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News

Columbia Vet Center to host outreach event in Marshall (12/02/16)
Tuesday, Dec. 6, the Columbia Vet Center will host an outreach event from 9am to 1 p.m. at the Walmart in Marshall. It is open to combat veterans and their families, as well as the general public. This event is designed to discuss Veteran's benefits, meet Vet Center staff members, learn more about Vet Centers and obtain information on services provided to Veterans and their families...
School Menus (12/02/16)
Marshall Elementary Schools Monday -- Breakfast: Pancake with fruit topping; Sausage biscuit; Cereal or Oatmeal bar with yogurt; apple, fruit juice. Lunch: Chicken nuggets; Hot Dog mac and cheese, italian bread, salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit; or Italian chef salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit, italian bread...
United Way seeking final month boost to reach annual goal (12/02/16)
A recent letter from United Way of Saline County asks for contributions to help the organization reach its annual fundraising goal before the end of the year. If successful in reaching its $75,000 goal in 2016, the 25th year of service for the organization, it would be the first time the goal has been met since 2013. ...
Marshall High School band members participate in honor band (12/02/16)
On Nov. 20 and 21, the following students participated in the 66th annual North Central Missouri Band Association's Honor Band: Ashlee Robbins, ninth chair flute; Isabelle Guthrey, 20th chair clarinet; Ashlyn Robbins, seventh chair French horn; Connor Dunlap, third chair trumpet; and Mason Allison, eighth trombone...
MVC student named S-MSTA Officer of the Year (12/02/16)
Missouri Valley College senior Anissa Abrego, of San Benito, Texas, received the Student Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA) 2016 Officer of the Year award. According to a press release, students must serve in a leadership role in their local S-MSTA chapter, contribute to the facilitation of chapter activities and service projects, and be nominated by their advisor or fellow officers in order to be eligible for the award...
Marshall house fire under investigation (12/02/16)
A small house fire that ignited Thursday afternoon, Dec. 1, is still being investigated, according to the Marshall Fire Department.
Community invited to 'Journey Through Bethlehem' (12/02/16)
First United Methodist Church and Cumberland Presbyterian Church will present a "Journey through Bethlehem" on Friday, Dec. 9, from 6-8 p.m. According to a press release, the New Life Center at First United Methodist Church will be transformed into a recreation of the town of Bethlehem on the night of the first Christmas...
Harold Hoey Chapter donates to Community Food Pantry (12/01/16)
Slater native to march in 58th Presidential Inauguration (12/01/16)
Once a teen who had no plans after graduating high school, Master Sgt. Eric Hayes is set to participate in the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. Now the First Sargent for the United States Air Force Band, Hayes was born and raised in Slater and finished his education at Community College of the Air Force...
Public Works Board greenlights $1.73 million warehouse construction project, approves equipment upgrades (12/01/16)
Marshall Municipal Utilities was both a buyer and a seller entering into the final month of 2016. The Board of Public Works voted Thursday, Dec. 1, to approve six spending or purchasing actions, as well as two selling actions. The largest expense approved was the $1.73 million construction project that includes both a new warehouse and a new maintenance building...
MVC student named S-MSTA Officer of the Year (12/01/16)
Missouri Valley College senior Anissa Abrego, of San Benito, Texas, received the Student Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA) 2016 Officer of the Year award. According to a press release, students must serve in a leadership role in their local S-MSTA chapter, contribute to the facilitation of chapter activities and service projects, and be nominated by their advisor or fellow officers in order to be eligible for the award...
LammTech, Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre present 'A Christmas Carol' (12/01/16)
LammTech, partnered with the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre, will present Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" Dec. 14-23, at the theater. LammTech, a regional information technology firm in Sedalia, has sponsored the show for the past three years. "We are very excited to be able to bring this great classic to Mid-Missouri, while supporting a great organization," Robert Lamm, president of LammTech, said in a press release...
County celebrates new bridge over Salt Fork Creek (11/30/16)
The county celebrated the completion of a new bridge over Salt Fork Creek on Wednesday, Nov. 30. Construction originally began in August and was completed Nov. 26, with final bridge inspection during the ceremony. Rich Rhodes, of Rhodes Engineering Company, Inc,. spoke and expressed his thanks during the ribbon-cutting...
One juvenile charged in China Inn burglary (11/30/16)
A 15-year-old Marshall juvenile faces a felony charge of second degree burglary, resulting from a break-in at China Inn restaurant in the early morning hours of Thursday, Nov. 24. The juvenile also faces two misdemeanor charges of theft / stealing (value of property or services less than $500) and second degree property damage from the incident. ...
Arrow Rock Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution hold meeting (11/30/16)
The Arrow Rock Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting at the Federated Church in Arrow Rock. After lunch, a program was given by Carole Shaefer on the Marshall Writer's Guild book presented from the inception to the publication of the book. Following the program, Regent Thieman welcomed seven members and called the meeting to order with the DAR ritual...
Thanksgiving burglary at China Inn, MPD says investigation ongoing (11/30/16)
China Inn restaurant, located on the square in Marshall, reports a break-in occurred at the business in the early morning hours of Thursday, Nov. 24. China Inn posted photos to Facebook on Nov. 25 of two suspects from its surveillance cameras, seemingly both juveniles with their faces partially covered. One image is blurry, which the restaurant credits to the suspects "attempting to burn the camera lens."...
Philharmonic orchestra, community chorus to perform Christmas Concert (11/30/16)
Attention Music Lovers: "It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!" The Marshall Philharmonic Orchestra and the Marshall Community Chorus will present their annual joint Christmas Concert this Sunday, Dec. 4, in the Harold L. Lickey Auditorium of Bueker Middle School...
Concordia man injured in Highway 65 crash (11/29/16)
MHS DECA donates to food pantry (11/29/16)
Marshall Schools to seek bids for $2 million in roof repairs, weigh financing options on projects (Updated at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 30) (11/29/16)
Repair projects for three Marshall Public School building roofs were approved by the Marshall Board of Education Tuesday, Nov. 29. The board voted to seek bids for repairs to the roofs of the Marshall High School, the Saline County Career Center and the IA building, located between the two. ...
YMCA collects almost 300 pounds canned goods for food pantry (11/29/16)
Salt Fork YMCA hosted its annual Turkey Trot on Saturday morning, Nov. 26. The trot had approximately 60 registered participants, each of which brought two canned good items as a registration fee. The trot and the Y's "Thankful Thursdays" program resulted in more than 100 pounds of canned goods, all to be donated to the Marshall Community Food Pantry. (Contributed Image)...
County Surveyor position to remain unfilled, bridge project completion (11/29/16)
The Saline County Surveyor position will remain unfilled until the 2020 November election, County Clerk Debbie Russell said during the county commission regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 29. Russell said she and the county have "gone through all of the process we should to verify any of the candidates that were write-in candidates . . . and there were no qualified candidates in Saline County."...
Parade brings Santa back to Marshall square Dec. 2 (11/29/16)
Santa Claus will visit the children of Saline County Friday Dec. 2, on the Marshall town square during the annual Community Christmas parade. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. with a theme of "Christmas Around the World." The Vox Box and KMMO's John Wilson will serve as Grand Marshals. ...
Slater cheerleader performs in Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade (11/28/16)
Madisyn Beeler, daughter of Bobbie Jo and Shawn Coleman and Eric and Kirsten Beeler of Slater, returned home early Saturday morning, Nov. 26, after representing Slater High School in the Houston, Tex., Thanksgiving Day parade. In June 2016, the Slater High School Cheer Squad participated in a cheerleading camp held in Warrensburg, Mo. ...
Shoppers nab discounts on Black Friday, holiday weekend (11/28/16)
Every year, crowds flock to certain retail locations, waiting for doors to open and merchandise to be displayed during the year's "Black Friday." Stores open earlier and earlier, with some now opening as early as 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, enabling customers to get the best deals of the holiday season...