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Killday and Kriegshauser Embark on Central Missouri Honor Flight

By Tammy Witherspoon, Reprinted with permission from the Advertiser in Eldon, MO Serendipity: The occurrence and development of events, by chance, in a happy or beneficial way. Serendipty is a word that could be used to describe a lifelong friendship between Eldon residents Dennis Killday and Mike Kriegshauser that culminated in being on the first…

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NEMOnews Media Group Earns 11 Awards During MO Press Convention

NEMOnews Media Group brought home eleven awards from the 2022 Missouri Press Association Convention, held September 15-17 at the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark. The Edina Sentinel received eight awards, including a first place to Echo Menges for Best Photo Illustration. The Sentinel also received a second place award in Best Sports Feature…

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ELIZABETH CLAIRE WEHRMANN

ELIZABETH CLAIRE WEHRMANN Elizabeth Claire Wehrmann, age 96, of LaBelle, Missouri, passed away Friday, September 16, 2022, in the LaBelle Manor in LaBelle, MO. She was born March 12, 1926, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the daughter of Alvin Thomas and Mildred Marie Hopkins Martin. She was united in marriage to Lloyd William Wehrmann on August…

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Crowds Return for 2022 Knox County Corn Festival

Terry “Red” Callahan and Mike Fox are shown pulling the Knox County Navy Veterans Corn Festival Parade Float on Saturday morning, September 10, 2022, ahead of the annual parade. Look for more photos in this week and next week’s editions of The Edina Sentinel and on The Edina Sentinel Facebook page! Photo by Echo Menges

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Lady Eagles Blank Mustangs

By David Sharp Abby Becker keyed a seven run Knox County second inning with a grand slam home run over the left field fence during a 15-0 win over Marion County (2-4) in three innings. The September 6, 2022 contest was played at Knox County. Marion County threatened in their first inning but could not…

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CLETUS E. STONE

CLETUS E. STONE Cletus E. Stone, 85, formerly of Palmyra, passed away at 2:00 am Thursday, September 1, 2022, at his home in San Antonio, Texas. Cletus’s Life Celebration and visitation was held on Thursday September 8, 2022, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, MO. A Memorial service with Full Military rites was performed…

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Vehicle Crashes Into Nursing Home, No Injuries Reported

 LaBelle, MO – Friday, September 9, 2022 – A vehicle crashed into the south facing dining room wall of the LaBelle Manor Care Center on Friday morning, according to the nursing home administrator Kelli Strange Pinson. No one was injured inside or outside of the building during the crash. “There were people in the…

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TERRENCE JOSEPH TERRY KILLDAY

TERRENCE JOSEPH TERRY KILLDAY Terrence Joseph Terry Killday, 83, of Winchester, Illinois, answered his last trouble call and walked his last line on Thursday, September 1, 2022. Terry peacefully left this world surrounded by the love of his family at his home. He was born on February 18, 1939, the son of Robert D. Killday…

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DONALD PRATT ROPER

DONALD PRATT ROPER Donald Pratt Roper, 75, of Newark, Missouri, passed away August 14, 2022, at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia. Donald was born on September 5, 1946, in Bloomfield, Missouri, a son of Hershel Wendell and Bessie Linville Roper. He served his nation in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam…

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CAROLYN SUE (CAMPBELL) TOWNES

CAROLYN SUE (CAMPBELL) TOWNES Carolyn was born in Kirksville, Missouri, to Junior and Neva Mae (Christman) Campbell of Hurdland, Missouri, on September 9, 1942. She graduated from Hurdland High School in 1960 as salutatorian. Carolyn attended Northeast Missouri State Teacher’s College in 1961. She married Herbert Edward Townes on May 22, 1961. They moved to…

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