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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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Schuyler Shivers Thru Historic Freezing Lows

Both residents and the area wildlife have been challenged by the snow and ice conditions that have kept Schuyler County in the icy grips of winter for the past two weeks. Local deer have been forced to dig deep down through the snow in search of food. (Photo courtesy of Ron Morgan). Dangerously cold temperatures…

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When Requesting Emergency Services

If you have flu like symptoms, are quarantined, or under self-quarantine, please let the dispatcher know. Sharing this information with the 911 Dispatchers, will help our first responders take the necessary precautions to avoid the spread of the coronavirus.

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Throwback Thursday – Do You Know These Schuyler Residents?

Throwback Thursday – Do You Know These Schuyler Residents? I found these photos in a drawer next to my computer and thought it was about time that we named who they were and what year the photo was taken. Hopefully, our readers can identify some of the people in each of the different photos. Interesting…

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