• Jean Ferguson

    Jean Ferguson0

    Jean Ferguson 1919 – 2009      Mary Maxine “Jean”  Ferguson, 89, of Hamilton, IL died Thursday, April 23, 2009 at her home.      She was born on August 15, 1919 in Canton, MO, the daughter of Henry and Nora Pierce Ward.  She married Orville McKeown on September 4, 1938 in Kahoka, MO.    On August 4,

  • USDA Sets Date for Soybean Request for Referendum0

    USDA Sets Date for Soybean Request for Referendum The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced it will offer soybean producers the opportunity to request a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research Order (Order), as authorized under the Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act (Act). The act requires the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct

  • Measles Case Reported in Missouri0

    Measles Case Reported in Missouri Underscores Importance of Childhood Immunizations An eastern Missouri resident is listed among several persons from throughout the nation who contracted measles while attending a recent meeting in Maryland.  Meeting organizers are working with state public health officials to notify everyone who attended the meeting of their potential exposure to the



    LUCILLE MONTGOMERY 1915-2009     Lucille Montgomery, 93, of Memphis, died Tuesday April 21, 2009, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis. She was born the daughter of Noah E. and Mamie Cora (Saulsbury) Montgomery on July 9, 1915 in Glenwood, Missouri. The family moved from Schuyler County to Scotland County, near Memphis, in

  • Thelma D. Blakely0

    Thelma D.  Blakely 1934 – 2008     Thelma D Blakely, 74, of Keokuk, IA, died Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at the Keokuk Area Hospital in Keokuk, IA.      She was born on May 2, 1934 in Lewis County, MO the daughter of Homer George and Nada Fay Tompkins Lay.  On May 30, 1952 she married

  • Former Church Burned In Revere

    Former Church Burned In Revere0

    Former Church Burned In Revere The former Revere Community Church was heavily damaged by fire on Thursday morning, April 23.  The fire was reported around 6:00AM. This is one of several suspicious fires in the Revere ares in the past few months.  Utilities to the old church had been disconnected for some time, according to