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Scenes From The Fair The Lewis County Agricultural Fair was held last week, with many events taking place. SEE PAGE 8A

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Serving the communities of Lewis County, Mo. since 1862 (USPS 088-820) Vol. XL New Series, No. 29 Canton, Mo. 63435 • 16 Pages • 2 Sections • 55 cents

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Nixon Visits Lewis County

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Governor Jay Nixon talks with Lewis County farmer Greg Sharpe about the effect the drought is having on his corn crop. Nixon spoke with area farmers about drought conditions throughout the state.

BY RITA COX Reporter rita1@lewispnj.com

ABBEY Two LaGrange residents were arrested July 9 after Lewis County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of an ongoing sexual assault in Canton. Deputies said Montega Abbey, 40, and Jamie Spindler, 29, taken into custody for sexual assault. Deputies and Canton Police officers assisted the victim at the Westport Apartments on Mo. 81 in Canton. The victim was taken to Blessing Hospital in Quincy for treatment. Abbey and Spindler were lodged in the Lewis County Jail on $10,000 bond each.

SUGAR CREEK BRIDGE CLOSED Until further notice, the former Sugar Creek Bridge on Route 16 will be closed. The bridge is scheduled to reopen late next week.

COUNTY BURN BAN Residents are reminded that Lewis County is under a burn ban until further notice due to the dry conditions.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited Ewing, Mo., Tuesday, July 17. He met with local farmers and citizens at the Greg Sharpe business located on the old Ewing school grounds. While talking with farmers Nixon was notified that all Missouri counties, including Lewis County, have received disaster declarations, making farmers eligible for drought assistance. Commenting on the disaster declaration in a press release Nixon said “This designation can help livestock and crop farmers across the state who are suffering great losses because of the heat and lack of rain,” Nixon said in a news release. “We’re going to contin-

ue to stand with farmers during this ongoing disaster and afterward, to help with their recovery. This designation is another part of that process.” Nixon greeted and shook hands with visitors and was then seated with area farmers who had the chance to express their concerns and ideas about the heat and drought conditions. Nixon and Dr. Jon Hagler, Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, along with Missouri Senator Brian Munzlinger and Representative Tom Shively. Senator Munzlinger urged farmers to keep in contact with all their local farm agencies who are there to help them through this crisis. Nixon stressed the importance of agriculture in the state of Missouri, the need to help our farmers and the need to

keep the younger generation involved in agriculture. He also thanked all farmers for their hard work and dedication and said he was in Ewing today to listen to the farmers and their problems and find solutions. He told the group to think outside the tradition of agriculture as many farmers also have small businesses and our economic growth depends on the growth of small businesses. He also said trade is important to farmers and with Missouri’s infrastructure and the advantage of having the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers to transport our products, Missouri could lead the way in exports. Nixon had a brief question and answer period with reporters after meeting with the public. The Press-News Journal asked the Governor what

LEWIS COUNTY FAIR RESULTS OPEN BEEF SHOW RESULTS The Open Beef Show had 90 breeding cattle entries, 19 bucket calves and 32 Jackpot steers. The results are as follows: Angus female Champion exhibited by Whitney Keller, Reserve exhibited by Leann Cary, Champion Angus Bull exhibited by Larrick Farms, Herford Champion female exhibited by Victoria Allen, reserve by Reid Allen, Champion Herford Bull exhibited by C & E Herefords, Champion and Reserve Maine Anjou female exhibited by Mowen Farms,

Champion Maine Anjou Bull exhibited by Larrick Farms, Champion Red Angus female exhibited by Connor Chinn, Reserve Red Angus female exhibited by Diana Mayes. Champion Shorthorn female exhibited by Reid Allen, Reserve female exhibited by Kenny Schaffnit, Champion Shorthorn Bull exhibited by Kenny Schaffnit. Champion Simmental female and bull exhibited by Julie Schullian . Champion Crossbred female exhibited by Rebecca Mallett, reserve exhibited by Zachary Abell, Champion Crossbred bull

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exhibited by Julie Schultz. Champion All Other Breeds Exhibited by Rebecca Mallett, Reserve exhibited by Nolton Klingele. Ten steers were placed in the Jackpot Steer Show. They were 1st Julie Schultz, 2nd Andrew Hunolt, 3rd Zachary Abell, 4th Nolton Klingele, 5th Jace Mixer, 6th Samantha Brackensick, 7th Tanner Ellison, 8th Zach Abell, 9th Ryan DeHann, 10th Lauren Dale. PEDAL POWER TRACTOR RESULTS The Lewis County C-1 FFA Chapter sponsored

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the Pedal Power Tractor Pull Friday evening at the fair. Pedal tractors were provided by Sydenstricker Farm and Lawn and Selby Implement. Class winners were: Class I - 45 pounds and under 1st Isaac Wardlow, 2nd Morgan Keith, and 3rd Kaydence Lay; Class II-46-60 pounds 1st Owen Turpin, 2nd Eli Putnam and 3rd Konner Lay; Class III – 61-80 pounds 1st Garrett Cramer, 2nd Skyler Runnells, and 3rd Katie Wardlow and Class IV -81-100 pounds 1st Karson Lay, 2nd Josh Avant and 3rd Avery Schultz.

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the average tax paying Missourian can do to help farmers during this crisis and Nixon replied “Show the farmers support through this crisis and in the months to come by continuing to buy local and also work with the younger generation shows Missouri will be a leader in agriculture for generations to come.” Nixon then traveled to Greg Sharpe’s corn field west of Highland High School to look first hand at how the heat and lack of rain has had an effect on the corn crop. He then traveled to the Earl Kempe farm near Lewistown to view a soybean field. Nixon had other appearances scheduled in other parts of the state to view crop damage and the toll the drought has had all over Missouri.

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Celebrity waiters will be serving customers at Primos while raising funds for the Canton R-V School Buddy Pack program. Beginning at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, July 25, three celebrity waiters will take orders and bus tables for tips. Competing to raising the most money to support the Buddy Pack program will be Shelter Insurance agent Richard Horner, Canton Sgt. Bennett, and Nurse Diane Jorgenson. Nearly 50 percent of elementary students in the Canton school district rely on the school for nutritional support through the free and reduced lunch program. Buddy Packs supports low-income students by sending a back-pack filled with kid-friendly food home with students on the weekend. For more information on sponsoring a Buddy Pack, contact Pastor Amanda Ross at Immanuel United Methodist Church, 573.288.3427.

Durham Methodist Ice Cream Supper To Be Held Eric Hapekotte from the Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Division presents a check to Grant Kennedy of the LaGrange Fire Department. The matching funds grant was awarded on July 16.

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The LaGrange Fire Department was recently awarded matching funds grant provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry division. During june, July and August matching fund grant checks for rural fire departments are begin distributed by Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Division staff. Eric Hapekotte from the

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MDC recently presented the $2293 check to Grant Kennedy who accepted the money on behalf of the LaGrange Fire Department. The money was used to purchase a K-12 Saw, which is used in fighting structure fires, two bunker coasts and 25 wild land masks. One hundred and eighty fire departments in Missouri will receive checks of up to $3,000 to help them with the purchase of personal protective gear and firefighting equipment,

for wildfire as well as structure fires. The total funding for fire department matching grants this year is $371,101. Fire departments are required to match these funds which are provided by the US Forest Service and the missouri Department of Conservation. During the last 29 years, nearly $6,653,794 has been distributed to Rural Fire Departments to help them increase the safety of their fighters and provide them with better firefighting equipment.

The Durham United Methodist Church will hold its annual homemade ice cream supper on aJuly 21. Serving begins at 4:30 p.m. Menu includes homemade vanilla, chocolate, peanut butter and strawberry cheesecake ice cream along with maid rites, hot dogs, chips and homemade desserts. Free will donations accepted. The public is welcome.

Durham VBS Planned Durham Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School August 5-8. Awesome God! Amazing Power!, will begin on Sunday, August 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. On Aug. 6 and 7 times are 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 8 is Family Fun Night from 6-8 p.m.

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LOCAL NEWS Dr.Ted Rights, Congressional Candidate

Sat., July 28 5 - 7 pm Lewistown, Mo

BY RITA COX Reporter rita1@lewispnj.com

Ted Rights, is a candidate for Congress in the Missouri Sixth District, which includes Lewis, Knox, Macon, Clark and Monroe Counties. He and his wife stopped by the Press-News Journal in Canton to introduce himself to the citizens of northeast Missouri. Rights, age 73, is a medical doctor who has never ran for public office and decided to run when the current representative voted to resist and repeal the healthcare reform bill. As a doctor with over one third of his patients without health insurance and the others not sure if they will have health insurance in the years to come, he feels that something needs to be done. Rights says the Obama plan may not be perfect, but at least it is a start and we have to start somewhere. He believes the middle class is disappearing and only the elite benefit from the current system. He wants to be a voice for the average American who works hard and needs medical insurance. He believes in the power of the consumer and that the economy works better when everyone can spend, not just a privileged few. He also said that our politicians

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Area fire departments responded July 15 to an early morning blaze at an abandoned Amish sawmill on 145th Street in rural Canton. Canton Fire Chief Jeff McReynolds said the fire was an extension of a sawdust fire that had been burning for some time and fire had gotten into a shed on the property. Canton and LaGrange Fire departments responded and sent tank-

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need to be for the common man. He recommends the voters read the following books, “End This Depression Now” by Paul Krugman and “The Price of Inequality” by David Stiglitz. He says the American public needs to know what is going on and how the economy can be fixed. Rights and his wife of 47 years, Susan, live in Hamilton, Mo. He graduated with honors from Wayne State University School of Medicine in

need the consumers’ Social Security and bank routing numbers. In return, customers are given a phony bank routing number that will supposedly pay their utility bills. For more information, you may contact the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-438-4338. The Missouri Attorney General’s Office has a Consumer Protection Hotline to help recognize and report identity theft: 1-800-392-8222.

1966. He was the director of public health programs and sometimes was the only physician at mission hospitals in Honduras and Nicaragua. Returning to the states he earned a masters in Public Health from John Hopkins University, worked in private practice and in 1994 moved to Hamilton, Mo., and currently is the medical doctor in rural health clinics in Hamilton, Polo and Jamesport, and is also the current medical direc-

ers and due to the isolated areaand the need for water other fire departments from Williamstown, Monticello and Ewing were also dis-

Kristyn Caldwell of Canton, Mo., earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2012 semester at Maryville University in St. Louis. Caldwell is a student in Maryville’s John E. Simon School of Business. Maryville’s undergraduate students are eligible for the Dean’s List when they complete at least 12 Maryville University

patched. Chief McReynolds said the departments were on scene for about two hours.

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BUY LEWIS COUNTY Country Corner Grocery Store in Lewistown will soon celebrate their one year anniversary and owners Brad Stice and Robyn Stark are thrilled with the response and support from the community over the past year. The owners say the business has grown and the people continue to shop and support the store. The Lewistown and area business community has also helped them to succeed. Fleer Tire helped them unload trucks for several months, another company lent them equipment to help unload trucks. Other businesses have also lent support in various ways, which has been much appreciated. Affiliated Foods Midwest grocery supplier helped the owners get started and came to Lewistown to help set up the store, train, advise and anything else the business needed. Stice said at first some vendors were reluctant to supply the store but after seeing their growth, vendors are now more than happy to have their products at Country Corner. Stice also said over 60 percent of what is stocked comes from customer requests, and they pride themselves on being able to accommodate what is requested. They also continue to improve and update the business to better serve the community. Lewistown needed a grocery store and with the LaBelle Foods store closing, residents had to drive a long way to get even basic grocery needs. Stark said customers always comment on how much they appreciate having a grocery store in the area. They have also seen an increase in business since the Sugar Creek bridge has been closed for replacement. Stice said his grandfather, Warren (Buzz) Stice owned a grocery store near Midway in the mid 1930s and he has a coin bag from the business. The owners are happy to offer friendly service, a wide selection of grocery items and a sense of community. They also have a delivery service available. They also accept food stamps and WIC coupons and last month over 400 WIC checks were used in the store. They also recently received a health inspection and scored 100 percent. They like to keep a clean, attractive environment for their customers, with quality goods and service. During deer season they saw a lot of new customers and they have had several people from out of the area stop in to see the store and experience a small town grocery store. The deli and baked goods departments have proven to be very popular and have gotten a lot of positive feedback from their customers. The store has grown to 12 employees, two of whom are from the Wider Opportunities organization. Brad Stice said his other business Natural Hoof Care has also picked up from customers coming into to store and finding out about the hoof business. He takes care

COUNTRY CORNER GROCERY STORE

Brad Stice and Robyn Stark, owners of County Corner Grocery Store in Lewistown, stand near the metal horses outside the business. The horses are on loan from a local businessman and have added to the excitement of a local grocery store. Many people have stopped in to visit the store and have their picture taken with the horses.

of any single hoofed animal, horses, mules and donkeys and travels in an 80 mile radius of Lewistown. The phone number Natural Hoof Care is (660) 341-4580. Country Corner is planning to celebrate their one year anniversary with specials and customer appreciation offers. They are happy to be a part of the Lewistown community and try to support

all local events and projects. They believe money spent locally will help all the surrounding communities. The store is located on Highway 6 at the four way stop in Lewistown across from the city park. Store hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday and Sunday’s expanded hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The phone number is (573) 215-2012.

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EDITORIAL ADVENTURES OF WONDER MOM

Cleaning the stains out of your fabric seats in your car I discovered this little fascinating trick accidentally actually. One day, while on our way to daycare, my wonderful little daughter figured out how to pop the lid off of her sippy cup (unknown to me). When we arrived at daycare, I was greeted with the sight of orange juice all over my back seat. I scrubbed it up with wet wipes and thought that I’d gotten it all up, but was terribly incorrect. After a few days, my entire car smelled of old, nasty juice. I realized, there were obviously some places that I didn’t get (like under the car sear). So, one night I broke out my scrubbing brush, some warm water and some soap, and went to scrubbing. When I saw all the stains it got out of my backseat, I knew I had to share it with other people. Items you will need: - 1/2 cup Passion Fruits Fabuloso. This is a very inexpensive cleaning product (depending on where you buy it and the size

BARTLETT you buy it in, it should cost anywhere from $14) that can be bought at most drug stores, grocery stores, or even at dollar stores. It’s also great to clean your bathrooms, for mopping, or cleaning your kitchen. - 1 1/2 cups warm water (the warmer the water, the easier it is to clean stubborn stains) - A bowl - A scrubbing brush or sponge - Dry washcloth(s)

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This photo of LaGrange was supplied by Mark Tanner with commentary by Curtis Farr. The photo is taken from about where the railroad tracks are on Washington Street looking west up Route C hill. At left was the old LaGrange Elevator, torn down in 1978. The Palace Feed Store was later used by Producers Creamery as a warehouse, torn down in 1966. The corner building with the turret was recently torn down. The building at the right was the Marks grocery store, later Solter’s Supperette and destroyed in the 1973 flood, rebuilt as Solter’s Hardware store, now Town and Country Bank. Across the street on the right was once Wiseman’s Barbershop in the 1950s and 60s and torn down in 1983. Caseys now occupies the spot.

LEWIS COUNTY HISTORY

BACKWARD GLANCES From the pages of early Lewis County newspapers

Begin by mixing the Fabuloso with your warm water. (It seems like a lot of soap, but the higher concentration of soap greatly assists in getting rid of the stains.)

Survey the area that you want to clean. I simply dipped my scrubbing brush into the bowl and began scrubbing, but you can also pour a small amount over the stain if that is easier. After a few minutes of scrubbing, you should begin to see the majority of your stains magically disappearing. I had one stain that remained, which has been in my car for about four or five years now, and I’m not sure what caused the stain.

25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal July 19, 1987 On Aug. 4, the City of Canton will ask the voters to approve new tax ceilings for the general revenue, the levee, and the parks and recreation funds. The city, due to state law (the Hancock Amendment), can only take the same amount of total tax money as the preceding year without going to the voters to approve a new tax ceiling. With the loss of Revenue Sharing money and the ever increasing cost of insurance, equipment and supplies, the replacement of large pieces of equipment and maintenance of services as they are now will be almost impossible. A career of 34 years of service with Union Electric Company will be concluded with the retirement of Betty F. Vaughn has served as clerk, special clerk, and regional clerk. Mrs. Vaughn was born in LaGrange and is a graduate of LaGrange High School. She also attended Kirksville State Teachers College and Gem City Business College in Quincy. 45 Years Ago The Press-News Journal July 20, 1967

Wipe away the excess soap and water with dry washcloths, and prepared to be a bit disgusted. I had no idea my backseat was that filthy! I wiped my seat down with two washcloths and both of them went from being white to a very dingy brown.

In the end, I was incredibly pleased with my final result. All my stains were gone, and my entire car smelled like a green apple flavored candy.

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The Lewis County Court has formed a 16-member study group to investigate the need for a nursing home in this county. Dr. John Wills was elected chairman and Mrs. Thelma Brinkley, vice-chairman. The dean’s honor list for the spring semester at the University of Missouri included Edwin E. Frye, sophomore, in mechanical engineering and Thomas L. Zenge, sophomore in civil engineering. The Canton High School class of 1957 held its 10th year anniversary reunion July 16. Those present were Mrs. Mike Ellison (Betty Jo

Wiskirchen), Mark and Judy; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Fast (Betty Ruth Powers) and family; Miss Karma Jo Berry; Mrs. Delmar Pepple (Charlotte Brown); Mrs. Evelyn (Tate) Berry; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hardin Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Clark (Phyllis Shanks); and Mrs. Erlene Hitt and Michael. 50 Years Ago The Press-News Journal July 19, 1962 A gift of $10,000 received by Culver-Stockton College from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Mich., will be used to purchase books for teacher preparation during the next three years. The gift which was announced July 16 by the Foundation, is a part of a series of a nation-wide program during which a total of $2,500,000 will be given by the Foundation to approximately 250 of the nation’s liberal arts colleges. Richard A. Lindsey, associate professor of Social Science at Culver-Stockton College, has received his doctorate degree in education from George Peabody College for Teachers at Nashville, Tenn. Dr. Lindsey attended graduation ceremonies at Nashville in June. His doctor’s thesis was entitled “An Analysis of a Senior College General Education Course in Social Studies.” Miss Majorie Faeth assumed duties of Home Economist in Lewis County on July 9. She is a 1961 Home Economics graduate of Lindenwood College and has been with the Extension Service since March. Following graduation, Miss Faeth was a delegate to Ireland with the International Farm Youth Exchange. 75 Years Ago The Press-News Journal July 22, 1937 The Canton swimming beach was officially

opened Thursday evening. A large crowd was present. Since the opening night, scores of swimmers and visitors have been in attendance at the beach and indication are that it will attain its old popularity. To cooperate with the Nation United State Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission on plans for observing the 150th anniversary of the formation of the United State Constitution, Mayor George L. Martin has appointed the following committee: Dean L. S. Hopkins, Larry Tucker, Mrs. B. N. Bradshaw, Thomas N. Moore, Supt. J. Russell Ellis, Miss Leta Schlager, Earle Zenge, Roland Martin, Miss Marie Loudermilk and Cappy Detwiler. 85 Years Ago The Lewis County Journal July 21, 1927 The contracts for the lighting and power for the new County Home begin erected east of Lewistown were read to the court Monday and accepted. The contract for the making over of the feather beds was let to Solem Farrell of Shelbina. The first floor of the building has been completed. The court is pleased with the work being done by Mr. Oder. 95 Years Ago The Lewis County Journal July 20, 1917 Frank Zuspann of near Ewing has purchased a 1020 Titan oil tractor. It was first used to pull a binder and did good work. 105 Years Ago The Lewis County Journal July 26, 1907 Monday while closing a gate the team that James Barnett was driving off making kindling wood of the buddy but doing no damage to the team. The team belonged to Cleve

Gilbert. W. N. Orcutt went to Canton Monday and brought out a load of furniture for J.H. Hanly. Mr. Hanly now has his residence neatly fitted up and with this new furniture anyone can easily guess his intention. County Court met Monday and among the most important business transacted was the ordering of a special election to be held Saturday, Aug. 24, to determine whether this shall be a “wet” or “dry” county. The cornerstone of the new St. Joseph’s School at Canton will be laid Sunday, July 28, at 3 p.m. The very Rev. Ausalem Muller, OFM, president of St. Francis College, Quincy, will officiate, assisted by Rev. A. Furbonsen, Rev. S. J. Brady, Rev. S. J. Long of St. Louis, Fr. Postner, Fr. Adren, and Rev. John H. Girse. The sermon will be preached by the Rev. Father Foley, assistant pastor of St. Peter’s Church, Quincy. The United Catholic Societies of Quincy have chartered the Uncle Sam and will participate in the ceremonies. 125 Years Ago The Lewis County Journal July 22, 1887 Jno Frier is moving from this place to LaBelle where he will take charge of the LaBelle Hotel, which has been changed throughout, another story added and the rooms remodeled. So far as heard from, Judge Willis M. Boulware takes the premium over all competitors in the state as a wheat raiser. On 10 acres of his fine bottomland, he has harvested 525 bushels, over 52 ½ bushels to the acre. This is nearly equal to the best record of the greatest wheat growing regions of the Union.

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COMMUNITY NEWS LaGrange News By Myrna Hoteling An email made Myrna Hoteling’s say. From Colorado Technical University. Troy, you’ve made the Dean’s list all four quarters. Congratulations on your achievement. We’re proud to acknowledge your accomplishment. You’ve dedicated yourself to your education. Great job-keep up the good work. Russell and Phyllis Heindselman spent a vacation week at a cabin in Osage Beach. Joining them were son, Matt, Dana, Sheridan and Emma Heindselman and daughter Kelly Fast. The pool was a welcome spot as the weather there was as hot as here. Micah Bush and children Macy, Cloe and Declin have been attending Vacation Bible School in the area and her mother Donna Stice and grandmother Viola Tracy all enjoyed lunch with her aunt Laura Meyer and family. A family fish fry at the home of Bob and Conni Blessing was attended by Jim, Kerri and Malory Blessing and Adeline Travis on Sunday evening. Alice Solter fixed lunch for her grandson Brandon Dean on Thursday. They enjoyed the meal and visiting and celebrating Brandon’s 24 birthday. Steve and Linda McDowell of New London, Mo., visited with his sister Charlotte and Stan Miner Saturday afternoon. Any person interested in joining a free exercise class is welcome to the air

By Loretta Bringer conditioned Senior Center in La Grange on Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Scarlett, Stephen and Janson Miller and Carrie Romera came to the farm home of their parents, Larry and Joyce Solter and had a family firework show. Stan and Charlotte Miner called on their niece Leslie Ebert and daughters Loren and Cloe in Inver Grove Heights, MN on Sunday afternoon. Nancy Howe met her step-son Darron Howe of DeKalb, Ill., for breakfast Saturday. Others joining them were grandsons, Aaron Howe, DeKalb, Brandon Howe, El Paso, Texas and Ryan Howe, Quincy. Brandon is home on leave from the US Army, Gloria Meyer reported her sister and family were here from San Jose, Calif. Also her niece had just arrived from the Philippines pursuing her nursing career here in the USA. They all had fun seeing our mighty Mississippi River. The 1958 graduating classmates of La Grange High School met Saturday night at the Smoke House in Canton to eat and reminisce. Those attending were Vera Fifer Logsdon and Ronnie, Janet Fohrman Gaus and Ed, Charlotte McDowell Miner and Stan, Pat Hoyes Cummings and Ray Job, Harold and Geneva Ludwig and Jim Spencer. Ed and Marie Behrost and Alvin and Mary Vaughn stopped by to visit this class.

Missouri Soybean Programs Assist in Farmer Yield Day at Bradford Research Farm Over 300 farmers and AG industry representatives attended the University of Missouri Farmer Yield Day, July 12, 2012, at Bradford Research Center near Columbia, Mo. What has been known as “Farmer Field Day,” in the past, has taken on a new name, “Farmer Yield Day,” to emphasize the importance of providing information that is practical for farmers to implement on their farms to increase yields. During the day-long event, farmers learned management practices to increase efficiency and profitability as well as enjoyed lunch, sponsored by the Missouri Pork Association. Following lunch, a farmer panel led a discussion about crop conditions in their area. Attendees had the opportunity to take farm wagon tours focusing on crop and pest management, as well as crop production. Hail damage evaluation, a drip irrigation demonstration, herbicide injury, and insect identification were just a few among many stops available onsite. The event was sponsored by Certified Crop Adviser, Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council, Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and Missouri Pork Association.

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Maywood News Pete and Jack Fountain went to Highland, Ill., to pick up their grandson, Kaden Hunerkoch. He spent a week with them while his parents flew to San Francisco , Calif., and they drove up to Seattle, Wash., where they toured many sights and enjoyed dinner with Katrina’s cousin and wife, Kim and Cindy Mason. Kim Mason is in the Navy in Seattle. Pete and Jack and Kaden visited with Chris, Tracy, Tristan and Sydney Fountain in Palmyra. They took Kaden swimming and he enjoyed that so much it was a nightly event. Tuesday evening Pete and Kaden took Sydney to her gymnastic practice in Quincy. Sydney spent the night at Maywood with the Fountains. The Wyaconda-Mt. Salem Baptist Association held their hymn sing at South Union Baptist Church in Maywood on Tuesday evening. There was a good attendance and the South Union choir sang two numbers. It continues to be dry and hot here. I spoke with my sister,, Alice Shoemaker, today in Atlanta, Ga..and they had two inches of rain this morn-

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ing and more is predicted. Jack, Pete, and Sydney Fountain took Kaden Hunerkoch home and they stayed and helped prepare for Kaden’s third birthday party. The theme was Super Heros. Jack, Pete and Sydney returned home on Sunday afternoon and Sydney returned to her parents home, Chris and Tracy Fountain in Palmyra. Marvin Bringer has been visiting with his brother, Russell Bringer, in Country Aire at Lewistown this week. Ann Brink of Quincy was a lunch guest and helped Loretta Bringer with some wedding preparations on Wednesday afternoon. Rachel and Loretta Bringer were shopping in the Chesterfield mall on Saturday and met Bobby and Dalton Shepherd later in the evening for dinner. They drove in rain on highway 270. Joining Russell Bringer on his recent birthday were his brother, Marvin Bringer, and sister, Ann Brink, and Gene Trautvetter visited with him and shared refreshments. Russell remains at Country Aire in Lewistown.

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Progressive Neighbors The Progressive Neighbors club met on July10. Due to the excessive heat a planned picnic was cancelled. Six members and guests, Dottie Gorrell and Kerry Williams met at St. Ave. Restaurant for lunch. A short business meet-

ing was held and called to order by vice-president Betty Hendrickson who read a devotional. Roll call was answered with memories of the time before air conditioning. The next meeting will be Aug. 14 at 1:30 p.m. with Mary Warner as hostess.

PSC Reminds Missourians Of The Potential Dangers Of Electricity The Missouri Public Service Commission reminds Missourians of the potential dangers of electricity and urges proactive measures to prevent accidents and possible loss of life. Beginning in 2010, regulated utilities have been required to more extensively report incidents to the PSC. There have been 30 electric-related incidents involving utility employees and/or the general public. Electrical current can

be dangerous, and persons should always use caution. Here are a few safety tips to remember: assume that all overhead wires are energized at lethal voltages. Never assume that a wire is safe to touch even if it is down or appears to be insulated. Be careful when using aluminum ladders or other tall equipment around overhead lines. Never touch a fallen overhead power line. Call the electric utility company to report fallen electrical lines.

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CELEBRATIONS Daggs Celebrate 60 Years Of Marriage

Reward $500 Reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the theft at Roberts Storage in Durham, Mo.

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1982 Class Reunion Highland High School Ewing Mo 30 year class reunion to be held DOLAN AND MARRY DAGGS - 2012

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Dolan and Mary Daggs of Ewing, Mo., will be honored for 60 years of marriage at Queen of Peace Parrish Hall in Ewing on Sunday, July 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. Family and friends are invited. Mr. Daggs and the former Mary Ann Biesterfeld were married July 2, 1952 in Quincy, Ill., with Rev. Mauck officiating. Pauline Angel and John Holbert were attendants. Mrs. Daggs is the daughter of the late August (Gus) and Dorothy Biesterfeld of Quincy and Mr. Daggs is the

son of the late Lester and Ruby Daggs of Ewing. They are the parents of Karen (Joe) Schroeder, Ewing, Sharon (Jim) Schlager, Canton, Jerry Daggs, Ewing, Debbie Daggs, Ursa, Greg Daggs (deceased), Doug (Joy) Daggs, Ewing, and Lori Adrian, Hannibal. They have numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mr. Daggs was in the Korean War and came home to be a longtime grain and livestock farmer and bulldozer operator. Mrs. Daggs is a homemaker and farm wife.

at Queen of Peace Hall, Ewing, Mo Dinner served at 7:00 pm Price $25.00 per person/ $40.00 per couple Send your money to: Craig Neisen, 28647 170th Ave Ewing MO 63440 (call 573-497-2334) (or you can pay at the door)

Oma Pascoe Celebrates 96th birthday Robertson’s Celebrate 44 Years FREE FREE FREE 1st annual Kid’s Day Three Pines Golf Course Ages 6-12 10 am - Tuesday, July 24 All free lunch & golf

Oma Belle Pascoe, a former resident of LaGrange, celebrated her 96th Birthday on July 3 with a family party at the James River Care Center in Springfield, Mo., where she resides. She enjoyed cards, flowers, gifts and cake with her family. Those present were: Lewis and Judy Pascoe of Greenville, S.C.; Lynn and Diane Pascoe of Alexandria, Va.; Phillip, Franny, Phillip and Joy Pascoe of Indianapolis, Ind.; Kim Pascoe Farrell of Libertyville, Ill.; Trudy, Doug, Nikki, Griffin, and Gavin Pascoe of Rogersville, Mo., and Cory, Juli, and Lillian Pascoe of Strafford, Mo., and Caroline Brown Besco of Ozark, Mo.

Dickersons Announce Birth Of Daughter Ryan and Angela Dickerson are pleased to announce the birth of their first daughter, Caroline Elisabeth Dickerson born on June 23 at 5:42am at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, Ill. She weighed 6 lbs 13 oz and was 18 ž inches long. Grandparents

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Richard and Suellen Robertson of LaGrange celebrated 44 years of marriage by flying to Tampa, Fla. Three grandchildren, Andrew, Toby and Olivia accompanied them. They were met at the Tampa airport by their son, Richard (Ricky) Jr., and their three other grandchildren, Dessa, Shelby and Noelle. Richard Jr., is a Staff Sergeant stationed in Tampa. They spent the first few days relaxing at the beach, fishing and golfing. They visited Disney World in Orlando. Richard Jr. is leaving the army after having served four tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.

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FAIR HIGHLIGHTS

The Lewis County Fair held last week was a great success according the Fair Board President Brenda Wright. Wright said, “ I think the fair was one of the better ones we’ve had in recent years. We added several exhibits, had lots of free entertainment and our facilities and grounds were really polished this year. I want to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers and the communities for their continued support. I feel that our attendance as a whole was steady and our nightly events went off pretty much without a hitch. I had very positive comments about different things at the fair and it really makes me feel good and makes it easier to get over this one and start planning the next. I want to let people know that we try our best to provide a quality fair within a small budget and I think we did a good job this year. I am always looking for feedback on what people are looking for at the fair, what they liked and what they didn’t like. I want to thank everybody once again for all the support.”

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Julie Schultz was named 2012 Lewis County Fair Queen- Shultz (far left) is pictured with her court after winning the title.

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The Lewis County Fair is always filled with fun activities for kids.

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Several people attended the opening ceremony to kick-off the Fair on Wed. July 11.

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Pictured are 2011 Lewis Co. Fair Queen Monica Campen and 2011 Princess Morgan Keith.

UPCOMING EVENTS Have an event to share?

Submit it to news@lewispnj.com or call 288-5668. July 16-20

July 24

St.Peters Lutheran Church

Three Pines Golf Course

VBS- 6:30-8:30pm

First Annual Kids Day, Free lunch and golf 10am

LaGrange

July 21

LaGrange Green Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Pre-Anniversary banquet and concert La Grange Lions Hall 6pm

Durham 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 ads@lewispnj.com or P.O. Box 227, Canton, MO 63435. Sorry, any photos sent via the mail cannot be returned. C Y

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Durham Methodist Church Ice Cream Supper at 4:30 p.m.

Ewing

July 28

Lewistown City Park Shelter House Fish Fry sponsored by Park United Methodist

Ewing Queen of Peace Hall HHS 1982 Class Reunion at 7 p.m.

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Buy two weeks, get third week FREE! Must be paid in advance to receive offer HELP WANTED Lewis Co. Head Start Child Care Aide - JOB#060612 This rewarding 15 hr/wk After-Care Aide in LaGrange works from 2:30-5:30 pm w/ preschoolers in a classroom setting. HS Diploma/GED req. & previous childcare experience preferred. Benefits include: • Sick & Holiday pay • 401K • Tuition Assistance Mail resume to: HR. Dept., Douglass Community Services, 711 Grand Ave., Hannibal, MO 63401, or e-mail brenda@douglass online.org. Must ref. JOB#060612 and apps. must be received by July 25, 2012. Voluntary self-ID sheets & apps avail. at www.douglassonline.org EOE

Hiring full/part-time, day/ evening, servers and cooks at our Canton location. 305 Lewis St., Canton MO (573) 288-3986 28-30 LOCAL CHURCH looking for a part-time office administrator. Applicants should possess computer skills including data entry, Power Point, Microsoft Word, and Publisher. Communication skills incl., email, familiarity w/social media and background in accounting would be beneficial. Interested applicants should send resumes to: Immanuel United Methodist Church, 601 Washington St., Canton MO 63435 29-30+*

The Canton R-V School District is accepting applications for the position of Junior High Assistant Softball Coach. Applications may be obtained at the Superintendent’s Office, 3rd and Madison, Canton, Missouri 63435 or by calling 573-288-5216. The Canton R-V School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. nw 29-30

Seeking Substitute Bus Driver The Canton R-V School District is accepting applications for the position of Substitute Bus Driver. Applications may be obtained at the Superintendent’s Office, 3rd and Madison, Canton, Missouri 63435 or by calling 573-288-5216. The Canton R-V School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. nw 29-30

Seeking Varsity Assist. Girl Basketball Coach The Canton R-V School District is accepting applications for the position of Varsity Assistant Girls Basketball Coach. Applications may be obtained at the Superintendent’s Office, 3rd and Madison, Canton, Missouri 63435 or by calling 573-288-5216. The Canton R-V School District is an nw 29-30 Equal Opportunity Employer.

Central Stone Company Central Stone Company has an immediate position available for a Heavy Equipment Operator/Utility Person. This position requires travel to locations in Mo., within 60 mi., radius of Hannnibal, Mo., with travel compensation provided. Experience preferred, but not required. Company offers competitive wage and benefit package. Pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check required. Replies received by 7/20/2012 will be considered. Qualified applicants send resume or hand written work history incl. salary history & requirements to:

Central Stone Company Attn. Steve Shaw 15435 Pike 27 Curryville MO 63339 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! E.O.E

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GREAT FARM kittens to good home. Mother good mouser. 573-655-4291 for appt. 28-29* _________________________

REWARD REWARD for information or return of weed-eater taken in June -Call Pat Vice 573-288-3265. 28-30*

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FOR SALE BY OWNER: 2 story frame house in Canton, Mo., 1760 sq. ft, near College, 2-car attached garage, patio, 2 storage sheds. Upstairs: 2 bdrm, full bath, plus attic storage room. Downstairs: bdrm w/walk-in closet, full bath, laundry/utility rm., kitchen w/adjacent kitchenette/TV room w/sliding glass door, dining room, lrg sunken living room, w/bay window and fireplace (gas log), front foyer. Many updates. Call 573-288-3218, 217-242-9360, 217-2429359. 28-33* _________________________ LADIES 26” bike, like new 573-655-4535 28-30* _________________________ HOUSE for sale: 704 Jamison, Canton; 2 bdrm, 1 bath, lg deck 30 x 30 garage. 573-288-8222. 28-30* _________________________ 2007 HONDA TRX 400 EX very low hours. 100% stock. Asking $3,000 obo. Call or text 660-341-4497. 29-31*

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

LaBelle Senior Housing 660-213-4012

YARD SALE Multi-family Yard Sale, Saturday, July 21, 8a-1p, Ewing, behind Highland HS, kids clothes 3 mos-juniors, exercise equip, toys, strollers, MORE! 29* _________________________ SATURDAY 8 - ?, baby boy - young miss - women’s & men’s EXL - 2XL clothing, misc. 904 N 7th, Canton. 29*

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STORAGE UNITS - available in LaGrange starting at $30.00 per month. 573655-4457. 27tf _________________________ LEWIS COUNTY STORAGE 8x8, 8x12, and 12x24 spaces in Canton, Mo. Call Campen Rentals 573-2888966 27tf _________________________ STOREFRONT AVAILABLE, 200 North 4th, $400/ plus deposit, you pay electric, water furnished, 573288-8966. 27tf _________________________ LEWISTOWN 2 bdrm mobile home, w/laundry room. Erma Dee Jones 573215-2549. 28-30* _________________________ HOUSE 2 bdrm., remodeled bath, yard, $300 deposit, $300 rent. References required, call for interview 573-655-4735. 29-31*

LOCAL FAMILY wanting to rent, lease or contract for deed a house. We are needing a three or four bedroom home. Does not have to be perfect, we will paint clean or wallpaper if necessary. Prefer outside city limits, but will consider town. If you have property of know of a property please contact, Steve Wagner in the meat department at County Market or call 217-740-9711. 28-30* _________________________ Wanted fill dirt, some rubble ok. 573-655-2260 29-30+ _________________________ Wanted a tanker of water for a low pond- prefer river or pond water 573-6552260. 29-30+ _________________________

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SQUARE BALES of straw 573-655-4463 13-34* _________________________ HOUSE IN LEWISTOWN, extra nice 2 bedroom home, w/attached 1 car garage, all newly remodeled inside/ out, including new hickory cabinets, bathroom fixtures, carpet, siding & windows, nice yard, mature trees. For information or to see call 573-406-9702. 27tf _________________________ BUILDING lot 1006 Bland, Canton. Pat Vice 573-2883265. 24-32* _________________________ For sale, baby carp. $.20 cents each. 573-655-2260. 29-30+ _________________________ ONE 380 lb. barrow butcher hog. L.B. Solter 573-6554393. 29* _________________________ 2004 SILVERADO 2500 HD it has 97,xxx miles and a 6.0L engine. Asking $16,500 obo. Call or text 660-3414497. 29-31* _________________________

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LIFE TIME TAXI - service Canton and Lewis County. Call 573-288-0334 26-29* _________________________ THE SMALLTOWN Handyman, now has a power washer to help you with the summer chores! Need your house, deck, or fence cleaned? Give Ron a call @ 573-470-2462. 28-33* _________________________ LADIES NIGHT - IT’S FREE Drinks, games and FUN! Bring friends & win prizes! 7-20-12 Fraternal Order of Eagles Club, Hwy 81, Canton, 7 pm -9?? 417259-0127 for your seat! 29+ _________________________ LICENSED DAYCARE has opening for 2 years or older. M-F 6 am - 5:30 pm. Lisa DeWitt 573-288-5969. 29-31*

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417 Clark St., Canton MO New Listing: Nice 2 bdrm. and 1 bath home in excellent condition. Lots of up-dating. In move-in-condition. All kitchen appliances convey. New 2 car garage. Call for details 601 N 6th, Canton.

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

SMALL MOVING AUCTION, Monday, July 23, 2012 - 2:30 pm.; 1977 Mobile home, 3 brdm, 2 bath, 14’x70’. Some farm related misc., shop tool misc., building material and household misc. Auction located 5 miles N of Canton on Hwy 81, then West 1 mile on 145th St. For complete sale bill contact Levi A. Yoder, 29406 Orange St., Canton MO 63435 28* _________________________

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LaBelle: 4-bed, 2-bath on 20 acres. Full landscaping, lake, shelter house, garage and shed. Call Susan at 660.342.2773.

Lewistown: 3-bed, 1-bath on 3 acres off Hwy BB. Great setting, short drive to Canton or Quincy. Call Jennifer at 217.257.8812.

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573-478-3334 Ed Tate

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

Maywood, Mo.

BENJAMIN MOORE PAINTS HARD SURFACE FLOORING

Denman Country Drugs, Inc.

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

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

Campbells Excavating & Trucking

Murphy Hauling Rock, Sand, Lime, Grain Fertilizer,

Digging, Basements & Ditches etc. Bud Campbell, Owner

Wayne Murphy, Jr.

RR 3 Box 48 G

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

HUNTERS ALERT! 39 acres of prime hunting property! Approximately 5 acres that invites the possibility of a home site… the remaining 35 acres is a hunter’s paradise! Water & electric available.

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Picturesque property for all you hunters & ATV riders! This is a one of a kind property close to home. Magnet property for deer & other wildlife. Plenty of space to ride your ATV. Possible homesite—water & electric available. 29.4 acres.

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

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Denman Country

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AUCTION/FOR THE RECORD Public Notice - Your Right To Know Notice of Tax Certificate Sale

CITY OF LAGRANGE PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

I, Denise Goodwin, Collector of Revenue within and for the City of Lewistown, Missouri, hereby give notice as provided in Chapter 40, Sec. 140.100 to 140.170 Revised Statutes of Missouri 2000 as amended, that I shall offer for sale the hereinafter described lots and land for delinquent taxes in real estate at the Courthouse door, in Monticello, Missouri on the fourth (4th) Monday, the 27th day of August 2012, commencing at 10:00 A.M. of said day and continuing day to day thereafter in accordance with statute. Said lots and land situated in Lewistown City Limits, and the lots described by number, block, addition, etc., and the aggregate amount of taxes, penalty, interest for year stated as follows:

The City of LaGrange, Missouri, will hold a closeout public hearing at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2012, in the LaGrange City Hall, LaGrange, Missouri, to discuss the past performance by the City in carrying out the City’s Public Facility CDBG 2006-PF-21 project in the City. The funds were used to construct a sanitary sewer treatment plant. Immediately following, the City of LaGrange, Missouri, will hold a 2nd closeout public hearing to discuss the past performance by the City in carrying out the City’s Commercial Buyout/Demolition CDBG 2008-DF-04 project. The funds were used to buyout and demolish 6 commercial structures located in the 100 year floodplain. Immediately following, the City of LaGrange, Missouri, will hold a 3rd closeout public hearing to discuss the past performance by the City in carrying out the City’s Residential Buyout/Demolition CDBG 2008-DI-71 project. The funds were used to buyout and demolish 8 residential structures located in the 100 year floodplain. All interested citizens and groups are encouraged to attend or submit written comments to Mark Campbell, City Administrator, City Hall, P.O. Box 266, LaGrange, Missouri 63448 on or before the scheduled public hearings. For more information on the proposed project, contact the LaGrange City Hall at 573-655-4301.

Name(s) of owner(s) appearing on Land Tax Book Owner(s)

Property Description

2009 Taxes Int. & Pen. Aug. Rate

2010 Taxes Int. & Pen. Aug. Rate

2011 Taxes Int. & Pen. Aug. Rate

Total Tax

Monica Cunningham

Orig Lewistown E 1/2 12 & & All Lots 13 & 14 Block 2 Parcel #24-24-00141.01

Monica Cunningham

Original Lewistown N 75’ of Lots 15 & 16 Block 2 Parcel #24-24-00141.00

$100.49

$81.29

$67.13

$248.91

Terry & Lisa Eisenberg

Arnolds Lots 4-5 Block 4 Parcel #24-24-00486.00

$136.40

$110.34

$91.11

$337.85

William & Robin Fountain Original Lewistown 3 E 1/2 of 4 Block 25 Parcel #24-24-00322.00

$59.33

$48.01

$39.64

$146.98

John Robert Jett

Original Lewistown East 1/2 of 3 All of 4 Block 30 Parcel #24-24-00462.00

$40.50

Original Lewistown Lots 8-9-10-11-12 Block 24 Parcel #24-24-00335.00

$44.28

Sharpe’s Sub Lot 4, Block 4 Parcel #24-24-00377.00

$91.81

Orig Lewistown Lots 14-15-16 Block 9 Parcel #24-24-00162.00

$84.94

Roy Johnston Jr.

Lena Darlene Norcross

Cynthia A. Willis

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$35.81

$74.26

$69.91

$12.60

$23.11

$61.32

$56.72

$85.17

$103.20

$227.39

Canton ………….Canton RV School Media Center, 200 S. 4th, Canton MO 63435

$211.27

Durham & Maywood…Durham Methodist Church, 28958 Abell Street, Durham, MO 63438

$40.18

$20.81

$110.67

Total delinquent taxes, penalties, interest and cost are due thereon at the time of the sale plus the cost of advertisement. Denise Goodwin Collector Of Revenue Lewistown, Missouri 1st Pub. July 19, 2012

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Ewing………………...……Heartland Resources, 108 E. Main, Ewing MO 63440

Orig Lewistown Lot 13 Block 9 $49.68 Parcel #24-24-00161.00

Pam Willis

$32.07

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LaBelle/Deer Ridge…..............LaBelle Fire Station, 302 State St., LaBelle MO 63447 LaGrange……………............LaGrange City Hall, 118 S Main, LaGrange MO 63448 Lewistown & Steffenville.…Lewistown Fire Station, 126 Main St., Lewistown MO 63452 Maywood……………Durham Methodist Church, 28958 Abell Street, Durham MO 63438 Monticello/Benjamin/Williamstown/Derrahs…. Courthouse, 100 E. Lafayette, Monticello MO 63457 Steffenville…………….. Lewistown Fire Station, 126 Main St., Lewistown MO 63452 Williamstown/Derrahs………........Courthouse, 100 E Lafayette, Monticello MO 63457 ELECTION DAY TELEPHONE NUMBER 573-767-5205 1st Pub. July 5, 2012

KNOX COUNTY LAND & PERSONAL PROPERTY AUCTION AND ASSOCIA ASSOCIIATES

RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE AUCTION THURS AUG 2ND - 6 PM 300 E. Lafayette, Monticello, MO. AND ASSOCIA ASSOCIIATES

SATURDAY JULY 21ST - 10

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Located East of Edina, MO on Hwy. 6 to Rte. T then South on Rte. T 1/2 mile.

85 ACRES / 3 TRACTS

Contact Auction Service for Viewing 660-727-3796 Offers a Well kept 3 bedroom rural home w/ pole building. Pasture and Timber land. Also selling Household, Quilts, Collectibles, Coins, Auto and much more.

Complete Details Online!

ROBERTA JUNE SHEPARD FAMILY TRUST, SELLER

JERRY HAYES P.R. / DAVID M. BROWN, CLOSING ATTORNEY

Selling an older structure 3 bedroom home, living / dining room, spacious kitchen, laundry room, enclosed front porch, deck, all setting on a corner lot.

Complete Details Online!

MARY ELLEN CHABOTTE ESTATE PAUL MCCARTHY P.R. BRANSON L. WOOD III, CLOSING ATTORNEY

RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE AUCTION

ANTIQUE TRACTORS, EQUIPMENT & COLLECTIBLES AUCTION AUCTION SERVICE, LLC

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AUCTION SERVICE, LLC

THURS AUG 9TH - 6 PM 1159 E. Ave. Kahoka, MO

Located 5 miles South of Memphis, MO on Rte. MM (Ridge Road), then East on Co. Rd. 500, 1 mile.

Trespassing or Hunting G & L Glasgow 1-7-13* 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 6-15-13* Doris Long Property 6-17-13* 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

Complete Details Online!

Complete Details Online!

OPEN HOUSE: FRIDAY JULY 27th 5 - 6:30 pm

Selling JD 720, 620, MT, (5)A’s tractors; Farmal C tractor’s; Collectible JD Equipment; Brush Hog cutter; Lawn and Garden; Pepsi Collectibles; Clock Collection; Guns; Antiques; Maytag gas Engines and Misc. other items.

Offers a like new 1200 sq’(Built in 2002) 2 bedroom, 2 bath home w/ attatched garage and utility building.

BOB GARRETT, SELLER

FAMILY OF ALVIN AYER

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

LEWISTOWN

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*

MONTICELLO

C.D. Taylor Farm 6-28-13* Charles & Nell Little Farm 14942 Holly Ave (No hunting/fishing) 9-22-12* Glenn Krueger Farms 9-22-12*

DURHAM/MAYWOOD

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

LEWIS COUNTY

Whippoorwill Hill Farm Richard/Gene Porter Farms 1-17-13* Gregory Drainage District Levee and Farms 4-12-13* 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*

LAGRANGE

Jenny D. Murphy Reid Farm 3-10-13* Gloria Burbridge Prop. 4-17-13* between Monroe & Jackson St Barb Borgstadt Property 6-7-13* 517 N 4th; 519 Skinner 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 7-01-13* 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

WILLIAMSTOWN

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

EWING

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

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FOR THE RECORD PUBLIC NOTICE

Public Notices - Your Right To Know Notice of Tax Certificate Sale I, Debra S. Lay, Collector of Revenue within and for the City of LaBelle, Missouri, hereby give notice as provided in Chapter 140 Section 140.100 to 140.170 Revised Statutes of Missouri, 2000 as amended, that I shall offer for sale the hereinafter described lots and land for delinquent taxes on real estate at the Courthouse door, in Monticello, Missouri on the fourth (4th) Monday, the 27th day of August, 2012, commencing at 10:00 a.m. of said day and continuing day to day thereafter in accordance with statute. Said lots and land situated in LaBelle, Missouri, City Limits and the lots described by number, block, addition, etc. and aggregated amount of taxes, penalty, interest for the years stated as follows. All taxes calculated for August 2012.

The Lewis County LEPC will be holding a LEPC Meeting and a Tabletop Hazmat Exercise on Tuesday July 31, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. In the courtroom of the Lewis County Courthouse, located in Monticello, Missouri. All Law Enforcement, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services personnel are encouraged to attend. This meeting is also open to the General Public. David Keith Lewis Co. Emergency Management Director Lewis Co. Local Emergency Planning Committee Chairperson 1st Pub. July 19, 2012

Name(s) of owner(s) appearing on Land Tax Book Owner(s) and Legal

2011 Taxes Interest & Penalties

2010 Taxes Interest & Penalties

2009 Taxes Interest & Penalties

2008 Taxes Interest & Penalties

Total Taxes

Turning point, Associates Smith & Allens LaBelle 1-2-3-4-5-6 Blk 11

$8.48

$10.21

$11.42

$13.09

$43.14

Turning point, Associates Smith & Allens LaBelle All of Blk 2

$189.78

$210.60

$235.69

$268.73

$904.80

Theresa S. Clay Orig. LAB LOTS 5-6-7-8-9-10 Blk 22

$114.26

$137.45

TRUSTEE’S SALE In re: Beth A. McNett, a single person

$251.71

Total delinquent taxes, penalties, interest and cost are due thereon at the time of the sale plus the cost of advertisement. Dated and sealed at LaBelle, Missouri this 3rd day of July 2012. Debra S. Lay Collector Of Revenue LaBelle, Missouri 1st Pub. July 12, 2011 3t

NOTICE Of TAX CERTIFICATE SALE I, Robert E. Veatch, Collector of Revenue within and for Lewis County, Missouri, hereby give notice as provided in Chapter 140, Sec. 140.100 to 140.170 Revised Statutes of Missouri 2000 as amended, that I shall offer for sale the hereinafter described lots and land for delinquent taxes on real estate at the Courthouse door, in Monticello, Missouri on the fourth (4th) Monday, the 27th day of August 2012, commencing at 10:00 A.M. of said day and continuing day to day thereafter in accordance with statute. Said lots and land situated in Lewis County, and lots described by number, block, addition, etc., and the aggregate amount of taxes, penalty, interest for year stated as follows: 2010 Taxes Aug. Rate

2011 Taxes Aug. Rate

Total Taxes

$1468.60

$1243.76

$2712.36

Branham, Albert & Willidean North LaGrange Lot 10 %Aaron Dean & David Dean Block 29 904 N 4th (Tax ID#26-26-00027) LaGrange, MO 63448

$106.35

$90.91

$197.26

Chabotte, Jeffrey B & Mary E Durkees Monticello 2225 N 12th St., Apt 402 Lots 7-8-9-10-11-12-Blk 2 Quincy, IL 62305 (Tax ID#25-25-00174)

$30.37

$25.49

$55.86

Chabotte, Jeffrey B & Mary E Durkees Monticello 2225 N 12th St., Apt 402 Lots 5-6 PT of 4 Blk 2 Quincy, IL 62305 (Tax ID#25-25-00173)

$288.89

$242.18

$531.07

Fletcher, Denise M, Davis Kime W& S LaGrange Lot 3 860 Duenke Road S 40’ of 2. Blk 20 Foristell, MO 63348 (Tax ID#26-26-00157)

$189.33

$161.82

$351.15

Fletcher, Denise M, Davis Kime 185’x251’ IRR. Survey #124 860 Duenke Road LaGrange Foristell, MO 63348 (Tax ID#36-36-00328)

$651.11

$556.44

$1207.55

Foust, Earl V & Geraldine 513 Riverside Hannibal, MO 63401

Orig. Canton E 1/2 Lots 8-9-10 Blk 2 (Tax ID#21-21-011244.2)

$66.58

$56.29

$122.87

Kunkel Donna 22 N 18th Street Keokuk, IA 52632

Brennans Williamstown Lots 8 thru 14, Blk 1 (120’x 420’) SEC 20, TWP 63, RNG 8 (Tax ID#08-63-00022)

$33.81

$28.64

$62.45

McMillen, Patsy S 218 North Main St LaGrange, MO 63448

Orig. LaGrange Lot 54 (Tax ID#26-26-00240) 3

$242.38

$207.15

$449.53

Shannon Todd 17878 State Hwy E Williamstown, MO 63473

Brennans Williamstown Lots 1-2 Block 1 also 420’x270’ in SE Corner SEC 20, TWP 63, RNG 8 (Tax ID#08-63-00020.5)

$136.12

$115.20

$251.32

Slater, Robert 814 S 11th St Quincy, IL 62305

North LaGrange Lots 1-2-3- Blk 10 (Tax ID#26-26-00078)

$20.65

$17.69

$38.34

Turning Point Associates 20A-115 Northwest Blvd Nashua, NH 30614

Smith & Allens LaBelle Lots 1-2-3-4-5-6 Blk 11 (Tax ID#23-23-00348)

$122.82

$50.73

$43.17

$216.72

Turning Point Associates 20A-115 Northwest Blvd Nashua, NH 30614

Smith & Allens LaBelle All of Blk 2 (Tax ID#23-23-00331)

$2521.49

$1041.79

$960.23

$4523.51

Wiley, Barbara A 2446 W Wells Street Milwaukee, WI 53733

North LaGrange Lots 1-2 Blk 20 (Tax ID#26-26-00035)

$81.57

$72.35

$61.85

$215.77

Wiley, Barbara A 2446 W Wells Street Milwaukee, WI 53733

North LaGrange Lots 6-7-8-9-10 Blk 20 (Tax Parcel #26-26-00034)

$42.45

$37.66

$32.21

$112.32

Wiley, Barbara A 2446 W Wells Street Milwaukee, WI 53733

North LaGrange Lots 10-9 Blk 13 (Tax Parcel #26-26-00038)

$296.40

$262.77

$224.59

$783.76

Name & Address

Property Discription

Austin, Tonya 13206 Hwy K LaBelle, MO 63447

All the S-30.9 AC of the NE 1/4 Fractional Sec. 5, TWP 62, RANG 9 That lies E of Rt K (Tax ID#09-62-00227.1)

2009 & Prior Taxes Aug. Rate

(Seal) Robert E Veatch, Collector of Revenue, Lewis County, Missouri

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A tract of land commencing at a pin in the middle of the county road at the Southeast corner of the farm known as the Donald Jennings Farm located in the Northwest Quarter of Section Twelve (12), Township Sixty (60) North, Range

IN THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT OF LEWIS COUNTY, MISSOURI Judge Fred L. Westhoff Probate Division In the Estate of Charles Horton, deceased

) ) Case No. ) 12LE) PR00019 )

NOTICE OF LETTERS ADMINISTRATION GRANTED (Supervised Administration)

Total delinquent taxes, penalties, interest and cost are due thereon at the time of the sale plus the cost of advertisement. Dated and sealed at Monticello, Missouri this 19th day of July 2012.

1st Pub. July 19, 2012

TRUSTEE’S SALE - Default having been made in the payment of a Note described in and secured by Deed of Trust executed by Beth A. McNett, recorded January 21, 2011 in Book 513 at Page 4196, in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for the County of Lewis, State of Missouri, MTW Trustee Services, Inc., the undersigned Successor Trustee, at the request of the legal holder of said Note, will on August 15, 2012 between the hours of 9 o’clock a.m. and 5 o’clock p.m., to wit: at or about 1:00 p.m., at the North Front Door of the Lewis County Courthouse, in the City of Monticello and State of Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash, the following real estate described in said Deed of Trust and situated in the County of Lewis, Missouri, to-wit:

To all Persons Interested in the Estate of Charles Horton, decedent: On 25 June. 2012, the following individual was appointed the personal representative of the estate of Charles Horton, decedent, by the Probate Division of the Circuit Court of Lewis County, Missouri. The personal representative’s business address and phone number is: Lewis County Public Administrator, Brett Bozarth, 405 Clark Street Ste. 120, Canton, MO 63435. 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

Seven (7) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian; thence running in a straight line West 370 feet along the South boundary of said farm; thence running North in a straight line 370 feet to a point; thence running East in a straight line 370 feet to a point; thence running South in a straight line 370 feet to the point of beginning, containing 3.14 acres, more or less, being in Lewis County, Missouri. for the purpose of satisfying said indebtedness and the cost of executing this trust. MTW Trustee Services, Inc. Successor Trustee (314) 961-0400 Notice: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. Section 1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. 1st Pub. July 19, 2012

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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: 02-April-2012 Date of first publication: 28 June 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. June 28, 2012

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FOR THE RECORD 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.

Obituary MARILYN D. SHARPE Mrs. Marilyn D. Sharpe, 76 of Newark, Mo., died July 8, 2012 at Country Aire Retirement Estates at Lewistown, Mo. The daughter of Ray Charles and Doris Serven Eathington was born on November 14, 1935 in Fulton County, Ill. She was united in marriage to Robey Sharpe who preceded her in death. Marilyn was a member of Heartland Academy Community Church near Newark, Mo. She was an avid reader, liked to listen to music and go dancing. She is survived by her daughter Teresa Lawrence of Bonita Springs, Flor-

ida; brother, Gary Eathington and his wife Cathy of Avon, Ill.; a sister, Wanda Nichols of Hawaii; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services were held July 13, 2012 at Arnold’s Funeral Home in Lewistown, Mo., with Pastor Charles Sharpe officiating. Burial will be in Pekin, Ill., at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. Online condolences at www.arnoldsfuneralhome.net Press-News Journal, July 19, 2012

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. 1st Pub. April 5, 2012

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF LEWIS COUNTY, AT MONTICELLO, MISSOURI Probate Division

other pleading or shall otherwise appear and defend against the aforesaid petition within 45 days after the 5th day of July, 2012, judgement by default will be rendered against you.

NOTICE UPON ORDER FOR SERVICE BY PUBLICATION

Moore. You are hereby notified that an action has been commenced against you in the Circuit Court for the County of Lewis, Missouri, the object and general nature of which is Guardianship of J.J. C. The names of all parties to said action are stated above in the caption hereof and the name and address of the attorney for Petitioner is Wallace W. Trosen, P.O. Box 267, Kirksville, MO 63501.

The State of Missouri to Putative Father, Robert Jovon

You are further notified that, unless you file an answer or

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In the Matter of:) J.J.C., ) Estate No. ) 12LE-PR Minor ) 00031

Witness my hand and the seal of the Circuit Court this 28th day of June, 2012 /s/Jan Geisendorfer Jan Geisendorfer Circuit Clerk 4t 7-26

Public Notice - Your Right To Know NOTICE Notice to Lewis County Voters: The following proposition will be submitted to voters at the election to be held on August 7, 2012. Shall the County of Lewis adopt the Local Option Fence Law as set fort in Section 272.210 through Section 272.370 of the Revised Statutes of missouri? (a copy of said statutes is attached hereto.) [ ] YES

[ ] NO

Local Option - Fence Law Definitions. 272.210. As used in sections 272.210 to 272.370 the following words and terms have the following meanings: (1) “Lawful fence”, a fence with not less than four boards per four feet of height; said boards to be spaced no farther apart than twice the width of the boards used fastened in or to substantial posts not more than twelve feet apart with one stay, or a fence of four barbed wires supported by posts not more than fifteen feet apart with one stay or twelve feet apart with no stays, or any fence which is at least equivalent to the types of fences described herein; (2) “Stay”, a vertical member attached to each board or wire comprising the horizontal members of the fence. Fields enclosed, how. 272.220. All fields and enclosures in which livestock are kept or placed shall be enclosed by a lawful fence. Trespass by stock, damages and compensation--action--lien. 272.230. If any horses, cattle or other stock trespass upon the premises of another, the owner of the animal shall for the first trespass make reparation to the party injured for the true value of the damages sustained, to be recovered with costs before an associate circuit judge, or in any court of competent jurisdiction, and for any subsequent trespass the party injured may put up the animal or animals and take good care of them and immediately notify the owner, who shall pay to the taker-up the amount of the damages sustained, and such compensation as shall be reasonable for the taking up and keeping of the animals, before he shall be allowed to remove them, and if the owner and taker-up cannot agree upon the amount of the damages and compensation either party may make complaint to an associate circuit judge of the county, setting forth the fact of the disagreement, and the associate circuit judge shall be possessed of the cause, and shall issue a summons to the adverse party and proceed with the cause as in other civil cases. If the owner recovers, he shall recover his costs and any damages he may have sustained, and the associate circuit judge shall issue an order requiring the taker-up to deliver to him the animals. If the taker-up recover, the judgment shall be a lien upon the animals taken up, and, in addition to a general judgment and execution, he shall have a special execution against the animals to pay the judgment rendered and costs. Adjoining landowners obligated to build fence--when--exceptions. 272.235. If there is a need for a fence by either of two joining landowners both shall be obligated to build and maintain a fence under the provisions of sections 272.210 to 272.370. Nothing in sections 272.210 to 272.370 shall prevent joining landowners from agreeing that no fence is needed between their property Partition fences--owner may demand payment, when. 272.240. Whenever the owner of real estate desires to erect or construct a lawful fence which wholly or partially borders the land of another, he shall notify the other owner that he desires a division fence. If within ninety days after receiving the notice, the other landowner has not erected or constructed one-half of the division fence, the owner desiring the fence may apply to the associate division of the circuit court for an order to proceed with the construction and ordering the other landowner to pay one-half the value of so much thereof, as borders his land, and upon the payment shall own an undivided one-half of the fence; except that no owner shall be required to pay more than one-half the value of a lawful fence of four barbed wires, regardless of the type fence constructed. The associate division of the circuit court costs shall be taxed against the other landowner. Duty of judge if parties disagree on value--fence viewers to estimate. 272.250. If the parties interested fail to agree as to the value of one-half of the fence, the owner of the fence may apply to a circuit or associate circuit judge of the county, who shall without delay issue an order to three disinterested householders of the township, not of kin to either party, reciting the complaint, and requiring them to view the fence, estimate the value thereof, and make return under oath to the judge on the day named in the order. Value of fence may be recovered, when. 272.260. If the person thus assessed or charged with the value of one-half of any fence, under the provisions of sections 272.210 to 272.370 shall neglect or refuse to pay over to the owner of the fence the amount so awarded, the same may be recovered before a court of competent jurisdiction. Fence owners may agree on maintenance--agreement recorded--refusal to agree, procedure. 272.270. 1. The several owners may, in writing, agree upon the portion of partition fences between their lands which shall be erected and maintained by each, which writing shall describe the lands and the parts of the fences so assigned, be signed and acknowledged by them, and filed and recorded in the office of the recorder of deeds of the county or counties in which they are situated. Any such agreement shall bind the makers, their heirs and assigns. 2. When one owner desires to make a division of the fence between his land and an adjoining

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landowner refuses to agree to a division, then the provisions of section 272.280 may be used to effect a division which shall be recorded in the office of the recorder of deeds in the county in which most of the fence is located. Duties of judge if parties disagree on repairs--fence viewers to designate. 272.280. If the parties cannot agree as to the part each shall have and keep in repair, either of them may apply to a circuit or associate circuit judge of the county who shall forthwith summon three disinterested householders of the township to appear on the premises, giving three days’ notice to each of the parties of the time and place where said viewers shall meet, and the viewers shall, under oath, designate the portion to be kept in repair by each of the parties interested, and notify them in writing of the same. Special partition fences--owner may demand payment, when. 272.290. Whenever the fence of any owner of real estate now erected or constructed, or which shall hereafter be erected, constructed or rebuilt, the same being thereafter a fence designed to restrain swine, sheep or other animals requiring special fences, borders the land of another or which becomes a part of the fence bordering the land of another and is used to enclose such animals owned by the other person, on demand made by the person owning the fence, the other person shall pay the owner one-half of the value of so much thereof as borders his land, and upon the payment shall own an undivided half of the fence; except that no owner shall be required to pay more than the amount which would have been required to erect, construct or rebuild a lawful fence of four barbed wires on his one-half of the fence. Fees of fence viewers, judge and sheriff--taxed as costs. 272.300. The persons appointed by the judge under sections 272.250 and 272.280 to discharge the duties therein specified, shall receive five dollars each per day for the time actually employed, which, together with the fees of the judge and sheriff, shall be taxed as costs in the case against the parties in proportion to their respective interests, and collected accordingly. Owners to repair division fence--remedy for failure. 272.310. Every person owning a part of a division fence shall keep the same in good repair according to the requirements of sections 272.210 to 272.370. Either party owning land adjoining a division fence may, upon the failure of any of the other parties, have all that part of the division fence belonging to the other parties repaired, upon the failure of the other party to do so, the repairing to be at the cost of the party so failing to repair his part of the fence. Division fence not to be removed--exceptions. 272.320. No division fence shall be removed without the consent of all the owners thereof, unless for the purpose of opening a public road or highway or making repairs. Application of law. 272.330. 1. The provisions of sections 272.240 to 272.350 shall apply to any division fence even though it may stand wholly upon one side of the division line. 2. The provisions of sections 272.210 to 272.370 shall not apply to counties which have all or partial open range. Judgment of judge may be reviewed in circuit court. 272.340. Any person aggrieved by any order or judgment of the judge made or entered under the provisions of sections 272.250 and 272.280 may have the same reviewed by a petition in the circuit court of the county wherein the proceedings were had, verified by affidavit. A copy of the petition shall be delivered to the adverse party at least fifteen days before the commencement of the next term of the court, and the original filed in the office of the clerk; provided, that the petition may be filed within thirty days after the order or judgment was made or rendered, and not afterward. Petition for review shall state what. 272.350. The petition shall set forth the grounds of objection, and upon the filing thereof the circuit court shall be possessed of the cause, and proceed to hear and determine the objections, and make such order or judgment as may be right and just in the premises. Provisions of law effective after election. 272.360. The provisions of sections 272.210 to 272.370 are hereby suspended in the several counties of this state until a majority of the legal voters of any county voting on the question at any general or special election called for that purpose shall decide to enforce the same in the county. Petition for election--notice--order of adoption. 272.370. The county commission may on its own motion and shall upon the petition of one hundred real estate owners of ten acres or more of the county submit to the voters at a general or special election the proposition for the adoption by the county of the provisions of sections 272.210 to 272.370. The commission shall cause notice of the election to be published in a newspaper published within the county, or if no newspaper is published within the county, in a newspaper published in an adjoining county, for three weeks consecutively, the last insertion of which shall be at least ten days before the day of the election, and by posting printed notices thereof at three of the most public places in each township in the county. If a majority of the voters voting on the proposition vote in favor of the adoption of the provisions of sections 272.210 to 272.370 the county commission shall issue an order declaring the adoption. From and after the issuance of the order the provisions of sections 272.210 to 272.370 shall be in full force and effect in the county and the provisions of sections 272.010 to 272.140 shall be suspended in the county. 1st Pub. July 12, 2012

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COMMUNITY NEWS Immanuel Methodist to hold Blood Drive Immanuel Methodist Church will be holding a Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 2 from 1-6 p.m. at Immanuel Methodist Church, 610 Washington, in Canton.

Obituary Notice KATHRINE ZOSEL WINN Mrs. Katherine Zosel Winn, 103 of Quincy, Ill., and formerly of Canton, Mo., died July 14, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Home in Quincy. Memorial funeral services will be held Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 11:00 p.m. at Arnoldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Funeral Home in Canton, Mo., with inurnment in Forest Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at Arnoldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Funeral Home in Canton. Memorials may be made to Culver-Stockton College Winn Scholarship Fund, Good Samaritan Home or Canton Christian Church. Online condolences at www.arnoldsfuneralhome.net.

Highway Workers Now Lake Safety Day Protected Under Celebration to be held â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Move Overâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Law at Mark Twain Lake For the Missouri Department of Transportation employees who spend their days on state highways, work just got a little safer. Governor Jay Nixon signed Senate Bill 611 into law on Monday, July 9, which expands the 2002 â&#x20AC;&#x153;Slow Down and Move Overâ&#x20AC;? law that protects law enforcement and emergency response vehicles parked on the side of the road. The new law, which takes effect Aug. 28, requires motorists to slow down or change lanes when approaching these vehicles, and now also includes MoDOT vehicles parked with amber and white lights flashing. Passage of the law was the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commissionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s highest priority during the 2012 legislative session. Since 2000, four MoDOT employees have been killed on the job. Coincidentally, MoDOT and the Transportation Employees Association of Missouri will dedicate a new memorial for fallen MoDOT workers at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 16. The memorial is located on the Capitol grounds, near MoDOTâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Central Office building in Jefferson City. The memorial is a tribute to the 128 employees who have been killed in the line of duty since 1946, and was completely funded with private donations.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake would like to invite the public to the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center on July 21, 2012 for Lake Safety Day. Between the hours of 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., the partners and volunteers that make the Mark Twain Lake area a fun and safe place to visit will celebrate. The Perry Fire Department will be recruiting children of all ages to challenge them in fire hose contests, a variety of local law enforcement will be on hand to answer questions, introduce themselves, and showcase their equipment, and provide bike safety tips. The Corps Rangers will be hosting water safety games and the NEMO Backcountry Horsemen will be there to discuss their on-going trail maintenance efforts as well as have a horse on hand for up close viewing. In addition to all this, there will also be face painting, a petting zoo courtesy of Heidiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lilâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Ranch, and free snow cones and a bounce house for everyone in attendance to enjoy! Snacks will be available throughout the afternoon. The M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center is located south of the Clarence Cannon Dam on Rt. J. For more information, please email marktwaininfo@usace. army.mil or call 573-735-4097.

Quincy Area Youth Chorus Highway Commission To Hold Auditions Approves Diminished Auditions for the Quincy Area Youth Chorus Concert Choir and Kinderchor will be held Saturday, Aug. 4, beginning at 10 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 333 S. 36th Street in Quincy. Founded in 1995, QAYC is a performing organization within the Quincy Symphony Orchestra Association. An educational outreach program, QAYC supplements school and church choral training with focused preparation and performance of excellent treble chorus literature. Young singers from a 75-mile radius of Quincy perform twice a year as an ensemble in concerts in October and April, and often sing combined works with the Quincy Symphony Orchestra. QAYC includes girls and boys with unchanged voices, and consists of two performing groups. The Kinderchor for the younger singers is directed by Jessi Kirchner-Sparks. The Concert Choir for older members is directed by Paul Shelor. Rehearsals are held either on Saturday mornings or Sunday afternoons, beginning in August. Auditioning children should prepare a song they enjoy singing. Please call the Quincy Symphony office to sign up for an audition time. 217-222-2856. More information is available at www.qsoa.org.

Transportation Program After years of making great progress on state roadways, the Missouri Department of Transportation must now deal with the stark reality of funding levels that will barely take care of the existing transportation system. On July 11, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved the new 2013-2017 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, which shows a transportation construction program that has dropped from an average of $1.2 billion in recent years to about $700 million. The program includes all transportation projects planned by state and regional planning agencies for fiscal years 2013 through 2017 (July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2017). A $700 million program allows for some resurfacing projects and general maintenance of the existing transportation system, but cannot incorporate the types of construction projects that create jobs, increase safety, ease congestion or foster economic development. The 2013-2017 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program is available on MoDOTâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s web site, www. modot.org, and at MoDOT district and regional offices around the state.

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LOCAL NEWS Governor Nixon Tours Lewis County Farm

PROCLAMATION RECEIVED

The Canton Board of Aldermen and Mayor Jarrod Phillips presented a proclamation to Steve Ayers and Devra Cain recognizing the tremendous value the newly constructed Steak 'n Shake Signature adds to the Canton Community.

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (right) along with Dr. Jon Hagler, Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, and Senator Brian Munzlinger (middle) toured the farm of Grag Sharpe west of Highland High School on Tuesday, July 17. The governor talked with area farmers about drought conditions in Lewis County.

Wakonda State Park , south of LaGrange, recently added four kayaks, available for rent, as a fun activity for visitors. Missouri State Parks is offering instructions on how to paddle and have a safe enjoyable time on the water. Superintendent Kyle Scott said he hopes to add more kayaks soon. They have been well received and popular. ‘Learn 2 Paddle’ will be held at Wakonda State Park on July 28. To regis-

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LOCAL SPORTS A special thank you to our family and friends for adding a joyful spirit to our 60th anniversary celebration. Thank you for making it such a memorable occasion. Don and Lois Dean Brown

Canton First Baptist Church Vacation Bible School Monday, July 30- August 3 Snack supper: 5:30 p.m. Worship Rally: 6:00 p.m. Classes 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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Labor Of Love The yard of a LaGrange woman stops traffic on a daily basis BY RITA COX Reporter rita1@lewispnj.com

The yard of Carol Dobbs in LaGrange has caused a lot of attention from people driving by and stopping to enjoy the beauty of her many flowers. The yard is filled with many beautiful blooming hanging baskets, flower gardens and pots overflowing with pink and purple blooms. Mrs. Dobbs is a former nurse and now spends hours working in her yard. She has always enjoyed planting flowers and making her yard look nice even while maintaining a full time job. Her property is always a showcase of beauty. After retiring she had more time to spend outside and the results are amazing. This spring she planted 22 flats of super bubblegum petunias and wave petunias. Every January she calls Peters Greenhouse in Quincy and tells them what she is planning for the spring and they plant the seeds and have them ready for her when planting season comes. After all the planting, mulching, fertilizing and weeding, her green thumb is evident. She spends over an hour each day watering the plants. While she is working outside, she usually listens to classical music or audio books. She finds working in her yard is good exercise and very relaxing. LaGrange residents have enjoyed her yard for

many years which is always filled with bursts of color and with the location at Sixth and Washington, along Route C, the yard attracts the attention of many out of town people who drive by on the way to the casino or downtown LaGrange. Many people stop and take pictures and visit with her. She has had visitors from Japan, a motorcycle group, and others from all over the United States. Recently one gentleman from out of town stopped and offered her a marriage proposal. She wasn’t interested, but she did find it amusing. Her husband, Tom, passed away in 2002. He always encouraged and helped her with the gardening and she says he would have loved talking to the people who stop and admire the

flowers. Besides the annuals she plants, she has several perennials plants that come up every year. She enjoys the small animals that make her yard a home. She has a couple of birdbaths tucked away in the flower garden and she enjoys watching the differ-

CHS Class of 92 reunion

Ewing School Reunion

DIRTBAGS TAKE FIRST PLACE

Canton High School Class of 1992 will be celebrating their 20 year class reunion July 20-21. Former teachers are invited to stop by and visit over the noon hour at Primo’s Pizza on Saturday, July 21. Teachers are also welcome to join us on a school tour that will follow lunch at 1 p.m. For more information, classmates and teachers can contact Lori Petefish Suter at 417-8590785.

The Ewing Alumni Association are planning a Ewing All School Reunion to be held at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Ewing on Oct. 13, 2012 for 12 to 4 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help plan the event. For more information or to volunteer contact Ruth at (217) 257-2435 or Pat at (636) 265-0484.

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ent types of birds that are attracted to her yard. This fall she will spend hours digging up her flower beds, removing the plants from their baskets, and preparing the soil for next year. Until colder weather, the flowers will continue to be a spot of beauty for all to see.

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The Dirtbags recently participated in the Illinois State Tournament for 10U June 22-25. The team received first place. Pictured are: bottom row, left to right- Dakota Compton, Thomas Thurman, Preston Bennett, Andrew Viel, Austin Brown, Mason Wright, Canton, Mo. Middle row: Lucas Reis, Clayton Boehler, Carson Birck, Canton, Mo., Cade Liehr, Mathias Obert. Back row: Coach Ryan Brown, Coach Brad Thurman, Coach Anthony Haley, and Coach Jim Boehler.

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