Helen Elizabeth Overley
Helen Elizabeth Overley, 86, of Tupelo, Miss., died Friday, July 8, 2011, at Homeplace after a brief illness. A memorial service will be held for the family Saturday afternoon in the chapel at First United Methodist Church. W. E. Pegues Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to Sanctuary Hospice House, Tupelo. Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com...
Charles F. "Fred" Holder
Charles F. "Fred" Holder, 85, of rural Napton, died Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Rev. Ed Champion and Rev. Randy Shannon officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Nelson Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Nelson Baptist Church. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis,com...
Anna V. Desmond
Anna Vogl Desmond, 92, of rural Napton, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall, with Fr. Kevin Gormley officiating.
Weekend boil order ends Sunday | MMU official: Cause of water treatment problem still unknown
Marshall Municipal Utilities put a boil order into effect for all consumers in the towns of Marshall, Blackwater, Napton and Nelson, all of Saline County Public Water Supply District No. 1 and Saline County Public Water Supply District No. 3, except for the Miami and Van Meter areas Friday afternoon, Aug. 14...
Napton driver charged with multiple violations
Corey B. King, 32, of Napton, has been charged with class B misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol, class C misdemeanor driving with no insurance, class C misdemeanor failure to stop at a stop sign and the unclassified infraction of failure to drive on the right side of the road...
Joe W. Davis Sr.
Joe W. Davis Sr., 79, of rural Smithton, formerly of Saline County, died Friday, April 10, 2009, at Bothwell Regional Hospital in Sedalia. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2009, at Smithton United Methodist Church, with Rev. ...
Helen Stouffer, 95, of rural Napton, died Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 12, 2009, at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, with Rev. Barry Baugh officiating. Visitation will held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...
Marshall firefighters respond to 3 fire calls in 2 days
With three fires in two days, the Marshall fire department has been busy. "It's been crazy," said Assistant Fire Chief Tony Day. Overloaded wiring is the probable cause of a fire on North Street in Marshall early Friday morning, Nov. 21. Day said the widespread fire, which was fueled by cellulose insulation, caused about $10,000 in damage. There were no injuries reported...
Mildred I. Stark
Mildred I. Stark, 79, of Napton, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at The Living Center in Marshall.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Richard Lee Rider Jr.
Richard Lee Rider Jr., 48, of Napton, formerly of Kansas City, died Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. Private family memorial services will be held. Born Oct. 12, 1959, in Champaign, Ill., he was the son of the late Richard Lee Rider Sr. and Ada Ward Rider. On July 29, 2001, he married Carol Ann Arter, who survives of the home. He had lived in Napton the last six months, moving from Kansas City, and was a chef for most of his life...
Napton man accused of shooting television set/Case is second of its kind in a month; Malta Bend man charged in May shooting incident
A month to the day after a Malta Bend man was arrested for allegedly shooting a television set with a shotgun, Ricky D. Garrett, 44, of Napton, was arrested and charged for the same act. The Saline County Sheriff's Department reported the arrest of Garrett Sunday, June 22, after a woman said he shot a television set in her residence with a handgun...
Napton man accused of shooting television set/Case is second of its kind in a month
A month to the day after a Malta Bend man was arrested for allegedly shooting a television set with a shotgun, Ricky D. Garrett, 44, of Napton, was arrested and charged for the same act.
Saline County BBQ 2008/Meet the 2008 Saline County Fair Senior Queen candidates
Editor's note: Below are this year's senior queen candidates. In the story to the right, two more junior queen candidates are profiled. Tomorrow we'll feature the first Saline County Fair Queen, Carolyn Erickson. Hannah Boyer...
Newscope/Napton man arrested by deputies on outstanding warrants
Dawayne A. Dorsey Sr., 27, of Napton, was arrested Monday, May 5, by Saline County deputies on three outstanding traffic warrants in Saline County and a fourth in the city of Higginville. The arrest was the result of an investigation by deputies of a domestic disturbance reported at the Dorsey residence...
Marshall man reflects on Napton's past
Although drivers passing quickly by Napton in southeast Saline County may not see it, taking a closer look reveals the history of a town that was the county seat from 1831-1838, when court was held in a hewed log tavern built on a sloping bank of Salt Fork Creek valley...
Saline County Republicans select delegates for district and state conventions
Richard Clemens, chairman of the Saline County Republican Committee, announced the results of the party's caucus, held Saturday, March 15, in the Club House on the Marshall square. Selected to serve as delegates to the district convention in Sedalia April 19 are Lester Bailey, Gordon Buckner, Clemens, Ken Hughson, Ron Murphy, G. Edward Richards, Melvin Smith and Bill Stouffer...
After 100 years of service, bridge near Wilton Springs wearies of its load
The old girl just ain't what she used to be. After 100 years of service, the bridge over Salt Fork Creek, roughly at the intersection of County Roads 215 and 214, was closed to traffic Sept. 18 with no date for re-opening...