Dye Promoted

Dane Dye, a 2005 graduate of Clearwater High School, has received a promotion to Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. Dane enlisted in the Air Force shortly after graduation and spent the majority of his 15 years in service assigned to units maintaining the A10 bomber jet. While attending technical training at Keesler Air…

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Clearwater VB Team Falls to Puxico

Clearwater High Scool’s varsity volleyball team lost to Puxico in 5 sets (25-15, 11-25, 25-11, 21-25, 17-19) during action Sept. 17 on the road. Jaylin Street had 6 kills and Laci Brown had 4 kills.  As a team, Clearwater had 17 aces. “We have been working on serving aggressively,” said Coach Lisa Ayers. “Jaylin and…

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South Iron Lady Panthers Beat Summersville

The South Iron Lady Panthers beat Summersville during action Sept. 17 on the road. The win improves the volleyball team’s record to 6-5-1. South Iron won in five sets—25-16, 25-19, 26-28, 24, 26, and 16-14.  The girls came out strong in the first two sets and were able to push points early. “If we lost…

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South Iron Beats Winona in Baseball

The South Iron Panthers crushed Winona 15-3 on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The scoring started in the first inning with a Poston sacrifice fly that scored Brock Wakefield. The Panthers tacked on two more runs in the second and one in the third before exploding for nine in the fourth. Wakefield started the rally with an…

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Lady Panthers Fall to Central

The South Iron varsity volleyball team fell to Central during action Tuesday, Sept. 15, on the road. South Iron fell 9-25 and 20-25. South Iron’s record is currently 5-5-1. Central is a respected program that produces a tough defensive and quick offensive team. “Our girls were able to dig some hard hits and answer back…

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Clearwater Cross Country Team Improving

The Clearwater High School cross country team had “another day of awesome improvements,” Coach Jim West expressed about Saturday’s race. Brenden Edwards and Ty Silvester both improved over last week’s times.  Ava Umfleet won an 18th place medal in the Middle School girls race.  Jacob Cheney took 24th place in the Boys Varsity race and…

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Wappapello Woman Injured

A Wappapello woman was hurt Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash at 8:20 a.m. on Highway T, one mile east of Wappapello. Brooke L. Hobson, 19, as westbound in a 2011 Buick Enclave; the Highway Patrol said that the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. The vehicle…

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Absentee Voting For November Election Opens

With the November general election now just six weeks away, Wayne County will send out ballots this week — both traditional absentee and the special mail-in option authorized by the Missouri General Assembly due to COVID-19. Voters have several options for the general election: * Vote in-person Nov. 3 at the Wayne County Collector’s Office…

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Chamber Banquet To Be Held Oct. 13

Scott Hurt to Be Honored The Piedmont Chamber of Commerce will honor Scott Hurt, President and CEO of Fine Laboratories, Inc., as its 2019 Businessperson of the Year during a banquet Oct. 13 at Eagle Sky of the Ozarks. The banquet will begin at 5 p.m. and is expected to end no later than 8…

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