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FAIRFIELD, Ia.- Human remains were discovered Wednesday in Chautauqua Park in Fairfield, Iowa.  The remains have been confirmed to be those of Fairfield High School Spanish teacher Nohema Graber, who had been reported missing earlier that day. Special agents from the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigations (DCI) conducted a preliminary investigation into the circumstances surrounding […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- Since the mid-1990’s, the local face of Philips Lifeline Medical Alert System has been Brenda Prather at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO. The face of that local service has changed as of November 1st and Lezah Cline is now managing that service for the Hospital as Brenda Prather retires from that responsibility. […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri agricultural lenders are invited to seminars hosted by University of Missouri Extension agricultural business and policy specialists. Each year, leading economists and ag business and policy specialists from MU Extension, Missouri Department of Agriculture and the MU Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute provide updates for agricultural lenders. Topics include market […]

(Kirksville, MO) — The Kirksville Police Department is pleased to announce the hiring of a new Police Officer, Michael Davis.  Officer Michael Davis began his duties with KPD on November 1, 2021. Officer Michael Davis is a 2019 graduate of the Law Enforcement Training Center in Moberly, Missouri.  Officer Michael Davis has prior law enforcement […]

INDIANAPOLIS, In.- A local FFA chapter has brought home a national championship.  The North Shelby FFA Conduct of Chapter Meetings team traveled to Indianapolis last week to compete in the national finals.  The event was held in conjunction with the 94th National FFA Convention.  Participants of the Conduct of Chapter Meetings Leadership Development Event are […]

EDINA, Mo.-  A LaBelle man has been re-charged with several crimes, including murder.  Knox County Prosecuting Attorney Andrew Boster filed 12 charges against 39-year old Wesley Ruggles last Tuesday in Knox County Circuit Court.  Ruggles and another Kirksville man were originally charged in relation to an incident on June 13th of this year.  At that […]

The Tiger Stripes character words are respect, honesty, perseverance, teamwork, fairness, citizenship, responsibility, cooperation, and pride. The staff at SCR-1 junior high and high school has selected the following students for October Student of the Month: Junior High:  Lane Pflum, Matyson Buford, Wesley McSparren, Avery Cowell Senior High: Amiah Durham, Hunter Sapp, Corbin Blessing, Hayden Long, Hugh Baker, Carson Miller, […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – The Missouri Livestock Symposium will recognize Dr. David Patterson as the inaugural recipient of the Missouri Livestock Symposium Achievement Award. Dr. Patterson will become a member of the Missouri Livestock Symposium Hall of Fame and will be inducted at a ceremony at the Symposium on Friday evening, December 3in Kirksville, MO. According […]

On Friday the Wapello County Sheriff’s Office received two separate thefts reports within an hour apart. The first report was in the 10,000 block of Highland Center Road and the second one was in the 13,000 block of 120th Avenue. It was determined that both thefts happened around 3AM-6AM. Highland Center Road Burglary- The suspect […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- A Memphis man is behind bars as a result of an earlier shooting incident.  Memphis Police Captain Bill Holland tells KMEM News that 58-year old Richard Michael Soltis was arrested on Friday after being placed on a 24-hour investigative hold on Thursday.  The arrest stems from an incident that occurred on Saturday, September […]