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Melvin “Frizz” E. Pontnack

Melvin “Frizz” E. Pontnack

   Melvin “Frizz” E. Pontnack, age 75, Mt. Morris, IL, died Thursday October 2, 2014, in Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, IL.    Melvin was born November 10, 1938, in Freeport,…

More Drama In Second Circuit Budget Dispute

More Drama In Second Circuit Budget Dispute

More Drama In Second Circuit Budget DisputeBy Echo Menges For the better part of this year Adair and Lewis County Commissioners and Second Circuit Judge Russell E. Steele have been…

Mississippi River Search Underway Near Gregory Landing-Update

Mississippi River Search Underway Near Gregory Landing-Update

A search of the Mississippi River near Gregory Landing is underway for a missing barge worker.  Late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning, it is presumed the unidentified crew member…

Soup Supper Fundraiser At Knox County Nutrition Site Saturday Oct. 11

Soup Supper Fundraiser At Knox County Nutrition Site Saturday Oct. 11

Soup Supper Fundraiser At Knox County Nutrition Site Saturday Oct. 11There will be a freewill donation soup supper at the Knox County Nutrition Site in Edina on Saturday, October 11,…

Fire Destroys Home In Knox County – Photos/Raw Video

Fire Destroys Home In Knox County – Photos/Raw Video

Fire Destroys Home In Knox County - Photos/Raw VideoA Knox County home was destroyed by fire on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Fire fighters were called to the home, located three…

23rd Annual Parade of Champions To Be Held Saturday, October 11

23rd Annual Parade of Champions To Be Held Saturday, October 11

Marching band fans will have a chance to see over seventeen bands in action at the 23nd Annual Parade of Champions parade and field show competition at Kahoka, MO on…

Last Harvest For Ewart’s Tiny Orchard?

Last Harvest For Ewart’s Tiny Orchard?

By Mike Scott Sandra Ewart’s ranch home sits on one and 13/16th acres, along Route C in Clark County. The home has an idyllic location atop a hill, with sweeping…

Proposed Routes For High Voltage Power Lines Narrowed Down

Proposed Routes For High Voltage Power Lines Narrowed Down

Proposed Routes For High Voltage Power Lines Narrowed DownKnox County officials have received information from planners of the Mark Twain Transmission Project indicating the proposed routes of the 345,000-volt transmission…

Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage Open House Photo Gallery

Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage Open House Photo Gallery

Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage Open House Photo GalleryOn Saturday, September 27, 2014, members of the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage hosted an open house and street fair. The public was invited to visit…

Scotland Gayle Clark

   Scotland Gayle Clark, 8, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday (September 24, 2014) at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.    The daughter of Craig and Amanda (Fisher)…

E. Muriel Blaine

   E. Muriel Blaine was born August 31, 1922, in Scotland County near Bible Grove, Missouri and died Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Memphis, Missouri, at the Scotland County Hospital.…