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Church Celebrates 125 Years

 The First Baptist Church of Wayland will observe its 125th anniversary throughout the day on Sunday, April 21. During its existence, the church has enrolled over fourteen-hundred members, as well as serving people in the community. Through the years, forty-nine different pastors have shepherded the flock in either full or part-time capacity. We are grateful…

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 New Padded Cell at Clark County Jail

By Emily Bontrager  In November of 2023, the Clark County Jail upgraded their detox cell into a fully padded safety cell.  Padded jail cells have become essential to keep inmates and staff members safe. The padded cells are also known as seclusion rooms, violent rooms, de-escalation rooms, detoxification rooms, and cool down rooms.  The padded…

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Civil War Veteran Memorial Planned for June 8

 A Civil War veteran Capt. Benjamin Shane Palmer, will receive the lasting recognition he so richly deserves during a Memorial Service and Gravesite Ceremony at Buskirk Cemetery. Family, friends, and anyone interested in Civil War and Scotland County history are welcome to attend the service, which will begin at 10:30 am, Saturday, June 8 of…

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Upgrades at Clark County Sheriff Office Dispatch Center

 By Emily Bontrager  In November of 2023, the Clark County Sheriff Office Dispatch Center upgraded their Dispatch Radio equipment to the Zetron MAX Dispatch unit. The new system was set up by A & W Communications.  According to Clark County Sheriff Shawn Webster, the cost of the upgrade was around $89,000 and was funded by…

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Clark County Voters Signal Desire for Change in Municipal Election

 By Mike Scott  In the April 2 Municipal Election, Clark County voters opted for newcomers over incumbents in races across the board.  Deana Hunziker-Ball and Broderick Bush emerged victorious as the new faces on the Clark County R-1 School Board, securing 415 and 312 votes respectively. Incumbent Charles West lost his seat with only 294…

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My Turn: A Letter From The Editor

 Today marks 21 years since Sue and I purchased The Media, The Edina Sentinel and the LaBelle Star from Hazel Bledsoe Smith.  As I sit at my desk thinking about the past 21 years, the technology changes stand out.  Back in 2003, The Media was still laid out by hand on large white cardboard layout…

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Rainbow Assembly Holds Installation

 The Clark County Rainbow Assembly #107 held their installation of officers on Monday, March 18th. Officers for the 2024 year are (back L-R) Khloe Ball, Worthy Advisor, Riley Bartels, Hope, Layna Bartels, Faith, (front L-R) Macie Hopp, Worthy Associate Advisor, Kalli Ball, Charity.

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Clark County Election Preview: Candidates and Propositions on the Ballot

 (NEMOnews-AI) In the upcoming April 2, 2024, General Municipal Election in Clark County, voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots for various offices and propositions. Here is a preview of the candidates and propositions that will be on the ballot:  Clark County Road Tax Proposition:  Shall the County of Clark continue to impose…

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 St. Patrick Celebration 

The St. Patrick’s Day celebration was in full swing at the Shrine of St. Patrick on Sunday, March 17. The events began with Mass, followed by Historical Preservation Awards. Mike Whiston presented information on the building of Shrine, and the Leprechaun 5K Run/Walk took place outside.  Photo by Mike Scott. 

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Young Named MAMP President

 By Emily Bontrager  Eric Young has been named this year’s president for the Missouri Association of Meat Processors.  MAMP was founded in 1939 and the association is made up of meat processors and suppliers in Missouri. MAMP helps these processors and suppliers promote their products and businesses.  Eric, 49, lives in Revere, MO with his…

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