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One Arrested After Bomb and Death Threats Made at Knox County Courthouse

By Echo Menges The Edina Police Department made one arrest following online threats to the Knox County Courthouse and two court personnel on Friday morning, August 5, 2021. Lucas Thery, 35, of Edina was taken into custody after posting a live video of himself allegedly egging the courthouse and threatening to blow up and kill…

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EARL RICHARD “DICK” HOPKINS

EARL RICHARD “DICK” HOPKINS Earl Richard “Dick” Hopkins, age 83, of Edina, Missouri, passed away, Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the Samaritan Hospital in Macon, Missouri. Born on May 24, 1938, in Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri, Dick was a son of Earl Rudolph “Hootie” and Geneva Marie Bartlett Hopkins. In October of 1958, he was…

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JOSEPH EDWIN DAVIS

JOSEPH EDWIN DAVIS Joseph Edwin Davis, age 74, of Durham, Missouri, passed away peacefully on August 1, 2021, in his home surrounded by family. Born on September 26, 1946, in LaBelle, Missouri, Joe was the son of Glover S. and Juanita “Peg” Marie Casto Davis. He was united in marriage to Darlene Ann Leona Turner…

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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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Rutledge Renegades

Martin Guinn & Reva Hustead went to Hannibal-Palmyra-Qcy. On Friday they went to Kirksville.  They ate lunch with Jenny & Randy Walker. Neta Phillips went to Kirksville. Don Tague reported Sat morning that he had hit a deer. Some of those in this week were:  Bob Rouse, Neta Phillips, Dale Tague, Dorothy, Bob Hunolt, Leon…

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BUDDY FUNK

Vernon Francis “Buddy” Funk, Jr., 87, of Hurdland, Missouri, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020 at the Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.   Buddy was born on December 19, 1932, in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Vernon Francis Sr. and Alpha Avis Peavler Funk.   He was raised in Kirksville and graduated…

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Online Auction House Opens in Edina

By Echo Menges Back in the late winter, when the pandemic was just becoming an American reality, businesses far and wide, along with the economy, began taking on some remarkable hits, which are continuing to ripple around the world. It’s a wonder that little Edina has given birth to a few locally owned businesses, which,…

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