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PHS girls track team qualifies for state in seven events

The PHS girls qualified for state in seven events, following sectional track and field competition in Montgomery City Saturday. Heading to the MSHSAA Class 3 Girls Track and Field Championships in Jefferson City this Friday and Saturday are Candra King in two of the throwing events, the 4 x 800 meter relay team, the team’s…

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PHS boys qualify for state in four events

Two members of the PHS boys track and field team have qualified for the state meet. Hayes Miller, a junior will compete in this Friday and Saturday’s MSHSAA Class 3 Track and Field Championships in three events, while Evan Pennewell, a freshman will compete in one. During sectional competition in Montgomery City, Saturday, Miller placed…

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Lochman, Janes compete at state golf tournament

Palmyra’s Laydin Lochman and Jonas Janes competed in the MSHSAA Class 2 Boys Golf Championships in Columbia last Monday. “These two did an amazing job and represented well,” said Coach Chris Parsons. Competing in the state tournament for his second time, Lochman finished in a five-way tie for 21st place after two rounds at the…

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Straus earns three state track medals

Marion County’s Delaney Straus earned medals in three of her four events during the MSHSAA Class 1 State Track and Field Championships in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. Competing at Jefferson City High School’s Adkins Stadium, the senior took:   third place in the triple jump at 10.7 meters; fourth place in the 3,200 meters…

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R-I, R-II seniors to receive diplomas

Palmyra High School will see 76 students walk to accept their diplomas during commencement exercises on Thursday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m. on the high school football field. On Friday, May 27, 18 Marion County R-II seniors will walk across the stage to accept their diplomas during the school’s commencement exercises, which will be held…

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Commissioners open financing bid

by Patty Cheffey The Marion County Commission opened the lone bid for financing of equipment for the highway department, then tabled it because at this point, it’s not for certain what equipment would be available for purchase. The bid was opened during Monday’s commission meeting, at which they also discussed funding for lighting Veterans Road…

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Marvin David “Dutchman” Reagan

Marvin David “Dutchman” Reagan, 82, Ely, Mo., left his earthly home on May 21, 2022, at Monroe City Manor.  Marvin was born April 29, 1940, in Ely, to David Joshua and Minnie (Lehenbauer) Reagan.  He is survived by his wife, Cecilia (Wiley) Reagan, to whom he was proudly married for 62 years; one son, Marlin…

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PHS girls place second at district’s

The PHS girls track and field team took second place at the Class 3, District 4 meet hosted by Montgomery County Saturday. In addition, nine athletes qualified in 10 events for this Saturday’s Class 3, Sectional 2 meet a Montgomery County. Qualifying for sectionals were: Candra King, first place in the discus at 34.59 meters…

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