ROAD CLOSED

Highway 15 just north of Memphis closed for a bridge replacement on Monday, June 14. Bleigh Construction, of Palmyra, Missouri, was awarded this project in the amount of $892,838, and has 60 days to complete the project.

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Teen American Ninja Warrior Contestant has Family Ties to Edina

By Echo Menges Sixteen-year-old Elijah Browning made his debut on national television at the end of May as the first teenage American Ninja Warrior competitor. The popular show is a grueling physical competition where contestants compete to see who can finish the Ninja Warrior obstacle courses in the shortest amount of time. Many contestants never…

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“It Felt Like a Good Fit”

By Mike Scott Another long-time Clark County business is about the change hands. Huffman Insurance was started in 1971, when Robert Huffman moved his family to Kahoka.  Robert Huffman came to Kahoka to manage Clark Mutual Insurance, and at the same time, bought the Bricker Insurance Agency from Charley Bricker, and changed the name to…

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Missouri Rural Electric Coop celebrating 85 years

Missouri Rural Electric Cooperative celebrates its 85th anniversary this month. There have been many changes since the cooperative was first formed, and change remains a constant factor in the business.   Missouri Rural Electric Cooperative has been in its current headquarters on W. Ross St. since 1996. It was June 16, 1936, when Missouri Rural…

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Kahoka Celebrates Flag Day

Following Monday’s Flag Day Parade, the Sewcial Quilters of Clark County presented seven local veterans with Quilts of Valor. Receiving quilts were (not in order) Keith Wilson – Navy Donald “Pete” Yates – US Marine Corps Roy Brown – Army Roscoe Nelson – Army Brian Hillyer – US Navy James Folker – Army Paul David…

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Lewis competing in Miss Missouri pageant

by Patty Cheffey When 24 young ladies gather Sunday in Mexico, Mo., for the Miss Missouri Pageant, one of Palmyra’s own will be among them. Amanda Lewis is once again competing for the title of Miss Missouri. (Contributed photo) Amanda Lewis, daughter of Shelley and the late John Lewis, Palmyra, will be competing for the…

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Four generations of Steinbecks serve in military

A proud Palmyra grandmother announces fourth generation of her family to be a part of the military. Randy and Jakob Steinbeck expressed how much they missed their dad, M. Sgt. Jeffrey Steinbeck, while he was overseas. The two have followed their father into the military, making them the fourth generation of that family to do…

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Buggs-Tipton Dominates at State Track Competition

By David Sharp, NEMOnews Media Group Events such as the May 22, 2021 Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 1 Track and Field Championships are a forum where history can be and is made. Green City freshman Asher Buggs-Tipton introduced himself to sports followers all over Missouri and likely the Midwest when he won…

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