• Kahoka Cable Rates Going Up

    Kahoka Cable Rates Going Up0

    By Mike Scott   Kahoka cable rates will increase by $1.00 per month starting with the October billing.  The new rates for basic cable will be $35 per month, or $33.50 for seniors.  The Kahoka Board of Aldermen approved the increase at their Monday, Sept. 9 meeting. “The public needs to realize that the channel

  • Wyaconda 125th Anniversary Princess and Prince

    Wyaconda 125th Anniversary Princess and Prince0

    Wyaconda Princess and Prince–Wyaconda held a celebration of its 125th Anniversary on Saturday, September 7. The day was filled with activities, a parade, and good times. Kayleigh Saltzman and Joey Allen were named Princess and Prince. More photos can be seen on pages 12-13, and in next week’s paper.

  • Grace M. McGinnis0

    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 of Cecil Eli and Elnora Rose Clair Funk. She married Robert William McGinnis on Sept. 10, 1949, in Edina, Mo. He preceded her in death

  • Velma M. Dabney

    Velma M. Dabney0

       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 William and Pearl Weaver Barnes. She married Carl V. Dabney on Dec. 23, 1950 in Edina, Mo. He preceded her in death on Jan. 6,

  • Cornfest Fire Hose Tug-of-War Video

    Cornfest Fire Hose Tug-of-War Video0

    Sunday 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 County Courthouse. Teams kept cool by shooting each other with fire hoses while using the pressurized water to push a plastic barrel past the opposing team. This video is

  • Charles Robert Gibbons

    Charles Robert Gibbons0

        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 November 8, 1931 in Knox County, Missouri, the son of Patrick Henry Gibbons and Josephine Weber Gibbons. Charles was educated and raised in Knox County,