South Iron and Greenville schools have been honored for academic excellence by U.S. News and World Reports magazine. Both schools received Bronze Star awards. This is the seventh-straight year that South Iron has been honored. South Iron was ranked as one of the top 25 schools in the state by k12niche.com, which uses test scores, state discipline, graduation rates, and drop-out rates as well as parent surveys to determine rankings.
A new restaurant/sports bar will be opening in Piedmont in the very near future. Mike McKuin and Glenda Walton have purchaed the building that formerly housed Skip’s Place on Highway HH.
The Shelter Insurance® Foundation awarded a $2000 scholarship to Katie Sandus, a graduate of Clearwater High School. Shelter Agent Vickie Norris sponsors and partially funds this scholarship.
Tate Brand of Piedmont has been awarded the Board of Governors Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains.
After having two series of historical novels published, Helen Gray has a four book contemporary series coming. The first two books of this four HEARTLAND HEARTMATES series are now available online, and books three and four will be available later this summer.
Christina L. Kime of Piedmont was awarded the Philip S. Huffman Memorial Award by Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) during its annual board meeting. During the ceremony, Kime was described as a fearless advocate for the poor and disadvantaged.
Boy Scout Troop 65 will hold a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, May 17, at the Clearwater Family Youth Center. Meals will be served from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Plates are $8 a person; to go plates are available.
A Piedmont woman died Friday as a result of injuries she sustained in a Thursday afternoon car crash. The wreck occurred at 1:15 p.m. on Highway 67, three-tenths of a mile from Highway EE.
Jarred Costephens and Mack Lawrence took office as aldermen Tuesday, April 14, in Greenville. They replace CL McClure and Rick Rainwater on the board.