Monthly Archives: October 2019


Written on October 29, 2019 at 2:07 pm, by

Merlin and Bethany Ramer of Memphis are the parents of daughter, Sofia Raine Ramer, born October 27, 2019 at 7:29 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Sofia weighed 6 lbs 4 oz. and was 21 inches long.


Written on October 29, 2019 at 2:06 pm, by

Hannah Orton and Jason Anders of Memphis are the parents of a daughter, Gracelyn Jean, born October 21, 2019 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Gracelyn weighed 6 lbs.  14.8 oz. and was 19 inches long. She has one siblings, Grayson. Grandparents are Jeff Orton of Memphis; Cindy Cantril of Reno, NV; Mike Anders of Gladstone, […]


Written on October 29, 2019 at 2:03 pm, by

Ezekiel and Meagan Magill of Kahoka are the parents of a daughter, Sadie Lou Magill, born October 25, 2019 at 8:29 a.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Sadie weighed 6 lbs. 4.8 oz. and was 20 inches long. Siblings are William, Matthew and Abigail. Grandparents are Ralph and Linda Magill of Centerville, PA and […]

Justin McKee Participates in UI College of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony

Written on October 29, 2019 at 11:17 am, by

IOWA CITY, IA – Justin McKee of Memphis was among the 111 Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students to participate in the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy’s annual White Coat Ceremony staged in late August at the UI’s Hancher Auditorium. The event officially welcomed the Pharm D Class of 2023 into the profession and the […]

Feeney Earns First Team All-Conference Softball Honors

Written on October 29, 2019 at 11:03 am, by

The Lewis & Clark Conference has announced its post season awards, with the accolades well deserved for a league that featured three district champions and a pair of teams still alive in the state playoffs. Salisbury and Marceline each finished with a 7-1 conference record, and fittingly enough, the league’s two top teams are still […]

Prairieland FS Regional Environmental Respect Award Winner 2019

Written on October 29, 2019 at 10:39 am, by

Prairieland FS La Belle, MO was one of 18 companies covering 12 countries and 5 continents to be invited to Washington D.C. to be honored for their commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability. These companies are participating in Celebration Week, the culmination of the Environmental Respect Awards program sponsored by Corteva Agriscience.  Representing Prairieland FS […]

First Christian Church to Host Fall Family Encounter Featuring Dr. David McSpadden

Written on October 29, 2019 at 10:35 am, by

First Christian Church will welcome Dr. David McSpadden, PhD as a featured presenter at the church’s Fall Family Encounter to be held Sunday, November 10. There will be three sessions related to parenting, grand-parenting and how the church can help. Session 1 will begin at  9:20 a.m. and is entitled Influencing Your Community with Positive […]


Written on October 29, 2019 at 10:31 am, by

One of my favorite creations in our world is that thing we call a “day.” You know, that 24 hours that comes to an end only to begin another 24 hours. Now I know it doesn’t take much to intrigue me, but this has always been something that I have given thought to. And if […]

Boston Rebellion

Written on October 29, 2019 at 10:29 am, by

Starting in 1764, Great Britain enacted a series of measures aimed at  raising revenue from its thirteen colonies. Many of those measures, including the Sugar Act, Stamp Act and Townsend Acts generated fierce resentment among the colonists, who protested against “taxation without representation”. Boston, the site of the 1770 Boston  Massacre and the 1773 Boston […]

LADONNA FAY DORAN (2/15/1938 – 10/13/2019)

Written on October 29, 2019 at 10:27 am, by

LaDonna Fay Doran, 81, of Kirksville, Missouri, formerly of Rutledge, Missouri, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. LaDonna was born on February 15, 1938, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Herbert and Juanita Eskridge Washburn. She was raised in the Indianapolis area and after high school […]