Knox County Races To Win At Highland

By David Sharp Knox County took advantage of a cold Highland shooting night, posting a 45-27 victory at Highland in December 17, 2012 non-conference girls play. The Lady Eagles ran the court well, finishing fast break opportunities. The Lady Eagles (4-2) won their third consecutive game. Highland was without all state player Ashton Luttrull, who…

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Start 2013 With a Healthy Resolution

By Kevin Fox With the New Year comes changes aside from having to hang up a new calendar. Many Clark County residents will begin 2013 by making the resolution that we will be seeing less of them over the coming months. But for the many who decide to lose weight many will also fail. “Losing…

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Middle School Math Students Place In Top 10

Clark County R-1 7th and 8th grade students, under the direction of Susan Turpin, competed in the Northeast Missouri Regional Professional Development Committee online math competition. On the first day of the contest local students led 16 schools to become the first daily winner.  After six days, 51 Clark County students swarmed the competition to…

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Knox Murder Investigation – What We Know So Far

By Echo Menges The details leading up to the shooting death of William “Bill” Bacon, 67, of rural Novelty on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 are, at this point, sketchy at best. Law enforcement officials have remained tight lipped about the investigation. “Since it is an ongoing investigation we really can’t release a lot of information,”…

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Driving With Caution In Winter Conditions

MSHP – Many Missourians awoke to find snow falling or in the weather forecast today. Winter weather calls for drivers to make adjustments! The Missouri State Highway Patrol encourages motorists to plan ahead and drive safely or not at all during inclement weather. Drivers: Take the time to clean snow and ice completely from your vehicle.…

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Multi-County Pursuit Leads To Arrest In Shelby County

MSHP – On December 18, 2012, at approximately 9:30 a.m. Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers recognized the driver of a maroon 1995 Chevrolet Lumina, Daremiah Lajai Gibson, 30, of Wright City, MO, who had several active felony warrants for his arrest. When the troopers attempted to stop the vehicle, a pursuit ensued westbound on Interstate…

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Kenneth R. Scoggin

   Kenneth Ray Scoggin, age 77, of LaBelle, MO, died Saturday, December 15, 2012, in Boone Hospital in Columbia, MO with his family and friends by his side. He was born February 25, 1935, in near LaBelle, MO, the son of Edgar and Dora Mae McDaniel Scoggin.  He was united in marriage to Donna Cunningham…

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Robert L. Shahan

   Robert L. Shahan, age 75, of Edina, MO, died Sunday, December 16, 2012, in the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, MO. He was born in Knox County, MO on March 15, 1937, the son of Clyde Clifford and Clara Evelyn Whitmire Shahan. He was united in marriage to Norma Lucille Hayden on October…

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