as Teachers Annual Strollerthon, 5K Run/Walk and Easter Egg Hunt were held on Saturday, March 29 at Southwest Elementary School with a record crowd in attendance.
Dexter-Woodland high school softball game (03/28/14)
A lesson from Mark Reed at Keller Public Library (03/28/14)
Conservation Agent Mark Reed presented his program on wildlife in Missouri on March 25, 2014 for Keller Public Library's Story Hour. Reed annually offers his presentation to youngsters, bringing with him a multitude of animal skins native to...
Dexter-Advance high school softball game (03/27/14)
Dexter high school boys tennis team (03/27/14)
Dexter vs. Malden high school baseball (03/25/14)
Crowley's Ridge Jaycees First Annual St. Pat's Day Bed Races (03/15/14)
The newly formed Crowley's Ridge Jaycees revived the old downtown Dexter bed races on Saturday, March 15, 2014, with seven eager entries. Two entries from the Dexter Fire Department, one from Countywide Insurance, one from Fiddler's Restaurant, one...
UP Rail Crossing Safety Program (03/12/14)
Union Pacific and law enforcement officials conducted UP Cares, a safety program to help reduce vehicle/train collisions. Officers set up at rail crossings in Dexter to observe vehicles at the crossings and some boarded an engine to watch vehicle...
Advance vs. Thayer boys basketball (03/10/14)
H.O.P.E. International Food Packaging Event (03/03/14)
About 120 volunteers gathered at the Community Center in Bernie Saturday morning, March 1, 2014, to take part in a H.O.P.E. International Food Packaging event. A total of 89,000 meals were bagged and boxed during the day.
Bloomfield scenes from March 2014 snow storm (03/03/14)
The following photos were taken on March 3, 2014, at Bloomfield following the overnight snow and ice storm.
Stoddard County Scholastic Meet 2014 (02/21/14)
Below accompanying the photos is a spreadsheet listing all of the winners in each subject are at the 2014 Scholastic Meet held at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter on Thursday, Feb. 20. The photos are displayed in the order they appear on the...
Story Hour Feb. 18, 2014 (02/20/14)
Mary Ann Taylor was the guest reader for Story Hour on Feb. 18, 2014, reading "Monkey See, Monkey Do" to youngsters before their arts and crafts activities.
Keller Library Story Hour Feb. 11, 2014 (02/11/14)
Following music led by Reita LeBeau and a round of Pass the Valentine, visitors to the library on Feb. 11, 2014 listed to "Guess How Much I Love You," as read by guest reader, Willa Fees from the Dexter Parents as Teachers Program.
Dexter vs. Advance varsity boys basketball (02/07/14)
Dexter-Naylor varsity girls basketball (02/06/14)
Story Hour Jan. 28, 2014 (01/28/14)
Kim Cook was on hand, with a little help from a "little old lady" to entertain preschoolers and read, "There was an old lady who swallowed a fly," at Keller Public Library's Story Hour on Tuesday, Jan. 28.
Dexter 2013 Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet (01/27/14)
The Annual Chamber awards were presented Saturday night, Jan. 25 to local industry, business, an organization and to two local educators.
Dexter vs. NMCC varsity boys basketball (01/25/14)