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Mount Horeb Church celebrates anniversary

Even the hot weather didn’t stop 21 people from celebrating the 189th anniversary of Mount Horeb Baptist Church on Aug. 6. The historic church had its annual homecoming, where the attendees …

Livestock auction sets new record

After she sold her steer at the Montgomery County Fair Junior Livestock Auction on July 21 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds Youth Arena, Malerie Schutt had mixed emotions. The member of the …

MCMS students attend FCCLA conference

Lily Hillebrand and Alaina Zerr enjoyed a memorable vacation on June 29-July 3. The eighth graders from Montgomery County Middle School made the 1,729-mile trip to San Diego, Calif., to attend the …

Montgomery City library’s reading program is a success

The Montgomery City Public Library Community Room was turned into a concert when Dino O’Dell arrived for his music storytelling presentation on July 25. For an hour, O’Dell had all of …
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Ernest (Loren) Stroup, Jr., a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, passed away on August 16, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday August 20, 2022, at Myers Funeral Home in …
Byron H. Tate, 85, of Osage Beach, formerly of Montgomery City, died on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, surrounded by family. Byron H. Tate was born on January …
George N. "Sonny" Stevenson of Montgomery City passed away on August 10, 2022 at the age of 68. Sonny was born December 18, 1953 in McKittrick to the late George and Mildred Stevens. Sonny is …
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Johnson gets in the groove at UMSL

University of Missouri-St. Louis sophomore Haeley Johnson competed in the biggest meet of her brief collegiate track career on May 6-7. The former Montgomery County standout participated in the …

Parker brothers bring spark to Columbia College

Carson and Collin Parker were back together on the basketball court this winter. This time, the brothers from Montgomery County were teammates of the Columbia College basketball team. The …

Finke shines for CMU track

Renee Finke was a solid addition to the Central Methodist University women’s track team this year. The two-time high jump state champion from Montgomery County High School was the …

Flake makes mark for HLGU hoops

When Taylor Flake began her freshman season with the Hannibal-LaGrange women’s basketball team in November, she always had her mother, Kelly, on her mind. Kelly was diagnosed with cancer in …
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