Area Breaking News

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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Third Confirmed Positive COVID-19 in Schuyler County

The Schuyler County Health Department has been notified on June 18, 2020, that a third Schuyler County resident has tested positive for COVID-19. Currently, Schuyler has two active cases, and one recovered based on CDC guidelines. The case is community-related; the patient, who is between the ages of 65-70, is being asked to self-isolate to…

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FFA Holds Successful Jackpot Lamb, Goat Show

Brenna Whitlow, Schuyler FFA member, shows her goat, during the Jackpot Lamb and Goat Show on Saturday, May 30, 2020. By Corey Hanes, FFA Advisor Saturday, May 30, 2020, marked a first for many, during the pandemic, which has seen people across our country staying home and not being able to get out and go.…

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State Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin Meets with Schuyler

State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin discussed the some of the highlights of the bills passed or not passed of the closed legislative session for 2020. She touched on the failed hyperloop, which she described as completely unnecessary, especially given the state’s financial shortfalls due to the coronavirus shut down. When a member of the audience stated…

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School Board Candidates – Bios

The Schuyler County Times in conjunction with the Schuyler R-1 MSTA (Missouri State Teachers Association) chapter, was to sponsor a live candidates forum for those running for the School Board this election cycle. Because of the Covid-19 restrictions, we are running it in the paper and on the website. This first part is a brief…

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Schuyler County Times & MSTA To Host School Board Forum

The coronavirus pandemic, which had the government shuttering work places, state agencies, and other public facilities, prompted Jay Ashcroft, Missouri Secretary of State, to change the voting date for the General Municipal Elections in the state from April 7, 2020 to June 2, 2020. Due to the required social distancing protocols, which would limit the…

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Schuyler County Grads in Spotlight

Parents, family, and friends wanted to make this year special for the class of 2020, after they had their twelfth and final year of school cut short by the coronavirus pandemic. School stopped, classes stopped, sports stopped, events stopped. But the excitement of graduating high school shouldn’t stop. That is where Schuyler residents and businesses…

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