Governor Parson Highlights Data Supporting His Plan to Reopen Missouri

  As Missouri prepares to reopen on May 4th, 2020, Governor Parson highlights data supporting the state’s plan to move towards recovery. If you have questions about what precautions you should take, please visit health.mo.gov/coronavirus, or call our 24/7 hotline at 877-435-8411. The governor’s plan is designed to give Missouri a benchmark for moving forward: Expand…

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ALVA GRANT

  Alva Sandford (Sandy) Grant, age 87, of Edina, Missouri, went to be with his God on April 18, 2020, at the Kirksville Manor Care Center. He was born March 20, 1933, the son of Carl and Edith Grant in Piqua, OH.  Due to his father’s career, they lived in Mansfield, OH and Belvidere, IL…

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BYRON FOWLER

  Byron Turner Fowler, born January 28, 1928, to Ruth Leona (Queen) and Raymond Fowler, passed away at his home on April 15, 2020 at the age of 92. Byron was raised on the farm of his Uncle Eddie and Aunt Ethel (Queen) Norton near Rutledge, Missouri. He grew up learning about machinery, livestock, and…

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JULIANNE PETERS

  JULIANNE PETERS   Julianne Peters, 89, of Camp Point, died Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in the home of her daughter in Pensacola, Florida. Born July 12, 1930 in Edina, Missouri, Julianne was one of eleven children born to Bruce and Gladys Kenoyer Hamlin. She married Rev. Ray Peters January 31, 1950, in Memphis, Missouri.…

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 GENEVRA SCUDDER

   GENEVRA SCUDDER   Genevra Yveta Scudder, age 90, of Brashear passed away Saturday April 4, 2020. She is survived by her son James Marion Scudder and wife Elaine Matteson Scudder of Kirksville and two grandchildren Christina Anne Scudder Lee and husband Bryndon of St Charles, Missouri, and James (Jay) Marion Scudder II of Portland,…

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ADM Grain Bin Collapses In LaBelle

  A large metal grain bin, located at 7th Street, State and Hwy 6 in La Belle, Missouri, owned by ADM (Archer Daniels Midland) collapsed in the night, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. A break at the base of the bin, caused the grain to compromise the round metal bin at the concrete foundation. A few…

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Canton Woman Arrested For Fraud

  AMBER LUCAS On February 12, 2020, a Lewis County deputy arrested Amber Lucas, age 26, of Canton, Missouri on an outstanding Lewis County warrant for three counts of fraudulent use a credit/debit device, a class A misdemeanor.  This arrest is the result of a months-long investigation involving unauthorized purchases made on a Lewis County…

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Hartgrave and Wainwright Sentenced In Lewis County

The following individuals appeared before the honorable Russell E. Steele for sentencing on February 6, 2020: Daniel E Hartgrave, age 59, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa pled guilty to a class D felony of domestic assault in the second degree.  This was in relation to a January, 2018 investigation near Steffenville, Missouri.  Mr. Hartgrave admitted to…

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Lewistown and LaBelle Outdoor Storm Warning Siren Testing Begins

  (LEWIS COUNTY, MO) With the severe weather season quickly approaching, Lewistown and LaBelle will begin testing their outdoor warning sirens on a monthly basis to ensure that they are operational year round.   NECOMM 911 (Northeast MO Emergency Communications Center) in conjunction with area Fire Department and Emergency Management officials will conduct the tests for…

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COLLEEN HAGERLA PEASE

  After a multi-year battle with ALS, Colleen Pease passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 24, 2019, surrounded by her family and friends at the University Hospital in Columbia, MO. Colleen’s life will be celebrated at Compass Evangelical Free Church, 600 Silvey St., Columbia, MO, on Saturday, December 7, with a visitation at 10:00 AM…

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