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 School District Tax Question Fails 

 School District Tax Question Fails  Seven hundred and twelve of Schuyler County’s 2919 registered voters made their voices heard in last Tuesday’s Municipal Elections, representing a 24.39 percent turnout.  The most-watched issue on the ballot was Prop CARE, which aimed to increase the Schuyler County R-1 school district operating levy to $4.10 per $100 of…

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 Schuyler Band Receives Exemplary Rating 

Submitted by Les Aeschliman  In the world of performance, (music, speech, and drama) contest does not always mean rankings and trophies. MSHSAA large group, the event that the high school band attended Friday, March 8th, is an example of this.  We put on our best dress and play, on stage, two prepared pieces for three…

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Schuyler County Voters Face Key Issues on April 2 Ballot

 (NEMOnews AI) In the upcoming General Municipal Election in Schuyler County, Missouri, to be held on Tuesday, April 2,voters will have the opportunity to decide on several important ballot propositions and elect officials for various offices.  One of the key propositions on the ballot is the County Sales Tax proposal. The question posed to voters…

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Ruth Family Farms Honored

 Douglas and Dee Ruth, Ruth Family Farms, Queen City, were named Commercial Producer of the Year at the 2024 Missouri Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, Feb. 24 in Columbia, Mo. Pictured from left are Jim Brinkley, presenting; Dustin and Khelcie Ruth; Dee and Douglas Ruth; and Breanna and Chandler Burns. Photo by Ciara Raithel. 

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Schuyler County R-1 School Board Minutes

 Minutes Of Board Of Education  Regular Session  Wednesday, February 21, 2024  MEMBERS PRESENT  Jennifer Pantry, Vice President  Andy Akers, Vice President  Marta Aeschliman, Member  Kevin Buckallew, Member  Wanda Homer, Member  Marti McGoldrick, Member  Jill Moncrief, Member  ADMINISTRATION  Kyle Windy, Superintendent of Schools  Ed Koser, High School Principal  Katie Wayman, Elementary Principal  Raven Weaver, Special Services…

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Lady Rams Close Out Season 

by Sara Smith The Matchup  After upsetting the La Plata Lady Bulldogs in the District Final, the Lady Rams advanced to the State Quarterfinals versus the Clopton Lady Hawks. The basketball State Tournament moves quickly, and the Lady Rams didn’t have much time to revel in their victory. They won the district title on Friday,…

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Schuyler County Republican Caucus Held at the Courthouse in Lancaster

 On Saturday, March 2nd, the Schuyler County Republican Committee held the 2024 Republican Presidential Caucus. The meeting was brought to order at 10:am by County Republican Committee Chairperson Stephanie Jeffries. Sonny Smyser opened the meeting with a prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. David Dufur was nominated and approved as the Caucus Chairman, and…

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The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of Defeat

By Sara Smith  The beauty, and the value, of high school sports is that they mirror life. There are peaks and valleys, ebbs and flows, problems to overcome and solutions to be found in this roller coaster ride that is day-to-day life. Learning to work as a team and learning how to take feedback are…

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