• James Richard McMurry, Sr.

    James Richard McMurry, Sr.0

       James Richard McMurry, Sr., age 78, of Rutledge, MO, died Friday, July 12, 2013, in the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO. He was born July 28, 1934, at Colony, MO, the son of James Raymond and Josephine McMurry. He was united in marriage to Geraldine Kay Rudicil on May 4, 1963, and to

  • Wyaconda To Celebrate 125 Years0

    Wyaconda is going to honor its 125th year with a celebration on September 7th 2013. There will be a special ceremony for the opening of the time capsule, which was buried in 1988 during the Centennial Celebration. There will also be a parade, kids games, entertainment and much more. The next planning meeting will be

  • Mathes Keeps Farming Heritage Alive

    Mathes Keeps Farming Heritage Alive0

    By Kevin Fox People like looking to the future while keeping one hand on the past. There are all sorts of reasons for holding on to the past, as it reminds us of a simpler time when the world wasn’t turning quite so fast. Russell Mathes is one such person, and this summer he has

  • Clark County Fair to Once Again Hold One Day Harness Racing0

    Clark County Fair to Once Again Hold One Day Harness Racing The Clark County Fair will once again hold one day only harness racing on Sunday, July 28, beginning at 1:00 pm, and sponsored by the Clark County A & M Fair Association, and the Missouri Harness Horsemen’s Association. Last year they had a great

  • D.A.R.E. Volunteers Honored

    D.A.R.E. Volunteers Honored0

    On June 21, 2013, the Hannibal Police Department D.A.R.E. Program held a reception for James and Cindy Whitaker and Theresa Tatman in recognition of their years of volunteer service. James and Cindy Whitaker started volunteering with the HPD D.A.R.E. Program in 1993 and have been a part of numerous events including D.A.R.E. Dances, D.A.R.E. Camps,

  • Gov. Nixon Visits Hannibal Pharmacy0

    HANNIBAL – Gov. Jay Nixon today visited a local pharmacy in Hannibal to discuss House Bill 253, which would eliminate the current sales tax exemption on prescription drugs and result in an estimated tax increase of $200 million annually. The Governor vetoed House Bill 253 last month. While speaking at Grand Pharmacy, which has been