Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014
2011 First Day of School Photo Gallery
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)
Retired Dexter kindergarten teacher, Susie Grobe, was the guest reader at Keller Public Library's Story House on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. On a cold, blustery winter's day, she appropriately read three "snowy day" stories to the preschool youngsters...
2014 Sioux District Appreciation Banquet (01/16/14)
Included at the recent Sioux District Appreciation Banquet held on Jan. 11 in Poplar Bluff was the presentation of three key awards to members of local Troop 200. The Sparkplug Award, presented to Tony Long of Dexter's Troop 200, recognizes new...
Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Action (12/28/13)
T.S. Hill Middle School students take part in Wreaths Across America (12/23/13)
Mindy Thurmon's 6th graders at T.S. Hill Middle School in Dexter raised more than $1000 this year that went toward helping purchase wreaths to lay on every veteran's gravesite at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield. Here is a sampling...
Special Christmas Project at T.S. Hill Middle School (12/20/13)
Students in Sherry Stickles' Family and Consumer Science (FACS) class at Dexter's T.S. Hill Middle School participated in a special Christmas project during the week before Christmas break. Through donations of fabric from parents, the students...
Shop With a Hero 2013 (12/20/13)
On behalf of the Children & Heroes who shopped and the Board Members we wish to thank you and acknowledge your contribution to this special organization. This Christmas Season there were presents for 303 Stoddard County Children. At $75.00 a child...
PAT Breakfast with Santa 2013 (12/19/13)
Wreaths Across America 2013 (12/16/13)
The 2013 Wreaths Across America program was held Saturday at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield. Around 300 people gathered for the ceremony and then placed nearly 2,000 wreaths on grave sites at the cemetery. The seven ceremonial...
String & Things in Christmas Concert (12/14/13)
Miriam Brehmer's string instrument orchestra, Strings & Things, performed in concert at Dexter's Welcome Center on Saturday morning, December 14. Their audience enjoyed an hour of string traditional and contemporary holiday music. The group will be...
"The Big Chill" at Southwest Elementary (11/22/13)
Southwest Elementary second graders in the classes of Tracy Elfrink, Melanie Keena, Shelly Leonard, and Crystal Moore, and under the direction of James Eldreth, performed the musical The Big Chill on Thursday, once for their fellow students and...
Fun at Keller Library Nov. 19, 2013 (11/21/13)
Diana Mayberry was on hand to read, "10 Fat Turkeys" to Story Hour visitors at Keller Public Library on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Between stories, children were busy making their own turkey hats and masks during craft time.
Reading Week at Dexter Schools November 2013 (11/15/13)
SUBMITTED photos from Karen Kiger/Central Elementary and Melanie Keena/Southwest Elementary Elementary students in Dexter got an opportunity to "Gather Around the Campfire and Read S'more Books!" during this week's observance of Reading Week at...
Keller Library Painting fun Nov. 12, 2013 (11/12/13)
Dexter Schools PAT Director Melanie Stoelting was on hand at Keller Public Library on Tuesday, Nov. 12 as Story Hour's guest reader. After reading, "I aint' gonna paint no more, no more" to the youngsters, all took part in several painting...
Missouri State Veterans Cemetery observed Veterans Day (11/12/13)
A good crowd gathered at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield Monday for a Veterans Day observance. Blair Moran of Sikeston was the featured speaker. The POW/MIA Table Ceremony reflected on those lost or missing in action during wars...
Veterans Day at the BEC - Nov. 11, 2013 (11/11/13)
Sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Dexter Schools and Post 59 American Legion Auxiliary members, the City of Dexter once again observed Veterans Day with all local students and staff and the public gathering at the Bearcat Event...
Veterans honored at Senior Center (11/08/13)
Purchase these photos at dailystatesman.com NOREEN HYSLOPemail@example.com Area veterans were...
Trophies awarded at D.A.R.E. Car Show (11/04/13)
Another successful D.A.R.E. Car Show was held at the East City Park and Recreation Center on Saturday, with streetrods, Mustangs, motorcycles, modified and factory vehicles and many more lining the parking lot. Trophies were awarded in several...
Class 1 volleyball sectional at Leopold (11/02/13)
Trunk or Treat 2013 (11/01/13)
Each year Dexter's Student Council members treat area children during their Trunk or Treat event, with individuals, businesses and clubs donating candy to be distributed. For the first time in its run, weather forced the Trunk or Treat activities...
Pumpkin fun at Keller Library (10/29/13)
Betsy Taylor was the guest reader on Oct. 30, 2013 for Keller Public Library's Story Hour.
A mini-visitor at Southwest Elementary (10/23/13)
A teeny guest was welcomed at Southwest Elementary on Tuesday. Alex Garner of Dexter delivered a mini-horse, Lucy, to visit with students in Julie Garner's and Tania Reiker's Early Childhood program.
Going "Batty" at Keller Public Library (10/23/13)
Marsha Lovelady, PAT educator and retired kindergarten teacher from Dexter, was the guest speaker at the Oct. 22, 2013 Story Hour at Keller Public Library. Children had an opportunity to make their very own paper plate bats after hearing a Halloween...
3rd Annual Ben Kruse Charity Crappie Tournament (10/21/13)
3rd Annual Ben Kruse Charity Crappie Tourament held on Wappapello Lake on Saturday September 7th. Largest turnout so far with 71 teams registering. Raised over $13,000 for the 18 Fore Life Charity. Had a great crowd with lots of food and drink,...
Day 3 of SCAA volleyball tournament (10/18/13)
DAEOC Head Start Safety Day (10/17/13)
DAEOC Dexter Head Start Center observed National Safety Month by having EMS agencies bring emergency vehicles and equipment to the center Thursday for a first-hand look by students at what happens during an emergency. The DPD, DFD, Ambulance...
National Lunch Week guests at Dexter Schools (10/16/13)
Day 2 of SCAA Volleyball Tournament (10/15/13)
Day 1 of SCAA Volleyball Tournament (10/14/13)
This Run's 4 Vaughn 2013 (10/12/13)
The 4th Annual "This Run's 4 Vaughn" event was held on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. The run is sponsored by members of Dexter's First Christian Church where the late Rev. Vaughn Wright, a victim of ALS, pastored. Proceeds from the annual run/walk go to...
Fall Fest 2013 Pie Eating Contest (10/12/13)
Charleston vs. Dexter girls tennis (10/07/13)
First Annual "Color Burst" run/walk Oct. 5, 2013 (10/07/13)
In conjunction with the first -ever community wide Homecoming Tailgate, a Color Burst 5K run/walk was held, with participants getting "colored up" as the event concluded at DHS.
DHS Homecoming Tailgate Part (10/07/13)
The Regional Healthcare Foundation helped sponsor a Tailgate Party before the Homecoming game Friday night. Businesses, graduating classes from DHS and civic groups set up booths for the event. Free barbecue, pizza and hot dogs were available to...
Leopold vs. Dexter Volleyball action (10/01/13)
Advance vs. Dexter Volleyball (09/30/13)
Dexter vs. Kennett football (09/28/13)
Bernie vs. Bloomfield baseball action (09/27/13)
Veterans Fishing Day at Bloomfield Sept. 26, 2013 (09/26/13)
A record crowd of veterans, primarily from the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, spent the morning Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield for one of three Fishing Days held annually. The events are...
Stoddard County Fair Livestock Sale 2013 (09/26/13)
At the conclusion of each year's fair on Saturday morning, a llivestock sale is held at the Fairgrounds with 4-H and FFA members who have exhibited their animals offering them to the highest bidder. Almost all animals bring two or even three times...
Story Hour Sept. 24, 2013 (09/26/13)
Optometrists Jennifer Howard and Katie Mayberry served as special guest readers during the Sept. 24, 2013 Story Hour at Keller Public Library.
Rich Redmond at T.S. Hill Middle School (09/24/13)
The following photos were taken during the Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 performance by Rich Redmond at T.S. Hill Middle School.
Thursday at the Stoddard County Fair (09/20/13)
A big crowd turned out Thursday night to the Stoddard County, the third day of the fair. It was bracelet night, which meant a lot of people were lined up for the rides on the midway. Rides, exhibits, music and food were the big attaction.
Puxico vs. Bernie baseball (09/20/13)
Bernie vs. Dexter Volleyball (09/20/13)
Scenes from the 2013 County Fair (09/18/13)
The Stoddard County Fair Parade kicked off Fair Week Tuesday drawing people to historic downtown Dexter. Old and young alike turned out for the parade which featured floats, marching bands, lots of pageant girls on cars and a plethora of vintage...
Stoddard County Fair Parade 2013 (09/18/13)
Petting Zoo at Keller Library (09/17/13)
Every year on Stoddard County Fair Parade day, Sammy and Jeanie Huey treat the visitors to Keller Public Library's Story Hour with a host of farm animals. This year's visit took place on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The biggest hit of the day was a...
PAT hosts Big Truck Night (09/17/13)
Dexter Schools' PAT program sponsored Big Truck Night for area preschool youngsters Monday evening, Sept. 16, 2013 at Southwest Elementary. Children were afforded an opportunity to see the inside of an ambulance, how a utility "cherry picker" works...
UP Train Safety excursion (09/13/13)
The Missouri Highway Patrol, Dexter Police Department and Federal Railroad Administration participated in the joint program Operation Lifesaver/UP CARES (Union Pacific Crossing Accident Reduction Education Safety) Sept. 11-12 to make motorists and...
Dexter middle school football vs. Kelly (09/13/13)
Poker Run at Mo. Veterans Cemetery (09/12/13)
A successful Poker Run and Cook-off Competition took place Saturday, Sept. 7 to benefit the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield. Sponsored by the American Legions and Auxiliaries, the Sons of American Legion and the Legion Riders and hosted by...
Grandparents' Night (09/11/13)
Monday night, Sept. 9, 2013 was Grandparents' Night at the elementary schools at Dexter. A few grandparents were captured by second grade teacher Melanie Keena and one by Noreen Hyslop. If readers have other photos they would like to have posted in...
Dexter vs. Kennett girls tennis (09/10/13)
Bloomfield vs. Campbell baseball (09/09/13)