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The Edina Sentinel

One Arrested After Bomb and Death Threats Made at Knox County Courthouse

By Echo Menges The Edina Police Department made one arrest following online threats to the Knox County Courthouse and two court personnel on Friday morning, August 5, 2021. Lucas Thery, 35, of Edina was taken into custody after posting a live video of himself allegedly egging the courthouse and threatening to blow up and kill…

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Reward Offered Following Rutledge Flea Market Burglaries

By Echo Menges Knox County, MO – Thursday, August 4, 2022 – The Rutledge Flea Market office and over a dozen of their vendor booths were recently burglarized and vandalized – twice. According to an owner/operator of the business, which is located in the northeast corner of Knox County, burglars broke into several buildings stealing…

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MoDOT Road Work to Begin in Knox County

Submitted by the Missouri Department of Transportation Northeast Office Seal Work To Begin On Knox County MO RT. 6 To Marion County US 61 HANNIBAL – Motorists can expect temporary traffic impacts, beginning the week of August 8, as nearly 41 miles of sealing work is scheduled to begin on Missouri Route 6 between Missouri…

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Knox County Commission Negotiates Set Back Distances Higher Than Any Other Wind Project in the State

Wind Project Development Agreement Nearing Completion By Echo Menges According to the commissioners, no other wind project in the state of Missouri includes the setback distances the Knox County Commission has been able to negotiate into the county development agreement contract between the Commission and Cordelio concerning the NEMO Wind Project. The Commission has looked…

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Edina City Council Approves Pollinator Plot at City Lake, Plans for Storm Water Infrastructure Improvements

July Meeting Minutes Submitted by Margaret Gibson, City Clerk DRAFT – July 11, 2022 – The Board of Aldermen met in regular session with Mayor Alex Reel presiding. Aldermen present: Dot Kriegshauser, Delmar Strange, David Bugh, Rick Yoakum, Mark Parrish, Staci Rimer. Absent: none. Others present: Ryan Bishop, Chief of Police; John Pinkowski, Missouri Department…

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Couple Will Celebrate July Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Couple Will Celebrate July Diamond Wedding Anniversary On Saturday afternoon, July 30, 2022, friends and family of Bill and Joyce Holdren, of Baring, Missouri, will gather from 1 to 4 p.m., at Baring Hall to celebrate the diamond wedding anniversary of the couple. Sixty years ago on Sunday afternoon, July 15, 1962, Miss Joyce Dunn,…

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2022 Brings Fair Week Revival to Knox County

By Echo Menges After several challenging years due to the pandemic, the 2022 Knox County 4-H/FFA Fair Week roared back last week. For the first time since 2019, Fair Week hosted a “more normal” atmosphere closer to the traditional community support Knox County offers to 4-H and FFA programs, their members and volunteers. The community…

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Edina Police Ask for Public Assistance in Stolen Vehicle Case

By Echo Menges The Edina Police Department is asking the public for assistance in locating a suspect in a stolen vehicle case, which took place over the weekend. According the EPD Officer David Fagin, a white 2002 Audi was stolen from 101 SW Morgan Street (known commonly as the former Genesis House) at approximately 3:30…

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Home Destroyed by Fire in Rural Knox County

By Echo Menges A local family of five has been displaced by a devastating fire in rural southwest Knox County. The fire began at approximately 2:51 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 2022, at the Cameron residence on Nightingale Ave. off State Route F approximately five miles south of Hurdland. The Hurdland, Novelty/Plevna, Baring and Edina…

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