Milan Food Bank Receives $5,000 Grant

The Food Bank receives $5,000 grant from Great Western Bank of Milan Columbia, Mo. – The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri announced today a $5,000 Making Life Great Grant from Great Western Bank of Milan to support the Buddy Pack Program at three schools in Sullivan County. Throughout The Food Bank’s 32-county service…

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Milan Airport Welcomes Crop-Dusters

Submitted by Clint Bogard The Crop-Dusters were pilots and airplanes of Chris Scrogin, Owner of Rice Flying Service LLC out of Corning, Arkansas, with nearby services based out of Marshall, Missouri’s Municipal Airport. The agricultural fertilizer was supplied by trucks and equipment led by Barry Reed, Manager of Milan’s MFA’s local Agricultural Services here in…

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WANDA LOUISE ROUSE

WANDA LOUISE ROUSE Wanda Louise Rouse, 74 years old, of Milan, Missouri, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan. Wanda was born September 7, 1946, to Earl and Wilma (White) Cordray. She married Bennie Branham and they had four children. She later married Bob Rouse and he preceded her…

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Blunt Talks Infrastructure, Broadband on Six City Tour of Northeast Missouri

By Mike Scott, NEMOnews Media Group United States Senator Roy Blunt held a six-community tour of northeast Missouri on Wednesday, June 30, addressing several important topics of interest to Missourians. The tour started in Perry, where he met with members of the Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments. There he discussed infrastructure and the response…

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Fair Queen and Junior Miss Competition Held

An excited crowd was on hand for the 2021 Sullivan County Fair Queen & Junior Miss Pageant on Monday, July 5, 2021. There were 3 young ladies vying for the Junior Miss title, and 5 ladies vying for the Fair queen title. Selected as the queen was Miss Jocelyn Perez. She is the daughter of…

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Theresa Ellen Dillard

Theresa Ellen Dillard, age 79, a resident of Laredo, Missouri, passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri. Theresa was born the daughter of Noel and Thelma (Rinehart) May on January 2, 1942, in Milan, Missouri. She was a 1960 graduate of Humphreys High School. Theresa was united in…

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MILDRED LORENE LUCAS

MILDRED LORENE LUCAS Mildred Lorene Lucas, age 87, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri. Mildred was born on June 17, 1934, in Novinger, Missouri, to Victor and Blanche (Roberts) May. On July 3 1954, Mildred was united in marriage to Paul Romane Lucas…

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SHARON RUTH PIERSON

SHARON RUTH PIERSON Sharon Ruth Pierson, 79, of Pollock, Missouri, passed away Thursday morning, July 1, 2021 in Liberty, Missouri. Sharon was born August 10, 1941 in Brookfield, Missouri, the daughter of Homer Johnson and Doris Ruth (Gudgell) Allen. She married Eldon Smith Pierson on May 10, 1959 at the Baptist Church in Wheeling, Missouri…

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LINDA KAY MAY

LINDA KAY MAY Linda Kay May, 68 years old, of Milan, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City. Linda was born April 15, 1953, in Princeton to Ernest Lee and Clydella Leticia (Fairley) Sandefur; they preceded her in death. On November 24, 1974, in Harris she married…

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SCMH Recieves Matching Safety Grant

Sullivan County Memorial Hospital has been awarded a $6,812 matching safety grant from Missouri Employers Mutual-MEM. The safety grant helped SCMH purchase two EZ Way Smart lifts. These patient lifts and assists, provide staff with mechanical lift assist to transfer patients who are unable to stand or bear weight. These lifts help hospital staff lift…

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