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Kirksville Daily Express & Crier

Strong defense propels Kirksville girls to Macon Tournament title

Behind one of its best defensive showings of the season and a great night of shooting, the Kirksville girls basketball team pounced on Macon in the title game at the 44th annual Macon Invitational Tournament. The Tigers won 57-44 to win the tournament for the first time since 2012. “That’s...
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Ruben Lee Withrow, 73, of Kirksville, Mo., Travis-Noe Funeral Home

Ruben Lee Withrow, 73, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, January 20, 2022 at his home. Born March 26, 1948 in Livonia, Missouri, Ruben was the son of the late Clarence "Leroy" and Nina Bernice (Ray) Withrow. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Marjorie Dean and Dorothy Corneilson, and two brothers, Darl Shrake and Parker Withrow. On June 18, 1973 in Kirksville, Missouri, Ruben was united in marriage to Darlene Vice.
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Linn County Leader

Despite Girls’ Strong Opener, Marceline Quickly Lands In Macon Fifth-Place Games

MACON — It didn’t take long to solidify the final-round status of Marceline High School’s basketball teams in this week’s Macon Invitational Tournament. With only six schools entered, the tourney used a 2-pools, round-robin format for each gender to determine the pairings for the first-, third-, and fifth-place games late in the week.
Newton Daily News

Juanita Ann Rethmeier

Juanita Ann Rethmeier, the daughter of Andrew Albert and Haddie Elizabeth (Wilson) Chitwood, was born on January 18, 1927, in Kirksville, Missouri. She was very proud of her Missourian upbringing. On August 25, 1945, in Des Moines, Iowa, Juanita was united in marriage to Glen Arthur Rethmeier. Juanita worked at...

Panthers boys clip Marceline for consolation at the Macon Tournament

After losing their first two game of the Macon Tournament, 66-43 to 14-1 Kirksville and 53-42 to 11-3 Harrisburg, Centralia put a winning four quarters together tonight at the Macon tournament by beating Marceline 63-41. Centralia led throughout the game; 21-9 in the first, 36-15 at halftime and 52-30 in...

MoDOT looks to put the brakes on human trafficking

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) have teamed up to help fight human trafficking. When asked how MoDOT can help combat human trafficking, MoDOT Deputy Director Ed Hassinger told KTVO the number of employees and areas they work are key factors in spotting potential victims.

How to treat frostbite and hypothermia

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — When the temperature starts to drop and the snow starts to fall, while it may be beautiful, you need to be careful when going outside. Frostbite and hypothermia are extremely dangerous and can cost you limbs, such as fingers or toes, or worse it can be fatal.
Kirksville Daily Express & Crier

Green City boys ride second-half surge to beat Novinger

Green City boys basketball coach Donnie Fields had one challenge for his team at halftime Friday against Novinger. The Wildcats marched into Green City’s gym on homecoming Friday and raced out to a big lead against the 10th-ranked team in Class 1. Novinger was more physical, more aggressive, and the Wildcats pushed a double-digit lead in the second quarter. Those fortunes changed late in the second quarter and even more so later as Green City rode a huge second half to an 80-59 win.

ATSU-ASHS Doctor of Medical Science student elected to state PA officer position

A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) Doctor of Medical Science program student Jessica Grice, PA-C, MMS, class of 2023, is treasurer-elect for the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants’ (NCAPA) 2022-23 term. Grice currently serves as director-at-large on NCAPA’s Board of Directors, is a member of the...

Cristel Joan Hoskinson Mankopf, 91, of Kirksville, Mo., Travis-Noe Funeral Home

Cristel Joan (Hoskinson) Mankopf, 91, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Highland Crest Living in Kirksville. Born May 29, 1930 in Iowa, Cristel was the late daughter of Cyril Baker and Grace Eugina (Robinson) Hoskinson. On July 30, 1947, Cristel was united in marriage to Oscar Eaton Mankopf who preceded her in death on January 25, 1985. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, J.C., Gordon, and Paul Hoskinson.

New Kirksville License Office to open on Valentine's Day

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The new Kirksville License Office is set to open on Valentine's Day. The office will be located at 105 W. Potter Ave. in the Bank of Kirksville Suites strip mall. In mid-December 2021, the state awarded a contract for a new office to Doug and Cheri...

More than 2 dozen vehicles vandalized at Kirksville repair shop

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Over two dozen cars and trucks outside a local car repair shop were vandalized this week. Kirksville police told KTVO that sometime late Monday night or early Tuesday morning at least 27 vehicles in the parking lot behind C&R Automotive and Transmission at 1901 N. Baltimore St. had their windows broken.