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And then there was 9….COVID numbers grow in Wayne County

The Wayne County Health Center was notified of an additional laboratory confirmed positive COVID-19 case Thursday afternoon. This gives the county a total of 9 confirmed cases at this time. All close contacts have been notified and are following CDC and the Department of Health and Senior Services recommendations. Confirmed – 9 Active (in isolation) cases…

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Taxpayers Need to Resume Payments

The IRS is now requiring taxpayers who took advantage of the People First Initiative tax relief and did not make previously owed tax payments between March 25 to July 15 that they need to restart their payments.  As the IRS continues to reopen its operations across the country, taxpayers who were in payment agreements and…

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Turner Wins Logo Contest

The winner of the Mineral Area Council on the Arts’ Logo Contest has been announced as Rebecca Turner, of Bismarck.  Turner teaches art classes at Arcadia Valley Middle School and High School.  She plays an active supporting role in the creation and recognition of her students’ artwork.  Her students participate successfully in contests across the…

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Dedication Ceremony Sunday for New POW/MIA Memorial

A dedication ceremony for a new monument will be held this weekend at Veterans Memorial Park that is located behind the baseball field near Clearwater High School in Piedmont. The dedication has been set for Sunday, May 31, at 2 p.m. Sherry Hills will be the opening soloist and State Rep. Chris Dinkins will be…

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Basketball Scores

Class 1 Playoff Scores Boys Basketball Dora 59 South Iron 54   Girls Basketball South Iron 47 Norwood 45 South Iron girls will play Naylor Saturday at 1 p.m. at Van Buren High School.

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Bollinger Elected Historical Society President

David Bollinger of Greenville, a twenty-one-year member of the Wayne County Historical Society and past Vice-President, was elected to lead the Historical Society in the ensuing year as its President. Bollinger becomes only the fourth President of the society in its thirty-four-year history. He was elected unanimously at a meeting of the Board of Directors…

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Highway Patrolman, Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in Carter County

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a trooper and a deputy sheriff have been hospitalized after being shot while serving an eviction notice in the Van Buren area. The shooting led to a standoff that’s still ongoing Friday afternoon. The shooting happened around 10 a.m. in Carter County. A patrol spokesman. Sgt. Clark Parrott, said the injuries are…

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Piedmont Teen Killed in Crash

A Piedmont teenager was killed in a one-vehicle crash at 2 a.m. Saturday morning. The accident occurred on County Road 468, five miles north of Piedmont. The Highway Patrol said 18-year-old Tyler McAlister was driving south in a 2003 Chevy S10 pickup. The Accident occurred when his truck ran off the road, overturned and hit a…

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Wood Charged In Alsup’s Murder

A Williamsville man was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder and first-degree assault, both Class A felonies. The charges related to the disappearance of a woman in 2017. Craig Allen Wood is currently being held in the Wayne County jail without bond. He has a bond hearing Monday in Wayne County Associate Court. Alsup…

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