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Joe Lay, Lewis County REC Lineman, to help electrify Guatemalan village

A Lewis County REC lineman will help bring electricity to a remote Guatemalan village this summer. Joe Lay is one of eight volunteer linemen who will leave the United States this summer bound for Viucalvitz, Guatemala. Here he will build power lines connecting the village to a small hydroelectric project that will provide the village…

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LaBelle Home Destroyed by Fire, Young Family Lost Everything

  By Echo Menges, The Edina Sentinel LaBelle, MO – Saturday, October 17, 2020 – When a fire broke out near the front door of a LaBelle home early Saturday afternoon, the young couple living there and their nearly three-year-old toddler made it out of the back door unscathed. “He said, ‘the house is…

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Clark County Primary Election Results-August 4, 2020

1448 out of a possible 4887 registered voters cast their ballots in the August 4 primary election. In Clark County, there were only two local contested raced. In the Republican primary for Assessor, challenger John Campbell edged incumbent Anthony (Tony) Daniel by just 19 votes, 581-562.  Campbell will be unchallenged in the November general election.…

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Local Protesters Feel Supported in Rural Community

By Echo Menges Edina, Missouri – June 13, 2020 – Thus far, the City of Edina, an exceptionally small predominantly white town of only about 1200 people, is one of a few ultra rural communities in the region to have hosted a protest calling attention to the Black Lives Matter movement ignited by the police…

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Troop B Announces Retirement Of Sergeant Michael Kauth

Sergeant Micheal Kauth   Troop B Announces Retirement Of Sergeant Michael Kauth Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces effective June 1, 2020, Sergeant Michael Kauth will retire from the Missouri State Highway Patrol after over 28 years of dedicated service. Sergeant Kauth was appointed to the Patrol on January 1,…

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Ewing Man Arrested For Violating Order Of Protection

  On May 11, 2020, members of the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeffrey A. Bruhl, age 39, of Ewing, Missouri on one count of violation of order of protection for adult, a class A misdemeanor.  Mr. Bruhl was later arrested on another count of violation of order of protection for adult, a class A…

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