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Summersville School Foundation Established

Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:07 pm

Pictured are members of the newly formed Summersville School Foundation, whose goal is to help provide needed improvements and needs of school children that cannot be met by Summersville schools. Pictured left to right are Curt Hunt, Sharon Vaughn, Ronnie Harper, Colleen Bradford, Jon Kirkman, Brenda Wilcox and Airka Thompson.

A Summersville School Foundation has been formed to aid Summersville Schools in implementing projects, helping with needed improvements, and addressing needs of some school children.

The first thing the Foundation did was help fund a preschooler that otherwise would not have been able to attend classes.

The board is considering other school improvements,

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    Summersville Celebrates Christmas

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 10:53 pm

    David Barnett drove Santa around the parade route before Santa visited with area children. See more parade pictures on Page 4. Pictures with Santa on Page 18.

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    Headrick Wins First Annual Deer Contest

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 10:53 pm

    First Street Gun and Pawn Owner, Eddie Roberts, presented an American Ruger 308 to Judith Headrick of Lecoma, the winner of the first annual First Street Gun and Pawn and Summersville Beacon deer contest.

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    TCMH Managers of the Year

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:54 pm

    Stuart Mitchell, information systems director at TCMH, and Cathy Stilley, TCMH Cabool Medical Clinic manager, won manager of the year honors at TCMH. Shown here are: Linda Pamperien, TCMH CFO; Wes Murray,

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    Community Center Raises Funds for Playground Equipment

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:52 pm

    Pictured are Kristy Briggs and Diana Stewart, selling baked goods at Community Bank, NA in Summersville. The money raised, $330, will be used for the Community Center playground equipment fund.

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    Workers Provide an “Open Door” Christmas

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:52 pm

    Thank you Summersville!! The 2014 Open Door “Parents Shopping Spree” was a success! Gifts, candy, and all the stuffed animals they wanted were provided for slightly over 300 children! Most of the people expressed their

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    Texas County University of Missouri Extension,

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    Recently, 4-H was a part of University of Missouri Extension’s Annual Banquet. Regional Youth Development Specialist, Janice Emery, presented awards to Texas County 4-H members for the last program year. Award recipients

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    Jake Markum with Ayden

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:23 pm

    Pictured are law enforcement officers that participated in Shop with a Copy at Mountain View Wal-mart on Saturday, December 13.

    On the

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    K38HE Completes Transition

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:19 pm

    The long-awaited transition from analog to digital broadcasting has now been completed for West Plains television station K38HE TV. With the installation of the new digital transmitter, Channel 38 is now in compliance

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    Local Volleyball Girls Honored

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:53 pm

    Fall sports have ended with honors bestowed on many local students. In volleyball, Class 1, Rachel Holtaus, a senior at Winona, was named to All State, Team one. Taylor Rolen of Eminence also received All State Honors. Kyndall Thomason, Winona,

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    Kayne Pitts

    Posted December 9, 2014 at 11:23 pm

    Richard Nixon III

    Kayne Pitts is the senior son of Dwain Pitts and Lisa Dodd and brother to Jason Pitts, Josh

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    Second Place Winners

    Posted December 9, 2014 at 10:58 pm




    In no particular order, Jodi Weeber, Brody Clark, Jordan Teeple, Cody Fox, Christi and Chris Hancock.




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    First Place Winners

    Posted December 9, 2014 at 10:57 pm

    In no particular order, Jeremy Haynes, Ashley Fredrick, Warren Wiedemann, Kelly Wiedemann, Audi Russell and Jennifer Ross.

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    Nicole Watson

    Posted November 19, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    Congratulations to Markita Bryson for being selected District volleyball 1st team and to Nicole Watson for being selected district volleyball 2nd team! Also Markita was selected Big Springs Conference 1st team and Nicole was

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    Temple Sisters Sign with Drury

    Posted November 19, 2014 at 8:00 pm

    Congratulations to Kelsy and Keely Temple for signing with Drury University. The girls are standouts on the West Plains High School Lady golf team and will play for Drury next year.

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    Summersville Christmas Royalty

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:45 pm




    Pictured are five Christmas Queens selected by their classmates. Left to right, Miss Candy Cane, Abby Rutledge, Miss Snowflake, Alyssa Dorris, Miss Holly, Sophie Haynes, Miss Mistletoe, Alaina Smith, and Miss Merry Christmas,

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    Summersville Choir Christmas Concert

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:44 pm




    The Summersville Choral Department held its Christmas Concert, December 11, at 6:00 p.m. The Summersville High School started the evening off singing “Antiphonal Deck the Hall:

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    Summersville Elementary AR Winners

    Posted December 16, 2014 at 11:44 pm




    Mrs. Thomas’ and Mrs. Brenda’s third grade classes listened to Mrs. Lisa read The Polar Express around the Christmas tree. They then enjoyed hot chocolate and donuts and watched the movie.

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