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Individual Band Members Prove Themselves

  Submitted by  Les Aeschliman All-conference, all-district, and all-state are titles of honor for many students and a goal many more are chasing. These are all achievements to be proud of for our band as well as the school and community. Let’s celebrate their efforts and gain some insight into what is involved in earning…

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Schuyler County Nursing Home Sets Town Hall Dates

The Schuyler County Nursing Home has setup three town hall meetings to discuss and answers questions on the upcoming tax levy increase ballot proposal.  During the meeting current operation and financial results will be reviewed along with an explanation of the need for the additional tax revenue. The first town hall meeting will be Thursday,…

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Kinney Retires From Library

Kinney Retires From Library After almost 27 years and working in three different locations, Schuyler County Library Director Dianna Kinney said farewell to library staff and patrons on Thursday afternoon, February 11. “She will be truly missed,” said staffer Jill Parsons. Over her years of service, Kinney has seen many changes. “Technology is the biggest…

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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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