• Katherine Madeline (Monroe) Ewing

    Katherine Madeline (Monroe) Ewing0

       Katherine Madeline (Monroe) Ewing, 92, of Memphis, Missouri, died in her home on August 14, 2013. She was born June 2, 1921, near Gorin, Scotland County, Missouri, the daughter of Fred D. and Ethel Blanche (Raine) Monroe. Madeline attended grade school and high school at Gorin, and graduated in 1939.  Following graduation, she worked

  • Heidi Parrish

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       Heidi Parrish, 41 of New Sharon died Monday morning, August 12, 2013 at the Mahaska Health Partnership Serenity Hospice House in Oskaloosa. Heidi Ann Parrish, daughter of Ben and Georgia (Tesinsky) Comer, was born on March 17, 1972 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. She attended and graduated from Davis County High School in 1990. On September

  • KCR-1 Bringing Cool Back To School

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    By Echo Menges Knox County R-1 students are getting the opportunity to pilot a program, which will eventually put an Apple iPad in each student’s hands. This school year is beginning with the launch of the program giving every student in grades six through 12 an iPad device and ten iPads per classroom for grades

  • Resurfacing Planned for US 136 in Clark County0

    MACON – Within the next couple of weeks, motorists will begin to see signs going up along US 136 in Clark County for work that is going to be taking place in the near future. The project on US 136 was awarded to W.L. Miller in the amount of $2,047,033.07 and will include a thin

  • Entries Needed for Wyaconda Fall Festival Parade0

    Entries of all kinds are needed for the parade at Wyaconda’s Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 7. Line-up for the parade begins at 11:30 a.m. at the old Wyaconda School parking lot area. The parade will begin at 1:00 p.m. It will proceed south down Main Street and then turn onto Jefferson Street.   Prize

  • CCR-1 School Tax Rate Stays Unchanged0

    By Mike Scott   There will be no tax increase for the Clark County R-1 School District this year.  At a tax hear prior to the start of last Thursday’s school board meeting, the CCR-1 School board approved a total tax rate of $3.50 per $100 assessed valuation, continuing as one of the lowest rates in