The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wappapello Lake has announced its 2014 schedule of special events at Wappapello Lake. These events are free to attend and family oriented. "Without the support of our various partners and business community, it would become extremely difficult to successfully carry out these events," said Lake Manager Cindy Wood.
Greenville High School baseball player Jake Dorris, seated center, signed a National Letter of Intent to attend college at Lindenwood University in Belleville in the fall and play baseball. Attending the ceremony were his high school coach Jeff Null, seated left, his future college coach, seated right, and his parents (standing l-r) Billy Dorris, Tammy Berger, and John Berger.
Lexi Morris of Piedmont was honored on Tuesday, Feb. 2, before the girls basketball game, by the Clearwater R-1 School. She was presented with a plaque that will be displayed in the high school trophy case, reflecting her career points of 2,885, which is the most in school history for both boys and girls. She currently holds the #10 place in the mshsaa record book for the most career points in girls basketball history. She is pictured with Darren Garrison, her coach for her first three years of high school. Not pictured is Barb Adams, her coach her senior year, who also took part in the plaque presentation ceremony. Morris is currently attending Three Rivers College in Poplar Bluff where she is a member of the softball team. Lexi is the daughter of Larry and Wendy Morris.
Greenville’s Grant Miller puts up a shot while Clearwater’s Tyrone Carroll stretches out to create a large obstacle for him to shoot over Saturday evening during first-round action of the Ozark Foothills Conference Tournament at Greenville. Referee Bill Burfield watches the action and is ready to call a foul if needed. The Bears upended the Tigers 73-61. The Bears fell 42-67in semifinal action Tuesday night to top-seeded Doniphan. The fifth-seeded Bears will face third-seeded Neelyville in third-place action Thursday night at 8 p.m. in Greenville.
Dena Hart of Harviell, left, and Kelly Potter of Piedmont rode 60 miles in the Tour de Corn at East Prairie on Saturday.
Harvey Thompson, left, and Eli Thompson, center, are pictured with Harvey’s dad, Arley Thompson, and the 12 hogs that Harvey and Eli killed in a trap—10 sows and three boars. Each sow has an average of five piglets, and she can have three litters a year.
Clearwater’s Dayvon Slack, seated at center, signed a National Letter of Intent Monday afternoon to attend Mineral Area College in the fall and play basketball. Joining Slack at the signing ceremony were his parents, April and Alphea Crenshaw, seated besidehim; back from left, Clearwater Athletic Director Shannon England, Clearwater Basketball Coach Andy Beck, and MAC Basketball Assistant Coach Marcus Scott.
Allie Holmes signed a national letter of intent to play college volleyball next year at Lindenwood University in Belleville, Ill. Holmes is currently a senior at Clearwater High School and had a stand-out season as a senior. She won many honors including being named Black River League Player of the Year, All-District, All-Region, and Second-Team All-State. She is pictured with her parents, Stacey and Tim Holmes (seated), and Lindenwood’s head volleyball coach, Justin Wells. Holmes plans to obtain a bachelor degree in biology/nursing.