• Use Tax Question On April 7 Ballot0

    Clark County and Alexandria voters are being asked to approve a “use tax” on the April 7 ballot. The Clark County ballot question reads: Shall the County of Clark impose a local use tax at the same rate as the local sales tax rate, currently 2%, provided that if the local sales tax rate is

  • Kahoka Pastor and Wife Injured In Memphis Accident0

    Pastor Charles Hammack, 79, who serves the Kahoka Presbyterian Church, and his wife, Helen, 78, were seriously injured in a two vehicle accident on Highway 136 near Memphis on Friday morning. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a 2006 Jeep Liberty driven by James L. Clair, 84 of Memphis crossed the center line and struck

  • Fire Destroys St. Francisville Trailer-Video and Photo Gallery

    Fire Destroys St. Francisville Trailer-Video and Photo Gallery0

    Firefighters from Wayland, Revere, Alexandria and the Clark County Rural Fire Departments responded to a trailer fire in St. Francisville on Wednesday evening, March 18. The fire call was dispatched at about 5:30pm. On arrival, crews found the trailer fully-engulfed in flames, with black smoke billowing into the sky. At this writing, no other details

  • Great Weather Blesses St. Patrick Celebration

    Great Weather Blesses St. Patrick Celebration0

    It was a beautiful weekend at the Shrine of St. Patrick, as Irish (and those who were just Irish for the day) flocked to the tiny northeast Missouri town. A variety of activities included Irish Road Bowling, a 5K run, gift giveaways, tours, dinner and Mass. Dozens of teams participated in Irish Road Bowling on

  • Sunday Afternoon Heroes-A Tribute To Our Firefighters

    Sunday Afternoon Heroes-A Tribute To Our Firefighters0

    It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon in March. They probably had something else that they wanted to do. Maybe it was work in their yard. Or watch basketball on TV. Play with their kids or grandkids. Whatever. Instead, these Sunday Afternoon Heroes got the call to a grass fire, way up in the northern part of



    The Clark County Extension Council hosted their 30th annual Farm/City Night on Saturday at the CCR-1 Middle School in Kahoka MO. A record crowd attended the evening’s event. Everyone enjoyed a delicious soup and sandwich supper provided by members of Clark County Farm Bureau. Debby Whiston, Clark County Extension Program Director presented a Century Farm