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Serving the communities of Lewis County, Mo. since 1862 (USPS 088-820) Vol. XL New Series, No. 7 Canton, Mo. 63435 • 28 Pages • 4 Sections • 55 cents


Thursday, February 16, 2012

Local Teams Show Support With Pink, Purple Nights BY RITA COX Reporter

COMMUNITY MEETING SET TO DISCUSS BUILDING Community meeting set to discuss building. A Canton community meeting will be held in a building, which will be the topic of discussion. In a Monday, Feb. 13 email to individuals, the community is invited to the building at 314 Lewis Street, formerly known as the Saturday Store building. The meeting held by the Canton Community Betterment Group, who has inherited possession to the building, will address the possibility of using the building for a community center. The town hall public meeting is Thursday, March 1 at 7 p.m. at the building. The email said people who feel the project is “doable” should come and show support and help prepare a plan of execution. Without such a plan, the building may be sold on an on-line auction in April.

Highland High School cheerleaders form the familiar breast cancer awareness ribbon with their pom pons during pink night held during the varsity basketball games on Feb. 6. Canton High School held purple night Feb. 10 for cancer awareness. The two schools had fundraisers and sold t-shirts to support cancer awareness. This is an annual event for both schools, and the community has always shown their support with these events. Highland and Canton fans wore various shades of pink and purple, and the Highland basketball team wore pink uniforms during their game Tuesday night. Look for more photos from Highland Pink Night in this edition of the PressNews Journal.

Highland cheerleaders perform during Pink Night.

Photo by Sabrina Sparks,



Canton boy Scouts will again be “Souting for Food” March 3. They will collect non-perishables placed at front doors by door hangers. Te4h foood collected will got to a local food pantry. Food bins will be set up at Orschelns, County Market, and Dollar General from 9-11 a.m. Feb. 25 and March 3.

Photo by Dan Steinbeck

Donald Goodwin, Canton, removes the snow from the windshield of his car Monday afternoon.

MINOR INJURIES REPORTED IN ONEVEHICLE ACCIDENT One person had apparently slight injuries in a one-vehicle weather-related accident in Lewis County Feb. 8. Brandon M. Dean, 23, Canton, was taken to Blessing Hospital by Lewis County ambulance with apparently minor injuries. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Dean was northbound on U.S. 61 three miles south of LaGrange, when his 1999 Chevrolet slide off the east side of the road and overturned at 12:30 a.m. The vehicle was totaled. Also assisting the Patrol were LaGrange Police, LaGrange Fire and Rescue, and Roberts Garage.


A major crude oil pipeline has Lewis County as part of its proposed route. Enbridge has announced the construction of a nearly 600 mile line connecting current facilities in Flanagan, Illinois to Cushing, Oklahoma. The company calls it the Flanagan South project. Company spokesman Kevin O’Connor said the “open season” ended Friday, Feb. 10. This is when shippers say how much they’ll use

the line. O’Connor said Enbridge is negotiating with the shippers, and therefore, it’s not immediately known the capacity of the line. O‘Connor said the pipeline would be 30 inches in diameter, and would be roughly five to six miles in length from Illinois to the exit into Marion County. He said landowners and elected officials have been contacted, and in March, property owners will be contacted again for permission to allow survey teams onto the properties. The pipeline would be

south and east of the Wakonda State Park, and would be south of 280th Street in Lewis County. He said pipelines are typically buries three to four feet from the ground surface to the pipe. “We’re looking to follow a current Spearhead Oil pipeline built in 1952 by the Sinclair Company. Enbridge bought 90 percent of that in 2003, and the rest of it from BP in 2005,’ O’Connor said. The project, while it includes new pipelines, does not include new sources for the oil. The oil to be pumped

through the lines would come from existing facilities in North Dakota, Montana, and in the oil sands of Alberta, Canada. O’Connor said it is likely other lines will be built from Cushing to refineries in southern states, where it would likely be exported. After the contracts are worked out with shippers, then Enbridge would begin contacting permit agencies. Construction likely will not start until mid 2013, and the project is expected to be complete by mid 2014.


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Eat...Drink...Ride! New Business Opens In Canton BY RITA COX Reporter

a full menu. Breakfast is served beginning at 6 a.m. Daily lunch specials are 573-288-5668 The Buckin’ Bull Sa- offered along with a wide loon recently opened for variety of menu choicPeriodicals Postage paid at Canton, Mo. 63435 business in downtown es including appetizers, Postmaster: Send address changes to Canton at 306 Lewis steaks, fish, sandwiches, Press-News Journal 410 S Fourth Street, P.O. Box 227 Street. The restaurant and salads, etc. . The front secCanton, Missouri 63435 bar has a unique feature, tion is a restaurant type atPaula Christner, Publisher not found anywhere else mosphere and is also nonDan Steinbeck, Editor in the tri-state area, cus- smoking. Diners will be Vicki Stiffey * Karin Althoff Rita Cox * Tej Ghosh tomers can ride a mechan- served in both areas and Allen Searson * Brianna Bartlett ical bull. bar drinks are also availAdvertising Representative Owners Ron and Tami able in both areas. Cathy MISSOURI PRESS SERVICE, INC McCullough wanted to Lewis is the restaurant Columbia, Mo. bring to Canton something manager and several of the different that would attract employees from the Camo customers from all over Cafe have begun working the area as well as being at the Buckin’ Bull. a fun spot for local resiFor those with a hearty dents. Ron McCullough appetite, the Challenge has always wanted to own Burger is a three pound Subscriptions Rate a bar and Tami liked the ground chuck patty served In Lewis Co.- One year - $27.00 Six months - $17.00 movie Urban Cowboy, with eight slices of cheese, Photo by Rita Cox In Knox, Marion, Shelby and Clark that features a mechani- lettuce, tomato, onions and Co. - One year - $35.00 cal bull, so they decided pickles, on a ten inch bun A new attraction to Canton is a mechanical bull at the Buckin’ Bull. Customers Rest of United States One year - $45.00 to add the feature to their that is surrounded by three can try their luck riding the bull and having fun. Six months - $35.00 business. pounds of fries. If a perAdvertising Rate The building was com- son can eat the Challenge to prepare the burger. Classified Advertising The nightclub area feapletely gutted and remod- Burger plate within thirty Per word - $0.25 tures a large cedar bar, eled and the new business Min., 10 words - $2.50 minutes, it’s free, and their Display Classified is decorated in a western photo with be posted on Amish made wooden Column inch - $4.75 theme. The restaurant of- the wall. The restaurant tables and seating, sevCard of Thanks, Min. - $3.00 fers home cooking with needs about an hour notice eral flat screen TVs, and every Friday night the mechanical bull is available for customers to ride. The bull is surrounded by a 16 x 16 foot, three foot high inflatable area. Riders can try their skills, from the novice level to the professional level. The extremely realistic bull has real cowhide and leather saddle area. The bull is designed for safety, with rubber horns and the head pointed down to prevent injuries. An operator starts and stops the rides and all rides are monitored by the operator. Another fun game is the boxing machine which measures strength. Several fun events are planned, including pay per view events. Wednesdays will feature karaoke, this Thursday ladies ride the bull for free and Saturday night a Mardi Gras party will have beads and a costume contest. The McCulloughs also own the Cowboy Gun Supply Co. Their combined family includes three children. Ron has been in the trucking business for over 20 years and has his own trucking company. Tami Photo by Rita Cox recently left her position as bookkeeper at County Above: Lisa Childress prepares to hand out food to Market to focus on the customers at the Buckin’ Bull. The new business Buckin’ Bull, but she will offers a wide variety of menu items with breakfast, Lewis/Marion Counties still fill in at County Mar- lunch and dinner. Breakfast serving starts at 6 a.m. and daily lunch specials are offered. ket when needed. The owners and the staff at the Buckin’ Bull Mark Wolf takes a shot on the mechanical A S S O C I A T I O N invite everyone to come Below: bull. The mechanical bull is only one of the features and experience the new that the Buckin’ Bull will offer. The business plans Local Youth Scholarship & Leadership Program Fundraiser attraction in Canton and to have pay-per-view events, karaoke, and other look forward to serving special events. the community. The phone number is (573) 288BULL.

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Presidential Preference Primary not well attended in Missouri BY DAN STEINBECK Editor

A paltry 8.4 of the registered voters in Lewis County participated in last week’s presidential preference primary. It should be of little surprise the largest percentage of voters came from the Labelle area, which also had a $2.5 million water and sewer bond issue on the ballot. Of the 6,528 registered County voters, 553 went to the polls. The low turnout is due in part to Missouri’s election being non-binding as far as Missouri party convention delegates. Of the 550 registered LaBelle voters, 145 voted in the election, or 26.3 percent. LaGrange/Maywood had the lowest voter turnout with 1,380 registered voters and 76 (or 5.5

percent) voting. That issue passed 74-56. Statewide, the trends mirrored Lewis County’s with 7.98 percent of the voters going to the polls for a total of 326,274 votes were cast for one of the 15 listed presidential candidates in four party choices. Republican Rick Santorum carried every Missouri County on the Republican side of 10 candidates and had 136,988 55.2 percent of the Republican vote. Democrat incumbent Barrack Obama had 64,388 votes (or 88.3 percent of the Democrat votes). Obama also carried all Missouri counties. The lone Libertarian candidate James Ogle carried about half the state for his party with 508 votes. The other 456 Libertarian votes were for “uncommitted� delegates.

Lewis County Lady Landowner Workshop to be held University of Missouri Extension and the Lewis County Soil and Water Conservation District would like to invite all women landowners to the Lady Landowner Workshop on March 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm at the Monticello United Methodist Church. The agency recognizes that the number of women helping in the management of land in Northeast Missouri is a growing number. Topics to be presented include: NRCS and Farm Service Agency programs, Farm Leases and Rental Rates, and Equitable Ways To Transfer Non-titled Property in Families. There is a no cost to attend and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by March 9. Interested persons may call 573-7675273.

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LOCAL NEWS Redmon meets with County Commissioners



By Chris Stuckenschneider hneeider

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Submitted Photo Lewis County Commissioners attended training in Jefferson City recently. Pictured are (l. to r.) Rep. Craig Redmon, Commissioners John Campen, Fid Murphy and Jesse Roberts.

Representative Craig Redmon met with County Commissioners last week to discuss issues affecting Northeast Missouri. The county commissioners were in Jefferson City for annual training. During their time in the capitol,

Rep. Redmon addressed some of their concerns about proposed legislation. Much of this legislation deals with county regulation and law enforcement. The representative always enjoys visiting with county officials from in the dis-

trict and does his best to address their concerns as quickly as possible. He values their input because they provide him with useful information regarding issues within the district.


C-SC Dome Makeover nominations being accepted Culver-Stockton College is pleased to announce Extreme Dome Makeover (EDM) 3 is scheduled for Aug. 18. Once again, the college will collaborate with the Canton community to complete exterior makeovers for city projects and residents’ homes. The emphasis of the EDM is to recognize deserving members of the community who have demonstrated qualities of good faith and human spirit despite personal limitations or hardships. The college encourages members of the surrounding community to nominate, donate and participate in this transfor-

mative community service event. Nomination forms can be picked up at Canton City Hall, participating churches, and online at Nominations for sponsored projects (labor and materials) will be accepted through March 1 or until qualifying homes are identified. Nominations for labor-only projects (materials not included) will be accepted through March 31. Community members are encouraged to participate by helping other community members with work around their exterior home and yard.

Additional volunteers and donated supplies are also welcome. Building materials, supplies, refreshments and food for our volunteers are greatly needed. All donations can be made through the C-SC Advancement Office c/o Extreme Dome Makeover or at participating churches. Volunteer or sponsorship inquiries can be emailed to Dr. Jay Hoffman at The 2011 Extreme Dome Makeover recipients include, Bobby and Connie Brundza, Kim and Sharon Lambert, Dan and Carla Stienbeck, and Sharon Slater.

LaGrange Youth Center “Why You Should Not Do Drugs” Event The LaGrange Community Youth center will be holding their annual “Why You Should Not Use Drugs” program on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 2-4 p.m. This year the speakers are people that have gone through drug abuse themselves. They will be giving their personal testimonies. It will be a great program and all are encouraged to attend. It is very important for the adults of the community to come and learn as much as possible about street drugs. Education can help to protect families and communities from these addic-

tive and dangerous drugs. There will be people at the event that will answer any questions asked. The LaGrange Youth Center also offers three weekly NA meetings for those wanting to learn to make better choices and lives for themselves and their families. It is a great supportive group of people that do understand what addiction is and what it does. There will be pizza following the program. Goody bags will be given out to the youth that attend.

Modern treasure hunters are coming to Canton The Treasure Hunters Roadshow will be in Canton Feb. 21-25. Specialists are on a world-wide treasure hunt and will be digging in Canton for five days. During this free event, residents are expected to bring in their rare and unusual collectibles. People may talk to world-renowned antique and collectible representatives art no charge. Canton is the next stop on THR’s Treasure Hunters Roadshow world-wide tour. During this event at the Comfort

Inn, specialists hope to see items such as: coins and paper currency issued prior to 1970, toys, dolls, trains, vintage jewelry, war memorabilia, gold and silver jewelry, costume jewelry, advertising memorabilia, swords, knives, daggers, and the unusual! The treasure hunters make offers based on rarity, collectability, condition and market value. THR’s Treasure Hunters Roadshow also purchases gold items too, including mismatched earrings, broken necklaces or costume jewelry. They will be at the Comfort Inn from 9-6 Feb 21-24 and 9-4 on Feb. 25.

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Monday is a holiday Monday, Feb. 20 is a holiday. The U.S. Postal Service, banks, and government offices are closed for the President’s Day. Canton and Lewis County C-1 Schools are

closed Monday. The Press-News Journal is open and will run a normal Monday 10 a.m. deadline day, but mailed items need to be sent earlier.

Irish Road Bowling Event To Be Held

Photo by Rita Cox

The Lewistown Vikings held a Putt Putt Golf Tournament to support their efforts of promoting Pride In Our Community. The event was held Feb. 11. Miniature golf holes were set up at various locations around Lewis County, and teams of four traveled to each business to play their hole. ABOVE - The Riverhouse Bar and Grill in LaGrange had a miniature golf course resembling an “R” for Riverhouse. The hole featured PVC pipe and a sand trap. Twenty-seven teams participated with the last hole at the Hard Tellin’ Bar and Grill near Ewing.

Annual United Way of Permit required for Entrances Driveway work Adams County Meeting and Spring is just around the corner, and construction and The United Way of Adams County will be holding their 75th annual meeting on Feb. 16. The meeting will start with social time at 5:15 p.m. and at 6 p.m. the annual meeting and volunteer recognition will begin. This event will take place at the Town and Country Inn, 110 N 54th St., Quincy, Ill. The United Way annual meeting recognizes the accomplishments of the many business, partner organizations and volunteers who have supported United Way in the past year. The meeting is also a platform to recognize retiring board members and introduce new board members.

digging projects will soon be underway. “If you’re intending to pave or construct a driveway entering onto a state highway, you must obtain a permit,” said Brian Untiedt, MoDOT Traffic Operations Engineer. This permit is free, but is mandated by a state law for any construction done on state highway rightof-way.” Before starting any work you must obtain an application for a permit. The permit can be downloaded at or can be requested by mail. For more information call toll free at 1-888-ASK MoDOT (275-6636).

In addition to the special cancellation stamp and the Shrine of Saint Patrick, visitors will find a new event in St. Patrick this year - Irish Road Bowling. Irish Road Bowling is an ancient game, played for more than 300 years in County Armagh in Northern Ireland and in County Cork in Southern Ireland. The best description of game is that it is like golfing with a cannonball and a good sense of humor. Irish Road Bowling consists of a ball, called a “bowl.” It is made out of steel and weighs 28 ounces, heavy enough to pick up speed yet small enough for any person to handle. Teams of four compete, taking turns throwing the bowl as far as they can to get it across the finish line. Scored like golf, the fewest number of shots from the start to the finish line wins. Teammates not throwing at the time go 20-30 yards down the road

to mark the desired path of the bowl. They stand like human croquet wickets, feet apart, straddling the perfect path to be taken to achieve maximum distance. The game will take place on Highway 81 South, south of the St. Patrick city limits. Teams of four people should register by sending an email to with names and contact information by Monday, March 5. All participants must be 21 years of age or older and participants and spectators are encouraged to dress in spring regalia and Irish green. Teams will be provided with all essential equipment which includes the bowl, scorecard, and chalk. There is a fee to participate. Participants are welcome to bring their own rolling coolers and beverages. A maximum of 20 teams can participate. For more information, call 217-242-5593.

Phone Problems Create Issues The Press-News Journal experienced communication problems at the first of the week. The main phone line and the fax number were at various times not working, making it difficult

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The Long-Range Forecast, According to Rodents BY DAN STEINBECK EDITOR

It’s been almost two weeks since that weather prognosticator Punxsutawney Phil, saw his shadow and there by predicted the NFL season was almost over. (The groundhog didn’t fare well on picking the Super Bowl winner, however, as he went for the Kansas City Chiefs.) Although Phil has better public relations than his furry cohorts, there are a bunch of them in North America, per Wikipedia. Phil, a Pennsylvania native, has agreement from other groundhogs, according to Wikipedia (states are in parenthesis): Sir Walter Wally, (NC); Balzac Billy - Alberta, Calgary, Canada; Western Maryland Murray (MD); Grady the Groundhog (NC); Queen Charlotte (NC); Uni (PA); Mount Joy Minnie (PA): Fred (Quebec, Canada); and Malverne (NY) Mel. Like a church meeting or political gathering, there is always another opinion. These following groundhogs predict an early spring: Staten Island (NY) Chuck - (a.k.a. Charles G. Hogg); General Beauregard Lee (GA); Wiarton Willie (Ontario, Canada); Buckeye Chuck (OH); Nibbles (NC); Mortimer (NC); Chattanooga (TN) Chuck; Patty Pagoda (PA); French Creek (WV) Freddie; Woodstock (IL) Willie; Lawrenceville (PA) Lucy; Stormy Marmot (CO); Smith Lake Jake (AL); Sir Thomas Hastings (NE); Sutton Sammy - Sutton, Ontario Canada; Gus (GA); Octoraro Orphie (PA); Dunkirk (NY) Dave; Chuckles (CT); Wynter the Groundhog (WI); Dover (PA)

STEINBECK Doug; Susquehanna Sherman (PA); Poor Richard (PA); Jimmy the Groundhog (WI); Holtsville (NY) Hal; Shubernacadie (Nova Scotia ) Sam. The differences can’t just be geographic. Let’s look at the options again: it’s either six more weeks of winter weather, or spring is right around the corner, say, perhaps six weeks away. If any of these guys are right, the Weather Channel staff may start getting nervous. Of course by picking two general options, one side will be right. Many people will depend on prognosticator Wall Calendar to tell them the start of spring. What do the rodents do for the other seasons change? All this tells us one thing. During winter, there are a lot of people (and groundhogs), which have a bad case of cabin fever. You may be wondering about the Lewis County groundhog “Farm Fresh.” Unfortunately, his career was cut short when he ended up starring in a recent sausage and pancake event.


CAJUN SPICED PORK CHOPS 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon rubbed dried sage leaves 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 center cut pork chops Directions Mix paprika, cumin, black pepper, cayenne pepper, sage, and garlic salt on a plate. Liberally coat each pork chop with the spice mixture. Heat olive oil and several pumps of non-stick, butter-flavored spray in a large skillet over high heat. Place pork chops in the skillet, reducing heat to medium. Cook until the pork is no longer pink in the center, 8 to 10 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

MELT IN YOUR MOUTH PECAN ROLLS 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/4 cup corn syrup 2 (8 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent rolls 2/3 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup. Spread in two greased 8-in. square baking pans; set aside. Unroll each tube of crescent roll dough into a rectangle; seal seams and perforations. Combine pecans, sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over dough. Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; seal edge. Cut each roll into 16 slices. Place cut side down in prepared pans. Bake at 375 degrees F for 13-17 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pans for 1 minute before inverting onto serving plates.

Submitted Photo The Lewis County Courthouse in Monticello as shown in the 1930’s. Monticello resident Burrell Smith shares his memories of Monticello on pages 6A and 7A.


BACKWARD GLANCES From the pages of early Lewis County newspapers 25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal Feb. 12, 1987 A fund drive started by the Lewis County Extension Council has raised $900 as of Tuesday morning, and received several verbal commitments. According to Barry Link of the Extension Service, residents have until March 31 to contribute to the fund-raiser for the Extension Service. At a student assembly in Canton, multiple issues were discussed by three legislators: U.S. Congressman Harold Volkmer, State Senator Norma Merrell, and State Representative Steve Waters. Some of the issues discussed were the clean water bill, drinking and driving, a highway bill, and varied student questions. 45 Years Ago The Press-News Journal Feb. 16, 1967 The William A. Herington Memorial Lounge will be dedicated before the 8 p.m. game with Drury College Friday. The lounge honors the former Wildcat coach who died before the opening of the 1965-66 season. 50 Years Ago The Press-News Journal Feb. 15, 1962 Turner Rogers, Heart Fund Campaign Chairman of Lewis County, today announced the organization for conducting this year’s drive throughout the county was nearly complete. Mr. Rogers emphasized the high point of the February Heart Fund Campaign would be Heart Sunday, Feb. 25, when scores of volunteers will conduct a

door-to-door collection. Gary D. Price, 20, a Hannibal student at Culver-Stockton College, was pronounced dead on arrival at Blessing Hospital in Quincy last Thursday. Price collapsed in the college swimming pool Thursday and was taken to the Blessing Hospital when he failed to respond to artificial respiration and oxygen administered by college personnel. An autopsy revealed that Price had died of pneumonia caused by an upper respiratory virus infection. No water was found in Price’s lungs and his heart was not involved, the coroner said. A telegram from Representative Clarence Cannon has given notification that work will be started on the government levee early in April, but it will take approximately two years to complete. The telegram reads, “Invitations will be issued by the U.S. Engineers District at Rock Island, Ill., about Feb. 20 for a flood control project of the Mississippi river at Canton. Bids scheduled to be opened about March 22. Work to be started within 15 days after receipt of notice to proceed and completed by June 30, 1964. The approximate value of proposed construction is one million dollars.” 75 Years Ago The Press-News Journal Feb. 18, 1937 The merchants and professional firms stunt show, given as a Chamber of Commerce benefit Friday night, was much appreciated as an entertainment by those present. Bank of Canton is putting in a new Burrough’s bookkeeping machine that is a marvel of ingenuity. The machine counts total checks, keeps list of outof-town checks, lists individual amounts of checks, proves itself, and does about everything with checks. Yet the hand of man must start it on its way. The condition of the filter plant of the town water works is such that we advise people of Canton as a

precautionary measure to with Mrs. Frank Job unboil their drinking water. til her sister’s family is For some time tests have through with the fever. not been approved. It is 105 Years Ago hoped the new plant will The Lewis County be completed before the Journal old one gives away. Feb. 22, 1907 85 Years Ago This session of congress The Lewis County will exceed in appropriaJournal tions any previous ConFeb. 18, 1927 gress in the history of this R.L. West of Monticel- country by $100,000,000. lo, district manager of Il- It is predicted this will linois Life Insurance Co., be a billion dollar seshas transferred his office sion, the first in history. from Monticello to QuinThe first marble game cy. Mr. West was in hard for 1907 to be played at luck one day the past week this place was “called” when attempting to reach Sunday immediately afQuincy for a morning en- ter three Sunday schools gagement. He drove to had dismissed. There was Taylor but found the Tay- a large attendance, the lor-Quincy road impas- game being played on sible. Comforting himself Main Street, between the with the thought he could court house and Woodat least go down by train, worth’s store. The weather he returned to LaGrange, has been very favorable only to find that No. 12 so far this week and the was four hours late. Mak- excitement as to who ing one more effort, he left is champion continues, for Taylor to catch the OK though “Jeppy” Million train but his car became is said to be leading with mired in the mud this side his father a close second. of Taylor and there he sat At a meeting of the stockand watched the train go holders of the Citizen’s by while waiting his turn Telephone Company held to be pulled out of the at the court house Feb. 16 mud. a committee of five was selected to meet with a 95 Years Ago committee of five from the The Lewis County N.E. Missouri Telephone Journal Company in Monticello Feb. 16, 1917 Feb. 28, to see if an agreement can be reached by Dr. Ray Mercer real- which the two companies ized nearly $2.65 each can consolidate or merge. for 21 full-blooded Buff Orphington capons which 125 Years Ago he shipped to New York. The Lewis County Constantz and Hils also Journal made a shipment of birds Feb. 18, 1887 a little light in weight which averaged them Chas. P. Lower of a little over $2 each. Maywood has received LaGrange will have a $2,168.67 back pension, new “boat house” at the a very nice haul at this wharf this spring if the time of scarcity of money. Carnival City Packet Co., Scarlet fever has browhich operated the White ken up the Lay school Collar Line steamers, car- near Gilead and the Tayries out its present plans. lor school near Maywood. The old warehouse is beThe West Quincy Turning torn down by Cloud pike sold at public auction Rice who purchased it Monday and was purfrom the Streckfus Com- chased for $800 by Capt. pany, successor to the Frank Sherman, who also Diamond Jo Company. purchased 60 acres of Miss Esther Batschlet land surrounding the ferry began her school again landing on the Missouri last week after the scarlet side. fever scare was over and is now making her home

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Recollections Of The Past Burrell Smith, a Monticello native, reflects on the changes that he has seen in his 90 plus years of Lewis County life.


Burrell Smith is a Lewis County treasure. He is a man who has served his country and takes pride in his community. In his ninety plus years he has seen the whole world change. He can drive around Monticello and remember places and friends that are long gone. The precious memories are always with him and he will gladly share his

recollections. He grew up in a time that no longer exists. Imagine standing on the streets of Monticello in the 1920s and 30s. The courthouse stands proudly in the middle of town. There are few cars, most people travel by horse and buggy. There are no cell phones, televisions or computers. Everyone knows their neighbor. The town is a busy place. It is a strong community with churches that are full on Sunday and happy chil-

dren attend the Monticello School. The Monticello native was born in May of 1918 and still resides in the small town. He is a WWII veteran, was one of the first linemen for Lewis County Rural Electric Cooperative, a businessman, mayor, lodge member, volunteer, lover of old cars. He is a devoted family man, community leader, friend and a Christian. With a mind like a history book, he was willing to share some of his recollections of Monticello back in the day. He is the son of George and Elizabeth Amanda Smith. His father was from Scotland County and his mother from Lewis County. His father was sheriff of Lewis County from 1920-1924 and 1928-1932, in those days a sheriff couldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t serve consecutive terms. They lived in the same building that housed the jail, and his mother would cook the meals for anyone incarcerated. Berle would visit with the prisoners. Inmates were usually someone they knew and the crimes were usually

for chicken stealing, moon shining and things of that nature. At times they might have six or eight prisoners. Inmates in jail could become trustees and were expected to work on a farm. Berle was a little reluctant to share the fact that a trustee taught him how to drive and he has been driving ever since. He was about 12 or 13 years old at the time. One of his first jobs around the age of 14 was driving the county assessor, Johnny Johnson, around the county to peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s property. At that time the assessor

would have to go to a personâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s property to do the assessment. Johnson didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t drive and he hired Smith to take him around. A drivers license was not needed back then, if you could reach the pedals and steer, you were able to drive on the road. He recalls Johnson being a good judge of horses and the process of going to all the properties would take three or four months. Monticello in the early 1930s was a small thriving town. As the county seat, the courthouse was a place of activity. Smith remem-

bers a chain all around the courthouse used to tie the horses up while people conducted business. Some days there would be over fifty horses hitched up. Along with the courthouse, the town consisted of two restaurants, two grocery stores, two feed stores, a garage, mill, three hotels, school, post office, doctorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office, law offices, barber shop and a bank, which was the Monticello Trust Company, still doing business today as the Bank Story continued on Page 7A.

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Recollections Of The Past: of Monticello. Besides all the town folk, people would come in from the country to do their trading, bringing their eggs and cream, and conduct business with the local merchants. Everyone knew each other so doing business in town was a social event. He remembers the town showing outside movies in a vacant lot near the courthouse. A big treat for him was when the family traveled to Quincy, driving across the railroad bridge, because it was the only bridge, the Quincy Memorial Bridge hadn’t been built yet. The family went to a movie, at the Washington Theatre and although he doesn’t remember the name of the film, he does remember the star was Al Jolson and it was the first “talkie” he saw and he thought it was just great. He does remember the sound not matching up with the star’s lip movements. His brother-in-law, Roy Keller, who married his sister Alma, was a World War I vet who brought back a Missouri Army Saddle Mule bank to young Burrell. He would save his pennies and fill the bank and then go to the Monticello Trust Company. Barely reaching the counter, he would deposit the money. Keller was one of 18 men in the first class for the Missouri Highway Patrol. The town population was made up of many

good people. Several were colorful characters. The local barber was Raymond Orrcull. When a strange car came into town, the barber would immediately stop doing a shave or a haircut on someone and run outside to look at the car. Tom Johnson was a lawyer. Prosecuting attorney was Walter Hilbert. The doctor was Dr. Marchand. The Lindell Hotel stood where the Bank of Monticello is located today. Smith recalled a comical scene in town. Tude Selby was a local black man who lived in a house that was part log cabin. Tude would go to the local restaurants and pick up their waste to slop his hogs. Tude and Hilbert would put on an act every time they met in the street of circling each other and pretending like they were going to fight. Mrs. Legg was a nice older lady who wrote articles for the newspaper about daily life in Monticello. Sty and Hocker Breeding were good ole boys who were local handymen. Chick Dickson was deputy sheriff and also custodian at the courthouse. There once was an opera house that was later used as an ice house, men would cut ice from the nearby creek and kept the ice cold by layering sawdust between the cut blocks. The old Caldwell mill was located north of town and farmers would bring their grain to the mill by horse and wagon.

The Masonic Lodge 58 AF&AM still stands prominently in town and has a rich history of its own. Smith has been an active member for over 70 years, holding every office through the years, and was secretary for 20 years. Dues were three or four dollars in his first years, and some members would bring loads of wood to trade for dues fees. The lodge would and still does help people who have fell on hard times, mainly women and orphans. He comments that it is a very good organization. Just a few of the many members over the years included Farron Jenkins, Jake Hetzler, Alec Leslie, T.R. Legg. There was a larger population of African Americans living in Monticello back then. Most of the men would work as farm hands and the women would mainly do domestic help. Goldie Buckner worked for his mother and helped take care of the large family. The small community had four churches, Baptist, Methodist, Christian and a church which black people attended. The Christian Church in Monticello was where in early life he attended Sunday School and Church and continued to be a member until low membership forced him to close the church. With great sadness, he says it was one of the hardest things he ever had to do was closing the church

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Monticello Yesterday and Today: Burrell Smith has seen many changes in Monticello in the last century. In the top photo, many businesses were present. Smith’s mother owned the car in the foreground, a 1937 Pontiac. Walking down the street from left to right are a grocery store, next is a little lunch cart that held sandwiches, soups and pies, a feed store, the Monticello Trust Company which does business today as the Bank of Monticello; a barber shop, post office and a lawyer’s office. The bottom photo shows the same street as it looks today.

that he had grown up in. He currently attends the Methodist Church in Monticello and goes every Sunday and is always dressed in a suit and tie. In the 1920s and 30s, hard times had fell across America, but Smith said his family always had plenty to eat, because they raised their own food. His mother always had a garden and they raised hogs and chickens. He said at the time he didn’t really realize what poor conditions were, everyone was having hard times, that’s just the way it was. As common in those days, he had many siblings. Burrell is the youngest of six sisters and one brother, but he says he doesn’t remember ever wanting or needing anything. The fair grounds were east of Monticello. The event always drew large crowds and everyone dressed up to go to the fair. It was a fun social occasion and there was a large amphitheater. People came to view the livestock, especially the saddle horses. Smith was proud to show his pony, Prince. Prince was black with four white feet. The ladies would show off their flowers and quilts and of course their canning, gardening and cooking skills. Smith attended Monticello High School, which was located where the ASC Office now stands. He became the bus driver at an early age and needed a chauffeurs license so they had him write down that he was 18 instead of 17. Some of the children he drove to school were Norman Merrell, who would later become a senator, Donnie, Delorus and Jimmy Burke, Russell Heindselman, Winston Little and Paul and Lucretia Hinton. His first Model A Ford bus held eight to ten kids and he later bought a bus for less than a thousand dollars that held 21 children. The high school closed in 1946 and the grade school continued until 1970. He purchased the filling station in 1937, operating it until he went into the service. This was a full service gas station, as most were in those days. When you pulled up to the pump, Burrell would pump the

gas, check the oil, fill the radiator, and wash all the windows. Gas was twelve cents a gallon, cigarettes were four cents a pack. The soda machine had to be cleaned every night, because during the delivery the bottles would get very dusty because the delivery trucks weren’t enclosed as they are now and the condensation in the soda machine would make the dust turn into mud and make the machine a mess. Soda came in glass bottles and there were only a couple of choices, no diet, mainly just plain Coke or Pepsi. A bottle of ice cold soda would cost a nickel. The station was open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and if someone came in after hours there was a call button. Burrell lived next to the station and if a customer came in the middle of the night he would get dressed and go over to serve the person. One night, this ole boy pulled up, and Burrell got dressed and went to help him. He wouldn’t say who the guy was, but he said he was known around town for being a little tight with his money. The man was driving a cattle truck, full of cattle and when Burrell gets there he asks him to check his tires. The man had a lantern between his feet for heat. Smith checked the four tires and told the man he was done, the guy rolled the window down an inch or two and said “Did you get the spare? So Burrell crawled underneath the truck, full of cattle and their waste dripping down on him, checked the spare, and when he was done the man drove off without a thank you or acknowledgment. This was a rare incident, as Smith says most people were friendly and courteous. He made a lot of friends and was a trusted businessman. He sold the station after seven years and went into the service. He was in the Army, attached to the Air Force, during World War II. Returning from the war, he started working for REC, (Rural Electric Cooperative) in December of 1945 and continued until retiring in September 1980. He said one of his greatest pleasures was

seeing people turning on a lamp in their home after he had brought electricity to them. He attends gatherings with other retired REC workers. REC will celebrate their 75 year anniversary in 2012. He was on the Monticello town board for over 40 years, serving as mayor several times. He is a member of the American Legion in Lewistown and has always been a proud supporter of his community. He has been involved in several organization throughout his life. He married Ruth Adams on Oct. 12, 1939. They had two children, Bill and Ruth Ann, four grandchildren, eight greatgrandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Smith was always interested in cars and is known around the community for his Model T. He has restored seven Model T cars and currently has one that he has owned for fortyfive years and can be seen driving around town and in local parades. He and Ruth went on over twenty national tours in their old cars, each 500 miles, and made many, many friends. They enjoyed their time traveling around the country. Sadly, his wife passed away in 1998. Burrell visits the Monticello Cemetery everyday. Smith has a good memory and has many pictures of Monticello that show places that no longer exist. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and recollections of days gone by. He likes to read and is very interested in history. He has experienced more changes in technology than most people can ever imagine. He was born at a time when horses were used more than cars and today, thanks to a grandson, he can use a computer. He is a proud father and grandfather. His love for his family, his country and his community is very evident. Future editions of the Press-News Journal will feature more of his incredible stories about Monticello, his work as a lineman for REC, his old cars and his WWII service and any other stories he wants to share.

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LOCAL NEWS Cub Scouts visit Press-News Journal

Highland Junior High Quiz Bowl News

Photo by Dan Steinbeck

The winner of the color contest is 8 year old Joshua Martin.

(Above) The Canton Cub Scout group visited Press-News Journal on Tuesday, February 7, to learn how a newspaper office works. The visit to this and other businesses in the area will earn the Cubs a new badge. Scouts listened to Tej Gosh and Karin Althoff while working on a PNJ coloring page. Pictured from left to right are Owen Holloway, Matthew Barry, Austin Nunley, Joshua Martin, Jakob Griggs, George Parmenter-Davis, Clayton Covert, and Logan Covert (Bear Scout) with their finished page.

Bluebird House builders

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Highland Junior High Quiz Bowl Team: (front row) Raven Hendrian, Autumn Westhoff, Taylor Gonnerman, Emily Kaylor; (back row) Kate Heimonen, Collin Felter, Coach Jan Little, and Catherine Smith.

On Feb. 4, the junior high quiz bowl players from Highland Junior high competed in the North Shelby Junior High Academic Tournament. Twenty-two teams from the area brought seventh and eighth grade level teams. Highland’s eighth grade team of Captain Collin Felter, Kate Heimonen, and Raven Hendrian defeated teams from Scotland County, North Shelby, and Brookfield in the morning rounds to advance to the semi-finals. During the afternoon rounds, they won over Knox County and South Shelby but fell to Clark County, earning a fourth place for the day.

The seventh grade team of Captain Emily Kaylor, Catherine Smith, Taylor Gonnerman, and Autumn Westhoff out scored the teams from Brookfield, Monroe City, and Palmyra to advance to the finals earning a third place trophy and individual medals. Collin Felter, Emily Kaylor, and Catherine Smith were named to the area AllStar team for their individual high averages. Junior High Quiz Bowl is coached by Jan Little. The next two tournaments are the South Shelby Tournament on Feb. 24 and the Knox County Tournament on March 2.

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(Left) Mrs. Stow’s first grade students at Highland Elementary School enjoyed building bluebird houses with their dads under the supervision of Russell Heindselman. Mr. Heindselman of LaGrange is a special speaker and supporter of the Lewis Co. C-1 schools. He is a visitor to Mrs. Stow’s class each year.

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Photo by Rita Cox

LEFT - Colten Jett shows his team spirit with face painting. ABOVE - Highland High School Cheerleaders sported pink shirts and pom pons at the Highland varsity baskteball game held Feb. 7. Supporters were encouraged to wear pink for breast cancer awareness.

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Team Spirit - Not Just For Girls BY RITA COX Reporter

The Highland High School cheerleading squad has added two male members this year. Ty Clay and Kyle Snyder, both sophomores, are members of the varsity cheerleading squad. As most squads are usually made up of girls, this has been a new and exciting way to show school spirit. Heather Mears, cheerleading coach, said the young men tried out for the team last year and she said at first she was a little hesitant, and didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if they would put forth the effort and dedication needed, but told them to show up for practice and it would be on a trial basis. The boys told her that they wanted to stay active during an off season and since neither of them plays basketball, they wanted to try cheerleading for the athletic conditioning aspects. Ty is a member of the football and track teams and Kyle plays baseball. Ty Clay has a twin sister, Keita, on the varsity cheerleading squad. Mears said that the boys showed her the commitment it takes to be a cheerleader and they are now a valuable part of the squad. They worked well with the girls and they have all become a team.The boys add strength and height to the squad which is a bonus when doing floor cheers. Mega phones are used by the boys, while the girls have the traditional pompoms. The boys wear collared shirts and long dark shorts. Kyle and Ty said they both have received a little teasing from the student body, but usually it is all in good fun. They consider cheerleading a sport with takes a lot of athletic skill. They wanted everyone to know just because they have joined a

Photo by Rita Cox

Kyle Snyder and Ty Clay are two new members to the Highland Cheerleading squad.

sport that in many places only girls participate, that it has nothing to do with their masculinity. In fact, they both have welcomed the opportunity to meet many girls from cheer-

leading squads of other schools. Both boys are outgoing and witty and seem dedicated to their sport. They said the cheerleading experience builds confidence and both agree that it

takes a lot of dedication and hard work to be a cheerleader. Both of the young men say they like sports and hanging out with their friends. They each plan on trying out for

the squad next year and encourage other interested young men to try out. Most major colleges have several male members on their cheerleading squads.

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COMMUNITY NEWS Getting to know...


Jerry McKenzie Age: 20 Currently lives: Lewistown Employed at: McKenzie Auto Former Lewistown Fire Chief for 8 years

What is your favorite business in Lewis County? Country Corner Grocery Store in Lewistown. Very grateful to have a grocery store in Lewistown. What is your favorite feature in the PressNews Journal? I read the whole paper and like the articles about history and old times.

Canton Chapter of American Association of University Women shows documentary On Feb. 20, the Canton Chapter of American Association of University Women and the C-SC Humanities and Social Science Division plan to host an encore screening of “Miss Representation,” a documentary examining the current portrayals of women in media, particularly discussing women in leadership positions. The documentary first aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network in October and was an official selection of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film has also been recognized by HESO

magazine as one of the best documentary films of 2011. The film was written, directed, and produced by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. The screening of the movie will begin at 7 p.m. in Merilatt Chapel on the Culver-Stockton campus and be followed by a discussion panel featuring Dr. Joy L. Daggs, Assistant Professor of Communication, Dr. D’Ann Campbell, Professor of History, and Mr. Steve Swink, Instructor of Sociology. The event is free and open to the public.

Canton Senior Housing annual meeting The Canton Senior Housing annual meeting was held at the Senior Center Jen. 6. Judy Scoot, Barbara Pearl and Richard Horner were elected to the board for three year terms and Eric Goodwin was elected first alternate and Kenneth Campen second alternate. The board met on Jan. 17 and the following of-

ficers were elected. President- Judy Scott; secretary- Barbara Pearl; and Darlene Mohr- treasurer and manager of Canton Senior Housing. The board meets monthly on the third Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the conference room at 509 C Montgomery and the meetings are open to the public.

Music group to perform at South Union Baptist PRAISE SONG, a music group from Hannibal LaGrange University, will be performing at South Union Baptist Church on Sunday, Feb. 19 in the 10:30 worship service. A lunch will be provided af-

ter the worship service for those attending. Come and receive a blessing in music and support these young people as they witness. Bro. Jeremy Wallace is the pastor at South Union.

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Submitted Photo The Canton Veterinary Clinic will soon open doors in Palmyra, Mo., at 220 N. Bradley, joining the busy team is David Hudson, DVM. Pictured from ( l. to r.) are Dan Goehl, DVM, Rachel Goehl, DVM, Seth Shirey, DVM, Jonny Bell, DVM, and David Hudson, DVM. Dr. David Hudson graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. After graduation, he joined a mixed-animal practice in northeast Missouri for four and one-half years before joining the team at Canton Veterinary Clinic in 2012. Dr. Hudson will continue to practice both large and small animal medicine. He has a particular interest in reproduction, reproductive ultrasound, and fetal sexing. Dr. Hudson is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (A.V.M.A), Missouri Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA), previous MVMA Northeast District vice-president, and a board member of the Lewis/Marion Co. Cattlemen’s Association.

Pheasants Forever banquet United Methodist is scheduled for Feb. 25 Women meet The Ten Rivers Chapter of Pheasants Forever (PF) in Lewis County, will be hosting its ninth annual fund raising banquet on Feb. 25 at the Caldwell Building, 1.5 miles west of Canton on Hwy 16. The event will feature live and silent auctions, raffles, and games featuring some of the finest wildlife art, guns, and outdoor merchandise, much of which is exclusive to PF banquets. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and there will be a 16 ounce ribeye dinner with sides served starting at 6:30 p.m. This banquet is one of the largest banquets of any wildlife organization in the area. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this event will be used to restore valuable wildlife habitat, promote conservation education, and support youth organizations in and around Lewis County. No other national conservation in America has the power to spend one hundred percent of its money in the community where it was raised. That local control has allowed the Ten

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The United Methodist Women of Canton met Feb. 9. Kay Dodd presided since President Charlene Baker is recovering from surgery. The group read the United Methodist Pledge. Jean Calvert called the roll which was answered with favorite Bible verses and read the prayer chain for those who were ill. Members voted to give a donation to missions in honor of Josh and Amelia Seilor’s baby Elliot and will send a card to the parents. The Legislative Event will be held in Jefferson City on March 6-7 with Kay Dodd and Charlene Baker attending. Pastor Amanda Ross reminded members that Feb. 9 was earthquake awareness day and discussed the proper procedures for safety. Patty Martin shared information from the Prayer Calendar about missionary Antonieta Alevato and her work at Mary Elizabeth Inn in San Francisco, a home for homeless and battered women. The Inn is supported by Methodist Women. Barbara Bright read an article about an Indiana church’s yard sale that raised $1,000 for missions. Kay Dodd led the program.

Soup luncheon to be held A soup luncheon, sponsored by the Lewis County Memorial Post 578, will be held Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Lewistown, Mo. Menu includes chili and vegetable soups, ham salad and pimento cheese sandwiches, pie, cakes, relishes and drinks. Proceeds help sponsor youth to Missouri State. Donations will be accepted. For more information contact Don Richmond at (217) 440-9118.

CATTLEMEN’S BANQUET Saturday, February 18 American Legion, Palmyra, MO

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Rivers chapter to spend tens of thousands of dollars towards its mission in Lewis County alone. No other organization in Lewis County does more for wildlife habitat and conservation education than the Ten Rivers Chapter of Pheasants Forever. Nationally, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, are the fastest growing conservation organizations in America. Very few organizations are as fiscally responsible as Pheasants Forever. With ninety percent of its national revenue put directly into its mission, PF ranks in the top five percent of all charities in America, according to Charity Navigator. For tickets or more information, call Rob Power (217) 430-7959; Rob Carmichael (217) 242-1134 or Mike Serbin (573) 248 4877.

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Maywood News By Loretta Bringer Nancy Pindell, Sharon Bode, Greg and Connie Scott, Karen Bockenfeld and Gail Dietrich met at HyVee on Feb.10 for supper. The women attended “Little Women” at the Quincy Senior High School. Mary and Wayne Snodegrass met Paul and Irene Durst at the Tower of Pizza for supper on Monday night. Charilyn Stadler and Bonnie Bronstine attended “Tom Sawyer” at the Quincy Community Little Theater Sunday afternoon. Charilyn’s grandchildren Jay and Meg Stalder, and daughter-in-law Brenda, were in the production. Ruth Bowman and Irene Durst spent Tuesday in Quincy shopping and had lunch at Steak and Shake. Friends in the area were sorry to learn that Rodney Davis, now living and working in Joplin, Mo. was in a serious car accident with numerous injuries. Alex Johnson was home for a weekend visit from college with his family, Andy, Erin, and Eli Johnson. The Rohs Baptist Women enjoyed lunch out Sunday to celebrate Baptist Women’s focus week. Valentine gifts were given to the congregation after the worship service. Those enjoying lunch at the All Saints Cafe in Canton were Charilyn Stalder, Bro. Jeremy and Rachel Wallace, Nancy Pindell, Ron and Gail Dietrich, Pat Geery, Paul and Irene Durst, Marvin and Loretta Bringer. The Missouri Arts Awards were presented on Wednesday, Feb. 8 in the rotunda at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo. Receiving the Leadership in the

Arts award was Michael Gaines from Hannibal. He is Executive Director of the Hannibal Arts Council and the Executive Director of the Missouri Association of Community Arts Agencies.In his acceptance words Michael noted he had been with the Hannibal Arts Council for over 18 years and his first position was with the Bethel Historic Association. The awards were presented by Nola Ruth, Chair, Missouri Arts Council and by First Lady Georganne Nixon. The City of Joplin won the Creative Community Award. As Joplin continues to recover and rebuild they are being encouraged by the art community as they are creating murals throughout the city and even carvings out of destroyed trees. I spoke with a city councilman that is in charge of the city housing and he stated that out of 295 units he managed,105 were destroyed and he also reminded me that 561 people were killed in the tornado. The Mayor of Joplin emphasized how the arts have been a healing source for the city. Michael Gains staff and some board members were in attendance to see him receive this honor. Judge Rachel Bringer attended and was one of the eight independent panelist of the Missouri Arts Awards Committee that selected the six state-wide award winners. I enjoyed all the presentations and no one is more deserving than Michael for all the work he has done for the Marion County Arts. South Union Baptist Church is hosting the movie, COURAGEOUS, on Saturday night at 7p.m. in the church fellowship hall. Everyone is welcome to attend and refreshments will be furnished.

LaGrange News By Myrna Hoteling On Feb. 5, 1950 Raymond and Bessie met in the home of her parents, Martin and Mabel Lund to say their “I Dos” which made them Mr. and Mrs Raymond Stanbaugh. Sixty-two years later they are still committed to each other. Raymond’s sister, Edith Schmuck, attended their wedding and she and son Ed called on the happy couple Sunday. Janice Solter Smith paid an early birthday visit to her Dad, Bruce Solter on Wednesday until Monday. Dr. William Ellery delivered Bruce 84 years ago on February 22. He insisted the parents give this bouncing baby boy the name George Washington which they did. Bruce has a cousin born on the same day named Martha. Larry and Maxine Wolfmeyer hosted a Super Bowl party on Feb. 5. Present were siblings, Alice Solter, John and Jan Solter, Kay and Jerry Carpenter, Patty and Jerry Logsdon and Jimmy and Barb Wolfmeyer. Another Super Bowl Party was held in the home of Richard and Pat Cottrell. Present were Brad, Tammy, Teddy, Brady, Braxton and Brandon Neil, Randy and Pam Shubert and Kevin Cottrell. The young view-

Lewis County Nursing

The Lewis County Nursing Home residents have enjoyed the fairly mild winter. On Jan. 10, the Canton Boy Scouts and their parents played bingo with the residents. There was a large turnout. On Jan. 16, the residents enjoyed the music of Fuzzy Face Frank. The Happy Wanderers entertained on Jan. 17 with a large group attending. On Feb. 8, the First Baptist Church Youth group played Wii Bowling Challenge with the resiBy Nancy Shouse Co. country school infor- dents. The residents are lookmation and pictures if anyFrom the Feb. 1911 La- one has they would like to ing forward to the ValenBelle Star: Dare School, share.They can be emailed taught by Glover Smith of to: nancyjshouse@yahoo. Williamstown closed last com.We are looking for Friday with a large crowd the following schools: present to witness the ex- Greensbury, Miller, Meadercises, which did credit ow Brook, Delaney, Dailto teacher and pupils. Mrs. ing, Crim, Beal, Liberty Thale of Lewistown has Grove, Ireland, Oklahoma, been employed to teach Barnhill, Cook, Rimer, spring and summer term. Pleasant Run,Woodland, Rev.Whitworth of La- Hazel Dell, Mote or Pleas- LaGrange Garden Belle is assisting in a pro- ant View, Washington, tracted meeting in Colony. Rhoades, and Star. La Grange Garden He attended the Callwell Pat Shultz and myself Club member of National sale Monday and reports are going to publish a book Garden Clubs, Central a good meeting and many but would like something Region, Federated Garconversations. The Deer from each school to add to den Clubs of Missouri, Ridge and Colony Tele- the book. Its already got Northeast District met in phone Co. is repairing its 150 pages in it, so going to the council chamber Feb. lines which were damaged be a large book. 6. President Linda Hess by the recent sleet. Anyone with any news opened the meeting with Nancy Shouse is look- can call: (660) 342-5251. the club collect. ing for more of the Knox Seven members responded to roll call of a successful indoor planting. Two mentioned were blue orchids and avocado By Joan Rife Nelda Crider has been from seed. The bylaws of the traveling to Quincy for garden club have been Sunday dinner was tests. amended with acceptance served at the Senior CenJ.D. Peak is having a voted on at next meeting. ter. The Harvest Fest com- procedure done at HanniDonations to the pennies mittee met at the Center bal. for pines have been made on Tuesday to plan events. Ladies have been complus a donation for trees in Joan Rife attended the ing to the Senior Center to Joplin area will be made. Junior Varsity basket- work on crafts for a craft Discussion on the fall disball tournament at Knox show in April. trict meeting which La County last week. Grange will host are being made. HHS Booster Club Holds A Soup Supper The theme of Planning Our Youth Activities led The Highland Band Boosters invite the public to a to discussion on beginsoup supper prior to the Highland Varsity basketball ning this next month with games against Centralia on Friday evening Feb. 17. Headstart and Lutheran Serving will be in the Highland commons from 4 p.m. Preschool children. to 6:30 p.m. There is a cost. The March 5 meeting The band is raising money for a trip to the Gator will begin at 10am at the Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida in December 2012. The Headstart building at 114 band is under the direction of Ryan Christian. North Main in La Grange.

Knox City News


The following local banks will be closed Heartland Bank 600 Washington St - Canton Mo. Town & Country Midwest 406 State St. - LaBelle Mo Town & Country of Missouri 100 N Main - LaGrange Mo.

Bank of Monticello 515 White St - Canton Mo. 201 E Lafayette St - Monticello Mo. Canton State Bank 100 S 4th - Canton Mo. United State Bank 102 W Main - Lewistown Mo. 200 East State Hwy 6 - Ewing Mo. 107 N First St. - Edina Mo.

La Belle News

ers were pleased when the Giants won this exciting game. I too was for the Giants but only because the quarterback and my first great grandson share the same first name, Eli. Connie Blessing attended the funeral in Ewing for a friend and fellow teacher, Janet Kroeger. Following surgery for a badly broken leg, Dorothy Logsdon continues to recover at the Lewis County Nursing Home. Kent Leftwich and his mother, DeLorus, visited relatives in St. Louis. Kent attended a toy show. As February is Heart Awareness month, DeLorus is a wonderful example of health from stents she has received. They have kept this vibrant 90 plus lady still active. Phyllis Heindselman enjoyed a visit in the home of Jenny and Jerry Reid. The Methodist Church is a meeting place for anyone who would like to quilt on Wednesdays. Anyone interested can call Edith Schmuck. The Green Chapel Baptist Church will hold a Black History Celebration Sunday February 19 at 3:30 pm. The Reverend O.B. Jones of Quincy will preach at this time. A dinner will be held at 1-3 p.m.

tines Day Party. The Nursing home is very festive looking with all the Valentine decorations. Each department decorated their doors with valentines this year. Fuzzy Face Frank will entertain the residents along with having the montly birthday party on Feb. 17. The Activity directors keep the residents busy every day with various games such as bingo, jingo, hillbilly golf, basketball and doing various crafts. The residents are always happy to receive visitors.

of Clubs and Organizations ARMSE Meeting

The Hannibal Mark Twain Chapter of the Association of Retired Missouri State Employees (ARMSE) will meet on Feb. 17 beginning at 11:30 A.M. at the Nutrition Center at 219 South 10th Street, in Hannibal. Guest speaker is Matt Markley from the Missouri Department of Conservation. All current and retired state employees are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 573-2214157. Red Hat Meeting The Red Hats will meet Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 11:30 a.m. at Primos in Canton. Chapter BS P.E.O

Chapter BS P.E.O. met Feb. 9 in the home of Anne Davis with JoAnne Steinbeck, co-hostess with sixteen members present. Jean Sperry introduced Sharon Upchurch who presented the program on “e-reading.” The next meeting will be March 8 in the home of Patti Meldrum with Jean Sperry as co-hostess.

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COMMUNITY NEWS Sarah Marie Dye and Jeffrey Wade Hutcherson to wed June 1, 2013

Kristyn Caldwell Earns Deans’ List Honors at Maryville University Maryville University of St. Louis congratulates Kristyn Caldwell of Canton, Mo., who earned Deans’ List honors for the Fall 2011 semester. Caldwell is a student in Maryville’s John E. Simon School of Business. Maryville’s undergraduate students are eligible for the Deans’ List when they complete at least 12 Maryville University credit hours in a semester with a minimum of a 3.33 grade-point average.

SARAH DYE AND WADE HUTCHERSON Sarah Marie Dye of Canton and Jeffrey Wade Hutcherson, Palmyra, Mo., are planning a June 1, 2013 wedding. She is the daughter of Edward Dye of Canton and the late Shirley Elaine

Dye. She is a 1995 graduate of Canton R-V and is employed at Charles Industries in Canton. Hutcherson is a 1992 graduate of Highland High School and is employed at Clearbridge in Palmyra.

Les and Stephanie Eaton of Canton are the parents of a daughter, born Dec. 14, 2011, at Hannibal Regional Hospital, Hannibal, Mo. She weighed eight pounds and has been named Lillianne Paige. Grandparents are Susie Sutton and the late Gary Sutton and Randy and Judy Eaton, all of Canton. Great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Harold Logsdon, Canton, and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Johnson, Hamilton, Ill. She joins a sibling, Morgan.

Prior to HHS vs. Centralia game


For soup, sandwich, dessert and drink The band is raising money for a trip to the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida in December 2012. The band is under the direction of Ryan Christian. Come and enjoy a bowl of soup before the games and help support the Highland Band Program.

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Ryan DeGraw, a junior speech and English education major from Canton, Mo. has been cast in Culver-Stockton College’s production of “Much Ado about Nothing.” DeGraw was cast in the role(s) Balthasar, Sexton, and Friar. The production will be staged Feb. 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday, Feb. 19 performance will begin at 3 p.m. All performances will be held in the Black Box theatre inside the Robert W. Brown Performing Arts Center on the campus of Culver-Stockton College. Admission is free with Culver-Stockton College identification, but there is a fee for non-students. For more information on this or other events, contact the Division of Fine Arts at (573) 288-6346.

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Dept. of Ag, USDA-NRCS Launch High Tunnel Program

Loans, Reimbursement available for Missouri Producers Growing Fresh Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs. Missouri farmers interested in growing fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs and other produce during winter months can receive loans and reimbursement for installing high tunnels on their property. The high tunnel program, a partnership between federal and state agencies, assists producers in diversifying existing operations by expanding the produce-growing season and by reducing the financial barriers to producers building new operations. High tunnels are unheated greenhouses that can increase production as much as three times by increasing the growing season for fruit and vegetables. The tunnels typically cost between $4,000 and $6,000 each to purchase and install. “The new High Tunnel Loan Program is one of the many outstanding tools the Department of Agriculture makes available to our producers as we move Missouri agriculture forward,” said Missouri’s Director of Agriculture Dr. Jon Hagler. “Through this partnership, we are able to reduce barriers for Missouri farmers building their businesses while providing communities with fresh, wholesome, locallygrown produce.” Last week, the Missouri Agriculture and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA) voted to provide short term loans to Missouri producers approved to receive a cost-share reimbursement through the USDA NRCS EQIP Seasonal High Tunnel System Initiative or the EQIP Organic Initiative. Producers may combine the loan with their participation in the USDA-NRCS programs, reducing producers’ out of pocket costs for purchasing and constructing high tunnels.

Photo by Missouri Agriculture High Tunnel Loan Program Announcement. Dan Kuebler of The Salad Garden in Ashland, Mo., talks about the positive impact high tunnels have had on his operation. Applications for the loan program are available online via the Missouri Department of Agriculture website. Producers may also contact their local USDA-NRCS office for application information and forms. For more information about the Missouri Department of Agriculture and its programs, visit the Department online at

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Treasure Hunters Come to Canton Next Week! By Jason Delong

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Clean out your attics, closets and lock boxes because Treasure Hunters are coming to Canton . Event specialists will be in town examining antiques, collectibles, gold and silver. While they will accept anything thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s old, they will be focusing on gold and silver coins made before 1970, military items, toys and trains, musical instruments, pocket and wrist watches. Scrap gold is expected to be a popular category this week due to soaring gold prices. Buyers for the event have noticed a tremendous increase in the amount of

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A Salute To National FFA Week The Press-News Journal is proud to support the chapters of the Future Farmers of America in Lewis County! These young people work hard to show their dedication to agriculture and to the community. In the following pages, FFA events and activities are brought to our readers by local sponsors. We thank the FFA organizations for their contributions to the community. Please thank and support the sponsors who make this special section possible. CANTON R-V FFA


Canton R-V FFA - Front Row L-R Jacob Taff, Emily Dochterman, Sam Ryan, Bethany Hoffman, Jaymi Hudnut. 2nd Row L-R: Bryce Burnett, Sean Pearl, Heather Stainbrook, Deanna Pearl, Derek Powers, Tyler Brumbaugh, Land Kennedy. 3rd Row: Nick Sweet, Ben Logsdon, Arthur Campen, Cory Martz, Dean Kennedy, Ron Sweet, Dakota Sherwood. Stairs: Advisor Ms. Taylor, Amy McDermott, Nathan Lewis, Clayton Hinton, Aury Randolph, Alex DeWitt, Jessie Campen, Katie Daugherty. Back Row: Gracey Pearl, Carrie Baker, Cody Sherwood.

Lewis County C-1 FFA - Front row: McKenzie Decker, Lane Clary -Sentinel, Dylan Waterman-Treasurer, Julie Schultz-President, Nicole Kraft-Vice President, Keli Adams- Secretary, Isabella Lay-Reporter, Angie Hamlin-Advisor. 2nd row Kristine Job, Megan Decker, Makenzi Jennings, Maria Richardson, Emily Harvey, Lauren Kramer, Alexis Goodwin, Brittany Stroud, Katelyn Clickner, Alyssa Walton. 3rd row Cole McCutchan, Tyler Berhorst, Cody Wilkens, Aaron Olson, Kyle Bringer, Justin Scott, Garrett Bringer, Dalton Brown, Jonah Seals. 4th row Megan Fulton, Mikayla Bailey Andrew Falconer, Devon Lierly, Jacobi Sigler, Austin Schultz, Cody Martin, Nathan Henderson, Zachary Abell. Back row Miranda Hester, Ian Lowery, Dustin Hooper, Mikey Whan, Nick Grant, Bryson Ledbetter, Dalton Hoffman, Randy Buchanan, Tabitha Brumbaugh. Not pictured: Blake Carlin, Kyle Kaylor, Tamara Lay, Brian Logsdon, Kyle Snyder, Josh Wellman, Mikala White

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The Lewis County C-1 FFA has spent the last year working on the FFA mission to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Throughout the year members have attended several conferences to develop their ability to serve their school and community in leadership roles. Members have attended the Missouri State FFA Convention in Columbia, the LEAD Conference in Shelbina, Farm Bureau Leadership Day in Jefferson City, Area II Leadership Conference in Queen City, and more. Community service has become an integral component of earning FFA Degrees and members have been incorporating group and individual service opportunities. FFA members spend many hours preparing for the Lewis County Fair, constructing door decorations for the residents of LaBelle Manor and working with the schools paper recycling program as well as several other projects. FFA members are encouraged to participate in Career Development Events to help them explore different areas of agriculture. The chapter participated in events in Brunswick, Centralia, Shelbyville, Kirksville and Columbia with many teams competing. Members have also been successful exhibiting their SAE projects at various fairs and earning higher degrees. Craig Spidle was a recipient of the State FFA Degree this year and Sara Hoffman received the American FFA Degree. Attending Bradford Field Day provide members with the opportunity to explore a variety of career options from shrimp farming to Agri-tourism all in one stop. The past several years the chapter has used Farm Bureau’s “Thank a Farmer” promotion to help students at the high school realize food value with a grocery cost guessing game. FFA provides many social opportunities for members. Monthly meetings include activities one of the most enjoyed is the white elephant gift exchange in December. Many members have participated in our chapter Barnwarming and Area Barnwarming this year. The chapter also participated in the Area III Battle of the Chapters which is held at Long Branch Lake. FFA members have also spent a great deal of time participating in trap shoots, competing against many other schools in the area. FFA members are looking into the coming year with big plans for exciting and engaging opportunities to help the chapter grow and thrive. With a focus on the FFA Week theme “I Believe,” we will focus on preparing our members for their future endeavors.


Submitted Photo The 2011-2012 Lewis County C-1 FFA Officers are Sentinel Lane Clary, Treasurer Dylan Waterman, President Julie Schultz, Vice President Nicole Kraft, Secretary Keli Adams and Reporter Isabella Lay.


Submitted Photo Highland Ag students spent many hours during the spring and fall building a retaining wall/flowerbed around the HHS Greenhouse. Students used plants grown in the greenhouse to landscape the front section. This project will be continued this spring. The Greenhouse class holds a Poinsettia Sale in the winter and sells bedding plants and vegetables in the spring.

THE FFA CREED I believe in the future of agriculture, with a faith born not of words but of deeds - achievements won by the resent and past generations of agriculturists; in the promise of better days through better ways, even as the better things we now enjoy have come to us from the struggles of former years. I believe that to live and work on a good farm, or to be engaged in other agricultural pursuits, is pleasant as well as challenging; for I know the joys and discomforts of agricultural life and hold an inborn fondness for those associations which, even in hours of discouragement, I cannot deny. I believe in leadership from ourselves and respect from others. I believe in my own ability to work efficiently and think clearly with such knowledge and skill as I can secure, ad in the ability of progressive agriculturists to serve our own and the public interest in producing and marketing the product of our toil. I believe in less dependence on begging and more power in bargaining; in the life abundant and enough honest wealth to help make it so--for others as well as myself; in less need for charity and more of it when needed; in being happy myself and playing square with those whose happiness depends upon me. I believe that American agriculture can and will hold true to the best traditions of our national life and that I can exert an influence in my home and community which will stand sold for my part in that inspiring task.

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Front: Reporter Katie Daugherty,President Clayton Hinton,2nd Vice President Jessie Campen. Back Vice President Aury Randolph, Treasure Alex DeWitt, Sentinel Nathan Lewis. NOT PICTURED: Secretary Ahmed Elbermawy, Chaplain Logan Dye


Submitted Photo The Canton Agriculture Power class is restoring an Allis Chalmers WD tractor donated by Bill Taylor. The upper level agricultural class has been working all year to restore this antique tractor. The students are responsible for tearing down the tractor, rebuilding the engine, and painting the tractor. The students have been busy sanding and cleaning on the frame of the tractor while Jere Taylor has been helping the students learn how to rebuild an engine. The student have really enjoyed the class and look forward to seeing the tractor up and running again.


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The Canton FFA chapter has been very busy since last February. In March the chapter competed in 11 different FFA/Agriculture Education Contests. The chapter saw success as the Agricultural Sales and Nursery and Landscaping team both received alternate ranking, the Chapter Scrapbook won at Area, and the Secretary’s book received 3rd in Area. In April the chapter took 10 FFA members to State Convention as a reward for their hard work on contest teams, each member was a top participant on their respective team. At the end of April the chapter attended the Area Banquet in Atlanta, Missouri and held their own Chapter banquet. During the summer the chapter stayed busy with the local fair, FFA camp, and WLC. Some members competed in the Lewis County Fair with their indoor and livestock projects. The Chapter also received a $1500 award from Monsanto as a 2011 Chapter Challenge Winner during an awards ceremony at the fair. While at FFA camp 5 members received their State Leadership Medal and Monica Campen served as a camp officer. In July Monica Campen and Ms. Taylor traveled to Washington D.C. for a Leadership Conference. During their week in D.C. they saw many of the sites, as well as attended leadership workshops and participated in a community service projects. In August the chapter participated in Area Battle of the Chapters held at Macon Lake. Students competed in many different contest including tug-a-war, volleyball, water relay, and scavenger hunt. One student in the Canton FFA Chapter Katie Daugherty competed in the Missouri State Fair with her Rye and cherry tomatoes. When school started back the students celebrated with a BBQ. The trap shooting team was busy with meets every Saturday and practice. In September the chapter traveled to Columbia for Bradford Field Day. Later in the month the chapter helped to raise money for Relay for Life. In October the chapter participated in the Culver Homecoming Parade, sponsoring a Petting Zoo, and District Trap Contest all on the same day. The chapter then sponsored the Food Power Adventure for the elementary students and set up Food for America. In mid-October the chapter competed in District Envirothon in Novelty, Missouri where the students placed 1st Presentation and 2nd overall. At the end of October the chapter took 8 members to National Convention where they were very busy the entire week participating in sessions, volunteering, touring, and having fun at the concert and hypnotist. In November the chapter attended Area Barnwarming in Kirksville. The chapter held their first ever Thanksgiving dinner for chapter members, parents and friends. At the end of November the chapter held a blood drive where they brought in 28 donors. During Christmas break the chapter went ice skating. Some members of Canton FFA attending the county Ham Curing Clinic where student went to Lumley Locker and selected their ham, cured it, and then took it home to hang.


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FFAAlumni Club

To support the local FFA club, several members of the community have formed the FFA Alumni Club. This club’s mission will be to support the Canton FFA , provide scholarships and help fund some of the many field trips and events Canton FFA members are involved with. Jere Taylor’s daughter, Leslie, who is the FFA advisor at Canton R-V, was student teaching in Butler, Mo., where they have a large FFA alumni group, so Jere and Leslie talked about having something similar in Lewis County. Rick Hinton is president, with experience as a FFA president while attending Highland. The group is planning a fundraiser and gives credit to Lester Hoffman, Bob Taylor and Bob Cary for the idea. A Farm consign-

ment auction will be held at the Caldwell Building, Hwy 16, Canton on March 31 beginning at 10 a.m. Sullivan Auctioneers are donating their auction services and the group will receive commission off of items sold. Anyone wanting to consign an item can contact Rick Hinton at (660) 216-1566 or Jere Taylor (660) 216-1566. Items to be sold include farm and livestock equipment, vehicles, trucks and trailers, small farm items, hay and straw. No furniture, household items or car tires will be sold. The club has over twenty-five members and new members are welcome. It is not a requirement to have been a former FFA member, anyone who wants to help supports FFA can join.


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Canton FFA Greenhands The following students have successfully completed all the state requirements to receive their FFA Greenhand Degree: Arthur Campen, Tyler Brumbaugh, Heather Stainbrook, Sean Pearl, Derek Powers, Lane Kennedy, and Emily Dochterman. The requirements the students must meet include: being enrolled in agriculture science I, have plans for an SAE project, learn the FFA motto, salute, creed, emblem, colors, understand the FFA code of ethics, demonstrate knowledge of FFA history, and have an Official FFA Manual. Each Greenhand attends the Greenhand Motivational Conference in January. The State Officers put on the event for local FFA Greenhand members to learn how to be positive role models, opportunities to get involved, making

Submitted Photo Front L-R Emily Dochterman, Heather Stainbrook, Sean Pearl, Derek Powers, Back: Tyler Brumbaugh, Arthur Campen, Lane Kennedy

sound choices, and how to be a positive team member. The event reaches more

than 4500 first year FFA members in more than 310 FFA chapters. MFA helps

to sponsor this wonderful event for the FFA Greenhands.

Canton FFA Upcoming Annual Calendar Of Events Livestock Contest for FFA Week and Workshop The Canton FFA Chapter has several events planned during the week of February 18-25 in order to celebrate FFA week. A pancake breakfast will be held on Saturday, February 18 from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. The breakfast will take place at the Canton High School Cafeteria, and donations will be accepted at the door. On Monday, February 20, there will be a dodge ball tournament from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. in the small gym at the school. Wear Flannel Day is Tuesday, February 21, and students will also present pies to their teachers to tell them thank you. Tuesday evening there will be a movie and pizza night at 7 p.m. in the Ag Room. Wednesday, February 22 FFA students will dress in their official FFA wear, and enjoy a donut breakfast in the Ag Room. Thursday, February 23 is Blue and Gold day. Students will be wearing the official Blue and Gold of the FFA, and in the evening the students will go to the Lewis County Nursing Home to play Bingo with the residents. Friday, February 24 is Drive Your Tractor to School Day, and in the evening members will be going to the Cotton Bowl at 7 p.m. for bowling. FFA week will wrap up on Saturday, February 25 with an Alumni Dinner in the school cafeteria from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Lewis County builds great teams! FFA of Canton R-V & C-1 Keep working hard for the future.

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The Missouri Livestock Grading and Judging Workshop and Contest will be held Sat. March 10 at the University of Missouri’s Trowbridge Livestock Center in Columbia to provide youth and adults better livestock evaluation tools. The 2012 event marks 23 years for the program. The workshop, open to grades nine or lower, provides youth involved in 4-H and FFA programs an educational opportunity to learn the process and technique of grading livestock. The workshop is available to the first 275 youth registrants. Each 4-H and FFA group may register up to 8 members for the workshop, who must be accompanied by an adult leader, parent or instructor. The contest, open to all ages, is an opportunity to apply national grading standards and to receive feedback on an individual level. Traditional cattle, hog, sheep and goat judging will complete the competition, with trophies being awarded to participants excelling in specific skill and species contests. A uniform system of grading slaughter cattle by USDA standardizes the production, marketing and distribution of livestock and meats. The Missouri Livestock Grading and Judging Workshop and Contest will help participants apply those standards to grading feeder and slaughter cattle. Participants ages 21 and older will have the opportunity to qualify as a certified livestock judge, which may lead to opportunities to judge future livestock competitions. The certified livestock judges list will be made available to livestock show officials, activity organizers and the Missouri Association of Fairs and Festivals. There is a fee to register. Registrations must be postmarked no later than Feb. 10, 2012. Registration forms are available online at or by calling (573) 751-5618. For more information about the Missouri Department of Agriculture and its programs, visit the Department online at


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Lewis County C-1 FFA Trap Team

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Submitted Photo The Lewis County C-1 FFA Trap Team consisted of Cole McCutchan, Lane Clary, Cody Martin, Dylan Waterman, Bryson Ledbetter, Aaron Olson, Nick Grant, Mikey Whan, Nathan Henderson, Dalton Hoffman, Austin Schultz, Tyler Berhorst, Dustin Hooper, Kyle Kaylor and Justin Scott. They traveled to shoots at Macon, Lancaster, Paris, and Green City. Their placing at the Area III shoot qualified the team to compete at Districts which were held in New London.

Agriculture Program Enrollment Now Underway Lewis County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director John Wheeler, reminds producers that enrollment for the 2012 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program began Jan. 23, and continues through June 1, 2012. Wheeler said producers must sign a new contract annually for each of these programs and all signatures must be obtained by the deadline. “We encourage producers to call and set up an appointment to begin the enrollment process as soon as possible,” Wheeler said. “This will allow adequate time to obtain all necessary signatures before the June 1 deadline.” The 2008 Farm Bill states that no 2012 advance direct payments for DCP and ACRE will be issued. Direct payments are paid at a rate established by statute and are expected to be made in October 2012. For more information on the DCP or ACRE programs, or to schedule an appointment, please contact the Lewis County FSA office at 573-767-5274 or visit www.fsa.

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We can not Sing enough songs of praise for our Lewis County Future Farmers of America

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Student receives $1000 grant for SAE project

Thank You to our Missouri Farmers and

Future Farmers of America City of LaGrange


FFA students we are proud of you!

Then National FFA Organization (FFA) announced that Isabella Lay of Lewistown, Mo., has been selected to receive a Career Pathways grant in the amount of $1,000 to initiate or improve her career development experience known as a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE). To be eligible, the student must be in grades 7-11, have an SAE and be a member of FFA. Isabella is a member of the Lewis County C-1 FFA chapter and was selected from hundreds of applicants nationwide. Her grant for a Plant Systems SAE is a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Lay is the daughter of Richard (Richie) and Melissa Lay of Lewistown, Mo., and the granddaughter of Richard (Skip) and Linda Lay of Lewistown, Mo., and Maryland Bea-

ver and the late George Beaver of Hunnewell, Mo. The National FFA Organization formerly known as Future Farmers of America, is a national youth organization of 540,739 student members – all preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture – as part of 7,489 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The National FFA Organization changed to its present name in 1988, in recognition of the growth and diversity of agriculture and agricultural education. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.


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Submitted Photo Throughout November, Lewis County C-1 FFA members spent several hours constructing Christmas door decorations for the residents of LaBelle Manor. These members hung over 40 decorations and visited with residents in early December.

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Thank a Farmer Week Missouri Farm Bureau and the 113 county Farm Bureau organizations across the state declared February 5-11, Thank a Farmer Week! A farmer’s role is often taken for granted in society. Thank a Farmer Week celebrates their contribution to human livelihood. Farmers today grow more food while using fewer resources than any time in history. Thanks to technology and efficiencies in agriculture, one U.S. farmer today can provide food and fiber for 154 people, according to statistics from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service. Agriculture is an important part of Lewis County’s economy. Farm businesses give back to the community in many ways while they produce food and fiber for the world.

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Canton FFA Trapshooting Season of American Agriculture

FFA Canton R-V Lewis Co. C-1 We are proud of your willingness to carry on the tradition of hard work to feed our Nation

ABOVE - The Canton FFA Trapshooting Team - L-R Front Row: Ben Logsdon, Shay Kirchner, Alex DeWitt, Jessie Campen, Amy McDermott, Ceria Cibert, Carrie Baker. L-R Back Row: Advisor Lezlie Taylor, Nathan Lewis, Austin Heisz, Aury Randolph, Ron Sweet, Cory Martz, Arthur Campen, Nick Sweet, Coach Ed Sweet

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Jan Geisendorfer Circuit Clerk Monticello MO

Wishing much success for your part in America’s Agricultural Future

Lewis County FFA Youth

The Canton FFA Trapshooting team competed in 4 regular season meets, Area and Districts. The first trap shoot the team competed was at Macon the A team placed 6th overall, where Aury Randolph placed in the top 5 by scoring a perfect 25 out of 25 his first round. The second trap meet of the season was at Schuyler County. The third meet was held in Green City, Missouri. The A team placed 2nd overall and Nathan Lewis placed 1st individual with a score of 24. The final regular season meet was held in Paris, Missouri the A team placed 7th overall. The A team placed 9th at the Area III trap meet. The Canton FFA trapshooting team placed 12th overall in the Northeast District shoot. Cory Martz shot a perfect 25 out of 25 during the first round. The members of the 2011 Canton FFA trapshooting team: Nathan Lewis, Aury Randolph, Alex DeWitt, Cory Martz, Nick Sweet, Ron Sweet, Shay Kirchner, Ben Logsdon, Arthur Campen, Jessie Campen, Lane Kennedy, Dean Kennedy, Carrie Baker, Bryce Burnett, Dakota Sherwood, Austin Heizs, Ceira Cibert (manager), Amy McDermott (manager). The team is coached my Lezlie Taylor and Ed Sweet.

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TOP - Trap A Team L-R Nathan Lewis, Aury Randolph, Alex DeWitt, Cory Martz, Nick Sweet MIDDLE - Trap B Team L-R Ben Logsdon, Ron Sweet, Shay Kirchner, Jessie Campen, Arthur Campen BOTTOM - Trap Seniors L-R Nathan Lewis, Aury Randolph, Austin Heisz, Ceria Cibert, Carrie Baker, Amy McDermott

Tractor Restoration THE FFA MOTTO

Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve.

Watching with pride the... Submitted Photo During Canton R-V FFA Tractor restoration class (LR) Clayton Hinton, Austin Heisz, Dakota Sherwood, Aury Randolph, Nathan Lewis look on as Dennis Mayor of Monticello, explains why it is so important the connect rods run perpendicular.

We are proud of our Lewis County FFA Students Hoping you continue strong in your Agricultural Education

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In Their Own Words: FFA Members Speak Recently, The Press-News Journal sent out a questionnaire to the students of both Highland and Canton High Schools’ FFA Chapters. Some of the questions were about school, while others were about FFA and what it means to them as students. Here are some of the answers PNJ received: What is your favorite part about FFA? HHS: “Seeing my friends at meetings and going on trips.” –Randy Buchannon “The National Convention.” – Garrett Bringer “We have so much fun.” –Tabitha Brumbaugh “Getting to go on trips and meeting new people.” –Lauren Kramer “Meeting new people.” – Blake Carwin “My favorite part about FFA is going on trips and doing so many different things because we always have a good time no matter what we’re doing.” –Makenzi Jennings CHS: “Being able to work with others.” –Austin Heisz “Meeting new people.” – Dakota Sherwood “Going places.” –Jessica Rash “Learning new things.” –Autumn Irvin and Carrie Baker What is your SAE project? HHS: “I’m doing a cow/ calf project.” –Emily Harvey “Livestock Production.” –Bryson Ledbetter “Raising livestock and operating a lawn mowing

business.” –Dylan Waterman “Barrel racing.” –Alexis Goodwin “Showing a steer at the Lewis Co. Fair.” –Nicole Kraft “Raising horses.” McKenzie Decker CHS: “Garden/orchard area. I raise blackberries, strawberries, and a variety

Stainbrook “Taking care of my chickens.” –Derek Powers “Cattle production, wildlife, trapping, and AG mechanics repair and maintenance.” –Arthur Camp “AG sales.” –Dylan Dover

Canton R-V FFA Tractor Restoration team. L-R Austin Heisz, Clayton Hinton, Levi Gaus, Matt Johnson, Seth Shaffer, Dakota Sherwood, Nathan Lewis. Jere Taylor is in the middle demonstrating to the class how to prepare an engine stand.

The 2011 Lewis County C-1 FFA Barnwarming King and Queen were Aaron Olson and Julie Schultz.

of vegetables.” –Katie Daugherty “Welding.” –Jacob Morgan Taff “Sheep production, beef production, and diversified livestock.” – Clay Hinton “The Lewis County Nursing Home.” –Cody Sherwood “Trapping.” –Alex DeWitt “Job shadowing the veterinarian.” –Heather

What has FFA taught you? HHS: “If you want something, you have to get up and go get it.” – Aaron Olson “How to be a leader in school and in the community.” –Cody Martin “Taking on new responsibilities.” –Cody Wilkens

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“Leadership and responsibility.” –Cole McCullens “FFA has taught me responsibility. It has also taught me that the Lewis County C-1 FFA chapter isn’t just a chapter, the people in it are a family.” –Keli Adams “How to talk in front of people.” –Brittney Stroud “You don’t have to worry about what people think. Don’t be afraid, have fun!” –Zac Abell “How to be a good citizen.” –AJ Faulconer “Animal science information.” –Joshua Wellman “To try new things.” – Justin Scott “To be yourself.” –Dalton Brown CHS: “Leadership skills.” –Logan Michael Dye “FFA has taught me how to stand up, be a leader, and take charge by planning ahead and getting stuff done.” –Aury Randolph “It’s not all about farming. There is also a lot of financial planning which I hope my career field is in.” –Ceira Cibert “It has taught me responsibility.” –Amy McDermott “How to be a leader.” –

Gracey Pearl “Not to be shy.” –Ahmed Elbermawy “How to be a better trap shooter.” –Bryce Burnett What does Agriculture Education/FFA mean to you? HHS: “It gives me more opportunities to be able to go other places and meet new people. I am able to learn more than just what I would be able to in a class room.” –Maria Richardson It means that later on in life I can support the FFA.” –Kyle Bringer “It means doing AG related work both in the classroom and outside the classroom from animals to tractors.” –Kyle Snyder “Learning new things.” – Dustin Hooper “It means a learning experience for possible jobs in the future.” –Jonah Seels “To me it means a place to belong and feel welcome.” –Isabella Lay CHS: “Spreading knowledge about agriculture and all the different industries involved in agriculture.” –Bethany Hoffman “It means building

character skills.” –Sean Pearl “Building and education the country.” –Nathan Lewis “It means everyday life.” –Emily Dochterman Are you planning a future in Agriculture after you graduate High School? What are those plans? HHS: “Yes, I want to be a vet for large animals.” –Megan Decker “Yes, my family farms about 3,000 acres of farming ground and also cows. I already work on the farm but when I graduate, I will work fulltime while on break from college.” –Mikey Whan “Yes, I plan on becoming a crop analyst or a farmer.” –Kristine Job “Yes, I want to become an agricultural biotechnician.” –Nathan Henderson “Yes, I plan to go to college and get a degree in Agro-business.” – Austin Schultz CHS: “Yes, my plans are to be a farmer.” –Tyler Brumbaugh “No, but I will use skills obtained from this class.” –Cory Martz

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At right: Volunteers for the LaGrange Community Youth Center served rereshments during the Youth Center’s open house and fundraiser held Feb. 12. At right (center): LaGrange Community Youth Center Director Betty Bronestine tells Judge Russell Steele the features of the Youth Center. A drug awareness program will be held Feb. 25 at the center. The public is invited. The Highland Girls’ Basketball team presented a check to the Lewis County teachers Relay for Life team at the Highland Basketball game held Feb. 7.

Photos by Rita Cox

Oats bus riders who traveled to Jefferson City on Feb. 1 included Alva Farr and Jeanette Buragas who posed on the state capitol steps.

UPCOMING EVENTS Have an event to share? Submit it to or call 288-5668.

FEB 17 Canton Annual Masonic Fish Fry 4-7 p.m. Craft Lodge 287, 612 Washington St. Girls Night Out Bunko Party, 7:30 Eagles Club

Ewing Soup’s On Fundraiser 4-6:30 p.m. Highland Commons. Highland Band Fundraiser

FEB 18 Palmyra Lewis and Marion Co.’s Cattleman’s Banquet. Trade Show and Social hour 5 p.m., Steak dinner 6:30 p.m., Live auction 7:30 p.m.

FEB 20 Lewis Co.

We want your photos! Send us photos of recent area events and we will include them on our Social News page! Please make sure your photos are at least 300 dpi, and also send us a note indicating who is in the photo. Send your photos to or P.O. Box 227, Canton, MO 63435. Sorry, any photos sent via the mail cannot be returned.

Maywood Maywood Volunteer Fire Dept. Soup Supper, 5-7:30 p.m. Maywood Fire House

Canton St. Ann’s Annual Soup Supper, 4-7 p.m. St. Joseph’s Marquette Hall, 812 Lewis St. Pheasants Forever annual banquet. Doors open 5:30 p.m., serving begins 6:30 p.m.

LaGrange Community Youth Center “Why You Should Not Do Drugs” program, from 2-4 p.m.

FEB 28 Lewistown

The banks in Lewis Co. and also the Post Offices will be closed in honor of President’s Day.

Soup Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. American Legion Hall in Lewistown Lewis Co. Memorial Post 578

FEB 24 LaGrange

MAR 4 LaGrange

Lion’s Club Fish Fry, 4:30-7 p.m. 216 S. Main

Lions Hall Notre Dame Catholic Brunch 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

FEB 25


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Classifieds HELP WANTED

Consumer-Directed Services & Nursing Home Transition Coordinator NorthEast Independent Living Services in Hannibal is seeking one qualified candidate to provide coordination services for both our Consumer-Directed Services home care program and Nursing Home Transition program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing case management for individuals with disabilities who receive our home care services and coordinating transitioning for individuals wishing to move out of the nursing home and back into their own home in the community. Qualified candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree in human services or other related field. Candidates are asked to view the complete job description available at and submit their resumes and a completed employment application by March 2, 2012. Resumes and applications may be dropped off or mailed to: NorthEast Independent Living Services C/o Brooke Kendrick, Executive Director 909 Broadway, Suite 350 Hannibal, MO 63401 3-1

Opening for Canton Police Officer City of Canton, Missouri has an immediate opening for a Police Officer. Applicants must be a POST certified law enforcement officer in the State of Missouri. Submit resume and/or application to: City of Canton, P.O. Box 231, Canton, MO 63435 or e-mail to Applications are available on-line at Deadline for submission is February 24, 2012 at 12:00 p.m.

Country Aire Retirement Estate has a full/part time opening for a CNA 2-10. Every other weekend required. Responsible for providing direct and individualized care to residents.


Interested applicants can contact: Kari Dare, Director of Nursing 18540 State Hwy 16, Lewistown MO 573-215-2216 or email


GULLY TRANSPORTATION is looking for CDL-A qualified drivers for openings on Pneumatic/Liquid Tanks, and System Positions! Home throughout the week and off most weekends! We offer Great Pay, Home Time, and included Health Benefits! Call 800-566-8960 nw6-7 LPN’s 2-10 and 10-6, CMT 2-10, CNA’s 2-10. Apply in person. LaBelle Manor Care Center LaBelle, MO. 6-7* _________________________

Top Pay for RN’s, LPN’s/ LVN’s, CNA’s, Med Aides. $2,000 Bonus – Free Gas. AACO Nursing Agency 800-656-4414 nw5-8

Ayers Oil Co/Steak ‘n Shake is now accepting applications for restaurant managers. Please apply at Ayers Oil Co. Canton, Mo or send resume to devrac@moayerco. com nw7-8

Lewis Co. Ambulance

IS EXPANDING IT’S SALES STAFF due to company-wide growth!

IS HIRING 3 FULL TIME SALES ASSOCIATES to serve in multiple area locations If you want more opportunity in your job… now is the time to apply! If you are detail oriented, outgoing and friendly, a real go-getter AND driven to succeed, LET'S TALK! For the best qualified candidates, Cell Tech offers on-the-job training, competitive pay a great work environment and more! Benefits for full-time positions include 401K, insurance, vacation and paid holidays. Interested? Please

e-mail your resume in complete confidence to: No phone calls, please.

WANTED YOUR SCRAP metal paying up to $500 for junk cars and trucks. 573-406-7354. 5-7* _________________________ Chain saw operator someone w/farm or chainsaw experience opening in Lewistown. 573-893-2896. 6-8*

Emergency: Dial 911



SQUARE BALES of straw 573-655-4463 51-13* _________________________ FIREWOOD - seasoned, cut, split, stacked, $30/ pickup load; green, cut, split, you pickup, $20/pickup load; You cut fallen tree yourself, FREE. Call Tom Dolan 573-529-4522. 37-(3-15) _________________________ FARM MACHINERY, 8 wheel hay rake like new, New Holland baler #850, 9 ft. disc hay mower in good shape, pick-up hay spear. 573-494-1213. 7-9* _________________________ SQUARE BALES of hay, Steve Wright 660-341-4922. 3-8* _________________________ STEEL BUILDINGS - Save THOUSANDS, Factory Direct, Discount Shipping, ask about clearance buildings for early spring. 20x20, 20x30, More! Call Today 866-670-3936. 7-8* _________________________ HOUSE, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 2 car detached garage, in Lewistown, appliances convey. 660-341-2825 7-9* _________________________ BROTHERS knitting machine, model KH 260, Serial E5003800. Gently used, all papers and punch patterns included. $400 or best offer. Shown at my home in Lewistown, Mo., by appointment. Phone for viewing and trial Erma Jones, 573215-2549. 6-8* _________________________ HOUSE by owner, 3 bedroom, 2½ bath, ranch style home, w/fireplace, finished basement, two car garage, C/A, located above flood plain on White Street in Canton. Call 217-653-9689 for appt. 7-9* New and used Pool Tables, Complete Billiards Service, Over 40 Years Experience Quincy Billiards, 800 Maine Street, Quincy, IL 217-2237658 tf- od _________________________

INDOOR - Eagles on Hwy 81, Canton. Sat., Feb. 18, 8 am - 1 pm. baby to plus size clothing, lots of toys, some furniture, something for everyone. 7*

REDUCED! Buy a home while the rates are at a all time low! Budget priced at $49,900. 304 West Filmore, LaGrange, Mo. Rural development ready. Updated and all appliances stay. (31) View all our listing and virtual tours on line Diana Bockenfeld, Managing Broker Call: 217-653-4105

All real estate advertised herin is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.

Office: 573-767-5436 109 East Lafayette, Monticello, MO

New Listing – 205 S. 7th – 2-bed, 1-bath, energy-efficient home with attached garage sits on quiet street in downtown Canton. Spacious bedrooms and many recent updates to kitchen and living room, priced to sell - call Jennifer to set up a showing today (217) 257-8812. New Listing – Tolona, MO – 42 wooded acres with building sites and excellent hunting. Electric and water hookups on site. Call Craig for more info (660) 341-9305.. Williamstown, MO – 187th Ave. – Secluded rural home with 3-bed and 2-bath sits over a full basement on 6.8 acres. More acreage is available with this home! Call Jennifer at (217) 257-8812. Canton, MO – 703 Lewis St. – Great starter, rental or retirement home! 3-bed, 1-bath home with full garage that was renovated inside and out in 2008. Call Jennifer at (217) 257-8812.

Set up and ready for business Canton, MO Call 573 288 3090 STORAGE UNITS - available in LaGrange starting at $30.00 per month. 573655-4457. 5tf _________________________ LEWIS COUNTY Storage spaces available 8x8, 12x12, and 12x4, 2nd and College, & 4th and College, Canton. 573-288-3357 5tf _________________________ TAKING APPLICATIONS for newly remodeled 2 bedr. home in Ewing. New paint & carpet, appliances furnished, no pets, rent $450, deposit $450, 1 year lease. Contact Paul at 217-2571287 to receive application. 5tf

410 S 4th Street 573-288-5668


SMRon Neff Owner

573-470-2462 NO JOB TOO SMALL



STUMP REMOVAL Fully Insured • Free Estimates

573-478-3334 Ed Tate Maywood, Mo. 704 Bland St. - Canton $58,000

Denman Country Drugs, Inc.

Marilyn Roach Estate contact : Lisa Logsdon, PR (660) 341-0525


Agricultural - Recreational - Commercial - Residential

For Lease

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Homes For Sale

Contact: Bert Collier 217-242-2276 Bill Fretwell, Broker / MO & IL: 660.341.7735 Gary Klingele, Sales / MO & IL: 217.242.9554 Craig Myers, Sales / MO: 660.341.9305 Jennifer Wood, Sales / MO: 217.257.8812

LEWISTOWN 2 bedroom mobile home available immediately 573-406-9702 or 573-406-9501 5tf _________________________ 2 BEDROOM home-Canton. References required. 573288-3417. 6-7+ _________________________ TAKING APPLICATIONS for newly remodeled 2 bedr. farm house. S of Hwy 6 between Ewing & Lewistown. New appliances furnished, no pets, rent $650 month, deposit $650 / 1 year lease. Available April 1st. Contact Paul 217-257-1287 to receive application. 5tf _________________________ 2 BEDROOM apt. in Canton, garage, range & refrig. (deposit), no pets; washer & dryer hookup 573-288-3357 5tf _________________________ 2 BEDROOM upper, newly painted, utilities included in rent. 406 Lewis, Canton $400. Call 573-822-4578 5-7* _________________________ 1 BEDROOM apt/ground floor, 406 Lewis, Canton. Large Walk-in closet, utilities included $400. Call 573822-4578. 5-7*



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573-497-2727 1-800-637-1300

Hardin Realty 417 Clark St., Canton MO 905 College: Story and half Cape Cod. Perks include 2 car garage, plus car port. Easily accessible basement and 27’ walk in closet. Owner has reduced price by $4,500. Make an appointment. Shown anytime. Need listings!!!

LaBelle, MO – 309 Academy St – Own most of the block with this 2-bed, 1-bath home on 1.3 acres. Quiet neighborhood with plenty of room for pets. Priced to sell, call Jennifer at (217) 257-8812 to set up a showing.

James “Edd” Hardin, Broker Office 573-288-4427 Cell 573-406-8069

Lewistown, MO – Rt. Y – Excellent building site for house and lake. 26 scenic acres with 18 currently earning CRP payments. Call Jennifer for more info at (217) 257-8812.

Equal Housing Opportunity

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Williamstown, MO – 135 acres – 30 tillable, balance in timber with small house, metal shed and 2 lakes on property. Excellent hunting. Won’t last long! Call Jennifer for more info.

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P.O. Box 227, Canton MO 63435

Campbells Excavating & Trucking Digging, Basements & Ditches etc. Bud Campbell, Owner RR 3 Box 48 G 660-754-6322 Day 754-6034 Nights Kahoka, MO 63445


Pearl Machine & Tool L.L.C. 301 North 3rd, Canton, Mo. 63435 Phone 573-288-8665 (TOOL) Cell 660-216-5511 BENJAMIN MOORE PAINTS HARD SURFACE FLOORING

JANNEY BUILDERS SUPPLY & CONSTRUCTION, INC. General Building Contractor Plumbing & Electrical Canton 573-288-5586

Murphy Hauling Rock, Sand, Lime, Grain Fertilizer,

Wayne Murphy, Jr. 12340 190th Ave. Williamstown, MO 63473 (573) 853-4589

Denman Country Mini Storage

573-497-2727 1-800-637-1300


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THURS MARCH 15TH - 10AM Call today to be included in our Free Extensive Advertisement Campaign! (Feb 29th Deadline)

To Consign Call Monty Kirk 660-341-7412 573-406-5389 or email us @

123 Consigners Last Spring 372 Lots, 360 Sold


Give us the opportunity to market your equipment as we had several record breaking prices on equipment last year.

2012 RATES PER ITEM 10% Under $1500 8% $1500-$2500 5% $2500 & Up

Notice Equal Right Statement, LaBelle Manor, Inc. It is the policy of LaBelle Manor Care Center, LaBelle, Missouri who is an Equal Rights Employer and Skilled/Medicaid/Medicare facility, to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age sex, handicap, or veteran status and to make employment decisions consistent with this principal of equal opportunity. We do not refuse anyone the right to fill out an application for a job, if so qualified, or do we deny a person admission or the benefits of any services provided by the home because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, handicap, or veteran status. Deborah Huchteman, Adminstrator 1st Pub. Feb. 9, 2012


Consign Early! Many nice area farmers, dealers and secured lenders consignments to include tractor, trucks, skidsteer, trencher, trailer, planting, hay & tillage equipment, RTVs and much more.

Check Our Website Daily For Most Recent Updates!


Sale Every 1st & 3rd Sunday 573/ 406-8787 Now Taking Consignment

Sunday Feb. 19 @12:30

AT NEW LOCATION- 750 Rt C., LaGrange Mo 3 Wheeler & Tanning Bed

1984 125m 3 wheeler high & low range new tires runs & looks great, 28 bulb sun vision Tanning Bed works good.


The following are display furniture from Ramsey Jones, all items are like new. Beige Sofa, Beige Recliner, splash print sofa & loveseat, Plaid Broyhill sofa, Navajo style sofa & loveseat, striped loveseat, white print sofa & chair, 3 Recliners, 3 wing back chairs, Brass & Glass Dinette, 4 chairs, 11 Lamps, 3 drawer chest, 2 coffee tables, 3 end tables, 2 night stands, hardwood rocker, wood table with leaf, Duel mirror Dresser with matching headboard


15-pews 16’ & 10’ Long, 3 Throne chairs, oak chair, walnut secretary with Roll top 7’ Tall, 3 Door Book Shelf on wood rollers, 14 - Hardwood desk & or tables, oak corner shelf, 8’ pine book shelf, oak stand with 6’ chalk board, 6’ book shelf, 4-8’ tables, 4- metal round tables, metal cabinet with enamel top, 2-wood round tables, 15 little kids chairs all hardwood, 30 wood bench chairs sets of 1, 2 & 3

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE IN RE: Thomas E. Griggs and Meagan L. Griggs, Husband and Wife, as Tenants by the Entirety Trustee’s Sale:



HOME BUILDING SITES! Land is located in Section 20 of T62N•R8W (approximately 5 miles north of Lewistown, MO, just off Hwy. H on Hwy. Y). Property offers productive tillable farmland as well as some premier hunting/recreational acreage and home building sites!

Ruth Lundberg Trust - Bob Lundberg, Executor

SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS, LLC Ph. 217-847-2160 • • IL LIC. #444000107 For additional information, contact Bill Fretwell at 660-341-7735, or visit us online for details, maps and photos at:



Located Southwest of Ewing, MO on Rte N to end of blacktop then South on Co. Rd 127 1.1 mile to Co Rd 108 then 3/10ths mile on 108 to sale site.

Be On Time! Short Sale!

AC HD5 Crawler, runs good; Farmall 656 (G) Tractor, 3pt, single hyd, sells complete with GB800 Work Master Loader (shifting issues); KRONE AM242 Disc Mower; New Holland 56 5 bar side delivery rake with dolly; Int 16 hole drill, no grass; New Holland 270 Square Baler; Heider Auger Wagon; 1978 16’ Bumper hitch livestock trailer; Barge Wagon with Hoist, Wards running gear; 2 JD 55 A-B 3 Btm pull type plows with round spoke wheels; Gravity dump wagon; 210 pull type 10’ chopper (bad gear box); 10’ harrow attachment; 13’ H.M. open floor car trailer; Portable creep feeder with rails; Big Valley Hay Bunk; 2 (Hog) creep feeders and others; 4 galvanized water tanks; 5 bale rings; Poly bottom feed bunks. Also selling electric fence post and supplies; 2 partial rolls woven wire; 5 mineral blocks; hyd cylinder; stainless steel feeder; Husky electric cement mixer; B & D Workmate; car stands; push mower; deer stand; 4 saddles; older single axle (camouflaged) camper.




Sale conducted at the Comfort Inn located on the West edge of Canton, MO


New & Misc

Small Misc. & Collectables Lots of toy farmer magazines, metal peanut lunch box with thermos, 16 Disney plastic lunch boxes, 25 banks, over 20 belt buckles, Pepsi die cast trust banks, Avon bottles, elephant figurines, JD tins, board games, wood craft people dolls, cookware, glassed, DVD Player, DVD’s, Xbox 360 & controllers, 16 games, 12 new 84” Round table clothes, 3 new quilts very nice prints, cook books, small toys etc.

We need used furniture buyers!!! Lots of great deals.

For default in payment of debt and performance of obligation secured by Deed of Trust executed by Thomas E. Griggs and Meagan L. Griggs, Husband and Wife, as Tenants by the Entirety dated May 2, 2008 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Lewis County, Missouri in Book 509, Page 2070 the undersigned Successor Trustee, at the request of the legal holder of said Note will on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., (at the specific time of 3:50 PM), at the North Front Door of the Courthouse, City of Monticello, County of Lewis, State of Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash the following described real estate, described in said Deed of Trust, and situated in Lewis County, State of Missouri, to wit:


Kit Taylor Farm 12-8-12* Doris Long Property 6-17-12* Chas. Dewitt Property 11-6-12* Betty Hendrickson Farms 3-04-13* Dorothy M./Howard F. Higbee Farms 3-17-12* Hardin Far m 6-15-12* Dr. Michael/Alice Vaughn Farm 2-25-12* David & Vickie Gorrell Farms 2-15-12* Tim/Mark/Kay Dochterman Farms 11-6-12* Beverly and Dennis Welch Farms 10-19-12* CD/BL Corrigan Property 11-29-12* Crawford/Oliver Farms 5-8-12* Fenway Farm - Barkley, Rogers, St. Clair. 9-4-12* Barkley Farms, James & Brenda 9-4-12* Barbara Carskadon Farm 11-12-12* G & L Glasgow 1-7-13* Robert /Jere Taylor Farms (2) 10-29-12* Franks & Gorrell Farm 11-18-12* Farm of Seldon and Mary Logsdon 7-30-12* James & Carol Dettlaff Acres 11-11-12*


Tim Heimonen property 4-14-12* Courtney Farms 11-20-12* Gary and Patricia Bunch 7-01-12* and no fireworks!


Campen Farms 11-03-13* Violators will be prosecuted!


Offers productive tillable land Lying in Section 31 Twp 60N, R7W and Section 36 Twp 60N, R8W. MICHAEL S. & DONNA M. BOLING, SELLERS



FRI., MARCH 16 • 10:00 A.M.

6 panel dressing screen with Japanese shell design very nice, 25c Wood stove, Phillips Big screen TV, Crosley refrigerator, Maytag gas dryer, whirlpool washer, Hardwick electric stove, crafts man table saw on stand, electric base board heaters.

Auctioneer Note There are a lot of Big items in this Sale Bring a trailer to View early Contact Jesse at 573-406-8787 or you can go to our website to view picture. We Now Accept Visa Master Card & Discover

1st Pub. Feb. 9, 2012




Notice is hereby given that the annual meeting of the stockholders of the LaBelle Manor, Inc., will be held at the LaBelle Manor building activity room, in the City of LaBelle, Mo., at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 15. The purpose for which this meeting is held is to elect three directors to serve for the ensuing year and for any other business that may properly come before the meeting.

(Subject to Survey) • 5 TRACTS 365± ACRES Final McAfee/Hayes Auction Service and Associates 660-727-3796

Notice of Shareholders Annual Meeting LaBelle Manor, Inc.

Donnie Bradshaw, President


Excellent Facility Trucking & Detailing Available Livestock Equipment Welcome Sorry No Hayrack Items

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Lowell Reynolds Farm 12-27-12* Warner/McHughFarms 1-23-13* Emrick Farms-Harry & Neva Emrick $750 reward for information leading to arrest and conviction of anyone trespassing on Emrick Farms 8-9-12* David Keith Farm 10-29-12* Stice Farms / Rebecca Stice Jones Neil, Randy, Richard 10-29-12*



All of lot fifteen (15) in block one (1) in northwest addition to the town, now City of Canton, Lewis County, Missouri. to satisfy said debt and cost. Millsap & Singer, P.C., Successor Trustee 612 Spirit Drive St. Louis, MO 63005 (636) 537-0110 File No: 137714.022112.268613 FC NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. 1st Pub. Jan. 26, 2012

4t 2-16


Glenn Krueger Farms 9-22-12* C.D. Taylor Farm 5-06-12* Charles & Nell Little Farm 14942 Holly Ave (No hunting/fishing) 9-22-12*


Ronnie & Judy Pierce Farm & property 5-13-13*


Donald and Mazie Vogel Farm 8-23-12* Gregory Drainage District Levee and Farms 4-12-12* Bud and Karen Vogel 9-20-12* Whippoorwill Hill Farm Richard/Gene Porter Farms 1-17-13* Tony & Ronda Whitaker Lands 5-06-12* Owned or leased land by Danny L. Dannenhauer 11-03-12*


Paul Lahr Farms 7-01-12* Jenny D. Murphy Reid Farm 3-10-12* Gloria Burbridge Prop. 4-17-12* between Monroe & Jackson St Ronald L. Farr Farms 8-10-12* Sharon Crossett Residence 6-17-12* 400 N. Main Paul Legg Residence 6-17-12* 407 N. Main Paul Legg Farm 10-6-12* 22422 Ponderosa Ave. Lisa Borgstadt Property 6-21-12* 202-204 N. 4th Lonnie/Earnest Martin 11-04-12* (410 N. Main (old Cath. Church) Connie & Frank Bange and Marsha Allison 08-11-12*


Jim Lillard Farms 1-04-13* Donna Hudnut Farm is 12-20- 12* now RRVC LLC


Wilma Chipman, Jeannie S. and Barb C. and Glen Chipman 10-08-12*


Cotton Wood Hollow Farms William C. Sedelmeier 3-31-12*

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FOR THE RECORD Blessing performs 1000th heart surgery Blessing Heart & Vascular Center staff performed the 1,000th open heart surgery at the Center on Feb. 2. The first open heart procedure was performed at Blessing eight years earlier, on Jan. 20, 2004. Both the first and 1,000th open heart surgeries were performed by James Kase, MD, cardiothoracic surgeon and medical director of Cardiovascular Operating Room and Cardiovascular Unit, Blessing Heart & Vascular Center. Dr. Kase practiced in Kansas City, MO, and the state of Maryland for more than 15 years before being recruited to help open the Blessing Heart & Vascular Center program. “Advances are made in heart care every day,” said Debbie Heinecke, RN, administrative director, Blessing Heart & Vascular Center. “From less invasive techniques in heart surgery to new procedures in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and aggressive community educational campaigns, our goal is the same as it was eight years ago and our commitment is stronger than ever - to work with the people of this region against America’s Number One Killer, heart disease.”

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Project No. 2008-DI-50 Lewis County Industrial Development Authority Separate sealed bids for Demolition Contract #1 will be received by Lewis County Industrial Development Authority at the office of Canton City Clerk, 106 N 5th Street, PO Box 231, Canton MO 63435 until 11:00 o’clock a.m., March 2, 2012, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The Information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined at the following: Lewis County Industrial Development Authority, 900 S 4th Street, Canton, MO. Hours 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. This is the LC-IDA project office and is only staffed parttime. Copies may be obtained at the office of Benton & Associates, Inc. located at 2414 S Franklin St., Kirksville, MO 63501, upon payment of $35.00 for each set. Any unsuccessful bidder, upon returning such set promptly and in good condition, will be refunded his payment, and any non-bidder upon so returning such a set will be refunded $0. Please call 660-665-3575 to obtain Bid Documents. The owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids. Each bidder must deposit with his bid security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract, Section 3, Segregated Facility, Section 109, and E.O. 11246. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof. The Lewis County Industrial Development Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages MBE & WBE firms to submit bids. 1st Pub. Feb. 9, 2012 3t

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RALPH B. KELSICK Ralph B. Kelsick, Jr., 83 of Grandin, Mo., died February 7, 2012 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, Mo. The son of Ralph B. and Florence Mary Spathelf Kelsick, Sr. was born on October 21, 1928 at St. Louis, Mo. He was united in marriage to Charlene Arnold on May 26, 1972 at Canton, Mo. Ralph served in the U.S. Navy on U.S.S. PCEC882 during the Korean War. He retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture where he worked as an engineer for the Soil Conservation Division. He was a member of the National Trappers Association, Missouri Trappers Associations, Little Black Rural Fire Department of Grandin, Mo., and Otto Bruner Post #170 of the American Legion of Canton, Mo. He is survived by his wife Charlene Kelsick of Grandin, Mo.; a son, Jerry M. Kelsick of Ark.; two daughters, Sharon Young & husband Jim of Columbia, Mo., and Cynthia Kelsick of Riverside, Cal.; a sister, Mrs. Mary Jane Strack of Grain Valley, Mo.; eight grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles Arnold & wife Nancy of Lewistown, Mo., and Tom Arnold & wife Thelma of LaBelle, Mo., and several nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Herb Strack. Funeral services were held Feb. 11 at Good Hope Baptist Church near Grandin, Mo. Rev. Pete Joplin officiated. Graveside military honors and burial was held at New Florence Cemetery in New Florence, Mo. Visitation was held at the Good Hope Baptist Church near Grandin. Pallbearers were Danny Strack, Jayson Harvey, Jim Young, George Riggins, Buddy Cora and Cody Joplin. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at www.

Missouri Family Physician of the Year The Missouri Academy of Family Physicians is now seeking nominations for the “Missouri Family Physician of the Year” award. Nominations may be made by the public, as well as by physicians. Nominees should be board certified in family medicine with at least five years of experience in family medicine. Additional criteria for the award and a nomination form are available at org or may be requested by calling (573) 635-0830 or by emailing The deadline for nominations is March 15. Nominations may be mailed to MAFP, 722 West High Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101 or faxed to (573) 6350148. The winner will be honored on June 23 during MAFP’s annual Awards & Installation luncheon.


ROBERT E. FRIEDEN Robert E. ‘Bob’ Frieden, 92, of Lincoln, Neb. died February 3, 2012. Bob was born July 17, 1919 in Elgin, Iowa to Fred and Rose (Grimm) Frieden. Bob was the owner of Frieden Construction Company. Bob was a WWII U.S. Army Veteran and member of Denton American Legion Post 355 and V.F.W Post 131. He was survived by his wife Nina M. Frieden, daughter, Linda Gagner (Melvin), grandchildren, Toni Boardman and Edward Gagner, great-grandson, Ben Boardman, all of Lincoln, Neb.; sister, Dorothy Ellison of Canton, Mo; and many nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers and four sisters. A memorial service was held Feb. 8 at Roper and Sons Chapel in Lincoln, Neb. Military Honors were conducted by Nebraska Army National Guard and Denton American Legion Post 355. Memorials can be made to (C.N.C.F.) Concerned Nebraskans For Cystic Fibrosis. C/O 4810 W. Claire Ave, Lincoln, NE 68523.

Women and Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular disease is the number-one killer of women but most women are too busy to think about that fact. However, women should think about it, because what women do each day in part determines their risk for developing cardiovascular disease and suffering its life-threatening consequences. Here are some other facts about women and cardiovascular disease that are surprising: One in three women over the age of 20 has some form of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is the third most common cause of death among women ages 25 to 44 years old and two-thirds of women who have heart attacks never fully recover. Worldwide, cardiovascular disease is the single most common cause of death among women, regardless of race and ethnicity. More women have strokes than men. According to the American Stroke Association, each year more than 100,000 women under the age of 65 in the United States will have a stroke. Smoking is a major risk factor for heart attack in women. High blood pressure (hypertension) is also a cause of cardiovascular disease and roughly one third of adults in the United States have high blood pressure. Cardiovascular disease isn’t only about the heart. Women are affected by a range of cardiovascular diseases. Often, cardiovascular disease in one part of the body puts a woman at higher risk of cardiovascular disease elsewhere in the body. That is, if a person has heart disease, she is also at greater risk of stroke, for example. The best way to fight back is to understand how cardiovascular disease forms and how you can control risk factors. For more information contact the Hannibal Regional Medical Group Cardiology Department at 573-6293300.

Separate sealed bids for the construction of: CANTON LEVEE TRAIL AND SCENIC OVERLOOK will be received by the City of Canton, Missouri at the office of the City Clerk until 2:00 p.m., MARCH 13, 2012; at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The City of LaGrange, Missouri, will receive Bids for Sewer System Rehabilitation – 8-Year Contract until 2:30 PM local time on March 13, 2012, at City Hall, 118 S. Main Street, LaGrange, Missouri 63448, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

City of LaGrange CDBG 2008-DI-71 LaGrange Residential Buy Out Demolition Project

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:

Bids are invited upon the items and quantities of work as follows: 8-Year Contract with 4 Base Years and 4 Option Years with Work broken out by Year (2012-2019)

INVITATION TO BID The City of LaGrange will accept sealed bids regarding the demolition and removal of eight (8) residential structures in accordance with FEMA, SEMA, and CDBG Flood BuyOut requirements, and one (1) commercial structure, all located in LaGrange, Missouri. The commercial structure will be billed separately to the City. All material considered demolition waste must go to a DNR approved landfill. Material considered as clean fill can be hauled to contractor selected sites approved by the City. Contractors are required to carry commercial liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000. Demolition work will be expected to begin immediately upon notification and to complete the contract by August 15, 2012. It will be the Contractor’s responsibility to confirm property boundaries, submit DNR and NESHAP notifications, notify all utility companies and acquire asbestos abatement contractors when necessary before demolition is started. Lump sum payment can be requested when the final inspection notice is signed by the City and property owner(s). Landfill receipts and lien waivers are required. This project is wage rate exempt.

City of Canton, City Hall, 106 North 5th Street, Canton, Missouri. Poepping, Stone, Bach & Associates, Inc., 3523 Main Street, Keokuk, Iowa 52632 PH: 319/52408730 Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of: Poepping, Stone, Bach & Associates, Inc. upon payment of $50.00 for each set.

Sewer Main Cured in Place Pipe Lining – Approximately 35,215 LF (Total) Sewer Manhole Cementitious Lining – Approximately 1,143 VF (Total) Sewer Main Replacement – Approximately 4,409 LF (Total)

Any BIDDER, upon returning the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS promptly and in good condition, will be refunded his payment, and any non-bidder upon so returning the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS will be refunded $50.00. The City of Canton, Missouri hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, ancestry, or national origin in consideration for an award. The contract will be awarded to the “lowest, responsive, responsible bidder”. This contract requires payment of the prevailing hourly rate of wages for each craft or type of worker required to execute the contract as determined by the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. The applicable State Wage Rates for this contract are detailed in “Annual Wage Order No. 18”, that is attached to this bidding document. These supplemental bidding documents have important legal consequences. It shall be conclusively presumed that they are in the bidder’s possession, and they have been reviewed and used by the bidder in the preparation of any bid submitted on this project. Jarrod Phillips, Mayor, City of Canton, Missouri 1st Pub. Feb. 16, 2012


Contract Documents, including Drawings and Technical Specifications, are on file and may be obtained at the office of Klingner & Associates, P.C. at 4510 Paris Gravel Road, Hannibal, Missouri 63401 upon a Non-refundable deposit of $50.00 with Klingner & Associates, P.C. for each set of documents so obtained. A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of City of LaGrange, Missouri negotiable U.S. Government bonds (at par value or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total Bid shall be submitted with each Bid. Attention is called to the fact that no less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project, and that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin. The City of LaGrange, Missouri reserves the right to reject any or all Bids or to waive any informality in the bidding. Bids may be held by City of LaGrange, Missouri for a period not to exceed 45 days from the date of the opening of Bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the Contract. 1st Pub. Feb. 16, 2012



A mandatory bid conference and tour will begin Friday, March 2, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. at City Hall in LaGrange, Missouri. Bid packets can be picked up at LaGrange City Hall, 118 South Main Street, P.O. Box 266, LaGrange, Missouri, 63448 or Northeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission (NEMO RPC), 326 E. Jefferson, P.O. Box 248, Memphis, Missouri, 63555. Bids must be received by 4:00 p.m., Monday, March 12, 2012 at the LaGrange City Hall at which time they will be opened and publicly read aloud. For more information contact: David Davison, NEMO RPC, at 660-465-7281, ext 5. The City of LaGrange reserves the right to waive any informality and to reject any or all bids. The City of LaGrange is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 1st Pub. Feb. 16, 2012



Thursday, February 16, 2012 Press-News Journal •



Canton sixth grade Lady Tigers take first place in CYO league

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The sixth grade Canton Lady Tigers won first place in the CYO League, making them undefeated for two consecutive years. Pictured are: Olivia Jarvis, Brianna Caldwell, and Laken Hugenberg (front row); Katie Gaus, Taylor Lubbert, and Emilie Rieffer, (second row); Halley Durst, Reagan Roberts, and Peyton Holder (back row). The team is coached by Darron Jarvis.

C-SC Baseball falls in season opening double header The Culver-Stockton College baseball team tried to rally late in both games of a seasonopening doubleheader loss to Oklahoma Baptist University Friday afternoon. In the opener, the Wildcats trailed 4-1 when they fashioned a rally against Bison closer Jesus Carlos. Two singles and a walk loaded the bases with one out for Sergio Hernandez. C-SC was limited to five hits in the game, by five different players, and was guilty of 12 strikeouts of the 21 obtained by the Bison. Gene Nanney, in addition to Hernandez, drove in the other run for the Wildcats. C-SC scored five times on four hits, two hit batsmen, a walk and an error. Andrew Quiles had a two run single in the inning, while Michael Pena and Conner Cramsey had a RBI single each. Nanney drove in the other run when he was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. Pena collected two of the Wildcats’ six hits in game two. The Wildcats were issued two walks and struck out eight times in the game. The Wildcats (02) were scheduled to play Oklahoma Baptist on Saturday, Feb. 11, but expected cold temperatures have cancelled those games that were slated to begin

Wildcats Men and Women lose to Baker at home Baker University jumped out to a 39-20 halftime lead and was never threatened in a 63-52 Heart of America Athletic Conference victory over the Culver-Stockton College men’s basketball team Saturday afternoon at Charles Field House. Culver-Stockton shot just 28.6 percent from the field in the first half in falling behind. Things got better in the second 20 minutes as the Wildcats made 44 percent of their field goal attempts; however, could not get any closer than the final margin. C-SC was paced by Jason Tucker with 15 points and six rebounds in 28 minutes of action. Dorian Hobbs was the next highest with seven points. The Wildcats, who are 4-20 overall and 1-13 in the HAAC, will play Graceland University on Thursday, Feb. 16. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. in Lamoni, Iowa.

The Culver-Stockton College women’s basketball team dropped its fifth straight home game with a 67-61 loss to Baker University in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon at Charles Field House. Baker raced to a 32-26 halftime lead on the strength 44 percent (11-25) shooting in the opening period while the Lady Wildcats struggled to make 30 percent (9-30) of their shots. The loss drops the Lady Wildcats into a tie for seventh place with Baker and one game ahead of ninth-place Graceland, who they play next. Jessie Logsdon paced the Lady Wildcats with a season-high 21 points on 7 of 13 shooting. She made five of seven free throws and two 3-pointers. C-SC, now 13-13 overall and 5-9 in the HAAC, will play at Graceland University on Thursday, Feb. 16. Game time is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in Lamoni, Iowa.

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SPARK AUCTION S We need good clean merchandise Lots of buyers Call today to consign 573-406-8787 ~ Ask for Jesse B.A.S.H Cancer would like to thank all those who attended our soup supper on Jan. 28 at the Eagles. With a special thank you to Dr. Greg Collier and the Canton Eagles. We would also like to congratulate the winners of our coffee basket - Brittany Wiskirchen, Fleece tie blankets ‘Cubs’ - Lisa McDonald, and Cardinals - Sherry Lay. Thank you for supporting Lewis County Relay for Life & the American Cancer Society.

With Great Appreciation The family of Janet P. Kroeger extends their sincere thanks to all family, friends, and neighbors for thinking and praying for Janet throughout the time of her illness and death. All of the cards, kinds thoughts and deeds, prayers and comforting words were truly a blessing during this difficult time in our lives. Sincere thanks, Frank Kroeger, Lisa Lake, Julie Wolf, Carolyn Nunn and families


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Thursday, February 16, 2012 Press-News Journal •

TEN RIVERS CHAPTER of LEWIS COUNTY 9th ANNUAL PHEASANTS FOREVER BANQUET The Ten Rivers Chapter of Pheasants Forever (PF) in Lewis County, MO will be hosting its 9th annual fund raising banquet on...


Canton Boys’ Basketball team has an eventful week

Feb. 25th at the Caldwell Building, 1.5 miles west of Canton on Hwy 16. The event will feature live and silent auctions, raffles, and games featuring some of the finest wildlife art, guns, and outdoor merchandise, much of which is exclusive to Pheasants Forever banquets.

Doors will open at 5:30 pm. and there will be a 16 oz. ribeye dinner with sides served to your table starting at 6:30 pm. This banquet is one of the largest banquets of any wildlife organization in the area. 100% of the proceeds from this event will be used to restore valuable wildlife habitat, promote conservation education, and support youth organizations in and around Lewis County. No other national conservation in America has the power to spend 100% of its money in the community where it was raised. That local control has allowed the Ten Rivers chapter to spend tens of thousands of dollars towards its mission in Lewis County alone! No other organization in Lewis County does more for wildlife habitat and conservation education than the Ten Rivers Chapter of Pheasants Forever. Nationally, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever, are the fastest growing conservation organizations in America. Very few organizations are as fiscally responsible as Pheasants Forever. With 90% of its national revenue put directly into its mission, PF ranks in the top 5% of all charities in America, according to Charity Navigator.

For tickets or to find out more, call Rob Power 217 430 7959, Rob Carmichael 217 242 1134 or Mike Serbin 573 248 4877.

Thanks and see you there!

Photo by Maxine Hark

Nick Janney jumps to make a shot in the game Canton played against Keokuk on Thursday, Feb. 9.

Canton Boys’s Basketball team sunk two victo-

ries and one loss last week in games against Scotland Co. (Feb. 7), Keokuk (Feb. 9), and Schuyler (Feb. 10). In the first game, Canton won 58-39 with Nick Janney, Gabe McKenzie, and Brandon Berhorst being the three top scorers. In their game against Keokuk Thursday night, the Tigers lost 40-65.

The top scorers of the game wereBerhors, Garrett Serbin and David McReynolds. For senior night, the Tigers played Schuyler and won 78-43. Top scorers of the evening were Austin Hoewing, Tyler Niemann, and Berhorst. Currently the Tigers record is at 16-6.

Culver-Stockton Men fall to Benedictine while Lady Wildcats win Benedictine College limited the CulverStockton College men’s basketball team a seasonlow 33 points in a 7233 Heart of America Athletic Conference contest Thursday night in Atchison, Kan. C-SC was just 6 of 27 from the field in the first half and 8 of 28 in the second half to finish 14 of 55 for the game (25.5 percent). The Wildcats were 3 of 16 from the 3-point arc and 2 of 6 from the free throw line. The Wildcats committed only 13 turnovers in the

game and dished out 10 assists on their 14 field goals. The Ravens scored 14 points off turnovers and had 28 points in the paint while outscoring the visitors 43-19 off the bench. Ronald Dukes and Peter Rodriguez came off the bench to score six points each to lead the Wildcats, who fall to 4-19 overall and 1-12 in the HAAC. Zach Glenn grabbed a team-high seven rebounds for the Wildcats. Jason Tucker added five caroms and a team-high four assists.

The Culver-Stockton women’s basketball team took care of a thorn in its side with a 58-49 victory over Benedictine College at Ralph Nolan Gym Thursday night in Atchison, Kan. The two teams battled to a 29-29 tie at halftime as the Lady Wildcats shot 50 percent (12-24) from the field. Aneshia Starks led the way with nine first half points. In the second half, the Lady Wildcats turned up the defensive pressure, forcing 13 of the Ravens’

24 turnovers after the intermission leading to 19 points off miscues for the visitors. Starks finished with a game-high 14 points to go along with five steals and three assists. Jessie Logsdon added 14 points, while Rachel Larson came off the bench to net 13 markers. Tromesa May led the Lady Wildcats on the glass with seven caroms, followed by Emily Lay and Larson with six each. C-SC was out-rebounded by the Ravens 32-29.

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