Marshall Democrat-News News News headlines from the Marshall Democrat-News newspaper in Marshall, Missouri en-us Renovating new T-ball and pitching machine field Hazardous bleachers, no ADA access ramps, and field orientation are all reasons the Marshall Parks and Recreation department are renovating the Lyon Bowl fields. The department hired Remsel... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:15:10 -0500 A look at your municipal candidates On Tuesday, April 4, voters will have an opportunity to elect members to their respective city councils and boards of aldermen. In Saline County, several seats are being contested. Those include... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:55:37 -0500 Marshall graduate to assist Africa wildlife sanctuary Marshall High School graduate Ellen Woolsey, daughter of Carl and April Murphree, will be traveling to Bulawayo in Zimbabwe to spend the upcoming summer living at a wildlife sanctuary. Woolsey... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:15:06 -0500 Stephenson honored for service to community “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... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:45:07 -0500 New high school practices being researched for potential use in Marshall 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... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:19:54 -0500 Wood & Huston donates to the Saline County Career Center DECA chapter On March 23, Saline County Career Center’s DECA program received a donation from Wood & Huston Bank. The donation of $2,000 will help support and sustain chapter funding this year as the chapter... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:36:18 -0500 Outdoor programs spring up in Marshall parks Summer is just around the corner, and Marshall Parks and Recreation is coming your way with opportunities to get active. From summer ball, sand volleyball, swimming, golf, tennis, and even Day Camp,... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:19:28 -0500 MPS gets more bad news on district roofs 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... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:19:51 -0500 2017 Catholic School Alumnus of the Year It is my honor and privilege to present the award to our outstanding Catholic School alumnus, Mrs. Millie Hitt. Our alumni's record this year proves her to be very deserving of this award. Her... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:26:36 -0500 Peace Lutheran Church in Slater to host fish fry The Peace Lutheran Church in Slater will host a fish fry Friday, April 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m., located on Porter and Jenkins Street. The menu includes fish, slaw, fried potatoes,... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:25:18 -0500 School Menus March 27-31 Marshall Elementary Schools Monday -- B: French toast sticks; Breakfast pizza; Cereal or Oatmeal bar with yogurt; orange smiles, fruit juice. L: Chicken alfredo with italian bread; Turkey club wrap,... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:22:36 -0500 Dog found floating in lake was allegedly weighed down A dog that was reported missing earlier in the week was found Tuesday, March 21, floating in a local lake. According to a press release from the Marshall Police Department, at approximately 8:15 a.m.... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:26 -0500 Reinstatement of classes on solar eclipse day successful on second vote Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:51:35 -0500 Slater City Council reviews goals for 2017 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... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:45:11 -0500 Emergency personnel work through 'intruder' training at MVC 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 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 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 County Commission announces cemetery cleanup project 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 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 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 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 Controlled substance, stealing charges filed against KC man 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 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 Arrow Rock celebrates Women's History Month with special tour 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 Felony charges of property damage, leaving scene of accident filed against Marshall man 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 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 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