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Shoppers invited to fun Grand Opening celebration on March 20  Daily Dunklin Democrat

KENNETT, Mo. (March 7, 2019) – Apparel and home décor retailer Gordmans, a division of Stage Stores, will debut a new department store in Kennett with a ...



Ray to attend Youth Cadet Program sponsored by American Legion  Daily Dunklin Democrat

A local youth has set in motion his plans to one day protect his country. Alex Ray, who is a senior at Kennett High School has been focusing on his career, and ...



395 Student Projects to be Displayed at Southeast Mo. Regional Science Fair  Southeast Missouri State University News

The work of 615 students from 44 area high schools and junior high schools will be displayed at the 63rd Annual Southeast Missouri Regional Science Fair ...



615 students compete in Southeast MO Regional Science Fair  KFVS

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The work of 615 students from 44 Heartland schools took over the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, March 5.



Kennett High School sends students to Boys and Girls State  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Kennett High School sent nine boys to the 2018 session of American Legion Missouri Boys State. They spent the week on the campus of the University of ...



Kennett High musicians selected for District festivals | Local News  southern chester county weeklies

KENNETT SQUARE—Six incredibly talented Kennett High School musicians have been selected by audition to various Pennsylvania Music Educators ...



Editorial: Save Andy Shaw  Conway Daily Sun

A hearing Thursday will determine whether Kennett High School metals and machine tool teacher Andy Shaw will be terminated for hosting a party at which ...



Local News: Kennett honors Class of 2018 (5/22/18)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

The gymnasium at Kennett High School was packed Thursday night as friends and family gathered for the KHS Class of 2018 commencement ceremony.



Juvenile in custody after possible threat made to Kennett, MO school  KFVS

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) - Police in Kennett Missouri said there is no need for concern after a juvenile was taken into custody suspected of making a threat to the ...



Moylan and KHS faculty brace for 'marijuana season'  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — “We are about to hit marijuana season,” according to Kennett High Principal Neal Moylan, who informed the Conway School Board on Monday ...



Kennett High named one of nation's best high schools  southern chester county weeklies

Kennett Square >> U.S. News & World Report has once again named Kennett High School one of America's Best High Schools.



8th MWV Regional VEX robotics contest today at KHS  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — Kennett High School will host the eighth annual MWV Regional VEX robotics competition in the gymnasium Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The event ...



High School Sports: Kennett relaunches sports Hall of Fame (3/9/17)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

For the first time in over a decade past Kennett athletes, teams, and those who have served the athletic program will have the opportunity to be inducted into the ...



17-year-old arrested after threat made to Kennett High School  KFVS

A 17-year-old former Kennett student was arrested after police say he threatened students at Kennett High School.



Local News: Kennett High School class of 1977-78 celebrate reunion (9/16/17)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

The Kennett High School Classes of 77 and 78 recently held their 40th Reunion. There were two nights of celebrating beginning with a meet and greet on Friday ...



Kennett High Multicultural conference challenges students to change the world  southern chester county weeklies

Kennett Square >> In April, Kennett High School welcomed high school students, teachers, and school personnel to the 17th Annual Multicultural and Diversity ...



High School Wrestling Preview: Kennett looks to earn points at state tournament  Daily Dunklin Democrat

The Kennett High School wrestling program enters the 2017-18 season with three returning state qualifiers under new head coach Jamie Chitester. “We've got ...



Delta Fair Parade entries deadline set for Sept. 21  Daily Dunklin Democrat

The 2018 Delta Fair Parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25. Line-up will begin at 4:30 p.m. All organizations, commercial firms, civic groups, ...



Obituary: Corbett L. Reagan II (10/20/18)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Corbett Lee “Corky” Reagan II, 73, of Ft. Worth, Texas, passed away October 11, 2018. He was born October 26, 1944, in Kennett, the first child of Corbett Lee ...



Sheryl Crow surprises her hometown high school teachers on TODAY Show  Today.com

The nine-time Grammy winner went back home to honor some unsung heroes from her old high school in Kennett, Missouri.



Kennett wrestling team concludes regular season, honors seniors  Daily Dunklin Democrat

KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett high school wrestling team returned to the mat for the first time since Jan. 21 earlier this week. Kennett competed in a dual at Cape ...



UPDATED: Kennett hires Joel Wyatt as football coach  Daily Dunklin Democrat

A new varsity football coach is in place at Kennett High School. The Kennett Board of Education hired Joel Wyatt as its varsity football coach for the 2017-18 ...



Kennett High to stage 'Fiddler on the Roof' March 15 to March 17  southern chester county weeklies

Kennett Square >> Kennett High School will present its annual musical March 15 through 17. This year's production of the show Fiddler on the Roof includes a ...



Kevin McCaig named new girls basketball coach at Kennett  Daily Dunklin Democrat

KENNETT, Mo. - The search for a new varsity girls basketball coach at Kennett High School has ended. The Kennett Board of Education named longtime staff ...



PREVIEW: Large Kennett golf team looks to leave its mark  Daily Dunklin Democrat

The Kennett high school golf team enters the 2017 season with the luxury of having 16 golfers in its program. “We have worked extremely hard to get ready for ...



Kennett student attends summer academic program at MU  Daily Dunklin Democrat

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Hunter Timmons, Kennett, is among Missouri's brightest high school students who attended the Missouri Scholars Academy (MSA) June 11 ...



Kennett wins multiple medals at SEMO Conference track meet  Daily Dunklin Democrat

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. - The Kennett high school track program won multiple medals at the SEMO Conference Track Meet at East Prairie last week. Nine Kennett ...



Kennett School Board takes care of routine business  Daily Dunklin Democrat

The Kennett School Board met Tuesday and took care of routine business. At the beginning, four people were recognized for recent achievements – Jeffrey ...



'Strong pool of candidates' for SAU 13 superintendent job  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — The opening at SAU 13 for a new superintendent of schools appears to be generating a fair amount of interest with the Jan. 15 deadline for ...



Former Malden football coach accepts job at Kennett  Ozark Radio News

(Kennett) - A Willow Springs native will be the new varsity football coach at Kennett High School. The Daily Dunklin Democrat reports that Joel Wyatt was ...



The KHS Class of 2017 graduates at Metz Cherry Stadium  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Smiles were wide and excitement filled the air as the Kennett High School Class of 2017 graduated Thursday night at Metz Cherry Stadium. Threatening ...



'A Christmas to Remember' at Loynd Auditorium this weekend  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — With the holiday season right around the corner, locals and visitors are invited to come celebrate it with some of Kennett High School's best ...



This Missouri 'child bride' is a boy  Kansas City Star

Shane Stracener was just a freshman, a 15-year-old groom in 2014 who had just married his girlfriend, Christy, 17. They have no regrets.



Unionville, Kennett honor bands selected to march in Rose Parade in Pasadina; fundraiser set  southern chester county weeklies

Kennett Square >> The old saying that 'lightning never strikes the same place twice' is a myth the Cavalcade of Bands Honor Band is happy to disprove. Invited ...



Eagles are at the forefront of renaissance in ski jumping  Conway Daily Sun

Ski jumping was once defined by "The agony of defeat," a stupendous crash of an Olympian who never made it off the jump, but barreled through fencing, poles ...



Student receives Future Doctors Award of Excellence | Local News  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — After being chosen as one of two New Hampshire high school students to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders this summer, Audrey ...



Obituary: Daniel Robins (2/22/18)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Daniel Lee Robins, 72, of Columbia, formerly of Kennett, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018 at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City. There will ...



Sheryl Crow donates $21,600 to Kennett, Missouri, teachers  Kansas City Star

Musician Sheryl Crow has surprised teachers at her former southeast Missouri high school with a $21600 donation.



Margaret Ann Bonnell | Obituaries  Christian County Headliner News

Visitation: 9-11 a.m. Sept. 22, at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Funeral services will immediately follow. Burial to be held at McConnell-Bledsoe Cemetery.



Gun store owner enjoys chat with students  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — The owner of White Mountain Firearms said he came away impressed after having a conversation with a group of Kennett High Schoolers about ...



Sheryl Crow: The Girl Least Likely to Be a Rock Star  CMT.com

From Damn Yankees Ensemble to Hometown Hero.



Entertainment: Sheryl Crow to headline Kennett Crossroads shows (12/26/14)  Southeast Missourian

KENNETT, Mo. -- While Sheryl Crow is thrilled about the upcoming Kennett Crossroads concerts in her hometown of Kennett, there is something she has ...



Stewarding the land: Pine Hill Community Forest an in-town treasure  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — When the Upper Saco Valley Land Trust has its annual meeting today in Eaton, the non-profit will have a lot to celebrate.



Kennett golf team takes fourth at SEMO Conference tournament  Daily Dunklin Democrat

SIKESTON, Mo. - The Kennett Indians golf team finished fourth at the SEMO Conference golf tournament Monday at Fox Haven Country Club in Sikeston.



Kennett honors girls basketball players at athletic banquet  Daily Dunklin Democrat

KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett high school girls basketball program capped off another winning season with its annual athletic banquet Tuesday at Kennett High ...



Local News: KHS students selected for Girls State (8/24/17)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Photo provided In June of 2017, the following Kennett High School girls were selected by the faculty to attend Missouri Girls State at the University of Central ...



The Week in Review: Feb. 9-15, 2019 | Week In Review  Conway Daily Sun

Saturday, Feb. 9. • The Sun celebrated Valentine's Day week with love stories from the community, profiling two couples who are active in the community, ...



Local News: Faculty Wellness Challenge held at Kennett schools (5/27/15)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Kennett District 39 recently finished a six-week Faculty Wellness Challenge. According to District Wellness Coordinator Leah Jo Wallace, this was the second ...



Kennett takes third in 'Best Overall' at bridge competition  Daily Dunklin Democrat

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. ---- Four Kennett High School Students were recently recognized at the Ninth Annual Bridge Building Competition by the Missouri ...



White graduates from UNH | Local People  Conway Daily Sun

Edward J. White, son of Ronald White and Donna Eichles, brother of Kimberly Whigham and Amy White, graduate of Kennett High School in 2004, graduated ...



Kennett boys basketball team edges Jackson 64-59 on Senior Night  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Photo by Dustin Ward, staff. The Kennett bench and head coach Lennies McFerren celebrate beating Jackson 64-59 on Senior Night at Kennett High School ...



Kennett School District honors Don Tomlinson in heartfelt ceremony  Daily Dunklin Democrat

It's clear that Don Tomlinson left an indelible mark on the Kennett School District. The community paused to honor the former athlete, teacher, and administrator ...



Kennett School District is all in against drugs  southern chester county weeklies

Recognizing the importance of unifying against drugs as a community, the Kennett Consolidated School District held its first annual All In Against Drugs Night.



Local News: Neighbors DENNIS NAIL (7/7/13)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Dennis Nail, a well-respected member of the Kennett community and former band director at Kennett High School, was born and raised in a small community ...



Obituary: Sanford Ward Pridy, PhD (3/15/18)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

“Pete” Sanford Ward Pridy, P.h.D., 86, passed away peacefully March 10, 2018. Beloved husband of Virginia Pridy (nee Jackson); dear father of Jennifer (Joe) ...



Knights edge Kennett 1-0 in homecoming match  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — Ginny Skelley's goal with 17:12 to play in the first half proved to be the difference as Kingswood withstood a second-half onslaught to win 1-0 at ...



Kennett girls basketball team suffers third straight loss, falls to Notre Dame 50-26  Daily Dunklin Democrat

KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett Indians varsity girls basketball team remained within single digits of the Notre Dame Bulldogs until late in the third quarter but was ...



Six to be inducted into the Kennett High Sports Hall of Fame this Saturday  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — Graham Smith, Doug Gribbel, Jay Murphy, Seth Burnell, Lindsay Mayock and coach Mike Veilleux make up the 24th group chosen for Kennett ...



Local News: Miss America Pageant: Memories from Kennett (9/20/14)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Earlier this week, a new Miss America was crowned. Maybe not many of you were watching, but I guarantee you, if you were living in Kennett exactly 30 years ...



Kennett High's Myles Robinson signs to play football at Shippensburg  southern chester county weeklies

Kennett High School Senior Myles Robinson signed his National Letter of Intent to play Division II football at Shippensburg University.



Local News: KHS Boys State 2016 (3/25/16)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Photo provided. The following Kennett High School junior boys were recently selected by the faculty to attend Missouri Boys State this summer in Warrensburg, ...



Kennett boys basketball team falls to red-hot Cape Central 67-60  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Photo by Dustin Ward, staff. Kennett's Ty'Reik Thomas handles the ball against Cape Central Friday night at Kennett High School. Order this photo. KENNETT ...



Gordmans store opening in Kennett, MO  KFVS

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) - A Gordmans store will be opening a new location in Kennett with the grand opening on Wednesday, March 20. The store will be located ...



Engagement: Hilliard-Seamans  Conway Daily Sun

Janey Hilliard of Effingham, N.H., is engaged to marry Eric Seamans of Effingham in August 2019 in the fields on Town House Road in Effingham.



Kennett's Andy Lack prepared to play baseball at Southeast Missouri State  Daily Dunklin Democrat

The Southeast Missouri State University Redhawks baseball roster will feature an additional local talent next season. Andy Lack, a 5'10 senior who currently ...



Local News: TRRMC adds to clinic staff (11/11/17)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Jeremy Hughes, FNP joins the TRRMC clinic staff. Hughes is a board certified family nurse practitioner who specializes in treating acute and chronic illnesses.



Local News: Kennett Board of Education selects assistant superintendent (2/17/10)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Following a regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, the Kennett Board of Education elected a new assistant superintendent to serve the school district.



Conway abduction survivor to appear on ABC's "20/20"  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — Abby Hernandez, the Conway teen who was abducted at gunpoint in 2013 and sexually assaulted by Nathaniel Kibby, will tell her story on the ...



Heartland's Best Students for 2017  KFVS

Cade was named Elks Student of the Year. Cade was named for two years to cross country all-district team and a state qualifier. Cade also placed 2nd in ...



Inn to Inn Cookie, Candy tour coming up  Conway Daily Sun

In Mt Washington Valley, “C” is for Christmas and also for cookies, candy, collectors' ornaments, and keepsake recipes as the Country Inns in the White ...



Local News: Delta Fair Parade tops 140 entries (9/26/12)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

A total of 140 entries participated in the 2012 Delta Fair Parade and according to Meg Benson, Delta Fair parade marshall, chair of the Delta Fair Parade ...



Local News: Big E's, a dream come true (7/22/14)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

For years, "Big E" was what Eric Story's friends called him and, although the big "Eat" sign behind the register may look like the reason for the name of his new ...



Tiny House 2, Eagles building it bigger, better  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — Paul Cail and his advanced building trades class at the Mount Washington Valley Career and Technical Center at Kennett High School are in the ...



Whiteside invades Kennett high school football camp with an 'Undefeated' message  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Kennett, Mo. - In 1982 Boris Whiteside was a star running back for the Kennett Indians, and winner of the Carr Trophy. While Boris may not reside in Kennett any ...



Local News: School district to receive $500,000 in stimulus funds (4/22/09)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

The Kennett Board of Education voted to approve three new teaching positions during its meeting on Tuesday, April 21. The positions will be paid for by the ...



Meet Kennett's Val and Sal (alias India and Nina)  Conway Daily Sun

Nina Badger (left) and India Drummond are the salutatorian and valedictorian, respectively, for the Class of 2017 at Kennett High School. (JAMIE GEMMITI ...



Local News: Mr. C's, feeding five generations (12/16/14)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

How times have changed since those days of Carlton's 'Bag a Burgers' that could be purchase at 12 for a dollar. Those same special burgers can still be ...



Cape Central football announces Pixley to fill head coaching void left by Norman  Southeast Missourian

The Cape Girardeau Public Schools Board of Education moved to fill a vacant head coach position in a special meeting on Monday, hiring Kennett assistant ...



College student dies from injuries sustained in Sunday evening crash  Daily Dunklin Democrat

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A 2008 graduate of Kennett High School who was seriously injured in a crash near Cabool, Mo., on Sunday, May 3, passed away on ...



Richard opens up on 'State of SAU 9'  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — SAU 9 Superintendent Kevin Richard and Assistant Superintendent Kadie Wilson delivered "A State of SAU 9 Review" on Thursday at the Eggs ...



KHS graduates 109: 'Yes, boldness is one of our stronger traits'  Daily Dunklin Democrat

The Kennett High School (KHS) graduating class of 2009 now goes "too infinity and beyond," according to one class speaker, following the commencement ...



Local News: 102 celebrated as KHS Class of 2012 (5/25/12)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

One hundred and two graduates crossed the threshold into adulthood Thursday evening as Kennett High School held its 2012 commencement ceremony.



7 inducted into Annual Dunklin County Hall of Honor  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Seven influential individuals were honored on Sunday during a special ceremony at the Dunklin County Library's main branch in Kennett with an induction into ...



Local News: Astrachan reminisces on Downtown's 'Days Gone By'... (1/9/11)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Lecia Forester. Daily Dunklin Democrat. Business leader, store owner, music promoter, actor. What has Kennett's Jack Astrachan not done in his lifetime?



Wedding: Beard - Foster (10/16/11)  Southeast Missourian

Laura Elizabeth Beard and Benjamin Ray Foster were married July 9, 2011, at First Baptist Church. The Rev. Brent Self of Arcadia Valley, Mo., performed the ...



Local News: 'The Wizard of Oz' recital (5/27/09)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

The Kennett School of Performing Arts is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the 1939 movie classic, "The Wizard of Oz," with its annual dance recital this ...



Pennsylvania girl wrestling champ eyes national, world meets  Washington Times

Wrestling may be a male-dominated sport, but don't tell that to Mary Nichols.



Kennett boys suffer 79-77 loss to NMCC on Senior Night  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Order this photo. Note: 22 Photos of the Kennett-NMCC varsity boys basketball game are available in a photo gallery at this link: Get Photos Here. Photo by ...



Local News: Stone Duck Calls, woodworking topic at Rotary (5/31/16)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Duck calls and woodworking were the topic of conversation at the weekly Kennett Rotary meeting on Thursday at the D&R McCormick's Restaurant, when ...



High School Sports: Swimming a tradition for Powell family (2/20/15)  Southeast Missourian

Editor's note: This story has been corrected to reflect that Josey Powell is a junior. It shouldn't come as a surprise that Josey Powell has spent a good majority of ...



High School Sports: Kelly makes football team from scratch (9/25/12)  Southeast Missourian

Kelly head coach Kenneth Riedinger declares a touchdown against St. Vincent in the third quarter Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 in Benton, Mo. (Laura Simon).



On The Run: Another great day on the rockpile  Conway Daily Sun

The Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race is in the books for 2018. It was a beautiful day on the rockpile, even with 40-mile per hour winds ...



Local News: “Whistle Down the Wind” opens Thursday night (3/15/17)  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Photo by Steve Patton, staff The cast of "Whistle Down the Wind," rehearsing Tuesday night at the KHS Auditorium. The spring musical at KHS opens Thursday ...



A Super week for local Patriots cheerleader  Conway Daily Sun

CONWAY — As weeks go, it was a pretty super one for Jamie McDonough.



Assistance Canine Training Services to graduate three therapy and service dogs Sunday  Conway Daily Sun

Melanie Robinson (center) greets a John Fuller student with her therapy dog, Brooke, Wednesday. (JAMIE GEMMITI PHOTO)CONWAY — Brooke, a black ...



For alleged kidnapper of NH teen, a life of mystery  Boston Globe

GORHAM, N.H. — Nat Kibby is regarded by many of his acquaintances as an eccentric man. And so when he bought a large, red container unit and parked it ...



Garrett Short Car & Bike Show gears up for fifth installment  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Planning for the annual Garrett Short Car and Bike Show recently kicked off with the T-shirt design contest, with the winning design being chosen from Kennett ...



To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Title IX, here are 15 powerful women who played sports in school  HelloGiggles

Not everyone is cut out for high school or college athletics. I was one of those people who marched four years of high school band to escape two years of regular ...



Local author releases second serial book; book signing Feb. 2  Daily Dunklin Democrat

Conn Hamlett, known to many area residents as "Billy" Conn, will hold a book signing at the Dunklin County Library for his new book, "John Lee Johnson On The ...



Heartland's Best Students for 2016  KFVS

High School Valedictorian Activities & Honors Advance High School Creighton Miles Creighton served as FBLA and Beta Club treasurer. He was FFA secretary.



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