Area Sports

South Iron Celebrates Senior Night

THE SOUTH IRON Lady Panthers celebrated their Senior Night last Thursday. Sole senior #22 Olivia Barnes is pictured being hugged by her best friend, Allie Wilfong. The whole pep club along with friends and family came out to support Olivia and the South Iron Panthers as they played their last home game of the season…

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Lesterville Wins RCC Rivalry Trophy On Senior Night

THE LESTERVILLE LADY Bearcats were the recipients of this year’s Reynolds County Rivalry Traveling Trophy. Each year, this trophy is passed on to the team that displays incredible feats of sportsmanship, teamwork, and skill. This award was particularly special because this was the fourth year the trophy has been around and the fourth year that…

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MDC Offers Hunter Ed Online

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Department of Con­servation (MDC) offers an all-online hunter-education course for Missouri residents 16 years or older to provide a more flexible and convenient option to become hunter-education certified. The all-online course includes videos and animation to teach hunter safety, firearm safety, ethics, regulations, and wildlife man­agement. “The way adults are…

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Help Those In Need By Donating Extra Venison

Many families are in need of lean, protein rich meat. Children need protein to grow healthy and strong and adults need it to keep in good health. However, many are with­out a good source of meat due to high costs or inac­cessibility. With prime deer season just on the horizon, you can help those in…

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Automobile Accidents Involving Wildlife

By Eric Long Each year in Missouri, thousands of accidents in­volving vehicles and wildlife are reported to law enforce­ment agencies across the state. While most of these accidents aren’t preventable, there are a few precautions that can be followed to pre­vent accidents. Also, when an accident does occur, there are some procedures that must be…

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Whippets Cross Country Team Dominates

THE MS CROSS Country team competed in a meet at Van Buren on Wednesday, September 20. Grace Lloyd placed 1st, Tyler Conkright placed 3rd, Natalie Barnett placed 9th and Alexus Barker placed 11th in the MS girls division. THE HS CROSS Country team competed in a meet at Van Buren on Wednesday, September 20. Carson…

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MDC Predicts Rough Turkey Season

JEFFERSON CITY — With fall firearms turkey season running Oct. 1-31, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) advises hunters it could be a challenging season. This year’s annual wild-turkey brood-survey shows statewide turkey production was below average likely due to a combination of poor nesting success and low poult survival from strong storms during spring…

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MDC To Auction Equipment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold a public auction of various used Department vehicles and equipment on Saturday, Oct. 21, starting at 10 a.m. at its Salem Mainte­nance Center, located at the junction of Highway 72 and Highway 32. The auction will include boats, outboard motors, trailers, farm equipment,…

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Lady Bearcats Defeat Lady Panthers

LESTERVILLE LADY BEARCATS #14, Hannah Steward, and #25, Jadyn Fitzgerald, block a hit coming from South Iron’s #15, Rylee Masters. Both teams played well and Lesterville took the game 2-0. The Lesterville Lady Bearcats are currently 13-5 with one tie. They will play the Clearwater Lady Tigers on Thursday, September 28th. SOUTH IRON LADY Panthers…

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Ellington Whippets Play Alton Comets

THE ELLINGTON WHIPPETS battled the Alton Comets last Monday. The Whippets won the game with a score of 7-0. Pictured is Kaleb Richards sliding onto base. THE ELLINGTON WHIPPETS’ catcher skillfully catches the ball behind the batter. So far the EHS Whippets are 10-6 this season.

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