Dade County, MO

South Greenfield,

Joe Wayne Bowles

Joe Wayne Bowles, of South Greenfield, MO, departed this life on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in his home after suffering a brief illness. He just recently celebrated his 83rd birthday on June 12, 2021. Joe was born in Dade County, MO to Ernest and Ruby (Baldwin) Bowles. He attended the...
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Dade County,

Nancy Brown, Dade County’s 92-year-old Café Pie Baker

Kaitlyn McConnell is the founder of Ozarks Alive, a website that is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of local culture and history. To visit the site, click here. And to listen to the audio essay of "Ozarks Alive: Time Capsule," click the "play" icon below. The hum of hungry...
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Dade County,

Leona Irene Wilkins

Leona Irene Wilkins, of Greenfield, Missouri, departed this life on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at the age of 95. She was born on October 9, 1925 in Dade County, Missouri, to Bryan Jefferson and Goldie Mae (Gilmore) Lovely. Leona graduated from Greenfield High School in 1944. She was united in marriage to Richard Lee Wilkins on October 24, 1947.

Dwain Hughes

Dwain Hughes, of the Pennsboro community south of Greenfield, Missouri, departed this life and was called to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 11, 2021, in his home surrounded by his loving family at the age of 91. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday,...

Norma Sue (Hill) Stump Quapaw

Norma Sue (Hill) Stump Quapaw, of Greenfield, Missouri, departed to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at the Good Shepherd Community Care and Rehabilitation Facility in Lockwood, Missouri, at the age of 82. She was born on December 7, 1938 in Dade County, Missouri, to Bailey and...
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School Tax Issues Pass In Ozarks

Voters in several counties said yes Tuesday to ballot measures for schools. Voters in Dade County passed Proposition CARE, a tax levy increase for Greenfield Schools. Dallas and Webster County voters passed a no-tax increase bond issue for the Marshfield School District. Voters in Lawrence County passed a no-tax increase...

DCHD Single-dose COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Set for April 9

The Dade County Health Department will hold a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic on April 9 at Main Street Baptist Church on the south side of Greenfield off Highways MO 39 and U.S. 160. Unlike previous shot clinics, this event will utilize the single-dose, one-and-done COVID-19 vaccine produced by Johnson &...

Greenfield Easter Egg Hunt April 3

The Dade County Men’s Civic Club is sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt at the Greenfield City Park Saturday, April 3 at 1 p.m. sharp. Children from 1 to 12 years old are invited to participate. For safety, we request parents and on lookers to wear their face mask. In case of rain, we will do the hunt on April 10.
Golden City,

Wesley Wirth

Wesley Wirth, age 98, of Golden City, Missouri, passed away March 25, 2021, at Good Shepherd Community Care in Lockwood, Missouri. Wesley was born December 10, 1922 in Dade County, Missouri, to Conrad Wirth and Freida Clara (Haustein) Wirth. Wesley graduated from Golden City High School in the class of 1941. On March 22, 1948, Wesley married Dorothy Mae Harris in Harrison, Arkansas.
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Greenfield, Mo. community mourns the loss of doctor to COVID-19

GREENFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The small town of Greenfield only has two family physicians. And now that’s down to just one. The doors of the Greenfield Medical Center are now shuttered because of the death of 52 year-old Dr. Michael Bennett, who passed away March 6 after a battle with COVID-19.
Dade County,

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Dade County, March 8

The Dade County Health Department is partnering with Ozarks Community Health Center to bring a COVID-19 vaccination clinic to Greenfield for Dade County on March 8, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Site partner Main Street Baptist Church in Greenfield is providing the location for the clinic, in their facility at 513 Crestview Drive in Greenfield, just off Missouri Highway 39/U.S. Highway 160.
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How prescribed burns help preserve prairie in Dade County, Mo.

LOCKWOOD Mo. (KY3) - Fire is often seen as an unwanted, destructive force of nature. But fire serves a purpose. Located a few miles north of Lockwood, the Welsch Tract Prairie was purposely set on fire. “Essentially [the fire] kind of restarts the clock and allows for new growth next...
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Virgil Ray Davis

Virgil Ray Davis went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 30 2021, at the age of 81 at his home in Monett, Missouri after a long illness. Virgil was born at home on July 23rd 1939 in Dade County to the late Orla Davis and Lola Bird. He was one of 12 children. He graduated from Jasper County School System in 1956. After high school he joined the Marine Reserves.
Dade County,

COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin in Dade, Lawrence Counties

The Dade County Health Department received its first doses of COVID-19 vaccine early last week and began distributing them to county residents almost immediately. The Lawrence County Health Department also received the first 200 doses of vaccine to distribute later in the week. Residents of Dade County that had signed...
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State Auditor Galloway Set To Start Dade County Audit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Jan. 27, 2021) State Auditor Nicole Galloway has begun a regularly scheduled audit of Dade County, located in southwest Missouri. The most recent audit of Dade County was issued in May 2018, with the county receiving an overall rating of poor. A follow-up report on county operations was released in December 2018.
Golden City,

Betty Mae Nelson

Betty Mae Nelson, 87, of Golden City, Missouri, died Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Dudenville Cemetery, Dudenville, Missouri. Friends may stop by Greenfield Funeral Chapel to sign the guestbook and pay their respects from 2. to 6 p.m. on Friday, January 29, 2021.