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Horse shooting investigation in Ringgold County

(Mt. Ayr, Iowa) – Sheriff’s officials in Ringgold County are asking for the public’s help in solving a shooting that resulted in the death of a horse. Authorities say a horse was shot and killed the weekend of May 14th two-miles south of Kellerton, in the area of Highway P-68 and 250th Street. The Hilltop Veterinary Clinic confirmed the cause of death and recovered a bullet.
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Harding flown to K.C. after being trampled by bulls

Ridgeway, MO: Everett Harding, who farms near Ridgeway, was seriously injured last week when he was knocked down and stepped on by bulls that he was trying let out of a trailer. How useful was this post?. Click on a star to rate it!
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Filling ‘er up

Bethany, MO: A crew from the fire department and the parks department recently put in overtime filling the swimming pool at the Bethany Aquatic Center to get ready for swimming over Memorial Day weekend. Pictured are parks director Aaron Baker, Fire Chief Jacob Denum and other volunteers. The pool is scheduled to open on May 27 for the summer season.–Submitted photo.

1A/4A (5/20): Mount Ayr's Reynolds claims another state championship to highlight day two

(Des Moines) -- Another day in Des Moines, another state championship for Mount Ayr sophomore Ryce Reynolds. Reynolds led a trio of top two finishes in the 400 meter hurdles during the first session of day two at the 2022 State Track & Field Championships at Drake Stadium. Running out of the eighth lane, Reynolds claimed his second state title in as many days, winning the 1A 400 hurdles with a blazing time of 53.03.

Mets’ Scherzer on IL, Marte back from bereavement list

DENVER (AP) — The New York Mets on Saturday placed pitcher Max Scherzer on the 15-day injured list with a left oblique strain. The move is retroactive to Thursday. Scherzer left his start on Wednesday night after experiencing tightness in his side. An MRI performed Thursday revealed a moderate to high-grade internal oblique strain, according to the Mets. Scherzer is expected to be out six to eight weeks. Ace Jacob deGrom has not pitched yet due to a stress reaction in his right scapula and Tylor Megill is on the IL with right biceps tendinitis. The Mets reinstated outfielder Sterling Marte from the bereavement list.

Felon arrested on firearms, parole violation charges

Bethany, MO: A Cameron man, who was on parole following a conviction for involuntary manslaughter, was arrested on May 10 on several felony counts including the possession of a defaced firearm. Bethany Police Officer Eric Rimmer arrested Elijah C. Mandich, 21, at the Casey’s General Store on 41st Street on...

Gilman City Board of Education hires business teacher

The Gilman City R-4 Board of Education hired a business teacher in an executive session on May 18th. Morgan Axtell was hired for the position. Bookkeeper Tori Wideman reports that, during the regular meeting, Principal Jill Sperry reported on the senior trip, the last day of school May 13th, and summer school attendance. Superintendent Roger Alley reported on the HVAC project as well as the replacement of flooring in the cafeteria.

Farmers Market Coming to Downtown Bethany

BETHANY, MO – A Farmer’s Market will be held on the north side of the square in downtown Bethany on Fridays beginning May 27th. The market is sponsored by Downtown Bethany Improvement, Inc. and will be held weekly from 4 to 6 pm. Items allowed include vegetables, fruit, flowers and homemade goods. Garage sale items will not be allowed. There is no charge for space and a license is not required.

FBI Case Continues in Benton

Federal authorities are continuing their investigation following the raid of a Benton home Tuesday. Several area law enforcement agencies assisted the FBI. According to an email from the FBI’s office in Milwaukee, the matter remains open and no additional details will be released at this time. An FBI officer did say there’s no danger to the public associated with the bureau’s recent enforcement action in Benton. Officials from departments in Grant and Lafayette County were at the scene as well.

Accident shuts down interstate for second time in two weeks

Harrison County, MO: The southbound lanes of Interstate-35 were closed for the second time in just over a week when a mobile home being pulled on a trailer got wedged between the railing and barricade on Friday morning at the Pole Cat Creek Bridge rehabilitation project south of Bethany. How...

Honor graduates

Bethany, MO: The top 10% of the South Harrison Class of 2022 were presented medals during the graduation on Sunday at the high school. They are, from left to right, Emily Miller, Drew Slagle, Cale Weller, Maddie Fenimore, Jillian Hurt, Salutatorian Braden Spurling and Valedictorian Quinlynn Smith. Other stories about the graduation can be found on page 12.–Republican Clipper photo, Brady Sunderland.

Christopher Bradley Woodward, 1963-2022

Parkville, MO: Christopher Bradley Woodward, 58, Parkville, MO passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at a North Kansas City, MO hospice facility. He was born on November 29, 1963, in Memphis, Tennessee the son of Danny and Sandra (Hagan) Woodward. On January 24, 1994, he married Julia Lacy in Las...

Daryl Gayle Hook, 1928-2022

Kansas City, MO: Daryl Gayle Hook was born March 13,1928 near Martinsville, Missouri and passed peacefully from this life May 12, 2022, at his home in Claycomo, Missouri. He was 94 years and 60 days of age at his passing. Gayle was the youngest child of Thomas and Minnie (Glenn)...

Marjorie Baker

Funeral services for 97-year old Osceola resident Marjorie Baker will be held at 10 am Wednesday at the Slade-O’Donnell Funeral Home in Leon. Visitiation will begin at noon on Tuesday at the funeral home, with the family present from 5 to 7 pm. Interment will be in the Van Wert Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established for the Osceola Senior Center. Online condolences may be left at

Pattonsburg Board Approves Softball Cooperative With Winston School District

Pattonsburg School Board members approved the summer projects that are planned for the year during a meeting held Monday night. Those projects will include the repair of elementary playground equipment, power washing the school’s Agriculture Building and Maintenance Barn, installing new cameras inside and outside the building, re-doing the elementary bathrooms, replacing the locker room air conditioners, and paying off the bus loan. The projects will be paid with ESSER III money.

Job Fair Being Held Today in Albany

ALBANY, MO – The Missouri Department of Workforce Development and the Missouri Job Center in Maryville is hosting a job fair at MU Hundley-Whaley in Albany today until 2 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome and employers are ready to hire on-site. Employers represented are:. KAK Industry. Johnson Controls, Inc. GHS...

Darlington Man Arrested, Facing Five Felonies

ALBANY, MO – A Darlington man racked up additional charges after being taken into custody on Monday. The Gentry County Sheriff’s Office reported they took 27-year old James R. Bell into custody on allegations of domestic assault on three separate occasions over a three-day period. Once Bell was placed under arrest officers say he began to resist, to the point that when he was placed in the patrol vehicle, he kicked the door open.