Work is completed or moving along as scheduled at the Palmyra R-1 School complex, and the Board of Education couldn’t be more pleased with what they’ve seen.
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.
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…
Palmyra’s 200th birthday will be celebrated with a parade, live music, games, food and other events all day this Saturday from 7 a.m. to midnight.
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 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 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…
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…
Runs by the Marion County Ambulance District for 2019 have been slightly higher than for this time period in 2018, except in one area, transfers to Blessing Hospital.
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.
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.
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.