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Year in Review: Looking Back on the News of 2023 Part 3

 By Phyllis Fleshman  SEPTEMBER Continued from last week – The Milan City Park received new picnic tables thanks to the collaboration between the Milan Area Chamber of Commerce and the Milan City Park Board. Adair County Route 6 is finally open after completion of the bridge east of Novinger. The Winigan Sesquicentennial Grand Marshals are…

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4-H SPIN Club Builds Robotic Arms

 Junk Drawer Robotics Wrap Up  By Hillary Robedeaux  In November 2023 Sullivan County 4-H kicked off their first ever Junk Drawer Robotics SPIN Club lead by volunteer Michelle Dickson and MU Extension YPA, Hillary Robedeaux.  For those of you not familiar, a SPIN club is a short-term special interest club. The focus of this SPIN…

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Green City Homecoming Week January 15-19

 Green City R-1 will celebrate Homecoming during the week of January 15-19. Activities will include dress up days, pep rally on Thursday night, and the Homecoming game against Novinger on Friday night. The Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned after the boys game on Friday night. This year’s candidates are pictured left to right:…

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Ladycats Knock Off Midgets

The Milan Ladycat varsity basketball squad traveled North to Unionville to do battle against the Putnam County Midgets in a Grand Rivers Conference contest on Friday, January 6, 2024.  The Ladycats got back on track after a three game losing streak. Milan participated in the Holiday Hoops competition over the Christmas break, suffering loses to…

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Year in Review: Looking Back on the News of 2023 Part 2

 By Phyllis Fleshman  June – Green City graduating classes of 1983-1984 held their class reunion at the OBB restaurant in Green City on June 17, 2023. NEMR’s 66th Annual Meeting prize winners were a $1000 check to Alexis Smith and a $500 check to Judy Schmitter. Three young ladies are competing for Sullivan County Fair…

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Gopher All Stater Signs With Wichita State Track

 By David Sharp  Nine time Missouri High School track and field state champion Asher Buggs-Tipton has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Wichita State University and participate in the Wheat Shockers Track and Field program.  Nearly three quarters of the stands of Green City High School’s basketball Gym were filled with Green City…

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Kipp KC Legacy Downs Milan Wildcats

 By David Sharp  Kipp Kansas City Legacy HS bolted to an 11-3 lead and powered to a 70-32 lead over Milan in December 29, 2023 MACC Holiday Hoops boys competition at Trenton. Gator steals and effective interior play saw Kipp (12-1, Ranked fourth in Boys Class 3) ahead by a 36-14 halftime score.  A high…

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Year in Review: Looking Back on the News of 2023

 By Phyllis Fleshman  January – Tyler Clark Has accepted the Superintendent of Schools position at Northwestern of Mendon effective July 1, 2023.  Decker Rardon dropped off 90 lbs. of tabs for the Ronald McDonald House in Columbia. Decker’s parents are Derek and Connie Rardon of Milan. He is the great-grandson of Barbara Mason and Earlene…

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Cameron Holds Off Milan Lady Wildcats

 By David Sharp  Cameron (8-1) opened a 28-18 halftime lead on Milan (7-3) at a December 29, 2023 Holiday Hoops contest at Trenton. The Lady Wildcats overcame third quarter turnovers for a 34-33 Dragon lead after three quarters. Cameron held on for a 46-43 win.  Cameron opened the door for a strong Wildcat rally by…

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School Board Sets Graduation Date, Approves Fencing and Archways

 Milan C-2 School District  Regular Board of Education Meeting  November 15th, 2023 – 6:00 p.m.  MINUTES  MEMBERS PRESENT  Mr. David Richardson, President; Mr. Jody Glidewell, Vice President; Mr. Nick Gardner, Secretary; Mrs. Jody Gittings, Mrs. Samantha McCabe and Mrs. Megan Courtney.  SCHOOL PERSONNEL PRESENT  Dr. Ashley Pauley, Superintendent; Mrs. Ashley Hoerrmann, Elementary Principal; Mrs. Brooke…

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