Monday, February 4, 2013


By Randy Kirby Managing editor Pettis County Public Administrator Charli Ackerman is currently promoting the 10th annual “Helping Hearts” fund-raiser to assist her roughly 150 clients with unplanned expenses throughout […]


The Smith-Cotton Junior High Lady Tigers won their own tournament with a 31-22 win over Warrensburg in the championship game Saturday. Jessica Coble scored 18 points for the S-C Junior […]

Geraldine Rae Hall

February 4, 2013

in Obituaries

Geraldine Rae Hall, 63, of Stover, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at University Hospital in Columbia. She was born Jan. 27, 1950, in Kansas City, Mo., daughter of William and […]

Dancing with fashion in mind at Cupid’s Ball

February 4, 2013 Local

The 16th annual Cupid’s Ball, with the theme, Passport to Fashion, was held last Saturday night at Smith-Cotton High School, 2010 Tiger Pride Blvd. The sellout event, which was organized […]

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La Monte R-4 students participate in S-C Math Contest

February 4, 2013 Student
Fifteen La Monte Math Team members competed at S-C on Jan. 26.

La Monte R-4 math students competed at the Smith-Cotton High School Math Contest on Jan. 26 with the following results: Jessica Reynolds took second in Algebra 11. Erin Warner took […]

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Sacred Heart scores season-high 66 points

February 4, 2013 Sports

By Mike Phillips Contributing sportswriter It’s been a long and struggling season offensively for the Sacred Heart Lady Gremlins. However, everything came together for the Lady Gremlins Saturday morning in […]

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Lawrence Ellis Collins

February 4, 2013 Obituaries
Larry Collins

Lawrence Ellis Collins, 66, of Smithton, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia. He was born on Feb. 15, 1946, at Sedalia, a son of Andrew […]

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