Flash Flood Warning issued for Webster by NWS
Instruction: Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Many flood deaths occur in vehicles. A flash flood warning remains in effect until 8:30 PM CDT for rural areas of Northwestern Webster County, caused by heavy rain from thunderstorms. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen, and flash flooding is ongoing or expected shortly. The flash flooding may impact small creeks, streams, urban areas, highways, streets, underpasses, and other low-lying areas. Some locations that may experience flash flooding include several highways, low water crossings, and streams and drainages. The warning is based on radar indications.
And the winners are
Last week the Webster County Library held its first-ever bookmark contest. After all the votes were tallied, the Library announced the winners on May 25. The list of the winners and their categories are as follows:. Age 5-7: Eviee. Age 8-10: Teyla. Age 11-13: Micah. Age 14-17: Kimarie. Adult: Brianne.
Webster County medals at state
Jefferson City hosted the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Track and Field State Championship tournament this weekend. Schools from all over the state, including three from Webster County, competed to earn a spot on the podium. Here are the results from the championship. Senior Madyson (Maddy) Stewart placed...
Putting the bats in storage
Baseball has come to an end in Webster County. But, as it turns out, for the teams of Marshfield and Logan-Rogersville, it did not end the way they wanted. The Marshfield Bluejays entered the first round of the district six tournament on May 16 and took on Glendale. The Jays would fall to Glendale with the final score of 6-1.
Pulling for the Kids returns to fairgrounds
The Webster Lodge #98 is celebrating its 23rd Annual Pulling for the Kids Truck and Tractor Pull this Saturday, June 3. The event will take place at the Webster County Fairgrounds beginning at 5 p.m. through midnight. “Last year we were able to raise enough money to fund the Niangua...
Webster County added to dean's list
The following college students have been added to the spring semester dean's list or graduated. Brady Harris made Evangel University Dean's List. Alexa Higbee made Evangel University Dean's List. Rebecca Paul made Evangel University Dean's List. Fordland. Reghan Matlock made Drury University Dean's List. Sophia Sparks made Evangel University Dean's...
Webster County Health Unit To Continue WIC Services
The Webster County Health Unit announces a contract continuance to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2023 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program providing services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and...
Lebanon Man Injured In Motorcycle Accident On I-44
An 18-year-old Lebanon man suffered serious injuries following a car-motorcycle accident on I-44, three miles south of Conway, westbound, in Webster County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that the motorcycle operated by Michael L. Lile of Lebanon ran into the rear of a car driven by 61-year-old David G. Zuhlke of Springfield. Lile was airlifted to Cox South in Springfield. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
Kids Day – end-of-school treat
Except for the last day of school, which is Friday, the annual Kids Day is one the Webster Primary students look forward to. It was held Monday. Physical education teacher Shelly Gannaway and volunteers, including parents and Boys and Girls Club members, put on the fun workout.
- Holiday deadlines set in observance of the Memorial Day
The Webster County Citizen office, located on the west side of the Seymour square, will be closed next Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
- Webster County food inspections
Listed below are the most-recent food-inspection reports from the Webster County Health Unit:
Conway alum’ joins Mail team
Webster County native and Conway alumnus Ryder Berger is the newest member of the Marshfield Mail team, joining as a sports reporter. "It's been a goal of mine to build a solid lineup of local reporters since I first joined the Mail in 2020," said Editor Shelby Atkison. "Ryder is a perfect fit for our team."
Local golf teams compete at state after heavy rain
As the 2022-2023 school session comes to a close, so does the golf season for several teams around Webster County. The state tournament was held at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club in Sedalia on May 15-16. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. To continue reading, you...
Medals and sectionals
Track and Field this week saw many victories and medals for the schools of Webster County, so without delay, let us honor them. This item is available in full to subscribers. To continue reading, you will need to either log in to your subscriber account, or purchase a new subscription.
Grant money to go toward reducing overdose deaths in Greene, Christian and Webster Counties
A grant awarded to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is aimed at helping to reduce overdose deaths. The $111,650 Reducing Overdose through Community Approaches Mentorship or ROCA grant comes from the National Association of County and City Health Officials. Public health officials say it will support prevention strategies and activities to address the high rate of substance use and overdose deaths in Greene County.
CommUNITY partnership meeting sees continued involvement
The Webster County CommUNITY Partnership met Thursday, May 11 at the Marshfield Senior Center. The partnership first formed 10 years ago, initially registered as a Drug Prevention Coalition by the state of Missouri. Many attendees of the meeting represent organizations that provide behavioral health or social services in Webster County.
To State, sectionals, and beyond
May 13 proved to be quite successful for the track and field teams of Webster County. Starting was Conway, who participated in Class 2 Sectionals. Their track team would end up with three members advancing to state in seven events. Conway State Qualifiers are Gibby Beckler after placing second in...
Tieskotter publishes book honoring Webster County's military heroes
Carmelita Tieskotter is now a published author of the book titled “Webster County Missouri’s Military Heroes”, which was inspired by her granduncle and all of the names on the military monument at the Marshfield Square. With parents native to Webster County (Bob and Joe Ann (Bruton) Brinkley),...
Safe Harbor expands to pet services
Safe Harbor is now expanding their services to include pet care by partnering with BestyBnB to provide animal shelter for pets for those that are trying to leave domestic abuse situations. Survivors will not have to worry about leaving their pet with their abuser and can know and be comforted in the knowledge that their beloved pet is safe and out of harm.
Fair returns with carnival, pig show, rodeo and more
As warmer air moves in and the days get longer, summer is on the horizon. With that, the Webster County Fair is gearing up for its 86th season. This year, the carnival is back!. “We will have a carnival this year with all kinds of rides for adults and children,”...
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