Month: August

Eye safety is critical during upcoming eclipse

The Missouri State Health Department released the following information about the total eclipse: On August 21st, people will gather from coast to coast to view a rare solar eclipse, especially in Missouri. The state will offer some of the best vantage points in the nation for witnessing this historic event. A 50-70 mile wide path

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Geography with Goudge

Major college football or FBS will soon get underway. This week’s proportional-symbol map displays the coaches preseason top-ranked team, Alabama, with the largest football, and #25 Utah, with the smallest football. The pattern of southern dominance picks up where last year’s map left off with 13 of the top 25 teams. The SEC leads all

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Pedersen receives 20 years in child molestation case

A Guilford man was sentenced to 20 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on two counts of Felony Child Molestation, 10 years on each count to run consecutively. Sentencing was held for Gerald “Rick” Pedersen, 65, on August 16 before Judge Larry Harman in the Clay County Courthouse following a change of venue from

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Totality Preparations

The following information was released from Northwest MoDOT’s communication department, regarding events in St. Joseph: In just six short days the sky will darken in St. Joseph and across Missouri. St. Joseph residents have prepared as best they can as they and thousands of others plan to enjoy eclipse events across the city. But they

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Tourism committee discusses future projects, budget

The tourism committee met on August 9 with eight of the nine members present to discuss budgeting of the expected $143,220 from the bed tax, analysis of resources and what future projects could be completed. The meeting was led by Josh McKim as President Aaron Dobson was unable to attend. The first-year income of $143,220

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Post 464 to host pancake breakfast

American Legion Post 464 will sponsor a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 am, Sunday, August 20 at the legion post, Conception Jct. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee will be served. Cost is a $7 minimum donation per person; children six and under are free. Proceeds benefit the Cameron Veterans Home.

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Doris Rogers

Doris Kathleen Hinton Rogers, 94, Albuquerque, NM, formerly of West Virginia and Tennessee, died Monday, February 13, 2017.

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Sr. M. Lucilla Scurlock, OSB

Sr. M. Lucilla Scurlock, OSB, 93, Clyde, died Friday, August 11, 2017, at Our Lady of Rickenbach, Clyde. Services were August 16 at the Benedictine Convent Chapel of Perpetual Adoration, with burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

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Deana Carlson

Deana Kay Carlson, 64, Mound City, died Sunday, August 13, 2017, at her home. Services will be at 2 pm, Friday, August 18 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

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