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School Board and Wind Farm Taxes Editorial

By Herb Austin, Publisher, Schuyler County Times As this coming school year for 2021-2022 approaches, many questions loom. The wind mills are here, like it or not. One positive note is the new funds they bring to the county. All the county taxing entities, Road and Bridge, County Ambulance, Health Dept, Special Roads, Library, Nursing…

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Schuyler American Legion Donates to Assist Veterans

The Schuyler County American Legion, Post 784, donated a check for $250 to the Veterans Hope for Heroes program sponsored by the Central Missouri Food Bank in Columbia. Accepting the check on their behalf was Teresa Ross. Presenting the check, were some of the many members of the Legion Post. About the Schuyler County American…

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Schuyler Residents Head to Lancaster Events

Another sunny weekend had Schuyler residents out and about in the county, this time in Lancaster, taking advantage of the volunteer fire fighters early morning breakfast, the annual city wide garage sale, and the open house at the Schuyler County Hall House Museum. Also, on Saturday, June 12, 2021, the youth of the Lancaster Christian…

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Baby Boy Burkholder

Travis and Angela Burkholder of Downing, Missouri, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Elijah Quinn, who was born at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri, on May 24, 2021, at 9:05 a.m. Elijah Quinn weighed eight pounds, four ounces and was twenty-two inches in length. Siblings, Brantley, Jensen, and Anya are glad…

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Schuyler Residents Enjoy Greentop Activities

Greentop and area residents enjoyed the hospitality of both the Greentop Fire department and the Alumni Greentop School Reunion on Saturday, May 5, 2021. For many, it started at 7 for the City Wide Yard Sale, then it was onto breakfast at the fire department, more garage sale hunting, catching the popular corn toss tournament,…

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Auditor Galloway Finds Missouri Ranks 49th in School Funding

Unlike Most Other States, Missouri Schools Rely Heavily on Local Funding Sources; Foundation Formula Funding Has Not Grown with Inflation   Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report that examined funding trends in K-12 education in the state. The report found Missouri ranks near the bottom for the portion of classroom funding that…

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NEMR Telecom Provides $1,000 Donation to Schuyler Summer Recreation

Jared Shelley (far right), NEMR Telecom employee is presenting the donated funds to the Schuyler County Baseball Softball Association President, Shelly Gray. Schuyler will have lots of ball games scheduled for our sports enthusiast to enjoy this summer. A big shout out “thank you” to MEMR Telecom for their generous donation. Kaden Anderson, Jacey Gray,…

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Schuyler Special Olympians Bring Home the Gold

Special Olympic athletes had been practicing for several weeks on their track and field events that they participated in on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at the Kirksville fields. Some of the events are sprint running, running the full track, broad jump, standing broad jump, and throwing. What a great day for the team – each…

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