Victor Eugene Peterson

Victor Eugene Peterson, age 91 of Hurdland, MO, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018, in the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, MO. He was born October 21, 1927, in Knox County, MO the son of Jacob Axel and Nancy Price Peterson. He was united in marriage to Betty Mae Parrish on February 11,…

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Opal Lincoln Gee

Opal Lincoln Gee passed from this life to her heavenly reward on December 13, 2018. She was born March 8, 1924 in Pickering, MO to the late Orlo and Flossie (Neal) Lincoln. After her high school graduation, Opal attended Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma and later taught school. She married Donald Fosdick Gee on November…

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Van Elan Jones

Van Elan Jones 73 of Kirksville, MO passed away Wednesday (December 19, 2018) at Northeast Regional Medical Center. The son of Harry Wallace and Lucille Mildred (Rhoades) Jones, he was born June 7, 1945 in Kirksville, Missouri. Van attended various country rural school in Putnam County, Missouri. At the age of 9 the family moved…

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Barbara Jeanette (Jan) Doss

Barbara Jeanette (Jan) Doss, age 59, of Baring, MO, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018, in Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO.  She was born January 24, 1959, in Kirksville, MO, the daughter of Eldon Jewel and Barbara Jane Woodard Shultz.   She was united in marriage to Wendell Doss on June 18, 1977, in…

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Virginia Eilene (Kassahn) McCabe

Virginia Eilene (Kassahn) McCabe, 91, of Rutledge died Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. She was born on March 23, 1927, at home south of Rutledge in Benton Township, in Knox County, Missouri the daughter of John and Ula Arehart Kassahn and was welcomed by sister, Winnie. Eilene married Hillis…

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KAREN LYNN EYLER

  Karen Lynn Eyler, 49, of LaPlata, Missouri, passed away on November 8, 2015 at her residence in LaPlata, Missouri. Karen was born on May 3, 1966, in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of Raymond Kenneth and Estalene “Esty” Purvis Eyler. She was raised in the Baring Community and attended the Baring Elementary and Knox County…

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Knox County FFA Chapter Gears Up for Their Biggest Event Yet

Knox County FFA Chapter Gears Up for Their Biggest Event Yet When asked why this event is so important, President Kaitlin Gibbons had this to say, “The youth in agriculture today are challenged tremendously to follow in the footsteps of the farmers that have been feeding our nation for the past 100+ years. Education has…

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Doris Irene Primm Hire

  Doris Irene Primm Hire was born in a small house in La Belle, Missouri, on September 27, 1933.  She joined her older brother “Junior” (James Robert “Bob” Primm) to complete the family of James Robert Primm and Leta Alice Hayden Primm.   She soon earned the nickname Tootie from her big brother who dubbed her…

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Laura Lee Parrish

  Laura Lee Parrish, 85, of LaBelle, Missouri, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015, at the Country Aire Retirement Estates in Lewistown, Missouri. Laura was born in Edina, Missouri, on November 13, 1929, the daughter of Floyd and Ruth Stutsman Haines. She grew up on Edina, Missouri, and attended the Edina Elementary and High Schools…

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Annie’s Project – Farm Management for Women

Annie’s Project – Farm Management for Women Women have always played a large role in agriculture. They drive tractors and combines, haul grain, cook supper, and take care of their families. Women are becoming more involved in the business operations of the farm. Annie’s Project provides women with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make…

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