Journee Jean Speiser January 18, 1999 to May 1, 202

Journee Jean Speiser, 22, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021, at her apartment in Queen City, Missouri. The daughter of Jeff and Theresa (Christman) Speiser, she was born January 18, 1999, in Memphis Missouri. She grew up in the Worthington area and attended the Schuyler County Schools. Journee spent her life, loving her family and…

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Jacqueline (Jackie) L. Combs January 11, 1951 to April 26, 2021

Jacqueline Combs, 70, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Monday, April 26, 2021, at her home in Kirksville, Missouri. The daughter of Thomas and Madge Calhoun, she was born January 11, 1951, in Kirksville, Missouri. On June 14, 1969, in Queen City she was united in marriage to Les Combs, who preceded her in death. Also…

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Sheriff’s Log April 25, to May 1, 2021

April 25, to May 1, 2021 Traffic Stops: 8; Paper Service: 11; Warrants Served: 2; Arrests Made: 2; Ambulance Calls: 6; Fire Calls: 2; Reported Thefts, Disturbances: 5; Auto Accident: 2; Assisted Other Agencies: 2; Transports: 6; Inmates Daily Average: 7/Weekly Individual Inmate Total: 7; and All Other Answered Calls/Contacts: 168 Arrest Made on April…

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Jack Erwin Awarded for 40 Years of USPS Service

Family, friends, and co-workers were on hand at the Lancaster post office to celebrate alongside Jack Erwin, as he was awarded his 40 year pin for outstanding service to the United States Post Office. Jack received both a certificate and 40 year pin on Friday, April 30, 2021. When asked when he started, Jack laughing…

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Missouri Edging Closer to Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

April 29 After a decade, Missouri is one step closer to shedding its designation, as the only state in the country without a prescription drug monitoring program, after a bill to establish one was passed out of the Senate. Senate Bill 63, sponsored by Sen. Holly Rehder, R-Sikeston, cleared what has historically been a stumbling…

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Adam Glen Bruner July 9, 1974 to April 18, 2021

Adam Glen Bruner, 46, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, April 18, 2021, at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri. Adam was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on July 9, 1974, the son of Donald Glen and Sherry Louise (Bushnell) Bruner. He spent his early childhood growing up on the family farm, west of…

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Linda Jo (McGuire) Small October 27, 1955 to April 25, 2021

Linda Jo (McGuire) Small, 65, of Lancaster, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. The daughter of Woodrow Wilson and Hazel Mae (Grisumm) McGuire, she was born on October 27, 1955 in Independence, Missouri. She was a graduate of the Van Horn High School in…

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Lancaster Teen in Truck Accident

April 29 A teen driver from Lancaster, Missouri, ran off the roadway around 9:20 a.m. in Scotland County on April 26, 2021, on US Highway 136 one mile west of Memphis, Missouri. The accident report of MSHP Tpr. Hurley stated that the teen, who was eastbound on Highway 136, ran off the road and struck…

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Schuyler 2021 Prom Royalty

April 29 Gladly back to following the traditions of past Schuyler High School Promenades and Proms, the 2021 event was a big success for the students, their guests, families, and friends. The big evening, being one of the highlights of the “graduation season,” was held on Saturday, April 24. For the past few years, the…

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MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic Is Now Open

April 22 By Linda Geist, University of Missouri Extension Like humans, plants can get sick and need someone to diagnose their illnesses, says Peng Tian, the new lab director of the University of Missouri Plant Diagnostic Clinic. The Plant Diagnostic Clinic has served Missourians since 1965 to help clients, including county extension specialists, commercial growers,…

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