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Milan City Council Discusses KTVO’s Sky Cam Proposal

City Council Minutes submitted by Lisa Sharp, City Clerk The Mayor and Board of Aldermen of Milan, Missouri met for a regular meeting at the Milan City Hall, 212 E. 2nd Street, on May 2, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. with the following Aldermen present: Randy McCollum, Ed Reger, Richard Head and Lesa Smith. Also present:…

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Green City R-1 School Graduation Class of 2022

GREEN CITY GRADUATION was held Sunday, May 15, 2022. Andi Foster gave the graduation address. Valedictorian and Summa Cum Laude was Christopher Carter and Salutatorian was Laydon Fields. Pictured is the – front row (left to right): Emma Jepson, Kiah Wilson, Madison Lunsford, Olivia Morris, Celeste Athon, Hallie Kimmel, and Gracie Foster; back row (left…

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Newtown-Harris FFA Dairy Foods Team Places Fourth In State Competition

The Newtown-Harris FFA Chapter placed fourth in the Dairy Foods Career Development Event at the Missouri State FFA Convention on April 22nd. There were 50 teams in the competition. The team members include Johannes Oaks, Grant Oaks, Carly Smith and Landry Oaks. Johannes placed 13th individually, while Grant was 18th, Landry 20th and Carly 41st…

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Newtown-Harris FFA Chapter Attends State FFA Convention

Ten members from the Newtown-Harris FFA Chapter attended the State FFA Convention in Columbia, Missouri on April 21th-22nd, 2022. Pictured back row (left to right): Tristen Faulkner, Matthew Wells, Cale Miller, Nathan Wells, Johannes Oaks, and Grant Oaks; and front row (left to right): Carly Smith, Landry Oaks, Advisor Stephanie Oaks, Andrea Pendergraft, and Anna…

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Milan Chamber Celebrates Milestones

Milan Chamber Celebrates The Depot Twenty-fifth Anniversary During Ribbon Cutting – The Milan Chamber of Commerce (MCC) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 21, 2022, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of The Depot. The Depot is located at 24354 Hwy 5 just South of Milan and is owned by Ross and Sherri Caponetto.…

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Area Graduations To Be Held

Area schools will be celebrating their graduations this weekend. Milan C-2 Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the High School Gymnasium Green City Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the High School Gymnasium Linn County R-1 Sunday, May 15 at 2:30 p.m. in the High School Gymnasium Newtown-Harris Friday, May 20 at 7:00…

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Milan High School Prom Royalty

The Milan High School Prom was held on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at the Sullivan County Community Center in Milan. The 2022 Royal Court is shown above. They are (starting from left) Lexi May, Kassie Johnson, Erika Gutierrez, Queen Ashley Bahena, King Michael Pipes, Jerret Courtney, David Eddy, Jacob Jaimes. Photo submitted

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St. Mary’s Church Cornerstone Centennial Anniversary

Submitted by Dennis Ryan Saturday May 7, 2022, marks the one hundredth anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of St. Mary’s Catholic church. At this time in history, it was seen as an epochal event in Milan and Sullivan County and will always be remembered as an event of prime historical importance because it…

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Wildcats Go Down To Tigers

The Milan Wildcat varsity baseball squad traveled to Brashear to do battle with the Brashear Tigers in a non-conference encounter on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The Wildcats watched the contest slip away early and could not recover losing 12-4. The Wildcats struggled offensively, putting runners across home plate. Milan stranded 13 runners over 7 innings.…

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Dodson Named New Milan High School Principal

Submitted by Dr. Ben Yocom, Superintendent MILAN, MO – On Thursday, April 21, 2022 the Milan C-2 Board of Education hired Brooke Dodson to serve as the Milan High School Principal. Dodson will begin official duties on August 1, 2022. Dodson is a 2006 graduate of Milan High School. Upon completion of college Dodson returned…

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