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Emmett Haer, left, Craig, MO, and his wife, Twyla, right, a resident of Tiffany Heights Care Center in Mound City pose for a “Sweetheart” picture before sitting down to a table for two lunch in the day room at the care center on Friday, Feb. 13.

The Mound City R-2 Courtwarming coronation was held on Friday, Feb. 6, before the varsity basketball games with the Fairfax, MO, Bulldogs. The king and queen were chosen by the student body. Pictured above are King Randy Smith, left, and Queen Lena Ashford, right, both seniors at Mound City R-2.

The Mound City Panthers’ cheerleaders led Cub Cheerleading Clinic routines during halftime of the varsity games on Friday, Jan. 9, in Mound City. Pictured above are Aviree Roup, left, a sixth grader, and Taylor Quilty, right, a fifth grader, performing a cheer during the boys’ halftime break.

The first place winner in the Christmas Around the Square Lighting Contest in Oregon, MO, was the home of Brad and Deana Derr at 503 W. Nodaway. The residence was decorated by their son, Cutler Derr. The first place prize was $100 in local merchandise gift certificates. The homes were judged on Wednesday, December 17, by the Christmas Around the Square Committee.

There is just one more thing that I want, Santa says four year-old James Jones, left, during Santa’s visit to Paula’s Cafe in Craig, MO, on Saturday, December 20. James is the son of Diana and John Jones of Craig.

The street in front of Mound City’s State Theater was bustling with children and their parents - Immediately following the hilarious, entertaining performance of storyteller Will Stuck in the theater on Saturday, Dec. 6, kicking off the first annual Christmas on State Street festivities. While singing Christmas songs, the little ones anxiously searched for the fire truck that would be carrying Santa and Mrs. Claus to the theater. The jolly couple arrived and took time to listen to all of the children’s special requests for Christmas.

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