Corporate Featured Stories

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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Hospital Recognizes Employees for Years of Service

The Scotland County Hospital (SCH) Employee Engagement Committee, in Memphis, recognized employees for their years of service with the organization and recently awarded service pins during National Hospital Week. The Hospital is in its 51st year of providing healthcare services in the community and opened its doors on July 20, 1970. Tracy Simpson, CRT-RCP, is…

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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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Milan’s Smithfield Plant Under Scrutiny Over COVID Numbers

By Madison McVan, Courtesy of the Missouri Independent This story was originally published by The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting. May 17, 2021 – The COVID-19 outbreak at Smithfield Foods’ northern Missouri plant — the focus of a worker safety lawsuit that garnered national attention last year — resulted in two worker deaths and was…

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On To State Track

Clark County’s track and field team had a good day at the Class 2 Sectional Meet at Monroe City on Saturday, May 15.  Several Lady Indians and one Indian advanced to next Friday’s Missouri Class 2 Track and Field Championships. Alexis Ellison is the 2021 Sectional Champion in the Long Jump.  Ellison cleared 16-10 to…

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