• Midgets Take TRC Boys Contest In Overtime0

     Midgets Take TRC Boys Contest In Overtime By David Sharp Putnam County fired in eight three pointers, helping erase a 12 point Knox County lead with 6:24 remaining in the fourth quarter for an 81-76 upset win at the Midget 2009 Courtwarming.Dennis Dent led the Eagles (17-7, 5-2) with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Daniel

  • Thomas E. (Tom) Coffrin

    Thomas E. (Tom) Coffrin0

     Thomas E. (Tom) Coffrin Thomas E. (Tom) Coffrin , 58, of Memphis, MO, passed away Wednesday afternoon, February 18, 2009 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL. The son of Rex and Aloha Brown Coffrin he was born on September 21, 1950 in Lee County Iowa. He was raised in Memphis and graduated from Memphis High


     LINDA DAVIS MCCULLOUGH Linda Davis McCullough of Crawford, Colorado, formerly of formerly of Keokuk and Alexandria, died Sunday, February 1. A graveside service will be held Saturday, March 7, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Frazee Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the Southern Baptist Fellowship Church in Wayland. Linda was born January 12, 1951 in

  • Reward Offered For Arson Information0

     Reward Offered For Arson Information The Clark County Sheriff’s office is requesting public assistance with investigations of several suspicious fires. These fires took place from December 14, 2008 thru February 3, 2009. The fires occurred in and around Revere Missouri. Persons providing information resulting in an arrest and conviction would be eligible for a reward

  • Knox County Approves $2.6M Budget

    Knox County Approves $2.6M Budget0

     Knox County Approves $2.6M Budget By Mike Scott The Knox County Commissioners have approved spending $2,659,020.68 in their 2009 budget. And while that sounds like a lot, it is actually a reduction of $139,120.35 from 2008 actual expenses, a drop of nearly five percent.On the revenue side, the county started 2009 with $550,018.01 cash available.

  • Marilyn Joan Staley

    Marilyn Joan Staley0

    Marilyn Joan Staley Marilyn Joan Staley, 62, of Keokuk, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 04, 2009 after a courageous year battle with cancer at her daughters home with family by her side. She was born May 7, 1946, in Keokuk, Iowa the daughter of Herbert H. and Delphia M.