Pondering

Great Is Thy Faithfulness My husband and I were traveling down the highway one wintery day, when out of the blue, the sun broke through the clouds, shined brightly on a farm house across the field, sending strength and encouragement to a little family on the hill. Totally awesome! Later, crossing a bridge, I exclaimed…

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Lady Indians Win Highland Consolation Title

By Mike Scott   The Clark County Lady Indians claimed the consolation title with a 41-28 win over the Knox County Lady Eagles.  The game was played on Friday, January 8, at Canton High School, with limited attendance due to COVID-19 restrictions.   Clark County scored first, and both teams struggled to put the ball…

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Reflections and Inspirations

Good News I appreciate our small town paper.  I read about people and events that are important to me.  So much of our news sources hash and rehash what “important” people in the greater world are doing, and saying. Mostly we hear what is wrong with our world, and about who we might blame. The…

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The Edina I Knew

Poems One of the things I remember fondly are the poems we were required to read and memorize in school. I remember we were required to recite them from memory in front of the class. I could memorize a poem rather quickly, and thus Miss Hudson would let those of us who might,  give our…

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On the Brighter Side

WINTER The air is cold and bites the nose, fingers and toes. New snow covers everything. Every little twig, wire and weed is outlined in hoarfrost making even the most ordinary things become things of great beauty at least for a little while. Tracks in the fresh snow reveal the activities of little mice, rabbits…

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Covid-19 in Knox County: Then and Now

By Lori Moots-Clair, Knox County Health Department Administrator As we enter the eleventh month since the first interview with The Edina Sentinel regarding Covid-19 we have seen many changes in Knox County, MO.  For the first four months, we saw no cases locally, while the metropolitan areas of the state were overwhelmed with cases.  We…

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VERNON ZUSPANN

VERNON ZUSPANN   Jacob Vernon Zuspann, age 94, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021, at his grandsons home rural Green Castle, Missouri.   Born on August 24, 1926, in Lewis County, Missouri, Vernon was the son of Clarence N. and Marguerite Battles Zuspann.     He was united in marriage to Ruth…

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Bonnie J. (Smyser) Glendinning

Bonnie J. (Smyser) Glendinning Bonnie J. (Smyser) Glendinning, 93, of Palmyra, passed away at 11:05 PM Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra, MO. The family is being served by Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, MO. A Graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday January 16, 2021 at…

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Knox County Swear-In

Knox County Swear-In – Knox County elected and reelected officials were sworn-in to office by Knox County Associate Circuit Judge Tom Redington in the courtroom of the Knox County Courthouse on Thursday morning, December 31, 2020. They are (left to right) newly elected Knox County Western District Commissioner Luther Green, reelected Knox County Coroner Alan…

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