Update: 12:15 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013.
Memorial Game for Knox County Eagle Baseball player Logan Allen was a mecca for the grief stricken community of Knox County on Sunday evening, July 14, 2013.
A large crowd made their way to the last home game of the summer season against the Clark County Indians who showed an amazing amount of sportsmanship during the game.
See the July 17, 2013, issue of The Edina Sentinel for more details.
Also, the Knox County School District is offering free counseling to anyone in the community who wished to take advantage of the service. Call the KCR-1 School District at 660-397-2228 for more information.
Update: 11:45 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2013
The Knox County Swimming Pool in Edina will close early, at 5:00 p.m., on Saturday, July 13, 2013, and will be closed on Sunday, July 14, 2013, in remembrance of Logan Allen.
Update: 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013
The Knox County High School Eagles Baseball Traveling Team will play their last home game of the summer baseball season on Sunday, July 14, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. against Clark County.
The team will play a man down.
They are dedicating the honorary ninth spot, center field, to Logan Allen.
Update: 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013
The Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home has released the funeral information for 15-year-old Logan Steven Allen of Edina. Logan is the late son of Steve and Sonya Allen.
A funeral service will be held at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2013.
Update: 12:30 p.m. Thursda, July 11, 2013
According to the spokesperson for the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control (DDCC), Sgt. Erik Eidson, no official information is being released by DDCC at this time concerning the investigation into the tragic shooting incident in Edina Tuesday afternoon, July 9, 2013.
“We can’t say officially whether the shooting was an accident or not at this point because information is not being released right now. It’s a sensitive investigation,” said Sgt. Eidson. “Right now all I can say is that we are investigating.”
Yesterday grief counselors were available for community members and students to talk to, which was arranged by the Knox County R-1 School District.
Update: Posted Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 10:30 a.m.
According to Knox County R-1 School District Superintendent, Andy Turgeon, grief counselors will be available today at the Retreat Center north of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Main Street in Edina (Wednesday, July 10, 2013) from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Update: Posted Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at 10:00 a.m.
According to a representative of the University Hospital in Columbia, MO, the teen injured in a shooting incident in Edina on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, has succumbed to those injuries.
Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to the family and friends of the well-known local teen.
Update: As of 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, the Edina teen was listed as being in critical condition.
An Edina teen has been airlifted from Edina to the University Hospital in Columbia, MO, at approximately 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, after a shooting incident at an Edina residence on West Jackson Street.
The University Hospital is equipped with a Level 1 Trauma Center.
At approximately 5:30 p.m. the teen was listed as being in critical condition.
Many people are praying for this this teen in the tightknit community of Knox County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control is leading the investigation into this matter.
More information will be released as it becomes available.