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NEMOnews Media Group Earns 11 Awards

NEMOnews Media Group brought home eleven awards from the 2022 Missouri Press Association Convention, held September 15-17 at the Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark. The Memphis Democrat earned a third place award for Best Feature Story for Echo Menges’ “WWII Sailor Laid To Rest” story. The Media in Kahoka won a first place…

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Milan High School Homecoming Queen Candidates

Shown from left to right: Freshman Marian Dabney; daughter of John and Andrea Dabney, Sophomore Destiny Deleon; daughter of Nelson and Rosa Deleon, Junior Celeste Nlandu; daughter of Anette Yengo, Senior Mercisse Muswamba; daughter of Jerry Ngandu and Tyty Mujinga, and the Candidate At Large Emily Menchaca daughter of Abel Menchaca and Rosa Garcia. Photo…

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Sullivan County Farm Family Recognized During Missouri State Fair

Submitted by Brooke Dodson Milan, Mo. ― Jarred and Missy Sayre and family of (Milan) were among the families honored during the 64th annual Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 15 at the Missouri State Fair. The Sayre family was selected as the Sullivan County Missouri Farm Family by University of Missouri Extension in Sullivan County…

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New Vet Office Opens in Milan

Submitted by Jaime Letner Rockin’ J Veterinary Services, LLC is a new mixed animal veterinary practice owned and operated by Dr. Jake and Jaime Letner in Milan, Missouri. Dr. Letner grew up in Mercer County where he was a graduate of Princeton R-V High School. Dr. Letner graduated from University of Missouri College of Veterinary…

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First Missouri Bank is Now Verimore Bank

Submitted by Ken Honeck BROOKFIELD, Mo. (August 29, 2022) – First Missouri Bank – a full-service community bank with locations throughout Northern Missouri – announces it will change its name to Verimore Bank as of today, August 29, 2022. The Brookfield, Missouri-based bank will maintain its current staff and local ownership comprised of individuals who…

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Green City Welcomes New Mayor

Submitted by Rachael Hall, Green City Clerk At the City Council meeting on August 4, Mayor Taylor made the tough decision to resign as Mayor. In April, 2013, Charity Taylor was elected to the Board of Alderman as one of the Southward Alderwoman. She served as Alderwoman until she was elected Mayor in April, 2017,…

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