Russell Lee

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A Mountain Grove man was among two suspects arrested recently in a cold case murder that took place in August of 1986 in the state of Louisiana.Russell Lee, 60, was arrested on July 9 by the Mountain Grove Police Department without incident and has since been charged with second degree murder and...

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Russell Lee

A Mountain Grove man was among two suspects arrested recently in a cold case murder that took place in August of 1986 in the state of Louisiana.Russell Lee, 60, was arrested on July 9 by the Mountain Grove Police Department without incident and has since been charged with second degree murder and...
July 17, 2024

News

  • A 101st birthday celebration was held for Mae Murin as she officially turned 101 on May 31. A small party was held at her grandson’s home in Mountain Grove. Mae says she would like to thank everyone for her party, especially Country Mart for the donation of a beautiful cake.

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  • July 17, 2024
    There are less than 40 days until this year’s “Fruit and Feathers” Mountain Grove Heritage Festival.This year’s event celebrates the history of both the Fruit Station’s...
  • July 17, 2024
    The Mountain Grove High School Class of 1974 had a full float during the 2024 Mountain Grove High School Alumni Association’s Annual Parade held on Saturday, July 6. The photos show both sides...

Obits

  • Patsy Virginia McCrite

    July 17, 2024
    Patsy Virginia McCrite, daughter of Ross Eugene Waller and Aumilda Loree (Riddlespurger) Waller, was born Feb. 15, 1946, in Hinton, Okla., and departed this life July 8, 2024, at Glenwood Healthcare...
  • Bertha Pearl (Skaggs) Hutsell

    July 17, 2024
    Bertha Pearl (Skaggs) Hutsell, of Mountain Grove, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on July 8, 2024. She was born Sep. 14, 1936, in Ben Davis, the daughter of Lewis and Zina (Curtner) Skaggs. She...
  • Dan Delcour

    July 17, 2024
    Dan Delcour, 70, passed away July 9, 2024 in Springfield. He was born Feb. 22, 1954 in Mansfield to Francis and Geleta Adamson Delcour. Dan went to Hartville High School, and went on to go to...

Sports

  • The Mountain Grove High School Class of 1959 took a group photo with the new panther statue recently donated by fellow classmate Dick Wilson. Members of the Class of 1959 also attended the Friday night Mountain Grove High School Alumni dinner.

    July 17, 2024
  • July 17, 2024
    Mansfield stand-out senior baseball players Carter Garrison, seated on left, and Kaden Coble, seated on right, signed letters of intent recently to continue their careers at the collegiate level....
  • Jozey Sharp-MacPherson

    July 16, 2024
    Jozey Sharp-MacPherson, a recent Mountain Grove High School graduate, has etched her name into the school’s history as one of its top athletes. However, Sharp-MacPherson’s athletic...

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