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Sullivan County Election Results

The following information was provided by the Sullivan County Clerk’s Office for the April 6, 2021 General Municipal Election. Browning Mayor R. Dean Spencer 2 Alderman At Large Browning vote for two Chad Gooch 3 Jackie Lynn Flummer 2 Board Member Pollock vote for five Shirley Seidel 7 Phyllis Blondefield 7 Riley Lily 7 David…

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Milan Elks Lodge Members Recognized

The Milan Elks Lodge met recently to recognize members of the lodge for 2020. Scott Frazier received the Elk of the Year award. This award can only go to a member who isn’t an officer. Since Scott has joined, he has helped in most of the functions and will be the 2021-2022 esquire. This is…

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EDUCATION MATTERS #78

By Dr. Ben Yocom-Milan C2 School District Supt. “Striving For Excellence In Everything” If you have not noticed – we are already in APRIL! The spring activities are in Full Force and personally, I vividly remember last April and the extreme uncertainty present during that particular time. While the uncertainty is not as intense, the…

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Milan City Council Meeting Minutes

March 15, 2021 – The Mayor and Board of Aldermen of Milan, Missouri met for a regular meeting at the Milan City Hall, 212 E. 2nd Street, on March 15, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. with the following Aldermen present: Steve Hill, Randy McCollum, Trudy Schnelle, Rebecca Bennett, Richard Head and Lesa Smith. Also present: Mayor…

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Radio Man Reflects on Hall of Fame Career

By Troy Treasure, NEMONews Media Group KMEM-Memphis Sport Director Donnie Middleton’s family loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball of the 1950s and 60s – especially his mother, Elaine. Broadcasts of then mostly daytime games brought the voice of St. Louis play-by-play man Harry Caray into the Middleton’s Downing residence in eastern Schuyler County. Donnie Middleton eventually…

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Wildcats Drop Home Opener

The long-awaited baseball season began after Mother Nature took care of the preceding week of games. The Milan Wildcats were host to the North Harrison Shamrocks in the home season opener on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. This was a non-conference battle, next year the Shamrocks will be joining the Grand Rivers Conference. The Wildcats fell…

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Wildcat Players Receive Basketball Honors

BASKETBALL ALL STATE SELECTION Cadence Pauley was selected to the First Team All-State Class lll squad. Also Cadence Pauley was recognized by the Missouri Basketball Coaches’ Association, the Class lll Girls’ Basketball as Player of the Year. This is quite a feat considering Milan was elevated from Class ll to Class lll this post season.…

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Sullivan County To Receive Nearly $1.2 Million In Stimulus Funds

Local Communities Will Also Receive More Money By Mike Scott, NEMOnews Media Group Sullivan County, and every municipality in Sullivan County, will soon be the beneficiary of more stimulus money from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). This economic stimulus bill was signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11. Nationwide,…

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Tax Deadline Extended To May 17, 2021

Governor Mike Parson announced on March 19, 2021, that the Missouri Department of Revenue is extending the state individual tax filing and payment deadline for the 2020 tax year from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. “As our state continues recovering from COVID-19, we understand that many Missourians are still feeling the effects of…

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Easter Church Service Schedule

The Green City Methodist Church is having Maundy Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Green City. St. Mary’s Catholic Church will be having Mass at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Friday, April 2, services will be at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 3, Mass will be at 8:30…

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