• Commissioners Vote To Consolidate With Macon E-9110

    By Echo Menges On Monday morning, July 23, 2012, Knox County Eastern and Western District Commissioners, Terry “Red” Callahan and Terry Marble, voted to consolidate with Macon County’s Enhanced 911 System pending contract approval. One person attended the meeting opposed to the consolidation, Knox County Sheriff Mike Kite, who stated that he didn’t want to

  • Bill Schwanke0

    Bill Schwanke, age 87, of Leonard, MO, died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, MO. He was born September 2, 1924, in Macomb, IL, the son of Orin Fredrick and Hazel D. Bennett Schwanke. On December 22, 1946, he was united in marriage to Lois Gillespie at Palmyra, MO. She survives.

  • Burn Ban Notice Issued by City & County0

    Burn Ban Notice Issued by City & County Due to the extreme dry conditions, the Clark County Commission and the Board of Alderman of the City of Kahoka have issued a burn ban within Clark County and the City of Kahoka until further notice.

  • Plenge Builds Tornado Shelter for Daughter

    Plenge Builds Tornado Shelter for Daughter0

    By Kevin Fox There was a time in America when a great many homes and farms had a storm/root cellar in their back yards, Although this is a thing in the past, there is still a need for shelter in the time of storm. Bobby Plenge of Rural Kahoka, recently constructed a tornado shelter, which

  • Bridge Work Starts

    Bridge Work Starts0

    MoDOT closed the North Fork Fabius River Bridge on Highway 15 north of Edina Monday, July 09, 2012 for the Safe & Sound Program bridge replacement project. The bridge is expected to be closed for 49 work days and is projected to reopen on August 27, 2012 weather permitting.

  • Knox County Water District: Customers Need To Conserve, Water Demand Too High0

    By Echo Menges Gary Mallett of the Knox County Water District contacted the Sentinel office on Monday, July 9, 2012 asking everyone receiving KCWD service to conserve water usage. “Due to high demand we’re asking everyone to start conserving water and keep it to just necessities. The demand is so high that we just can’t