News

MHS graduate Gracelynn Penn looks back at canceled opera, national award
05/04/2021 - 7:08am
Gracelynn Penn remembers vividly the day campus shut down last March. “The Clever Artifice of Harriet and Margaret” was set to open the next day, with Penn in the role of Margaret. “It was Friday the 13th, too,” she said. The 2019 Mexico High School...

Sports

Near misses at the Cunningham Invite
Missouri Military Academy's Mason Ruckman picked up a top ten in the long jump at the Louisiana meet. [Leslie A. Meyer Photography]
05/04/2021 - 6:59am
Head coach Traevonne Smith had confidence in his relay squads even before the season started. That trust was given a boost last Friday when Missouri Military Academy’s runners finished second in the 4x100 and 4x200 events at the Cunningham...

Obituaries

05/04/2021 - 10:39am
Dean Phillips, 64, Centralia, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 surrounded by his family at his home. He is survived by his daughters, Christy (Jeff) Smedley of Hallsville, Jessi (Justin) Conyers of Hallsville, and Missy (Jared) Hatfield of...