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Reagan Lehenbauer, a senior, escorted by Garrett Stone, was crowned PHS Homecoming Queen during ceremonies at halftime of Friday’s football game against Clark County. 

Call it Hoot Owl Trolley or even the “Fly By Night Trolley”, W.T. Johnson and Robert and Patty Hall are offering Palmyra a new transportation service.

Rain Saturday afternoon forced the Heritage Seekers to move their cemetery tour indoors into the Old Stone House Inn. The tour featured first-person narratives of historical figures from Palmyra’s past. Pictured is Nik Yager, portraying Walker Louthan, an early and prominent Palmyra business man.

The Palmyra City Council voted to join the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council and agreed to consider a request to extend the city’s current trash disposal contract another three years during its regular meeting Thursday.

The Marion County Ambulance District board of directors approved replacing defibrillators and auto pulse units, which will put all of that equipment back under warranty.

It’s happened enough times lately those filling out paperwork can almost do it in their sleep, but the county is once again working on gathering information to apply for federal emergency disaster assistance thanks to this spring and summer flooding.

Missouri Rural Electric Cooperative’s 83rd annual meeting was held Aug. 24, in the Palmyra High School gymnasium.  

The Palmyra R-I tax rate will remain the same after action by the R-I Board of Education last Tuesday evening. The board held its annual tax rate hearing that night accepted the estimate of required local taxes for the 2019-20 school year of $3.2793 per $100 assessed valuation in the operati…

When Addy Kroeger, a seventh grader at Palmyra Middle School, had to decide what she was going to do with her market lamb at the end of fair season, she was excited to donate him through Aly’s Project: Youth Feeding the Needy to the Palmyra Food Pantry. 

After the threat of rain postponed Philadelphia’s annual one-day festival Aug. 17, the sun shone down on a successful Philly Fun Fest this past Saturday. The event included a parade, games, booths and a free barbecue cookout at the Marion County R-II School. Above, a barrel ride full of youn…

Marion County Commission held an emergency closed session last week after learning the Marion County personal property tax data files had been corrupted and rendered partially unusable.

Missouri Rural Electric Cooperative held its annual meeting in the Palmyra Middle School Gymnasium Saturday. Those attending the meeting elected board members, collected their capital credit refunds, heard an update on cooperative activities, competed for prize drawings and enjoyed a free lunch.

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…