by Carol Harris, Branson area, and Mary Engler-Guccione, Joplin area
Larry Frazier, CEO and general manager of White River Valley Electric Cooperative Inc., has received the 1998 Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives.
The statewide association presented the annual award at its October annual meeting, citing Frazier's accomplishments and service on dozens of statewide and national committees for rural electric-affiliated programs. Frazier will retire from his position with White River at the end of the year.
Adrianna Norris became a first-time business owner with the opening of Finley River Chiropractic; PaPPo’s Pizzeria & Pub launched its newest location; and Huey Magoo’s opened its second store in the Ozarks.