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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
News and events relating to Blackwater, Mo.
Blackwater residents question reduced post office hours (10/18/12)
Blood ran hot at the Blackwater Depot Community Center as citizens' cries for a full-time post office would have to go unanswered.
Blackwater woman hurt in Pettis County crash Wednesday (12/14/11)
A Blackwater woman suffered moderate injuries Wednesday, Dec. 14, when her vehicle collided with a dump truck on U.S. Highway 65 in Pettis County, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. Imogene P. Mersey, 91, was taken to Bothwell Regional Hospital for treatment...
Blackwater 8th-graders 'ready for the jump' to high school (05/25/10)
Blackwater School sent its eighth-graders on their way to high school Tuesday, May 18, in a graduation ceremony. Cassidy Renfrow opened the ceremony, saying that she expects a bit of a shock to come with the move from a class of eight to a class of 100, but she, for one, is "ready for the jump."...
Louie Amos Hobbs (12/21/09)
Louie Amos Hobbs, 91, of rural Blackwater, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009, at Peninsula Cemetery in Cooper County, with William W. Harlow officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com...
4 students win in Blackwater Bikes for Books drawing (12/03/09)
Four lucky Blackwater School students went home Tuesday, Dec. 1, with a little something extra: a new bicycle. In a school assembly that morning, the names of four students -- a boy and girl in kindergarten through fourth grade and a boy and girl in fifth through eighth grade -- were drawn in the Bikes for Books program...
American Indian performers return to Blackwater for 2009 Fall Fest (10/06/09)
Blackwater's annual fall festival is shaping up to be one of the best yet, organizer Gerald Cunningham said. About 40 vendors are scheduled to come to the festival to sell wares of all types, ranging from antiques to crafts to food and more, Cunningham said...
Boil order lifted for Marshall and surrounding areas (UPDATE 11:55 a.m. Sunday) (08/14/09)
The boil order will remain in effect until further notice.
State historic preservation council considers Blackwater request for national register status (05/14/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting May 15 in Jefferson City, including a portion of Blackwater. The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m. ...
Newscope: Blackwater spring garden festival set for April 18 (04/14/09)
Gardeners looking for plants, supplies and new knowledge will find some of each in Blackwater Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Area greenhouses, landscapers and crafters will have booths set up. In addition to local restaurants, there will also be food vendors available...
Chris Hammonds (03/23/09)
Chris Hammonds, 44, of Blackwater, died Friday, March 20, 2009, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Mark Gooden officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Heartland Lions Eye Bank. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com...
Laura Ann Hooper (02/10/09)
Laura Ann Hooper, 76, of Marshall, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with William W. Harlow officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. ...
Blackwater company receives bridge rehab contract from state (02/05/09)
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded a contract Feb. 4 to rehabilitate two mid-Missouri bridges included as a part of the Safe & Sound Bridge Improvement Program, according to a news release from the Missouri Department of Transportation...
Roy Peeples (01/15/09)
Roy Peeples, 57, of Centralia, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at Oliver Funeral Home in Centralia. Interment will be in Nelson Cemetery in Nelson. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association in care of Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240...
Glenn Edward Korte (12/29/08)
Glenn Edward Korte, 66, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Katy Manor in Pilot Grove. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, at Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove. Burial will be in Peninsula Cemetery near Blackwater. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Peninsula Cemetery...
Newscope: Blackwater theater group to perform Turley play Nov. 15 (11/05/08)
The Blackwater West End Theatre will present Jay Turley's signature play, "Orphan Train West" Saturday, Nov. 15, at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. For more information, call 660-846-4411.
John Lee Brooks (10/21/08)
John Lee Brooks, 56, of rural Marshall, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at his home.