Area News

Lesterville Senior Spotlights

  Abby Robbs is the daughter of JR and Cathy Robbs. Her sister is Katy Robbs. Her grandparents are the late Richard and Agnes Farrar of Imperial, the late Emmit Robbs and the late Letha Crocker of Lesterville. Abby has been a member of Team Spirit, Sr. Beta and Shop Club for four years. She…

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MDC, Partners Eliminate More Than 6,500 Feral Hogs

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) feral hog strike team has tallied up elimination numbers for 2017. The year yielded a total of 6,567 feral hogs removed by MDC, partner agencies and private landowners. In 2016, 5,358 feral hogs were removed from the landscape. Crews in southeast Missouri removed 2,858 feral hogs, which is where…

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Special Election Tuesday

A special election will be held Tuesday, Feb. 6, to fill the remaining term as state representative for the 144th District that was vacated by Paul Fitzwater, who resigned in September 2017 to accept an appointment with the Probation and Parole Board. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. For a list…

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Annapolis Man Seriously Injured

An Annapolis man was seriously injured Monday evening in a one-vehicle crash in Iron County. The accident occurred at 10:36 p.m. on Highway 49, .2 miles north of Route BB. Aaron D. Egerer, 38, was northbound in a 2003 Volkeswagon Jetta. The Highway Patrol said that Egerer’s car ran of the roadway, struck a tree…

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Three Found Murdered

A young couple and their 17-month-old daughter have been murdered. Sheriff Dean Finch released the information Monday morning. One person is in custody. Information released by authorities is very little at the current time. Sheriff Finch said more information will be released when formal charges have been filed. The dead have been identified as 24-year-old Harley…

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State Tech Announces Dean’s ListAs

LINN – State Technical College of Missouri would like to congratulate students who are eligible for the Dean’s List for the 2017 Fall semester. Local students named to the 2017 Fall semester Dean’s List are: Timmy Dunn of Black and Connor Aissie of Ellington. To be placed on the Dean’s List, a full-time student must…

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Take Action to Prevent the Flu

Missouri’s flu activity for 2017-2018 is showing widespread. The season currently is very similar to what was seen during the 2014-2015 flu season, both in the timing and amount of cases reported. A season total of almost 31,000 cases were reported to the Department of Health and Senior Services through the first week of 2018.…

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Upcoming University Extension Programs

University Extension has several programs planned in Reynolds County. Mark your calenders and take part in one or all of these programs. Winter Exercise Program: Every Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m. at the Extension Educational Building, Centerville Beef Profit Series: Session One: January 25th, Livestock Risk Protection Reducing and winter cow costs, Session…

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Centerville Resident Rings In the New Year with $50,000

While in Kansas City for a concert, a Centerville resident decided to check some of the Powerball tickets he purchased that week. One of his tickets, when scanned, said he had won $50,000. “My wife was out in the car when I decided to scan a few,” said Johnny Tarvid. “When I told her I…

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Williamsville Man Starts the New Year with a Lottery Win

A Williamsville concrete company owner couldn’t curb his excitement af-ter winning $100,000 on a Missouri Lottery “$4 Million Spectacular” Scratchers ticket. James Toon said he usually buys a couple of tickets every week, but he has never won a prize this large. “I had to take my glasses off to double-check it,” Toon said, after realizing…

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