Local artist Sharon Young currently is restoring the large mural on the east side of the O'Reilly Auto Parts building at the southeast corner of the Seymour square.

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Mia Wiley of Fordland and Reghan Matlock of Seymour made the Drury University’s day school fall 2021 dean’s list, according to a news release from the college campus in Springfield.

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Courntey Mings of Fordland and Melonie McIntosh, Rebecca Shelton and Whitney Taylor, all of Seymour, recently were announced as members of Drury University’s evening and online school fall 2021 dean’s list.

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The city of Seymour's office of community development will hold a regular community-leaders meeting on Monday, Jan. 24, at Seymour City Hall that is open to the public and features two local speakers who specialize in accounting.

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Monday, Jan. 24 - Seymour's office of community development meets, 6:30 p.m., Council Chambers at city hall. See article on Page 3 in this week's Citizen for additional information.Tuesday, Feb. 22- Tuesday, March 29 - Filing for county offices for the 2022 election cycle, 8 a.m. Tuesday, Fe…

Cathy Simpson, center, president of the Seymour Lions Club, presented a check last Monday, Dec. 13, to the Seymour Park Board for $3,000 for a new slide at the city's South park. The $3,000 was given to the local Lions Club via a grant this fall from the Se-Ma-No Electric Foundation.

A longtime couple from Diggins, Gilbert and Katerina Lawson, soon will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary, which arrives this Sunday.

We are so thankful to Gary Childress, a longtime benefactor of the Seymour Community Library.

Three rounds of free movies will be offered early next year at the historic Owen Theatre in downtown Seymour, the Seymour Area Arts Council announced Monday.

On the evening of Saturday, Dec. 4, the Seymour Scouts presented a new American flag to the historic Owen Theatre in Seymour's downtown as the local troop donated it to the venue.

We were so excited to have “Princess Chaney” present a “StoryTime” at the library this Saturday! We appreciate her heart for community service and her desire to show our community that royalty can do more than just wear a crown.

Missouri WIC is extending the temporary increase of the Cash Value Benefit (CVB) for fruit and vegetable purchases for January, February and March 2022. The increase is the same amount as November and December — $24 per month for child participants, $43 per month for pregnant and postpartum …

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Monday, Jan. 24 - Seymour's office of community development meets, 6:30 p.m., Council Chambers at city hall. See article on Page 3 in this week's Citizen for additional information.Tuesday, Feb. 22- Tuesday, March 29 - Filing for county offices for the 2022 election cycle, 8 a.m. Tuesday, Fe…

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Mia Wiley of Fordland and Reghan Matlock of Seymour made the Drury University’s day school fall 2021 dean’s list, according to a news release from the college campus in Springfield.

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Courntey Mings of Fordland and Melonie McIntosh, Rebecca Shelton and Whitney Taylor, all of Seymour, recently were announced as members of Drury University’s evening and online school fall 2021 dean’s list.

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The city of Seymour's office of community development will hold a regular community-leaders meeting on Monday, Jan. 24, at Seymour City Hall that is open to the public and features two local speakers who specialize in accounting.

Cathy Simpson, center, president of the Seymour Lions Club, presented a check last Monday, Dec. 13, to the Seymour Park Board for $3,000 for a new slide at the city's South park. The $3,000 was given to the local Lions Club via a grant this fall from the Se-Ma-No Electric Foundation.

A longtime couple from Diggins, Gilbert and Katerina Lawson, soon will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary, which arrives this Sunday.

We are so thankful to Gary Childress, a longtime benefactor of the Seymour Community Library.

Three rounds of free movies will be offered early next year at the historic Owen Theatre in downtown Seymour, the Seymour Area Arts Council announced Monday.

On the evening of Saturday, Dec. 4, the Seymour Scouts presented a new American flag to the historic Owen Theatre in Seymour's downtown as the local troop donated it to the venue.

We were so excited to have “Princess Chaney” present a “StoryTime” at the library this Saturday! We appreciate her heart for community service and her desire to show our community that royalty can do more than just wear a crown.

Missouri WIC is extending the temporary increase of the Cash Value Benefit (CVB) for fruit and vegetable purchases for January, February and March 2022. The increase is the same amount as November and December — $24 per month for child participants, $43 per month for pregnant and postpartum …

As the extended deadline for applications in Seymour’s Share Your Christmas (SYC) program arrived today (Wednesday), families to be sponsored by the local holiday-help effort can be selected Friday from Christmas trees placed at two banks in Seymour.

Before the annual Seymour Christmas Parade steps off on this Saturday, Dec. 4, a local delicacy will be served at the historic Owen Theatre on the city square's south side.

The chili feed sponsored by the Seymour Park Board on Saturday, Nov. 20, in front of the historic Owen Theatre to raise funds for a new slide at Seymour's South

Baker Creek Seed Company owners Jere and Emilee Gettle make it a priority to give back to the communities served by their business.

I have just completed my sixth month as the director of the Seymour Community Library, and it has been an exciting and educational experience. Many exciting programs and updates had been started before I arrived, and many more are still in the works.

There were 35 people who attended last Thursday morning's free Veterans Day breakfast for military veterans at Steph's Place Cafe & Bakery in Seymour, which was held by local American Family Insurance agent Michael Kyle, far left, and Steph's Place owner Stephanie Essary, right.

Students from the Youth Empowerment Project (Y.E.P.) at Seymour High School recently received a $350 donation from the Seymour Merchants' Association for working in a variety of venues at the Seymour Apple Festival earlier this fall.

The Seymour High School boys' and girls' basketball teams recently received a $500 donation from the Seymour Merchants' Association for trash cleanup during the Seymour Apple Festival earlier this fall

Wide variety of Christmas activities on square Dec. 4 Despite a bevy of activities on the Seymour square that day, the annual Seymour Christmas Parade, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4, will step off at 5:30 p.m., as has been the case for the past two decades.

If you are looking for Christmas gifts as the holiday season arrives, officials at the School Mom’s Building Museum & Gallery remind local residents that a wide variety of local history books are on sale.

Courtesy of the Seymour Merchants' Association, the Seymour Lions Club last week received a $500 check for its annual Share Your Christmas project that assists families who live within the boundaries of the Seymour R-II School District to have a happy holiday just before Christmas.

For its outstanding work conducted in September in the apple-pie and apple-slush booth at the Seymour Apple Festival, the youth group at the Seymour Nazarene Church recently received a $500 donation from the Seymour Merchants' Association, sponsor of the annual festival.

The second-place entry at the Seymour Lions Club's annual "Trunk-Or-Treat" event held on the city square on Saturday, Oct. 30, was Seymour's 2nd Amendment Guns.

The first-place entry at the Seymour Lions Club's annual "Trunk-Or-Treat" event held on the city square on Saturday, Oct. 30, was the Seymour Nazarene Church with its pumpkin patch.

The third-place entry at the Seymour Lions Club's annual "Trunk-Or-Treat" event held on the city square on Saturday, Oct. 30, was Steph's Place Bakery & Cafe of Seymour.

Bill Elgie, left, retired on Thursday, Sept. 30, after 17 years of services as the wastewater operator for the village of Diggins.

Webster County members of Missouri Retired Teachers & School Personnel Association (MRTA) played host to the Region 10 Fall Conference in Marshfield last Wednesday, Oct. 20. Participants attended from seven counties, as well as the Springfield, Tri-Lakes and South Central areas, Republic…

Earlier this fall, The Seymour Bank presented a $5,000 check to the Seymour YMCA, which represented the local bank's annual "Strong Y" donation.

Seymour’s Mean Greens Farm, located about two miles northeast of the city limits at 1501 State Highway AB, has opened its fall maze.

Lifetime Seymour residents Frank and Betty Lou Ipock will celebrate their 74th wedding anniversary this Sunday.

Allyson Marie Penner and Winthrop Joseph “Wint” Watwood were united in marriage on Sunday, June 6.

Officials from the Fordland Memorial Library, located at 157 West Main Street in the heart of the 800-resident city, said the inaugural car and bike show held at the library on Sept. 18 was a great success.

Thank you to everyone who took their children on the “StoryWalk” during the Seymour Apple Festival. It was so much fun to watch the children’s faces.