Monthly Archives: June 2012

Construction to Begin on Highway 15 Bridge in Edina

Written on June 29, 2012 at 8:16 pm, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, Monday, July 9, MO 15 will close to replace the North Fork Fabius River Bridge located at the north edge of Edina. The 89-year-old truss bridge should take approximately 49 working days to replace and should open to traffic in late August. The new bridge will be 28-foot wide, and will […]

Scheurer Named to MACC President’s List

Written on June 29, 2012 at 8:15 pm, by

Moberly Area Community College recently announced the Spring 2012 President’s and Dean’s lists. One hundred sixty-two students obtained a 4.00 grade point average in 12 or more semester hours excluding developmental classes for the spring semester to qualify for the President’s List. Two hundred ninety-two students obtained between a 3.50 and a 3.99 grade point […]


Written on June 29, 2012 at 8:15 pm, by

Keep those hummingbird feeders out even if you don’t have as many hummers as you did early in the spring.  I don’t fill mine up to the brim, just about a cup will do.  It won’t sour near as quickly, and your birds will thank you. There are many shorebirds, water fowl, and wading birds […]

Choose To Give Life Away

Written on June 28, 2012 at 4:56 pm, by

Calvin Miller wrote, Stagnation comes from the receiving life.  Personal growth comes from the giving life. To be a person who only takes from community is to be a stagnant and whiny individual.  Others dread to see such a one approaching for these are often draining. On the other hand, those who choose generosity -whether […]

Fromm, Bair Earn Degrees From UCM

Written on June 28, 2012 at 4:55 pm, by

Warrensburg – Two Area residents were among the more than 1,000 individuals who were eligible to participate in the University of Central Missouri’s 2011 spring commencement exercises May 4-5 in the university’s Multipurpose Building. Students who completed their degree requirements by the end of the fall 2011 semester were honored at the event. Ali Fromm […]

Westhoff Named to Barton President’s List

Written on June 28, 2012 at 4:54 pm, by

Barton Community College Great Bend, Kan., has named 220 students to the President’s List for the spring 2012 semester.  To qualify for this honor, students must have been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours and maintained a grade point average of 4.0 on a 4.0 or “A” letter scale. Shelby Westhoff of Memphis […]

Memphis Man Arrested on Child Molestation Charge

Written on June 28, 2012 at 4:54 pm, by

A Memphis man is facing a felony charge of child molestation following an investigation initiated by a Division of Family Services hotline call. According to court documents, James F. Wood, 72, of rural Memphis was taken into custody on June 14th by the Scotland County Sheriff’s Department and charged with one count of class B […]

Scotland County Hospital Surgeon Speaks to Peers at State Meeting

Written on June 28, 2012 at 4:53 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital’s newest asset to The Surgery Center is already making a name for himself amongst his Missouri peers. , will be an honorary guest presenter at the Missouri Chapter of the American College of Surgeons during their 45th Annual Meeting at the Lake of the Ozarks, June 7 -10.  The primary objective of […]

Teacher Arrested on Sexual Misconduct Charges

Written on June 28, 2012 at 4:50 pm, by

Days after resigning his post as vocation ag instructor and FFA advisor at Scotland County R-I High School, Corey Stott, 37, of Arbela, was arrested on sexual misconduct charges. Stott was taken into custody by the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office on June 14th on charges of inappropriate conduct towards a student. He faces a class […]

Yard Signs, Political Signs Become Safety Concern When Placed on State Right of Way

Written on June 28, 2012 at 4:48 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY – As a gentle reminder, the Missouri Department of Transportation is respectfully asking the public for their help in keeping the state-owned right of way clear of objects including political and other yard signs. The placement of yard signs on right of way can sometimes create a safety concern for motorists by blocking […]