Head of Palmyra's school nutrition services named Director of the Year
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Head of Palmyra's school nutrition services named Director of the Year

Morgan Ramey, the Palmyra School District's director of nutrition services, has been recognized with a "Director of the Year" award for her work with Opaa Food Management.

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Former Bowling Green Masonic Temple might contain 1800s-era time capsule
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Former Bowling Green Masonic Temple might contain 1800s-era time capsule

A Masonic Lodge member believes a time capsule is hidden within the only gray stone in an old brick Masonic Temple, and he is working with the city to see that the stone - and potentially the capsule itself, if it is there - remains undamaged.

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Vandalia woman airlifted to hospital after driving into tree

A Vandalia, Mo., woman was taken by Air Evac to Blessing Hospital on Friday after the vehicle she was driving left the road and struck a tree.

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Illinois, Missouri see employment gains during August

QUINCY -- Illinois saw modest employment gains in the past year that didn't keep pace with national job growth. Jeff Mays, director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, wishes he had a better monthly report than the one released by the agency

Police & Courts

Ralls County police agencies now using Marion County 911

The Ralls County Sheriff's Department and three local police departments are now using the Marion County 911 system for emergency dispatching because of a dispute with the Ralls County 911 service.

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NECAC plans more extensive background checks for voucher applicants

The North East Community Action Corporation plans to start excluding more people with criminal backgrounds from receiving federal rental-assistance vouchers.

NEMO Humane Society fundraiser set for Saturday
Hannibal News

NEMO Humane Society fundraiser set for Saturday

The Northeast Missouri Humane Society will hold its annual fundraiser 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in Central Park. This year's theme is "Safety Dog."

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Palmyra City Council hears concerns about new group home in town

A group of residents filled the Palmyra City Council chambers Thursday to express concern about a home for the developmentally disabled that opened in their neighborhood a month ago.

CONCERT REVIEW: Billy Joel at Busch Stadium
Entertainment

CONCERT REVIEW: Billy Joel at Busch Stadium

Busch Stadium was filled with the roars of the crowd, flies, swats and massive hits all night long. Unfortunately for local fans, the Cardinals were out of town. Billy Joel, on the other hand, had his massive stage show set up in left-center field and played to a sold-out crowd.

YMCA of Hannibal pool back open after renovation
Hannibal News

YMCA of Hannibal pool back open after renovation

The Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the reopening of the YMCA of Hannibal's newly renovated swimming pool with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. The pool had been closed to members since July 8 and reopened Sept. 5.

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