• Come As  You Are…  Leave Changed

    Come As You Are… Leave Changed0

    By Mike Scott Crazy things are happening in Wayland, Missouri. Every Tuesday night, dozens of men and women, young and old, along with children and grandchildren come together in a partially-gutted old restaurant decorated with wagon wheels, hay bales, barn board and all manner of western gear. Of course, there’s an American flag on the

  • Heavy Rain Causes Sewer To Back Up In Courthouse Basement

    Heavy Rain Causes Sewer To Back Up In Courthouse Basement0

    By Marlana Bonnell “There was so much water, our sewer system couldn’t handle it all at once,” stated Shelby County Sheriff, Dennis Perrigo. On Wednesday, June 14, many parts of Shelby County got huge amounts of rain, fast. The basement at the Shelby County courthouse took on inches of water after their sewer system backed

  • Kahoka Cemetery Mausoleum Vandalized

    Kahoka Cemetery Mausoleum Vandalized0

    One suspect is in custody following vandalism at the mausoleum in Kahoka’s Cemetery. According to Kahoka Police Chief Bill Conger, Kevin Lee Roberts, age 48, of Kahoka was arrested and is being held on parole violation charges while charges in connection with the vandalism are being filed. Conger said that on late Monday, June 12,

  • Brick or Steel?

    Brick or Steel?0

    By Mike Scott Clark County R-1 school board members had a couple expensive surprises at their Thursday, June 8 meeting. Joe Knochel, Mechanical Project Manager for Klingner and Associates, was on had to update the board on the progress of several of the projects approved by voters in the April bond issue. He brought with

  • Clarence Man Arrested For Rape

    Clarence Man Arrested For Rape0

    A Clarence man is facing more than 15 years in prison after being arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old in Clarence. According to court documents, James Beckley, 41, was arrested on Thursday, June 8. He is charged with Rape or Attempted Rape (1st Degree, Furnishing Pornographic Material to Minors, and Sexual Misconduct (1st Degree). The

  • Child Injured in Forklift Accident

    Child Injured in Forklift Accident0

    A three-year-old child was accidentally hit by a forklift in rural Knox County Tuesday evening. According to Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker, emergency crews were dispatched to respond to the accident at approximately 6:50 p.m. on June 13, 2017 at 60085 State Highway TT, which is approximately five miles south of Edina. “The dad was