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Food Room Update

Food Room October Update December 2020 Dates Are Friday, December 11 Monday, December 14 9:00 a.m. – Noon, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. By Dwight Hart, Ministerial Alliance volunteer Here is our monthly routine at the Schuyler County Food Room. 1.) The food comes from the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri in a semi…

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A Sheriffs Training Academy in Kirksville?

A Sheriffs Training Academy in Kirksville? There has been interest in starting the Missouri Sheriffs 700 hour Training Academy back up in Kirksville. Currently, the sheriff’s department is researching how much interest there is, because enrollment for the class is a minimum of 15 people. If you are serious about a career in law enforcement…

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Schuyler County Nursing Home Employee of the Month

Schuyler County Nursing Home Employee of the Month Congratulations to Peggy Kerby, who was honored, as the 2020 September employee of the month, at the Schuyler County Nursing Home. Peggy is taking Margie Morgan outside to enjoy a real Missouri fall day. (photo courtesy of Ron Morgan)

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Dusting of Snow Covers Schuyler

Dusting of Snow Covers Schuyler Monday morning, October 26, 2020, brought a light dusting of snow that was here and gone by lunch, but it does get credit, as the first snowfall of the season. It also came a few days earlier than last year, when it hit Schuyler with a heavy dusting over Halloween.…

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Rams Band, Color Guard Wins Awards at Two Band Competitions

Rams Band, Color Guard Wins Awards at Two Band Competitions     CAPTION Back Row Left to Right: Flag – Morgan Scheib; Flag – Maddie Fowler; Katelyn Couch Haleigh Fowler; Easton Kimber; Vanguard Member – Emily Durham; Nathan Leslie; Drum Major – Carson Allen; Rodrigo Razo; Evianna Aeschliman; Rachel Wallace; Hannah Leftwich; Angel Foerster; Flag…

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Georgia Ann and Gerald Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary

Georgia Ann and Gerald Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary It was a beautiful September day, when the Robinson family gathered for a cook out in the yard in Greentop to celebrate the 65th wedding anniversary of Gerald and Georgia Ann Robinson. With Doug Robinson as chef, many delicious hamburgers, brats, and hot dogs were served. A…

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Baby Girl Antal

Baby Girl Antal Joseph and Stephanie Antal of Memphis, Missouri, are proud to announce the birth of their baby girl, Vella Jane, born on September 26, 2020, at 8:50 a.m. at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. She weighed six pounds, ten ounces, and was twenty and one-half inches in length. Asher can’t wait to…

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Trump Administration Invests to Lower Energy Cost for Rural Missourians: Local Downing Resident Awarded Grant

Trump Administration Invests to Lower Energy Cost for Rural Missourians Local Downing Resident Awarded Grant The Trump Administration, along with Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, announced on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, that the USDA is awarding a total of $1,691,109 in grants to rural Missouri farmers, ag producers,…

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The Hall House

The Hall House Right here in Lancaster is a valuable treasure, and lots more people need to be a part of the story. William Preston Hall built the home about 1902, and in 1975, the home was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is also the home of the Schuyler County Historical…

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Schuyler Celebrates 2020 Downing Appreciation Days

Schuyler Celebrates 2020 Downing Appreciation Days   Downing Appreciation Days – better known as DAD – has enjoyed a long and notable history by offering up such activities as a big parade, Coffey Roper events, tractor pulls when the weather is dry, games, lots of food, prizes, music, baby shows, and of course, bingo. The…

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