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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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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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Robert Watkins Honored with 70 Year Masonic Pin

The Glenwood Masonic Lodge 327 in Queen City, Missouri, honored Brother Robert Watkins for his 70 years of Masonic service. Robert was initiated, passed, and raised in 1951 at the Lancaster Masonic Lodge 259, which later merged with the Glenwood Lodge in 1995. Brother Watkins was presented with his 70 year service pin and certificate…

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Mason Moncrief Signs Letter of Intent

Mason Moncrief topped off his Rams sports career, by signing a letter of intent with North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri, to play golf with the Pirates. The signing took place on April 7, 2021, in the library of the Schuyler R-1 High School in Queen City, Missouri. At six feet, one inch, Mason…

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Schuyler Fire Fighters Serve Their Community

Lancaster Fire and Rescue Lancaster Fire and Rescue (LFR) members attended a two day class for Auto Extrication: Technician Level that was held in Kirksville, Missouri, over the weekend of March 13, 2021. The team spent Saturday indoors, reviewing the tools and learning the many different techniques on rescuing people trapped in their vehicles. Sunday’s…

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Highway 63 Vehicle Accident Sends One to Hospital

The driver of a 2004 Dodge pickup was hospitalized, after the truck he was driving was involved in an accident at the intersection of US Highway 63 and MO State Highway 202 on March 26, 2021, at 12:40 p.m. The accident report of MSHP Tpr. Crose reported that a 2009 Mercedes, driven by a 17…

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Schuyler Wears the Green

Queen City, Missouri, was the place to watch the annual Schuyler St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday, March 13, 2021. Green was everywhere, hats, hair, hoodies, balloons, banners, and even some showed up in the grass. One of the best parts of the parade – and it was all good fun – was the banner,…

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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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Firefighters Battle Greentop House Fire

During sub-zero temperatures, the Greentop Fire Department battled to extinguish a house fire on Sunday, February 14, 2021. The department received a call around 4:30 p.m. about smoke coming from one of the walls at a home on 202 West Sixth Street. According to Fire Chief John Newland, upon arrival, they found that not only…

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