Knox County Fair Royalty

FAIR ROYALTY – The Knox County 4-H/FFA Fair Royalty Coronation was held on Monday evening, July 12, 2021, at the 4-H/FFA Pavilion in Edina. All Fair Royalty Candidates are shown above. They are: (back row/ left to right) Princess Candidate Kalli Parrish, Queen Candidate Michaela Hettinger, 2021 Fair Queen Lane James, 2021 Fair King Levi…

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Knox County 4-H/Fair Held at Edina Town Square

By Echo Menges The 2021 Knox County 4-H/ FFA Fair went off without a hitch last week. The fair was hosted at the 4-H/FFA Pavilion north of the Knox County Courthouse in Edina for the last time for the foreseeable future. Plans have been laid for the Edina City Lake property to host upcoming fair…

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JANICE “KAY” KIRSCHMAN

JANICE “KAY” KIRSCHMAN Janice “Kay” Kirschman, 75, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021 at La Plata Nursing Home. Kay was born in Bannock County, Idaho on February 17, 1946, the daughter of Richard Melvin Snyder and Margaret Lucille Morrison Snyder. She was united in marriage to James Lyle Kirschman (New England, ND)…

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ALVIN MORRIS MOUTRIE

ALVIN MORRIS MOUTRIE Alvin Morris Moutrie passed away July 16th, at the University of Iowa Hospital. Funeral service will be at noon on Wednesday, July 21, at Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, with military rites by the Henry County Honor Guard. Visitation will be held 10:00 a.m. until service time. Celebration of Life…

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ROBERTA KATHLEEN ANDERSON

ROBERTA KATHLEEN ANDERSON Roberta Kathleen Anderson, age 95, of Edina, Missouri, died Friday, July 16, 2021 at Northeast Missouri Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. She was born March 2, 1926 near Novelty, MO the fourth daughter of Robert Johnson Perry and Grace Myrtle Perry (Welsh). She was united in marriage to Leroy Edward Anderson on…

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WILLIAM JEFFERY “JEFF” SMITH

WILLIAM JEFFERY “JEFF” SMITH William Jeffery “Jeff” Smith, age 71, of Centralia, MO formerly of Novelty, MO, passed away Tuesday morning, July 15, 2021. Jeff was born May 9, 1950, in Kirksville, MO, the son of Will Edwin “Buck” Smith and Ruth Howerton Smith. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Jane “Janie” Parsons on…

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“We’re Tickled To Be Here”

Kentucky Headhunters Grant Exclusive Interview With Doug Phelps to The Edina Sentinel By Echo Menges The well-known band, the Kentucky Headhunters, packed the Hurdland Park on the Fourth of July for Hurdland’s 149th Annual 4th of July Celebration. Band members Fred Young (drums), Richard Young (rhythm guitar), Greg Martin (lead guitar) and Doug Phelps (bass…

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KC Eagle Runner Beats Bone Transplant Surgery For State Championship

By David Sharp Knox County sophomore Austin Jansen was the youngest member of Knox County’s 2021 Class 1 State Championship 4×400 meter relay team. Junior Jacob Becker, Austin Jansen along with Seniors Coltin Morrow and Conner Hayes carry the distinction of being the first Knox County R-I High School boys to win state track and…

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MARIA THERESA BERRY

MARIA THERESA BERRY Maria Theresa Berry, 43, passed away suddenly on July 7, 2021 in St. Louis, MO. She was born on October 14, 1977 in Kirksville, MO. She is the daughter of Kenneth and Marianne (Santapaul) Berry. She lived her entire life in Edina, Missouri. Maria attended St. Joseph School in Edina, and graduated…

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CAROL EDWIN (DOC) ISOM

CAROL EDWIN (DOC) ISOM Carol Edwin (Doc) Isom passed away on July 2, 2021 at the Harry S. Truman Veteran’s Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. “Doc” was born on October 12, 1933 in East St. Louis, Ill to Lucille (Stephens) Isom and Waldo B Isom, M.D. He grew up in Knox City, MO and…

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