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Individual Band Members Prove Themselves

  Submitted by  Les Aeschliman All-conference, all-district, and all-state are titles of honor for many students and a goal many more are chasing. These are all achievements to be proud of for our band as well as the school and community. Let’s celebrate their efforts and gain some insight into what is involved in earning…

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Schuyler County Nursing Home Sets Town Hall Dates

The Schuyler County Nursing Home has setup three town hall meetings to discuss and answers questions on the upcoming tax levy increase ballot proposal.  During the meeting current operation and financial results will be reviewed along with an explanation of the need for the additional tax revenue. The first town hall meeting will be Thursday,…

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Kinney Retires From Library

Kinney Retires From Library After almost 27 years and working in three different locations, Schuyler County Library Director Dianna Kinney said farewell to library staff and patrons on Thursday afternoon, February 11. “She will be truly missed,” said staffer Jill Parsons. Over her years of service, Kinney has seen many changes. “Technology is the biggest…

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Jesse Lee Shively

Jesse Lee Shively February 25, 1984 – January 2, 2022                 Jesse Lee Shively, 37 of rural Lancaster, Missouri passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at the Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Missouri.  He lived most of his life in Schuyler County, Missouri.  He passed with his loving wife, children and mother by his…

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School Board and Wind Farm Taxes Editorial

By Herb Austin, Publisher, Schuyler County Times As this coming school year for 2021-2022 approaches, many questions loom. The wind mills are here, like it or not. One positive note is the new funds they bring to the county. All the county taxing entities, Road and Bridge, County Ambulance, Health Dept, Special Roads, Library, Nursing…

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SCHUYLER R-1 SCHOOL DISTRICT MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION JUNE

REGULAR SESSION QUEEN CITY, MO THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2021   MEMBERS Present Absent Jennifer Pantry, President Andy Akers, Vice President Wanda Homer, Member Kirk Newland, Member Mike Scheib, Member Shannon Smith, Member Kevin Wheeler, Member   ADMINISTRATION Rick Roberts, Interim Superintendent of Schools Katie Wayman, Elementary Principal Kyle Windy, High School Principal Raven Weaver, Director…

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Marjorie Faye (Winn) McFarland July 28, 1945 to June 16, 2021

Marjorie Faye (Winn) McFarland, 75, of Kirksville, Missouri passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 3:33 p.m. The daughter of Silas Lee Oren and Jewell Alberta (Anders) Winn, she was born on July 28, 1945, in Downing, Missouri. She was united in marriage to Darrell York…

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Robert Mollick June 10, 1945 to June 17, 2021

Robert Mollick, age 76, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away June 17, 2021, after a courageous battle with renal failure. The son of Charles Gottlieb Mollick and Julia Marie (Swanson) Mollick, Robert was born June 10, 1945, in Kirksville. He attended Kirksville public schools, until moving to the family farm in Greentop, Missouri. He graduated from…

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Ruth (Franklin) Hays April 8, 1927 to June 12, 2021

Ruth Jeanette (Franklin) Hays, 94, was born in Kansas City, Kansas. Born prematurely, and weighing a few mere pounds at birth, her survival was in question; ironically, she outlived all of her siblings and cousins of her generation. Ruth’s family initially lived in Livonia, Missouri , but she grew up in Glenwood, Missouri. She attended…

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