Fire of “suspicious nature” south of Edgar Springs

October 21, 2020

By Shari Harris, Publisher Six fire departments and the Missouri Department of Conservation responded to a fire north of County Road 6250 in southern Phelps County Saturday evening. Edgar Springs Fire Protection District Chief Ernie Coverdell reports the fire was of a suspicious nature and is being investigated further. The Edgar Springs Fire Protection District…

Deadly week on area roads

October 21, 2020

By Shari Harris, Publisher Two fatality accidents were reported by the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) Troop G in Texas County this week, and one in neighboring Wright County. A fourth fatality occurred in Troop I, north of Dixon. The first accident occurred at 9:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, five miles south of…

A dream realized and to be shared

October 21, 2020

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor There are times when personal need prompts entrepreneurship. Such is the inspiration of The Grand Black event venue located three miles south of Licking at 11084 Hwy. 137. When Scott and Melissa Werkmeister’s niece planned her wedding, there was difficulty in locating the desired venue, a barn. Even after locating…

Trucks and tractors return to Licking

October 21, 2020

Latest E-Edition

National Headlines