The Palmyra Bicentennial Committee is betting an evening of fun, food and celebration will draw a crowd to Old Glory Day this Saturday, June 15.
One bid was lower than the engineer’s estimate, and one was higher, but the Marion County Commission breathed a sigh of relief that the bid for the Taylor bridge was finally opened and plans can now move forward.
The Palmyra City Council last Thursday gave the green light to begin voluntary annexation of an additional part of the Griesbaum subdivision on the southern city limits.
County Market in Palmyra held an outdoor fund--raising event for the Palmyra Bicentennial Friday evening on the stores parking lot. The event featured a cookout, raffles, giveaways, a performance by the band, Honky Tonk Revival and the sale of cupcakes arranged to form “200 years.” The Bice…
Tractors were on parade through Palmyra and the area Saturday during the annual Tractor Drive for the Great River Honor Flight hosted by the North River Old Iron Club. Pictured are residents of Maple Lawn Nursing home waving to the drivers as they go by.
In connection with the Palmyra Bicentennial, the Middle School PACE classes, the Palmyra R-I School District’s gifted education program, have completed a project on the history of the public and private schools of the Palmyra School District.
The Palmyra City Council took action to fix city hall water damage and maybe spruce up downtown for the bicentennial during the regular meeting last Thursday.
Those who paid the ultimate sacrifice to their county, including several Palmyra residents, were remembered during the annual Memorial Day services at Greenwood Cemetery Monday morning.
Although they had no indication this was coming, the Marion County Commission learned last week they will need to take steps to repair another bridge or have to lower the weight limit on it.
The public is urged to honor the nation’s fallen warriors and contribute to the continuing needs of veterans on National Poppy Day®, May 24 starting at noon at County Market in Palmyra when members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 174 will distribute red poppies in exchange for a donation.
During their recent meeting, the Palmyra R-I Board of Education approved the sale of $3.5 million general obligation bond issue to its municipal bond underwriter, L.J. Hart & Company of St. Louis, Mo.
The “Flower Children” team of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Marion County hosted its 19th annual “Spring Fling” May 4 at the American Legion Hall.
Corey Mehaffy, executive director of the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council announced last week Marion County has achieved official designation as a Certified Work Ready Community.
With more rain anticipated this week, some Marion County residents have been put on alert for more flooding, but the situation is probably not going to be as was expected last week.
The new track at Palmyra High School will include an artificial turf, following action by the R-I Board of Education during a special meeting last Monday.
Dispatchers for 911 received a round of applause and thanks as the Marion County Commission approved a proclamation for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
Arrows will be flying at Palmyra’s Flower City Park April 26-28 during a major archery event that is expected to draw participants from all over the region.
With J turns no longer in the picture, the proposed changes to the Highway 61/24 and Route F intersection was met with friendlier comments.
Local voters will be deciding the fate of a school bond issue, and a quarter-cent city sales tax increase and elect one city council member during next Tuesday’s General Municipal Election.
The bridge inspection report presented at the Marion County Commission meeting wasn’t good news to the county, but it could be worse news for the Palmyra R-I School District.