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Kahoka Loses Largest Water Customer

By Mike Scott The City of Kahoka’s water system is losing its largest customer, less than two weeks before a special February 7 election to allow the City of Kahoka to borrow up to $8,000,000 dollars to build a new water filtration/treatment system and a new water transmission running from its wells in Wayland back…

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Dr. Aaron Neisen Joins Medical Staff at Scotland County Hospital

Dr. Aaron Neisen is joining the medical staff of Scotland County Hospital and Clinics in Memphis. He is accepting patients of all ages at Memphis Medical Services. He is board certified in Family Medicine and a native of Lewistown, MO. He recently moved back to that community with his wife, Stephanie, and three little boys:…

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Kahoka Voters To Decide On $8 Million Dollar Water Bond

By Mike Scott In less than two weeks, in a February 7 Special Election, Kahoka voters will decide whether or not to allow the city to borrow up to eight million dollars to improve its water quality by building a new water generation/filtration plant and replace the 50-plus- year-old transmission line running from the wells…

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Esther E. Briscoe

Esther E. Briscoe, 101, of Kahoka and formerly of Williamstown, passed away at 4:28 am on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at her daughter’s home in Kahoka. She was born on July 3, 1921, in rural Williamstown, the daughter of the late Charles Henry & Edith Mae (Brookhart) Welker. She married Raymond D. Briscoe on November…

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Lyle Dean Miller, Jr.

Lyle Dean Miller, Jr. 1960-2023   Lyle Dean Miller, Jr., 62 of Keokuk, IA died Thursday, January 12, 2023 at his home. He was born July 29, 1960 in Keokuk the son of Lyle Sr. and Betty Mortimer Miller. On February 14, 2014, Lyle was united in marriage to Judy Kay Conover in Keokuk.   She…

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Nelma Louise Goodale

Nelma Louise Goodale, 83, of Kahoka, passed away at 11:18 am on Monday, January 16, 2023, at the Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka. She was born on November 10, 1939, in Alexandria, the daughter of the late John Albert & Pearl Louise (Evermon) Gregory. Nelma graduated from Kahoka High School in 1958. She married…

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BEVERLY ANN DIETERICH

BEVERLY ANN DIETERICH Arbela, Missouri 1942 – 2023 Beverly A. Dieterich, 80, of Arbela, MO passed away Thursday, January 12, 2023, in her home at Arbela, MO. The daughter of James C. and Annette (Groth) Janssen, she was born in Lincoln, IL on May 23, 1942. She grew up on a farm near Kenney, IL,…

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HUGH LEE SUMMERS

HUGH LEE SUMMERS Hugh Lee Summers, 91, of Kahoka passed away January 12, 2023, at the Clark County Nursing Home. Hugh was born August 30, 1931, on the family farm at Cordele, Georgia, the third son of Oscar Heard Summers and Nancy Estelle (Dorough) Summers. Hugh graduated from East Crisp High School in 1949. He…

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GERALD “GERRY” EAVES JR.

GERALD “GERRY” EAVES JR. Gerald “Gerry” Eaves Jr., 86, of Fort Madison, Iowa and formerly of Revere, passed away at 12:10 am on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at The Madison Nursing Care Center in Fort Madison, Iowa. He was born on February 27, 1936, in Fort Madison, Iowa, the son of the late Roy G.…

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KAY MURPHY

KAY MURPHY Kay Murphy, 84, of Columbia and formerly of Clark County, passed away at 10:49 am on Sunday, January 8, 2023, at The Neighborhoods Nursing Care in Columbia. She was born on April 3, 1938 in Galesburg, Illinois, the daughter of the late Allen George & Frances (Popel) Murphy. Kay graduated from Kahoka High…

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