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Scotland County Deputy Interrupts Burglary, Two Kahoka Men Arrested

By Echo Menges Two suspects were caught burglarizing a shed and vacant house in rural Granger, MO, on Saturday morning, August 28, 2021, by Scotland County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Moss. Shawn Michael Sturm, 34, of Kahoka, and Andy Ray McVeigh, 45, of Kahoka were allegedly caught pillaging a vacant house and storage building located on…

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Editorial: The Killing of Bill Steffen

By Echo Menges I’ve been biding my time on our coverage of the alleged murder of Bill Steffen, 81, at his home three miles north of LaBelle in Lewis County nearly two months ago. We have been patiently waiting for the family to reach a level of acceptance and to look to the question askers,…

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Local Residents Chosen As Missouri Farm Family For Scotland County

Memphis, Mo-Dr. Jeff & Trinity Davis of Memphis were among the families honored during the 62nd annual Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 16 at the Missouri State Fair. The Davis family was selected as the Scotland County Missouri Farm Family by University of Missouri Extension in Scotland County and the local Farm Bureau. The family…

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Back to School Area School Enrollment Numbers

Enrollment for the five area schools for 2021-2022 is 1127, down from the enrollment figure of 1244 in 2020-2021. Following is a breakdown for each school. Milan C-2 reports an enrollment of 634, up 25 since last year. Kindergarten through 6th grade had 329, 7th through 12th 305. Individual class breakdown is as follows: 2021…

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Newcomers Make Noise In Indian Win

By Mike Scott Wright City, MO-Several new names in the Clark County Indians starting lineup made their way into the statistics book on Friday night, as Clark County topped the Wright City Wildcats 32-20 in the season opener. It wasn’t all smooth for the Indians, who turned the ball over on their first three possessions.…

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The Clark Co. Mule Festival Is Back!

The Clark Co. Mule Festival will soon begin on September 16, 17, and 18, 2021. This is our 35th annual event. It is held at the Clark County Fairgrounds on Business Route EE or 23130 East Main St., just one mile east out of Kahoka, Mo. Kahoka is in the northeast corner of Missouri. The…

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Scotland County Woman Wins $10,000 in MO Vaccine Lottery

By Echo Menges NEMOnews Media Group Janie Parton, 64, of Memphis has won $10,000 in the Missouri Vaccine Lottery. Parton was officially notified of her win earlier in August and notified again on August 18. “They emailed me twice and they called me twice. I saw it in my email, and I thought it was…

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Sharpe Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement, Ordered to Pay Over $76,000

By Marlana Smith   David M. Sharpe, 36, of Bethel, has pleaded guilty to two counts of stealing – $25,000 or more (Felony C) in case number 21SB-CR00126, before Shelby County Circuit Judge Fredrick Tucker on Thursday, August 26, 2021.   Sharpe was arrested July 27, 2021, for stealing a large amount of money from…

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