• Leanna March Jones

    Leanna March Jones0

       Leanna March Jones, age 72, of Tina, MO, died Tuesday, November 26, 2013, as the result of a stroke. Leanna was born the daughter of Lesco and Lucille (Roberts) March on February 1, 1941, in Granger, MO. She was a 1959 graduate of Edina High School, Edina, Mo, and attended the University of Missouri

  • David Ray Clair

    David Ray Clair0

       David Ray Clair, age 62, of Baring, MO, died Monday, January 13, 2014, in Monett, MO. He was born in Edina, MO, January 24, 1951, the son of Ernest Ralph and Ruby Edith Brown Clair. Surviving are two brothers, Jim Clair of Kirksville, MO, and Gary Clair and wife Jean of Hurdland, MO, several

  • Bitterly cold temperatures are a reality check for the Show-Me State0

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The polar vortex that brought bitter cold temperatures to Missouri in early January left some Missourians lamenting that it’s never been this cold. Not so. We’ve just had more mild winters over the past couple of decades, says Pat Guinan, climatologist for University of Missouri Extension’s Commercial Agriculture Program. “Missouri, since the

  • Fox River Crossing, Vine Street Bridge Replacement Among 2014 Plans For City of Kahoka

    Fox River Crossing, Vine Street Bridge Replacement Among 2014 Plans For City of Kahoka0

    By Mike Scott Initial engineering plans for the replacement waterline crossing of the Fox River are now in the hands of Kahoka officials. The waterline, which brings water to Kahoka from the water generation plant in Wayland, has been exposed by erosion of the Fox River’s bank.  Plans call for the contractor to re-lay the

  • Gov. Nixon delivers 2014 State of the State address0

    Gov. Nixon delivers 2014 State of the State address JEFFERSON CITY – Below is the text of the 2014 State of the State address, given tonight by Gov. Jay Nixon to a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly in Jefferson City: Thank you, Lieutenant Governor Kinder, Speaker Jones, President Pro Tem Dempsey, judges of

  • Study space heater claims carefully0

    Study space heater claims carefully MARSHFIELD, Mo. –Buyers trying to reduce winter heating costs should closely examine claims by manufacturers of infrared space heaters, said a University of Missouri Extension natural resource engineering specialist. “Portable box-style infrared heaters are being promoted heavily in stores and in advertisements,” said Bob Schultheis. Some manufacturer claims may be misleading.