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Monday, May 30, 2016
2016 MS Walk (05/02/16)
2016 Marshall Prom (05/02/16)
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News

Aquatic Center opens for 2016 season (05/27/16)
Marshall VFW, American Legion mark graves of deceased vets (05/27/16)
Arrow Rock lecture offers behind-the-scenes glimpse at Bingham film (05/27/16)
Arrow Rock -- Friends of Arrow Rock will introduce George Caleb Bingham to new audiences with its upcoming documentary on the accomplished painter who called Arrow Rock home. As the documentary nears completion, director Shane Seley with Wide Awake Films will be in Arrow Rock to offer sneak peeks and behind-the-scenes stories about the making of "The American Artist: The Life & Times of George Caleb Bingham." This Friends of Arrow Rock First Saturday lecture takes place at 10 a.m. ...
Hail pounds Marshall area Thursday (05/26/16)
Large hail hit Marshall Thursday afternoon when a swift moving thunderstorm system moved through the area.
Marshall residents cautious in wake of storm (05/26/16)
Marshall residents expressed concern following a thunder and hailstorm Thursday, May 26, reporting that an individual from an out-of-town company was traveling door to door, offering estimates for hail damage. One resident said she was concerned after speaking with the individual and looking up the company's information online, stating she found the company to have a bad record with the Better Business Bureau...
County Commission announces road work, approves liquor licenses (05/26/16)
The Saline County Commission met Thursday, May 26, where it heard of several roadwork projects and approved liquor licenses for Casey's General Stores. "The road and bridge people continue to grade the roads," Southern Commissioner Monte Fenner said. "They replaced a tube earlier this week north of Hardeman and they will also have another tube east of Hardeman that they will replace probably the first of next week...
Marshall Schools discusses printer use, kitchen equipment (05/26/16)
Overuse of the Marshall Public Schools printers was a concern presented to the Board of Education Tuesday, May 24. At the board's meeting Tuesday evening, Director of Data Analysis and Dissemination Jim Papreck outlined the need to reduce the paper and ink usage from copiers by instead transferring large print jobs to the district's RICOH print shop, located at the Spainhower Building. ...
MoDOT: I-70 Lamine River bridges project begins prep work (05/26/16)
JEFFERSON CITY -- A highway construction project that will have a major impact on Interstate 70 traffic later this summer will begin prep work next week. Work to repair the eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 bridges over the Lamine River west of Boonville will begin Tuesday, May 31...
MPD search yields arrest for meth, pot (Updated at 10:30 a.m. May 26) (05/25/16)
A Marshall man faces drug-related charges after Marshall Police Department officers served a search warrant at his residence Wednesday, May 25. Joseph A. Nebergall, 18, was arrested after a search of his home on South Conway Avenue Wednesday morning revealed the presence of quantities of both methamphetamine and marijuana, in addition to paraphernalia for the use and distribution of drugs...
Serenity Massage Studio opens in new location (05/25/16)
Bobby and Tracee Peters (from left), owners of Serenity Massage Studio, host an open house of their new location Thursday, April 7, along with massage therapists Sarah Behm, Cynthia Long and yoga instructor Imani A. Johnson (seated) in the yoga room at the studio's new location.
S&P Quality Meats opens in Marshall (05/25/16)
S & P Quality Meats opened its doors to customers Monday, May 23. The Marshall-based business, owned by Paul and Shannon Myers, offers fresh meats, sliced deli meats, cheese and more.
Soccer tournament supports Relay for Life team fundraiser (05/25/16)
Teams from the surrounding area face off at the Marshall High School soccer field Saturday, May 21, in support of a fundraiser sponsored by Cargill's Relay for Life team. The day featured several matches and the clear weather put the final touches on a day filled with family fun. The fundraiser will support the Saline County Relay for Life, an overnight fundraiser for the American Cancer Society...
Calling all seniors who want to 'stay strong, stay healthy' (05/25/16)
University of Missouri Extension is offering a strength training program entitled "Stay Strong, Stay Healthy" at the Saline County Health Department this summer. The program will start on June 22. This is an introductory strength-building program for middle-aged and older adults who want to improve quality of life and stay active...
VFW Post No. 2646 presents Troth with first-place trophy (05/25/16)
The Marshall Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2646 presented Karson Troth, 16, with a plaque Tuesday, May 24, to commemorate her achievement in the Voice of Democracy scholarship competition. Troth placed first in the District Six Competition. The Voice of Democracy is a 69-year-old scholarship competition that was created by the National VFW...
Monsanto Board of Directors unanimously reject current proposal by Bayer for buyout (05/25/16)
Tuesday, May 24, Monsanto released a statement that its board of directors unanimously viewed the proposal from Bayer AG for a possible buyout to be "incomplete and financially inadequate." Late last week, Bayer made a proposal to Monsanto in the amount of $62 billion, to buy out the St. Louis-based company...
Local Emergency Planning Commission approves budget, re-works board (05/25/16)
The Saline County Local Emergency Planning Commission met Thursday, May 19, where it took care of several administrative actions regarding the budget and re-organized a few officer positions. Emergency Management Director Emmit Williams opened the meeting with few remarks about a recent State Emergency Management Agency training (SEMA) conference he had attended in Branson...
Youths can explore new skills in Saturday morning activity program (05/25/16)
Children will have an opportunity to explore additional skills while having fun this June in a new Saturday morning program offered by Marshall Church of the Nazarene. The activity-based program will offer three class choices: youth can register for the Nutrition Detectives course, in which they will learn some basic nutrition and cooking skills; Fishing, in which they will learn about the sport as well as actively fish; and Creative Kiddos, where participants work on a different craft project each Saturday such as making bird houses or painting flower pots.. ...
Situational awareness for motorists during planting season (05/25/16)
Every spring, farmers are on the move. Anhydrous ammonia tanks, plows, tractors and other farm equipment are being moved from one field to another. While the corn has all been planted and is already growing, a lot of farmers are just now taking advantage of dry warmer weather, to plant their soybeans...
Slater native accomplishes career goal where the sky is the limit Lt. Col. Colby Edwards speaks on life as fighter pilot (05/25/16)
Adults often ask children what they want to be when they grow up, hearing responses such as "firefighter," "policeman" or "astronaut." A young man from Slater also had dreams of a high-adrenaline profession that would make the sky the limit. Lt. Col. Colby Edwards currently serves in the U.S. Air Force, and from an early age his father, Dennis, can attest to his love for flight...
County Commission hears of voice-capable sirens, 'Supporting Heroes' (05/25/16)
Marshall Fire Department Chief Tony Day was present at the county commission meeting Tuesday, May 24, to accept a check for a storm siren project from Kyle Knight on behalf of Cargill. "Ever since last summer when the high school football field got hit by a tornado (in Raymore) ... ...
Marshall Municipal Band prepares for its 95th season opener Thursday evening (05/25/16)
The 95th season of the Marshall Municipal Band will begin Thursday, May 26, at 7 p.m., on the east lawn of the Saline County Courthouse. "I've been asked numerous times when the season will begin as it is a summer staple for many who enjoy hearing the band," says director Kevin Lines. ...
Marshall Municipal Band kicks off 95th season (05/24/16)
The 95th season of the Marshall Municipal Band will begin Thursday, May 26, at 7 p.m., on the east lawn of the Saline County Courthouse. "I've been asked numerous times when the season will begin as it is a summer staple for many who enjoy hearing the band," says director Kevin Lines. ...
Marshall Schools to fully finance insurance for classified staff (05/24/16)
More good news for Marshall Public Schools classified staff came Tuesday, May 24. One month after approving $360,000 in total combined salary increases for both certified and classified staff, the Board of Education voted to pay for 100 percent of insurance costs for the classified staff for the 2016-2017 academic year. The district had previously paid 95 percent of those costs. However, for the upcoming year, the total insurance costs under a more middle of the road coverage plan will be less...
Inter-Agency Council discusses Project S.H.A.R.E., other member programs (05/24/16)
A "One-stop-shop" is coming to Marshall High School Monday, Aug. 8, providing services to adults as well as children in need, just in time for the start of the new school year. Project S.H.A.R.E., Safety Health and Research Education, organized by Marshall Public Schools and the Missouri Valley Community Action Agency, will offer a wide array of free services including haircuts, dental work, physical and behavioral health screenings, flu and tetanus shots, pregnancy tests, bike registration, basic vision and glaucoma screenings, and the distribution of backpacks and school supplies. ...
Civil Air Patrol plans Memorial Day service (05/24/16)
The Saline County Composite Squadron of the United State Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol will host the annual Memorial Day Observance Service on Monday morning, May 30, beginning at 10 a.m. The service will take place on the southeast corner of the Marshall square at the Veteran's Memorial...