Seneca SRO staying busy

Seneca School District school resource officer Jeremy Clogston told Board of Education members recently that he made a total of 42 contacts in the month of September. “I contacted 15 students, 19 school staff, three parents, two law enforcement, and three juvenile officers,” said Clogston. Clogston also took a report for the juvenile office involving …

Co-op meeting emphasizes ‘doing the right thing’ 

New-Mac Electric Announces $1.5 Million in Capital Credits and Power Cost Refunds New-Mac Electric Cooperative marked the co-op’s 2016 Annual Meeting by distributing nearly $1.25 million in capital credit refunds, and announcing that members would also receive $250,000 in power cost credits. Mitch McCumber, New-Mac chief executive officer, told the meeting Saturday at Crowder College …

Volunteers come to help planting trees in Joplin after the tornado.

Planting trees is a family affair

Trees are planted for many reasons, including aesthetics, wildlife habitat, shade, energy conservation, erosion reduction, and in remembrance of an event or person. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds landowners that when adding trees to your property, planning should come before planting. Before selecting and planting a tree, there are several decisions that need …