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  1. James David "Jim" Hannum Sr., 88, ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | Webster County Citizen

    Graveside services for James David "Jim" Hannum Sr. of Mansfield will be held at noon on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at 5201 South Southwood Road in Springfield, just off U.S. 65. Arrangements are under the direction of Holden Funeral Service in Sparta. After his high-school graduation, he served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard, serving during the Korean War, where he ultimately earned distinction as a retiree and disabled war veteran.


  2. Helias looks to improve in regular-season finale as it hosts De SmetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | News Tribune

    Alex Clement of Helias looks for running room behind the blocking of teammate Andrew Bexten during a game against Monroe City earlier this month at Ray Hentges Stadium. "We're looking for another step forward," Helias coach Chris Hentges said as the Crusaders prepare to host the De Smet Spartans tonight in the regular-season finale at Ray Hentges Stadium.


  3. Sybil "Dot" HarvillRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Douglas County Herald

    ... by her four children and their spouses, Gary & Sandra Harvill of Oldfield, Missouri, Bobby & Gerty Harvill of Sparta, Missouri, Mickey & Debbie Harvill of Oldfield, Missouri and Shirley & Steve Clark of Sparta, Missouri, six grandchildren, Cecellia, ...


  4. Trump praises Kavanaugh and says, 'We have to fight for him'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... who added that "no one believes her because she waited such a long time to come forward." Kristin Wiggins, 44, of Sparta, Missouri, and her daughters, ages 16 and 20, agreed that if Kavanaugh did sexually assault Ford when they were in high school, ...


  5. Steven Patrick Nelson, 69, ServicesRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | Webster County Citizen

    Memorial and visitation services for Steven Patrick Nelson of Fordland are set for 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in the Holden Cremation and Funeral Service of Sparta.


  6. Jays experience ups and downs during JamboreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | News Tribune

    What Jefferson City football coach Terry Walker was watching for the most during Friday night's Jamboree at Hickman was physicality. "I just wanted to see the kids play as hard as they possibly could for as long as we possibly could," Walker said, "and I don't know that I can say that they did that."


  7. Edna B. FringerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... her younger years, painting, gardening and horse races. Edna is survived by two sons, James Fringer and wife Wanda of Sparta, Missouri, John "Jack" Fringer and wife Claudia of Marysville, Kansas; six grandchildren, Rebecca Sohl and husband Jeff, ...


  8. Tigers: District's top seed and District BracketRead the original story

    May 9, 2018 | Webster County Citizen

    ... in Class 2, while Norwood is the No. 3 seed. Fordland was seeded fourth, followed by Gainesville in the fifth spot. Sparta is the No. 6 seed. In the semifinals, Seymour plays the winner of No. 4 Fordland and No. 5 Gainesville at 4 p.m. next Monday. ...


  9. Putnam: How MSU's Sparty got his nameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Lansing State Journal

    ... Stephen Scofes, who died in 1972, and his brothers, Peter and Nick. The Scofes brothers were all born near Sparta, Greece but immigrated to America. They ran a restaurant in Lansing called The Coffee Cup in the 1920s and were friends with Alderton. ...


  10. Spartan seniors help take Northwest to championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Richmond Daily News

    Three Richmond Spartan seniors, from left, Ashton Vandiver, Andre Pritchett and Trevon Alexander played for the Northwest team this weekend in the annual Missouri Challenge All-Star basketball game. The game, sponsored by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association, featured the top seniors from the 8 regions in the state and was played in Springfield.


  11. Seymour varsity boys baseball team takes first place in the Sparta Tournament SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Webster County Citizen

    Seymour won three consecutive games at Sparta, defeating Springfield Central 10-3 in the event's opener, followed by an 11-0 decision over the host team. "We did what we set out to do, which was win three games and the tournament championship," Tiger head coach Jason Duey said.


  12. With sweeping changes afoot at Michigan State, can Izzo, Dantonio keep their jobs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Sporting News

    In the wake of the deplorable Larry Nassar scandal, Michigan State finds itself under fire these days - and for good reason. In a 72-hour period last week, one of its former employees was sentenced to 40-175 years for molesting female student-athletes and members of USA Gymnastics for over 20 years.


  13. Michigan AG seeks university emails, texts in Nassar reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | KCTV5

    State Attorney General Bill Schuette is asking Michigan State University for emails and text messages related to Larry Nassar, an initial salvo in his investigation into how the college handled complaints against the longtime campus sports doctor who was sentenced to decades in prison last week for sexually assaulting female athletes. In a letter released Monday, Schuette and his special independent counsel, William Forsyth, requested the communications of 20 current and former school officials, including the entire eight-member governing board of trustees and President Lou Anna Simon and athletic director Mark Hollis - who both quit last week after Nassar's sentencing.


  14. Battle's Morris commits to play baseball at MURead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Sedalia Democrat

    "Excited to say that I am going to play baseball at the University of Missouri!!" Morris tweeted from his account, @Tre10_. Morris - a 5-foot-10, 190-pound catcher - will start his final season as a Spartan when baseball season begins in the spring of 2018.


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