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PALMYRA BOND ISSUE PASSES OVERWHELMINGLY

Voters in the Palmrya R-1 School  District overwhelmingly supported at $8 million dollar no tax increase bond to fund infrastructure improvements.  The measure passed by a 919-203 margin in Tuesday’s Municipal Election. Unofficial complete results can be seen clicking the link below: by MARION COUNTY RESULTS

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Marion County Woman Arrested Following Domestic Shooting

Victim’s multi-tool stops bullet Charges have been filed against a Marion County woman following an alleged Domestic Assault Friday morning. Chelsey Gail Tuley is charged with Domestic Assault-1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action in case 24MM-CR00052, following an incident on Friday morning, March 22. Both charges are felonies. According to the Probable Cause Statement (publicly available…

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Threat Investigated At Palmyra Middle School

Press Release from Superintendent Jason Harper: Palmyra R-1 Middle School had a non-specific hand-written threat placed on a bathroom stall today. Law enforcement worked with administration and determined this is a non-credible threat, and the school is safe. Palmyra R-1 will be in session on Thursday, February 15, 2024.

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Joseph A. Lake

Joseph A. Lake Joseph (Joe) Albert Lake or “007, Joe Cool or Missouri Joe”, was taken too soon from our world to be with his Heavenly Father. His family honors his passing on January 12, 2024. Joe was born April 25, 1967, to Howard and Carmen (Elder) Lake in Hannibal, Mo. He graduated from Philadelphia,…

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Catherine Darlene Doyle

On Dec. 25, 2023 at 5:02 a.m., Catherine Darlene Doyle, 84, passed away peacefully in Blessing Hospice Care with her son, daughter and son-in-law by her side.  Darlene, “Dee Dee” was born March 4, 1939 in St. Elizabeth Hospital in Hannibal, Mo., a daughter to Albert L. Juette and Catherine Bowen Juette. She grew up…

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PHS teams seeded first in home tourney

The PHS varsity boys and girls teams have received the top seeds in the 81st annual Tony Lenzini Basketball Tournament Jan. 15-20. The Panthers will open play at 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, while the Lady Panthers will play at 4:30 Monday. The tournament queen crowning will be held during halftime of the 7:30 p.m.…

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Panthers take down Louisiana, 54-35

The PHS varsity boys basketball team won the final two games of 2023 over Payson-Seymour and Louisiana and go into the new year with an 8-1 record. The Panthers capped the week with a convincing 54-35 win at home over Louisiana, Tuesday, in a game that featured an individual milestone for Bear Bock. The senior…

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Lady Panthers earn win over Louisiana

The PHS varsity girls basketball team earned a 59-40 win at home over Louisiana last Tuesday. The Lady Panthers (7-1) raced out to an 18-10 lead and went into halftime up 36-18 before cruising on to victory. Three starters scored in double figures including Clare Williams, 15, Candra King, 15, and Sydney Compton, 12. Taytum…

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Lady Mustangs fall to LaPlata, 55-40

The Marion County R-II girls basketball team lost their final game of 2023, 55-40 at home against LaPlata Monday. The lost came despite a big game from the Lady Mustangs’ Aylah Pollard, who scored 18 of  her game-high 22 points during the team’s 26-point first-half surge. Trailing by seven at the half, Marion County (4-5)…

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Adopt-A-Child time

Wednesday and Thursday were the big days for the Palmyra Ministerial Alliance’s Adopt-A-Child program. Gifts for 41 families and 97 children were brought into Farischon Hall and organized (right). Then PHS boys and girls basketball team members helped bring in donated food prior to the gift pickup on Thursday. 

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