Wayne County Election Results

Wayne County voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide primary races. All races were on the Republican ticket. Incumbent Cindy Stout beat Angie Cook 1265 to 793 to win the Republican nomination for recorder of deeds. Stout will not have an opponent in November. Rhonda Cates won the Republican nomination for collector. She received…

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Reynolds County Extension Fundraiser

  Benefit Fundraiser for the Reynolds County Extension: Aug. 7, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. Come out, enjoy an evening of FREE entertainment, and wait for the election votes to come in.  The Reynolds County Extension will be hosting an election benefit Fundraiser to help with funding to support programing here in Reynolds County. There will…

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Criminal Charges Filed Against Former Greenville City Clerk

Missouri Attorney General Joshua Hawley announced that his office has filed felony criminal charges in Wayne County against former Greenville City Clerk Pamela S. Birmingham. The complaint alleges that Birmingham misappropriated over $150,000 in currency over the course of her employment as City Clerk and forged an entry in the city’s check disbursement log. Birmingham…

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Fish Kill on Wappapello

By Hayley A. Honeycutt Wayne County Conservation Agent Missouri Deptartment of Conservation I have been receiving a lot of reports of dead fish on Wappapello Lake. I have witnessed some of the fish floating and piping (gasping for air). Most of the fish are larger in size. I appreciate the reports from concerned fisherman, however,…

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Curtis Ray Kaempfe

Curtis Ray Kaempfe, age 67, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He was born March 29, 1951, in Perryville, Mo., the son of Leonard and Betty Jean (Mecker) Kaempfe. Curtis was married to Sue Goodson Nov. 26, 1982, at St. Louis and had lived near Des Arc…

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Louis W. Hempen

  Louis W. Hempen, age 81, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018, at his home near Des Arc. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday at the Beulah Church Cemetery with Rev. Don Pennington officiating. Interment will follow the service. Memorials have been suggested to the Childhood Autism Foundation, and may be sent…

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Diane Lane

Carolyn “Diane” Lane, 62, of Williamsville, Mo., passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at her residence. She was born Aug. 27, 1955 in St. Louis, Mo., to parents Leonard and Jerry (Yount) Thomason.  Diane enjoyed being around her friends Toni, Nancy, Sue and Ellen and she loved her dogs Missy and Peachy. Diane became sick around…

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Wayne Hults

Wayne Hults, 82, a longtime resident of rural Annapolis, Mo., passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018, at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born December 11, 1935, at St. Louis, Mo., to parents Charles F. and Georgia (Seals) Hults. On April 23, 1966, he married Wanda Pritchitt. Wayne was a loving husband, father,…

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Christopher L. Gallamore

Christopher L. Gallamore, age 49 of Greenville, passed away Monday, June 25, 2018, in Wayne County. He was born March 31, 1969 in Advance, Mo., the son of Charles R. Gallamore and Patricia Ann Birmingham. Chris was an auto mechanic for Birmingham Auto Sales and had lived in Greenville for many years. Preceding him in…

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