WALT D. KING

Walt D. King, age 84, of Alexandria, MO, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in Unity Point Hospital in Keokuk, IA. Walt was born September 26, 1935, in Mason City, IA, the son of J. D. and Marie “Mig” Grey King. He married Patricia Fransen and they were the parents of a son,…

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Memphis Cinema Cancels Weekend Movies Due to Storm

The Memphis Theater in Memphis, Missouri, has canceled movie showings on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 10, 11, 12, due to the incoming storm. “We want our patrons and our volunteers to be safe, so we’re canceling this weekend’s shows. Everything will show the following week including Little Women on the 17th, 18th and 19th.…

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City Asks Citizens to Help During Ice and Snow Storm

Edina, MO – Friday, January 10, 2020 – The City of Edina is busy making preparations for the coming snow/ice storm. City officials are asking citizens for assistance. “We are ready for the weather and we ask that everyone bear with us. We will do the best we can with the material we have, which…

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GARY MIKE BATLEY

Gary Mike Batley, 68 of Kahoka died Friday, January 3, 2020 at his home in Kahoka. He was born April 13, 1951 the son of George and Faye Otto Batley in Keokuk.  On April 8, 2006 he was united in marriage to Yvonne Brock in St Francisville. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Travis…

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MONTI LEE SHINKLE

  Monti Lee Shinkle, 58, of New London, died Sunday, January 5, 2020.  He was born May 12, 1961, in Creston, Iowa to Donald Gail and Wynnette Hurd Shinkle.  He married Carol Birky; they divorced.  He then married Aleta McAfee; they divorced. Monti was a graduate of Kelly Walsh High School in Caspar, Wyoming. He…

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UPDATED: Brief Power Outages Reported in Knox and Some Surrounding Counties

***UPDATE*** Knox County, MO – January 4, 2020 – 6:15 p.m. – According to a representative of Ameren Missouri, equipment failure on the 69,000-volt line between Kirksville and Edina caused power outages mainly in Knox and Lewis counties Saturday morning, which affected approximately 400 customers. “The blinking was caused by some switching of some lines.…

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RAYMOND L. MOREHOUSE

Raymond L. Morehouse, age 87, of rural Kahoka, MO passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 in Unity Point Health Center in Keokuk, IA. Raymond was born July 5, 1932 in Clark County, MO, the son of Asa and Lula Pearl Campbell Morehouse.  He was united in marriage on August 24, 1952 to Rose L. Egley…

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LAWRENCE ALBERT “LARRY” SCHRECK

Maryville, Missouri – Lawrence Albert “Larry” Schreck, 80, of Maryville, Missouri passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Mosaic Medical Center in Maryville. Larry was born on August 20, 1939 in Alvin, Texas to Albert Maurice and Anna Mae (Hayden) Schreck. He was a graduate of the Kahoka Missouri High School and received his…

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ALICE L. JENKINS

  Alice L. Jenkins, age 80, of Camdenton, MO, passed away Saturday, December 28, 2019 in the Lewis Co. Nursing Home in Canton, MO. Alice was born October 17, 1939, one of eleven children, to Henry “Jake” and Elizabeth Louise Bick Logsdon. Alice was baptized into the Catholic Church at the Shrine of St. Patrick…

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Knox County Sheriff Sends Message to Illegal Dumpers

Edina, MO – January 2, 2020 – The Knox County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a report of illegal dumping on Monday morning, December 30, 2019.  The dumpsite was found on Old Lake Road north of Edina near the Edina Ball Field and included 13 bags of trash strewn across land near a bridge.  A Knox…

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