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MSHSAA Announces Baseball Districts: Knox County Drops to Class 1

By David Sharp The Missouri High School Activities Association has announced their Spring 2021 baseball district assignments. Knox County has been placed in Class 1 for possibly the first time since consolidation in 1963. The Eagles have historically been one of the smallest Class 2 baseball teams in Missouri. There will be six baseball enrollment…

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Barbara Louise (Lawson) Fodness

The funeral service for Barbara Fodness, 81, of Minneota, will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota.  A walk through visitation will be Friday, April 9, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. all at Hope Lutheran Church.  Interment…

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Palmyra student semifinalist in NASA essay contest

Future Engineers and NASA have announced 155 semifinalists in the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest, a national competition that asked K-12 students to imagine leading a one-week expedition at the Moon’s South Pole.  One of these semifinalists is Livia Bross, of  Palmyra.                         Livia…

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Weaver Steps Down As Lady Indian Head Coach

Lady Indians Varsity Basketball Coach John Weaver has notified the Clark County R-1 administration that he is stepping down as skipper of the Lady Indians program.  Weaver just completed his eighth season at the helm of the Lady Indians program, accruing a 145-66 record in Kahoka.  During his tenure at Clark County, Weaver won three…

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Tax Day For Individuals Extended To May 17

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days. “This continues to be a tough…

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Sullivan County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

A regular Sullivan County Memorial Hospital (SCMH) Board of Trustees meeting was called to order on February 25, 2021, by Chairperson Melba Fordyce at 11:30 AM. Trustees present were Angie Curtis, Jean Page, Gary Drummond, and Bill Lewis. Also present were Tony Keene, Chief Executive Officer; Tina Sears-Hamilton, Director of Patient Care Services; and Amy…

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Large Crowd Gathers for Anti-Wind Farm Meeting in Edina

 By Echo Menges The Wind Energy Impact Public Informational Meeting was held in Edina at the Knox County Community Center on Thursday, March 28, 2021. Co-organizers Ben Bradley and Michelle Davis of Knox County spearheaded the meeting enticing local landowners to hear the downfalls of bringing a wind farm to the county. The meeting…

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New city budget approved

The Palmyra City Council  last Thursday gave unanimous approval to a budget totaling $7,744,045 for all departments including the Board of Public Works. That represents a drop of more than $200,000 from the previous year’s budget. The BPW tightened its belt with a $7,744,045 budget for the coming year, down from $7,961,484. The electrical department…

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