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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
2011 First Day of School Photo Gallery
National School Lunch Week (10/17/14)
The week of October 13-17 was designated as National School Lunch Week with parents being invited to have lunch with their children at both Southwest and Central Elementary Schools. Second grade teacher, Melanie Keena, submitted the photos herein of...
Risco vs. Richland Volleyball (10/16/14)
Story Hour with Drs. Kathryn Mayberry and Jennifer Howard (10/14/14)
Dr. Jennifer Howard read "Dinosaurs Love Underpants" to youngsters at the Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 Story Hour at Keller Public Library, followed by arts and crafts.
Scenes from the 5th Annual Young Realty Pie Eating Contest (10/11/14)
Young Realty annually sponsors a Pie Eating Contest for Men, Women and Children divisions, with cash prizes going to the winner's charity of choice. See details in the Oct. 14, 2014 edition of The Daily Statesman.
Bernie Elementary Schools HOPE International Project (10/07/14)
Summer McGowan, Elementary Counselor at Bernie Schools, headed up a community service project recently. Bernie Elementary worked with HOPE International to complete this project. For three weeks, students worked to collect money for the project to...
Bernie-Cooter baseball (10/02/14)
2nd Annual Bearcat Fall Community Homecoming (09/29/14)
The crowds came, the barbeque was hot, the entertainment thrilled, the Color Burst walkers and runners walked and ran, prizes were doled out, and to top it all off, the Bearcats beat the Kennett Indians 35-34. It was a good weekend. The Second...
Bernie Fall Fest 2014 (09/29/14)
The annual Bernie Fall Fest was held Saturday, Sept. 27, at the City Park. Lots of arts and crafts, games for the children and food booths were scattered around the park and a good crowd came out for the event. It was a very nice day for a stroll...
Dexter youth football action (09/23/14)
Final Day at the Stoddard County Fair (09/23/14)
A good crowd turned out Saturday afternoon for bracelet day at the Stoddard County Fair. Also held that afternnon was the 4-H/FFA Speaking Contest. It was beautiful weather for the fair. Also shown are some scenes from Ag Day at the Fair which was...
Camo Day at Southwest School (09/23/14)
Tuesday of Homecoming Week Sept. 22-26 was Camo Day at Southwest Elementary School. Students were invited to don their camo clothing to "keep the (Kennett) Indians at bay." On Wednesday, students wore black to "Black out the Indians."
Kennett-Dexter varsity grils tennis action (09/22/14)
2014 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction at the Stoddard County Fair (09/22/14)
The annual 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction took place Saturday morning at the fairgrounds, culminating a year's worth of work by boys and girls across the county. The group photos are of the FFA and 4-H Hersdmanship and Showmanship Award winners. The...
fair pictures (09/19/14)
Bloomfield-Holcomb high school baseball (09/18/14)
2014 parade candids (09/17/14)
More from 2014 Fair Parade - focus on bands (09/17/14)
Scenes from the Fair Parade (09/17/14)
Scenes from the 2014 Stoddard County Fair Parade.
2014 Stoddard County Fair Parade (09/16/14)
2014 Third Annual Ben Kruse Charity Crappie Tournament (09/16/14)
$20,500 raised for 18 Fore Life through annual fishing tournament By NOREEN HYSLOP Managing Editor Perfect weather conditions and a record number of participants paired up for the biggest and best-ever Ben Kruse Charity Crappie Tournament...
Dexter-Bernie high school volleyball (09/11/14)
Bernie-Advance volleyball (09/10/14)
Southern Bank - Business After Hours (09/10/14)
Southern Bank in Dexter hosted Business After Hours Tuesday evening. The event is sponsored by the Dexter Chamber of Commerce. The crowd that gathered enjoyed food (Fair food in anticipation of the Stoddard County Fair next week) catered by...
Story Hour kicks off at Keller Library (09/09/14)
Story Hour at Keller Public Library for the 2014-15 school year kicked off on Tuesday with Mary Ann Taylor, donned in her royal robes, presenting, "Swimming with the Queen" to young guests. An especially good listener was four-year-old Tegan...
Richland Volleyball Photos (09/09/14)
Advance Labor Day Pageant Winners (09/02/14)
Bloomfield vs. Bernie baseball (08/30/14)
Bernie baseball team in action vs. Cooter (08/30/14)
Bernie vs. Senath-Hornersville baseball (08/28/14)
Bernie vs. Sikeston volleyball (08/26/14)
Dexter vs. Farmington volleyball (08/25/14)
Dexter Parks & Recreation volleyball (08/23/14)
Dexter vs. Ste. Genevieve varsity football (08/23/14)
First Day of School 2014 at Southwest (08/19/14)
Lansing Trade Group Open House (08/07/14)
Lansing Trade Group, LLC, held an Open House Wednesday at the new facility near Grayridge. The company will buy grain from farmers and ship via high-speed rail service using Union Pacific rail lines. Lansing Trade Group CEO Bill Krueger was on hand...
2014 Farm Tour (08/04/14)
The Missouri Young Farmers/Young Farm Women Tour 2014 started July 31 with registration and exhibits at Dexter High School and then featured tours of Bootheel farms on Aug. 1-2. Tours included Blair Aviation, Martin Rice, Stoddard County Gin, Bader...
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)