On Friday, College Heights Christian School, Joplin, senior Mattie Beard received a $500 check from the Indian Creek Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) during the chapter's annual banquet held at the Civic.

On Friday, College Heights Christian School, Joplin, senior Mattie Beard received a $500 check from the  Indian Creek Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) during the chapter's annual banquet held at the Civic.
"It is exciting (to receive this check) because its an organization that I have been invested with with my parents since I was younger, so it is pretty cool for them the recognize me like this," she said. "It will go toward my education, go toward school and books."

Read the complete story in the Feb. 1 print edition of the Neosho Daily News.