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NATIONAL NURSING HOME WEEK KICK-OFF
GRADUATION EVENTS SET FOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN LEWIS COUNTY Graduation ceremonies are held at the two public schools this weekend. Highland graduation is Friday at 7 p.m. at Highland High School. Canton’s graduation is at Canton R-V School large gym Sunday at 2 p.m. It is being held in the gym for a wheelchair-bound graduate.
MODOT TO SELL MONTICELLO PROPERTY BY DAN STEINBECK Editor email@example.com
The Missouri Department of Transportation will sell the former Monticello highway shed and property at auction May 24. Last year, MoDOT announced major statewide restructuring, including the closing of the Monticello and LaBelle highway shed properties, and reassigning the employees. MoDOT officials say there are no current plans to sell the LaBelle property at this time. Area MoDOT Engineer Amy Crawford has met with the Lewis County Commission about the possibility of the County or the city of LaBelle taking over the property, with MoDOT retaining use of a salt storage shed at LaBelle, according to Southern Commissioner Jesse Roberts. However there has been no decision early this month on the proposal. An ad for the sale of the Monticello property is listed in this issue. The Monticello property is almost 2.5 acres with several buildings on Route 16 at the south village limits of Monticello. It was originally built in 1958, but there have been improvements and other structures added since then. In 2011, MoDOT announced statewide restructuring to cut 1,200 jobs, 135 facilities, and 740 pieces of equipment, and cut money for new road projects. There were two employees at each the LaBelle and Monticello facilities last year before the buildings closed. One retired prior to the closure and the others were reassigned to other MoDOT facilities.
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Residents and staff of the Lewis County Nursing Home kicked off Nursing Home Week with a balloon release May 14. The bright sunny day was the perfect setting the watch the balloons float high in the sky. A variety of activities are planned this week and the Lewis County Nursing Home appreciates and encourages visitors.
Culver-Stockton kicks off “A vision for our future” campaign BY BRIANNA BARTLETT Editorial Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
On May 11, 2012, Culver-Stockton kicked off it’s new “A vision for our future” campaign with a ceremony held in the Carl Johann Memorial Library. With help from a group of Culver-Stockton students, President Richard Valentine showed the crowd of approximately 30 people a total of $8,515,333 the college has already been accounted for towards the $10.4 million campaign. “Currently, around 96 percent of Culver alumni make donations to the college,” said President Richard Valentine. Renovations have already begun in the library, including a new stairwell, a new circulation disk and a reconfigured space for a larger classroom and additional
The Durham Community Center and Ballpark will host slow pitch coed softball league. There will be three games played each Monday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. starting May 21. A full concession stand with family prices will be available. For more information or questions, contact organizer Pat Jones at (573) 248-9337.
$2.3 million, thus allowing the school to give more scholarships, have more lecture series’, etc. The last $3.6 million of the $10.4 million the college intends to place into its annual giving fund which will also assist the scholarship fund. Currently, more than 90 percent of C-SC students receive financial aid from the college. “I am proud to say that this project of “A vision for our future” will simply set the stage for the next way we can enhance the student experience at CulverStockton,” Valentine remarked. Valentine urges alumni to give what they can afford because every gift assist them in reaching their goal. He reminded everyone that the money goes to a good purpose- that of maintaining the campus and ensuring decent facilities, providing scholarships, and keeping the college safe.
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computers. Additional renovations wanted for the library include a coffee shop for the college. The college also intends to erect a new $3.5 million recreation and wellness center. In 2003, the college lost the Charles Field House in a tornado, and the board of trustees responded by constructing a building in an attempt to “fill the void” until a new Charles Field house was erected. The current building continues to serve as an activity and recreation center, but only has a small fitness center. The wellness center is listed to be a top priority by the board of trustees and their peers. Other new additions and renovations include a $750,000 campus beautification project, which would include a new parking lot and road paving. The college would also like to increase it’s current endowment fund of $21 million by another
There is a flurry of activity at Canton’s south city limits with a multimillion dollar construction project. Ursa Farmer’s Cooperative is putting a grain elevator complex in Canton. According to Duane Shaffer of Shaffer Construction of Ursa, Ill., the concrete cap of the first of several passthrough bins was poured this week. That cap was added to the first of two eventual 140,000-bushel bins. A third elevator bin will be 200,000-bushel capacity. Leg support towers for the bins have been erected, and will be moved into proper positions later. The complex will also have an office, a scale, and three separate dump pits to receive the grain from the trucks.
Shaffer said the bins under construction would basically hold the grain just long enough for it to be loaded onto barges. A belt conveyor of over 1,100 feet long will move the grain from the temporary bins to barges, and will pass over the levee and Burlington-Northern Santa Fe tracks. Shaffer said the conveyor would be some 40 feet in the air. “We had to get permission from DNR (The Department of Natural Resources), The Corps of Engineers, and the railroad,” Shaffer said. That’s what took us so long. They all have signed off on it. A metal shed will be a shop for equipment and some repairs. Shaffer said eventually, more
permanent grain storage bins will be constructed. There are more than 20 construction workers from several companies working at various times on the project. Shaffer is not sure when the project will be operational.
LaGrange Appreciation Day May 19 Parade 10am Main St • Other Events in Washington Park Free Meal Provided By Mark Twain Casino and City of LaGrange • 4:30-6:30 Booths • Games • Food • Petting Zoo • Free Bounce House • Train Rides Scout Derby • Lip Sync Show, 7pm
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Dolly Parton and ZZ Top acts to perform Malone-Pierce to wed at LaGrange Appreciation Day LaGrange Appreciation Day is Saturday, May 19 beginning with a parade on Main Street at 10 a.m. Activities in Washington Park after the parade will include the annual cub scout derby, free meal, booths, vendors, petting zoo, games, free bounce house, train rides, and fire truck rides. Parade line up at the east lot of the Mark Twain Casino begins at 9 a.m. The third annual cub scout derby will begin at noon at the corner of Jefferson Street to Washington Street. This year’s theme is Great American Heroes, honoring local fire, police, E.Ms and military heroes. A Cubmobile derby is a soapbox derby like race. Scouts from all across northeast Missouri will participate. LaGrange and Canton police and fire departments have built entry cars and will
compete against each other for the heroes trophy. A free meal of hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cake, and drink will be served from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The meal is provided by the Mark Twain Casino and City of LaGrange. Evening entertainment begins at 6:30 with recognitions and then a newly wed game featuring local couples. Non-for-profit organizations will perform a lip sync show at 7 p.m. Dolly Parton, ZZ Top, Kenny Rogers, Patsy Cline, Bob Marley and other acts are scheduled to perform. Some seating is available, the public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Anyone wanting to participate can contact Theresa Gunsauls, Rita Cox or LaGrange City Hall. Everyone is welcome.
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The piano students of Mary Dieker, Josie Walsh and Sarah Polett will perform in their annual recital on May 22 at 6:30 p.m. at Merillat Recital Hall, Culver-Stockton College campus. This recital will conclude a busy year for the students that included participation in a variety of programs that included Missouri District and State Solo Festivals., Illinosi State Music Teachers Association District Auditions, National Guild, National Guild Auditions, Quincy Conservatory of Music Scholarship Sucitions and the annual duet festival. Derek Froman and Sydney Luttrull performed at Illinois State University at the ISMTA District Audition. Derek qualified for the state competition and Sydney received honorable mention. Josie Walsh, Sarah Polett, Mary Neisen and Sydney Luttrull performed at the High School District Contest, Sarah,
Mary and Sydney also performed at State Contest. Matthew Froman placed second and Derek Froman placed first in the QCM Scholarship Audition in the junior high level, Sydney Luttrull placed first in the high school level. The following students will perform at the May 22 recital: Adam Weaver, Arianna Berhorst, Ashlie Weaver, Ashton Luttrull, Brady Davis, Carly Wilson, Dayton Job, Derek Froman, Emilee Gorrell, Emilie Rieffer, Hannah Cottrell, Hanna Rieffer, Josie Walsh, Lindsey Wilson, Luke Luttrull, Mackenzie Tate, Madison Chancellor, Madison Gorrell. Also, Madison Tate, Mary Neien, Matthew Froman, Matthew Polett, Patrick Ellison, Sarah Polett, Shelby Turgeon, Sydney Luttrull, Travis Gorrell and Will Neisen, The recital is free and open to the public.
Leanne Marie Pierce and John ‘Stephen’ Malone Leanne Marie Pierce and John ‘Stephen’ Malone have announced their engagement. The couple will be married August 18, 2012 in Kahoka, Mo. Pierce is the daughter of Ronnie and Judy Pierce and Tonja and Ralph Bedenbender, all of Maywood, Mo. She is a 2010 graduate of Highland High School and will soon be graduating from U.S. Career Institute as a licensed massage therapist. She is also a 2009 graduate of an EMT program taught at the Lewis County Ambulance District. She is employed as an EMT at Lewis County Ambulance, Clark County Ambulance and Mark Twain Casino. Malone is the son of John and the late Karen Malone of Medill, Mo. He is a 2007 Clark County High School graduate and attended Southeastern Community College in Burlington, Iowa, where he received his EMT license in December 2007. He completed his Paramedic Training in January 2010 at Salt River Ambulance Paramedic Program in Shelbyville, Mo. He is employed as a Paramedic Specialist for Davis County Hospital and as a Paramedic for Clark County Ambulance and Lewis County Ambulance.
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LOCAL NEWS Two family members hurt in Saturday crash
ONE HURT IN TRACTOR ROLLOVER
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Terry Tasco of LaGrange was injured when a tractor he was operating near a demolition site tipped over and pinned him for a short time. Tasco received injuries and was transported to the hospital by Lewis County Ambulance. Responding to the scene were LaGrange First Responders and Fire Department and LaGrange Police Department.
Two members of an Ewing family had apparently minor injuries in a twovehicle accident on 156, four miles east of Newark. Brooke A. Derryberry, 29, and her daughter Melonie J. Derryberry, 9, both of Ewing were treated by medical crews. B. Derryberry was taken by Lewis County ambulance to Blessing Hospital, and medical crews released the daughter on scene after treatment. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said B. Derryberry’s 2007 Toyota was westbound at 9:45 a.m. crossed the center line and struck a 1988 Ford driven by Mark A. Hirner, 71, of Palmyra on a hill crest. Hirner was apparently not hurt. Also assisting the Patrol were the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, LaBelle Fire and Rescue, Sharpe Land and Cattle and PARTS towing. Both drivers and the passenger wore seat belts. The Toyota had extensive damage, and the Ford was totaled.
La Belle City council discussed the issue of horses in the city limits BY BRIANNA BARTLETT Editorial Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
La Belle Mayor Larry Hackemack and the town alderman met at City Hall on Monday, May 14 to discuss whether the town should continue to allow horses to remain in the city limits. The meeting resulted in a somewhat heated debate between councilmen and local equestrian owners. Although only one complaint has been made to the city’s staff, the Mayor, alderman, and even a few town citizens discussed the ‘problems’ with having horses in the town limits. Odor and property depreciation were part of the discussion, along with the potential of the Department of Natural Resources placing a heavy fine on the town for having “raw sewage, whether animal or human” that could possibly pollute the streams, etc., of La Belle. There was a crowd of approximately ten people who wished to $ speak in hopes
to allow their horses to remain. Doyle Pierce, whose horse lot sits next to the person who made the complaint stated, “I’m working on taking care of the problem. I don’t go on anyone’s property and tell them what to do, but if it’s hurting someone, I’m willing to fix it.” Michelle Miller, another town resident responded to horses being called a nuisance by stating, “Dogs and cats are also a nuisance. People are always complaining about dogs and cats making noise, tearing up garbage, etc.” Miller also questioned the council about the possibility of a ‘grandfather clause’ in the law similar to that of the grandfather clause in the ordinance La Belle passed dealing with split-hoofed animals. The mayor and aldermen replied that they would need to check with a lawyer. The possibility of putting the issue to a city wide vote was also discussed, but the council made the decision to table the issue until the next meeting on June 11. $ $ $
Mt. Sinai Church anniversary to be held May 20 The Mt. Sinai Church of rural Durham will be celebrating its fifth anniversary of reopening on Sunday evening, May 20, beginning at 6 p.m. There will be special music and messages. A carry-in supper will follow the services. The century-old church is located at 2885 Highway P southwest of Durham in northern Marion County, Mo., and is nondenominational. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact (573) 439-5222. $
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River View Golf Course at 33566 220th Street on Hwy B, located between Canton and LaGrange, is a nine hole golf course. Owner Allen Brinkley purchased the business in 2007 and opened it up to the public. The course was previously a private golf course which started in the mid 1970s and was known as River Valley Country Club. The Culver-Stockton golf course, River View, with its sand greens, had closed due to expansion of campus facilities and construction of the new Highway 61. Brinkley renamed his course River View to reflect on the long tradition Culver-Stockton’s support of golf and the location on the bluffs above the Mississippi River. River View Golf Course is always open by March 15 and usually closes at the end of November, but any day
in the winter above 50 degrees and the weather is nice, Brinkley will open up the course. Golf is a fun activity for any skill level. All ages can benefit from the exercise that golf provides. Golf also provides an opportunity to experience the outdoors in a peaceful setting. With 68 acres, the beautiful grounds are constantly maintained and an ongoing project includes prairie land restoration to support wildlife. Brinkley is a Highland High School graduate who played on the Highland golf team and qualified all four years for state play. He is a Culver-Stockton graduate, earning a degree in finance. He was involved in the golf business and when the opportunity came along to purchase the local course, he knew it would be a good fit. It is a family operation. He is married to Traci, a Title Reading teacher at Highland Elementary School and they have one child, 18 month old Corinne. His parents, Kirt and Karma Brinkley also help with the day to day operation and various aspects of the business. River View Golf Course is a popular place for fundraising tournaments, parties, weddings, business and company outings, reunions and other activities.
RIVER VIEW GOLF COURSE
The River View Golf Course, located between Canton and LaGrange, is a 9-hole course consisting of 68 acres. RIGHT - Owner Allen Brinkley along with his mother Karma welcome everyone to the course this summer, and encourage those who haven’t played, to try this fun, relaxing activity.
The Brinkley’s are committed to the community and support local events. Culver-Stockton and Canton High School both use the course for their teams and Brinkley said he is grateful of the support from the Culver-Stockton community and all of his customers. Brinkley encourages everyone to try golf. If a person has never played, the staff will be glad to
help them get started playing. Current specials include foursome price of $50, seven days a week and on week days, the cost is one dollar per hole. Yearly memberships are also available. Concessions are available at the clubhouse along with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The phone number for River View Golf Course is (573) 288-3083. Photos by Rita Cox
Invitation to bid Sealed bids are being requested by City of Lewistown, Mo., for street repairs. Bids should be for price per ton for asphalt lay down. Contact Steve McKenzie at 573497-2705 for details. Sealed bids should be submitted to City of Lewistown, P.O. Box 267, Lewistown, MO 63452 for opening on June 4, 2012, at 7 p.m. City reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
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One benefit for the Internet is exposure to news stories, funny photos, and weird videos to which ordinary people would have otherwise been uninformed. For example, Google search “weird news stories” and see some recent results. • Prom season, for some strange reason, always seems to generate head-scratching activities. Apparently some people are not content with a pretty dress of normal dress materials In past years, colored duct tape formal wear has been the style.. This year, some girl made one of aluminum can soda pop tops (was it scratchy?) and one made at least part of her dress from thousands of candy wrappers. (was it sticky?). For the aluminum top dress, it makes passing through metal detectors tricky. For the candy wrapper dress, how many gallons of perfume did she need to cover the fruity candy scent? However, a Tennessee teen couldn’t go to her prom, because she wore a sequined confederate flag dress. • In Indiana a man was arrested for drunk driving (and likely other charges) for driving with four kids strapped to a car hood on a jaunt to the liquor store. Wow. Isn’t there some type of adult license he must permanently surrender? • In Connecticut, a teen’s body spray set off a school fire alarm. It is not immediately known if the cologne was applied at industrial strength to cover another prom-dress scent, such as, for example, peanut
STEINBECK butter jars. • A Florida teacher used a dog cone-shaped collar to discipline students. First they outlaw spanking, and now they outlaw public humiliation. What next? • It has been ruled two dolphins in a Switzerland zoo died of a heroin substitute overdose. Apparently at a party attended by thousands last year, someone slipped the dolphins the drugs. Of course the obvious question is this: Dolphins? in Switzerland? • It is well promoted that texting and driving is not a cool idea. A Michigan woman went off a pier into Lake Michigan trying to text a change an appointment while walking. She survived. You’ve been warned. • A California (where else) weightlifter accidentally shot himself when he dropped a dumbbell on a .22 caliber bullet. Keywords here are California and dumbbell. • A New York man tried to rob three banks with the most dangerous of all weapons, a toilet plunger. Isn’t it wonderful to now be in the know?
No one’s better than mama A common saying often heard in the South is, “My mama raised me better…” Some people laugh about the saying, but there’s a good meaning behind it. It’s not that fathers don’t do their own wonderful things to help raise their children, but there is just something special about mothers. Mothers are a very good example of true unconditional love. They are there during sickness, skinned knees, awards for school, broken hearts, and everything in between. They aren’t always going to make the perfect decisions, and sometimes, we even think they’ve lost their minds and that we’ll never speak to them again (especially as teenagers). Mothers feel the same way about their children tooprobably more often than they admit- but no matter what, a mother knows that it is her job to do whatever it takes to protect her child. I watched a video that had been posted onto Facebook a few days ago. While it played, I sat and cried nearly every single tear my body could produce. It was a story of a woman who had a baby with an extremely rare facial deformity. The child’s eyes never formed, and he was unable to close his mouth due to a severe cleft palate. She mentioned how difficult it was trying to raise him, and how much harder it
BARTLETT was when people would come up to her and tell her she was a horrible parent for not aborting her child when she knew there was a problem. Over time, people began finding her over Facebook, in person, through letters, etc. They all supported her for her choice to raise her little boy- who was an inspiration to so many. She ended the video by showing pictures of her little boy smiling, and showing her son’s face and describing just how beautiful he was to her. A good mother will always have your back, even if you don’t think she does. I’ve been blessed to have a mother, a stepmother, and a grandmother to always have my back. So, I spent my Mother’s Day celebrating just how wonderful it is to have mothers in my life- and thanking them for all they’ve offered to my life.
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This photo was taken circa 1918 and is of the Independence School, location at that time was three miles south of Ewing, Missouri. The children and teacher in the photo are unidentified. The school building, now gone, sat on present day Wilma Chipman’s farm, just north of where her house is now. You can still see where the cistern well was, for the ground settles. Anyone with more info about the school can submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org - Subject Independence School 1918.
LEWIS COUNTY HISTORY
95 Years Ago The Lewis County Journal May 18, 1917
From the pages of early Lewis County newspapers 25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal May 14, 1987 LeRoy Van Dyke, “The World’s Most Famous Auctioneer” will give a professional presentation of county music at the Lewis County Fair on Friday, July 17. Accompanying him with the stage performance will be his musicians, “The Auctioneers.” The City of Canton Constitutional Bicentennial Community Committee met Monday evening at Canton City Hall to make plans for observance of the 200th birthday of the nation’s constitution. Plans are being geared toward a kickoff event in mid-September, with special activities during the remainder of 1987 and 1988. 45 Years Ago The Press-News Journal May 18, 1967 Two Canton students were among those honored at the Honors Day assembly honoring student leadership at Culver-Stockton Tuesday. Aletha Ahrenholtz was named the new editor of “The Increscent” the campus literary magazine, and was honored for her number on rating in the Missouri Newspaper Association competition. Gael Cooper was named editor of “The Megaphone”, the campus newspaper. In addition, Judy Logsdon was among those recognized for being named to the Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities. Among those serving as sophomore counselors next year will be Grace Carpenter and Candy Tomlinson. 50 Years Ago The Press-News Journal May 17, 1962 Mrs. Robert H. Matthews, unopposed in her candidacy for the presidency of the Missouri Federation of Women’s Clubs, Inc., in Thursday’s biennial election, will be installed president of the
state federation during the Awards Luncheon program Friday afternoon in the final session of the Federation’s 3-day convention held this week at the SheratonElms in Pearce of Miami, Fla., third vice president of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs will conduct the installation ceremony. Thieves broke into three business houses and ransacked several cars early Sunday morning in Canton, but succeeded in getting only a small haul. Sometime after three a.m. they broke in the glass in the front door in Nemo Cleaners and apparently crawled through the hole. The only thing missing is a small transistor radio. The glass was also broken out of the side door at Brown Furniture, thus allowing the robbers to reach through and unlock the door. A little over $8 in change was stolen. 75 Years Ago The Press-News Journal May 20, 1937 The largest graduating class in the history of Canton High School will be the outstanding fact of the annual commencement exercises to be held at the high school auditorium tonight. The class is composed of 44. Coach Herbert Bunker will deliver the address. The campus newspaper of the University of Ohio has a story of about 10 new members being elected to Gamma Sigma Delta agricultural honorary society. It will be of interest to Canton friends to know that Arnold Wagner of Canton was one of the men to receive the honor. Canton friends will be pleased to note the recognition that is coming to this brilliant young man. Arnold is a lover of flowers and is taking floriculture at the university. Marvin Zenge, who has been working for Kroeger’s, has given up his job and
You Are Invited Friends and family of Garrett Spurgeon are invited to a reception honoring him for his accomplishments in shooting sports, and in the classroom.
Sunday, May 20 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. United Methodist Church 6th & Washington, Canton
Three of the Monticello boys that have been away attending school have returned and gone to farming. Louis Felgar, who has been in college at Carthage, returned home and will farm with his father on his farm west of town; Summers Johnson and Fred Porter cam home last Friday from Culver-Stockton and will till the soil. Stockholders of the Garkie Telephone Co. held a meeting at the home of the business manager, Emmett Nunn, Tuesday. Mr. Nunn is striving to get the best service possible for the stockholders and Mr. Briscoe informs us he is making a good job of it. – Maywood and Vicinity The graduating recital in vocal music of Miss Lillian Cashe was held at the college chapel Monday evening. She was assisted by her sister, Mrs. Lucia Eversole, a violinist of marked ability.
will work for his father, J.J. Zenge, in the shop this summer. Jack Hartmann will take his placve at Kroeger’s. Both of these boys are all right wherever you put them. On Thursday evening at the cozy home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shanks, William Fukenbusch was hot to 11 members of the Canton High School graduating class of 1936 who are completing their first year of college together. Of the 11 present, five started to school together; Janelle Jennings, Genevieve Schlager, Kenneth Wolf, and Marvin Zenge and William Fukenbusch. 85 Years Ago The Lewis County Journal May 20, 1927 Prof. A. A. Feigenspan, a former well-known school teacher of this county, now living at Steffenville, met with an accident that caused him the loss of his left eye. Miss Hazel Killebrew of Durham has won the free scholarship offered by the Chillicothe Business College to the pupil graduating from the Durham High School with the best grades. The graduating class of Monticello High School: Howard Felger, Cliff McCoy, Albert Lay, Franklin Fishback, Otho Geisenforfer, Bruce Anderson, and Misses Martha Williams, Hazel Hawkins, Alice Reiter, Betty Brown Walker and Nanna Smith. There were 12 graduates at Williamstown High School. Calvin Deck was the honor pupil of the class and Bill Fee was a close competitor. Mr. Deck received a scholarship from LaGrange College.
105 Years Ago The Lewis County Journal May 24, 1907 George W. Smith has a fine ice box for his meat shop now as can be found anywhere. It was made by the Canton Planing Mill and s a beautiful piece of furniture, showing fine worksmanship. The school board of this place has employed Prof. Floyd Wilson of La Belle as principal of the school for the next year. Monticello is becoming more and more a musical town, especially is this so in the fine instruments. Two more new pianos were delivered this week, one at the home of J. M. Smoot for his daughter, Miss Maud, and one to J. D. Woodworth for his wife who is quite a noted musician.
In the blink of an eye... memories are made! Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone for the awesome retirement party on May 6. It meant so much to me to see so many from my Canton R-V Daycare family, past and present. Thank you for all of the cards, well wishes, kind words, hugs, reminiscing and remarkable party. I have enjoyed being a part of the Canton R-V Daycare for 17 years. Thank you for the memories. Maxine Hark
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Annual Coin Show Opens to Public PAID ADVERTISEMENT
BY DAVID MORGAN STAFF WRITER
This year the annual International Coin Collectors Association will open it’s doors to the general public. The five day coin show is a unique opportunity for anyone that has coins, whether it’s a single coin or an entire collection. They can meet with and sell directly to the collector’s club. Admission is free and there is no obligation to sell. The types of coins the collectors are looking for include silver dollars, half dollars, quarters and dimes dated 1964 and before. Actu-
ally, the half dollars can date all the way to 1970. The government used silver to make most U. S. coinage until 1965 when they started using cheaper clad. Silver coins made before 1965 are made with 90 percent silver and are worth many times their face value because of today’s high silver market. Recently, silver has been trading for about $32 per oz. Five years ago, silver was just over $4 per oz. This dramatic increase has raised the price of these silver coins dramatically. Therefore, people that have these coins are selling them to take advantage of the
record high prices. During this five day event, those who have coins they wish to sell will be able to do just that. Unlike selling your coins at a pawn shop or one of those traveling “we buy anything” sales, this show is operated by collectors who pay much higher prices. This show isn’t just for silver coins either. They are also interested in gold coins, paper currency, nickels and pennies too. The United States government started minting coins in 1792. If those early coins are in good condition, they can be worth
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big money. For instance, a 1792 silver dollar could be worth as much as $20,000 if it’s the right one. Compare that to a common wheat back penny from the 1960’s— still collectible but only worth a few cents. Old paper currency can be worth a lot too. A common silver certificate is only worth a couple of bucks but an 1890’s $20 bill in excellent condition could be worth thousands. This event is a place you can learn about the coins and paper currency that you have and a chance to sell directly to collectors.
tors’ show. Mary’s uncle had collected coins throughout his entire life. Harry was 12 years old in 1965 when he took an interest in coin collecting. Going through his father’s pocket change became a daily ritual. That’s around the time when the government stopped using silver to make coins and started using intrigued by the silver coins—they were colder to the touch than the newer clad coins and they sounded different when they clanked together. Harry thought these silver
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the much cheaper clad. Harry was
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Mary Childs was amazed at the value of the coin collection she
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However, when they made their way back to the mint, they would be replaced with the newer clad coins. The silver coins would be melted down and gone forever. Harry accumulated quite a collection over the years. The silver coins he collected were not very
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rare—in fact, they were mostly
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dates. But in the past 4 years, silver
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heavily circulated and had common has risen to record high prices. Currently, silver is trading for around $33 per oz. That makes coins dated 1964 and earlier worth many times
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their face value. Uncle Harry was right—these coins were worth keeping. Harry enjoyed
throughout his life and now he could do something special for someone close to him. Harry never had children of his own, but was very close to his brother’s only child, Mary. Mary had worked hard and was very independent. She took out student loans to get through college and had recently
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graduated. She had just landed her first job and was starting to build a life for herself. Harry decided to give his coin collection to Mary and have her sell it to pay down her student loans. At first, Mary didn’t accept the offer because she wanted
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to do things on her own, but Uncle Harry was pretty persistent. After separating the coins by denomination and type, Mary loaded up the coins and headed to our coin show. After a short registra-
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tion, Mary was seated in front of
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one of the coin experts. The volume of coins Mary brought in prompted the collector to summon the help of two additional collectors. After counting all the coins and totaling them up, ($2374.75 in face
value alone) the offer was made: $37,996.00. Mary had to ask the collector to repeat the offer again. She started crying tears of joy and said “SOLD!” Neither she nor her uncle had any idea that his col-
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lection was worth that much. The student loans would be paid in full, with money left over. It was a good day for Mary…a very good day!
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Hi, my name is Eddie and I buy vintage guitars for collectors. I specialize in Gibson, Martin, National, Rickenbacker, Fender, Gretsch and Guild from the 1880’s to the 1960’s. If you have a vintage guitar, I nta want to see it. I pay fair prices. Please ase come see me during this event. I also buy saxophones, phones, violins, flutes and all other musical instru ments.
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The Nemo Knights recently took place in the 2012 American Blue Classic baseball tournament in Wildwood, Mo. The boys took first place, receiving a trophy and a plaque which was given to the team. The plaque can be viewed at Palmyra State Bank. The boys are in the 13u age group. Pictured is: (back row) Coach Terry Eisenberg; (middle row left to right) Chad Smith, Maywood, Noah Brown, Brock Malone, Eli Johnson, Maywood, Mathew Scoggin, Lewistown, Jorey Maddox, and Coach Roger Brown; (bottom row left to right) Cole Schutte, Ewing, Connor Chinnis, Canton, Noah Wilson, Riley Eisenberg, Maywood, and Nick Hultz.
A free Coast Guard boat inspection was held in La Grange on May 12,, Many boaters took the opportunity to have their vessels inspected. Tony’s Garage and Dick Zahn provided information and lunch.
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Lewis Co. residents enjoyed the music, dance and fellowship offered by Canton’s Nostalgia Night. Pictured are a group of residents enjoying refreshments.
Two students from the Canton FFA chapter were selected to attend the Farm Bureau Leadership Day in Jefferson City, Missouri. Katie Daugherty and Jessie Campen met with Representative Craig Redmon to hear about the current issues he is working on. Picture left to right are Jessie Campen, Katie Daugherty at Capitol in Jefferson City.
UPCOMING EVENTS Have an event to share? Submit it to email@example.com or call 288-5668. MAY 13-19 National Nursing Home Week
MAY 18 Canton St. Avenue Opry at the Lewis St. Playhouse at 8 p.m.
Highland Highland High School graduation
MAY 19 LaGrange LaGrange Appreciation Day
MAY 20 Canton 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or P.O. Box 227, Canton, MO 63435. Sorry, any photos sent via the mail cannot be returned. C Y
MAY 26 La Belle Open Horse shows at 4 p.m.
JUNE 2 Lewistown Lewistown Volunteer Fire Dept. BBQ from 4-8 p.m.
JUNE 4 Ewing Lewis Co. Youth Football League at Highland High School
JUNE 8-9 La Belle La Belle Rodeo
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HELP WANTED PART-TIME construction worker, roofing & general construction, reliable and hard working. Contact Scott at SAW construction 217440-4906. 19-21* _________________________ SUN-N-SURF accepting applications for Manager, Assistant Manager, and Certified Lifeguards for the upcoming summer season. Please contact Julie George at 573-288-4461 or Kris Brown at 573-288-3991, for an application. 18-20 _________________________ WAREHOUSE and delivery person with CDL license. Position requires ability to do some lifting. For more information call 573-4972265. 20-22+
WE WANT YOU! Beilstein Camper Sales of LaGrange, MO is seeking a qualified applicant to fill an immediate opening on our sales team. Benefit package plus top compensation in the industry. Call for appointment. Ask for Bruce. We look forward to your success.
Sales-Service Position Available Energetic, Motivated & Eager â€“ a must! Be able to shake a hand and deliver a smile. Credit & Background checks. APPLY IN PERSON. Mark Reinebach Agency American Family Insurance. Canton Shopping Center; Between 8:30 am-4:30 pm 573-288-2004
Gully Transportation is looking for CDL-A qualified drivers for openings on Liquid Tanks, and System Positions. Home throughout the week and off most weekends! We offer Great Pay, Home Time, and Included Health Benefits!! Call 800-566-8960. nw19-20
Help Wanted The City of Canton, Missouri is seeking applications for a part time position. The applicant must have a valid driverâ€™s license and the ability to lift one hundred pounds. Applications may be picked up at city hall 106 North Fifth St., Canton, Missouri. Completed applications will be received at City Hall until 12:00 pm May 23rd, 2012. The City of Canton is an equal opportunity employer.
Buckhorn Rubber Products Inc.
is accepting applications for 2nd & 3rd shift Machine Operators, $10.50/hr. Benefits include medical, dental, vision coverage with dependent benefit options, 401k with match; paid holidays & paid vacations; $.50/hr. increase at 90 days. Successful candidates must possess valid photo I.D., have a high school diploma or GED and pass mandatory pre-employment drug screen. Minimum physical requirements apply based on position. Missouri Career Center 203 N. 6th St., Hannibal, MO An Equal Opportunity Employer Providing a Drug-Free Work Environment m/f/v/d
House for Sale - 606 Bland St. Canton. 1 Â˝ story Bungalow w/covered porch and enclosed back porch. 3-4 bedroom, 2 bath, full basement, main floor laundry, hardwood floors, high ceilings, all electric, ally access. Located near bank, church and within walking distance of school. 573-2489648 or 573-406-8604. nw19-21
WANTED TO DO HOUSES to clean, years of experience, references; call ReAnn 573-629-7640 18-20* _________________________ MATURE person available as personal assistant - If you need help with shopping, cleaning, driving, cooking, errands, adult daycare, etc. Contact 217-577-5885 18-23*
FOR SALE 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* _________________________ CLASSIC 1972 Mercedes - good condition/runs good 573-470-5393. 20-22* _________________________ REGISTERED 6 yr. old Bay Quarter horse, gelding, green broke, gentle - 573655-4693 18-20* _________________________ LG 220 18K/BTU window air conditioner used 2 summers - $250.00 ROPER 5,000 BTU 5.0 AHAM window air conditioner - $25.00. Call 573288-5280. 18-20* _________________________ BEDROOM suite - Broyhill 4 piece, oak; queen 4 poster bed, mattress, box springs; dresser, chest of drawers; table; like new $2,000 firm. 660-734-4855. 18-20* _________________________ 1 YEAR OLD Roto tiller, gear driver $300.00 obo. 573-288-8976. 19-21* _________________________ 1998 PONTIAC Grand Prix GT Sedan, silver 573-4067625 19-21+ _________________________ MEMORIAL DAY METAL buildings - Thousands off Factory Direct Pricing Now through Early June - availabilitty includes 20x22, 24x25, more! While available - Call Today 888-7445950 _________________________ OLD BROODER, old grain separator or fanning mill w/5 screens; old pianola. Best offer 573-655-4627 20-22* _________________________ 14x70 1984 Fairmont trailer home - 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, remodeled, stove included, $6,000 o.b.o. Call after 5 pm. 660-213-3612 20-21+ _________________________ RATS all ages, sizes & colors delivery available 217440-0099 20-22*
STORAGE UNITS - available in LaGrange starting at $30.00 per month. 573655-4457. 18tf _________________________ LEWIS COUNTY STORAGE 8x8, 12x12, and 12x24 spaces in Canton, Mo. Call Campen Rentals 573-2888966 18tf _________________________ STOREFRONT AVAILABLE, 200 North 4th, $400/ plus deposit, you pay electric, water furnished, 573288-8966. 18tf _________________________ 3 BEDROOM duplex 573406-8090. 19-21*
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2,000 sqaure feet, 4 bedroom 2 bath, 2 car garage 7.4 acres, new geothermal in 2011, 2.5 miles north of Williamstown, Call 660-216-8945, $125,000 See additional pictures at www.tiny.cc/ayerhome
House for Sale - 606 Bland St. Canton 1 Â˝ story Bungalow w/covered porch and enclosed back porch. 3-4 bedroom, 2 bath, full basement, main floor laundry, hardwood floors, high ceilings, all electric, ally access. Located near bank, church and within walking distance of school. 573-248-9648 or 573406-8604. nw20-22
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
Bill Fretwell, Broker / MO & IL: 660.341.7735 BillF@FretwellLand.com Susan Adam, Sales / MO: 660.342.2773 SusanA@FretwellLand.com Craig Myers, Sales / MO: 660.341.9305 CraigM@FretwellLand.com Jennifer Wood, Sales / MO: 217.257.8812 JenniferW@FretwellLand.com
LaBelle Senior Housing 660-213-4012
Office: 573-767-5436 109 East Lafayette, Monticello, MO REAL ESTATE
tf The Ewing Community Senior Housing, Inc. has an apartment available for rent to senior citizens. The rent is income based. Rent includes water, electric, sewer, and trash pick-up. For information and an application, call J. Dehner at 573209-3356. nw 19-21
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Agricultural - Recreational - Commercial - Residential LEWIS COUNTY HOMES: New Listing â€“ Lewistown: â€“ 3-bed, 2-bath home sits on two full lots. Huge yard with no neighbors on either side provides a private setting in town. Asking $39,500. Call Jennifer to set up a showing at 217.257.8812. Canton, MO â€“ 2-bed, 1-bath home with attached garage would make excellent starter home or rental property. Low utilities and many recent updates â€“ look at it today, call Jennifer at 217.257.8812. Asking $64,900. LaBelle, MO â€“ 4-bed, 2-bath ranch home with full landscaping on 20 acres has large lake, machine shed, and garage with shop in a quiet country setting close to Deer Ridge Wildlife Area. Call Susan at 660.342.2773. Lewistown, MO â€“ 2-bed, 1-bath cabin new in 2009 features open living/dining area and screened in back porch with large shed on site. 42 acres total with CRP and tillable income. Call Jennifer at 217.257.8812. Williamstown, MO â€“ 3-bed, 2-bath home with full walk-out basement features large kitchen/dining/living area on 6.8 acres with more acreage available. Call Jennifer to set up a showing. Marion County: Maywood, MO: â€“ 3-bed, 2-bath features open floor plan, walk-out basement and large back deck. Home sits on 3 acres just minutes from Quincy and Palmyra and in Palmyra school district. Price Reduced! Call Jennifer at 217.257.8812. More rural properties available at www.FretwellLand.com or find us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FretwellAssociatesLLC.
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GARAGE SALE 406 Lewis, Canton; Sat. 8 am - 2 pm 20* _________________________ FLEA MARKET 515 Lewis, Canton Sat. 8 am - 2 pm 20* _________________________ TRYING IT AGAIN without the rain - 713 Clark St., Canton; Fri 4 - 7 pm, Sat. 8 am - ?; furniture, freezer, clothes, misc. 20* _________________________ GARAGE SALE Sat. May 19; 8 am - 4 pm; 2 family, clothes, kitchen item, bedding, lots of misc. items. 508 N 8th, Canton 20* _________________________ SAT. 8:30 AM - ?; 1 mile on Hwy 81, Powers Residence, boys, womenâ€™s & menâ€™s clothes, toys, books, kids VCR tapes, lots of misc., free items. 20* _________________________ HWY 6 FLEA MARKET & Yard Sale: June 8th, 9th, 10th; Durham Mo. Community Center, Outside Vendor Spaces Available - $20.00 for weekend. WANTED Donations for Donation Booth - For more information to set up or donate items call: 573-822-6230. 20-23* _________________________ GARAGE SALE, Possessions of Mildred Stewart, 601 B Montgomery St, Canton, Sat., May 19; 8 am - noon . 20*
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Selling various Contractor Tools; 91’ Chevy 1 ton, dually, Flatbed; 97’ Haulmark Race car trailer; 99’ US cargo trailer.; 06’ Rice 18’ car trailer; 98’ Honda 750 American Classic Shawdow, 2192 miles.; 93’ Chevy TMC Conversions, “Show Truck” 86,127 miles.; Varierty of collectibles; Int 3444 Industrial tractor w/ loader; 3pt. tiller, cutter, posthole digger.
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WANTED: YOUR AUCTION! We Want Your Auction. GIVE US A CALL - YOUR PLACE OR OURS! Selling 2007 JD X700 Mower; 1997 JD 425 Mower; JD 316 Mower; 3pt.Tiller and other Lawn and Garden related; 1992 F150 Truck; 2007 car trailer; Paddle Boat; tools and related items; Misc. Household.
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TRACT 1 2 ACRES M/L RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE - 109 S. JACKSON Improvements include a 4 bedroom 1196 sq’ (main level) home (2 bedrooms on main level, 2 on 2nd level), eat in kitchen, full bath, living room, open front porch, enclosed back (laundry) porch, covered patio; attached 2 car wood frame car port; new forced air gas furnace, 2 window AC unit and new metal roof. Other improvements include 28x36 2 car shop/garage with cement floor, 2 overhead doors and electric service. Additional outbuildings, fruit trees, hwy. 16 frontage. TRACT 2 7 ACRES M/L Selling a 7 acre M/L adjoining tract of land with Hwy. 16 frontage, building site, recreational, currently undeveloped. TRACT 3 4 UNDEVELOPED CITY LOTS Selling Lots Four (4), Five (5), Six (6) and Seven (7) in Block Eleven (11) in the town of Monticello, Lewis County Missouri. TERMS / CONDITIONS Tracts sell individually and not combined. Successful buyer(s) will pay 10% down day of sale and sign into written contracts with the sellers. Balance due on or before June 26, 2012. 2012 taxes will be prorated at closing. Possession given at closing. All title work and closing cost will be divided in equal shares between buyer and sellers. Closing conducted by Dennis W. Smith. Title work done by Oak Hill Title Company, 307 Lewis St., Canton, MO. SHOP / TOOL AND LAWN RELATED Quincy 3-12 upright air compressor; Lincoln AC/DC 225 welder; Craftsman 10” radial arm saw (used little); Skil 10” band saw; Walker table saw; parts washer; B&D Workmate bench; Ridgid pipe cutters and threaders; bench vise and grinder; 3/4 socket set; pry bars; hand saws; wrenches; 2 alum. Ridgid pipe wrenches and others; brace and bits; hole saws; pullers; ring compressors; assorted hand tools; handy man jack; floor jack; floor creeper; 2 sets car stands; car ramps; 16.5 truck chains; air tools; battery charger; jumper cables; air bubble; painters step ladder; ladder jacks; copper wire; chain vise; bolt cutters; tap and die sets; shop lights; wood planes; Sawzall; tile cutter; wheel balancer; grease guns; chain hoist; log chains; cum a long; electrical and plumbing supplies; misc. hardware; also selling a 10” Craftsman single bottom plow; single gang disc; Penncraft front tine tiller; garden push plow; wheel barrow; DTR trimmer; highwheel push mower; Mantis garden cultivator; metal lawn chairs; rolls of barbed wire; fence stretchers; lawn windmill; lawn and garden tools; garden planter; gas cans; electric power washer; older rear tine tiller; as new Brinkman tailgate grill; patio table with chairs; minnow box; tackle boxes; Coleman gas lantern; ATV gun case; hand sprayer and other useful items. COLLECTIBLES / HOUSEHOLD / MISC. Oak secretary with beveled mirror; oak single door bookcase; 2 old steel safes on casters; drop front desk; organ stool; sugar bucket and owls; egg basket; corn sheller; Shawnee pig cookie jars; corn muffin pan; United cowboy/horse clock; sausage grinder; cast iron skillets; Dazey churn; crock bowls;quilt tops; few proof sets and other coins; glassware to include: pink and green depression glass, blown glass; several Avon bottle cars; cook books; framed pictures; sofa; leather recliner; Whirlpool microwave; Maytag portable dishwasher; humidifier; 2 drawer file cabinet; knee hole desk; 2 pressure canners; food dehydrator; misc. common kitchen items; material and sewing supplies; cabinet sewing machines; 18,000 BTU window air conditioner; CBs, base, etc.; NIB natural gas ventless heater; various common household items.
SAMUEL & COLENE LAY, SELLERS
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to purchase a like new home at auction! Selling a 1900 sq’ on main level, custom built 3 bedroom home constructed in 2004. This home is 100% move in ready! Many custom architectural features! Home offers a fully equiped kitchen with all major appliances, ample white finished cabinetry, tile counter tops, island with double bay sink, laminate wood flooring, inset ceiling lighting and other lighting. Kitchen also has a walk out patio door to rear patio, adjoining dining room with vaulted style ceiling and many other nice features. Living room features 2 pillar entryways, one from kitchen and one from large front entry way with 2 coat closets, living room also has vaulted style ceilings, Heat-N-Glo fireplace, laminate wood flooring and 2 walk out doors to rear patio. Home offers a large master bedroom with arched ceiling, self lighting walk in closet, spacious master bath, large open face all tile shower with bench, double vanity, linen closet and ample lighting; 2 additional bedrooms with spacious closets and adjoining hall bath with jacuzzi style tub, tile floor, walls, etc. Other features include forced gas heat and central air, custom trim through out, hide a way laundry closet, additional living space on 2nd level with access from livingroom by solid oak spiral staircase, great den, sewing or TV room with 2 large storage closets. Home has an attached 2 car garage with automatic door opener, cement approach and entry near kitchen, all setting on an attractive landscaped corner lot. TERMS / CONDITIONS: Successful buyer(s) will pay 10% down evening of sale and sign into written contract with the sellers. Balance will be due on or before June 22, 2012. Immediate possession given at closing. 2012 taxes will be prorated at closing (2011 city and county tax $1475). Sellers will provide owners policy of title insurance in the amount of the selling price. Any lending policy needed will be the responsibility of the buyer(s). Closing cost will be divided in equal shares between buyer and seller. Dennis W. Smith, closing attorney. Title work done by Oak Hill Title Company, 307 Lewis St., Canton, MO.
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RURAL LEWIS CO RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE AUCTION
SAT JUNE 2ND - 10
Sale conducted on site located 4.5 miles North of Canton, MO on Hwy 61.
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday May 20th 1:00-2:00 pm Selling a spacious 3 bedroom, 2 story home with large eat in kitchen, dining room, living room, large deck and screened in porch. Other improvements include 30X70 pole building, paved drive, fruit trees, etc. Also selling a large volume of Antiques, Collectibles, Household, Tools and Lawn Related.
Complete Details Online! CHARLES MEYER FAMILY TRUST, SELLERS
THURSDAY MAY 31
Sale conducted at the Canton, MO Comfort Inn
251 ACRES / 2 TRACTS Lying in Sect 29 & 30 TWP 60N R9W
Complete Details Available Online!
LEE HOWE, SELLER
660-727-3796 www.mcafeeauctionservice.com C Y
for property viewing contact Larry Gillespie 573-655-2284
DALE & RUTH ZSCHOCHE, SELLERS
LEWIS CO, MO LAND AUCTION
OFFERS 220 ACRES OF PRIME TILLABLE LAND
RT C – LaGrange, MO Real Estate and Misc. Church Items
G & L Glasgow 1-7-13* Dr. Michael/Alice Vaughn Farm 2-25-12* David & Vickie Gorrell Farms 2-15-13* Betty Hendrickson Farms 3-04-13* Dorothy M./Howard F. Higbee Farms 3-17-13* Crawford/Oliver Farms 5-8-13* Hardin Far m 6-15-12* Doris Long Property 6-17-12* Farm of Seldon and Mary Logsdon 7-30-12* Fenway Farm - Barkley, Rogers, St. Clair. 9-4-12* Barkley Farms, James & Brenda 9-4-12* Beverly and Dennis Welch Farms 10-19-12* Robert /Jere Taylor Farms (2) 10-29-12* Tim/Mark/Kay Dochterman Farms 11-6-12* Chas. Dewitt Property 11-6-12* James & Carol Dettlaff Acres 11-11-12* Barbara Carskadon Farm 11-12-12* Franks & Gorrell Farm 11-18-12* CD/BL Corrigan Property 11-29-12* Kit Taylor Farm 12-8-12*
CANTON & LAGRANGE
Tim Heimonen property 4-14-13* Gary and Patricia Bunch 7-01-12* and no fireworks! Courtney Farms 11-20-12*
CANTON & MONTICELLO
Campen Farms 11-03-13* Violators will be prosecuted!
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* Lowell Reynolds Farm 12-27-12*
LEWIS/MARION COUNTY Eichor Farms
C.D. Taylor Farm 5-06-12* Charles & Nell Little Farm 14942 Holly Ave (No hunting/fishing) 9-22-12* Glenn Krueger Farms 9-22-12*
Ronnie & Judy Pierce Farm & property 5-13-13*
Whippoorwill Hill Farm Richard/Gene Porter Farms 1-17-13* Gregory Drainage District Levee and Farms 4-12-13* Tony & Ronda Whitaker Lands 5-06-12* Donald and Mazie Vogel Farm 8-23-12* Bud and Karen Vogel 9-20-12* Owned or leased land by Danny L. Dannenhauer 11-03-12*
Jenny D. Murphy Reid Farm 3-10-13* Gloria Burbridge Prop. 4-17-13* between Monroe & Jackson St Sharon Crossett Residence 6-17-12* 400 N. Main Paul Legg Residence 6-17-12* 407 N. Main Lisa Borgstadt Property 6-21-12* 202-204 N. 4th Paul Lahr Farms 7-01-12* Marsha Allison 8-11-12* Ronald L. Farr Farms 8-10-12* Paul Legg Farm 10-6-12* 22422 Ponderosa Ave. Lonnie/Earnest Martin 11-04-12* (410 N. Main (old Cath. Church) Connie & Frank Bange and
Jim Lillard Farms 1-04-13* Donna Hudnut Farm is 12-20- 12* now RRVC LLC
Wilma Chipman, Jeannie S. and Barb C. and Glen Chipman 10-08-12*
Cotton Wood Hollow Farms William C. Sedelmeier 3-31-12*
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FOR THE RECORD NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE For default in payment of debt secured by a Deed of Trust executed by Lisa A. Eisenberg and Terry E. Eisenberg, wife and husband, dated January 16, 2004, and recorded on January 22, 2004, in Book 501, at page 2421, in the office of Recorder of Deeds in and for Lewis County, Missouri, at Monticello, Missouri, the undersigned Trustee will on Monday, the 4th day of june, 2012, between the hours of 9:00 o’clock a.m. and 5:00 o’clock p.m., more specifically at 1:00 o’clock p.m., at the front North door of the Courthouse at Monticello, Missouri, sell at public vendue, to the highest bidder for cash: All of Lots Four (4) and Five (5) in Block Four
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE In Re: Richard L Pfautz and Teresa E. Clarkson, his wife TRUSTEE`S SALE Under the terms of the Deed of Trust executed by Richard L Pfautz and Teresa E. Clarkson, his wife dated 10/09/2009, and recorded on 10/14/2009 Book 511 Page 3353 in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Lewis County, MISSOURI, the undersigned Successor Trustee, will on 06/08/2012 at 1:00 PM at the North Front Door of the Lewis County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square. Monticello MO 63457, sell at public venue to the highest bidder for cash, the realty described in
(4) in Arnold’s Addition to the Town, now City of Lewistown, Lewis County, Missouri, subject, however, to a perpetual easement over, along and across the South five (5) feet of the East forty-five (45) feet of Lot Five (5) and the North five (5) feet of the said Lot Six (6) for the installation, repair and maintenance of a sewage tile or line for the benefit of the owners of Lots Four (4), Five (5) and Six (6) in said Block Four (4) in Arnold’s Addition to the City of Lewistown, Lewis County, Missouri, to satisfy said debt and cost. Dennis W. Smith, Trustee 1st Pub. May 10, 2012
IN THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT OF LEWIS COUNTY, MISSOURI Judge Fred L. Westhoff Probate Division In the Estate ) of ) Case No. Charles L. ) 12LEMeyer, ) PR00016 deceased ) NOTICE OF LETTERS TESTAMENTARY GRANTED (Supervised Administration Non-Resident Fiduciary)
To all Persons Interested in the Estate of Charles L. Meyer, decedent: On 20 April. 2012, the last will of the decedent having been admitted to probate, the following individuals were appointed personal representatives of the estate of Charles L. Meyer, decedent by the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The names, business addresses and phone numbers of the personal representatives are: Ronald E. Meyer, 2324 Carbide Lane, Keokuk, IA 52632; 319-524-5967
said deed of trust, to wit: THE WEST TWOTHIRDS (2/3) OF LOT THREE (3) AND ALL OF LOT FOUR (4) IN BLOCK ONE (1) IN DURKEE`S ADDITION TO THE TOWN, NOW CITY OF CANTON, LEWIS COUNTY, MISSOURI. Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. Successor Trustee KM File #: PFARIBAC This firm is a debt collector and any information we obtain from you will be used for that purpose. 1st Pub. May 17, 2012
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Judith A. Schonhoff, 2410 Payson Road, Quincy, IL 62305; 217-222-8081 The personal representatives’ attorney and designated agent’s name, business address, and phone number is: Dennis W. Smith, PO Box 308, Canton MO 63435; 573288-4461 All creditors of said decedent are notified to file claims in court within six months
from the date of the first publication of this notice or if a copy of this notice was mailed to, or served upon, such creditors by the personal representative, then within two months from the date it was mailed or served, whichever is later, or be forever barred to the fullest extent permissible by law. Such six-month period and such two-month period do not extend the limitation period that would bar claims one year after the decedent’s death, as provided in Section 473.444, RSMo, or any other applicable limitation periods. Nothing in Section 473.033, RSMo, shall be construed to bar any action against a decedent’s liability insurance carrier through a defendant ad litem pursuant to Section 537.021, RSMo. Date of the decedent’s death: 30-March-2012 Date of first publication: 26 April 2012 /s/Jan Geisendorfer Jan Geisendorfer Circuit Clerk Receipt of this notice by mail should not be construed by the recipient to indicate that the recipient necessarily has a beneficial interest in the estate. The nature and extent of any person’s interest, if any, can be determined from the files and records of this estate in the Probate Division of the above referenced Circuit Court. 1st Pub. April 26, 2012
In the Estate of Eric Matthew Olson, deceased
) ) Case No. ) 12LE) PR00011 )
NOTICE OF LETTERS ADMINISTRATION GRANTED (Supervised Administration)
To all Persons Interested in the Estate of Eric Matthew Olson, decedent: On 20 April. 2012, the following individual was appointed the personal representative of the estate of Eric Matthew Olson, decedent, by the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The personal representative’s business address and phone number is: Peggy J. Harscher, 204 Murphy Place, LaGrange MO 63448; 573-655-8816 The personal representative’s attorney’s name, business address and phone number is: Christopher Schuering, 506 Vermont Street, Quincy IL 62301; 217-224-2555. All creditors of said decedent are notified to file claims in court within six months from the date of the first publication of this notice or if a copy of this notice was mailed to, or served
upon, such creditors by the personal representative, then within two months from the date it was mailed or served, whichever is later, or be forever barred to the fullest extent permissible by law. Such six-month period and such two-month period do not extend the limitation period that would bar claims one year after the decedent’s death, as provided in Section 473.444, RSMo, or any other applicable limitation periods. Nothing in Section 473.033, RSMo, shall be construed to bar any action against a decedent’s liability insurance carrier through a defendant ad litem pursuant to Section 537.021, RSMo. Date of the decedent’s death: 31-March-2011 Date of first publication: 26 April 2012 /s/Jan Geisendorfer Jan Geisendorfer Circuit Clerk Receipt of this notice by mail should not be construed by the recipient to indicate that the recipient necessarily has a beneficial interest in the estate. The nature and extent of any person’s interest, if any, can be determined from the files and records of this estate in the Probate Division of the above referenced Circuit Court. 1st Pub. April 26, 2012
Stiffey attends elite whiplash trauma training program Dr. Stiffey, local Doctor of Chiropractic practicing in Palmyra, MO recently attended the world’s only multi-module program devoted specifically to whiplash and brain injury traumatology. The Whiplash and Brain Traumatology Program is presented by the prestigious Spine Research Institute of San Diego. Led by Dr. Arthur C. Croft, one of the world’s premier scientists in the field of brain injury traumatology and whiplash, this program is highly respected by medical profes-
IN THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT OF LEWIS COUNTY, MISSOURI Judge Fred L. Westhoff Probate Division
sionals worldwide. In fact, Dr. Croft has co-authored the definitive textbook on the subject of whiplash, Whiplash Injuries: the Cervical Acceleration/ Deceleration Syndrome, which is currently in its third edition. The science-based Whiplash and Brain Traumatology educational program is specifically designed to equip physicians with an arsenal of tools essential to successfully treat such motor vehicle trauma. Indeed, program originator Dr. Croft referenced over 1,800 scientific
papers during the course of the first module of this course alone. According to Dr. Stiffey, “The principles taught in this program equip physicians with the necessary education to effectively implement emerging medical applications in treating victims of whiplash and other trauma injuries. And being trained by Dr. Croft, who is a well-known and widely respected authority in this field of study, is a real privilege.” About Dr. Stiffey: (www.drscottstiffey.com) Scott Stiffey, D.C. is the owner of Pro Active Chiropractic Center and has been treating whiplash injuries for over 11 years.
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NOTICE OF SALE OF 40 UNIT APARTMENT COMPLEX LOCATED IN LEWIS COUNTY, MISSOURI 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 5, 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. 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. 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.
62nd Annual LaBelle Rodeo Princess & Queen Contest June 8 & 9th 2012
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Two divisions 12 years and under and 13 thru 17 years. Entry fee of $10.00 Deadline to enter May 29, 2012. For more information and enter contact Betty @ 660-216-2116 or Vonnie at 573-406-2794
Rodeo June 8 & 9 ~ 8:00 p.m.
ANCHOR YOUR BOAT! at your own dock just outside of this two bedroom home at the Lake of the Oaks, Canton, MO that is quietly located at the end of a street! Full Finished walkout lower level, lots of updating including: new roof, bathrooms, carpet and hardwood. Home is sitting at the edge of a 65 acre lake for fishing and small boats. Can be used as a year-round home or a weekend retreat.
Dance nightly after rodeo Tickets available at local merchants or from members.
Open Horse Shows May 26 and Sept 1 @ 4 p.m. Jack pot classes walk trot, western pleasure $50.00 added. Barrels $100.00 added. Several other classes including novice. Contacts 660-216-2116 & 660-341-9356
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FOR THE RECORD Obituary ANN BURROWS SCHLEIFFARTH Ann Burrows Schleiffarth, 92, of Fayetteville, Ark., died April 27, 2012 at the Culpepper Assisted Living Facility, Fayetteville, Ark. She was born March 31, 1920 in Canton, Mo., the daughter of Fredrick and Mildred (Haney) Burrows. She married William E. Schleiffarth on July 11, 1943 in the Canton, Mo., First Christian Church. He died April 21, 1996. Ann was devoted to her family. She ministered to congregations along-side her husband the Rev. Dr. Bill
Obituary MARY B. ETHRIDGE Mary Burnell Ethridge, age 87, of LaBelle, Mo., passed away Monday, May 7, 2012, in the LaBelle Manor Care in LaBelle, Mo. She was born November 30, 1924, in Novelty, Mo., the daughter of Henry A. and Nellie M. Bradley Franke. Mrs. Ethridge received her education in Gorin, LaBelle and Edina, Mo. She worked several years at the Glove factory in Edina, farmed north of LaBelle, and was employed at Phillip Ross United Egg and Poultry in LaBelle, Mo. She owned and operated the Golden Belle Restaurant and Motel in LaBelle for over twenty years. She was a member of the First Christian Church of LaBelle and enjoyed cooking, flowers, gardening and Blue Grass music.
Schleiffarth in Saint Joseph, Tarkio and Brookfield Mo. An accomplished pianist and organist, Ann also served in the musical aspects of churches. She would delight audiences and family with her prowess at the piano. Ann cherished the family vacations in Door County, Wis., where she enjoyed sailing with Bill. After one particular incident of doldrums (insufficient winds) she insisted the vessel be equipped with an outboard motor much to the chagrin of Bill. Ann enjoyed life to the fullest, bearing a wonderful sense of humor. She was a gregarious person treasuring the fellowship of family and friends. Bill and Ann retired in Kimberling City, Mo., in 1982 where they made many friends and enjoyed activities of the lake community. Ann ardently participated church related organizations, was a 50 plus year member of PEO Chapter AG, and the Athena Club. Ann was also preceded in death by her parents, daughter Patricia Ann (Schleiffarth) McCay and brother-in-law Lloyd Anderson. She is survived by daughter Ellyn Schleiffarth and husband John O. Bennett, son-in-law Michael McCay Surviving are several cousins, and special friends Bud Crank and Barb Heins and husband Melvin both of LaBelle, Mo. Burnell will be cremated and Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012, at the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, Mo. Reverend Maynard Blackwood will officiate the services. Burial will be at a later date in the LaBelle Cemetery. Musical selections will be â€œWill There Be Any Blue Grass in Heavenâ€?, â€œFamily Bibleâ€? and â€œIn The Gardenâ€?. Visitation was May 10 in the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, Mo. Memorials may be made to the LaBelle First Christian Church and may be left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO 63447.
and wife Nancy Bella Vista Ark., grandsons Seth McCay, Rogers Ark., and Josh and Carmen (Rohde) McCay Los Angeles Cal., sister Judith Burrows Anderson, two nephews David Anderson and wife Kathy, Lincoln Nebraska, Douglas Anderson, Blue Springs, Mo., and great nephews Matthew Anderson Springfield, Mo., and Michael Anderson Columbia Mo. Ann was also preceded in death by her parents, daughter Patricia Ann (Schleiffarth) McCay and brother-in-law Lloyd Anderson. A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Kimberling, City Mo. Press-News Journal May 17, 2012
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FOR THE RECORD Obituary
RICHARD N. MERRILL Mr. Richard Norman Merrill, age 74, of Osage Beach, Mo., formerly of Canton, Mo., died Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, Mo. He was born August 22, 1937 in Hanover, N. H., a son of Joseph Henry and Helen Clara Henry Merrill. Rick served in the United States Air Force from 1955 until his retirement in 1975. He was a man that was always traveling never ready to settle down and had various jobs after his retirement from the military. Survivors include four children, Mark Merrill, Michael Merrill, Patricia Merrill and Theresa McPhedran; five sisters, Betsy Taft, Sally Lambert, Roberta Durgin, Pamela Duff and Patricia Marr; one brother, Robert Merrill; 14 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Joseph Merrill. Graveside services with full military honors were held May 4 at 10:00 a.m. in the National Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa with Deacon William Cosgrove officiating. Pallbearers were with the United States Air Force.
VIVIAN BEILSTEIN Mrs. Vivian Beilstein, age 93, of Palmyra, Mo., formerly of La Grange died Monday, May 14, 2012 at her residence in Palmyra. She was born April 27, 1919 in Peidmont, Mo., a daughter of James Eli and Cora Viola Pritchard Bane. She married Russell Beilstein on June 24, 1939 in Davenport, Iowa. He died on June 16, 1978. Vivian was active in the Mt. Olivet Methodist Church in Taylor and later at Mission Hill Baptist Church in Palmyra. She was a volunteer at Blessing Hospital and was a member of the Lewis County Nursing Home Auxilary in Canton and was a regular visitor to Maple Lawn
Nursing Home in Palmyra. Survivors include one daughter Ruth Ann Turner (William Retzlaff) of Rockford, Ill.; four grandchildren, Kelly (John) Dahlberg of Elgin, Ill., Tonya (David) Murphy of Stillwater, MN, James Russell (Piper) Turner of Pecatonica, Ill. and Eric Michael (Jayne) Beilstein of Beaverton, Ore.; seven great grandchildren, John Nicholas, Jessica, Matthew, Tyler, Kelsey, Kallista and Ptolemy and several nieces, nephews and good friends Georgia Richter of La Grange and Judy Baird of Quincy, Ill. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son Robert Donald Beilstein, three brothers and four sisters. Funeral services were held May 16, 2012 at the Davis Funeral Home in La Grange with Rev. Kent Lewis and Rev Steve Martin officiating. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery in La Grange. Pallbearers: Jim Beilstein, Mark Beilstein, Eddie Tuley and Bruce Bane. Music provided by Miriam Inlow, organist. Memorials are suggested to Community Loving Care Hospice of Bowling Green, Mo., or to the American Cancer Society. Press-News Journal May 17, 2012
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After more than 30 years of service, Associate Professor of Psychology Rod Walton has announced plans to retire at the close of the spring 2012 semester. During his three decades with CulverStockton, Walton served in a number or leadership roles and established himself as a favorite among his students and peers. Culver-Stockton recently hosted a reception in Walton’s honor, during which faculty, staff, students and alumni gathered. Walton joined C-SC in 1983 and was head men’s basketball coach and assistant professor of physical educations until 1991. C-SC appointed him assistant professor of Psychology, and in 1998, he became chair of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division. In 2001, he was named lead of the Psychology department. He
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also coordinated the 3-2 pre-professional program in occupational therapy. Walton was C-SC head men’s golf coach from 1983-1993 and was the first faculty rep to the athletic department from 1994-2003, when he was named athletic director- a position he held for five years. In 2008, Walton resumed his teaching career as an associate professor of Psychology. Walton received the college’s Helsabeck Prize for Excellence in Teaching in 1987 and the Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2000. He was also twice named the recipient of the Panhellenic Council Faculty Award in 1998 and 2001. Walton earned his bachelor’s of science degree in physical education at Illinois State University and his master’s degree in psychology and counseling at Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, La.
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Rain delays Culver-Stockton Graduation
Above: The opening ceremony which was scheduled to take place outdoors in the Culver-Stockton quads was moved to the Campbell Auditiorium do to rain.
Bottom right: Rain delayed the 156th commencement ceremony planned for Culver-Stockton Graduates on Saturday, May 12. Families and friends of the Culver graduates sought shelter in several of the campus buildings to wait out the downpour.
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Canton R-V Senior Responses Seniors were asked to provide information concerning their future plans, activities in which they participated in during high school, their favorite memory of school, which teacher had influenced them and their interests or hobbies. Carrie Baker Parents- Carolyn & Gary Baker Plans- Going to John Wood to become a RN. Activities- FFA, Softball Ashley Bronestine Parents- Brad & Chris Bronestine Plans- Attend Missouri Western State University, Major in Nursing Activities- Softball, Soccer, FBLA, Smoke Busters Teacher- Mr. Morss Interests- Being outside and hanging out with friends.
Ashley Brumbaugh Parents- Rick & Becky Brumbaugh Plans- To attend Quincy University to major in elementary education Activities- Soccer, NHS, Smoke Busters Memory- When the girls soccer team got second in districts last year. Even though we didn’t get first is was a blast and I’m going to miss the soccer girls Alex Cannady Parents- Jennifer Hudnut & Darrell Cannady Plans- To enlist in the United States Marine Corps Activities- Art Club, Key Club, Smoke Busters Teacher- Mrs. Chancellor Interests- Video games Memory- The play “The Beatles slept here” Ceira Cibert Parents- Don & Lynette Cibert Plans- Receive my MBA and specialize in accounting then work for a corporation in the accounting field Activities- Going to the theater and shopping with
friends Teacher- Mrs. Pitts Interests- Work, friends, movies socializing, looking back at memories Memory- When Carrie tried to steal my piece of cheesecake. Aaron Ellison Parents- John & Jerilyn Ellison Plans- Attend Westminster College Activities- Baseball Teacher- Mr. Morss Taylor Garkie Parents- Phil Garkie/ Roger & Kim Hugenberg Plans- Attend college and major in Business Management Activities- Poms, NHS, FBLA, Basketball manager Teacher- Mr. Morss Austin Heisz Parents- Andrew & Nolajean Heisz
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Activities- 4H, FFA, Shooting Sports Memory- Being with friends Clayton Hinton Parents- Richard Hinton & Sharon Marks Plans- Major in Agriculture and Bio systems engineering at North Dakota State University Activities- Shooting Sports, FFA, Student Council, 4H Interests- Guns, cars, trucks, agriculture, girls Drew Horner Parents- Richard & Kristy Horner Plans- Graduating college with a masters in business administration and then becoming an insurance agent. Activities- Golf, NHS, FBLA Teacher- Mr. Morss Interests- Golfing with my friends and family and deer hunting. Memory- Qualifying for state golf with my team and the whole ride down with Coach Gumm
Activites- softball, Relay for Life Favorite teacher- Larry Pohren Interests- make-up, hair and nails Best memory- red ribbon leader in kindergarten Future plans- going to a cosmetology school Nicholas Janney Parents- Rick and Carla Janney Activities- basketball, FBLA, NHS, Key Club Favorite teacher- Mr. Morss Interests- playing basketball, hanging out with friends, being with family. Best memory- winning districts my junior year in basketball Future plans- graduate college (Culver-Stockton College to play basketball) and work at Janney Construction. Skyler King had no response. Aaron Lewis Parents- Donnie and Roxann Lewis Activities- Playing guitar and piano
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Favorite teacher- Mr.Pohren Interests- music Nathan Lewis Parents- Cindy and David Lewis Activities- Baseball, FFA, 4-H, hunting, fishing Interests- Hunting, fishing Best memory- Hunting with family Future Plans- Becoming a John Deere Tech. Garrett Liby Parents- Mark and Julie Liby Activities- Art, reading, gaming Favorite teacher- Mr. Pohren, Ms. Crawford, Mr. Gilpin, Mrs. Chancellor Interests- Sculpture, video games, reading Future plans- I want my own bakery that I open on weekends, and when I’m not at the highschool, where I’d teach art, at home with my wife and kids. Amber Lynn Parents- Jessica Vannaken and Eric Vannaken Activites- Cheerleading Favorite teacher- Mrs. Chancellor
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Interests- accounting, science Best memory- sitting in Gilpin’s room getting everyone to listen to “Skinny Girls” Future plans- take courses at John Wood Braden Marten Parents- David Marten and Destiny Neuhaus Favorite teacher- Larry Pohren Interests- biking Future plans- army Amy McDermott Parents- Kim and Bruce McDermott Activites- playing summer softball and being with friends Future plans- going to John Wood Community College Luke Merrell had no response. Fabio Moreno had no response. Victoria Pearl Parents- Randy and Kelly Pearl Activities- soccer, FFA, band Favorite teacher- Mrs. Logsdon and Mr.Pohen Interests- hunting, camping, soccer Best memory- Winning our first game sophomore year and throwing a soccer ball in the air like a basketball freshman year. Future plans- attend Culver-Stockton College and major in Physical Education Aury Randolph Parents- Gary and Cathy Randolph Activities- FFA, Envirothon, Science Olympiad, National Honor Society, Student Council, band Interests- Hunting, fishing, trap shooting, ping-pong,
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watching movies, and spending time with my friends. Best memory- There’s too many good memories to choose from. Future plans- Graduate from college with a Biology degree, have a career in conservation, have a house and a family. Garrett Serbin Parents- Mike and Kim Serbin Activities- golf, soccer, baseball, and basketball Favorite teacher- Chad Morss Interests- Athletic training at Culver Future plans- Golf at Culver-Stockton College Seth Shaffer Parents- Jonna and Terrell Bell and Bill Shaffer Activities- video gaming, paintball, airsoft, football, reading, and church related activities Favorite teacher- Mr. Larry Pohen Interests- Computer technologies, electronics Best memory- senior skip Future plans- major in psychology at Hannibal-LaGrange, hopefully receive a Master’s and devote my life to ministry. Cody James Sherwood Parents- Daryl Sherwood and Michelle Bracey Activities- FFA Smokebusters, Student Council, H.S. Golf, boy’s basketball manager Favorite teacher- Mr. Pohen. Interests- basketball, baseball, golf Best memory- all the times spent in grade school playing pick-up games at recess with friends. Future plans- going to John Wood Community College and major in Physical Education by transferring to a four year college.
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Katelyn Shuman Parents- Mark and Shelly Shuman Activties- Softball, basketball, poms, National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America Favorite teacher- Mr. Morss Best memory- Going to state games three times Future plans- attend University of Missouri with a major in special education Emily Sommers Parents- Marty Sommers and Connie Walso Activities- Soccer, Key Club, FBLA, Smokebusters Favorite teacher- Mrs. Crawford Interests- reading, spending time with friends and family Best memory- attending prom my sophomore year Future plans- major in early childhood education/ minor in Psychology attending Culver-Stockton College Garrett Spurgeon Parents- Larry and Joann Spurgeon Activities- shooting sports, baseball, golf, hunting, fishing Favorite teacher- Mrs. Berhorst, Mr. Morss Interests- Hunting, shooting, math/physics Best memory- Class with Mr. Morss Future plans- Attending West Virginia University to shoot on the rifle team, Major Civil Engineering Jacob Taff Parents- Charles and Randie Taff Activties- FFA, 4-H Favorite Teacher- Vic Shroder Interests- welding, automotives, hunting, fishing, texting, cooking, baseball
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-continued - Jacob Taff Best memory- the day I started my first job and got my first truck Future plans- welding for Howard Welding and doing car auto motives. Attend SECC to obtain a certificate in welding. Brittany Tears Parents- Beck and Joe Stanislaw Favorite teacher- Mrs. Chancellor Interests- Hair, nails, clothes, make-up Best memory- I don’t have one, I have multiple with all of my best friends Future plans- Cosmetology school
Three retire from the Canton R-V School District By Tej Ghosh This year the Canton R-V community is going to witness the retirement of three individuals who have served the school district with honor and distinction for several years. The end of this current school year is going to draw a curtain on the careers of Betty Hudnut, Maxine Hark and Diann Logsdon who together have served the school district for 63 years. The three of them shared glimpses of their careers with the newspaper.
Betty Hudnut Job Title: Special Ed Paraprofessional. Years spent with the school district: 33 years Most memorable experiences: It was great to read and discuss a story or history lesson and listen to the students comments. One memorable moment was when the students and I were reading a story - Aunt Polly would not let a certain Dr., her former boyfriend, in to see her niece who had been
hit by an automobile and was paralyzed. The Dr. wanted to see the niece as he thought he could help her. Aunt Polly would not let him in the front door. I asked, “What do you think about that?” A student’s reply was, “Well, I would just go in the back door!” Changes witnessed over the years: As the years go by there is a better understanding of how students learn - this year there was a lot of differentiated instruction incorporated into the lessons allowing all students to learn better.
Plans after retirement: Spend more time with the family, especially with the grandchildren, visit with friends I haven’t heard from for a while, be more involved with church activities, sew, garden, fish, enjoy being at the lake farm, travel through Alaska, the Northwest states, see the Red Wood trees in CA, and see the Northeast states in the fall. Things that you will miss the most: I will definitely miss the students the most!! There has never been a time when I didn’t want to come to school to be with the students. I will also miss everyone at Canton R-V, who works tirelessly to educate our students, keep the building safe and clean, the cooks who prepare our meals everyday, and all other support staff.
Most memorable experiences: With 17 years of working with kids, birth to 5 years old-there have been way too many memorable experiences to try to list a few. Changes witnessed over the years: Not a lot of changes. The need for quality childcare has been and always will be very important. Possibly technology and now even the very young children are educated with computers and electronic devices. But the one thing that will never change is the need for children to love and be loved. Plans after retirement: Continue my morning job as Canton Christian Church secretary. Take more pictures. Work at home and in the yard. Spend more time working on crafts and hobbies. Things that you will miss the most: The children’s smiling faces and hugs. The amazing time spent with the kids as they learn and grow and being a part of this really special time in their lives. Working with a remarkable group of people.
joyed watching the promenade each year when the young men and women looked so beautiful and handsome and dressed so differently than every day school clothes. Changes witnessed over the years: The changes I have seen over the years are many. I have seen how technology has become a big part of a secretary’s world. The student records systems have changed over the years, online grade cards, parent portals, student records, etc. When I started working at the school we used electric typewriters and typed all the student’s schedules on cards. Technology has made office work much faster. We now have IPads, IPod Touch, computers, and laptops to communicate with each other. . Other changes that I witnessed were the different superintendents and principals that served Canton R-V High school during my career. Plans after retirement: After retirement, I plan to enjoy spending quality time with my children and grandchildren. I want to go to Columbia to watch my granddaughters play ball and dance. I also plan to enjoy watching my grandsons involved in their many sports in Canton and Palmyra. Traveling is also on the agenda. Things that you will miss the most: I will definitely miss working with the teachers and staff here at Canton High School and Elementary School. My heartfelt thanks goes out to the secretaries who are not only my coworkers but also my good friends. Everyone has been wonderful to work with and I will always remember the great memories I have from both schools.
Maxine Hark Job Title: Canton R-V Day Care Coordinator.Years spent with the school district: 17 years
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Canton R-V Receives 2012 Distinction in Performance Award at the Celebration of Success Banquet held at Truman State University Canton R-V was one of 39 school districts in the northeast Missouri area honored by the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center and Truman State University at a banquet held May 3rin Kirksville. The banquet was held in the Student Union building on the Truman State University campus. The dinner was followed by the presentation of awards to representatives from local school districts. A number of school districts were honored including Canton R-V, Lewis County C-1, Clark County, and Knox County. Recognizing the schools’ accomplishments were Mr. Mike Thompson, Missouri State Representative, District 4. Also helping in the celebration were Dr. Troy Paino, President of Truman State University; Dr. Janet Gooch, Dean of School of Health Sciences and Education, Truman State University; Dr. Paul Yoder, Chair of the Department of Education, Truman State University; Mr. Darl Davis, Director of Northeast Regional Professional Development Center; and Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Area Supervisor, J.D. King; and Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Federal Instructional Improvement Supervisor, Linda Hays.
Left: W.A. Anderson accepts the 2012 Distinction in Performance Award for Canton R-V at Truman State University on May 3. The presentation was made by J.D. King, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Area Supervisor.
Right: This is the ninth year that Canton R-V has received the Distinct in in Performance Award. Representatives of Canton R-V at the celebration included: Board members Randy Lillard and Sharon Marks, Superintendent W.A. Anderson, and Secondary Principal Jesse Uhlmeyer.
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Highland senior responses
Activities- Band, video games. Teacher- Mr. Martin
Seniors were asked to provide information concerning their future plans, activities in which they participated in during high school, their favorite memory of school, which teacher had influenced them and their interests or hobbies.
Mikayla Bailey Parents- Charles and Kim Bailey Activities-FFA, horseback riding, mudding, fishing, trap shooting, hunting. Teacher- Mrs. Hamlin. Interests-Ag and FFA. Memory- Bradford Field Day and State FFA Convention with Alyssa. Plans- Going to William Woods for Equestrian studies and pre-vet.
Paul Ahern- No response. Korbin E. Alderton Parents- Lyndon Alderton and Nicole Zajac. Plans- Major in business and run track at CulverStockton. Activities- track and field, music, working out, basketbal. Teacher-Mr. Allgood. Memory- Too many good memories. Chase Anderson Parents- Paul and Carrie Anderson Plans- Programmer
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Teacher- Mr. Christian. Interests- Guitar, motorcycles. Memory- Graduation, jazz band. Plans- Attend J.W.C.C. Blain Bowen- No response. Keagan Brown Parents- Paul Brown and Kelly Cox Activities- Basketball, football, track, S.A.D.D. Teacher-Mrs. Veach. Interests- Sports. Memory- Getting on top of the school for senior prank Plans-Study athletic training.
Laura Bartlett- No response. Augusta Cantrell-No response. Cassie Bone- No response. Tye Borgstadt Parent- Lisa Borgstadt Activities- Football, jazz band, Boy scouts, Eagle Scout.
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Dillon Cramer Parents- Dawn Darnell and Dustin Goodwin Activities- Football. Teacher- Mrs. Miller, Mr. Kirkham. Interests- Football.
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Memory- When Kyler Garkie, Blain Thommy Boden and Korbin Alderton made something funny in art class. Plans- Work at Canton Marine Towing.
Memory- Jazz band. Plans- College and rock band.
Emilee Ann Cramsey Parents- Terry and Julie Cramsey Activities- Varsity boys manager, SADD, student council, FBLA, yearbook editor. Teacher- Mrs. Murphy, Coach Dance. Interests-Shopping, photography Plans- Attend Missouri State University to major in Early Childhood Development.
Jacob Ferrara Parents- David and Beverly Ferrara. Activities- Working and hanging with friends. Teacher- Mr. Martin. Interests- Working on engines. Memory- Graduation. Plans- Attend PSI in Cleveland, Ohio
shop. Kyler Garkie Parents- Kim Garkie and Randy Garkie Activities- Motocross. Teacher- Coach Dance. Memory- When Blain stuck a paperclip in an outlet. Plans- Study power line technology and become a lineman.
Jacob Dodds-No response.
Joshua Fleenor-No response. McKenzie Decker- No response. Chad DeVerger Parents- Anna Mosley and Tony DeVerger Activities- Music, jazz band, band. Teacher- Mr. Christian. Interests- Music
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Jesse Foster Parents- Jenifer Foster, Gary Foster Activities- FCCLA, How to Cope. Teacher- Mrs. Miler. Interests- Soccer and Volleyball Memory- After prom party. Plans- Open up my own restaurant and computer repair
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Greg Whiston on his graduation from UMKC School of Law Best wishes to all Lewis County grads
Tawny Rae Gaus Parents- Amy Gaus and Phil Gaus. Activities- FCCLA, choir. Teacher-Mrs. Miller. Interests-Writing poems, and enjoys working with special needs children. Memory- Prom, senior skip day and just being with friends, FCCLA trips. Plans- Gain training to work with special needs children.
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Garret Glascock Parents- George and Tammie Glascock Activities-National Honor Society. Teacher-Mrs. Murphy. Interests- Diesel trucks, riding four wheelers, being with friends and family, being outdoors, playing guitar. Memory- All the good times and conversation that have taken place in Mr. Millers class. Plans- Attending GRTS for diesel technology, then return to the area to start a shop and farm with family.
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Nicholas Grant- No response.
Dana Hurt-No response.
J.T. Gray Parents- Pat and Stephanie Gray. Activities- Football, basketball, baseball, FBLA, FCA, SADD. Teacher-Coach Dance. Interests- Sports, outdoors, getting at the ladies with Stee. Memory- Selling the school with Stee. Plans- Attend University of Central Missouri to
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Shelby Ann Grimsley Parents- Steven and Jorge Grimsley. Activities- Hanging with friends. Teacher- Mrs. Murphy and Mr. Martin. Interests- Work, helping my Dad. Memory- Senior prom. Plans- Attend John Wood College. Miranda Hester-No response.
Austin Johnson Parents- Aaron and Mary Jo Johnson. Activities- Baseball, FCA. Teacher- Coach Dance. Interests- Sports, spending time with friends. Memory- Trying to sell school. Plans- Working construction.
Hannah Johnson Parents- Ron and Jennifer Johnson. Activities- FBLA, art club, band, student council, hanging with friends, softball. Teacher- Mr. Hattey, Mrs. Murphy, Mr. Christian. Interests- Science, music, sports. Memory- Going to scary movies with friends, senior prank, band trips. Plans- Attend Culver-Stockton and become a science teacher. Stephen Jones Parents- Rick and Tena Jones. Activities- Baseball, FBLA, SADD, FCA, History club. Teacher-Mrs. Veatch. Interests-Sports, outdoors, getting at them ladies with Jay. Memory- Selling the school with Jay. Plans- Attend Central Methodist and become a flight nurse.
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Congratulations Classes of Lewis Co. Commissioners Wayne E. Murphy, Jr. John Campen Jesse Roberts County Clerk’s Office Sharon Schlager Tracy Brown Donna Lawson Road & Bridge Dept. William Rash Jr. Robert Dodd Regina Dredge Roy Hetzler David Keith John Leerhoff Andy Michel Dale Murphy Jerry Patterson William J. Rash Gerald Smith Public Administrator Brett Bozarth Sarah Birsic Treasurer Kim Porter
Prosecuting Attorney Jules V. DeCoster Betty Knoche Juvenile Office Matt Holt Arlene Hinton Daniel Hannant Michelle Peavler Circuit Court Russell Steele Fred Westhoff Rebecca Childress Tonya Lutz Collector’s Office Robert E. Veatch Patricia Mullenix Donnette Carter Recorder of Deeds Brenda Gunlock Renee Scoggin Assessor’s Office Craig Myers Amy Parrish Jennifer Thomas
Circuit Clerk’s Office Jan Geisendorfer Debbie Price Shirley Hetzler Coroner Larry Arnold Sheriff ’s Office David Parrish Doretta Allen Luke Barton Corey Bringer Ben Buening Dwight Davis Randy Eaton Jerrod Eisenberg Sara Garner Tucker Hicks John Kraft Cheryl McCarty Rob Power Ricky Rudd Kyle Scott Danny Yonker Simon Thrower Janitor Frank Twomen
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Nicole Kraft Parents- Ronnie and Lori Kraft. Activities- Softball, basketball, student council, FFA. Teacher- Mrs. Hamlin. Plans- Attend JWCC to play softball and study elementary education.
Christina Lewis- No response.
Plans- Attend John Wood, then Northwest Iowa Community College and become a lineman.
Peyton Rene Lash Parents- Mark Lash and Tessa Merrell. Activities- Color guard, yearbook. Teacher- Mrs. Murphy. Interests-Spending time with my family and friends. Memory- Going to Washington D.C. To march in the Independence Day parade. Plans- Attend John Wood Community College.
Elizabeth Ann Miller Parents- Rick and Shane Miller Activities- Chillin with friends. Teacher- Mr. Martin, Mrs. Winters, Mrs. Murphy. Interests- Art. Memory- Senior prom Plans- Go to college and succeed in a great life.
Thomas R. McGraw Parents- Everett r. and Rebecca L. McGraw. Activities- Picking on Matt Simmons Teacher-Coach Dance
Karryanna Mims- No response. Taylor Lay Parents- Doug and Diane Lay. Activities- FBLA, SADD, National Honor Society, Art club, softball, 4-H, student council. Teacher-Mrs. Deborah Myers, Mrs Jeana Houchins. Interests-Spending time with friends, traveling through FBLA, art. Memory- Selling the school with my classmates and attending National FBLA in Orlando, Fla. Plans- Attend Truman State Univ., major in fine arts and marketing. Aaron Leveling Parents- UTE Leveling. Activities- Football. Teacher-Mrs. Murphy. Interests- Sports, video games. Memory- Senior Prom. Plans- Attend Linn Tech for heavy machine operation.
Dakota Moore Parents- Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fulton. Teacher- Mrs. Miller. Interests- Video games, card games. Plans- Get a job as a landscaper. Allen Nell-No response. Darrion Nelson-Rowley-No response. Aaron M. Olson Parents- Leo and Sheri Olson. Activities- Trap shooting, FFA, golf. Teacher- Coach Dance. Interests- Hunting, golf, outdoors, hanging with the crew. Memory- Barrel racing on a three-wheeler, going to the rodeo with Cody Wilkens.
Tyler Olsen-No response. Doyle Pierce-No response. McKenzie Platz Parents- Tracy Platz and Sherry Platz. Activities-FBLA, NHS, student council, SADD, yearbook editor. Teacher- Mrs Murphy, Coach Dance. Interests- Photography, music. Memory- When Stephen Jones gave me the laptop he won at after prom, So Sweet. Plans- Attend John Wood Community College for two years, then transferring to Quincy University for Masters degree in education. Leslie Powers Parents- Laura Dagg and Ronald Powers. Activities- FCCLA, poms squad, yearbook. Teacher- Mrs. Murphy, Mrs. Miller, Mr. Martin. Interests- I love to read and listen to music. I also like to watch movies. Memory- Going to Chicago with Lori Sparks and Mrs. Miller for national FCCLA competition the summer before my junior year. I rode the train for the first time, made memories and brought home a silver medal. Plans- Attend WIU in Macomb, major in preelementary education to teach kids from birth to grade three.
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Highland High School
Sara Ashley Ray Parents- Vickie M. Ray and Daniel L. Ray. Activities- Color guard, FCCLA. Teacher-Mrs. Winters. Memory- When we got on top of the high school for senior prank and put sign up. Plans- Get an Early Childhood degree. Kamron Roberts Parents- Nanette Yargus and Dale Roberts. Activities- Baseball, FCA. Teacher- Coach Dance Memory- Too many to count. Plans- John Wood CC, police officer. Dalton Schnelle Parents- Jim and Alice Schnelle. Activities- Metal detecting. Teacher- Mr. McCurdy. Interests- Metal detecting. Plans- Marines. Julie Schultz-No response.
Interests- Video games, drawing. Memory- 2011 after prom. Plans- College. Lacey Tarpein-No response. Alyssa Walton Parents- Rick and Dorothy Walton Activities- FFA Teacher-Mrs. Hamlin. Interests- Hanging out with family and friends. Memory- FFA trips, senior skip day, prom Plans- College. Abbey White Parents- Curtis White, Lisa White. Activities-Basketball, FBLA, SADD Teacher- Coach Dance. Interests- Playing sports, hanging out with the 2012 class and Chris and shopping. Memory- Winning both the Highland and Palmyra tournament for the first time since the 1980s. Plans- Attend Missouri State University to major in athletic training and sports medicine.
Carley Williams Parents- Penny Hustead and Carl Williams. Activities- Track (shot put), FCCLA, history club, Spanish club. Teacher-Mrs. Miller. Interests- Summer softball for Ewing. Memory- Sophomore year track breaking the shot-put record. Plans- Attend Hannibal-LaGrange University to major in Media communication and criminal justice and throwing shot-put for HLG. BethAnn Winship Parents- Dennis and Mary Winship. Activities- Acteens, FCA, FBLA, Spanish club, NHS. Teacher- Mrs. Kirkham, Mrs. Houchins. Interests-Embroidery, knitting, Bible memory. Memory- Orlando, Fla. Plans- Major in Accounting and Math education.
Austin Sharp-No response. Mitchell Wiewel-No response. Matthew Simmons Parents- Theresa Simmons, David Simmons. Activities- Football, SADD, NHS. Teacher- Mrs. Veatch, Mr. Dance. Interests- Hanging out with friends. Memory- When my friends and I went to Columbia for the weekend. Plans- Linn State Technical College, lineman program.
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Tyler Simmons Parents- Jon and Betty Simmons. Teacher- Mr. Christian and Mrs. Murphy. Memory- Senior prank. Plans- Going to college at Missouri Western State University. Kenny Speirs Parents- Cindy Willis Activities-Humanities night. Teacher- Mr. Martin, Mrs. Winters, Mr. McCurdy.
Good luck at J. W. C. C. Love your family
Congratulations Class of 2012
As you prepare for your journey through life we pray that each day will bring special discoveries of the potential God has given each of you. Jim and Ginny Oliver Capps Store Family
Special wishes to BethAnn Winship Highland High School
Capps Variety Store Canton The Frame Shop Intouch Communications 573-288-3021 ~ Downtown Canton
Your ach ie a source vements are of to your f great pride am your com ily and munity We exte nd to yo . u our best wis h e s for continue d succes s in future ye ars!
Highland Booster Club We are proud of you seniors!
Special congratulations to the graduates of Canton High School, Highland High School, and Culver-Stockton College, and best wishes for a bright future to all area graduates.
Canton State Bank
100 S. 4th St. P.O. Box 111 Canton, Mo. 63435 Member F.D.I.C.
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Cedar Falls School Couple complete High School Credits to receive diploma Rita Cox Reporter
Cedar Falls Senior Responses Seniors were asked to provide information concerning their future plans, activities in which they participated in during high school, their favorite memory of school, which teacher had influenced them and their interests or hobbies. Dalton Conkright, Canton. Parents- Lori Williams and Aaron Conkright Interests- Hunting, 4-wheelers, hanging out with friends. Plans- work
Crystal and Hunter McCutchan will receive their high school diplomas from Cedar Falls School, a few years older than the other graduates. They had both quit high school before graduating, Hunter at Highland and Crystal at Cedar Falls. They both needed just a few more credits to graduate and decided last year that they would continue their education. Crystal said committing to something as a couple was easier for them, they both pushed each other and encouraged each other to continue. Raising a family, working and other commitments is tough while going to school, trying to study was sometimes a challenge. Mr. Wyatt at Cedar Falls made it possible for them to both complete their educations. Crystal said he would be available to answer questions and accommodate their busy schedules. He did a lot to support their education and make it possible for them to both graduate. It took them about six months to complete their studies. Crystal is currently enrolled online at Penn-Foster for bookkeeping courses and Hunter is employed at Ursa Farmers Co-op. Hunter is the son of Steve and Tina McCutchan and Crystal is the daughter of Terry and Marilyn Laudell. They have two children, four year old Chevelle and eleven month old Tucker. They are happy they will graduate at the same time.
Jacob Elder, Canton. Parents- Tracy and Christy Elder. Interests- Reading, writing. Favorite memory – Transferring to Cedar Falls Chad Miller, Canton. Parents- Greg and Lori Miller Interests- Reading, learning. Memory- Field trip Plans- Attend Culver-Stockton for business management.
Wishing our area graduates all the best for the future
Heartland Resources Independence with Dignity Ewing, Mo 573-209-3600
Blake Hammons on your graduation from McKinney (Texas) High School!
“All our dreams can come true...if we have the courage to pursue them.” Walt Disney
We are so proud of you!
Way to go! Graduating Classes of 2012. Keep blazing a trail Oak Hill Title Co. and Lewis Co. Abstract Co. Canton, MO 573-288-4461
Love your family
Congratulations Nicole Kraft
We join friends and family in celebrating your graduation. Congratulations Highland High, Canton R-V and Culver-Stockton
Love you! Uncle Johnnie & Aunt Tracy
Johnnies Highway 6, Ewing ~ 573-209-3467
Congratulations Jacob Dodds
The sky is the Limit
and all other Lewis County Graduates Highland High Canton R-V Culver-Stockton College Roberts Garage 24120 State Hwy 6 Durham Mo 573-478-3618
City of LaGrange Mayor Ron Powers, City Council Members City Employees
Snappy Cuts Owner: Tammy Sparks 573-655-0108 573 655 0108 750 Rt. C LaGrange, Mo 63448
...is extending Congratulations to the Graduates of Highland High School, Canton R-V and Culver-Stockton
Special congratulations to Jessica graduate of the Law Enforcement Training Institute Love your family
Stand up and take a bow, graduates of 2012.
Good luck to Julie Schultz & all local students!
Automotive Lewistown, Mo. 573-497-2705 C Y
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Four Culver-Stockton Graduates were Press-News Journal Interns The Press-News Journal had four Culver-Stockton College senior internships during the past year. Michelle Lunday of Mountain View, Ark., is a Graphic Design major, with a minor in Marketing. Michele used her knowledge to help lay out editorial and design ads. She is also an accomplished freelance photographer. Allen Searson is originally from South Carolina and now a Canton resident. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication and also has spent nine years in the military. He and his wife, Adrian, have s one year old son, Ryan. Allen was familiar with the community and spent his time at the newspaper researching stories, helping gather information and news sources, writing features and taking pictures. Mandy Walker a Camp Point, Ill., native is a graphic design major. While at the newspaper, she spent her time helping with the layout of the weekly editions and designing ads for customers. She also enjoys photography and worked with the Megaphone, the Culver-Stockton newspaper. After graduation she hopes to find employment that allows her to use her graphic design skills.
Andrew Redmon is a Canton native and the son of Rep. Craig and Brenda Redmon. He is majoring in media communications and someday hopes to work in radio and become an on-air personality. He would like to someday bring a radio station back to Canton. Andrew used his skills to create stories, take pictures for the paper and contribute ideas for features. The interns learned many aspects of how a newspaper is produced each week. They each contributed their skills that they had learned at Culver-Stockton College. The staff of the Press-News Journal appreciates their contributions to the newspaper and were impressed by their individual skills, work ethic and willingness to help each week.
May you know His blessings as you graduate this May And place your future in God’s hands so you’ll never go astray. Lewistown, Mo. 63452 Phone 573-215-2703 Home 573-215-2429 Fax 573-215-2347
Congratulations to the 2012 Lewis County Graduates
Congratulations to all area graduates for your achievements!
Senator Brian Munzlinger
Congratulations to the members of the Class of 2012 GRGURICH AUTO BODY, INC.
LaBelle. Mo. 660-213-3373
Congratulations and best wishes to all area graduates Special congratulations to BLAKE HAMMONS!
Ace Elder Automotive and NAPA Auto Sends a special congratulation to
Jacob and all Lewis County Graduates Rt. P Canton Office: 573-288-0300 NAPA: 573-288-8003
Scott Stiffey, D.C. 219 South Main Palmyra, MO 63461
Phone: 573-769-2400 Fax: 573-769-0600
(573) 288-2115 TIM GRGURICH OWNER
200 LEWIS STREET CANTON, MO 63435
Congratulations to the Canton High School, Highland High School, Culver-Stockton College and all other graduates of 2012 MCAFEE & HAYES Kahoka Mo. 660-727-3796 www.mcafeeauctionservice.com
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Other Culver-Stockton Graduates from Lewis County that have not submitted a photo are: Danielle Butting, Angela Perry, Stephen Peterson, Beth Ratliff, Brogan Uhlmeyer and Joseph Wilson.
Culver-Stockton Graduating Class of 2012
Wishing You Much Success in all your future endeavors
❤ Mom, Lukas & Krissy Sara Kathleen, Congratulations on your graduation with a Master of Arts in teaching at Columbia College. We are proud of you and love you very much. One hundred years from now it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much was in my bank account, nor what my clothes looked like. But the world might be a little better because I was important in the life of a child. Grandma and Grandpa Huebotter
Good luck Canton R-V Highland High & Culver Grads
Nobody ever promised life was smooth and easy... but you have proved you you can meet the challenges.
PRIMOS Downtown Canton
Photo by Tej Ghosh
tulations Class of 2012 ongra
Wishes for a successful future from the
Cuttn’ Corner 312 Lewis, Canton 573-288-3884 Debbie Cottrell, Lacey Baker & Evelyn Evans
On behalf of the Missouri State Legislature, State Representative Craig Redmon congratulates the 2012 graduating classes of Lewis County. Special recognition to Culver-Stockton graduate Andrew Redmon
Congratulation Culver-Stockton grad Marcy Murphy
The staff of the Press-News Journal Wishes all of the 2012 Graduates success in their future endeavors
Ed and Rita
You did it! Lewis County Graduates
Best wishes for a successful future! Jan Geisendorfer Circuit Clerk Monticello MO
Now that you have graduated Go forth and take God’s grace
Congratulations Class of 2012 Lewis County Mutual Insurance Co. 106 East Main, Lewistown, Mo. Lewistown 573-215-2703 Toll Free 866-522-6768
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Barton graduates police academy, receives job as deputy sheriff
At left: Luke Barton receives his deputy badge from Sheriff David Parrish. Above: Luke Barton and David Parrish celebrate Barton’s new appointment.
Luke Barton graduated from the Law Enforcement Training Institute through the University of Missouri on Friday, April 20. He was awarded for
Wishing all of the 2012 Graduates a bright and shining future
Outstanding Performance Biology. He is married to in Firearm Achievement. Audrey Barton (Redmon), He will also graduate from of Canton. He has been Culver-Stockton College on May 12 with a degree in Criminal Justice and
hired by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff.
C la ss of 2012
Congratulations Leanne! Love Mom, Dad and Laura
The worldis yours. Make it abetterplace. Congratulations and good luck seniors.
Fleer Tire & Auto - 573-215-4200 Fleer Feeds, Inc. - 573-215-2200 Lewistown, Mo
Hwy 6 ~ Tolona, MO 573-209-3239
Hats off to all the 2012 county graduates.
You made it Rico!
Best of luck to all.
We are so proud of you! From the Gunsauls Family & TJ’s Daycare
2012 Graduates from Oc’s in Canton and the B AR & G R I L L LaGrange,
Congratulations to all area graduates for a job well done. Your diploma is a key ingredient in the prescription for success.
DENMAN COUNTRY DRUGS, Inc HIGHWAY 6 LEWISTOWN 573-497-2727
Rockin On The River C Y
Congratulations Leanne on your graduation from Culver. We are proud of you and your accomplishments and wish you good luck in your future endeavors. Grandpa Bob & Grandma Nancy Grandpa Larry & Grandma Bettie
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Lewis County Head Start graduation Above: The Lewis County Head Start in LaGrange held their annual graduation ceremony in Washington Park on May 7. There were 23 children graduating and eleven of those will go on to Kindergarten next year. The children are three to five year old. During the ceremonies the children sang for their relatives and friends. Photo by Rita Cox
Best Wishes for a bright and prosperous future to all of the Lewis County Graduates Hwy 61 -south of LaGrange, MO 63448 Toll Free: 800-748-7187 Phone: 573-655-2254
Congratulations ! To The Graduates of Canton R-V High School, Highland High School and Culver-Stockton College!
And especially to
Drew Ayers ~ C-SC & Jordan Ayers ~ WIU
Ayers Oil Co. Canton Mo C Y
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