The annual Chase Anderson Memorial MDA Rodeo was held in the Rockin-A Arena west of Palmyra Friday and Saturday. The event is a major fund-raiser in the area for MDA, drawing crowds to the indoor venue on both days. The Stars & Stripes are carried around the arena during Friday’s openin…
The Board of Education of the Marion County R-II School District, at its regular meeting on April 11, approved a bond resolution for the sale of $850,000 general obligation bond issue to its L.J. Hart & Company of St. Louis, Mo., municipal bond underwriter.
The Race for H.O.P.E., an annual 5K run/walk in Palmyra, was a success despite frigid temperatures at the start of the race, which drew well over 100 participants to the course through and outside Flower City Park. Persons of all ages took part in the race and silent auction to benefit a pro…
Palmyra voters nixed both quarter cent sales taxes during last Tuesday’s municipal elections, sending the mayor and city council back to the drawing board to look for ways to fund proposed storm water drainage improvements.
Palmyra got bad news last week with the expected loss of the Continental Casting plant due to consolidation and rebranding of facilities in Monroe City.
In honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Douglass Community Services - CASA is issuing a call to action for residents of Marion County to stand against child abuse and take action to support children who have been abused or neglected.
Palmyra High School students gathered in the hall Friday to give a send-off for Janet Barnes, who is retiring as a custodian after 28 years. Barnes was presented with gifts which included $175 in cash collect by the students on their own.
Provided it isn’t misused, the Marion County Ambulance will be providing some transportation to help local care facilities with certain situations.
Missouri, Illinois and Iowa members of the Upper Mississippi, Illinois and Missouri Rivers Association were joined by local officials and legislative representatives to take a “point and talk” driving tour Thursday afternoon of infrastructure protecting facilities owned by BASF, MFA and CF …
The U.S. Highway 36 – Interstate 72 Corridor Transportation Development District is asking the voters to consider authorizing the abolishment of the four-county district.
Missouri’s top economic development promoter touted the state’s strong economy and looked ahead to bringing rural broad band, improved job training and more state cooperation in helping northeast Missouri during a tour of the region Friday.
The Palmyra High School Drama Club put on a murder mystery dinner theatre production of Murder Cafe in the PHS cafeteria Friday evening. Guests enjoyed a dinner and then helped solve a funny mystery. Pictured is one of the murder suspects Logan Markley, (center) a main waiter, answering ques…
A Hannibal by-pass and the addition of an interchange at Ross Street in Palmyra are again topping the Marion County transportation wish list.
People of all ages and experience levels got to try out their square dancing shoes or boots during the Marion County 4-H Winter Roundup at the American Legion Hall Saturday. The event also included a dinner and auction.
The Palmyra City Council during its regular meeting last Thursday, heard from a middle school group interested in being involved in planning for the city’s bicentennial in 2019, and had even come up with some ideas on what the event could be like.
The Palmyra City Council last Thursday authorized the mayor to execute a memorandum of option for five acres in the new Warren Head Business Park from Estelbrook Management, LLC.
The 2018 Northeast Missouri Soils and Crops Conference was held in Hall’s Hall in Palmyra last Thursday. Crop producers from around the area were drawn to the day-long event featuring the latest research-based information presented by University of Missouri Extension specialists.
The public will have an opportunity to learn more about wildlife and get involved with nature at a Missouri Department of Conservation an Evening with Wildlife event.
The filing period for those interested in running for Marion County government offices, subject to the Aug. 7, 2018 Primary Election, will open at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, and will close at 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, according to Valerie Dornberger, Marion County clerk and election authority.
The legacy of Hannibal Regional began 115 years ago when a bank president and his wife saw the need for a hospital in Hannibal and answered that need.
Because of the portion of a county road it will benefit, the Marion County Commission approved for paying half of the preliminary engineering report costs associated with a road request from Doyle Manufacturing.