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School Board Approves Elementary Redistricting Plan

By Mike Scott After first floating the idea two months ago, the Clark County R-1 school board approve a plan to change the boundaries for Black Hawk and Running Fox Elementary schools. The plan is a move to help crowding conditions at Black Hawk. The plan will eventually require elementary students living in Revere and…

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Clark County R-1 Graduation

Sixty-two Clark County R-1 seniors took place in Commencement Ceremonies on Sunday, May 15. Earning their diplomas were Donald Anderson, Cayden Barlow, David Benjamin, Drake Bollin, Dane Brewer, Klayden Brown, Luke Brown, Brayden Brunk, Grace Buschling, Kaytelenn Buschling, Eleanor Cameron, Carson Clark, Nichole Cline, Jillian Crane, Damara Daniels, Halea Davis, Ada.yn Denham, Alexis Ellison, Noah…

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Courtney Excels in Tractor Pulling

By Emily Bontrager Richard Courtney, 75, has been participating in tractor pulls since 2010. Richard was born on his family farm north of Luray, Missouri and his parents were Annabelle and Alva Courtney. After graduating from the Kahoka Public School, Richard spent two years in the army. After serving in the army, he returned home…

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Multiple Resurfacing Projects Scheduled to Begin in Northeast District

HANNIBAL – Drivers will begin to see a lot of activity in Missouri Department of Transportation’s Northeast District as preparations begin for multiple resurfacing projects. Temporary traffic impacts can be expected, beginning the week of May 9, as work begins on 12 miles of Clark County Route H, from Missouri Route 81 to U.S. Route…

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Steve Martin Comedy “Meteor Shower” To Be Presented By Great River Players

Wild and crazy characters? Check. Clever wordplay? Check. Absurd situations? Check. It must be a Steven Martin comedy. Great River Players will continue their 42nd season of bringing quality, live theater to the tri-state area with Steve Martin’s chaotic comedy, “Meteor Shower”. Written by the famed actor, comedian, playwright, musician and producer, this tumultuous play…

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Eight Second Ride: The Courage of a Bull Rider

By Emily McAfee The roar of a crowd fills the air, as the bull rider steps into the arena. This is an all too familiar sound for rodeo fans, because bull riding is a sport like no other. Each cowboy has eight seconds to entertain the crowd. However, this is not an easy task, because…

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Clark County FFA Knowledge Team Wins State Competition

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 22, 2022 – The Clark County FFA Chapter won the FFA knowledge career development event at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 53 teams in the competition. The team members include Harrison Parker, Meghan Walker, Braydon Thompson and Aiden Pienge. Parker placed second, Walker placed fifth, Thompson placed 19th and Pienge…

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Keokuk Man Arrested After Pursuit

On Saturday April 9, 2022 at 2148 hours, Jerry Myer Caviness of Keokuk, Iowa, was arrested by members of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, following a pursuit that started in Lee County, Iowa, at approximately 9:15 p.m. Caviness who had outstanding felony warrants in Clark County, Missouri and Lee County, Iowa was arrested approximately four…

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A Cowboy’s Protection: The Bravery of a Bullfighter

By Emily McAfee A nod of the head…that is what a bullfighter is waiting for. The nod tells everyone that the bull rider is ready to ride. The bucking chute door is pulled open quickly and the bull and rider fly out, the bull bucking and turning as hard as it can to rid the…

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Leaving A Legacy

By Mike Scott Not every business leaves a legacy lasting hundreds of years. Whiston Construction marked March 31, 2022 as their final day in business, but their seven decades of service will still stand for many years to come. On Friday, April 1, I sat down with the newly-retired Mike Whiston to hear the story…

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