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Serving the communities of Lewis County, Mo. since 1862 (USPS 088-820) Vol. XL New Series, No. 16 Canton, Mo. 63435 • 16 Pages • 2 Sections • 55 cents


Thursday, April 19, 2012

County in middle of rankings in state for healthcare BY DAN STEINBECK EDITOR


The Lewis County C-1 School Board has set May 1 as the date to interview a potential successor board member. The new member will take the place of Harry Scifres, who was elected last year. Scifres and Robert Reed Miller resigned in March after admitting voting on extra duty contracts for the 2011-12 school year that included family members of the two board members, a violation of state law. Miller was defeated in the election earlier this month as he sought his old position. There were four applications received by the C-1 School district, including a bogus one. The legitimate applications came from former board member Terry Faulconer, two-time unsuccessful candidate Jamie Brennan, and former board member and twice defeated candidate Donna Collier. The bogus letter came from “Mickey Mouse,” and was reportedly condescending of the C-1 School District. “It wasn’t very nice. It was turned over to the police,” C-1 Superintendent Jackie Ebeling. The meeting to interview the candidates will be Tuesday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public, and the board will vote and place its new member after the interviews.

Lewis County is ranked as number 54 of the 114 counties and the City of St. Louis in a recent report on healthcare. In two general categories, Lewis County ranked 54th in health outcomes and 53rd in Health factors. Here is how Lewis County ranked in six sub categories: 12th in physical environment; 34th in social and economic factors; 50th each in mortality and morbidity; 71st in clinical care; and 91st in health behaviors. The sub-category details show the Lewis County information, followed respectively by the national benchmark and the state average. Mortality – 8,328 premature deaths; 5,466 for the national benchmark and 7,981 for the state average. Morbidity – 20% poor/fair health; 10%-16%; 4.8% poor physical health days, 2.6%- 3.6%; 3% mental health day, 2.3%-3.7%; 6.8% low birth rate, 6.0%8.1%

Health behaviors – 28% adult smoking, 14%-24%; 34% obesity, 25%-31%; 30% physical inactivity, 21%-28%; 18% excessive drinking, 8%-17%; 241 sexually transmitted infections, 84-438; 25 teen birth rate, 22-44. Clinical Care – 18% uninsured, 11%15%; 85 preventable hospital stays, 4975; 79% diabetic screening, 89%-84%; 60% mammography screening, 74%65%. Social and economic factors – 91% high school graduation, national not listed, 86% state; 49% some college, 68%61%; 8.5% unemployment; 5.4%-9.6%; 25% children in poverty, 13%-21%; 21% inadequate social support, 14%-19%; 21% children in single parent households, 20%-32%; 174 violent crime rate, 73-518. Physical environment – zero air pollution particulate days, same for national and state; zero air pollution ozone days, zero national and 7 for the state; 10 access to recreational facilities, 16-10; 18% limited access to health foods, zero for

the national, eight for the state; zero fast foods restaurants, 25-47. To Lewis County Health Department Administrator Diane Lay, the two things that stand out for Lewis County’s report were the high adult smoking and obesity figures. “Both can lead to cardiovascular problems,” Lay said. Lay said past smoking cessation classes in Lewis County have not been well received, but said Missouri has the 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) for people interested in quitting smoking. As far as the obesity, Lay said there are some opportunities for exercise in Lewis County, but should people have questions about where to exercise, they can call the Health Department at 573-767-5312. She said the screenings figures are lower because many don’t have health insurance to cover the associated costs. Lay encourages families to exercise together to combat obesity and childhood obesity, and encourages people to make healthy food choices.


CANTON BUSINESS LEADER DIES A retired Canton store manager has died. Ray Snell, 88, Canton, died April 10 in Blessing Hospital. Snell was longtime manager of the former Niemann Foods in Canton. An obituary is on page 7B.

CLARIFICATION The Press-News Journal ran an article last week about the new fire truck for the R-4 Fire Protection District. The district has stations at Ewing and Maywood. The new truck is hosued at the Ewing station. The district was incorrectly stated in last week’s article.

TIGER BASEBALL The Canton Tigers were victorious over Mark Twain last night by a score of 12-0. The Tigers have improved to 6-2 for the year, having won their last six games. The Tigers were led by 2 hits each from Brandon Berhorst and Aaron Ellison. Garrett Serbin earned the win on the mound, throwing three innings, and then he was relieved by Lucas Brown. The Tigers put it all together last night: hitting, baserunning, pitching, and defense. The Tigers look to keep it going Thursday against La Plata, Friday against South Shelby, and in Madison on Saturday.



Photo by Dan Steinbeck

Sunshine breaks through low hanging fog on the morning of April 12 near Culver-Stockton College. It was midway up the college hill where the clear skies separated from the fog.


Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. has set eight open houses to discuss the cross-state pipeline project that will be located in 11 Missouri counties. One of those counties is Lewis, where the project enters in the southeast corner from Illinois. The closest of the come-andgo open houses is at the Quincy, Illinois Holiday Inn at 4821 Oak Street on Wednesday, April 25 from 5-8 p.m. three of the other open houses are listed in an ad elsewhere in this newspaper. The open houses will allow

the public to view displays and maps and talk with project team members. Specifically, it is for landowners, elected officials, and stakeholders. Enbridge has proposed expanding an existing pipeline with the construction of a nearly 600-mile, 36-inch diameter interstate crude oil pipeline from Flanagan, Illinois to Cushing, Oklahoma. The pipeline work will begin in 2013 and ready for service by mid 2014, and initially will be able to handle 585,000 barrels of crude oil a day. Enbridge is expected to invest $2.8 billion in the whole project.


The biannual Canton citywide yard sales are this weekend, April 20-21. There are 28 advertised sales in this issue of the Press-News Journal in the Canton area alone, and an unknown number of unadvertised sales which will be held, each offering a variety of goods. Next weekend is the Canton citywide cleanup, held on Saturday, April 28. The yard sales are held in the spring and the fall, and each of them is followed with citywide clean-up.







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Twenty-three practical nursing students were honored at a luncheon service Mar. 15 at Fiddlestick’s Restaurant in Hannibal. These students are enrolled in the Hannibal Public School of Practical Nursing at the Hannibal Career and Technical Center. Local students honored were Sarah Keith of Durham, Mo., and Kimber Kessler of La Belle.

Canton R-V Title I Blessing Hospital nurse earns advanced Informational Meeting There will be a Title I informational certification meeting at Canton R-V Elementary dur-

Penny Prigge, RN, Blessing Hospital Behavioral Medicine Services, has earned Board Certification in psychiatric and mental health nursing from the American Nurses Association. Prigge met certification requirements including a minimum 2,000 hours of practice in psychiatric and mental health nursing, completion of 30 hours of continued education in the field, and passage of a written examination. Prigge has more than 25 years experience as a Registered Nurse with 10 years in psychiatric and mental health nursing. She is an eight year member of the Blessing Behavioral Medicine Services nursing staff. A resident of Ewing, Mo., Prigge is a graduate of James A. Rhodes State College, Lima, Ohio.

ing the Track and Field day on May 1, 2012 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. for K, 1, 2, and then from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. for third and fourth grade. If there is a rain date it will be moved to May 7 same times. We would like to have parents fill out a parent survey.

LaGrange Election The City of LaGrange held a municipal election on April 17. Results from the only contested race for north ward council can be found at Allan Brinkley, Cathy Mack and Conni Blessing were competitng for the north ward position. John Solter, middle ward and Paul Guilfoyle, south ward, were both unopposed.

The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) will resume taking applications beginning April 24 for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funded Section 8 Housing RentAssistance Program. The NECAC-operated program provides partial rent payments for low to moderate income residents in 12 counties and the Vandalia/Farber area. The HUD Section 8 rent-assistance program allows NECAC to make full or partial monthly rent-subsidy payments directly to participating private landlords on behalf of the income-qualifying families and individuals. The tenant then pays the remaining balance of the rent directly to the land-

lord on a monthly basis. Only houses, apartments and mobile homes that meet standards for safety, cleanliness and affordability set by HUD Housing Quality Standards (HQS) and local city an county zoning ordinances may be approved for the program. NECAC provides the qualified applicants with a list of all local landlords who participate in the program. The qualified applicants are responsible for making landlord contact, applying for and signing an annual lease. For more information, call the appropriate NECAC County Service Center or the NECAC Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program in Bowling Green toll free at 1-866552-5560.

Canton Kiwanis pancake day Canton Kiwanis Club is holding Pancake Day 2012 on April 28 at the Methodist Church picnic grounds at Seventh and Washington from 7a.m. to 1p.m. Pancakes and whole hog sausage patties will be served the oldfashioned way. This year, all proceeds from Kiwanis Pancake Day will go to the Canton Park Board for continued improvements to playground equipment and facilities in Central Park. Tickets for Kiwanis Pancake Day 2012 are currently available from any Kiwanian, or they may be purchased at the picnic grounds tent that day. A Buck Bucket will be available for donations to the parks project, as well. Canton’s High School Kiwanis Key Club, Boy Scouts, and Culver-Stockton College education students will help with Pancake Day. After all ticket holders have eaten, extra sausage will be offered for sale. Canton Kiwanians hope that Pancake Day 2012 will make the park a better place for all the community’s children and their families.

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Hillbilly auction The Hillbilly Auction will be held at the Lewis County Fairgrounds on April 21 at 10 a.m. The auction sponsored by the Oyster Prairie 4-H club will have a variety of small animals and farm related and gardening items for sale. No hoofed animals will be offered but a

variety of poultry and other small animals will be auctioned. Consignments are welcome. The public is invited to attend this event. Contact Grace or Paul Bringer at (573) 655-4657 or (573) 7953387. Food and drink will be available.

Thanks to my family & friends for prayers, cards, phone calls and food. Thanks to Dennis and Sharon for caring for me in their home & Holly for looking after things at home while I was away. Thank you & God bless all. Margie Van Meter

Effective April 6, 2012 the lobby and drive-up at Keokuk Elks announced winners in their annual sixth grade essay contest. The theme “Our Flag, what it means to me.” The contest was open to all area sixth graders with Keokuk, Clark County, Warsaw, Hamilton, Carthage and Canton R-V students participating. Alexander Jarvis of Canton R-V was the winner in the boys division. He is a student in Mrs. Tereasa McKenzie’s class and the son of Robin and Kevin Jarvis. Alexander received a monetary award and a citation award from the Keokuk Elks Lodge 106. Pictured from left to right: Alexander Jarvis and his teacher Mrs. Tereasa McKenzie. Alexander’s award-winning essay is below.

What the flag means to me by Alexander Jarvis Canton R-V

the past and will continue to do so in the future. They also will help allies we have. We even have a Veterans Day to honor them. Going to war isn’t always a matThe flag means a lot to me, and it should mean just ter of choice. The government made a draft plan so we as much to you as it means to me. Our flag stands for don’t run our of soldiers. I appreciate the soldiers that our freedom and other rights that other countries don’t help our country in war. have. The flag also stands for the veterans that fought People have made major sacrifices to make America for and sacrificed their lives for the U.S. what it is today. Some of the major sacrifices include Some of the freedoms I think are important are free- leaving their families to go to war and sometimes even dom of the press, freedom of speech, and freedom of death. Not only have the soldiers made sacrifices but the religion. I think freedom of the press and freedom of people in our everyday lives have, too. Some of those speech is important because you are able to use the people could just live across the street or be the mailwords from your heart and let people know who you man. Many people will make a sacrifice one day or antruly are. Freedom of religion is important because other. you can study and worship any religion you believe in. This is only a small portion of what he flag means These are important freedoms for our country to have. to me. I hope this makes you think about what he flag The veterans have saved our country many times in might mean to you.

Lewis County C-1 Board Minutes Minutes from the Lewis County C-1 Board meeting held April 11. Minutes are edited, a full copy can be obtained from the Lewis County C-1 Central Office. In action taken, the board approved the resignation of Karyn Quach, third grade teacher at the elementary school. Approval of contracts for all certified (probationary and tenured) staff and extra-curricular contracts for the 2012-2013 school year. In the District financial report, after nine months of the school year, the district has received 95 percent of thie porjected revenue and expended 66 percent of their projected expenditures. The Board approved the 2012A MSBA Policy update. For more information on this policy and other policies, contact the C-1 Board Members or

visit the website at www. The bids for two new buses were approved, the buses will arrive in July or August. The district has received numerous Sunshine Law requests over the past several weeks. The multitude of documents and secure leagal assistance has become more of the norm than not. The cost to the district is significant. The C-1 Board approved the April 4 election results, followed by the 2011-2012 C-1 School Board dissolving. The oath of office was given to E. H. Smith and Neil Jennings. David Porter was nominated and approved as Board President, Tina Abell vice-president, Patty Uhlmeyer Board secretary and Evelyn Scifres treasurer. Bonnie Russell and two girl scouts presented a program on bullying.

The Board approved the A+ Partnership Plan. Also approved a request from Billie Miller for three students to attend the National FCCLA Star Events in Florida and approved to offset their costs. On May 1 the board will begin the process of interviewing candidates to fill the vacated position

of a board member. Candidates are Terry Faulconer, Jamie Brennen, Donna Collier and Mickey Mouse. The Mickey Mouse application is from an unnamed source. Baccalaureate is scheduled for May 16 at the Ewing Baptist Church.

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Lewis County IDA promotes “Buy Lewis County”

BY RITA COX Reporter

The Lewis County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) will sponsor a series of articles in the coming months that will highlight businesses in the county and encourage people to support these hometown businesses. Buying local not only helps businesses continue to provide services to residents, but the tax dollars go to support the schools, provide money for roads and maintenance and other essential services. Money spent locally stays local. Hometown businesses help support the many organizations and events in the community. Purchasing local goods and services can save gas money and time, and the service from a local business usually exceeds standards. Local business owners know their customers and how valuable they are. Helping the local economy with buying local, makes the community a better place to live and more opportunities are available to residents and future business

owners. The IDA is an organization that began with informal meetings beginning in 1991 by individuals interested in promoting economic growth in Lewis County. A corporation was formed and then approved as an Industrial Development Authority, bylaws were adopted at the first organizational meeting. Legislation authorizing a landfill tipping fee was passed by the Missouri General Assembly in 1993 and was signed into law. The citizens of Lewis County then showed their support at the polls by authorizing the collection of a $1.50 a ton fee for materials deposited into the landfill in eastern Lewis County. The tipping fee provides the revenue source for the operation of the Lewis County IDA. The organization has many purposes. Creating long-lasting and beneficial jobs for area residents; assist existing employers to become more competitive, encourage new employers from within Lewis County, develop strategies for capturing more local consumer dollars, access out-

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side sources of capital and assist the improvements of infrastructure, recreational and cultural facilities. The Lewis County Industrial Development Authority provides financial assistance to Lewis County businesses and industry with funds administered via zero percent loans to qualified applicants, providing for the expansion

of existing businesses, and to attract new businesses with an emphasis on employment. These loans are made in conjunction with other financial institutions. The IDA is governed by an eight person board of directors appointed to specified terms by the Lewis County Commission. Bill Smith is director.

Board members are Steve Ayers, president; Jeff Janney, vice-president; Randall Sharpe, treasurer; Jim Ellison, secretary; Dan Griesbaum, Chris Huebotter, Robert R. Miller and Janis VanMeter. More information can be found at the The phone number is (573) 767-5393.

The Lewis County area has many features,that make the area an inviting place to live, work and shop. The area businesses depend on local support. The public is encouraged to continue to support all Lewis County businesses and events. Buy Lewis County, it will make a difference.


A Pinwheel for Prevention garden was placed in front of the Mark Twain Casino on April 13. Employees of the casino showed their support by wearing t-shirts.

Mark Twain Casino is partnering with The Child Center, Inc. to help support their community project Pinwheels for PreventionT. The Casino displayed a Pinwheel Garden in front of the Casino and employees showed their support and recognized April as National Child Abuse Prevention month by wear-

ing Pinwheel T-Shirts on Go Big Blue Day. The Child Center, Inc. is a child advocacy center that serves Lewis, Clark, Knox, and many other counties in Northeast Missouri. The Child Center, Inc is a place where a comprehensive, coordinated approach is taken in response to allegations of

child sexual and physical abuse occurring in the 14 county service area. At the Center, specially trained child forensic interviewers, investigators, law enforcement, and medical personnel form a team to make decisions about investigation, treatment, and prosecution of child abuse cases. Services are provided

in the child friendly, non threatening environment and include the following health related programs: Forensic Interviews, medical SAFE exams, Mental Health Counseling, Crisis Intervention, Case Management, and Prevention and Education on Sexual Abuse for the community, school professionals, parents and children.


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Going to the TV psychologist BY DAN STEINBECK EDITOR

Everybody - someone famous once said - is trying to get his or her 15 minutes of fame. That must be the explanation for some of the people on “solve-yourproblems -TV.” The dirty laundry some people wouldn’t tell a neighbor, under the guise of privacy, is aired when people call into self-help talk radio shows or TV self-help shows like Dr. Phil, or they agree to be on those TV courtroom shows. Do they think their neighbor, boss, significant other won’t find out about these? The viewer just knows the host of the broadcast show is going to ask questions and say things that will make the person(s) with the private issues wish they could slide unnoticed under the carpet. Watching such TV is of the same mentality for watching car races for the wrecks or watching Christians being fed to lions. Yet people go on TV all the time bringing up the trivial or going on TV with obvious moral lapses. They take trivial court matters to TV court, only to be publicly scolded by a TV judge trying to boost ratings. Is any of this really worth it? Do they really expect Dr. Phil to say to bless immoral behavior or condone weird relationships and loony decisions? No, likely, he’ll drawl, “What were you thinking?” Do they really think the TV judge will let rules

STEINBECK slide when in many of those cases, it’s obvious for whom the judgment should go? No, it’s an opportunity to berate this one coming on TV. People could save a lot of time, money, and embarrassment, by giving an honest assessment of their life, and scolding themselves on audio or videotape, (or a modern digital equivalent) and playing it over. Then while playing it, the person can stay home, make sure windows are closed, feel like dirt anyway as they would have on the TV show, and not have to worry about the neighbors hearing of the problem. Then they can change their life and then at a later time go on TV with the past firmly in the past. Instead, to get their 15 minutes of fame, they send their problem to the TV psychoanalyst and beg, “Pease pick me. Please berate me in front of millions, so I can finally get some attention. Please Please.” In the words of Dr. Phil, “what are these people thinking?”


Autism resources are available Because children with autism often have an impaired sense of danger, they are at serious risk of injury, trauma or death. Drowning is the leading external cause of death among individuals with autism. Autism-related wandering incidents present a unique challenges to first responders and search personnel, as many autistic children are non-verbal and unable to respond to rescuers. Their reaction to seeing emergency personnel is often one of fear rather than relief. The first major study on wandering was conducted online by the Interactive Autism Network (IAN). According to the responses from more than 800 parents, roughly 50 percent of children between the ages of 4-10 with an ASD(Autism Spectrum Disorder) wander at some point, four times more than their unaffected siblings. The behavior peaks at 4, but almost 30 percent of kids with an ASD between the ages of 7-10 are still eloping, eight times more than their unaffected brothers and sisters. Nearly half of the respondents said a child was missing long enough to cause significant safety concerns, with 32 percent calling the police. Two out of three reported their wandering child had a “close call” with a traffic injury, while almost a third said their child had

a “close call” with drowning. Another alarming statistic: 35 percent of families with wanderers said their child is “never” or “rarely” able to communicate his name, address or phone number, either verbally or by writing or typing. No wonder more than half of parents say wandering is the most (or among the most) stressful ASD behavior, ahead of self-injury, rigidity, aggression, and meltdowns. Locally, the Northeast Missouri Autism Support Group is making first responders aware of the characteristics and special needs of individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Member Sally White designed a bracelet to alert first responders that an individual has an ASD and would love to see this bracelet equipped with a tracking device for those who might wander or bolt. Those who would like to know more about her efforts may e-mail Sally at Training is also available through the Kirksville Regional Office for any emergency personnel or community members who want to know more about Autism. Contact us at 660-785-2500 or email me at leanna.holdren@dmh. . Leanna Holdren, Autism Navigator Kirksville Regional Office

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This photo shows LaBelle students of 1944-45. The picture was given to Sue Sayre of Lebannon, Mo., from Allene Waller Mason and will be donated to the Lewis County Historical Society. Most of the people have been identified. Front row: Allene Waller, Maggie Fletcher, Doris Primm, unknown, Jane ?, Patsy Redding, Mildred Turpin, Mary Turpin, Mary Manyx, Verne Logan, Phillip Woodworth, Vernon Bradley, Norman Morriss, Donald Webster. Second row: Jean Scheneboom, Eva Burkhart, Marlene Krane, Sally Smith, Joan Hirsch, George Baker, Paul House, Johnny Stutsman, Elmo Wilson. Back row: Kenneth Benner, Calvin Gilbert, unknown, Marjorie Redding.


BACKWARD GLANCES From the pages of early Lewis County newspapers 25 Years Ago Press-News Journal April 9, 1987 Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Musholt of LaGrange will celebrate 50 years of marriage with an open house at the Catholic Church in LaGrange. The couple were married April 19, 1937. 45 Years Ago The Canton-Press News April 19, 1967 After reaching a 16.3 foot crest at Canton, the Mississippi River started a slow decline, standing at 15.7 feet Wednesday morning. Mu Gamma chapter of Chi Omega sorority at Culver-Stockton College celebrated the chapter’s centennial with more than 100 alumnae living in the Canton area between Seattle. Wash., and Washington D.C. 50 Years Ago The Canton Press-News April 19, 1962 Town employees were busy this week installing new parking meters heads. Many of the old ones were completely worn out, so the Town recently purchased 100 new ones to be used in the locations where they get the most use. The meters cost $57.50 each, less eight dollars exchange for the old ones. Green’s Dairy quality spring specials include one half gallon of vanilla ice cream for 55 cents; ice cream Easter eggs for twenty cents each and sour cream or chip and dip for 29 cents. 75 Years Ago The Canton Press-News

April 19, 1937 Jacobesen-Hils Mercantile company will close out their entire stock, and in so doing one of Canton’s oldest and biggest firms will quit business. Theodore Jacobsen and Howard Hils, both well known Canton businessmen have enjoyed a big business and their store was popular in the community. Collins Theatres, Inc., owners of the New Gem of which John Collins is manager, have purchased the Miller-Starr Opera building on Lewis Street and will replace the old building with a modern picture theatre. The house, barn and meat house on the farm of Mrs. John Lillard, two miles west of Canton, burned Sunday morning, only a few things were saved. 85 Years Ago The Canton Press-News April 19, 1927 Mrs. B.A. Lay went to Lewistown and brought home 1,000 White Leghorn baby chicks from the Busy Bee hatchery. Mrs. Lay raises poultry on a big scale. She has sold 128 broilers but only received 38 cents per pound. The price was a disappointment to her. Dr. Harris of Canton was called to Williamstown Saturday to see Mrs. Sarah English. He came as far as Monticello by car, then Emmett Briscoe took him the rest of the way with a team and buggy. It took all afternoon and until about 9 p.m. to make the trip and return. Entire Mississippi

Culver-Stockton salutes retiring QND Principal Ray Heilmann In recognition of his longstanding commitment to education, Culver-Stockton College recently hosted a celebratory reception in honor of retiring Quincy Notre Dame Principal Ray Heilmann. Heilmann and his wife, Judy, a 1970 graduate of Culver-Stockton College, were welcomed by members of Culver-Stockton administration, faculty and staff during the reception. Heilmann is retiring at the end of this school year after 39 years of service to Quincy Notre Dame High School.

Valley is flooded. The upper river above St. Louis escaped until this week. Water over the tracks north of St. Louis interrupted train service to Canton, washout track at Alexandria, caused by flood water of the Des Moines River, also prevented train service from the north.

105 years Ago The Lewis County Journal April 19, 1907 W.W. McFayden, the genial host of the Patten Hotel at Lewistown, has changed the name of the house, In the future it will be known as the Tremont Hotel.

95 years Ago The Lewis County Journal April 8, 1917

125 years ago Lewis County Journal April 18, 1887

Hilbert and Henderson, of this place are among the large number of volunteers in the U.S. Army of Agriculture and have recently had the yard at the Lindell Hotel plowed and planted in potatoes, We presume they will donate the crop to Uncle Sam. The Bunker Hill and Prairie View Sunday schools have united for the season and organized last Sunday with Julian Lay and clarence Marks as superintendents. Pauline Legg was elected secretary and treasurer.

The complier of the Lewis county History says that at the first election after the county was organized in 1833, there were but 83 voters participating. Of these only two are living. William Hagood and John G. Nunn. Three of the voters had served in the War of the Revolution, Meshach M. Birchfield, Anderson Long and John Wash, Jr. At that date there were but two townships in the county, Canton and Union, and these comprised all the territory now included within the counties of Lewis, Knox, Clark and Scotland.

Thank You! From the Lewis County Fairboard To everyone that supported the Fish Fry and Silent Auction To the Lewis Co 4-H Clubs and Camden Scifres for the entertainment To the following businesses & individuals that donated for the Silent Auction: Orscheln’s Hannibal Tractor The Fillin’ Station Pepsi – Evan Lay Lewis Co. Farm Bureau Highland High School Greenhouse Kreative Kakes by Lisa Mary Kay – Lisa Schrek MFA – AgriServices Kay Beauty Salon FCS Financial – Hannibal Scentsy – Lea Munzlinger Blessing Physicians Services Alva Farr Aaron Lay Stanley Wilson

Selby Implement Co. Canton Vet Clinic LG Seeds – Kevin Cary Senator Brian Munzlinger Farmers Coop – Craig Todd Cuttin’ Corner – Debbie Cottrell Sutter Seed The Farm Shop NAPA – Canton The Buckin’ Bull Ace Elder Automotive Sydenstricker’s – Palmyra Buff ’s Engraving Ursa Famers Coop Lewis Seeds – Michael Hicks MFA Oil 31 Gifts – Kim Berhorst







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COMMUNITY NEWS Meeting of Midway Cemetery Sparks-Lester to wed North of Lewistown will be held at the Cemetery

Sunday, April 22 at 2 p.m.


The Durham Community Center and Ball Park will hold their annual meeting and honors for area graduates on April 25 at the center on Highway 6, Durham, at 6 p.m. There will be a carry-in supper with the center furnishing the meat, drinks and table service. Former honorees of the center are also invited. The annual meeting of the center will be held immediately following the supper. Anyone wishing to serve on the board of directors is encouraged to attend. For more information and to RSVP, contact board president Martha Roberts at (573) 494-3633.

The Ewing Community Seniors Housings, Inc. is updating our apartment applications. In order to move into an apartment, you must be on our waiting list of approved applications. For an application, call 573-209-3356. 1st Pub. April 5, 2012



Bids for E-911 Road Sign Replacement Lewis County E-911 is currently accepting sealed bids for 911 Road Sign Replacement now through May 8, 2012. Anyone interested in placing a bid can request a copy of the bid specifications at the Lewis County E-911 Center located at 100 South Washington in Monticello, MO. They can also be requested to be mailed or faxed to interested persons by calling the 911 Office at (573) 767-5451. Lewis County E-911 will open bids at the regularly scheduled Board Meeting on May 8, 2012 at 6:30pm. Lewis County E-911 reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Saints Avenue Opry scheduled for April 20

1st Pub. April 19, 2012

Baliee Marie Sparks and Jonathan Ryan Lester

Thank you Thank you to all who helped in my election to the Lewis Co. C-1 School Board. Your votes and support are very much appreciated.

Durham community Center to host annual meeting and honor graduates

Davie and Teena Sparks of Ewing, Mo., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Bailee Marie Sparks to Jonathan Ryan Lester, son of Brian and Sandra Lester, all of St. Louis. Miss Sparks is a graduate of Highland High School, Ewing, Mo. she is currently traveling with The Lester’s gospel singing ministry.

Lester is a graduate of Tower Grove Christian School in St. Louis and received a degree in business from Harris-Stowe State University, St. Louis. His is currenlty singing for the family ministry, The Lester’s. The wedding is planned for May 12 at Meramec Caverns in Stanton, Mo.

Tom Johnson’s Saints Avenue Opry opening show at the Lewis Street Playhouse will begin on April 20 at 8 p.m. The show features traditional county music, with Tom Johnson, Darin Epperson, Patty Chandler, Phil Talbott, Virgil Watts and Lyndon Alderton. Shows will be on the first and third Fridays of each month. With each paid ticket on opening night, customers will receive a discount certificate for Saints Avenue Cafe’s Seafood buffet on show night of May 4. Reservations may be made at (573) 769-2403, but are not required. Everyone is invited to attend.


Thank You We would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, concerns and prayers for our mother Rue Evans Myers at the time of her illness and passing. Thank you to Lance Bonnell and Jesse Rogers for talking to her. A big thanks to Blessing Hospital 2nd and 5th floor nurses, and Country Aire for taking good care of our mother. Thanks to the Coder Funeral Home and the staff, the phone calls, cards, food and memorials, and the Mount Olivet Baptist Church for dinner after her services. Thank you also for how the family hung together for our mother, grandmother and sister. Rue Evans Myers family

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LEFT - At the 40th Annual Northeast Mo Performance Tested Bull Sale in Palmyra, Mo., Johnnie and Julie Schultz was presented with the award Outstanding Commercial Producer by David Wilt, 2011 BCIA President. RIGHT - McCutchan Angus was presented with the award Outstanding Seedstock Producer at the 40th Annual Northeast Mo Performance Tested Bull Sale in Palmyra, Mo. Pictured left to right: Al Kennett, Cindy McCutchan, Ella McCutchan, Dan McCutchan and David Wilt, 2011 BCIA President.

Highland Elementary Competes in Math Contest The Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics held their 27th annual Math Contest April 14 in Hannibal, Mo. Lewis Co. C-1 students competed with 10 other school districts in concepts and problem solving. Competing at the fourth grade level: Shaun Bailey, Addison Lay, Joey Mittelberg, and David Poehl. Fifth grade participants were: Treyton Bringer, Garrett Catron, Tucker Olson, and Sam Walker. Participants from the sixth grade were: Morgan Bell, Emily Dehner, Jace Jagger, and Allison Lewis. Students placing in the top ten and bringing home ribbons were: Fourth grade in Concepts: Joey Mittleberg fifth place, David Poehl second place, and Addison Lay first place. Fourth grade Problem Solving: Joey Mittelberg eighth place, David Poehl fifth place, and Addison Lay third place. Fifth grade Concepts: Ticker Olson seventh place and Garret Catron forth place. Sixth grade in Concepts: Emily Dehner second place. And, sixth Grade Problem Solving: Emily Dehner sixth place. Addison Lay, David Poehl, and Emily Dehner will be advancing to the state level at Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo., on May 5, 2012. Sponsor Peggy Steinbeck accompanied the students to the contest, while Cory Kessler, Mary Schmitz, and Peggy Steinbeck coached the students in preparation for the contest. TOP - pictured are: (back row L TO R) Shaun Bailey, Jace Jagger, Emily Dehner, Morgan Bell and Allison Lewis. (Middle row left to right) Addison Lay, Garrett Catron, Tucker Olson and David Poehl. (Front row left to right) Joey Mittelberg, Sam Walker and Treyton Bringer. BOTTOM - Winners were (L TO R): David Poehl, Joey Mittelberg, Addison Lay, Tucker Olson, Garret Bringer and Emily Dehner. C Y






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Knox City News

By Myrna Hoteling

By Nancy Shouse

Jenny and Jerry Reid joined the rest of the Reid family in the home of Jackie and Garry Higley in Salem, Ill., for Easter dinner followed by an egg hunt for the children. Nancy Howe and Michael Foley entertained Easter guests. They enjoyed visiting and dinner. Guests were Bob and Jayne, Lizzy and Caitlyn Kunz, Springfield, Ill., Jacob Foley and Courtney Heberlein of Glen Carbon, Ill., Mark, Sherrie, Shannon, Cassidy and Dylan Foley, Adam Foley of Quincy. They were treated to a call from Patrick Foley and family in Glendale, Ariz. John and Betty Lillard met their son Tom, wife Tracy and daughters, Logan, Ryan and Quinn in Springfield last week. Joyce Lewis, First Vice President of Garden Club and Nancy Howe editor of the Garden Forum attended the funeral service for past State President, Jean Roseman in Eldorado Spring on Monday. Mary Hill of Carlton was a weekend guest of Raymond and Bessie Stanbaugh. On Sunday, dinner guests in their home were Virginia and Mike Carpenter, Novelty, Mo., Dave and Deanna Stanbaugh, Clark, Mo., Ed and Pat Stanbaugh, Doug, Brenda and Drew

Mallet, Kim, Aron and Brock Schneider, and Edith Schmuck all of La Grange. Georgia Richter visited with Vivian Beilstein in Maple Lawn Nursing Home on Tuesday. Army Specialist E4, Corey Vaughn visited his Dad Michael and grandparents Alvin and Mary Vaughn while on leave from his base in Vincemza, Italy. On Monday ,Alvin and Mary enjoyed the day with their grandchildren. Weekend visitors were Jason, Ashely, Tucker and Ella Vaughn from California, Mo. Others present were Corey and Michael, Jim and Martha, David, Gayle and Lexie, and Greg, Chris, Mitchel, Jenifer and Andrew. They held an egg hunt on Saturday for the children which worked out better weather wise than Sunday. Mallory and Teresa Stahl had their children home on Easter and enjoyed dinner and visiting. They held an egg hunt for the children. One clever young grandson hid his eggs in the backyard while the other children sought eggs in the front yard. Vivian Beilstein will observe her 93rd birthday on Friday April 27. I know she would appreciate hearing from her friends. Her address is Maple Lawn Nursing Home, 1410 West Line, Palmyra, Mo. 63461.

Maywood News By Loretta Bringer Charilyn Stalder visited with her brother, Bill and Elizabeth Shults on Saturday. Lea Ann, Jaclyn and Nolan were also visitors. Sunday morning, Charilyn attended the sunrise service at Dover and enjoyed the breakfast and fellowship that followed. On Easter morning, Seth, Lea Ann, and Jaclyn Waters joined her for the Easter service at South Union Baptist Church and Alissa Lay, Jaclyn’s friend,was also a visitor. Mary Jane and Edward Tate enjoyed having their family for dinner on Easter Sunday. They also attended the Easter service at South Union Baptist Church as a group. Easter dinner guests of Charilyn Stalder were Bill, Brenda, Jay, Meg and Quinn Stalder. Dennis, Lea Ann, Nick and Jaclyn Waters, and Jeff and Vicki Fritzsimmons. Later the family enjoyed an Easter egg hunt outside. Easter Sunday guests of Paul and Irene Durst were all of their children and their families and Andrew Marshall and Tucker Martin. There were 24 in attendance and two great-grandchildren, Alayna Moore and Emily Bowman. Their family enjoyed an Easter egg hunt during the afternoon. Mary Jane and Edward Tate visited her brother, Jack and Faye Weber

in Kirksville on Sunday afternoon. South Union Baptist Church is welcoming Judy Davis of Lewistown, as a new member, and her baptism will be on April 29 during the regular morning worship service. Dale Eisenberg is back in the hospital and hopes to get home this week. It was so good to have him and his wife in our Easter service last week. The community was sorry to learn of the death of Donna Van Camp of Quincy. She is the mother of Lisa Eisenberg. Lisa’s husband is Terry, and their family lives in Maywood. Don Barron, brotherin-law of Erma Dee Jones, has had a setback after his heart surgery and is in intensive care. Mr. Selmer Johnston passed away Saturday. He was a long time resident of Maywood. He lived next to the old Baptist parsonage in Maywood. Robert Johnson is home from the hospital and the area is glad his injuries from a horse accident are healing. Mrs. Julie Hood from St. Charles was visiting with Rachel Bringer on Saturday. They are long time friends from college and Loretta Bringer joined them in the afternoon. Friday evening Marvin, Loretta, Rachel, Bruce and Kathy Bringer, Evelyn Brink, Gene Trautvetter, and Bobby Shepard enjoyed dinner in Quincy.

Anniversary Elmer & Lois Parrish of LaBelle will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on April 29, 2012. Family and friends are invited to a reception on

April 29, 2012 from 2 - 4 pm. at the LaBelle Fire Station, hosted by their family.

LaVeta Wolter of Knox City had Easter dinner for her family. Most of her children and grandchildren were present.They had a Easter egg hunt. Betty Jo Simmons of Lewistown had Easter dinner. Present were: Brandon, Bridgett and Ryan Wolter, Kim, Joe and Jared Barnard, all of Knox City; Candi, Dana, Cambell and Madison Harder of Iowa; Bert and Karla Oberdahlhoff, Chance Tungate, Coby Murry, Nancy Shouse, all of Edina; Kisha Tungate of Warrensburg; Robert Oberdahlhoff of LaBelle, and Tyler Simmons of Lewistown.They had a Easter egg hunt in the afternoon. Coby Murry spent Saturday night with Chance Tungate.

Coby, Chance and Kisha visited Dwayne Tungate on Sunday. May Birthdays include May 1-Russ Miller, Robert Mitchell; 2-Kevin Tarpein, 5-Kelly and Kyle Austin; 9-Janet Runquist, Chelsea Adams; 15-Lori Hatfield Hall; 19-Pat Wolter; 20-Joani Norton Dale; 24-Brian Banks; 25-Byron Ewalt, Terry Max Goodwin, Tanner Marble; 27-Eddie See; 29-Georgia Watson. Anniversaries: May 26Bill and Judy Fountain of Knox City, 31- Cindy and Bob Maddex, Sandy and Janice Browning of Knox City. Robert Pape of Colony spent Easter with Tina Pape, Auston and Aaron Lawrence of LaPlata. Kelly and Terry Miller of Knox City visited Bob Pape last week.

Durham community Center to host annual meeting and honor graduates The Durham Community Center and Ball Park will hold their annual meeting and honors for area graduates on April 25 at the center on Highway 6, Durham, at 6 p.m. There will be a carryin supper with the center furnishing the meat, drinks and table service. Former honorees of


the center are also invited. The annual meeting of the center will be held immediately following the supper. Anyone wishing to serve on the board of directors is encouraged to attend. For more information and to RSVP, contact board president Martha Roberts at (573) 494-3633.

of Clubs and Organizations

Progressive Neighbors The Progressive Neighbors Club met on April 10 in Canton for lunch with eight members attending. President Kay Dodd opened the business

meeting. Roll call was answered with something about gardening. The next meeting will be May 8 at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Deloris Herrick.

Sign-Up and Re-Enrollment Deadline Extended For CRP General Sign-Up U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Bruce Nelson today announced that the sign-up deadline for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has been extended to April 13, 2012 due to strong interest. After the CRP general sign-up ends on April 13, FSA will evaluate offers based on cost and the Environmental Benefits Index (EBI). The EBI takes into consideration variables such as wildlife habitat, water quality protection, soil erosion reduction, air quality protection and other enduring benefits. Accepted offers will become effective Oct. 1, 2012. CRP is a voluntary program available to agricultural producers to help them use environmentally sensitive land for conservation benefits. In return, USDA provides participants with rental payments and costshare assistance. Contract duration is between 10 and 15 years. Producers are encouraged to contact their local FSA service center or visit FSA’s website athttp://www.fsa. for additional information regarding CRP.

We wish to thank everyone for the cards, flowers and prayers at the passing of Goldie Kaylor. God bless you all! From the Family of Goldie Kaylor

Obituary LEROY CARPER LeRoy Carper, age 75, of Ewing, Mo., passed away April 14, 2012, in his residence in Ewing, Mo. He was born March 15, 1937, at LaBelle, Mo., the son of Roy Lewis and Anna Lou Wilson Carper. LeRoy received his education at LaBelle Schools. He served his country in the United States Air Force from 1958 to 1962. He worked for several factories including Brower Manufacturing in Quincy, Ill., and Electric Wheel (now Titan). He also worked for Valley Steel for two years in Cookeville, Tenn. LeRoy enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church at Ewing, Mo., and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving are two sons, Kevin L. Carper of Ewing, Mo., and Douglas D. Carper and wife Beverly Jane of Maywood, Mo., four grandchildren, Justin Joe Carper and wife Alicia, Lakin Stallard and husband Lewis, Bradly (Brad) Carper and his fiancée Britta, and Troy Carper and his wife Elizabeth, two great grandchildren Lane Carper and Bently Joe Carper, two step-great grandchildren Emma Gist and Daltton Stallard, and one sister, Dorothy Ausmus, and six half brothers and sisters Paul Carper of Quincy, Ill., Donnie Ray Carper, Diane TenEyck, Betty Fay Scrifers, Susan See and Regina Chapman all of LaBelle, Mo., and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Charles Herbert Carper. Memorial services with full Military Honors will be held in the LaBelle Cemetery on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. Reverend Jesse Rogers will officiate the services. Mr. Carper’s wishes were to be cremated and there will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northeast Missouri and left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO 63447. Press-News Journal, April 19, 2012

More obituaries on pages 6B & 7B

Take to the Road for Adopt-A-Highway Program With spring here, Adopt-A-Highway volunteers have already begun to take to the roads picking up litter. With 403 adopters covering 610 miles, the Northeast District will have several volunteers on the roadsides over the next few months. We ask that the traveling public be aware of the volunteers alongside the road, and drive safely. These volunteers are what help keep Missouri’s roadsides beautiful year-round! If you, or someone you know, would like to become a part of the program, please contact the MoDOT Northeast Customer Relations Team to find out more information. You can email us at or call us at 1 888 ASK MODOT (275-6636). Or you can visit our website at and then you will click on the “Adopt-A-Highway” link at the bottom of the page.

LaGrange Cub Scout Pack 173 Indoor Yard Sale at LaGrange Lions Hall

April 21, 2012 8 am-1 pm Baby items, Kenwood Stereo system, clothes and many more items! Alot of items for just 25¢! Proceeds go to camping and summer activities.


You don’tt have to bee a farmer to o call Kim..

Preschool Screenings Highland Elementary School will be holding preschool screenings on Monday, April 23, and Tuesday, April 24. Screenings are open to all preschool age children of the Lewis County C-1 School district. (Child must turn 3 years of age before April 23 in order to be screened.)

Call HES office at 573-209-3586 to make an appointment.

Kim Hugenberg Lewis County Farm Bureau Agent


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Miller takes National Canton native to coach Archery Championship in Arizona BY DAN STEINBECK Editor

Submitted Photo

Brooke Miller of Lewistown, Mo., stands with all her indoor trophies.

At the age of 11, Brooke Miller, Lewistown, has won many awards in Archery. Brooke first began shooting a bow in 2011 with her father. She joined 4-H and won Missori State 4-H in Junior Compound

Release in 2011. She went on to shoot indoor at Presley’s Midwest Open in Peoria, Ill., and won first place. In December 2011, Brooke took first place at the NFAA State Indoor Missouri Bow Hunters

Fish Day At Farmer’s COOP Ewing, Mo.

Saturday, April 21 9 am to 11 am Call 573-209-3221 to pre-order “Bring your own container with pond water”

Tournament. In January 2012, Brooke placed first at the Kansas City Shoot-Out and then traveled to Des Moines, Iowa to place first at the Iowa State Shoot. She took first place and set a record at Moberly, Mo., in the Missouri Archery Association Tournament. She went to as Vegas, Nevada in February 2012 and won second place in the World Archery Festival. Since then, she has placed first place in the Midwest Indoor Sectionals, (Raytown, Mo.); Missouri Deer Classic (Columbia, Mo.); State Championship (Linn, Mo.) where she also set another state record and broke her own high scores; and a National Championship (Louisville, Ken.) with a perfect score of 300 each day. Brooke shoots a Hoyt bow and competes in the Cub Female Freestyle division. Her other hobbies include hunting and softball.

American Family Insurance names Mark Reinebach Agency as Agency of the Month! Mark Reinebach Agency Inc. of Canton, MO has been named Agency of the Month by American Family Insurance. The Agency received the honor for outstanding sales of American Family insurance products during the month of March. Agent, Mark Reinebach has been an agent for American Family since March, 1987. His office is located in the Canton Shopping Center, Canton, MO.

A Canton man has been named Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at a Division I School of about 3,500 students. Aaron Hill, 25, of Quincy, will be assistant coach of the Eastern Arizona Junior College Gila Monsters near Tucson, Ariz. It will be his first stint of coaching at the college ranks. Hill was a standout basketball player at Canton R-V, and at Rockhurst University, an NCAA Division II school, and played pro ball for a year with the Ringwood Hawks in an Australian basketball league. After an injury, Hill was back for rehabilitation in Quincy, and helped coach the Quincy High School Blue Devils. He said he enjoyed helping coach at Quincy, and that set the wheels in motion for his latest decision. “I thought I’d play again and the decision came to going to Germany (to play) or coaching,” Hill said Monday, April 16. “I’m real excited about the opportunity to coach.” “Eastern Arizona has done real well the last two years. I hope to help them continue that with their program,” Hill said.

Lacy Seeger, Licensed Agency Sales Specialist, has also been named Salesperson of the month in the Agency. The Agency awarded Lacy with this honor for outstanding sales and customer service during the month of March.

Morgan Leonard Licensed Customer Service Rep

Highland High School Varsity and Junior Varsity Golf Team recently played against Canton at River View Golf Course.

Highland Golf Scores JV Date: 3/26 3/26 3/30 4/2 4/3

Highland: vs. Canton vs. Clark Co. vs. Hannibal vs. Scotland vs. Palmyra



3/26 3/28 3/30 4/2 4/3 4/3

vs. Canton vs. Clark Co. vs. Hannibal vs. Scotland vs. Palmyra vs. Monroe City


Visitor: C. Co.: Ha: S: P:

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Can.: C. Co.: Ha: S: P: MC:

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Seafood Buffet Friday, April 20th begins at 11 am

UPCOMING Tues. April 24 Italian Buffet begins at 11 am

Sat. Night - April 28 Missouri Breaks Band 9 pm







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The Durham Community Center held their annual Easter Egg Hunt and Bake Sale Apr. 1 at the center, with over 80 youngsters participating. Along with the candy they collected, each child received a free prize. A boy and girl’s name was drawn from each of the three age groups and they received an extra prize. The winners from the 0-4 age group were Brady Puls and Kara Smith.


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Submitted Photos

The 5-8 age group winners at Durham’s Easter Egg hunt were Bryer Decker and LaKaylee Austin.

The 9-12 age group winners were Preston Ranville and Chaselyn Bruhl.

Submitted Photo

The Canton 6th Grade Lady Tigers ended their season with a second place finish at Culver Stockton and a first place finish at Knox County. Pictured are: front row: Reagan Roberts, Taylor Young-Kruse, Katie Gaus. Back row: Peyton Holder, Taylor Lubbert, Olivia Jarvis, Halley Durst, Brianna Caldwell.

Photo by Rita Cox

Carmen Stumb and niece Layla enjoyed talking to people at the Lion’s Club Fish Fry held on Good Friday.

UPCOMING EVENTS Have an event to share?

Submit it to or call 288-5668. APR 20 Canton Saints Avenue Opry at the Lewis St. Playhouse, opening show at 8 p.m.

APR 21 LaGrange LaGrange Cub Scout Pack 173 Indoor Yard Sale from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Lewistown 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. C Y


Hillbilly Auction at the Lewis Co. Fairgrounds 10 a.m.

Ewing Fish Day from 9-11 a.m. bring your own container with pond water.

APR 28 Maywood Maywood Volunteer Fire Dept. Fish fry, serving 5-7 p.m.

Canton LaGrange Garden Club Plant and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. - 12. at Central Park.







It’s Spring Cleaning Time FREE! Sell it in the Classifieds

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Buy two weeks, get the third

Must be paid in advance to receive offer


HELP WANTED Summer Sitter/Nanny

LaBelle Manor Care Center has a position for part time LPN Please apply at the business office. Mon. - Fri. 8 am-4 pm EOE MFHV

At our home, Ewing, M-F 7:30 am – 5:30 pm. 6yr old & 9mo old. Drivers license/reliable car a must. Meals provided in funloving home. Basic cooking, cleaning Some 4-day weeks. Approx. June 4 – Aug. 11 Cell: 402-321-7040



Help wanted in the home health care industry. Premier Home Health Care out of Memphis, Mo., is currently looking for a CNA, someone with home health care experience or will train the right candidate. We have employment available in the Lewistown and Baring areas. Please contact Premier Home Health Care at 660465-7550 if interested.

Substitute Bus Driver The Canton R-V School District is accepting applications for the position of Substitute Bus Driver. Applications may be obtained at the Superintendent’s Office, 3rd and Madison, Canton, Missouri 63435 or by calling 573-288-5216. The Canton R-V School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. nw16-17



Candidates Assists Pharmacist by:

•Preparing / Dispensing Medications •Maintaining Inventory Records •Computing Charges / Data Entry •Cleaning / Sterilizing Equipment

Job Fair

Must possess excellent customer service skills and be detail oriented.

Cell Tech Electronics is moving to a new location. We will be having a Job Fair on April 26, 2012 from 12 pm to 6 pm at our future location.

Qualified Candidates Should Contact: Jody Gutierrez 4830 Broadway—Quincy, IL 62301 Or Apply Online At: EOE

The address is 1801 Elm Street in the Canton Shopping Center between Subway and County Market. We are hiring full and parttime employees to work multiple shifts in our new location.

Country Corner Grocery, Lewistown, Mo.

Cashier/Deli Must be over the age of 19 yrs. Must be able to work Weekends and Nights as well as Weekdays. Contact - Robin Stark at the Store.

Wanted E-911 Part Time Dispatcher Lewis County E-911 is now taking applications for PartTime Dispatchers. Applicants must be willing to work nights and weekends. Must also possess a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to pass a criminal background check. Applications can be picked up at the 911 Office located at 100 South Washington St. in Monticello or request one to be mailed or faxed by calling (573) 7675451. Lewis County E-911 is an equal opportunity employer. 1st Pub. April 19, 2012


Central Stone Company Huntington Plant Central Stone Company has two positions available for plant maintenance personnel to work the evening shift. We are looking for mechanically minded people with welding abilities. Pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check required. Company offers competitive wage and benefit package. Replies received by 4/30/2012 will be considered. Qualified applicants send resume or hand written work history incl. salary history & requirements to:

Central Stone Company Attn. Randy Murphy 46445 Sweetbay Lane Hannibal MO 63401-7211 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!



SPRING PLANT SALE MILLER’S GREENHOUSE located 6 mi. NW of Canton, off Hwy 81. Watch for signs. Tomatoes & vegetables $1.00 (4pack) lots more flowers than last year $1.25 (4pack). 6� baskets $6.00 ~ 8� baskets $8.00 10� basket $10.00 ~ 12� basket $12.00

Highland High School Greenhouse

Bedding Plant Sale Vegetables, Herbs and Flowers Friday, April 27th 3:00-7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 28th 8:00 a.m. - Noon Friday, May 4th 3:00-7:00 p.m. Saturday, May 5th 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Located behind the Ag Shop at Highland More info contact:




FRIDAY/SATURDAY 7:30 - noon; 1501 Wyaconda Avenue, Canton; Grill, new Tupperware, wet vac, trunks, Avon Stein w/boxes, bulletin board borders/letters, Christian posters & bulletin board sets, Jewel Tea dishes, Avon nativity w/boxes, tablecoths, cookbooks, DVD player, wire gutter covers, men’s waist 38 slacks, lots of wonderful stuff. 16*

HAPPYTIME Preschool is now taking applications for the 2012-13 school year. For more information call 217430-5831. 14-16* _________________________ CONCEALED carry classes handgun safety & marksmanship. NRA certified Chuck Webster 573-2883564 or 217-242-0743. 16-18* _________________________



SQUARE BALES of straw 573-655-4463 13-25* _________________________ 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 573529-4522. 37-(3-15) _________________________ Registered Angus Bulls Long yearlings. Terry Little 573-470-0846 12-20* _________________________ 2 - 12� O’Ryan Cobalt Subs in box with pioneer amps $125 obo. 217-430-5831 14-16* _________________________ 6 LOTS on White Street, $25,000; call 573-822-7954 15* _________________________ MOBILE HOME PARK in Canton on Green St. sits on 8 city lots, 13 mobile homes, $70,000; call 573-822-7954 15* _________________________ 1994 CHEVY S-10, 6 cylinder, 5 speed 107,000 miles; $2,500. Call 573-822-7954. 15* _________________________ 1995 FORD RANGER, 4 cylinder, 5 speed, 131,695; $1,000; Call 573-822-7954. 15* _________________________ SPRING METAL buildings clearance - thousands off Factory Direct Pricing. Discount Shipping Available - Available sizes include 24x20, 20x30, more! Limited availability call Today 877-280-7456. 15-16* _________________________ 2004 Chevy Monte Carlo SS, Dale Earnhardt edition Supercharged. 38,000 miles, excellent. Trades considered. $13,500 OBO 217-617-0553 16+ _________________________ 2001 Buick Park Avenue, 85,000 miles, senior owned. $3,900 217-617-0553 16+ _________________________ 1996 Ford F250 2wd, 85,000 miles, clean. $6,500 217-617-0553. 16+ _________________________ 1988 Chevy 2500 4x4, 4 speed, $ 1,250.00 217617-0553. 16+ _________________________ 7 PIECES of used, patterned, green carpeting approx. 12 ft x 20 ft each; 6 pieces of carpet pad approx. 6 ft by 10 ft each, $110.00 for the lot. Call 573-4700633 to see. 16+ _________________________ 3 WHEEL Handicapped scooter, $500. 573-2880020. 16-18* _________________________ 2 RENOVATED Canton Homes: 2800 sq. ft., 4 bed, 2 bath Victorian, $110K and 1,800 sq. ft., 3 bed, 1 bath, $58K. 319-551-9801. 16-18* _________________________

MUST SELL: Tires: four P235-60-16 Asking $100 Motorcycle for parts or repair, 1980 Honda CB 750, $300. 3 Wheelers: three Honda ATC 70, One for parts $400 or best offer. Car: 2008 Chrysler 300 C AWD, V-8, Hemi 4 door $21,000 Call 573-478-3637 nw16-17

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108 N 4th Canton Former - New Beginning Store 9 am - 5 pm Fri. & Sat.

Couch & chair, oak table, rocker, have some very nice brand clothes, jeans and more.

FOR RENT STORAGE UNITS - available in LaGrange starting at $30.00 per month. 573655-4457. 14tf _________________________ LEWIS COUNTY STORAGE 8x8, 12x12, and 12x24 spaces in Canton, Mo. Call Campen Rentals 573-2888966 14tf _________________________ NEWLY decorated 2 bdrm. home located in Canton, NO pets 573-288-5586 14tf _________________________ MOBILE HOME on scenic lot LaGrange Bluffs, 3 bdrm, 2 bath. 573-655-4457 14tf _________________________ STOREFRONT AVAILABLE, 200 North 4th, $400/ plus deposit, you pay electric, water furnished, 573288-8966. tf _________________________


Office Spaces For Lease

COUNTRY HOME 28x36 on 2 acres, 2 bdrm., 2 car attached garage, Located in Knox County Mo., Hwy frontage. Call 660342-5251 Several other bldgs. tr

Set up and ready for business Canton, MO Call 573 288 3090 HOME FOR SALE

Something More, Nothing Less

Price Reduced: Manufactured Home w/large addition and covered patio/ carport. Large living room, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, dining, kitchen and utility room, on 1.2 acres. Includes all appliances. Outside Storage building. PRICED TO SELL. 2 miles west of Canton off Hwy. 81, 31332 170th Street. Interested parties call 573288-3237 3t- 5/3

www.bockenfeldand Diana Bockenfeld ABR, CRS, GRI 217-653-4105 4531 Maine, Suite R Quincy, IL 62305

(217) 228-1000

Hardin Realty 417 Clark St., Canton MO 31603 Clark Rd: Motivated seller. Has reduced price on this home $7,500. Sitting on 1.2 acre; this 2 bdrm ranch is ready to move into. Double car garage, full basement. May be shown anytime. Call today for more details.

James “Edd� Hardin, Broker Office 573-288-4427 Cell 573-406-8069 Equal Housing Opportunity

For Rent LaBelle Sr. Housing 1 bedroom, well-kept apartments for rent, income based rent, includes utilities, refrigerator and range. Quiet atmosphere. On site laundry facilities. Contact Amy Parrish, P.O. Box 169, LaBelle, MO 63447

LaBelle Senior Housing 660-213-4012 tf

Quincy, Il 62301 331 S. 36th Suite 1

CALL DERL 217-779-1150 or RUTH 217-779-1151

Bu an sine d H ss om e

This business & home is ready for you! Business has proven income profit and all equipment stays with business. As added bonus you can reside right next to your business-no need to buy gas! Make an appointment today

WANTED RESPECTABLE FAMILY wanting to rent or rent to own an older home. Prefer outside city limits, but would consider home in town. We are willing to fix and repair home as needed. Please call 217-740-9711 14-16*

LOST SOPHIE IS LOST! Great Dane female Black with white on neck and chest. If seen call Susie Karch 573-822-2618

Office: 217-224-8383

NEW HOME IN CANTON. All the best! Geo thermal system. Amish cabinets, hardwood floors and sits on 1.4 acres. Call for appointment to see this premier home. ON CANT

g Sale


36.1 acres Hunting Property.

Lots of potential-Lots of possibilities for this property. Great location and priced to sell!

Bill Fretwell, Broker / MO & IL: 660.341.7735 Susan Adam, Sales / MO: 660.342.2773 Craig Myers, Sales / MO: 660.341.9305 Jennifer Wood, Sales / MO: 217.257.8812 Office: 573-767-5436 109 East Lafayette, Monticello, MO REAL ESTATE

Agricultural - Recreational - Commercial - Residential

PUBLISHER’S NOTICE: 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.

Restaurant & Bar For Sale – Lewistown, MO – Local community would love to see this familiar establishment open again – plenty of business nearby with close proximity to schools, ball fields, banks, hunting areas and Hwy 6 frontage. All equipment and fixtures convey. New roof and outdoor patio/beer garden. Excellent business opportunity – asking $75,000. Call Jennifer today for more info 217-257-8812.


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BUSINESS DIRECTORY Campbells Excavating & Trucking

ALLTOWN M S Ron Neff Owner

Digging, Basements & Ditches etc. Bud Campbell, Owner

573-470-2462 NO JOB TOO SMALL


RR 3 Box 48 G


660-754-6322 Day 754-6034 Nights Kahoka, MO 63445


STUMP REMOVAL Starting $35.00

Pearl Machine & Tool L.L.C.

Fully Insured • Free Estimates

35” Gate Opening Same/Next Day Service

301 North 3rd, Canton, Mo. 63435

573-478-3334 Ed Tate

Phone 573-288-8665 (TOOL) Cell 660-216-5511

Maywood, Mo.


Denman Country Drugs, Inc.

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

573-497-2727 1-800-637-1300 Murphy Hauling Rock, Sand, Lime, Grain Fertilizer,

I N S U R E D • O S H A C E RT I F I E D

Roofing • Drywall Siding • Remodels New Construction

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

217-440-4906 • 573-209-5979 Ewing, MO

Denman Country

This advertising spot could be yours.

Mini Storage

Contact Paula or Karin at and find out how

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



RECREATION, LAWN & GARDEN, & BOAT AUCTION SUNDAY, APRIL 22nd 12:00 p.m. Highway 136 - Wayland, MO * B O AT S * 1978-27’cabin cruiser, 352 Chevy, nice homemade double axle trailer; 26’ cabin cruiser, 302 Ford motor; open bow Crestliner, 65 hp, Mercury with trailer, nice older boat; 18’ open bow Beach Craft in board motor with trailer, no titles; 16’ open bow 120 Mercury cruiser with trailer, no titles.

* VAN-LAWN & GARDEN - KIDS DIRT BIKE * 1983 E350 Van/Truck dually, auto, 67,068 miles, V8; yard machine, 12.5 hp, 38” deck; weedeater, 12 hp, 38” deck, 6 sp.; Cub Cadet LTX 1050 hydrostat, 22 hp, 50” deck, 2 yrs. old, 50 hours (nice); Craftsman, 20 hp, 46” deck, hydo with lawn sweep, Craftsman, 13 hp, 42” deck hydro.

* GUNS * CANCELLED!! - Due to Consignment Auction Laws we have been forced to cancel the Gun Auction. Again, sorry for any inconvenience.

* COINS * Steel war pennies; Indian Heads; 2 cent pieces; large cents; Buffalo nickels; V nickels, Shield nickels, 1858 Flying Eagle; 1853-0 half dime; 1863-S half dime; 1857 Flying Eagle; Mercury-Barber-Seated-Bust dimes; Barber-Seated-Standing Liberty quarters; Walking Liberty-Barber halves; 1899-0 Morgan dollar; 1885 Morgan dollar; 1926-S Peace dollar; 100 lots of coins.

* HOUSEHOLD GOODS - HAND TOOLS * AUCTION NOTE: 12 P.M. SHARP: Ring 1 will sell Boats followed by Vehicles followed by riding mowers & lawn-n-garden items. Ring 2: 12 P.M. SHARP: 2-4 wagons of household goods followed by 2 wagons of hand tools & misc.

HEARTLAND AUCTION MO Office-Hwy. 136 Wayland, MO, 660-754-6624 Dan Buntin Auctioneer’s Cell: 309-337-6607 GIVE US A CALL - WE SELL IT ALL!

Lewis Co. Fairgrounds taking consignments until 8:30 am, small animals, farm related and misc. gardening, livestock supplies. NO hoofed animals. Sponsored by Oyster Prairie 4-H. Food and drinks available. Consignments welcome - Call Grace or Paul Bringer 573-655-4657 or cell 573-7953387. nw14-16

SPARK AUCTION S 573/ 406-8787 Now Taking Consignment 750 Rt C., LaGrange Mo

Gun Auctions Auctions every 1st & 3rd Thursday at 6 pm

FFL Licensed Faclilty $3 per person to get in to the auction $2.00 per gun $1 for small items Bring in 10 Items or more and no charge to get in. $5.00 paperwork fee & NICs check (Buyers only) people purchasing guns. No charge to anyone no selling guns under 5 guns. Next Auction is April 19th Listing so far for this sale is: Winchester 94-17 HMR; Winchester 41-410 single shot bolt action; Winchester 68-22 cal.; Winchester model 12-12ga.; Winchester (NEW) never shot 94-10 -410 lever; Winchester 70 -22/250 Leopold 12x scope; Winchester Coyote 70, 25 cal Buckmaster Nikon scope 6x18; Rugar SS Remington 7mm mag, Leopold scope 4x12; Sweden 6.5; Henry US Survival 22 auto.; Remington 870 Express mag. 20 gau. Bring your guns & items in early to get them registered & or put on our web page. Open all day








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Sale to be held at the Eagles Club, 31348 170th Street, Canton, MO


Saturday April 28, 2012 ~ 2:00 p.m. OPEN HOUSE DATES: Sat. April 21, 12-2 p.m. & April 28, 12-2 p.m. (Prior to Auction)


Terms and Conditions: Absolute sale with property being sold “As-is/ Where-Is� in its present condition. Twenty-five percent (25%) of the bid price to be paid on day of sale with the balance due on or before May 15, 2012. Title insurance in the full amount of purchase price will be provided by the seller. The 2012 real estate taxes will be prorated to day of closing. Immediately following the sale the successful buyer(s) shall enter into a written contract with seller and provide written loan approval with proof of funds to purchase property. For Additional Information Contact:

Zanger & Associates, Inc., REALTORSÂŽ Greg Zanger (217) 430-6680 / Mike Zanger (217) 257-7931

PUBLIC AUCTION Due to the death of my husband, we will sell the following Real Estate, Cars, Truck, Motorcycle, Shop Tools and Household, located in Steffenville, Mo. From Ewing, Mo., follow Rt. 156 West approx. 8.5 miles to Rt. D, turn left on D and go approx. 1.5 miles to Steffenville, Mo. Watch for signs on

Updated windows & roof Separate HVAC systems Shown by appointment only.



OPEN HOUSE on Sat., April 21 from 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

209 S. 4th Street

74 ACRES¹ • 2 TRACTS Sale to be held at the Comfort Inn Banquet Room, Canton, MO

TUESDAY, APRIL 24 • 6:00 P.M. Land is located in Sections 30 & 31, T63N•R6W, Canton Township, Lewis County, MO. From Canton, MO, take Hwy. 81 northwest approximately 5 1/2 miles to Tract 1. From the Junction of Hwy. 81 & Hwy. E continue north on Hwy. 81 approximately 1 mile to Tract 2. (Be watching for presale directional signs). Tracts represent productive tillable cropland and sells with full possession for the 2012 crop year.

OPEN HOUSE on Sat., April 21 from 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.

Representing & Closing Attorney: The Cruse Law Firm, P.C. Fredrich J. Cruse 718 Broadway • P O Box 914 • Hannibal, MO 63401 • Ph: 573-221-1333

1-bedroom/1-bath Living room, kitchen, utility room & porch Single story New windows in 2004 1-car garage 752 square feet Real Estate Taxes: $193.72; City Tax: $50.27

Mary S. Roach Estate Lisa Logsdon & John Roach, Co-Executors

Call for a detailed color brochure! Additional info. available online – Scan the code, or visit:


Call for a detailed color brochure! Additional info. available online – Scan the code, or visit:

Sullivan Auctioneers, LLC • 217-847-2160 • Lic. #444000107

Sullivan Auctioneers, LLC • 217-847-2160 • Lic. 444000107


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For an appointment to view either of the houses, contact the auction company @ 217-847-2160 or Lisa Logsdon @ 660-341-0525

Daryl & Penny Boulware

For additional info., contact Bill Fretwell at 660-341-7735

Brother fax machine; printer; copier; Hewlett-Packard laser printer; four drawer office desk; many computer games; very large lot of new and used computer related items such as monitors, keyboards, towers, etc.; metal work tables; two and four drawer metal file cabinets, plus more.

2-bedroom/2-baths Living room, dining room, kitchen & porches 11â „2 story (11'x30' room upstairs) New furnace in 1999/Central air conditioning 1,688 square feet Full basement (with dirt floor) Real Estate Taxes: $355.41; City Tax: $92.22


10:00 a.m. Rain or Shine


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L E W I S C O U N T Y, M O

Closing & Title Work By: Mark Twain Title Co. Harla Friesz 104 E. LaFayette Street • Palmyra, MO 63461 • Ph: 573-769-2212

Dura Band 26� color TV, wooden rocker, wooden medicine cabinet; roll top desk; antique three drawer chest, w/mirror; antique cabinet; kidney shape table; old lamps; four leg stool; Amish made queen size poster bed; Waterfall vanity; four drawer chest; dressing stool; two drawer chest; book case; desk; wood three shelf stand; magazine stand; glider rocker; wood fold up checker board; tan three cushion hide-a-bed sofa; living room chair; stereo; baskets; electric skillet; blender; assorted pots, pans, dishes, etc.; mugs; Stoneware stein; Indian of America stein; Pewter stein; old Stadium Bud glasses; A&W mugs; swivel bar stools; Cosco cart; house cleaners, etc.; assorted books; crock jugs up to 4 gal.; assorted toys; games, such as 1969 Camero Muscle Machine; new ping pong table; Dial & Sew portable sewing machine; lamps; holiday decoration; metal folding tables, various sizes; assorted side chairs; old trunks; vases; ironing board; Enterprise lard press and other related items.

704 Bland Street


Saturday, April 28, 2012 HOUSEHOLD- COLLECTABLES

SATURDAY, MAY 12 • 10:00 A.M.


Auction to be held on location at subject property. Nice well kept home with 1056 sq ft, containing 2 bedrooms, main floor laundry, remodeled kitchen & bath, 2 finished enclosed porches, and covered deck. Also includes small wooden shed and 24x32 metal pole-building. Situated on large corner lot.




Held at the Knox City Community Building





Located Southwest of Durham, MO on Co Rd 282 approx. 1/2 mile, then steer left on Co Rd 293 approx. 2 1/4 miles.

SHOP TOOLS - EQUIPMENT - MISC. Miller migwelder; Snap On portable mig welder; Clark 100E MK2 welder; Acetylene torch outfit, w/L.P.; Huskey 750 air compressor; CH 20 gal., 5 hp portable air compressor; air pigs; bench grinder; Craftsman buffer, 3� belt sander, etc.; Buffalo 1/2� drill; 10 amp battery charger; scroll saw; metal band saw; workmate; good cherry picker; good selection of Craftsman wrenches, sockets, etc.; many other assorted tools; Slim Jim; clevis’; jack stands; three drawer metal tool cabinet, w/bottom storage; Craftsman two drawer tool chest; metal two drawer cabinet; large Buffalo anvil; shop vac; Wards 5 hp chipper/shredder; Featherlite weed eater; Homelite leaf blower; assorted lawn and garden tools; antique post digger and drill press; squirrel cage fan; metal work bench; assorted ext. cords; 20 lb. LP tanks; turkey cooker; elec. fans; across bed truck tool box; assorted four wheel dollies; Reese type hitch; homemade tow bar; assorted Camero parts, bumper, etc.; metal ammo boxes; Mec 600 Jr. reloader; guncase; dart board; Wonder Wood cabinet type wood stove; pile of scrap iron, (in Lewistown) to be sold at the end of auction and more.

MOTORCYCLE - CARS - TRUCK 2005 Honda Rebel 250cc motorcycle, black in color, w/only 3.4 actual miles, this cycle looks and is in like new condition; 1996 Chevrolet Beretta, w/4 cyl. eng. and 100,300 miles; 1989 Chevrolet 1500 Silverado 4x4, w/V8 eng. and 5 speed trans., 286,000 miles; 1984 Chevrolet Camero Convertible, w/V6 and auto trans., California car; 1977 Chevrolet Camero, w/V8 and AT.

TWO TRACTS REAL ESTATE TO BE OFFERED AT 12:00 NOON Tract #1. Located in Steffenville, Mo., consists of a nice 12 yr. old manufactured home. Home consists of approximately 1680 sq. ft. w/three bedrooms, kitchen w/bar, dining room and adjoining living room with fireplace and utility room. Master bedroom has full size walk in shower plus Jacuzzi tub. Main bath has tub and shower. Home sits on a full partially finished basement. Home also has a fuel efficient LP gas forced air heat, central air, septic system, rural water, two year old metal roof and a 14’x16’ covered deck with walk way to a nice 24’x30’ two car garage with double overhead door with remote. All of this located in Steffenville, Mo., sitting on approximately 1.42 acres M/L Full legal description day of sale. Tract #2. Located in Lewistown, Mo., consists of an older seven room house. This home has been sitting empty for several years and the roof has been leaking. The Real Estate also has a 24’x36’ garage, with two single drive doors, plus walk in door. The property has city sewer, natural gas, rural water and is approximately 75’x180’, one and one half lots. The property is located in nice neighborhood and has a nice development potential. This tract will sell as is/where is. Real Estate is located at 108 West Canton Street north of the 4-way stop in Lewistown, Mo. Terms on both tracts of Real Estate 10% down day of sale with balance due upon closing. The 2012 taxes will be prorated. Note: Mrs. Urton definitely wishes to sell, but does the right to accept or reject any or all bids on either or both tracts. Should you be in the market of a very nice home in Steffenville area or property in Lewistown, be sure and take a look. For more information or viewing contact Lindy Hamlin at 573-494-3813. Terms : Cash or Check Not Responsible w/Photo ID For Accidents Lunch served Announcements Sale Day Hold Precedence

Mrs. Marla Urton, Owner Hamlin Auction Service

Parsons Auction Service

Lindy Hamlin Lindell Parson Ewing, Mo Shelbyville, Mo 573-494-3813 573-633-2226



Selling a well kept collection of Guns and reloading supplies from Pershing Peterson Esate Collection of farm toys and Trucks from Harold and Arlene Blaise, Sellers Household Misc., Antiques, Collectibles, Spinet Piano, Lawn and garden Related Bernell Ethridge Living Estate, Gail Lorey Estate and Wanda Peterson, Sellers




Sale conducted at the Canton, MO Comfort Inn


GENERAL INFORMATION The Boling tracts of land are generally located Northwest of Palmyra, MO. From Palmyra go west on Hwy. 168 to Rte. A, then North on Rte A to Rte P, then West on Rte P (Watch for directional signs prior to sale). Tracts offer a total of 212.20 acres of open land currently 165.56 acres in row crop, 46.64 acres in CRP, expires 2012. Woodlands, building sites, ponds, attractive smaller tract with 5 acre lake lying on the Marion and Lewis County Line. TRACTS 1 118 acres M/L Offers 79.2 acres of productive tillable land, balance in woodlands, lying in Sect. 8 and 9, Twp. 59N, R7W. Access from County Road 110 running along the West. TRACT 2 120.7 ACRES M/L Offers 54.75 acres of open land currently 40.78 acres in row crop and 13.62 acres in CRP paying $65 per acre, expires on Sept. 30, 2012. 4.35 acres of pasture. Balance in woodlands. Excellent wildlife habitat, creek, ponds, lying in Sections 1 and 12, Tsp. 59N, R8W. Access from County Road 108 running along the South. Improved by newer pole barn structure and older barns. TRACT 3 132.9 ACRES M/L Offers 77.60 acres of open land. Currently 45.58 acres in row crop and 33.02 acres in CRP paying $65 per acre, expires on Sept. 30, 2012. Balance in woodlands, excellent wildlife habitat, creek, lying in Sect. 1, Twp. 59N, R8W and Sect. 6 Twp 59N, R7W. Access from Lewis County Road 309th St on the North.

TRACT 4 31.1 ACRES (5 ACRE LAKE) Offers an attractive roadside frontage tract of land with 5 acre stocked lake, H[FHOOHQW EXLOGLQJ VLWH ZHHNHQG JHWDZD\ ¿VKLQJ DQG KXQWLQJ /HZLV &RXQW\ & School District. Lying in Sect. 1, Twp. 59, R8W, Sect. 6, Tsp. 59, R7W, and 3 acres in Sect. 31, Twp. 60N, R7W Lewis County. Access from Lewis County Road 309th St. on the North. TERMS AND CONDITIONS Tracts 1,2, and 3 sell with tenant for the 2012 crop season paying $155 per tillable acre to the successful buyer. Buyer will receive 1/2 the payment from tenant after closing with the remaining balance payable in the fall. Tracts sell on a price per acre basis and will be sold buyer’s choice. Successful buyer(s) will pay 10% down evening of sale and sign into written contracts with the sellers. Balance will be due on or before May 29, 2012. Taxes will be prorated at closing. Title insurance in the amount of purchase price will be provided by seller. Any lending policy needed will be the responsibility of the buyer(s). Tracts 2,3 and 4 is being sold subject to perpetual Conservation Easement reserved by the United States of America acting through the Farmers Home Administration by Quitclaim Deed dated October 17, DQGUHFRUGHGLQ%RRNDWSDJHLQWKHRI¿FHRI5HFRUGHUVRI'HHGV for Marion County, Missouri, on November 29, 1989. Closing cost will be split in equal shares between buyer(s) and sellers. Closing conducted by Dennis W. Smith. Title work by Oak Hill Title Company, 308 Lewis St., Canton, MO.


5.43 ACRES SELLS ABSOLUTE Subject to Courts Approval

OPEN HOUSE: SUN APRIL 22ND 1:00PM - 2:30PM REAL ESTATE DESCRIPTION Selling an attractive rural 3 plus bedroom, 1560 sq’ modular home with full walk out basement. 5.43 acres lying in Sect. 33, Twp. 60, R7W Lewis County MO. Home offers spacious kitchen (sells complete with major appliances) eatery island, ample cabinetry, walk in pantry, dinette area, adjoining former dining room, entryway with coat closet, living room with fireplace, master bedroom with walk in closet and very spacious master bath, garden tub and shower, 2 additional bedrooms with adjoining full hall bath. Walk out basement offers laundry room, spacious family room, full bath, additional 2 rooms previously used for extra bedrooms. Other improvements include: 30x56 pole building with 2 overhead doors and electric services, large stocked pond, large deck, garden spot, cement sidewalks, home sells complete with 2009 Hardy Outdoor wood furnace 120,000 btu. TERMS / CONDITIONS: Real estate sells absolute subject to court’s final approval. Successful bidder will pay 10% down day of sale and sign into written contract with the estate. Balance due on or before May 28, 2012. Possession given at closing. Taxes prorated. Seller’s policy of title insurance will be provided by the seller. Closing cost will be divided in equal shares between buyer and seller. Closing conducted by Dennis W. Smith. Title work done by Oak Hill Title Company, 307 Lewis St., Canton, MO. HOUSEHOLD Large Sectional sofa; 5 marble top occasional tables; small freezer; dresser, chest of drawers and matching night stand; day bed; queen size bed; dressing mirror; quilt rack; book shelves; cabinet stereos; depression era dining room table with chairs; dinette table with 2 chairs; bar stools; microwave; glider rocker; bentwood rocker; several DVDs; JD toy tractor and other toys; cast iron boiler; butcher kettle; misc. common household. GUNS / RELATED ITEMS Marlin, Model 336 CS, 30/30 Redfield 3X9 Scope; Winchester Model 70, .270 Win Cal, Redfield Scope; Remington Model 700, 7mm Mag, Redfield Scope; Remington Model 1100 LT-20, 20 Gauge Semi-Auto; Winchester Model 9422 XTR .22 Cal Lever Action, Weaver Scope; Remington Model 870 Magnum .20 Gauge, Wood Stock; Winchester Model 1300 12 GA, Pump; Remington Model 870, 12 Gauge; Mossberg 500E .410, Wood Stock; Mossberg 500A Pump 12 GA, Camo; Ruger 10/22, Wood Stock, Stainless Steel; Remington 870 Express, Wooden Stock; Stevens, Model 9478, Single Shot, 10 Gauge; Henry Repeating Arms .22 Cal, Lever Action; Marlin 882 SS, .22 Cal, Semi-Auto, Black Synthetic Stock, Stainless Barrel, Simmons Scope; Thomson Center Arms, .54 Cal Hawken, Wood Stock; Thomson Black Powder .50 Cal, Gander Mountain Scope, Black Synthetic Stock; Thomson Black Powder .50 Cal, Weaver Scope, Black Synthetic Stock; Big Bar compound bow; BB guns; gun cases; wooden gun cabinet; misc. ammo; 2 man deer stand; clay pigeon thrower; fishing poles; dog pen. TRUCKS / LAWN AND GARDEN / MISC. 1985 F150 Ext. cab pickup; 1990 Ford Ranger pickup; 1983 F150 Crew Cab pickup; horse drawn JD 2 row planter with iron wheels; JD 1 btm. plow; Steel wheel wagon gear; several iron wheels; windmill; push cultivator; patio swing and benches; picnic table; 425 gal. poly transfer tank; JD 240, 110 and 112 riding lawn mowers; tiller; 3 wheeler; air compressor; sled; steel shelving; few tools; bench grinder; organizers; garden tools; basement jacks. Also selling a large volume of seasoned firewood.


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FOR THE RECORD SECTION 001113 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF LEWIS COUNTY, MISSOURI Fred L. Westhoff, Judge Probate Division In the Estate of ) Estate No. Alma. ) 11LEMadison, ) PR00027 Deceased ) NOTICE OF FILING FINAL SETTLEMENT AND PETITION FOR DISTRIBUTION To all Persons Interested in the Estate of Alma Madison, deceased: You are hereby notified that the undersigned Personal Representative will file a Final Settlement and Petition for determination of the persons who are the successors in interest to

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF LEWIS COUNTY, MISSOURI Probate Division In the Matter of ) Case No. Z, L. ) 12LE) PR00012 A Minor. ) NOTICE UPON ORDER FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION The State of Missouri to Krishna Jewel Cruickshank. You are hereby notified that an action has been commenced in the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri, the object and general nature of which is guardianship of your natural child. The names of all parties to said action are L.Z., Samuel Smith and Renee Smith and

the personal/real property of the decedent and of the extent and character of their interest thereon and for distribution of such property, in the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri, on April 27, 2012, or as may be continued by the Court, and that any objections or exceptions to such Final Settlement or Petition or any item thereof must be in writing and filed within twenty (20) days after the filing of such Final Settlement. /s/Wendy Rae Gardner Wendy Rae Gardner Personal Representative 1959 Wynnewood Drive Vineland, NJ 08361-6770 1st Pub. March 29, 2012 4t 4-19

the name ad address of the attorney for Petitioners are Mistina Hollenbeck-Harris, 1902 S. Baltimore, Suite 400, Kirksville, Missouri 63501. You are further notified that, unless you file an Answer or other pleading or shall otherwise appear and defend against the aforsaid Petition within 45 days after the 5th day of April, 2012, Judgement by default will be rendered against you. Witness my hand and the seal of the Circuit Court this 27th day of March, 2012 /s/Jan Geisendorfer Jan Geisendorfer Lewis County Circuit Court Clerk 1st Pub. April 5, 2012 4t 4-26


Eichor Farms

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 3-17-13* Hardin Far m 6-15-12* Dr. Michael/Alice Vaughn Farm 2-25-12* David & Vickie Gorrell Farms 2-15-13* 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*


CANTON & LAGRANGE Tim Heimonen property 4-14-13* Courtney Farms 11-20-12* Gary and Patricia Bunch 7-01-12* and no fireworks!

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

LEWISTOWN 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*




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*


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF LEWIS COUNTY, AT MONTICELLO, MISSOURI Tristin Micheal ) Ray Meyer, and ) Jacob Dylan ) Andrew Meyer ) ) by their ) Next Friend ) Anthony David ) Meyer and, ) Anthony David ) Meyer, ) individually, ) ) Plaintiffs, ) v. ) Case No. Dorthea Ann ) 11LEDavis, ) CV00287 defendant. )

NOTICE UPON ORDER FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION OF NOTICE The State of Missouri to Defendant, Dorthea Ann Davis: You are hereby notified that an action has been commenced against you in the Circuit Court Lewis County, Missouri, the object and general nature

of which is a Declaration of Paternity, Child Custody and Child Support. The names of all parties to said action are stated above in the caption hereof and the name and address of the attorney for Plaintiff is: Meredith Morrow Illa, 406 S. Dickerson, P.O. Box 488, Palmyra, MO 63461

The City of LaGrange, Missouri, will receive Bids for Sewer System Rehabilitation – 2012 until 2:30 PM local time on May 9, 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.

You are further notified that, unless you file an answer or other pleading or shall otherwise appear and defend against the aforesaid petition within 45 days after the 19th day of April, 2012, judgement by default will be rendered against you.

Section 2: Sewer Main Replacement – Approximately 123 LF 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 $30.00 with Klingner & Associates, P.C. for each set of documents so obtained.

Witness my hand and the seal of the Circuit Court this 10th day of April, 2012

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.

/s/Jan Geisendorfer Jan Geisendorfer Circuit Clerk /s/Debbie Price Debbie Price Deputy Clerk 1st Pub. April 19, 2012 4t 5-10

Bids are invited upon the items and quantities of work as follows: Section 1: 8” Sewer Main Cured in Place Pipe Lining – 4,328 LF 12” Sewer Main Cured in Place Pipe Lining – 164 LF Sewer Manhole Cementitious Lining – 135 VF

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. Ronald Powers Mayor 1st Pub. April 19, 2012

SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE’S SALE IN RE: David J. Wenneker and Tammy W. Wenneker For default in the payment of debt secured by Deed of Trust executed by David J. Wenneker and Tammy W. Wenneker, husband and wife, dated February 22, 2008, recorded in Book 509, Page 298, in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Lewis County, Missouri, the undersigned Successor Trustee will on May 1, 2012, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (at the specified hour of 1:00 p.m.), at the North front door of the Courthouse at Monticello, 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 the County of Lewis, State of Missouri, to wit: The North half of the East half of Lot One (1)

in Block Fifteen (15) in the Original Town, now City of LaBelle, Lewis County, Missouri. To satisfy said debt and costs Brett B. Bozarth Successor Trustee 405 Clark Street, Suite 120 Canton, MO 63435 (573) 288-1111

NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. Section 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. April 5, 2012

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SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE’S SALE IN RE: David J. Wenneker and Tammy W. Wenneker For default in the payment of debt secured by Deed of Trust executed by David J. Wenneker and Tammy W. Wenneker, husband and wife, dated June 6, 2008, recorded in Book 509, Page 2920, in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Lewis County, Missouri, the undersigned Successor Trustee will on May 1, 2012, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (at the specified hour of 1:00 p.m.), at the North front door of the Courthouse at Monticello, Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash the following described real estate, described in said Deed of Trust and situated


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

Bid proposals will be received by the board of directors of LaGrange Senior Housing, Inc. during a period of 180 days from the date of April 4, 2012 or until a qualified, bona fide bid proposal is received, whichever comes first, for the sale of the following described real estate in the City of LaGrange, Lewis County, Missouri.


Legal Description: A part of the Southwest fourth of the Northeast Quarter of Section thirty-six (36), Township sixty-one (61) North, Range Six (6) West in Lewis County, Missouri described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at point “A” (as shown by a survey by J.W. McRoberts) a stone 328.8’ West of a pipe at the Northeast corner of the Southwest fourth of the Northeast Quarter of Section thirty-six (36); thence West along the North line of said quarter quarter section, 384.0’ to point “B”, a pipe; thence South 0 degrees 30’ West 358.0’ to point “D” a pipe; thence east 384.0’ to point “E” a pipe; thence North 0°30’ East, 358.0’ to the point of beginning, containing 3.23 acres more or less. Subject to existing Deed of Trust dated October 30, 1974 and filed of record in Monticello, MO in Book 272 at Page 1820.

Donald and Mazie Vogel Farm 8-23-12* Gregory Drainage District Levee and Farms 4-12-13* 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*

LAGRANGE Paul Lahr Farms 7-01-12* Jenny D. Murphy Reid Farm 3-10-13* 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*

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

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

The project is located at 905 W. Jefferson, LaGrange, Missouri, and consists of eleven brick buildings which made up of forty (40) 1 bedroom apartments and a laundry/community room. The property is currently owned by LaGrange Senior Housing, Inc. The sale is limited, by regulations, to qualifying nonprofit organizations or qualifying public agencies committed to operating and maintaining the property as very low, low and moderate income government subsidized rental property. Bid proposals will be subject to review for qualifying by USDA Rural Development in accordance with 7 CFR 3560 regulations. USDA Rural Development may provide funding to make this purchase possible. Funding includes 100% RA, a one percent loan for purchase and a $50,000 grant for purchase expenses. Local nonprofit organizations and public agencies have priority over regional or national nonprofit organizations or public agencies. Currently, there is only one vacant unit. The property and improvements located thereon are being sold in “as is” condition and the seller makes no warranty or representation as to the condition of the premise or any of the improvements located thereon. Anyone with questions regarding the property or any of the improvements should personally inspect the premises. This sale shall be subject to the right of all present tenants to remain as tenants on the same term as now exists for as long as they qualify or until they voluntarily vacate their unit. TERMS of the SALE, Cash sale, payable 10% down at the time of the sale and the balance at the time of possession, upon delivery of a Warranty Deed and title insurance, subject to the easements and tenants continuing rights as set forth above. There are no real estate taxes due on the property. Cost of the title insurance is a buyer cost.



in the County of Lewis, State of Missouri, to wit: A tract of land beginning One Hundred Forty-three (143) feet West of the Southeast corner of the Southwest Fourth of the Southwest Quarter of Section Four (4), Township Sixty-one (61) North, Range Nine (9) West, Lewis County, Missouri; thence North One Hundred Eighty (180) feet to a steel rod marker; thence West Two Hundred Fifty (250) feet; thence South One Hundred Eighty (180) feet; thence East Two Hundred Fifty (250) feet; to the point of beginning; all in Section Four (4), Township Sixtyone (61) North, Range Nine (9) West, Lewis County, Missouri. To satisfy said debt and costs Brett B. Bozarth Successor Trustee 405 Clark Street, Suite 120 Canton, MO 63435 (573) 288-1111

NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. Section 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. April 5, 2012

All bid proposals shall be submitted to Ronald Powers, President, LaGrange Senior Housing, Inc., 307 N. Fifth Street, LaGrange, MO 63448. No bid for less than the appraised value of $825,000.00 will be considered. The seller reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities in the bidding process. Any interested party may contact Ronald Powers, President, LaGrange Senior Housing, Inc., 307 N. Fifth Street, LaGrange, MO 63448, or by phone at 573-822-2585 or Teresa Cody, Area Specialist, USDA Rural Development, 2410 S. Franklin, Kirksville, MO 63501, or by phone at 660-665-3274, x 4, for further details.

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


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FOR THE RECORD Obituary SELMER G. JOHNSTON Mr. Selmer G. Johnston, age 90, of Maywood, Mo., died April 13, 2012 at Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, Mo. He was born October 7, 1921 in Philadelphia, Mo., a son of Gilmer and Nora Gast Johnston. He married Katheryn Price on April 16, 1948 in Quincy, Ill. She died February 25, 2008. After a life as a farmer in a small town, Selmer decided to join the Army, June 19, 1942, where he became Staff Sergeant serving the Philippines and South Pacific. He was a proud member of the 81st Infantry ‘Wildcats’, 321st Regiment. After an already active tour, he and his fellow wildcats were deployed to the island of Peleliu September 1944 where the Army Infantry played a vital role in relieving the 1st Marines and eventually the victory for the battle for Peleliu. Selmer served an impressing 73-days straight on the frontlines. During his 4-year enlistment Staff Sergeant Johnston became a decorated Sharpshooter & Marksman, earned 2 Bronze Stars, coveted Combat Infantry Badge, and various other honors and awards. After returning home Selmer married and worked primarily as a printer for a packing company. Was a proud father to two sons, avid outdoorsman, enjoyed fishing and hunting, woodworking and carpentry mainly for his family. He will always been known and remembered for his true passion, growing delicious strawberries and luscious garden which he took pride in, however, nothing would compare to his love and pride in his family. A truly generous and forgiving Christian man, Selmer will always be remembered and held with love in the hearts of all who knew him. Survivors include two sons, Aaron Johnston and David Johnston both of Maywood; grandchildren, Jason Johnston of Quincy, Ill., Kendra Johnston of Ewing, Mo., Mallory Smith of Hannibal, Mo., and John Rottman of Quincy, Ill., Cranston Hanie, Levi Johnston and Jelica Johnston all of Clayton, Ill., Jill Smith of Mendon, Ill., and Trent Smith of Quincy, Ill.; great grand-

children Carter Davis of Canton, Mo., Charles Smith of Hannibal, Mo., Chloe Cravens and Serenity Cravens both of Ewing, Mo., Parker Warning, Kash and Kruse Kennedy all of Mendon, Ill.; four brothers, Harold Dean (Evelyn) Johnston of La Grange, Gilmer (Donna) Johnston of Maywood, Glenn (Dora) Schroder of La Grange and Larry (Carolyn) Schroder of Maywood; one sister Mary Ruth Carter of Modesto, Cal. and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Gilmer Johnston and Nora Johnston Schroder, his wife Katheryn and two brothers Raymond and Eldon Johnston. Visitation will be held Thursday from 12:00 noon until time of services at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Ball-Davis Funeral Home in Ewing with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be Philadelphia Cemetery in Philadelphia, Mo. Pallbearers are G. Dale Schroder, Steve Johnston, Elmer ‘Bud’ Wagner, William Wagner, Daniel Johnston and Bennie Hines. Music: How Great Thou Art and In the Garden Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Ewing, Mo., or Philadelphia Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at

She is survived by two great-nieces, Stacy Wells and Sharla Harris of Decatur, Ill., a great-nephew, Frederick L. Harris, Jr. and his wife Felecia of Bellevue, Ill.; two great-great nieces, Nystasia Harris-Shelley and Jade Nirvanna Harris of Decatur, Ill.; a great-great nephew, Terry Wells II of Decatur, Ill.; two great-great-great nephews and five great-great-great nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, two brothers, a sister, niece and nephew. Visitation was held one hour prior to service. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Arnold’s Funeral Home in Canton with Pastor Amanda Ross officiating with burial in the Forest Grove Cemetery. Online condolence may be left at Press-News Journal, April 19, 2012

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Obituary AMELIA M. NICKERSON Amelia M. Nickerson, 90 of Canton, Mo., died Monday, April 9, 2012 at the Lewis County Nursing Home in Canton. The daughter of Otto “Duke� and Della Eston Madison was born on November 2, 1921 at Monticello, Mo. She was united in marriage to Robert Pleasant who preceded her in death in 1960. She later married Ralph Nickerson on September 12, 1963 and he preceded her in death on August 31, 1977. Amelia attended the Immanuel United Methodist Church in Canton.

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RAYMOND P. SNELL Raymond (Ray) P. Snell, 88 of Canton, Mo., died Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. The son of William and Pearl Arment Snell was born on May 30, 1923 in Knox County, Mo. He was united in marriage to Ezylene Fountain on June 29, 1947 in the Central Baptist Church at Quincy, Ill. Mr. Snell was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church of Canton. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He worked in the grocery business for 45 years beginning with the store he managed in Knox City and then working for Niemann Foods in Quincy and Canton where he helped many young people establish jobs. He loved his family, being in the outdoors hunting and fishing, and working on his farm. Most of all, he was known for his contagious laugh. He is survived by his wife, Ezylene Snell of Canton, Mo.; a daughter, Debby Whiston and her husband Mike of Kahoka, Mo.; three grandchildren, Nick Whiston of Dallas, Tex., Jenna Whiston and Ryan Whiston both of Columbia, Mo. and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson, Ben Whiston, a brother, Robert Snell and two sisters, Ida Morrow and Latisha Oshner. Visitation was held Friday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at Arnold’s Funeral Home in Canton. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Arnold’s Funeral Home in Canton, Mo., with Pastor Amanda Ross officiating with burial in Forest Grove Cemetery. Graveside military honors by Otto Bruner Post # 170. Music was the recorded selections “Old Rugged Cross” and “How Great Thou Art” Pallbearers were Randy Snell, Jimmy Fountain, Jackie Fountain, Roy Hetzler, Jason Whiston and Elmer Moore. Honorary Pallbearers were David Rutherford, David Lewis, Larry Kennedy and Rose Mary McCutchan. Memorials may be made to Forest Grove Cemetery Association. Online condolences at




Carl Vernon McReynolds, age 78, of LaBelle, Mo., passed away April 9, 2012, in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. He was born Nov. 15, 1933, at Knox City, Mo., the son of Carl and Edna Lawson McReynolds. Mr. McReynolds was raised in rural Knox and Lewis Counties. He received his education at Knox City, Mo. Carl served his country in the United States Navy from Feb. 19, 1952 to Feb. 13, 1956. He was a member of the Union of Operating Engineers and was employed in construction for several years. He was also engaged in farming north of LaBelle, Mo. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and spending time with his family. He was united in marriage to Darlene Grace Gunn on June 14, 1959, at Bellevue, Iowa and she preceded him in death on May 8, 2006. Mr. McReynolds was also preceded in death by his parents, and one brother Everett McReynolds. Surviving are one daughter Pam Hunolt and husband Rob of LaBelle, Mo., one grandson Bradley Hunolt of LaBelle, Mo., two sister-in-laws Gladys Brink of Camp Point, Ill., and Jeanne Gilbert of O’Fallon, Mo., three brother-in-laws, Wendell Gunn and wife Mary of Belfair, Wash., Allen Gunn and wife Gloria of Royse City, Tex., and Marvin Gunn and wife Peggy of Atwater, Calif. Visitation was held April 11, 2012 with family receiving friends in the Coder Funeral Chapel in La Belle, Mo. Graveside services were April 12, 2012 at the Deer Ridge Cemetery north of LaBelle, Mo. Reverend Mike Wilson officiated the services. Military Honors were conducted at the cemetery by Knox City American Legion Post 358. Casket bearers were Robert Hunolt, Dennis Briscoe, Greg Gilbert, Tim Lay, Geoff Gilbert and Tom Cramsey. Memorials may be made to the Deer Ridge Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO 63447.

Mrs. Jean F. English, 84 of Canton, Mo. died April 14, 2012 at Country Aire Retirement Estates at Lewistown, Mo. The daughter of Wilbur and Leila Carlin Selway was born on August 18, 1927 at Williamstown, Mo. She was united in marriage to Ray English on November 23, 1950 at Williamstown, Mo. Jean was a member of First Baptist Church of Canton. She graduated from Williamstown High School and Chillicothe Business College where she received her secretarial degree. She worked at Culver-Stockton College in Canton for thirteen years. She was also a member of Quincy Eagles Auxiliary 535. She is survived by her husband Ray English of Canton, Mo.; a daughter, Cathy English of Columbia, Mo., and a granddaughter, Allison Hemenway of Columbia, Mo. and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and three brothers. Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday April 19, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton with Brian LeDoux officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4 until 8 p.m. at Arnold’s Funeral Home in Canton. Memorials may be made to the Country Aire Retirement Estates Auxillary. Pallbearers: Howard Wagner, Bernard English, Lowell English, Tom Brown, Lincoln Brown and Richard Blackmore. Online condolences at

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Ribeye Steak Sandwich—$4.00

Combo Meal with Chips & Drink—$5.00

Hot Dogs-50¢ ea. ¡ Combo Meal with Chips & Drink-$1.50 C Y