Marshall Democrat-News Headlines News from the Marshall Democrat-News newspaper in Marshall, Missouri en-us 49th MVC Women’s Hall of Famer to be inducted MARSHALL — Missouri Valley College’s Valley Women organization will honor three individuals at its annual tea at 3 p.m. on Monday, May 1, in the Malcolm Center Bacon Room. The 49th inductee into the... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:54:05 -0500 Emma native receives Dr. Doris Howell Leadership Award Erin Harrell, of Emma, was one of 18 recipients of the Dr. Doris Howell Leadership Award at Park University, located in Parkville. Harrell attended Sweet Springs High School and is currently a senior... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:49:59 -0500 Marshall High School 2017 graduating class Baccalaureate service The Faith Community of Marshall, sponsored by Marshall Ministerial Alliance, will host the 2017 senior class of Marshall High School Baccalaureate Service on Sunday afternoon, May 7, beginning at 4... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:37:08 -0500 Police briefs Monday, April 24: 2:00 p.m. -- Officers were made aware of an active warrant on a female subject on East Summit Street and responded to investigate. Officers made contact with the female and advised... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:35:41 -0500 Saline County Ambulance Calls April 16-April 22, 2017 Sunday, April 16: Before noon, Saline County Ambulance District 3 treated and transported one person experiencing a medical emergency requiring advanced life support and one person experiencing a... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:34:25 -0500 The Arrow Rock Chapter of the NSDAR holds April meeting The Arrow Rock Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting, April 19, at J. Huston Tavern in Arrow Rock. Vice Regent Rebecca Reilly welcomed... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:28:51 -0500 Marshall student one of 34 recipients of FCS Financial scholarship A total of 34 recipients were selected by FCS Financial for its $1,500 scholarship program. Among the recipients was Marshall High School Senior Elizabeth Pomerenke, of Sweet Springs. Since 2004, FCS... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:26:06 -0500 National Day of Prayer Breakfast 'For Your Great Name's Sake' The Marshall Ministerial Alliance is hosting its annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast event on Thursday, May 4, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1000 S. Miami Ave., across the street from... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:18:45 -0500 Methodist Pastors: A motley bunch Over 50 pastors have served the First United Methodist Church of Marshall and its predecessors during the past 175 years. We can identify 54. Those named here are shown with the date of their first... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:17:36 -0500 Truth of love: Manna Yeshua/Jesus Messiah, began his ministry for Israel, excluding no one if they sought him. He ministered to Samaritans, to gentiles and to everyone seeking, willing to believe and accept truth. All of... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:16:04 -0500 School Menus May 1-5 Marshall Elementary Schools Monday -- B: Pancakes with fruit topping; Sausage biscuit; Cereal or Oatmeal bar with yogurt; pears, fruit juice. L: Chicken nuggets with italian bread; Hamburger mac and... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:12:36 -0500 James Ronald Moffitt James Ronald Moffitt passed away on April 23, 2017, at 6:34 a.m. A memorial service is being held Saturday, April 29, at 11 a.m., at Life Church, located at 300 N. Walnut St. in Slater. James was... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:06:09 -0500 Golf tourney to support school’s SAFE Program The Marshall Public Schools S.A.F.E. Program is taking its message to the links with a fundraising golf tournament scheduled May 20. The S.A.F.E. Golf Tournament will take place at the Indian... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:01:27 -0500 Doris Fry Doris Fry, 77, of Marshall, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at The Living Center in Marshall. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:59:06 -0500 Writer’s guild awards BMS contest winners Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:53:39 -0500 Slater High School seeks input for new program While the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education focuses on its goal of high school graduates being college and career ready, Slater High School is taking it one step further: life... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:35:11 -0500 MVC commencement set for May 6 MARSHALL — Missouri Valley College will confer 238 degrees to students at its commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. on May 6 at Gregg-Mitchell Field on the MVC campus. The 2017 graduating class is the... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:34:16 -0500 Owls place second in NCMC Tournament MHS Round-up: Golf (B), Soccer (G), Track & Field Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:23:38 -0500 Lady 'Hounds wrap up fourth I-70 championship Sweet Springs edges Santa Fe for baseball consolation trophy Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:23:19 -0500 Signs encouraging drivers to be more wary of cyclists on the way for Marshall Partnering with a citizen, the city of Marshall will place 10 signs on city streets asking drivers to be more considerate of those riding bicycles on the street. Marshall resident Charles Ferguson... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:50:52 -0500 City of Marshall hires new Municipal Judge, City Prosecutor When Marshall Municipal Court next convenes in May, new faces will be both behind the bench and at the prosecutor's desk. The Marshall City Council approved Mayor Mark Gooden's recommendations of... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:50:37 -0500 Reid, McMellen honored at VFW emergency services recognition dinner Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:51:44 -0500 70 headstones under repair at Grand Pass cemetery At the top of the hillside at Maple Hill Cemetery, Stephen Palmer gestured to a grave marker saying the base is like a cradle. He had to craft a new one because deterioration of the original base... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:43:57 -0500 County commissioners talk emergency management, justice facility updates County commissioners heard reports from Emergency Management Director Tony Day and Saline County Sheriff Cindi Mullins during their regular meeting Thursday morning, April 27. Day announced that if... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:00:08 -0500 Public Works Board reviews equipment bids, approves summer replacement of Eastwood water main Three actions by the Marshall Board of Public Works Thursday, April 27, will account for two equipment purchases and a summer project. The board first reviewed bids for the purchase of a used scissor... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:38:07 -0500 Phegley among demo derbiers gearing up for 2017 county fair When the drivers enter the demolition derby pit at the Saline County Fair on July 8, Marshall driver Austin Phegley will aim to improve on a 2016 performance in which he earned the title of highest... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:20:12 -0500 Inter-Agency Council hears updates about DIGS house, HOOT Resource Center, Project S.H.A.R.E. Updates on both the HOOT Resource Center and the DIGS house were provided during the Saline County Inter-Agency Council’s regular meeting Tuesday, April 25. Eden DeGonia, with Marshall Public... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:26:18 -0500 ‘Every step matters’ in the upcoming MS-Walk in Marshall Multiple Sclerosis — a condition that is currently treatable but not yet curable — affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide. On Saturday, April 29, the annual fundraising walk will support the... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:29:23 -0500 Mo. Broadcast Educators Association students win awards Marshall — Missouri Valley College students recently received awards from the Missouri Broadcast Educators Association. This organization is made up of mass communication departments from 14 colleges... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:48:28 -0500 Mason is state winner in agriculture education proficiency award area, named state FFA secretary COLUMBIA — Sydnee Marie Mason, of Marshall, won the Missouri FFA Agricultural Education Proficiency Award at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention. Mason, a senior at Saline County Career Center, is the... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:32:57 -0500 Lady 'Hounds charge into I-70 championship game Santa Fe baseball, softball to play for consolation trophy Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:25:18 -0500 Lady Owls split at Raytown Tournament MHS Round-up: Golf (B), Soccer (G), Tennis (B) Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:24:56 -0500 Central Mo. Electric Coop announces scholarship funds Central Missouri Electric Cooperative has announced the recipients of their 2017 college scholarship funds. For students to be considered eligible, their parents or legal guardians must be current... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:22:20 -0500 Police briefs Tuesday, April 18: 2:42 p.m. -- A male walked into the Marshall Police Department to turn himself in on an active warrant from the city of Marshall. A computer inquiry of the male revealed he had an... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:20:59 -0500 <i>MoDOT:</i> Fatal Motorcycle Crashes at a Record High Motorcycle awareness month this May aims to increase safety for all drivers Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:12:31 -0500 Commissioners announce completion of county road projects County commissioners announced the completion of all county road projects and provided an update on Northern Commissioner Richard Clemens during the commission’s regular meeting Tuesday morning,... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:58:13 -0500 Marshall Planning & Zoning approves two actions The rezoning of two tracts of land and a request for additional signage near U.S. Highway 65 were all approved unanimously by the Marshall Planning & Zoning Commission Tuesday, April 25. The two... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:57:59 -0500 Shirley Ann King Shirley Ann King, 74, of Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of Marshall, died Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Dubuque. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:12:08 -0500 Parade celebrates Month of the Young Child Tuesday morning, April 25, young Marshall children marched downtown for the annual Parade Around the Square. The event, organized by Parents as Teachers, is done in celebration of “Month of the Young... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:04:19 -0500 Virginia man charged with delivery of controlled substance on I-70 A Virginia man is facing a felony charge after 10 pounds of marijuana were allegedly seized from his luggage on Interstate 70 Saturday, April 22. Mitchell P. Britton 21, of Richmond, Va., was charged... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:34:44 -0500 Green Ridge man charged with drug possession A felony controlled substance possession charge and two marijuana-related misdemeanors were charged against Kaleb S. Dove, 23, of Green Ridge, in Saline County Saturday, April 22. According to the... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:19:48 -0500 Felony domestic assault charge brought against Slater man The Saline County Prosecutor's Office filed a class C felony charge of domestic assault - second degree, Friday, April 21, against Karl W. Carver, 49, of Slater. The charge results from an incident... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:18:20 -0500 Budget amendments approved for Marshall Public Schools At a brief meeting of the Marshall Public Schools Board of Education Tuesday, April 25, a board member was sworn in and amendments to the district's 2016-2017 budget were approved. Amendments... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:17:54 -0500 New business offers all-natural ‘goodies’ Due to the closing of the Marshall Market on the Square this year, one new local grower will participate in another farmer’s market to promote his business. Benjamin Gray, owner of Mo Goodies located... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:09:55 -0500 Cover fire spotted near cemetery Monday A fire concerned the neighbors of Fairview Cemetery Monday evening, April 24, when they reportedly heard what was described as some type of explosion. Marshall Fire Chief Tony Day indicated neighbors... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:55:49 -0500 45-year sentence passed in attempted public shooting A man convicted of an attempted public shooting received a 45-year prison sentence at the Saline County Courthouse Monday, April 24. Judge Dennis Rolf handed down the sentence to Vincent S. Barriere,... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:30:47 -0500 1 injured in Sunday crash A Marshall man was injured Sunday morning, April 23, when the vehicle he was driving crashed on Interstate 70, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. The crash occurred when Sapas... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:54:59 -0500 Miller from Marshall FFA Chapter is named Area 6 Star in Placement COLUMBIA — The Missouri FFA Association recognized Jake Miller, of the Marshall FFA Chapter, as the Area 6 Star in Placement at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention. Miller is the son of Joe and Julie... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:43:28 -0500 Historian to visit CMU April 27 | Talking about Antebellum architecture FAYETTE — Gary G. Fuenfhausen, of Arrow Rock, will be visiting Central Methodist University on Thursday, April 27, to present a history lesson to the general public, as well as faculty, students, and... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:41:24 -0500 St. Peter students deliver animal shelter donations Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:41:57 -0500 St. Paul's Lutheran Church to host 100th Anniversary Celebration On April 22, 1917, St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Highway P, west of Saline City, dedicated its new church building. A quote from a local newspaper stated, "the dedicatory services were very beautiful... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:54:21 -0500 Boland receives Missouri Youth in Agriculture Scholarship Sweet Springs FFA member Bailey Boland receives the Missouri Youth in Agriculture Scholarship from Youth in Agriculture Committee members during the 89th Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia,... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:49:59 -0500 Fitzgibbon Hospital to hold Health Fair Friday April 28 Fitzgibbon Hospital will hold its annual Health Fair, co-sponsored by The Marshall Democrat-News and KMMO radio, from 7 to 11 a.m. this Friday, April 28, in the hospital's atrium. Attendees wishing... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:46:46 -0500 April is National Foot Health Awareness Month April is slated as National Foot Health Awareness Month by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). The annual observance seeks to help individuals discover the importance of foot health on... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:41:47 -0500 Betsy Gauldin Betsy Gauldin, 81, of rural Malta Bend, died Friday, April 21, 2017, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Union... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:33:47 -0500 Glenva Peuster Glenva Peuster, 92, of Marshall, died Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Mar-Saline Manor in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at First Baptist Church in... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:32:58 -0500 Peggy Lee Crane Peggy Lee Crane, of Columbia, passed away April 21, 2017, at Boone Hospital in Columbia. She was 67 years old. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 11 a.m., at Nashville... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:31:34 -0500 No. 1 Vikings advance to NAIA tourney KCAC champions looking to return to championship match Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:22:35 -0500 Owls win S-C Tournament Alhamzawi, Summers again lock up both finals spots Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:09:52 -0500 Owls 10th at Richmond All four Marshall returners equal or improve their previous scores at Shirkey Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:08:33 -0500