Cairo, MO

Gomez walks off Jacksonville to end three-game skid

MEMPHIS, TN – The Memphis Redbirds walked off the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp in game five of a six-game series at AutoZone Park on Saturday night, winning the game by a final score of 4-3. Right fielder Moises Gomez came to the plate with the bases loaded and no one out in the bottom of the tenth inning, looking for his first base hit of the game. The right-handed hitter, still in his first week at Triple-A, drove a line drive to center field to score pinch runner Delvin Perez.
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Two from Atlanta community injured in crash on Highway 63

Two Macon County residents were hurt Friday afternoon when a sports utility vehicle traveled into the path of a car on Highway 63. Two passengers in the car, 28-year-old Theresa Licht and 23-year-old Justice Licht, both of Atlanta, were taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Injuries were moderate for Theresa and minor for Justice Licht. The driver of the car, 51-year-old Randy Licht of Macon, and the driver of the sports utility vehicle, 64-year-old Brenda Dawson of Bevier, were not reported hurt.
Columbia Missourian

Coyote Hill hosts open house and Fourth of July celebration

Foster and adoptive families, as well as supporters of Coyote Hill, gathered to celebrate Independence Day on Saturday at Coyote Hill, a nonprofit organization that opened in 1991 to provide a safe place and resources to foster children and their families, in Harrisburg. This is the first year Coyote Hill combined its Fourth of July celebration and open house events, which is starting a new tradition.

FSA Looking to Fill Local Committees

Farm fence with long shadows photographed at sunrise under blanket of fog. (Southeast MO) The Farm Service Agency with the U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking to fill the local county committees that advise the FSA. County Executive Director for St. Francois, Iron, Madison, Washington, and Ste. Genevieve, Joseph Stillman tells us what the committees do…
Columbia Missourian

The Hungry Tiger is a flagship restaurant in Hallsville

Fifteen miles north of Columbia you can find The Hungry Tiger at 100 Route B, one of only two restaurants in the town of Hallsville. Owners Tina and Saul Salas previously ran The Hungry Tiger out of the Perche Creek Cafe on Highway 40 in Columbia. They opened their new location in September because they wanted to be closer to their home in Hallsville.
Columbia Missourian

Poppy's Place in Centralia means family for Lora and Derek Michael

Oppy’s Place joined the Centralia’s community in September 2020. On the border of the Centralia City Square, Poppy’s Place serves American-style food, including peanut butter pie and the owners’ popular hand-breaded tenderloin. It’s a full loin that’s butterflied, double-tenderized and coated in the couple’s special breading.

Anna Elizabeth “Diddy” Lemming

Anna Elizabeth “Diddy” Lemming of Salisbury, MO, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022, at the Moberly Regional Medical Center. Anna was born on July 18, 1927, in Keytesville, MO, the daughter Carl and Emma Hall (Fleet) McCart. She was united in marriage to Warren Lemming on May 29, 1947, in Salisbury, MO. Anna worked at the Biltwell Clothing Factory in Salisbury for many years. She was a Baptist by faith and enjoyed working in her yard, flowers, word searches, playing solitaire, and spending time with her family. She is survived by two sisters, Lucille Billups and husband Gale of Salisbury, MO, Shirley Latamondeer of Salisbury, MO, and several nieces and nephews. Anna was preceded in death by her parents, husband Warren on January 21, 2008, two brothers, Lawrence and Homer McCart; four sisters, Irene Cracco, May Soto, Faye Still and Maude Mazzacavallo. A graveside service will be Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at 10:30 am at the East Lawn Memory Gardens in Salisbury, MO. Memorials are suggested to the Larry’s Warrior Foundation.

Northeast Missouri teen thrown from ATV after hitting deer

MONROE COUNTY, Mo. — A northeast Missouri teenager suffered serious injuries when his ATV struck a deer in Monroe County, Missouri. The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash report, a 17-year-old boy, from Paris, Missouri, was driving south on Route...

What you need to know: Saturday, July 2

Crowds gathered in Moberly Friday night to protest the overturning of landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade. Around 30 to 40 people were expected to attend, but it is said more people than anticipated came to the protest. "Why should I not let my voice be heard? Why should...

KCK trucker crashes Freightliner west of Macon

A Kansas City, Kansas woman sustained minor injuries as the result of a Freightliner overturning one mile west of Macon on Tuesday night, June 28. An ambulance transported 61-year-old Karen Armstrong to Samaritan Hospital of Macon. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before running off the right side of...