Area Breaking News

Reynolds County Election Results

Tuesday’s Municipal Election in Reynolds County had a very low turnout with just 13.28 percent of registered voters casting ballots. Unofficial returns show that 2,154 people voted. The only contested race was for Lesterville School Board. Dan Garrison and Pam Crocker were elected to serve on the Board of Education. Garrison received 121 votes and…

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Wayne County Election Returns

Only 7.74 percent of registered voters in Wayne County went to the polls Tuesday. Just 420 ballots were cast in the entire county. Robert Bubby Burns and Matt Graham were re-elected to the Clearwater School Board. Burns received 176 votes and Graham 149. Eric M. Reynolds received 111 and Mark Monroe Hackworth Jr. had 47.…

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MDC virtual event will have update on Trans Ozark Trail System project

The Ozarks Trail is a nearly 400-mile hiking trail that winds through the Missouri Ozarks. The Ozarks Highlands Trail is a 218-mile trail in northern Arkansas. When these two trails get connected, it will form a 700-mile trail of hiking delight that will showcase the beauty of the Ozarks. People can get a progress report…

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State Champs

South Iron Boys, Ellington Girls Bring Home State Titles Two Black River League teams can now call themselves state champions. South Iron’s boys and Ellington’s girls were victorious during competition at the MSHSAA ShowMe Showdown Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in Springfield. South Iron Boys Beat Mounds City South Iron boys basketball team beat Mounds City…

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The National Weather Service in Paducah, Ken., has issues a winter storm warning. It is as follows. MAJOR WINTER STORM STARTS TONIGHT AND CONTINUES MONDAY… A major winter storm will affect the area tonight through Monday. Significant accumulations of snow, along with blowing snow and bitter cold will make for extremely dangerous travel conditions. Have…

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Schulz Named Wayne County’s New Public Administrator

Penny Schulz was sworn into office Friday, Jan. 22, as Wayne County’s new public administrator. County Clerk Kent Sisco administered the oath in the County Commissioners’ Chambers. Family and friends were on hand to witness the ceremony. Schulz replaces Donna Eads who retired Dec. 31 and then was appointed by the county commission to fill…

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