Tag Archives: Downing Fire Department

Downing Fire Department Coverage Area Expanding for Potential New Members

Property owners in the Memphis and Greentop areas likely recently received correspondence from the Downing Fire Department regarding changes in the boundaries for the fire protection coverage offered by the volunteer department. According to the Downing Fire Department Board of Directors, the boundary lines changed late in 2018. The organization filed the necessary paperwork with […]

Ketchum, Chancellor Benefit Poker Run Being Held July 22

The Widows Sons are organizing a Benefit Poker Run for the Ketchum and Chancellor families Saturday, July 22nd.  A rain date has been set for Saturday, August 5th. The morning will start on the northeast corner of the Memphis square with a free-will biscuit and gravy breakfast at the Masonic Lodge Hall from 7:30-10:00 a.m.  […]

Fire Destroys Home South of Downing

Ironically, the source of the fire is all that is left standing of a one-story residence south of Downing that was destroyed by a blaze on Wednesday, January 7th, that was discovered too late for responders to save the home of Winifred Byrn. According to the Downing Fire Department, the blaze was believed to have […]

Lancaster Woman Hurt in Crash in Downing

A Lancaster woman sustained moderate injuries in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 136 in Downing, west of the Route V intersection on Tuesday, April 8th at 9:30 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, James Gage, 64, of Glenwood was eastbound on Highway 136 in a 2002 Toyota Tundra when the vehicle crossed the […]