SEMA, NWS Offer Summer Severe Weather Awareness Information

 SEMA, NWS Offer Summer Severe Weather Awareness Information June 21 is the official start of summer. The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and the National Weather Service (NWS) set June 22-28 for the Summer Severe Weather campaign. This Summer Weather Safety Campaign focuses on Heat, Lightening, Flood Safety, and Weather radio information to keep citizens…

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American Red Cross Assists Multiple Storm Victims

American Red Cross Assists Multiple Storm VictimsOvernight Thunderstorms Displace Adair and Linn County Residents Heavy rains early Wednesday morning in Linn County forced the evacuation of approximately twelve families, including a number inside the Brookfield city limits. The American Red Cross has been coordinating with emergency management and law enforcement in Linn County to assist…

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Road Conditions in the Northeast District

Road Conditions in the Northeast District Traveler information map for northeast Missouri If you have questions about MoDOT’s work schedule, please call customer service toll-free at 1-888-275-6636 during normal business hours, or email us directly [email protected] Flood Information for Northeast area: The following roads are closed due to flooding on the Mississippi River. US 61…

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Knox County Places Four On Herald-Whig All Area Baseball Team

By David Sharp Senior Daniel McMahon has been named to the 2008 Quincy Herald-Whig and the Kirksville Daily Express All-Area Baseball Teams. Senior Zach Parrish made the Kirksville Daily Express All-Area first team and the Herald-Whig honorable mention baseball team. McMahon and Parrish were previously named to the Missouri Baseball Coaches Association Class 1 All-State…

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Area Athletes Take Part In 2008 Do or Die Bowl IV

Area Athletes Take Part In 2008 Do or Die Bowl IV By David Sharp Clark County head coach Matt Smith will lead the Missouri and Iowa side into the fourth annual KHQA Do or Die Bowl IV. The high school all star football game pits 2008 seniors from Illinois area high schools against area Missouri…

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Three Attend Youth Tour In DC

Washington, D.C. – 84 high school juniors participated in Missouri’s forty-fourth annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. June 13-19. Local delegates were (from left): Elsa Scott, Kahoka; Sarah Stokes, Laplata and Jenna McDaniel, Canton. They were sponsored by Lewis County Rural Electric Cooperative, Lewistown. The six-day tour provides an action-filled week for high…

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Over 75 Red Cross Workers Sustain Three Shelter Operations

Over 75 Red Cross Workers Sustain Three Shelter Operations Red Cross workers provide shelter and feeding to five counties along the Mississippi River Hannibal, Friday, June 20, 2008 – As flooding continues in five of the seven counties the organization serves, the American Red Cross Northeast Missouri Chapter is operating three emergency shelters throughout the…

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LARRY RAY

 Larry Ray, age 60, of Luray, MO, died unexpectedly Saturday, June 21, 2008, in the emergency room of Keokuk Area Hospital.

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