Marshall Democrat-News Headlines http://www.marshallnews.com News from the Marshall Democrat-News newspaper in Marshall, Missouri en-us Reinstatement of classes on solar eclipse day successful on second vote http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2397176.html Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:29:47 -0500 Emergency personnel work through 'intruder' training at MVC http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2397151.html MARSHALL — On Thursday, March 23, the Marshall Police Department along with Public Safety Personnel from Missouri Valley College, Marshall Fire Department, Saline County Sheriff’s Office, Saline... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:11:34 -0500 One Colorado, two Kentucky men allegedly caught transporting contraband on Interstate 70 http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2397145.html The Saline County Prosecutor's Office filed charges of delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid against two Kentucky men and one Colorado man... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:20:20 -0500 Sedalia man allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine in rural Nelson http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2397144.html A Sedalia man faces a class D felony charge of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid after allegedly being found to possess 0.3 grams of... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:18:54 -0500 Stephenson honored for service to community http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2397034.html “Today we honor a family member, a community member, a friend, who has helped make Marshall a much better place,” Beverly Katz, associate professor of business at Missouri Valley College, said during... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:51:39 -0500 New high school practices being researched for potential use in Marshall http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2397091.html In order to seek new methods for high school achievement, Marshall Public Schools is looking at what it can learn from other districts. Superintendent Carol Maher announced to the Board of Education... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:51:07 -0500 MPS gets more bad news on district roofs http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2397090.html For Marshall Public Schools, the finish line moved further away when it comes to having suitable roofs on district buildings Wednesday, March 22. While work to repair the hail-damaged roofs at the... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:52:03 -0500 County Commission announces cemetery cleanup project http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2397087.html County commissioners announced plans for a cemetery cleanup program during their regular meeting Thursday morning, March 23. Commissioners began evaluating county cemeteries several weeks ago, and... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:30:28 -0500 Community chorus announces upcoming spring concert http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2397041.html The Marshall Community Chorus announced its spring concert will be presented this weekend. At 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 26, patrons can listen to music extolling the beauty of sunlight and moonlight,... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:27:15 -0500 Saline County woman honored with 4-H volunteer award http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396982.html COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kim Vogel, of Saline County, was honored with a 2017 Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award by the Missouri 4-H Foundation on March 17. Vogel was one of 35 volunteers recognized... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:19:06 -0500 School board split on whether or not to cancel school for eclipse day http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396916.html Parents and teachers will have to wait another 24 hours for a definitive answer as to whether or not Marshall Public Schools will be in session Monday, Aug. 21. That date is significant due to the... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:53:06 -0500 Slater City Council reviews goals for 2017 http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396775.html The Slater City Council discussed its goals for the year during its regular meeting Tuesday evening, March 21. Each year, Mayor Stephen Allegri asks the council to submit goal sheets of what they... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:47:39 -0500 Controlled substance, stealing charges filed against KC man http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396588.html James P. Cornine Jr., 21, of Kansas City, faces a class D felony charge of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. According to the... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:45:48 -0500 Charges filed in January high-speed chase http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396587.html Along with a list of several driving infractions and misdemeanors, Jacob E. McKinney, 39, of Kansas City, was charged Tuesday, March 21, with a class E felony of resisting arrest, detention or stop... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:45:16 -0500 Police briefs http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396572.html Tuesday, March 14: 5:56 p.m. -- While patrolling south on Odell Avenue, officers observed a black Mercury Sable traveling north on Odell Avenue at what appeared to be a rate of speed faster than the... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:54:17 -0500 Saline County Circuit Court Division 4 http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396570.html 11SA-CR00009-01: Krugman, David Morgan, born 1979, 617 Darneal Ave. Apt. 1, Richmond. Class C felony, passing bad check - $500 or more - no account/insufficient funds. Sentenced to 7 years with the... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:52:33 -0500 Arrow Rock celebrates Women's History Month with special tour http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396566.html History books don't always give women their due, but that doesn't mean women weren't making history. The Friends of Arrow Rock will celebrate the women of Arrow Rock's past with a special walking... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:49:16 -0500 Robert Dean Smithey http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396564.html Robert Dean Smithey, 78, of Marshall, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:44:10 -0500 August Leo Bottom http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396563.html August Leo Bottom, 92, of Slater, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at his home. Graveside services will be Friday, March 24, 2017, at 11 a.m., at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:43:03 -0500 Dorothy Maxine 'Mackie' Alexander http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396353.html Dorothy Maxine "Mackie" Alexander, 88, of Marshall, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017, at... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:38:56 -0500 Three ordinances, one board appointment to be decided in two weeks by city of Marshall http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395992.html When the Marshall City Council next convenes on April 3, it will have at least three ordinances and one appointment to a city board to consider. Following the first reading of each of the three... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:32:16 -0500 Alvin Ray 'Peanut' Norman Jr. http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396355.html Alvin Ray “Peanut” Norman Jr., 50, of Marshall, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:32:48 -0500 Craft fair draws support for the arts http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395855.html Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:38:51 -0500 Felony charges of property damage, leaving scene of accident filed against Marshall man http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396159.html Class E felony charges of first degree property damage and leaving the scene of an accident - property damage exceeding $1,000 were filed Monday, March 20, against Ramiro Fuentes-Diaz, 38, of... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:56:10 -0500 Marshall man charged with failure to register as sex offender http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396158.html A Marshall man faces a class E felony charge of failure to register as a sex offender. The charges, filed Monday, March 20, allege that Jeremy Dean Brightwell, 44, failed to update his registration... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:53:47 -0500 County commission hears C.A.R.T. report, election update http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2396156.html County commissioners heard the Saline County Missouri County Aid Road Trust Report (C.A.R.T.) and an update about the April election during their regular meeting Tuesday, March 21. Treasurer Marty... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:45:47 -0500 MU Extension offers Estate Planning Workshop in Marshall http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395874.html The University of Missouri Extension is offering an Estate Planning Workshop on March 29. A presentation reviews the need for an estate plan and the fundamentals of creating one. "Every estate is... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:13:15 -0500 Shirley R. Alspach http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395879.html Shirley R. Alspach, 85, of Marshall, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at The Lutheran Nursing Home in Concordia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Campbell-Lewis... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:04:51 -0500 Fitzgibbon Hospital to hold 11th anniversary Fling Gala http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395878.html The 11th Anniversary of The Fling, the Fitzgibbon Hospital Foundation's annual spring fundraiser, will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7, at the Martin Community Center. The Fling is the primary... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:54:20 -0500 Fitzgibbon Hospital tackles nursing shortage with encouragement http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395877.html Nurses seeking to advance their education and find opportunities to expand their career paths find a nurturing and supportive work environment at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. The hospital... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:51:33 -0500 Maple Hill Cemetery Association to host spaghetti dinner http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395876.html The Maple Hill Cemetery Association will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, March 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall at St. Luke United Church of Christ in Grand Pass. The... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:49:37 -0500 Volunteers raise frame of Habitat house http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395862.html Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:24:48 -0500 Spring has arrived: Busy bees gather pollen in Slater tree http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395861.html Bees gather pollen Sunday afternoon, March 19. The U.S. Forest Service says there are more than 4,000 species of native bees in the United States. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:24:47 -0500 Leonard Stroup http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395319.html Leonard Stroup, 101, of Slater, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Funeral arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:23:10 -0500 Going Green for the pot o’ gold http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395860.html Going green took on a new meaning as shamrocks and balloons filled the cafeteria at Great Circle-Tom Butterfield Campus, as the youth celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with food, prizes and fun. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:19:13 -0500 Marshall man charged with attacking neighbor's car with baseball bat http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395859.html A class E felony of first degree property damage was charged against Jamie A. Keys, Jr., 20, of Marshall, Saturday, March 18. Keys allegedly committed the property damage to his neighbor's car with a... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:01:59 -0500 Marshall man charged with delivery of controlled substance http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395857.html Kenneth S. Price, 40, of Marshall was charged with two felonies by the Saline County Prosecutor's Office Sunday, March 19. Charges include delivery of a controlled substance, a class C felony, as... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:58:13 -0500 Slater School Board approves eight action items, hears monthly reports http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395485.html The Slater School Board of Education approved seven orders of new business and one order of old business during its regular meeting Thursday evening, March 16. The board gave its approval for... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:24:47 -0500 Owls seek offensive punch http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395852.html Spring '17 Prep Preview ... MHS Baseball Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:56:17 -0500 Owls have top two players returning http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395851.html Spring '17 Prep Preview ... MHS Boys' Tennis Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:55:05 -0500 Debra 'Debbie' King http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395849.html Debra "Debbie" King, 56, of Marshall, died Friday, March 17, 2017, in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Pastor... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:49:45 -0500 Deborah L. Sickman http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395848.html Deborah L. Sickman, 64, of Slater, died Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Life Care Center in Carrollton. Graveside services will be Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at Washington Cemetery in... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:48:37 -0500 Carol Rider http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395847.html Carol Rider, 61, of Napton, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:47:15 -0500 Robert Dean Smithey http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395846.html Robert Dean Smithey, 78, of Marshall, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:46:30 -0500 Shirley R. Alspach http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395845.html Shirley R. Alspach, 85, of Marshall, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at The Lutheran Nursing Home in Concordia. Funeral arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:45:44 -0500 Leonard A. Stroup http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395371.html Leonard A. Stroup, 101, of Slater, formerly of Marshall, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2017, at... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:44:52 -0500 Prep Scoreboard http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395757.html High school basketball scores for Saturday, March 18 Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:20:10 -0500 Prep Scoreboard http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395621.html High school basketball scores for Friday, March 17 Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:19:30 -0500 Patsy Gregg Chapter holds March meeting http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395329.html The Patsy Gregg Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting at the home of Peggy Monroe. Hostesses were Monroe, Jan Malecki and Sharee... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:52:43 -0500 Marshall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution hold March meeting http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395328.html The Marshall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting at Saline County E911 Community Room. Jamie Weber, Joleigh Melte and Marsha Morris served as hostesses. Regent... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:51:58 -0500 Saline County Career Center DECA chapter competes at state competition http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395327.html Three teams of Saline County Career Center DECA students reaped the rewards of their year-long class projects March 12-14. At the Missouri DECA State Career Development Conference, nine SCCC students... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:50:02 -0500 Berwaldt, Diehm to marry in May ceremony http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395325.html Vince and Teresa Berwaldt of Marshall announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Berwaldt, to Jacob Diehm, son of Mike and Lesa Diehm and Michelle and Jeff Sellers of Marshall. Katelyn... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:48:18 -0500 Renewal and realignment http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395324.html I enjoy each season of the year. In summer I love watching my dear grandsons delight in bugs, slugs and tree climbing while I gather delicious foods from the garden. Fall is a joy with the vibrant... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:45:21 -0500 School Menus Feb 20-24 http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395322.html Marshall Elementary Schools Monday -- No School. Tuesday -- No School. Wednesday -- Breakfast: Lemon roll; Egg and cheese bagel; Cereal or Oatmeal bar with yogurt; peaches, fruit juice. Lunch:... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:43:33 -0500 Sims to hit links for MVC http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395283.html Marshall junior was NCMC medalist Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:18:33 -0500 Elite take first place at Oak Grove http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395281.html Marshall 14-U squad goes 6-0 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:02:51 -0500 Prep Scoreboard http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2395267.html High school basketball scores for Thursday, March 16 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 04:15:04 -0500