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.

The Missouri Retired Teachers' Association (MRTA), via its Webster County unit, recently presented a $500 classroom grant to Caroline Collins, director of bands for the Seymour R-II School District, for the "Tiger Pride" marching band's color guard.

On Tuesday, Aug. 17, members of the Seymour FFA chapter assisted Missouri Farmers Care in packing meals for the "Drive To Feed Kids" at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia. The goal was to pack 200,000 meals, and when the dust settled, 203,544 meals were packed and went out for distribution.

Addie Kelley, left, a freshman at Seymour High School and a percussionist for the Seymour High School "Tiger Pride" band, recently was selected for the Springfield Youth Symphony.

New employees for the current 2021-22 school year at the Seymour R-II School District include, from left, front row — Madison Lumley, middle-school science teacher; Morgan Helms, elementary nurse; Melody Ipock, middle-school counselor; Lisa Niehaus, English interventionist for grades 6-12; A…

Seymour students will eat free this school year.

Although protective masks won’t be required in classrooms during the upcoming 2021-22 school year, which begins next Tuesday at the Seymour R-II School District, masks will be required when students ride the local district’s school buses, Superintendent Steve Richards said.

Late last month, a glimpse into the city of Seymour’s history was discovered in the form of several scrapbooks found in the archives of the Seymour Community Library.

The Seymour R-II School District has purchased nearby land.

Although the original 2021-22 school calendar, set early this year, calls for it, there won't be an open house for students of the Seymour R-II School District this Thursday evening.