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LaBelle Home Destroyed by Fire, Young Family Lost Everything

  By Echo Menges, The Edina Sentinel LaBelle, MO – Saturday, October 17, 2020 – When a fire broke out near the front door of a LaBelle home early Saturday afternoon, the young couple living there and their nearly three-year-old toddler made it out of the back door unscathed. “He said, ‘the house is…

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USDA Announces Grant to Help Fund Knox County R-1 Electric Bus Purchase

USDA Rural Development Press Release COLUMBIA, MO, Sept. 16, 2020 – The Trump Administration, along with Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, today announced that the USDA is awarding $122,500 to Knox County R-1 School District to add an electric school bus to its fleet. “Hard working rural Missourians…

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CCR-1 Student Injured in Accidental Shooting

A Clark County R-1 High School student was injured in an accidental shooing on Thursday evening, September 3. According to CCR-1 Superintendent Rithie Kracht, “A student was unloading their gun from their vehicle for FFA Trap Team practice and leaned the gun against their vehicle.  The gun fell over and discharged striking another student in the…

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HEALTH ALERT Issued in Knox County

Knox County Health Department Issues Countwide Health Alert Knox County, MO – Monday, August 10, 2020 – Health department officials are alerting the public to high risk for Covid-19 transmission.  As cases have grown to 32 confirmed, 9 probable, 21 active, 3 hospitalized, and pages of close contacts—individuals of the county must return to practices…

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Shelby County Primary Results-August 4

Republican voters in Shelby County voters overwhelmingly selected Arron Frederickson to be their candidate for Sheriff in the November general Election Fredrickson received 842 votes.  Raymond Barton Received 299.  Cole Hinshaw picked up 52 votes, and Brad Wilt got 158 votes. On the Democrat ticket for Sheriff, Chris Ehrenreich received 232 votes Below are the…

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Clark County Primary Election Results-August 4, 2020

1448 out of a possible 4887 registered voters cast their ballots in the August 4 primary election. In Clark County, there were only two local contested raced. In the Republican primary for Assessor, challenger John Campbell edged incumbent Anthony (Tony) Daniel by just 19 votes, 581-562.  Campbell will be unchallenged in the November general election.…

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Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested in Edina

By Echo Menges The hunt for two Kirksville armed robbery suspects has ended in Edina, Missouri. On Sunday evening, July 19, Kevin Potter, 31, of Edina was arrested at a residence on East Lafayette Street by the Edina Police Department and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. Potter was transported to the Adair County Detention Center…

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