This Week's News

Author writes about Skidmore Freedom Fest wedding

by Christina Rice The book “Endless Love and Second Chances” tells the love story of Dixie Davis and her husband, Sammy Davis, a Medal of Honor recipient. After they both lost their first spouses to cancer, the couple began corresponding and decided to meet at the Skidmore Freedom Fest where Sammy was the motivational speaker.

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KCP&L warns of small business scam

KCP&L wants to warn all customers of a phone scam in the St. Joseph area. Most of those targeted are restaurants and small businesses, but all customers should be aware of this important notice. There have been reports of a live person posing as a KCP&L employee who notifies the customer of a past due

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New emergency department, gift shop unveiled at St. Francis

After more than three years in the making, the expanded and renovated emergency department (ED) at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital will be open for patients beginning at 7 am, September 27. Community members were given the opportunity to tour the ED renovations and expanded gift shop on September 9. The new ED space includes

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Church prepares crisis care kits

Maryville Church of the Nazarene members recently gathered to fill 60 crisis care kits. They were front: Kyana Scott, Emmalyn Scott, Ben Houtchens, Tavean Scott, Isabelle Auffert, Linda Pitzenberger; middle: Sharon McIntyre, Shauna Scott, Ina Mae Sportsman, Becky Houtchens, Jenevieve Talbot, Bev Eckstein, Rhonda Trillo, coordinator, Joyce Bird, Joyce Ward; and back: Richard Bird, Jim

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Maryville approves subdivision development

Maryville City Council met September 14 and voted to approve the development of a new subdivision along Icon. They held a public hearing for a preliminary plat for Ridgeline Estates subdivision, owned by Sarah J. Arnold Trust. The 22 acres along Icon will be divided into 63 R-2 zoned lots. They approved the plat during

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Lollipop parade salutes heroes

Tri-C firefighters and first responders salute the flag during the Conception Jct. Lollipop Parade, September 11. Ten volunteer groups were named as grand marshals during this year’s event themed “A Community of Volunteers.”

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Guilford Fun Day draws friends, neighbors

The sandwich ladies of Nelson’s General Store, Guilford, were grand marshals of the Guilford Fun Day Parade, September 10. They were Sue Ann Pedersen, Madonna Strueby and Macil Laughlin. Their escort was a stucco pig.

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