Area News

Wayne County Election Results

Clearwater School Board vote for two David Lawson.                              73 Dennis (Denny) Shearrer        323 Tim Middleton                          101 Vicky Smith                              318 Tylar E. Pinkley                …

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Reynolds County Election Results

Bunker R-3 School Board Vote for two Gary Skaggs.     35 Joel Steelman   64 Todd Sutton.    75   Centerville R-1 School Board Vote for two Donald Barnes.     33 Stanley Barton.     33 Philip L. Lewis.    21   Southern Reynolds Co. R-2 School Board Vote for two Ryan Chilton  …

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L’Heureux Home Destroyed by Fire

The home of Chris and Nikki L’Heureux of rural Piedmont was destroyed by fire Monday morning, March 18. The home was totally engulfed when the first fire truck arrived on the scene. The L’Heureux family, which includes three children, lost everything in the blaze. The home was located in the Gads Hill community.

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Home Destroyed by Fire

The home of Jim and Marileta Wohlschlaeger of Piedmont was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon. Their home was located directly adjacent to their business, Clearwater Store and Cafe. Firefighters from the Clearwater Fire Protection District, City of Piedmont, and City of Greenville were called to battle the inferno. The Wohlschlaegers were not home at the…

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SoCal Gal on the Farm

 Sarah Tolliver crewsrestfarm@mcmo.net Goats-a-Go-Go Despite the fact that we are both veterans of the Navy, and the mascot for the US Navy is a big, fierce billy, Randy and I never imagined having goats. How strange it is then, that we have more goats than any other animal on the farm. Thanks to the tornado…

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Watkins Transferred to  Extended Care Facility

Wednesday Watkins, 19, of Piedmont remains hospitalized in St. Louis following a serious car accident Feb. 8. Watkins was flown to Barne-Jewish Medical Center in St. Louis. According to Watkins’ mother, Katie Woods, Wednesday has been transferred to Barnes Extended Care as she awaits her next surgery. To date, Watkins has had three surgeries, two…

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Piedmont Could Become POW/MIA City

Many things are happening in Piedmont. A grant is being sought to extend the walking trail. The recent flooding damaged a water main in the northern section of the city. The city is repairing storm damage to its warning sirens. The American Legion is working to get the city named a POW/MIA city. The Piedmont…

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What Is Lurking In Your Bathroom

By Diane Elkin Holistic Health Coach and WRASH Member There has been a lot of talks recently about the use of pesticides, specifically the herbicide glyphosate (commonly known as Roundup).  A recent study by the University of Washington revealed the use of glyphosate raises the cancer risk of those exposed to over 40%.  Knowing this…

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Piedmont Man Victim of Home Invasion

During the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, Alton Clark of Piedmont awoke to find his house being burglarized. Several items were taken from the Clark house. Piedmont Police Chief Richard Sanders said that his department has suspects in the case but no arrests have been made. Clark, a retired Highway Patrolman, was home alone…

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Many Working to Improve Piedmont Economy

It takes a village to rear a child. That same adage could be applied to improving a community’s economy.  Two representatives from University Extension presented details from a study at a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 21, at Piedmont City Hall. During that meeting, it became apparent that not only the City of Piedmont and Piedmont Area…

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