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Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014

Baby's First Birthday (05/19/14)
"I am one with my cake!" Connor Nenninger enjoying his first birthday cake!
Snow (12/06/13)
Jakes first Deer (11/24/13)
Jakes Phillips first Deer! Thanks to uncle Jerry Menz!
Jakes first deer (11/19/13)
Jake and his first deer! Big thanks to uncle jerry!
School official: Oran threat rumor was unfounded (09/19/13)
ORAN, Mo. -- Superintendent Mitch Wood said Wednesday some students made "false accusations" against another student that spread, but school officials don't believe there ever was an actual threat made. Several high school students went to social networking website Twitter on Tuesday night talking about a threat that would be carried out Wednesday, and said many students would stay home to avoid danger.
Oran Woman Wins Missouri's Horseshoe Championship (09/16/13)
The Missouri Horseshoe Pitching Association held their State Championship Competition from August 30th to September 2nd in Lebanon. 239 pitchers signed up for the four day event with ages ranging from six year old Warren Highley of Harrisonville to 90 year old Reese Warden of Ozark. ...
Beautiful Lilly (07/07/13)
Beautiful Lilly two different colors growing on same plant.
Class 1 baseball semifinal delayed (05/27/13)
Monday's Class 1 state baseball semifinal between Oran and Sturgeon, originally slated for 3 p.m. in O'Fallon, Mo., has been delayed by inclement weather. Missouri State High School Activities Association officials have told members of both teams not to arrive at T.R. hughest Ballpark until 5 p.m. It is believed the game would start shortly thereafter...
Oran under boil-water order (03/19/13)
ORAN, Mo. -- A boil-water order has been issued for Oran. According to Mayor Tom Urhahn, work was being done on a pump Monday to fix the problem, which he hoped would be remedied soon. The boil-water order will remain in effect for at least two days while water samples are taken...
Oran sprints past SCC for tournament crown (01/20/13)
By JOHN UNTERREINER ~ Southeast Missourian MORLEY, Mo. -- The second half of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament championship showdown between Oran and Scott County Central was more coronation than basketball game. And for the first time in six years, somebody other than the Braves are wearing the crown...
Upsidedown Snowman (12/30/12)
Upsidedown Snowman built by Emma & Aunt Tracie
Otis (10/01/12)
Our friend Otis is a Cocker Spaniel. He's the best friend and most unselfish dog ever. He has this "how can I make you feel better, I'm here for YOU" attitude all the time. Otis loves to chase a tennis ball and will do anything for an animal cracker. He truly makes our world a happier place...
Oran High School reunion (06/25/12)
The Oran High School Alumni Reunion was held June 9 at the Oran Knights of Columbus Hall. Many former students and teachers attended. President of the Oran Alumni, Cleda Curtis Neal, presented the business for the evening and master of ceremony was Rodney Legrand. Pictured are members from the Oran High School Class of 1942 celebrating their 70th meeting. From left Pat Howell Uptain, Ralph Heisserer and Ann Glueck...
5 Generations (06/03/12)
Something that usually does not happen many times in a life time. 5 Generations: From Back to Front Gracie Dennis, Cindy Shaffer, Michelle Moore, Rachel Moore and the newest of our family Kyla Alexis Grace Rains.
Brothers (06/02/12)
Sweet Tyler and Colten loving Destin Beach
Spoiled Rotten (05/14/12)
Sophie is 3 years old and is quite possibly one of the best dogs any one could ever own. She likes to eat, sleep and repeat. Her only flaws? Snoring too loud and not wiping her paws at the door.
We Love Our Big Brother (05/11/12)
Mari Lyn, Mili and Jase Fuemmeler after big brother Jase's first t-ball game.
May 6, 2012 Lightning (05/07/12)
Lightning from the May 5th 2012 storm.
Organization gives away prom and wedding dresses (05/06/12)
I was curious if you would please publish our story, I have started an organization out of my home called Dreams 2 Reality! For some, school dances will become a wonderful memory they will relive over and over again through their long and happy lives. ...
Teague - Tilley (04/20/12)
Jeffrey and Teardra Tilley of Oran announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Tilley, to Luke Teague. He is the son of Rev. Gary and Cindy Teague of Rolla. Tilley is graduating Oran High School this year. She has worked in food services for the last year and half...
Motorcycle crashes lead to fatality, injuries (03/25/12)
Two area men were badly hurt in motorcycle crashes on Thursday, with one crash causing a Zalma, Mo., man's death. Steve A. Walker, 55, of Zalma, was killed when an SUV driven by 31-year-old Violet L. Little, also of Zalma, drove into the path of his motorcycle while making a left turn, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol's online crash reports. The crash happened on Highway 51 at Zalma at about 6:15 p.m...
Diggin' for a Cure (11/18/11)
The Oran Lady Eagles volleyball team poses with their Breast Cancer Awareness bulletin board. Pictured on the left side (front to back): Chrissy Sauceda, Angela Schrum, Addie Kielhofner, and Lera Rose. Middle section (left to right): Allie Cummins, Kali Mills, Molly Cook, and Brooke Schlitt. Right side (front to back): Molly Webb, Stephanie Markham, Taylor Nenninger, and Toni Hency...
Ready for Game 7. (10/28/11)
Cash H. is ready for Game 7, as long as he's in a warm place.
Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award program (09/07/11)
Riverside Regional Library is participating in the Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award program. ...
Blue Dragonfly (07/24/11)
10 Year old Jackson Diebold lays in Castor River while a blue dragonfly lands on his nose.
Gardening (07/24/11)
7 Year old Jordan loves to help her Daddy in the Garden. Here, she is helping him harvest the cucumbers. The crop has been plentiful and she loves to eat them!
Sarah Gaines awarded Williams Travel Grant (06/02/11)
Sarah R. Gaines, graduate candidate in dietetics at Eastern Illinois University, was selected to receive a Williams Travel Grant for her research titled, Effect of a Walking Program on University Students' Levels of Physical Activity. The award recognizes excellence in graduate research and supports travel to present at regional and national conferences. ...
Successful youth hunt for 8 year old! (04/14/11)
Tyson Loper of Oran, son of Drew and Melissa Goodale, killed 23 pound turkey on Sunday April 10th, 2011 at his great-grandparents farm in Whitewater, MO accompanied by his Uncle Bill Loper, also of Oran.
Oran to Host 2nd Annual Memorial Run/Walk (04/05/11)
It has been almost two years since Oran has experienced the tragic losses of two teens, Alexis "Lexi" Cummins and Austin "Tut" Todt. They were involved in an automobile wreck which resulted in the loss of their lives. Family and friends have again joined together to host the 2nd Annual Memorial Run/Walk for Lexi and Tut. ...
Moore graduates from military training (02/23/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Pvt. Devan Moore, of Oran, recently completed his military training to become a motor transportation operator for Missouri National Guard's Detachment 1, 1221st Transportation Company in Sikeston. "I joined the Guard because I wanted to serve my country," Moore said. The Guard was a perfect fit for him because he can fulfill his duty as a Soldier but stay at home in Missouri, he said...
Hayden's first deer (11/11/10)
Eight-year-old Hayden Bollinger bagged his first deer, an eight-point buck, on his grandfather's, Dan Bollinger, property.
Pvt Devan Moore Graduation (11/05/10)
Pvt Devan Moore graduated on Nov 4th in Fort Leonard Wood, MO. This is Pvt Moore with his sister Rachel Moore.
Belly Up Bar & Grill brings Halloween to Oran, MO (10/23/10)
Well, my husband and I relocated from Florida to Missouri eary this year when we opened our restaurant and bar. With Halloween and Christmas being our two favorite holidays, we have decked out the restaurant with a lot of spooky characters, with Moss hanging from the rafters and plenty of spiders and other crawley creatures. ...
My kids and the Covered Bridge (06/08/10)
Our family took off on a Sunday drive a couple of weeks ago and one stop was Old Bollinger Mill. My son, Blake, has grown a fascination of bridges so exploring Bollinger Mill's covered bridge made his day. I wanted to take this picture of my kids, Leah and Blake, to show how beautiful the day was and capture how much they have grown...
Allison Lynch 8 year old First Turkey-24 lb 10 1/4" beard!!!!! (04/13/10)
Allison Lynch of Oran, MO killed her first turkey opening day of youth season. 24 lb 10 1/4" beard Allison is the daughter of Allan and Dana Lynch of Oran, MO.
Otis (02/11/10)
Otis and Shane were outside playing Tuesday morning. Otis kept trying to catch snow as it blew around.
Our Back Yard (02/03/10)
Deer in our back yard Friday morning, January 29, 2010.