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Annalynn Marie Knochel

Annalynn Marie Knochel, 31, Palmyra, Mo., went home to be with Jesus Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at John Stroger Jr. Hospital in Chicago, Ill. Annalynn was born Sept. 25, 1991, in Quincy, Ill., and was lovingly brought into the home of her forever parents, Eric and Penny Sutter Knochel. Survivors include her parents Eric and…

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John W.  “JW” Selleck Sr.

John W.  “JW” Selleck Sr., 88, Center, Mo., passed away at 6:49 p.m., Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Mo. John was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Laddonia, Mo., to Eugene Francis and Margie Leah Burch Selleck. He was married to Mary Emily Shipp on June 25, 1952, in Laddonia. She…

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Panthers unable to keep up with Brookfield in 48-20 conference loss

The PHS varsity football team remained winless at 0-5 with a 48-20 home loss to Brookfield Friday. The Panthers answered the Bulldogs first score with one of their own in the first quarter before the visitors scored three-straight touchdowns in building a 34-14 halftime lead. Brookfield added two more scores in the third and fourth…

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Lady Panthers drop tough one at Macon

The PHS varsity softball team went to 2-2 in conference play with a tough 1-0 loss at Macon Thursday. A pair of two-out errors allowed the only run of the game to score in the bottom of the second inning. Meanwhile, Tigerette pitcher, Brooke Weimer, tossed a no-hitter, coming a walk away from a perfect…

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PHS varsity girls tennis team wins trio of matches

The PHS varsity girls tennis team added three match victories this past week over Hannibal, Kirksville and Father Totton Regional Catholic. The Lady Panthers capped the week with a 7-1 over Father Tolton, Wednesday. Winning singles matches were: Maura Gottman (1), 8-6; Molly Gottman (2), 8-6; Jeorgia O’Brien (3), 8-6 (8-6 tiebreaker); and Hadlie Kroeger…

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PHS girls golf team competes at Kirksville

The PHS girls golf team tied for eighth place out of 15 teams at the Kirksville Tournament last Tuesday. The Lady Panthers shot a 450 to finish in a three-way tie with Macon and South Harrison. Quincy Notre Dame took top honors with a 349, 27 strokes better than the second-place host team. Ella Goldinger…

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PHS cross country team compete at Fulton

The PHS boys and girls cross   country teams competed in the Fulton Invitational meet Sept. 17. The boys team placed last out of 18 teams. Competing for Palmyra were Jacob Barnes, 84th out of 142 runners in a time of 21:16.36; Carter Harper, 108th, 22:25.84; Ashton Lovegreen, 117th, 23:17.13; Owen Mason Kiefaber, 131st, 24:36.37;…

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Halftime show

The PHS poms and marching band performed at halftime of Friday’s home football game against Brookfield. At left, the poms strike a pose at the end of their routine. At right, some of the band members are pictured in mid performance.

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Port authority terminal rezoning approved by county

by Patty Cheffey With the approval from the Marion County Commission, the Marion Ralls County Port Authority can develop a public port terminal on the Mississippi River at West Quincy. The Marion County Commission approved the rezoning request from commercial to industrial unanimously during their meeting Monday. The rezoning affects 87 acres situated south of…

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Palmyra Chamber of Commerce offering business development grant

The goal of Palmyra Chamber of Commerce’s first golf tournament, held June 24, was to raise money for a business development grant to benefit a member or members of the business community.  The Palmyra Chamber of Commerce Business Development Grant application is now available.   Up to a total of $2,500 in matching grant money…

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