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Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

Community News

First Presbyterian 'Rock' Church to host pancake and sausage supper (02/24/17)
The First Presbyterian "Rock" Church will host a pancake and sausage supper Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 4-7 p.m., at 202 E. North St. in Marshall. Tickets are available at the church office or from church members for a nominal fee. Carry-outs are available. For more information call 660-886-5112...
MVC Fine Arts Division to present 'Schoolhouse Rock Live (02/24/17)
The Missouri Valley College Fine Arts Division will present "Schoolhouse Rock Live!," at 7:30 p.m. nightly, March 16-18, and a Sunday matinee on March 19 at 2 p.m., in the Eckilson-Mabee Theatre on the MVC campus. A pop culture phenomenon comes to the musical stage in Schoolhouse Rock Live! The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series taught history, grammar, math and more through clever, tuneful songs...
School Menus Feb. 27-March 3 (02/24/17)
Marshall Elementary Schools Monday -- B: French toast sticks; Breakfast pizza; Cereal or Oatmeal bar with yogurt; orange smiles, fruit juice. L: BBQ pork on a bun; Sloppy joes, salad, steamed broccoli, fresh fruit, cinnamon apple slices; Italian chef salad, steamed broccoli, fresh fruit, cinnamon apple slices, italian bread...
Marshall Writers' Guild holds February meeting (02/21/17)
The Marshall Writers' Guild met at Marshall Public Library at 1 p.m. on Feb. 16. Those present were Penelope Athon, Melanie Campbell, Liz Davis, Sharon Eiker, Holly Forsman, Claudia Gratian, Authorene Phillips, Lois Pontius, Carol Raynor, Ed Richards, Carole Schaefer, Virginia Sprigg, Judy Stock and Sidney Sullivan...
Fitzgibbon teams up with MHS for student physicals (02/20/17)
Marshall High School and Bueker Middle School student athletes will get a jump start on their respective sports seasons for the 2017-2018 academic year, thanks to free sports physicals on Monday, March 8. The physicals will be provided by the physicians and staff of Fitzgibbon Hospital, Marshall Family Practice, Fitzgibbon Chiropractic and Marshall Orthopedic and Sports Medicine...
Benefit to be held to aid area kids (02/20/17)
Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host a hog supper Sunday, March 12, from 11:30 a.m to 4 p.m, at 1000 S. Miami Ave. in Marshall with all proceeds to benefit Haley Browning and Ayden Wright. Tickets for the supper will be available for a nominal fee. Carry-outs will also be available. There will be a cash raffle drawing held at 3 p.m. Only 300 raffle tickets will be sold and will be available at the door...
Patsy Gregg Chapter holds monthly meeting (02/20/17)
The Patsy Gregg Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting at the home of Claudia Hutcherson. Hostesses were Hutcherson and Virginia Schilb. The opening ritual was led by Peggy Monroe. Roll call was answered by naming a branch of service that an ancestor had served in...
School Menus Feb 20-24 (02/20/17)
Marshall Elementary Schools Monday -- No school. Tuesday -- B: Baked omelet, toast and jelly, pears, fruit juice; Blueberry crumb cake, pears, fruit juice; Cereal or Oatmeal bar with toast a jelly, pears, fruit juice. L: Cheeseburger; Grilled chicken sandwich, french fries, salad, orange pineapple mix, fresh fruit; Cobb salad, orange pineapple mix, fresh fruit, fruit streusel muffin...
Commencement held at UCM (02/15/17)
Area students were among the more than 1,000 individuals who were eligible to participate in the University of Central Missouri's 2016 fall commencement exercises Dec. 9-10 in the university's Multipurpose Building. Students who completed their degree requirements by the end of the Fall 2016 semester were honored at the event...
Mizzou announces Fall 2016 graduation list (02/15/17)
Local students to graduate from the University of Missouri in the fall semester of 2016 were Christina Marie Acord, Makenzie Darlen Cain, Rene Alexander Cruz, Charles Alexander Maupin, Julie Anna Reynolds and Predro Ruiz Fabian of Marshall, and Rebecca June Schleicher of Sweet Springs...
Marshall Circle No. 535 Daughters of Isabella hold February meeting (02/15/17)
Marshall Circle No. 535 Daughters of Isabella met Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Marshall. Regent Maureen Burks opened the meeting. Chancellor Virginia Sprigg led the prayers. The pledge to the flag was given. Roll call of officers showed 11 present and two excused...
SFCC Dental Hygiene Clinic to offer free screening Feb. 16 (02/13/17)
State Fair Community College's Dental Hygiene Clinic will conduct a free screening from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the clinic adjacent to the walking track in the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center on the Sedalia campus. Dental hygiene students are seeking patients between the ages of 18-70 who have not had their teeth cleaned in several years; who are able to sit in a dental chair for a few hours; and who can serve as a patient for the board exam in April...
Valentine's Day pet photos (02/10/17)
Missouri Valley College's enactus group will sponsor a Valentine's Day pet photo event benefiting the Saline County Animal League, Saturday, Feb. 11, at Orscheln's in Marshall, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A $15 donation includes two photos and a special Valentine for your pet. Proceeds go directly to the Saline Animal League...
Summer ball registration open now until March 31 (02/10/17)
Registration for the Kids Summer Ball, including baseball, softball and T-ball, is now through March 31 at the Marshall Parks and Recreation Office on 1538 E. Vest St., next to the Indian Foothills Kids Park, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Play begins May 22. There is a nominal fee. For more information contact Lori Godsey at 660-886-7128 or indianfoothills@sbcglobal.com...
Alzheimers workshop to be held Feb. 28 (02/10/17)
A free workshop on Alzheimer's disease will be presented by Amanda De La Master, MSW, program and educational specialist with the Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri. It will take place Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 5:30 p.m., at The Living Center Chapel in Marshall...
MHS to host ninth grade orientation (02/10/17)
The upcoming ninth grade orientation meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. Between 5 and 6 p.m., Marshall High School and the Industrial Arts buildings will have an open house. Upon arrival, students can pick up maps in the Commons. ...
Marshall Bridge Club monthly results for January 2017 (02/10/17)
Friday, Jan. 6: 1st -- M. Fenner/H. Fenner; 2nd -- A. Wilson/R.A. Heinzler; 3rd -- B. Cleary/P. Marshall. Tuesday, Jan. 10: 1st -- H. Fenner; 2nd R.A. Heinzler. Tuesday, Jan.17: 1st -- G. DeMoss/B. Cleary; 2nd -- S. Meuschke/S. Repp. Friday, Jan. 20:...
Overwhelmed (02/10/17)
I texted a friend today, asking how she was doing. She replied, "Overwhelmed with life, but overall we're doing pretty good." Overwhelmed with life. Doesn't that describe how so many of us feel, so much of the time? I can certainly identify with that right now. ...
School Menus (02/10/17)
Marshall Elementary Schools Monday -- B: Pancake sausage griddle; Breakfast pizza; Cereal or Oatmeal bar with yogurt; peaches, fruit juice. L: Chicken nuggets with italian bread; Hamburger mac and cheese with italian bread, salad, corn, applesauce, fresh fruit; Italian chef salad, corn, applesauce, fresh fruit, italian bread...
MU Extension offers free tax return preparation for qualifying taxpayers (02/06/17)
The University of Missouri Extension is offering free assistance with filing 2016 Tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Volunteers will be at the MU Extension Center, 353 S. Lafayette in Marshall on February 15, 16 and March 7 and 22, 2017 to help those disabled, seniors and lower income individuals and families...
Missouri State University announces Fall 2016 Graduation/Dean's List (02/06/17)
Missouri State University released its fall 2016 graduation and dean's list. Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean's list. For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least 12 credit hours during the fall semester and at least a 3.50 grade point average on a 4.00 scale...
Blackwater native named to FHU Dean's List (02/03/17)
Junior Michaela Craft, from Blackwater, was named on the Dean's List at Freed-Hardeman University. According to a press release, the recognition requires full-time status and a grade point average of at least 3.4. Freed-Hardeman University is located in Henderson, Tenn., and offers 38 undergraduate majors and 58 programs of study...
GFWC Coterie Club holds January meeting (02/03/17)
The GFWC Coterie Club held its monthly meeting Saturday, Jan. 28, at the home of club President Claudia Hutcherson. Mary Ann Stanley and LaJune Southard were the meeting hostesses. Southard introduced Marshall High School senior Allie Griffitt, who shared...
School Menus Feb. 6-Feb. 10 (02/03/17)
Marshall Elementary Schools Monday -- B: Pancakes with fruit topping; Sausage biscuit; Cereal or Oatmeal bar with yogurt; apple, fruit juice. L: Chicken and waffles; Turkey and cheddar melt, salad, cheesy broccoli, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit; Italian chef salad; cheesy broccoli, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit; italian bread...
Missouri REALTORS® host 37th Annual Capitol Conference (02/01/17)
Nearly 400 REALTORS® from across the state gathered in Jefferson City on Jan. 18 for Missouri Realtors 37th annual Capitol Conference. This conference provided Realtors the opportunity to meet with their elected officials to discuss emerging issues of importance to the real estate industry...