Palmyra High School held a graduation ceremony Sunday for the two latest graduates of the school’s PRIDE program, an alternative school program. Pictured are Macey Voelkel (left) and Deanna Huffman. (Contributed photo)
On Dec. 11, the 86th annual American Legion Oratorical County contest was held at Boots Dickson Post 174 Palmyra. Those participating were selected during previous contests at area schools. The county winners were (from left) Claudia Nichols, Hannibal, first place; Morgan Oles, third place, …
The Marion County R-II School District has been awarded a $30,769.77 grant from the Mark Twain Solid Waste Management District to support its need for new lockers and sound panels.
The Marion County R-II National Honor Society chapter inducted six new members, from left, Nathan Wellman, Morgen Oles, Landen Holt, Willow Corey, Jordan Chatfield and Sam Bridgman. (Contributed photo)
The following students were recognized by placing in the Art Show during the Taste of Palmyra: (front) Alivia Nowell (O’Brien, 3rd), Brody Sublette (Arch, 1st), Corbyn Madden (Sparks, 3rd), Gretta McNeff (Sparks, 1st), (back) Olivia Dames (O’Brien, 1st), Sydney Hudson (Arch, 2nd), Tenley Jon…
The Marion County Marching Mustangs were awarded the top prize in their division as a result of their performance in the Culver-Stockton Homecoming Parade on Oct. 19. The 45 member group, performing the selection “Cheyenne,” received the highest scores in all judged categories including Mus…
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…
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.
To help kick off the MO Beef for MO Kids initiative, the fourth hour foods class at Palmyra High School held a burger cook-off competition Sept. 10.
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)
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.
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.
On Thursday, June 6, BASF hosted a luncheon on site for the recipients of this year’s Scientific Achievement Scholarship Awards and their parents.
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.