Skip to content

MoDOT to kick off U.S. 61 expressway study

The Missouri Department of Transportation has kicked off the U.S. 61 Expressway Environmental Impact Statement Re-evaluation study.   “While this is a different study than the one completed in 1996, we will still be using some of the same data, so we are not starting completely over,” said Paula Gough, MoDOT Northeast District engineer.  …

Read More

County to contract with state for annual audit

by Patty Cheffey Marion County will be using the state auditor’s office to contract for a company to do the 2022 audit. The 2022 audit was discussed during Monday’s Marion County Commission meeting, at which the commissioners also approved a mailbox for University Extension, discussed courthouse work and heard a proposal for stocking and restocking…

Read More

Lakian Elizabeth Lehenbauer

Lakian Elizabeth Lehenbauer, 25, of Palmyra, formerly of Monroe City, Mo., was greeted into paradise on Sept. 15, 2022, by her Lord and Savior as well as her youngest sibling; her paternal grandfather, Bud Lehenbauer; great-grandparents, John and Isabelle Ritter, Lewis and Arilla Thompson, and Ilean Warren; aunt, Jan Thompson; all of Monroe City, her…

Read More

Phyllis Jean Kroeger

Phyllis Jean Kroeger, 89, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 11:13 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra. Phyllis was born April 2, 1933, in Lancaster, Pa., to Sherman M. Buch and Evelyn M. Kunz Buch. She was married to Wilfred L. “Bud” Kroeger on July 23, 1953 in Lancaster. He…

Read More

Panthers shut out by Centralia, 35-0

by Mark Cheffey The PHS varsity football team was in the game for the first three quarters Friday, before Centralia got its big-play offense going to hand Palmyra a third-straight road loss to start the season, 35-0. Palmyra trailed 7-0 at halftime and 14-0 going into the fourth quarter when Centralia struck hard with two…

Read More

Lady Panthers lose conference softball opener to Monroe City, 11-3

The PHS varsity softball team suffered an 11-3 loss in its first conference game of the season Thursday at Monroe City. The host team scored four runs in the first inning and lead 7-0 before Palmyra scored two runs in the fourth. Palmyra (4-4) committed seven errors to contribute to six unearned runs in the…

Read More

Palmyra hosts cross country meet

The PHS boys and girls cross country teams hosted the Palmyra Invitational meet Saturday morning in Flower City Park. The Panthers finished fifth out of six teams. Meanwhile, The Lady Panthers did not qualify a team score, but two of their runners finished in the top five. Alyssa Noland took second place with a time…

Read More

Lady Panther tennis team opens season with 9-0 win at Moberly

The Lady Panthers tennis team opened the season Aug. 30 with a 9-0 win at Moberly. Winning singles matches were: Maura Gottamn (1), 8-6, over Kristyn Kruse; Molly Gottman (2), 8-3, over Hallie Kroner; Jeorgia O’Brien (3), 8-3, over Aleiya Myers; Kadlie Kroeger (4), 8-1, over Samantha Carl; Abbey Mann (5), 8-0, over Adeline Chang;…

Read More

Varsity girls golf team takes fourth place in Paris Scramble last week

The PHS varsity girls golf team took fourth place at the 17-team Paris Scramble last Wednesday. The Lady Panthers shot a 180 to finish behind only New Bloomfield (176), Centralia (176) and Hallsville (178), but ahead of Cairo (181), Marceline (183), Salibury (184), Harrisburg (185), Moberly (196) and Brookfield (197). Seven other schools did not…

Read More

PHS to celebrate homecoming Friday

Two seniors, two juniors and a sophomore will be vying to be crowned 2022 homecoming queen during half time of the  Palmyra Panthers versus the Macon Tigers Friday, Sept. 16. Emma Krigbaum, Abbey Redd, Alaina Loman, Taytum White and Sydney Compton are the candidates for queen for this year’s themed “No Place Like Homecoming” event.…

Read More