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Reporter for The Edina Sentinel Covering Knox County, Missouri Since 2010

New Scotland Co. Coroner Appointed By Gov. Nixon

New Scotland Co. Coroner Appointed By Gov. Nixon

New Scotland Co. Coroner Appointed By Gov. NixonJEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today appointed Jeffrey Davis, D.O., of Memphis, as the new coroner for Scotland County. The position became…

Cornfest Parade Photos – Link To Facebook Album

Cornfest Parade Photos – Link To Facebook Album

Cornfest Parade Photos - Link To Facebook AlbumOn Saturday morning, September 7, 2013, people from all over Knox County and beyond gathered along Highway 6 in front of the Knox…

Grace M. McGinnis

Grace M. McGinnis, 87, of 1512 Curtis Creek, died at 4:53 a.m. Friday, August 30, 2013, in Blessing Hospital. Grace was born Sept. 20, 1925, in Hurdland, Mo., a daughter…

Velma M. Dabney

Velma M. Dabney

   Velma M. Dabney, 84, of 629 Payson Ave., died 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, August 28, 2013, in Sunset Home. Velma was born on Feb. 20, 1929, in Edina, Mo. to…

Cornfest Fire Hose Tug-of-War Video

Cornfest Fire Hose Tug-of-War Video

Cornfest Fire Hose Tug-of-War VideoSunday afternoon, September 8, 2013 the Knox County Cornfest Fire Hose Tug-o-War was held at the intersection of Main and Monticello Streets, northwest of the Knox…

Charles Robert Gibbons

Charles Robert Gibbons

    Charles Robert Gibbons, age 81, of Edina, Missouri died Monday, September 2, 2013 at the home of one of his sons in Glastonbury, Connecticut.  He was born on…

John Edwin Witte III

John Edwin Witte III, age 79 died Friday, September 6, 2013, at the Arbors in Kirksville, MO. The son of John E. and Pauline E. (Riley) Witte III, John was…

Billy Bernard Daniel

Billy Bernard Daniel

Billy Bernard Daniel, age 81, of Clarence, MO died Monday, September 2, 2013, at Landmark Hospital in Columbia, MO. He was born June 16, 1932, in Leonard, MO, the son…

Dorothy Virginia Slocum Lawson

Dorothy Virginia Slocum Lawson

   Dorothy Virginia Slocum Lawson, of Edina, MO, died Sunday morning, September 1, 2013, at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, MO, at the age of 99 years. Dorothy…

Thelma Marie (Tootsie) Riekeberg

Thelma Marie (Tootsie) Riekeberg

   Thelma Marie (Tootsie) Riekeberg, age 80, of Baring, MO, died Friday, August 30, 2013, in Loch Haven Nursing Home in Macon, MO. She was born April 23, 1933, in…

Jarvis Dean Carr

Jarvis Dean Carr, 53 of Kirksville, MO died Sunday, August 25, 2013 at his home. Jarvis was born on June 18, 1960 in Anderson, IN the son of Ruben and…