On Sept. 11, a group of members from the local FFA chapter participated in the Area Leadership Conference in Bowling Green, Mo., where they learned a number of valuable lessons through engaging in various workshops and activities throughout the night. Attending were (back, from left) Abbi Sm…

A Marion County R-II student has been named to the Northeast Missouri All-District Choir following competitive auditions held Sept. 14 at Moberly High School.

The Palmyra Chamber of Commerce recently made a $250 donation to the Palmyra Elementary School’s PAWS Packs program. PIctured is Kayla Wittler (right), Chamber president, presenting the check to Lora Hillman, school principal.

The Palmyra Kiwanis Club recently donated $200 to Sandy Foreman, a Palmyra Middle School English and language arts teacher to purchase special books about 9-11 for one of her classes. Pictured presenting the check is Adrienne Lynn (right), club president.

Members of First Christian Church recently completed a mission and donated school supplies and a $200 check to Head Start in Palmyra. The church does a mission every year.Pictured is Nancy Goellner presenting the check to Sheila Cantron, center manager and community resource advocate. Also p…

The Palmyra R-I Parents as Teachers Program in partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation and Palmyra Park & Recreation Department invite families to discover nature and the joy of reading in Flower City Park.  

During the month of July Mercantile Bank employees donated a total of $385 to FACT of Marion County, PAWS Pack Program. Pictured is Lora Hillman, Palmyra Elementary School principal, and Diane Smith, Mercantile Bank branch manager. (Contributed photo)

Three local high school boys participated in the American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 15-23 on the University of Central Missouri campus in Warrensburg.

Those attending this year’s Mizzou Student Send-off event, hosted at the Jackson Park Golf Course in Palmyra by the Great River Tigers Chapter of the Mizzou Alumni Association, not only enjoyed a pork loin dinner and fellowship, but heard from two of the University’s leaders.

Marion County Farm Bureau has announced the winners of the 2019 Marion County Farm Bureau Scholarship.

Palmyra R-1 School district is pleased to announce, in conjunction with the Monroe County Health Department, its second annual immunization clinic which will be held during registration week for all incoming eighth and 12th grade students needing their required immunizations. 

The University of Missouri Torq’N Tigers quarter-scale tractor team, which includes a member from Palmyra, had its best finish ever at the recent American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering Quarter Scale Tractor Competition. 

Palmyra R-I High School held its annual academic awards and scholarship presentation May 21 in the gymnsium.

Marion County R-II School held its end-of-year junior high and high school academic awards assembly May 16 at the school.

On Wednesday, May 22, the third grade students at Palmyra Elementary participated in their own Tom Sawyer Day.  The students participated in several activities that Tom Sawyer may have enjoyed along with a Tom and Becky contest.  Of the 16 students who dressed up, the third grade students ch…

HOMEBANK hosted its annual picnic for Palmyra High School’s graduating seniors last Thursday. The event had to be moved indoors due to the cooler-than-normal temperatures.

High school students enrolled in agriculture education courses have the unique opportunity to go beyond the classroom and learn real-world applications in a number of disciplines. 

HOMEBANK held its annual picnic last Thursday to honor the 13 graduates of Marion County R-II High School. The students were treated to a cookout and time for games.

In their commitment to education, County Market presented Palmyra Elementary School  with a check in the amount of $500 through its Max Dollars for Education program. Pictured is Lora Hillman, principal, receiving the check from Steve Huffman, store director.  County Market has now given mor…

Palmyra Middle School held its annual sixth grade cultural fair Thursday in the school gymnasium. Pictured are a sampling of booths made by students featuring different countries.

On May 23 come on down to the Marion County Library and register for the Summer Reading Club. Reading library books for only two hours each week guarantees a prize and a food coupon from one of our local eateries. 

Taylor 4-H held their monthly meeting May 9 at the farm of Reed and Natalie Miller in Monroe City. 

United State Bank has partnered with the Palmyra R-I School District to create a school spirit debit card program, which features the Palmyra Panther’s logo.  The school spirit card is a debit card program in which the user has the ability to support the Palmyra school system.  United State …

On Thursday morning, April 25, Palmyra sent 29 students and two advisors to attend the FFA State Convention in Columbia.  

Bleigh Construction Co. Inc. recently donated the money needed to apply for 501c3 status for the Palmyra Parent Teacher Organization. The current PTO was established this school year and has future plans to bring engaging activities for elementary students while working with teachers and par…