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Missouri State Senate Report 06-16-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Honoring Old Glory It was 1777, and the war for independence had been raging for two years already. Countless men had fought and died in the name of freedom. While these brave patriots fought for the same cause and were united by their ideals, the flag that flew with

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Mounce KOs Opponent at Strike Night 13

Nickie Mounce of Gravois Mills knocked out opponent Deon Smith of Jefferson City Saturday, May 28 during the third round of their bout at Strike Night 13 in Kansas City. “It was a tough fight against a good opponent,” said coach Damon Shewmaker. “Nickie came out as usual – aggressive – and never let up.”

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Nickels and Sense 06-16-22

by Bryan E. Jones, Publisher I Pledge Allegiance, to the Flag … In March, I had the opportunity to visit the Betsy Ross house in Philadelphia. A reenactor sat in period costume in one of the small rooms of the modest home and answered my probing questions about this oft-misunderstood woman. Conclusion? While she may

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Chad William Martin

Ryan and Lizzie Martin of Barnett are the parents of a son born Sunday, June 5, 2022 at home. The baby, Chad William, weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are John Ray and Lizzie Nolt of Barnett. Paternal grandparents are Lynn and Sara Martin of Fortuna. Maternal great-grandparents are

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CMU Announces Spring Dean’s List

Central Methodist University in Fayette recently announced the Spring 2022 Dean’s List. More than 900 students across all campuses and online learning met the requirements for placement, including a grade point average of 3.50 or higher for the semester. The following local students were among those meeting the requirements: Cadence Jean Lutman, Constance Joann Lepley,

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Students Awarded Memorial Scholarships

The following students have been awarded the Stephen and Helen Drysdale Memorial Scholarships for the 2022-2023 school year: Bentley Elliott, Cylan Burns, Elizabeth Rush, Hailey Colvin, Kyle Flieger, Eva Manuel, Noah Dykzeul, Kannen Wilson, Riley Rademann, Harlee Lawless and Cole Wilson. These scholarships are awarded for either two or four-year colleges, universities, or technical schools

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