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Barbara Jean (Clark) Harrison

Barbara Jean (Clark) Harrison, 96, of Revere, Missouri, passed away peacefully at 11:20pm, Sunday, June 19, 2022, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. Barb was born on January 5, 1926, in Elvaston, Illinois to William and Elizabeth (Sprague) Clark. She married Paul Harrison on October 12, 1947, in Kahoka, Missouri. She received her BA degree…

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Douglas Keith Briggs

Douglas Keith Briggs, age 68 of Wayland, MO, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 23, 2022 , at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. He was born January 14, 1954 at Keokuk, IA, the son of Vincent and June Phillips Briggs. He graduated from Clark County R-1 High School in Kahoka with the Class of 1971.…

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Gladys E. Hunziker

Gladys E. Hunziker, 89, of Kahoka, MO., passed away peacefully June 27, 2022  at 10:55 AM at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra, MO. She was born on May 12, 1933 in Keokuk, IA., the daughter of Joe and Ruth (Teller) McMurray. She was united in marriage December 14, 1952, to Earl Hunziker of Winchester,Mo,…

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Rural Health Care Crisis Impacts Scotland County Hospital

By Mike Scott “Rural health care is collapsing across the nation,” said Dr. Randy Tobler, CEO of Scotland County Hospital. Scotland County Hospital is one of 35 Critical Access Hospitals in Missouri. The designation was created in 1997 in response to over 400 rural hospital closures in the 1980s and early 1990s. According to the…

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Kahoka Teen Receives Scholarships

MEXICO, Mo.- Last week, teens from throughout the state of Missouri met in Mexico to begin a full week of rehearsals and competition in the Miss Missouri’s Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant. While only one teen received the crown, many received awards and scholarships totaling more than $26,000. Among the scholarships included a several for Miss…

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EASTERN STAR HONORS FEMALE VETERANS

EASTERN STAR HONORS FEMALE VETERANS-On Friday evening, June 17, two female military veteran members of the Order of the Eastern Star, Judith Gaston-Kahoka Chapter #40 and Patricia Triplett-Rutledge Chapter #343, were presented flags by the Missouri Masonic Home. Gaston is a United States Air Force veteran, while Triplett served in the United States Navy. The…

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JENNIFER MARIE PRIVIA

JENNIFER MARIE PRIVIA Jennifer Marie Privia, 47, of Kahoka, Missouri, passed away at 2:20pm, on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, with her family by her side. Jennifer was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on March 2, 1975, to Bernard and Nancy (Fong) Hegstrom. On October 2nd, 2010, Jen married James “Matt”…

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JAMES “JIM” P. HOUSTON

JAMES “JIM” P. HOUSTON James “Jim” P. Houston, 73, of Kahoka died Monday, June 13, 2022 at Hannibal Regional Medical Center in Hannibal, MO. He was born on March 17, 1949 in Keokuk, IA the son of Tillman Houston and Treasure Penrod Waltman. Jim graduated from Clark County High School with the Class of 1967.…

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Kahoka Sets New Electric Rates

Large Commercial Customers To Feel Brunt of 17 Percent Increase By Mike Scott Large volume electric customers in Kahoka will see an electric rate increase of over 17 percent starting in July, while average users will see a much more modest 6.66 percent increase. The smallest users, those using less than 2000 kilowatt hours per…

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