Area News

EHS Alumni Banquet

Make plans to attend the 2018 Ellington Alumni Banquet on March 24. Registration will begin in the Lobby at 4 p.m. with dinner following at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Gastineau Hardware. Cost is $20 per person. Alumni T-shirts are available for purchase. Cost is $10 or $12. The deadline for…

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Lesterville Elementary’s Pre-K and KG Screenings

The Lesterville R-IV School District Preschool and Kindergarten Screenings will be held Tuesday. March 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lesterville Elementary. Children who will be three years of age prior to Aug. 1 should participate in this screening to be eligible for Preschool this fall. Children who will be five years of…

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EHS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Ellington High School recently released its Second Quarter 2017-2018 Honor Roll. Principal’s Honor Roll Seniors–Sara Beardsley, Chulsey Brunk, Molly Campbell, Avery Carroll, RyAnn Clanney, Candace Clavier, Deelaney Crocker, Pablo Ezquivel, Michael Fox, Makenna Goodman, Hunter Herrold, Bailee Hunter, Mikayla Johnson, John Moss, Haley Pickett, Jacob Pyrtle, Will Redman, Danielle Shook, Colby Taverna, Emily White, Levi…

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Ellington Senior Spotlights

The Ellington High School Senior spotlights for this week are Levi White, Mikayla Johnson, and Lane White.   Randall Levi White is the son of Cheryl and Randy White. He has two sisters, Brandi and Brittany and his twin brother, Lane. His friends “know who they are.” His favorite class during high school was Building…

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Bunker HS Senior Spotlights

Ashlyn Wisdom is the 18-year-old daughter of Jr and Tasha Wisdom of Centerville. Her grandparents are Don and Pat Bryant of Centerville and Denver and Betty Wisdom of Bunker. Ashlyn’s hobbies include playing basketball and hanging out with family and friends. After graduation, Ashlyn plans to attend college to become an Ultra-sound Technician. Lance Davis…

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Route O in Reynolds County to CLOSE for Pipe Replacement

Route O in Reynolds County will be CLOSED as Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a culvert pipe under the roadway. This section of roadway that will be CLOSED is located from Route 21 to County Road 326 at Redford. Weather permitting, work will take place Tuesday, March 6, through Friday, March 9 from 8…

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Accused Murderers Ordered to Stand Trial

A man accused to killing a Reynolds County couple and shooting a third person has been ordered to stand trial. His accomplice will also stand trail. David Young, 68 of Ironton, appeared Wednesday, Feb. 28, before Associate Circuit Judge Benjamin Thompson for a preliminary hearing on two Class A felonies of first-degree murder, three unclassified…

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Race Develops For State Rep.

Voters in the 144th District elected a state representative Feb. 6. Chris Dinkins of Annapolis took office Feb. 26. Dinkins was elected to fill the remainder of Paul Fitzwater’s term which expires Dec. 31. A new representative will be elected in the November General Election. Dinkins has filed for that seat and has two opponents…

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Bunker HS Senior Spotlights

Alex Martin is the 18-year-old son of Jody Martin of Bunker and Krista Weirich of St. Clair. His grandparents are Rick and Jo Ann Martin of Bunker and Vicki and Don Kassabaum of Imperial. Alex’s hobbies include; napping, eating, and hanging with the boys. Upon graduation Alex intends on getting his Real Estate License and…

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Ellington Senior Spotlights

The Ellington High School Senior spotlights for this week are Sara Beardsley, Michael Fox, and Brittany Hampton.    Sara Beardsley is the daughter of Johnny and Lisa Beardsley. She has one sister, Alyssa Beardsley. Her friends include Emily White, Candace Clavier, Molly Campbell, Brittany Hampton and Will Redman. Her favorite classes during high school are…

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