Sherry Lynn (Young) Bowling October 23, 1961 to April 9, 2020

Sherry Lynn (Young) Bowling, 58, of rural Lancaster, Missouri, passed away at her home on Thursday, April 9, 2020. The daughter of James Leon and Norma June (Pierson) Young, she was born on October 23, 1961, in Unionville, Missouri. She graduated with a two-year degree from Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, Missouri in 1982.…

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Gov. Parson Announces $50 Million in New Grants for Businesses

Governor Mike Parson announced $50 million in new grant programs for Missouri businesses. “The COVID-19 crisis has severely impacted Missouri businesses,” Governor Parson said. “However, this challenge has not stopped them from stepping up and finding new ways to serve Missourians. These critical programs will help Missouri businesses continue their operations, cover costs for increased…

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City of Lancaster Council Meetings

Council Meeting May 11, 2020, approved minutes Present: Mayor James Foster, Councilmen: Paul Reynolds, John West, Homer Jarvis, Margaret Reynolds-City Clerk, George Reindel-Waste Water Supervisor, Joe Groseclose-Water Supervisor, Jimmy McNary-Park and Maintenance Supervisor, James Berry-Police Dept., Laura Watson-Fire Dept. Not Present: Tommy Roberts Guests: none Mayor Foster called the council meeting to order at 6:40…

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America Needs More Options for Meat Processing

By Eric Bohl “Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.” This saying goes at least as far back as Don Quixote, written in 1615, and is probably much older. While the proverb’s wisdom is obvious to anyone who has spent much time in a barnyard, some of the people who should understand it…

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Why Expand Medicaid in Missouri?

By, Scotland County Hospital Missouri is facing an important decision: whether or not to accept federal dollars to provide health insurance to many uninsured state residents through Medicaid. Missouri voters will decide whether the state will expand Medicaid, as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), during the August 4, 2020, primary election. Hospitals have…

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Two New Cases of COVID-19 in Schuyler County

Kathryn Magers, RN, Administrator for the Schuyler County Health Department, advised that two additional Schuyler County residents, who are both between 15-20 years of age and not in the same family, have tested positive for COVID-19. For us to protect the confidentiality of all of our county residents, no other identifying information about the cases…

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College Notes

Missouri Western Announces Spring 2020 Graduates Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph awarded 429 degrees, during the spring 2020 semester. The spring commencement ceremony was canceled due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, but the University plans to honor the graduates in a rescheduled ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 20 in the Looney Complex…

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MSHP Log

MSHP Troop B at 3:10 p.m. on July 17, 2020, arrested Kourtney D. Redmon, 31, Queen City, Missouri. Redmon was arrested in Schuyler County for 1.) Driving While Revoked 2.) Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance; 3.)Fail to Register a Motor Vehicle; and 4) No Seat belt. Redmon was held at the Schuyler County jail…

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Shirley Ann (Martin) McAuley August 23, 1951 to July 18, 2020

Shirley Ann (Martin) McAuley, 68, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away at her home in rural Greentop, Missouri on Saturday, July 18, 2020. The daughter of Teddy Woodrow and Mildred Florene (Bondurant) Martin, she was born on August 23, 1951 in Kirksville, Missouri. She was a 1969 graduate of the Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Missouri.…

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