Marshall Democrat-News News http://www.marshallnews.com/news/ News headlines from the Marshall Democrat-News newspaper in Marshall, Missouri en-us Former "Jersey Boys" rock Lyceum stage http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405874.html While the hits weren't new, they did keep coming Friday, April 21, at the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre. The stage was host to two concert performances by the group "Under the Streetlamp," specializing... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 13:13:01 -0500 Multi-car crash near intersection of Route 41 and Highway 240 http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405693.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:34:02 -0500 Slater student council to host volleyball tournament http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405682.html The Slater High School Student Council will host a volleyball tournament on Saturday, May 6, at noon in the Slater High School gymnasium. The event is open to Slater and Marshall residents ages 12... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:45:18 -0500 Mo Lottery awards more than $76M in prizes for March http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405676.html Missouri Lottery players took home more than $76.5 million in prizes during the month of March, a press release from the organization said. Of the total awarded, more than $10.3 million were prizes... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:24:24 -0500 Sweet Springs FFA receives Top Chapter Award http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405635.html Sweet Springs FFA was the Model of Innovation winner in the area of Growing Leaders and placed second out of 342 chapters in the state, earning a Top Chapter Award during the 89th Missouri FFA State... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:55:19 -0500 Marshall FFA receives Top Chapter Award http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405628.html COLUMBIA — Marshall FFA placed ninth out of 342 chapters in the state, earning a Top Chapter Award at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention. Only 10 percent of state chapters receive a top chapter... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:37:55 -0500 Slater FFA receives Top Chapter Award http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405627.html COLUMBIA — Slater FFA placed 28th out of 342 chapters in the state, earning a Top Chapter Award at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention. Only 10 percent of state chapters receive a top chapter... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:22:28 -0500 E911 board approves purchase of replacement tower for Sweet Springs http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405539.html The Saline County E911 Commission Board approved the purchase of a tower to replace a damaged tower in Sweet Springs, during its regular meeting Thursday, April 20. According to Director Stacie... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:10:52 -0500 Marshall Monday Club holds April meeting http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405499.html The Marshall Monday Club held its monthly meeting, April 10, at First Christian Fellowship Hall. Janie Weber greeted the members and guests with musical selections on the piano. President Anne Rea... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:54:32 -0500 MHS 2017 graduating class Baccalaureate service http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405497.html 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, 21 Apr 2017 09:53:14 -0500 National Day of Prayer Breakfast 'For Your Great Name's Sake' http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405493.html The Marshall Ministerial Alliance is hosting its annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast event on Thursday, May 4, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1000 South Miami Avenue, across the street... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:52:19 -0500 School Menus April 24-28 http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405487.html Marshall Elementary Schools Monday -- B: French toast sticks; Breakfast pizza; Cereal or Oatmeal bar with yogurt; orange smiles, fruit juice. L: Chicken and waffles; Turkey and cheese on a bun,... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:49:16 -0500 MPS recognizes Teacher of the Year, Scholarship contestant http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404852.html Marshall Public Schools teachers and students had multiple achievements to be proud of Tuesday, April 18. Among those recognized, the Board of Education awarded certificates to both the district's... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:47:40 -0500 Malta Bend student set to attend 2017 Junior National Young Leaders Conference http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405275.html Outstanding middle school students from across the United States will take part in an extraordinary leadership development experience at the 2017 Junior National Young Leaders Conference, an Envision... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:41:54 -0500 Slater student council to host volleyball tournament http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405242.html The Slater High School Student Council will host a volleyball tournament on Saturday, May 6, at noon in the Slater High School gymnasium. The event is open to Slater and Marshall residents ages 12... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:02:14 -0500 Slater woman charged with stealing more than $1,000 worth of lottery scratchers http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405237.html A class D felony charge of stealing - $750 or more was filed by the Saline County Prosecutor's Office against Debbie R. Reed, 39, of Slater, Wednesday, April 19. According to the probable cause... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:56:32 -0500 Author Cari Pointer to release second book in her ‘Hey Mom!’ series in New York City at Book Expo America in June http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405215.html ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI — St. Louis-based StoryBook Genius Publishing is pleased to announce that Cari Barnfield Pointer, of Marshall, will be releasing her second book in her popular illustrated... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:09:29 -0500 Commissioners revise sales tax increase ordinance http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405110.html County commissioners approved a revision to an ordinance passed earlier this week during their regular meeting Thursday morning, April 20. The revision included changing the date of the imposition of... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:59:57 -0500 Eastwood crash damages utility pole http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2405052.html No one was injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 7:40 a.m. today, April 20, in Marshall. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:23:03 -0500 Music educators to pass baton after 30-year careers http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404957.html Tucked behind the stage of Bueker Middle School’s auditorium, Kevin and Cheryl Lines sat comfortably in a music room. There, they were surrounded by familiarity: stacks of student chairs, music... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:54:08 -0500 I-70 Community Hospital and Clinics welcomes new program for older adults http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404956.html Journeys is a behavioral program for older adults, and will be opening early-May at I-70 Community Hospital. This new program will provide support to older adults struggling with depression, anxiety,... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:36:41 -0500 Slater School Board reorganizes after swearing in three members http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404955.html The Slater School Board of Education appointed three members, reorganized and heard monthly updates during its regular meeting Tuesday, April 18. Matt Campbell, Tedd Wiseman and Jayme England were... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:36:36 -0500 MVC S-MSTA celebrates 40th anniversary http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404945.html MARSHALL — The Missouri Valley College Student Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA) is celebrating 40 years on the MVC campus. The original charter was granted on April 27, 1977, and was... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:13:02 -0500 Slater City Council swears in three members, appoints mayor pro tempore http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404944.html The Slater City Council swore in three members and re-appointed a mayor pro tempore during its regular meeting Tuesday evening, April 18. Crystal Wiseman (Ward III), Terry Jordan (Ward IV) and Brenda... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:07:53 -0500 Arrow Rock DAR honors Rural Schools Essay Contest winners http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404924.html The Arrow Rock chapter of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution held its Essay Award Ceremony on April 18 at the J. Huston Tavern. The chapter has been sponsoring this contest for more than two... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:41:30 -0500 Malta Bend FFA plant sale http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404911.html Malta Bend FFA will hold a plant sale on Saturday, April 22, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Malta Bend School greenhouse. There will be different kinds of hanging baskets and annual plants. Proceeds... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:20:50 -0500 Mid-Day Optimist Club contributes to family assistance program http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404910.html Mary Ann Gilpin (left), representing the Mid-Day Optimist Club, presents a check to Elizabeth Thompson (right), who represents the Baby Grace Program of First United Methodist Church. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:19:50 -0500 Archaeology study of the Saline County area continues http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404907.html We will probably never know for certain when ancient man first set foot on various regions of North America. However, the development of the radiocarbon dating method has allowed for the... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:17:11 -0500 Missouri entrepreneurs encouraged to pitch their 'made in the USA' products to Walmart at upcoming Open Call event http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404811.html Entrepreneurs from across the state of Missouri are invited to take advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pitch their "made in the USA" product ideas to Walmart buyers as part of the... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:53:15 -0500 Commission talks sales tax, assortment of county business http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404393.html Saline County commissioners approved an ordinance regarding the sales tax increase, heard about solar eclipse plans and the county’s April tax report, and gave a cemetery clean up project update... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:14:46 -0500 Marshall BOE reorganizes, reviews bids for financial services http://www.marshallnews.com/story/2404578.html As the Marshall Public Schools Board of Education reorganized to reflect the results of the April elections, the only new face was also a familiar one. Kathy Green rejoined the board Tuesday, April... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 21:16:34 -0500