First Baby of 2021 has arrived!
Vaughn named 2020 Clay Co. Officer of the Year
Ricker graduates from Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Academy
Jr. Cats and Lady Cats clinch Conference Championship
CSD reports employee after preschooler left on school bus
Covid cases spike during first days of February


First Baby of 2021 has arrived!

Corning has a new resident as of Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 10:36 a.m. Heil Gene Stevens was born to Jessica and Tommy Stevens of Corning and is the 56th First Baby of Corning.


District Tournament decision reversed

It was a topsy-turvy week of emotional up and downs for the Corning Bobcat basketball players; particularly the Lady Bobcats as it appeared they had played their last game of the season only to see

Bobcats fall to WR; 63-61

Jayden Wiedeman (#15) shoots for the Bobcats.

Bobcat triple threat; Colby Briney (#4), Cade Briney (#3) and Cyle Briney (#2) ready for Walnut Ridge.



Lady Cats narrowly lose to WR; 50-49

Ariel Martin (#52) reaching for the rebound.

Makenna Lunsford tries to keep the ball from a Walnut Ridge player.



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We had another one of those mixed-up holidays this week. It is beginning to look like everything that people my age ever learned in school is either eliminated, changed or has been giving away!

Corning’s secret sauce...

The winter weather water emergency should be shared as a story or example of why people should move to Corning. Its strength is its people.


My brother went home happy… he found his castor beans. It wasn’t easy and not until he enlisted the aid of Beverly Shepard did he locate some.

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