Freda Lee McConnell Crook

Freda Lee McConnell Crook November 5, 1924 to February 4, 2021 Freda Lee Crook, 96, of Memphis, Missouri died February 4, 2021, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis. She was born November 5, 1924, at her parents’ — Ward and Elma McConnell’s– farm home just east of Downing, Missouri. She grew up in…

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Jacob Thomas Atkinson

January 3, 2002 to January 29, 2021 Jacob Thomas Atkinson, 19, of Lancaster, Missouri, passed away at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri on Friday, January 29, 2021. The son of Brian Thomas and Tammy Jane (Jackson) Atkinson of Lancaster, Missouri, he was born on January 3, 2002, in Memphis, Missouri. He was…

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Annabelle (Engle) Alexander

Annabelle (Engle) Alexander June 18, 1927 to February 4, 2021 Annabelle (Engle) Alexander, 93, of Downing, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri. The youngest of six children, she was the daughter of Moses David and Anna Liza (Baker) Engle, she was born on June…

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City of Downing February 1, 2021

City of Downing February 1, 2021 The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6 p.m. on February 1, 2021, with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Gene Bruner, Ray Bange, Bill Anderson, and Joy VanWye. City Clerk Carol Dryden and Water/Waste Water Operator Kevin Martin and contract Operator Eric Bowens. Copies of…

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Sheriff’s Log January 31 to February 6 2021

Sheriff’s Log January 31 to February 6 2021 Traffic Stops: 4; Paper Service: 3; Warrants Served: 1; Arrests Made: 2; Ambulance Calls 7; Fire Calls: 0; Reported Thefts, Disturbances: 7; Auto Accident: 2; Assisted Other Agencies: 1; Transports: 2; Inmates Daily Average: 2/Weekly Individual Inmate Total: 2; and All Other Answered Calls/Contacts: 206 Arrest Made…

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MSHP Report

MSHP Report Arrest: MSHP Troop B at 1:54 a.m. on February 7, 2021, arrested Clayton L. Robbins, 48, Queen City, Missouri. Robbins was arrested in Scotland County for 1.) DWI. Robbins was released. Arrest: MSHP Troop B at 2:22 a.m. on January 17, 2021, arrested Daniel E. Lyons, 35, of Downing, Missouri. Lyons was arrested…

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Retiring Coroner, Doug Norman Receives Award

  Retiring Coroner , Doug Norman Receives Award Doug Norman was presented with an award by the Commissions on Monday, February 1, 2021, commemorating his distinguished tenure as the Schuyler County Coroner. He has held the people’s trust since January 1, 1985, as they kept him in office for 36 years, until he retired December…

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Schuyler County Ambulance District Board of Directors

Schuyler County Ambulance District Board of Directors January 19, 2021 The Schuyler County Ambulance Board of Directors met on January 19, 2021, at the ambulance building in Queen City, Missouri. Those present were: Board members, WO Poe, Darrell Kearse, Pat Wheeler, Susie Rigdon, Julie Cook and Leslie Cook , by phone. Also present were, Medical…

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Juanita Faye (Belcher) Gooden

Juanita Faye (Belcher) Gooden December 24, 1939 to February 10, 2021 Juanita Faye (Belcher) Gooden, 81, of rural Lancaster, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri. The daughter of Harrison Arthur and Estaline June (Darnell) Belcher, she was born on December 24, 1939, in El Dorado…

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Betty Ann (Kerby) Weaver

September 20, 1923 to February 12, 2021 Betty Ann (Kerby) Weaver, 97, of rural Glenwood, Missouri, passed away at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri, on Friday, February 12, 2021. The daughter of Eugene Harold and Cuma Hildred (Gosser) Kerby, she was born on September 20, 1923, in Appanoose County, Iowa. Betty…

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