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Clopton Wins Second Consecutive District Championship Title

Home Court Advantage Helps Boost Hawks To 14-Point Victory Over Bulldogs In their fourth and final match up this year it was Clopton that emerged victorious in a hard-fought battle to win the Class 2 District 6 championship. The title tilt on Saturday was tight throughout three quarters with the biggest lead for each team […]

Donors Help Provide New Computers For Bowling Green Elementary Classroom

Melanie Hiles knew her elementary classroom could benefit from adding technology when she came upon an opportunity where Google would match tax-deductible online donations to purchase Chromebooks. “In an ever-increasing time of technology, it’s hard to believe that computers and internet are not something that every student has access to in their lives,” Hiles noted. […]

Silex Hires New Superintendent

Dr. Elaine Henderson To Retire After Nine Years At The Helm For the first time in nine years, the Silex School District will have a new leader when classes resume this fall for the 2017-2018 school year. The Silex R-1 Board of Education has selected David M. Deets as superintendent, replacing Dr. Elaine Henderson who […]

Clopton Defeated By Scotland Co. In District Championship Tilt

The top two teams in the Class 2 District 6 tournament had only suffered one loss on the season and fans knew it would be a tough battle. Despite a never quit attitude, the top-seeded Clopton Lady Hawks were defeated by (2) Scotland County in the district championship game on Saturday, 59-46. The Lady Hawks […]

Scott Mullins To Take Over As High School Principal Next Year

Brock Bailey Looks Forward To Farming In Retirement All it takes is a few minutes of watching Scott Mullins engaging with students to see how passionate he is about education and next year he will step into the position of high school principal. For the past three years Mullins has served as assistant high school […]

February 28th Online Edition

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B.V. ‘Dick’ Kientzy

Benedict Vincent Kientzy of Silex died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the age of 90. Funeral services were Friday at St. Alphonsus Church in Millwood. The Rev. Father Charles Tichacek officiated. Music was provided by Debbie Mudd, Carolyn Kunza McHardy, Marge Kunza Schwendemann, Chris Kunza Mennemeyer, and Kelly Hardcastle. Burial was in St. Alphonsus Cemetery. […]

William Christian Gnade

A Mass of Christian Burial for William Christian Gnade of Moscow Mills were held at 10 a.m., Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church near Old Monroe. Fr. Richard Rath, church pastor, officiated with burial in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Winfield and again from 9 a.m. […]

Lavena Mae Long

Lavena Mae Long, 80, of rural Bowling Green, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at Hannibal Regional Hospital. Lavena’s celebration of life will be held Tuesday, March 7 at 11 a.m., at the New Hartford Baptist Church, New Hartford with the Rev. Paul Lewis officiating. Lunch will be served at […]

Thomas Warren Bartison

Services for Thomas Warren Bartison, 80, of Vandalia will be held 11 a.m., Saturday at the First Christian Church of Vandalia, with the Rev. Jamie Franke officiating. Visitation was from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Mr. Bartison died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. He was […]

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