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Quincy Public Schools Superintendent Says Good-bye

After seven years of being the Superintendent for Quincy Public Schools, Roy Webb says his final goodbye to the Blue Devil family and hello to retirement. On the Quincy Public Schools Facebook page, Mr. Webb wrote he has a lot of great memories of being part of the Blue Devil Family and will miss the people the most.
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Officers celebrated for rescuing woman from burning apartment

BOLIVAR, Mo. — Two Bolivar police officers were commended for saving a woman from a burning apartment early June 5. “I can’t think think of a training that would have prepared me for that,” said Bolivar Police Corporal Mark Morris. He said adrenaline and quick thinking helped him and Officer Timothy Stillings get the woman […]
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6 Buffalo Bills not named Josh Allen team can least afford to lose in 2022

The Buffalo Bills had one of the best seasons they’ve had in decades last year when they came within 13 seconds of a second-straight AFC Championship game appearance. One of the key players they lost on their run into and through the first two games of the playoffs was All Pro cornerback Tre’Davious White. The Bills could have used White when the Kansas City Chiefs scored 42 points and racked up nearly 400 yards through the air in January.

Ordinances Regulate Discharge of Fireworks in Area Towns

When setting off fireworks as part of Independence Day celebrations, checking into local ordinances regarding when the lighting of such explosive products is allowed might be a good idea. Here are some from the area. In Greenfield, fireworks can be discharged within the city limits through July 4, ending at...

Sparks in the Park gets parade blast off

Ash Grove celebrates Fourth of July at City Park, Main Street. A welcoming 82 degrees accompanied the inaugural Sparks in the Park Fourth of July Parade Sunday afternoon on Main Street, Ash Grove, which culminated at Ash Grove City Park where Sparks in the Park festivities were just beginning. More...

Wells Stars In Wheatland LM Run

WHEATLAND, Mo. — The man who is the answer to one of Lucas Oil Speedway’s great trivia questions celebrated again in victory lane Thursday night. Ozarks-area racing veteran Justin Wells, who won the first late model feature at Lucas Oil Speedway in 2006, made a 13th-to-first charge to take the Hermitage Lumber Late Model win.

Eudora’s Barbwire BBQ feeds a local crowd with a steady stream of specials

For a small-town barbecue pit, there are three possible paths. First, you can aim to become a destination, drawing comers from all over. Second, you can convince loyal customers to eat brisket or pulled pork on a semi-weekly basis. Or third, you can be more than a barbecue pit—you can be the local restaurant that happens to serve barbecue, along with some specials that broaden the restaurant’s appeal enough to serve the smoke-free.

Hempstead County Sheriff’s Department Arrest 3 near Bois d’Arc

On 26 June 2022 at approximately 9:48 PM, deputies were dispatched to 23 Bream Street. They were advised that one of the neighbors of this residence seen people taking property from that location. Upon arrival of Deputy Matt Dunham and Deputy Jacob Wayne, Deputy Wayne observed Miranda Cole exiting a...
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Richard Lynn Howe, 67, of Buffalo, died Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Mercy Hospital Lebanon. He was born May 12, 1955, in Buffalo, Mo. to Billy Wayne and Maxine (Lemons) Howe. On Nov. 21, 1975, he married Jacquelyn Austin. He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, Glenn...

New Illinois law seeks to prevent future water contaminations

QUINCY (WGEM) - Water supply disruption can not only be a inconvenience but can be dangerous as deadly diseases like Legionnaire’s can form under certain conditions. But a new Illinois law now requires water utility companies to alert places like healthcare facilities and senior living centers of water disruptions supply that could put people at risk.

Thousands in southwest Missouri without power following storms

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– Thousands are reporting outages in Southwest Missouri following storms that passed through the area early Sunday. According to the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives, Laclede Electric Cooperative and Southwest Electric Cooperative members are experiencing the most outages right now. As of 8:40 a.m., in Hickory County at least 1,011 customers are reporting outages, […]

Storms Lead to Power Outages in the Northern Ozarks Early Sunday

Storms that moved through areas north of I-44 early Sunday morning had strong to severe wind gusts that brought down trees and some power lines in the Ozarks. Laclede Electric Cooperative and Southwest Electric Cooperative reported outages Sunday morning, with more than 1,000 customers in Hickory County losing power. Between...
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Skyler Maverick Following in Sister Miranda’s MMA Footsteps

Buffalo’s Miranda Maverick has already won three UFC fights and several more at lower levels in her young MMA career. Still, Maverick says she might not even be the best fighter in the family. “I think she’ll be better than I am or ever was,” said Miranda.