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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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Baby Boy Cook

Chance and Ivy Cook of Memphis, Missouri, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Bryer Olin, who was born on February 6, 2021 at 6:52 a.m., at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri. Baby Bryer weighed in at six pounds ten ounces and was twenty-one inches in length. His sibling, Rylan, can’t wait…

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Two Vehicle Accident in Queen City Leads to Arrerst

  A driver’s failure to yield at Wabash and 6th Street in Queen City, Missouri, results in an accident on February 10, 2021, at 3:50 p.m. The accident report of MSHP Tpr. Crose stated that Brian H. Richmond, 49, of Lucas, Iowa, failed to yield at the stop sign, while in the westbound lane of…

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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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Angela Schmitter Earns CPC in Medical Coding at Scotland County Hospital

Angela Schmitter Earns CPC in Medical Coding at Scotland County Hospital Angela Schmitter, RHIT, CAH-CBS, CPC, Director of Health Information at Scotland County Hospital and Clinics in Memphis, MO, recently completed the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) educational program and passed the credentials exam to earn the status of Certified Professional Coder (CPC). Medical…

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Schuyler 2021 Courtwarming Queen and King

Schuyler 2021 Courtwarming Queen and King One of the highlights and long standing traditions of the Schuyler R-1 basketball season is Courtwarming. This year, the event was held on Friday, January 29, during the Rams vs. Knox Eagles game at the high school gym. Seniors Emma Clifford and Mason Moncrief were selected by their classmates…

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USDA Reminder: CRP General Signup Ends February 12

USDA Reminder: CRP General Signup Ends February 12 Agricultural producers and private landowners interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) must sign up by February 12, 2021. The competitive program, administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), provides annual rental payments for land devoted to conservation purposes. Through CRP, farmers and ranchers establish long-term, resource-conserving…

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Kyle Windy New Schuyler R-1 Superintendent

After a search and several interviews, Schuyler R-1 High School Principal Kyle Windy was selected, as the new superintendent for the district. The superintendent’s search was conducted through the Missouri Association of Rural Education by the Schuyler R-1 Board of Education on January 14, 2021. After two evening of interviewing several applicants, the Board of…

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James Sappington Indicted for Misappropriation of Banking Funds

Former Corydon State Bank President, James Paul Sappington, was sentenced in the United States District Court for Southern District of Iowa on December 7, 2020 ,following 28 counts filed against him on September 18, 2019. Sappington plead guilty on count three and was sentenced to eight months in prison and upon release, two years of…

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