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Murder suspect appears in court

The man accused of murdering a woman in Palmyra Sept. 3, appeared in Marion County Court last Tuesday. During the court appearance before Associate Circuit Court Judge John Jackson, a preliminary hearing was set for Tuesday, Oct. 26, for Raymond Gum, Jr., 34, who is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action in…

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Piano makes for unique flower bed, shelf

by Patty Cheffey Carol Bezler wasn’t planning on a piano flower “pot”, she just wanted a keyboard shelf. She got both. Having seen on the internet how some people had converted the keys from a piano into a wall shelf, Bezler, who has played piano for over 60 years and is a former music teacher…

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Anderson siblings compete in national rodeo events

by Mark Cheffey Three local rodeo stars–all Andersons–have been competing on the national level recently. Sheyenne, Cooper and Rylee Anderson, all children of Shaun and Dawn Anderson, of Palmyra are busy at national of rodeo competitions.  “They are busy these two weeks doing the hobby they all love,” said their grandmother, Kim Hanlin Sheyenne, a…

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Missouri Rural Electric Coop celebrating 85 years

Missouri Rural Electric Cooperative celebrates its 85th anniversary this month. There have been many changes since the cooperative was first formed, and change remains a constant factor in the business.   It was June 16, 1936, when Missouri Rural Electric Cooperative’s original letter of incorporation was signed by the following 17 residents of Marion County:…

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Lewis competing in Miss Missouri pageant

by Patty Cheffey When 24 young ladies gather Sunday in Mexico, Mo., for the Miss Missouri Pageant, one of Palmyra’s own will be among them. Amanda Lewis, daughter of Shelley and the late John Lewis, Palmyra, will be competing for the third time in the Miss Missouri Pageant next week. Lewis, who has been involved…

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Four generations of Steinbecks serve in military

A proud Palmyra grandmother announces fourth generation of her family to be a part of the military. Linda Steinbeck’s grandson, Randle (Randy) Joseph Steinbeck will be commissioned May 27 while her other grandson, Jakob Ronald Steinbeck has enlisted in the United States Air Force. Randy and Jakob are the children of M. Sgt. Jeffrey Steinbeck,…

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Rea next PHS boys basketball coach

The PHS boys varsity basketball has a new head coach. The Palmyra R-I School District announced Friday the hiring of Brian Rea as the new head coach. In addition, Rea will serve as middle school physical education teacher and middle school football coach. Rea is currently serving as athletic director, teacher and coach at Payson…

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Polar vortex brings big power bill to Palmyra

by Mark Cheffey Palmyra utility customers are feeling the ripple affects of the polar vortex that all but crippled Texas’ electrical grid in February. Palmyra’s Board of Public Works issued May bills that included a $7 extra line-item charge per meter. That charge will be assessed to all electricity users in Palmyra for the 24…

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