Lady Hawks Add Irby, Finalize Roster

The Quincy University women’s basketball team has announced the addition of Whintae Irby, a 5-6 guard, finalizing the Lady Hawks roster for the 2007-08 season. Irby joins the Lady Hawks after one season at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock.

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James L. Scott

James Leroy Scott, age 81, of Raytown, Missouri formerly of Knox County, Missouri, died Saturday July 28, 2007, at the Edgewood Manor Nursing Home in Raytown, Missouri.

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Herbert J. Echternkamp

 Herbert John "Fuzz" Echternkamp, age 84, formerly of 950 St. Charles, Quincy died Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at 7:15 a.m. at Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, MO.

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CAFO Buzz

Seems there’s been quite a buzz about CAFOs lately. And this is more than the buzz emanating from CAFO flies; this is the buzz coming from four recent events, all held July 19th; the “Meet the New Ag Director” event, the State Parks Advisory Board quarterly meeting, the MDNR hosted meeting regarding the proposed Arrow Rock CAFO, and the Shoemyer Fish Fry.

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Route U in Scotland County closed for railroad work Wednesday

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway will be replacing track and repairing the crossing on Route U just south of Gorin on Wednesday, July 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Route U will be closed at Route A during the operations; alternate routes should be used during this time.  The roadway will be opened to traffic at the end of the workday. 

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