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Three Nixa Choirs were selected to perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association In-Service Workshop/Conference. This is the highest state honor a choir can receive. The Inman Intermediate Eagle Honors Choir, Nixa Junior High Varsity Tenor/Bass Choir and Nixapella from Nixa High School will take the stage in front of hundreds of Missouri music educators on Jan. 28-Feb. 1, 2025. more
The Nixa Board of Education is among a select number of Missouri school boards out of 500 districts in the state that earned the Missouri School Boards’ Association’s (MSBA) 2024 Governance Team Award. more
The Nixa Aquatics Center officially reopened on Monday, June 10. After completing extensive repairs to fix the pool’s leak, the Center is ready to welcome the community back for a fantastic summer. more
Since its founding in 2003, 4 The Love of K9s dog rescue has made it their mission to save unwanted dogs from a horrible fate and find them loving homes. Because of the dedication of organization owner, Sherry Lee, and her team, 1,000 dogs have been rescued out of the Nixa Animal Control pound. more
Each year, choir students across the state of Missouri are invited to audition for the 7th and 8th grade All State Choir. This choir performs at the Missouri Choral Directors Association Summer Conference each July. more
Nixa High School Journalism students took home more than 30 awards and recognitions at the 2024 Journalism Day event hosted by the Missouri Interscholastic Journalism Association. Among the awards were two Best of Show winners and five All Missouri winners. more
Nixa Journalism won the top Journalism Sweepstakes award at Missouri Southern State University’s Media Showcase event on April 10. The awards are based on student work for the journalism department’s four publications: Wingspan magazine, EagleAir TV broadcast news, the Eagle Yearbook and NixaJournalism.net. more
The City of Joplin is announcing the hiring of Drew Douglas as its first-ever Director of Communications and Marketing. Douglas will begin his new role with Joplin on April 22. more
First responders descended upon Nixa High School on Monday afternoon to participate in a “Docu-Drama” assembly for all junior year students. The scene was played out by student actors and depicted a car accident and student death, which showcased the consequences of impaired driving. more
Nixa Journalism students recently attended the National High School Journalism Convention April 4-6 in Kansas City. “Wingspan,” the student-produced news magazine, won second place in the convention’s news magazine Best of Show competition. EagleAir ranked 10th place in the Broadcast category. more
Nixa Parks and Recreation continues to work to get the pool repaired and ready for the upcoming pool season. Contractors began the onsite work on March 29, and have ordered the necessary materials needed for the project. more
Educators devote limitless time, and often their own resources, to helping students pursue their passions. To recognize the contributions of Missouri’s leading agricultural teachers, Nationwide and the Missouri FFA Foundation are honoring exceptional teachers as semi-finalists for the Missouri Golden Owl Award. more
An Evening with Richard Dreyfuss will be held at Nixa’s Aetos Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. more
The City of Nixa has launched Nixa 2045, a process for planning the city’s growth for the next 20 years and beyond. The city is gathering public input for this new comprehensive plan process to help develop a plan that guides the decision-making, development and infrastructure projects across the community and serves as a road map to visualize where the community wants to go as a city and the path to reach that destination. The focus of the plan emphasizes land use, transportation, education, parks and trails, development patterns, housing types, infrastructure and economic development. An initial public survey was launched in late 2023 for the community to share their priorities for Nixa’s future. more
Mecole Hardman, Jr., from the Kansas City Chiefs, is set to come to Nixa’s Aetos Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, April 21. In this special evening in the Meridian Title Performance Hall, starting at 7:00 p.m., Hardman will share about his life, challenges and how he found success as a way to inspire others to follow their dreams and the hard work it takes to achieve those. more
Nixa High School's student-produced news magazine, “Wingspan,” and its related website, NixaJournalism.net, earned a Silver Medalist award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). more
Singer Danny Gokey is scheduled to perform at Nixa’s Aetos Center for the Performing Arts on April 25 at 7:00 p.m. more
Colton Dixon and Jordan Feliz are bringing their Love and Light Tour to Nixa’s Aetos Center for the Performing Arts this Saturday, March 2. more
The Nixa Parks & Recreation department continues working to repair and improve the pool at the Nixa Aquatics Center. The City anticipates construction work on the repairs and improvements to begin in March. more
On Feb. 18, Nixa High School’s a cappella choir, “Nixapella,” participated in the International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA, the same competition featured in the movie “Pitch Perfect”) quarterfinals at Liberty High School. This region is one of the most competitive in the country, drawing competitors from across five states. Nixapella, in only its third year of existence, not only won the entire competition, they beat the winners from the previous two years. more
The City of Nixa has opened up bidding for graphic design services, photography services and videography services. The city is looking for qualified and talented local creative professionals to establish a contract for hourly work. more
Lucid TLC Arts is moving to a new location in downtown Nixa. The art gallery, owned by artist Tiffany Collins, is moving from 214 N. Massey Blvd. to 111 South Main St. more
Nixa’s Aetos Center for the Performing Arts is celebrating its one year anniversary this month. more
The Nixa Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Nixies Award Gala this past Saturday, Feb. 10 at Ozarks Event Center in Nixa. more
Charges have been filed for an Arkansas woman after an alleged fraud attempt and police chase on Thursday, Jan. 25 in Nixa. more
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