Editor's Pick: Photo Galleries

Skip Laukemper of Fort Myers, Fla., picks Norton grapes for Windy Winery the morning of the Great Northwest Wine Fest in Mound City, Mo., on Saturday, Sept. 27. Mound City R-2 volleyball players and members of the Craig R-3 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) assisted.

A rodeo clown, left, gets ready to signal a mutton bustin’ rider, right, at the Graham Rodeo at the Dakota Bronc Sisk rodeo grounds in Barnard, Mo., on Saturday, Aug. 9.

Jay Stover holds up his catch at the First Annual Fishing Derby on Big Lake (Mo.) on Saturday, July 19. Stover caught 20 pounds of fish and was one of 17 entries.

Fireworks splash the sky in color at the Mound City golf course on Thursday evening, July 3. (Photo by Laura Sharp)

Bill Richards pedals a penny-farthing bicycle at the Mound City Independence Day parade on Friday morning, July 4. (Photo by Laura Sharp)

Charlotte Plummer, daughter of John and Rachel Plummer of Oregon, Mo., smiles after winning “Grand Prize Toddler” at the Baby Show at the State Theater in Mound City, Mo., on Thursday, July 3. Justin Courtney drove Plummer the next morning in the Mound City Independence Day parade.

Bellevue School hosted students for 51 years until it closed its doors in 1964. Lillian Wright, class of 1961, in a Mound City News article from May 20, 2004, explained, “...we learned how to learn [at Bellevue]...I think our graduates could compete with anybody.”

Mound City kindergartner Emily Jo Martin races to the finish line of the 100-meter dash at the Elementary Track and Field Day on Friday, May 16.

Preschooler Lilli Barnes, gives it her all during the spring music concert Thursday, May 8.

Mound City R-2 preschoolers Leah Howell, left, Madison Livengood, center, and Maggie Osburn, right, sing during the graduation ceremony on Friday evening, May 16.

Mound City junior Hayden Marrs, left, takes the handoff from Josh Johnson, right, during the 3,200-meter relay at the state sectional track and field meet on Saturday, May 17, in Kearney, MO. The Mound City boys’ team placed first in the event and had a season-best time of 8:41.42.

Mound City juniors pose in front of an antique automobile provided by Dennis Dakan of Maryville, MO, before heading to Tiffany Heights for a promenade on Saturday, April 5. The students are, from left to right: (back row) Hayden Marrs, Chance Hollis, Lena Ashford, Emily Thomas, Lily Forehand, Grace Newcomb, Colton Smith, Miles Loucks, Randy Smith, Jamison Loucks, Taylor Coker, Nathan Hayes; (front row) Dillon Stroud and Timothy Runnels. Dylan Honea is in the car.

Mound City R-2 freshman Mequilla Rader leads a group of runners during the Glo-N-The-Nite 5K on Saturday night, April 26.

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