Category Archives: Remember when

On this date…March 9, 2017

5 years ago • The gym inside Seneca Intermediate School also serves as a  FEMA-approved tornado shelter for the community. The maximum capacity is 2,711 people. The shelter will be available for residents in the community who live within the 1.5-mile radius who do not have basements or other safe rooms. • Chantelly’s is a… Read More »

On this date… March 2, 2017

5 years ago • The seventh and eighth grade science fair was held Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Seneca Junior High gym. The experiments ranged from cell phone effects, fast foods (good or bad for the body), bacteria and germs everywhere, herbs and their effectiveness, and chemical changes in states of matter. • Corner Cafe… Read More »

On this date… January 12, 2017

  5 years ago • With the replacement of Lost Creek bridge on Main Street set to begin in early March, there is much concern about were potential downtown Seneca business customers will park. • Seneca City Council members approved the $100,00 purchase of the former Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) maintenance building on Highway… Read More »

On this date…November 10, 2016

5 years ago  • Nobody expected the earthquake that hit the area this past weekend, but thankfully there wasn’t any significant damage done in this area. The 5.6 magnitude earthquake was centered near the city of Prague., Okla., on Saturday, Nov. 5, and was felt as far away as St. L10ouis. The earthquake is reportedly… Read More »

On this date… March 24, 2016

5 years ago  • Jim and Bonnie Boyer recently returned home from a mission trip to Belize. • Seneca resident Glin Woods opened an auto body repair business at his home at 1606 Maple Lane. • The annual Seneca FFA labor auction will be held Saturday, April 9,  at 6 p.m. at the Seneca Intermediate… Read More »

On this date… January 28

5 years ago  • The Seneca City Council met Monday, Jan. 24, at the Seneca City Hall and discussed a range of topics. • Seneca’s Rich McCready was scheduled to perform at Caesar’s Dance Hall in Coffeyvillie, Kan., on Saturday, Feb. 5. Doors opened at 7 p.m., and McCready took the state at 9 p.m.… Read More »

On this date… November 19

5 years ago  • Seneca Intermediate School Principal Nathan Manley welcomed veterans, parents, teachers, staff members and students to the first assembly held in the new gym on Thursday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day. • Members of the Heritage Club of Seneca High School honored area veterans at a Veterans Day assembly in the new gym.… Read More »

On this date… October 29

5 years ago • The Missouri Dog Breeding Regulation Initiative, Proposition B, more commonly known as the Puppy Mill Initiative, will appear on the Nov. 2 ballot. • Seneca police officer Bob Wilson and wastewater plant worker Terry Fitch have announced their intentions to retire from their city jobs, respectively. • Members of the community… Read More »

On this date… Oct. 8, 2015

5 years ago • Seneca High School announced its 2010 Homecoming Queen candidates and attendants, including Shelby Cox and Alyssa Henderson. • Seneca’s varsity football team has been turning a lot of heads this season with their play on the field, surprising many. • Seneca’s junior high football team took on the Cassville Wildcats at… Read More »

On this date… July 16, 2015

5 years ago • Crystal Ann Mersman and Jason Carroll were married at Miami Wedding Chapel, Miami, Okla., on June 11. • The Seneca School Board approved a request by the Earl Campbell family to build a memorial at the west end of the football field. • Virginia Hall opened Virginia’s Family Restaurant in Seneca.… Read More »

On this date… July 9, 2015

5 years ago • Seneca’s Fourth of July celebration was a huge success this year. The festival had great participation in each of the events and organizers said they were very pleased with the turnout at the parade and at the fireworks. • The FFA Disaster Response Team was a part of the group that… Read More »