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Matthew and Abi Akers-Haywood of Fordland are the proud parents of a new baby, a boy, Sylas Payne Haywood, born at 12:42 p.m. Friday, June 19, 2020, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

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OATS Inc. transit is open for regular transportation service, but it’s open with many restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Last week, we started selling raffle tickets for the golf cart. You may have seen a picture of the cart in last week’s Citizen or on Facebook.

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The Seymour Senior Citizens’ Center currently is holding a fundraiser to raise money to put a new roof on its facility on the west side of the city square.

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Thursday, July 2 and Friday, July 3 - The Webster County Citizen, located on the west side of the Seymour square, will be closed for the Independence Day holiday. The deadline for all advertising and news for the July 8 edition is at 10 a.m. Monday, July, 6.Tuesday, July 28 - 2020 Apple Fest…

The Seymour Saddle Club will hold an equine “fun show” starting at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon at the club’s arena, located on Water Street.

Notice is hereby given that the Seymour R-II Board of Education will conduct a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 2020, at the administration office at 416 East Clinton Avenue.

What the heck is going on here at the corner of East Clinton and North Charles streets?

With all of this traffic Monday at the Casey’s General Store on Main Street, I decided to walk inside and get myself a cup of coffee.

For the past two decades, the Seymour Community Library has played host to weekly “storytimes” for local children during the summer break.

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Thursday, July 2 and Friday, July 3 - The Webster County Citizen, located on the west side of the Seymour square, will be closed for the Independence Day holiday. The deadline for all advertising and news for the July 8 edition is at 10 a.m. Monday, July, 6.Tuesday, July 28 - 2020 Apple Fest…

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Matthew and Abi Akers-Haywood of Fordland are the proud parents of a new baby, a boy, Sylas Payne Haywood, born at 12:42 p.m. Friday, June 19, 2020, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

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OATS Inc. transit is open for regular transportation service, but it’s open with many restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Last week, we started selling raffle tickets for the golf cart. You may have seen a picture of the cart in last week’s Citizen or on Facebook.

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The Seymour Senior Citizens’ Center currently is holding a fundraiser to raise money to put a new roof on its facility on the west side of the city square.

The Seymour Saddle Club will hold an equine “fun show” starting at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon at the club’s arena, located on Water Street.

Notice is hereby given that the Seymour R-II Board of Education will conduct a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 2020, at the administration office at 416 East Clinton Avenue.

The annual Morris-Ross reunion in Seymour has been canceled for this year due “to everything that’s going on,” organizers said.

What the heck is going on here at the corner of East Clinton and North Charles streets?

What exactly are the folks at Blue Collar Resale & Consignment reselling? Or consigning?

With all of this traffic Monday at the Casey’s General Store on Main Street, I decided to walk inside and get myself a cup of coffee.

Ashley Little of Seymour and Samuel Golden of Henley are to be wed on Saturday, June 13.

A local business is doing its best to stimulate the local economies of the three Webster County communities that it serves.

When Steph's Place Cafe & Bakery opens from 8 to 11 a.m. this Thursday morning for its first day of breakfast service, owner Stephanie Essary has released the morning's menu.

An open house for Steph’s Place Cafe & Bakery arrives from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at the restaurant’s new location at 202 West Washington Street on the southwest corner of the Seymour square.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. CDC also advises the use o…

Some families obeying stay-at-home orders have turned to the internet to look for a pet, thinking they would have plenty of time to help the pet adjust to its new surroundings. Many have come across scammers who advertise on websites for animals don't exist and are never shipped. The coronav…

I’ve always been a law-abiding toad. Heck, I don’t even jaywalk, or actually jayhop, when I’m shopping on the square. But that sure isn’t the case for some folks.

With the gradual reopening of Missouri, SeniorAge will continue to follow the guidance of medical professionals, as well as federal and state counsel that calls for “vulnerable populations” to remain sheltered in place until phase-in reopening of businesses and activities stabilize.

Karen Mendoza of Chadwick was the winner of the quilt raffle for the Seymour M.S. Walk, which was canceled this year due to COVID-19.

I’m not a happy toad. Not at all. I came into work today for yet another unpaid, unauthorized shift, and I learned that Steven Pogue is the new assistant police chief for the Seymour Police Department.

What in the Sam Hill is going on here along Rhodes Street? It seems like I’m over here all of the time responding to some sort of nonsense. Earlier this month, we had perhaps the craziest case ever on Rhodes as there was stolen laundry, hijacked electricity and even a couple of felons with d…

The Seymour Nazarene Church received $1,200 last month from the Greater Seymour Area Foundation (GSAF) as the local foundation awarded nearly $10,000 in grants to 11 different groups and organizations.

Just an observation, but it’s pretty impressive how so many people have come together in our little town during this COVID-19 crisis.

Notice is hereby given that the Fordland R-3 Board of Education will conduct a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2020, in the central office.

Notice is hereby given that the Seymour R-II Board of Education will conduct a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2020, at the Seymour middle- and high-school library at 501 East Clinton Avenue, Seymour.

Practicing social distancing to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic may sound scary or impossible to do, but there are ways to appropriately handle the process, says Jagdish Khubchandani, a health science professor at Ball State University.

Feeling anxiety or depression is a common reaction in times of uncertainty or when there’s a perception of danger, and the COVID-19 situation certainly qualifies as such a time. This is something new and worrying that we are all facing together.