City council hears from Citizen's Advisory Committee about tax levy
Ryan Huff, superintendent of Marshall Public Schools, and Lori Craig, representing the Citizen's Advisory Committee, took a few moments to talk with the Marshall City Council Monday, March 3, about the upcoming April election and the school's proposed tax levy increase...
Blumhorst attends Missouri Academy of Veterinary Practice meeting
Tom Blumhorst, DVM, attend the annual Missouri Academy of Veterinary Practice meeting at the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association's annual convention that was held Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach. Blumhorst, who completed a one-year term as president of MAVP, is a veterinarian at Blumhorst Veterinary Hospital in Marshall...
Marshall Cultural Council to take over Santa Fe Trail Days; Donnell and Day present commission with United Way 211 MOU
Kathy Green and Connie Grisier, with Marshall Cultural Council, attended the Thursday, March 6, Saline County Commission meeting to discuss the use of the courthouse grounds for Santa Fe Trail Days and Chuckwagon Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 27. "We have more work to do with Jill (Murray) on the costs and things like that, but that might not really help us too much because we are thinking of going in a whole different direction than they had been going and going back to the roots of Sante Fe Trail Days," Green said.. ...
The Marshall Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in an unspecified location between March 10 and March 20. The goal of the checkpoint is to find and apprehend intoxicated and impaired drivers. The checkpoint will begin late in the evening and conclude early in the morning. ...
Nelson Lions Club to host ham and bean supper March 15
Nelson Lions Club will host a ham and bean supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the Lions Club building in Nelson. Menu will include ham and beans, cornbread, cake, tea or coffee. Advanced tickets are $5 for adults, $2.50 for kids 6-12 and children under six are free. Ticket prices are $.50 more at the door...
Elks Mobile Dental Unit to be in Marshall March 10
The Elks Mobile Dental Unit will be in Marshall Monday, March 10, and Tuesday, March 11, at Center for Human Services Cooperative Workshop located at 175 W. Slater St. in Marshall. The purpose for the visit is to bring primary care dental services to mentally retarded/developmentally disabled children and adults. ...
The Optimist Club of Marshall held its weekly meeting Saturday, March 1
The Optimist Club of Marshall held its weekly meeting at 7 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at Bloomfields in Marshall. The meeting was called to order by President John Bargfrede. The invocation was given by Paul Collier followed by the Pledge of Allegiance...
Hardeman R-10 hosts spelling and geography bee
Hardeman R-10 hosted a spelling and geography bee Friday, Feb. 21. The participants were from Blackwater, Gilliam, Orearville, Miami and Hardeman schools. The spelling bee included participants from third through eighth grade. Winners for first place were: Mikenna Riley, third grade, Miami; Laura Roth, fourth grade, Hardeman; Katie Sims, fifth grade, Hardeman; Reese Lavers, sixth grade, Blackwater; Morgan Massa, seventh grade, Blackwater; and Jaylee Hazell, eighth grade, Orearville. ...
Backes retires after nearly 42 years with Cooperative Workshops, Inc.
Bobby Backes has been employed by Cooperative Workshops, Inc. for 41 years and almost 9 months. "You couldn't have asked for a better worker," said Janie Shaver, former production supervisor at Cooperative Workshops, Inc. "He was here everyday." Backes has done a variety of jobs over the years to include sawing lumber into sizes ranging from 24 to 96 inches; placing lumber on skids; inserting drawers in toolboxes for Waterloo Industries, Inc. ...
Slater City Council approves changes to ordinances
The Slater City Council approved three ordinance changes at the Tuesday, March 4, meeting. Assistant City Administrator Gene Griffith noted the cemetery board met around four weeks ago to discuss the columbarium and pricing. "It had been five years since we looked at pricing for the lots and grave openings," Griffith said...
Missouri Statewide Severe Weather Drill 2014
The National Weather Service and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) have declared the week of March 3-7 as Severe Weather Awareness Week for Missouri. The goal of the week is quite simple: SAVE LIVES. The best way to do this is by being prepared. ...
First United Methodist Church to host ham and bean dinner March 15
First United Methodist Church of Marshall is hosting a ham and bean dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the church located at 225 E. Arrow St. in Marshall. Admission for adults is $7 and children under 12 are $3. For more information contact Susan Smith at 660-886-9697 or email@example.com...
Marshall Philharmonic Orchestra to hold Chamber Concert Saturday
The Marshall Philharmonic Orchestra will present its annual Chamber Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the First United Methodist Church, 225 E. Arrow St., in Marshall. Several years ago, members of the Philharmonic and its supporters expressed an interest in adding another performance to its season, one that showcased the individual talents of its members, young and "seasoned" alike, in a more intimate setting such as that of a church sanctuary. ...
Teckemeyer named to dean's list at Linn State Technical College
Wesley Teckemeyer, of Slater, was named to the 2013 fall semester dean's list at Linn State Technical College.
To earn a spot on the dean's list a student must be full-time and must earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
1 man hurt in 2-vehicle crash
A two-car accident in Saline County leaves O'Fallon man with moderate injuries. According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Alvaro G. Rodriguez, 18, of O'Fallon, was traveling eastbound on Interstate 70 at approximately 6 p.m., Sunday, March 2, just east of Route J, when the 2005 Ford Mustang he was driving ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a 2001 Ford Explorer that was parked. The owner of the Explorer, John M. Ezell, 28, of Oak Grove, was uninjured...
Griffin named to Lincoln Univeristy of Missouri fall deans list
Lincoln University of Missouri has released the names of students who qualified for the fall 2013 dean's list. Kelsey Griffin, of Marshall, was named to the fall 2013 dean's list at Lincoln University of Missouri. In order to qualify for the dean's list a student must acquire at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale with a minimum of 12 credit hours in qualifying course work...
Commission discusses meeting with Enbridge Inc.
The Saline County Commission approved two driveway sites for Enbridge Inc. to access two separate valve sites at the meeting Tuesday, March 4. The driveways will be on 265th Road and 355th Road. Presiding Commissioner Tom Stallings also discussed the meeting with Enbridge last week. He said Enbridge has decided it will be a lower cost for them, and to the advantage of the road districts, if Enbridge pays the road districts to repair the roads to what the roads were before Enbridge started...
University of Kansas announced its 2013 fall semester honor roll
The University of Kansas has announced its 2013 fall semester honor roll.
Amy Van, of Marshall, has earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2013 semester for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Van is the daughter of Huong Tran of Marshall.
February Marshall Duplicate Bridge Results
Feb. 7 -- 1st: G. DeMoss; 2nd: H. Fenner; 3rd: B. Cleary Feb. 11 -- 1st: R. Heinzler, 2nd: H. Fenner; 3rd: S. Robbins Feb. 14 -- 1st: S. Meuschke and B. Cleary; 2nd: R. Heinzler and G. DeMoss Feb. 18 -- 1st: J. Stockman and K. Stockman; 2nd: H. Fenner and M. Fenner; 3rd: B. Cleary and P. Marshall...
Marshall Lions Club held its weekly meeting Monday, Feb. 24
Marshall Lions Club held its weekly meeting at 12:05 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at the Clubhouse in Marshall. Lion First Vice President Maureen Burks called the meeting to order. Lion Sharon Hall led the Pledge of Allegiance. Lion Shirley Mach gave the prayer and opened the meeting...
Marshall girl injured in 1-vehicle accident
At 6 p.m. Saturday, March 2, Samuel M. Harrison, 21, of Marshall, was traveling southbound on Route O just south of Lime Avenue in Saline County, when the 2005 Ford Van he was driving began sliding on the icy roadway, traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck an embankment...
Marshall man hurt in Pettis County accident
Ray E. Grapes, 28, of Marshall, suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on US Highway 65 south of 765 in Pettis County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Grapes was traveling southbound in a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, March 1, when he failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the left side of the roadway and overturned into a ditch...
Imperial man suffers serious injuries in 2-vehicle accident
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Timothy A. King, 26, of Imperial, was traveling westbound on Interstate 70 when he lost control of the 2006 Chevrolet he was driving at the 84 mile marker due to icy road conditions. The Chevy traveled into the median and struck a stationary vehicle...
MPD issues citations for providing to minors at 6 local convenience stores
According to news release from the Marshall Police Department, from approximately 7:39 p.m. to approximately 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, MPD completed an investigation for supplying alcoholic beverages to minors. A 19-year-old minor under the supervision of the MPD went to seven businesses in Marshall and attempted to purchase alcoholic beverages. The minor was sold alcoholic beverages at six of the seven locations...