Kirksville, MO

Four Arrests Report By Troopers In The Local Counties

Four arrests are reported by State Troopers Saturday in the area counties. In Linn county at about 10:35 am, Troopers arrested 43-year-old Monica Godinez of Chicago for alleged driving while suspended. she was processed and released. At about 7:25 pm in Sullivan County, Troopers arrested 18-year-old Hunter H Sala and...
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3 bridges dedicated to fallen soldiers in Adair, Macon counties

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Three area bridges will be dedicated to soldiers who gave their lives while serving their country. On Saturday, at the Rieger Armory in Kirksville, the Patriot Riders along with Missouri State Representative Chuck Basye unveiled the three signs that will honor three fallen warriors from the area.

Missouri Pony Positive for West Nile Virus

On Sept. 26, an attending veterinarian confirmed an unvaccinated 4-year-old pony gelding in Macon County, Missouri, positive for West Nile virus. He was dull and had asymmetric ataxia (incoordination), proprioceptive deficits (lack of awareness of body position), and strabismus (abnormal eye alignment) beginning on Sept. 21. He did not have a fever. The veterinarian began aggressive treatment, including for equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), within 24 hours of the pony showing clinical signs, and he showed significant improvement within five days. The pony is currently recovering.

Milan Man Arrested

A Milan man was arrested by State Troopers in Sullivan County Thursday afternoon. Thirty-two-year-old Sean L Tinney was arrested at about 3:20 pm for alleged failure to display license plates, no driver’s license, no insurance, no seatbelt, and for failure to register as a sex offender. He was held at the Sullivan County Jail.

A look back in time this weekend at Thousand Hills State Park

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Thousand Hills State Park in Kirksville is hosting a petroglyph tour Saturday at 10 a.m. The tour will consist of park specialists describing what petroglyphs are and why they are important. Following the 15-20 minute lecture on the history and importance of petroglyphs, visitors will be...

Troopers Arrest Three In Area Counties

Three arrests in the area counties are reported by the Missouri Highway Patrol for Wednesday. At about 10:50 am in Sullivan County, Troopers arrested 44-year-old James D Baker of Milan for alleged resisting arrest, no valid license, no insurance, and failure to register. He was also arrested on a warrant for alleged possession of a controlled substance. He was taken to the Sullivan County Jail.

Chillicothe Boys Soccer Falls To Kirksville 4-1

The Chillicothe High School Boys Soccer team dropped their match against Kirksville on Tuesday by a score of 4-1. The Hornets outshot the Tigers 13-12, but it was not enough to come away with the victory. Jackson Reeter scored unassisted for the lone Hornets’ goal of the evening. Duncan Simmons,...

Four people injured after crash at U.S. 63 intersection in Kirksville

KIRKSVILLE, Missouri — A car crash in Kirksville left four people injured Saturday afternoon. It happened around 1:45 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 63 and Illinois Street. A black Chrysler was headed eastbound on Illinois street and failed to yield at the bypass when a black Jeep Cherokee...

Stolen P.C. Mills Park sign among property damage done in Kirksville parks

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Recently, the Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department has noticed some vandalism being done in area parks. This includes the P.C. Mills Park sign going missing. The department asks if you see anyone committing these acts to please contact them at 660-627-1485 or the Kirksville Police Department...

Milan Wildcats crown Homecoming Queen

The Milan C-2 Homecoming Queen was crowned at a pep rally on September 28th. The queen is senior Mercisse Muswamba. Her escort is Nathan Keck. Milan Homecoming activities will continue on September 30th with a parade at 2 pm and a football game against the Gallatin Bulldogs at 7 pm. The 2003-2004 State 1A Champion Dance Team, The Topcats, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during halftime of the game.

Green City Named Purple Heart City

Green City, Missouri was named a Purple Heart City on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. The Ceremony was held at the Green City Hall. “The Mayor and Council members wanted to honor the citizens of Green City who have received the Purple Heart for their contributions and sacrifice to our great nation as well as to all our veterans”, stated City Clerk Rachael Hall.

FCS Donates $10,000 Toward the New Knox County 4-H/FFA Show Barn

FCS Financial Rural Community and Agriculture Foundation gave a $10,000 challenge grant to the Knox County 4-H Program to be used toward the newly constructed 4-H/FFA Show Barn at the Edina City Lake. FCS and Knox County 4-H Council representatives are shown above during the final days of the building project on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at the Edina City Lake. They are (front row/left to right) Sadie Connolly, FCS Assistant Vice President Insurance; Dan Devlin: FCS Financial Board of Director; Chase Brenizer, 4-H Council President; Crystal Murr, 4-H Youth Program Associate, Mike Ellison, 4-H/FFA Fair Board President, (back row) Debbie Ragsdale, FCS Vice President Traditional & Part Time Farmers; Mylie Schupback, FCS Customer Service Representative; Rachel Hudson, FCS Assistant Vice President, Crop Insurance; Kelby Oetting, FCS Vice President Commercial Farmers & Agribusiness; Austin Bailey, FCS Assistant Vice President Commercial Livestock; David Wright, FCS Financial Board of Directors; Cody Moore, 4-H Council/Fair Board voting representative. Photo by Echo Menges.

Lady Hornets Volleyball Beats Kirksville In 4 Sets

The Chillicothe Varsity volleyball team knocked off Kirksville in four sets on Tuesday. They lost set one 25-21, but bounced back to win the next three sets by scores of 25-22, 25-11, and 25-20. Individual Stats:. Anna Fisher – 5 aces. Lyla Beetsma – 12 kills. Ava Leamer...