A higher assessed valuation for Marion County R-II School District residents means a decrease in the tax rate set by the school.

PHS sports fans saw the football team scrimmage Saturday evening during an annual event where members of the fall sports teams and spirit groups are introduced. All the squads are busy preparing for the start of their seasons with the varsity football team opening at Brookfield Sept. 30.

Whether or not Marion County will be able to adopt a strict ordinance curtailing utilities from using county right-of-way remains up in the air.

The city of Palmyra’s property tax rate will remain the same following action by the city council during its regular meeting Thursday.

Sweeping statewide jail bond reforms have been made by the Missouri Supreme Court (MSC), which have been confusing. NEMOnews Media Group is on a mission to understand these reforms and adequately explain them to our readers throughout the region by publishing a series about them in all of ou…

The Marion County Ambulance District administration building will be expanding, following approval from the district board to acquire the land and build an addition.

Mayor Loren Graham presents a commemorative Palmrya Sesquicentennial rifle to Carol Brentlinger, as a donation from the city to the Heritage Seekers, Palmyra’s historical society. The city will also auction off a Sesquicentennial shot gun to the highest bidder during Palmyra’s birthday celeb…

The programs are the same, but a new face will be working with Marion County from the Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments.

The Marion County Fair will kick off with the annual parade on Saturday, July 27, with events planned all week.

The Palmyra City Council Thursday voted to allow Police Chief Eddie Bogue to hire a non-certified police officer, who will attend a training academy before joining the department.

Palmyra’s bicentennial and American Legion’s centennial were celebrated Saturday at the American Legion Hall in Palmyra. Above, Norris Otten, 100, and Mary Louise Nichols, 94, of Quincy, dance to music performed by the Gateway City Band during the Bicentennial Ball. 

The Marion County Commission signed off on the road mileage as determined by MoDOT during a light agenda Monday morning.

The sky above Flower City Park was lit up during the annual community Independence Day fireworks display Wednesday evening. The usual large crowd turn out on a warm summer night to see colorful explosions like the ones above.

 Workers were busy thia past week installing and decorating the new turf football field inside the new all-weather track which is yet to come at Palmyra High School. The field will serve as the practice field for the Panthers who will continue to play games at the middle school for the fores…

It’s taken longer than the Marion County Commission had hoped, but a pre-construction meeting has finally been scheduled for the Taylor bridge.

Missouri Secretary of State John R. Ashcroft was in Palmyra last Tuesday to visit with Marion County Clerk Valerie Dornberger and members of her staff. Ashcroft was seeking input on elections and how they are handled. Topics included early voting, the presidential primaries, the availability…

The Palmyra City Council last Thursday discussed updating the city’s emergency management plan, heard the first reading of an ordinance for voluntary annexation and continued the process of updating the city’s building codes.

Construction work is progressing on a number of Palmyra R-I School District building projects funded by the no-tax-increase bond issue approved by voters this past April.

An increase to the base salary and capital improvements of $4.768 million are part of the $13 plus million budget approved the 2019-2020 Palmyra R-1 School Year.

Rain clouds parted in time Saturday for Old Glory Day in Palmyra. About a half inch of rain fell in the morning, and forecasts indicated there might be rain in the afternoon and evening, but it all cleared away for special Flag Day activities, which were expanded for the city’s bicentennial.…

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.