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Sharpe Arrested, Accused of Embezzlement from Heartland Ministries

David M. Sharpe By Marlana Smith Shelby County, MO – Thursday, July 29, 2021 –  David M. Sharpe, 36, of Bethel, is being accused of stealing a large amount of money from multiple businesses in the Heartland community and buying illegal drugs online. Sharpe allegedly gave investigators a written confession, according to court documents. Sharpe…

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Water Service Disruption Notice 

Water Service Disruption Notice  On Friday, July 30th, at 9 am there will be a temporary disruption of water service in Kahoka. This will last approximately 2-4 hours, perhaps longer.  We urge residents and business owners to prepare for a lack of water service during this time period. When water service is restored, a 48…

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Toys For Tots Coming To Clark County

By Mike Scott “Marines have a soft spot for children,” said Rick Meredith, one of two volunteer coordinators bringing the Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots program to Clark County and Lee County, Iowa. According to the organizations website, toysfortots.org, the basic mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Program is to collect new unwrapped…

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State Fair Farm Family

Richie and Amanda Webster live on a 39 acre farm. Richie has raised cattle since he was 11 years old. The family bought their first sheep heard and have raised sheep ever since along with the cattle. Amanda was involved in 4-H for 4 years as a youth taking up sewing and cake decorating. Richie…

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Milan Food Bank Receives $5,000 Grant

The Food Bank receives $5,000 grant from Great Western Bank of Milan Columbia, Mo. – The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri announced today a $5,000 Making Life Great Grant from Great Western Bank of Milan to support the Buddy Pack Program at three schools in Sullivan County. Throughout The Food Bank’s 32-county service…

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Milan Airport Welcomes Crop-Dusters

Submitted by Clint Bogard The Crop-Dusters were pilots and airplanes of Chris Scrogin, Owner of Rice Flying Service LLC out of Corning, Arkansas, with nearby services based out of Marshall, Missouri’s Municipal Airport. The agricultural fertilizer was supplied by trucks and equipment led by Barry Reed, Manager of Milan’s MFA’s local Agricultural Services here in…

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Shelbina Man Sentenced to Prison

Joseph Madonia By Marlana Smith Joseph Madonia, 31, Shelbina was sentenced to 22 years in Department of Corrections by 41st Circuit Judge Fredrick Tucker on Thursday, July 15.   A group of people with Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) were outside the courthouse on the Washington Street at approximately 8:30 a.m. They were present with…

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Bringing Special Events Closer To Home

By Denise Shannon Jeff and Renee Kirchner, of Kahoka, decided that they wanted to help the community by buying a place and fixing it up, to allow the locals bring their special events closer to home.  The Kirchners purchased building at 645 Vine Street, which was formerly the Moose Club and Big Ed’s. The name…

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