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Aumann named Eta Eta Valentine Queen

Provided by Shirley Baxter February 8, members of Eta Eta Circle of Sisters met at the La Chatina Mexican Restaurant for dinner and their meeting hosted by Tracey Pruett. Our meeting was called to order by President Cathy Melby. Following the meeting and dinner, our Retiring Queen Tracey Pruett crowned Linda Aumann as Valentine Queen…

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Seed Swap at Ozark Regional Library

Provided by Suzette Spitzmiller, ORL March 26, Ozark Regional Library System will host a seed swap at their Ironton and Fredericktown branches. From 4-6 PM, various organizations will share seeds and present gardening information. Come soak up the knowledge, network with local gardeners, and see what local organizations are doing. It’s free to participate.

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New materials in Ozark Regional Library System

If you don’t see it at your local branch, ask your librarian to order it for you (or you can go to our online catalog and place a hold on the item yourself).  Remember, a library card is free. Fiction • Carr, Robyn. The Friendship Club • Connelly, Lucy. Death at a Scottish Wedding •…

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2023 District Grasslands participants

Submitted by FFA Chapter Reporters Mattie Miller and Clara Basden and Assistant Reporter Alivia Jones Last October, Mattie Miller and Justice Bowman participated in the district grassland evaluation. Each year, the competition is hosted at a local farm in Perryville. The Missouri Department of Conservation, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and the United States Department of…

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Madison County Commission Minutes

Tuesday, February 13, 2024, the Madison County Commission met pursuant to adjournment on February 5, 2024. First District Commissioner Tom Stephens, and Second District Commissioner Larry Kemp attended the meeting. County Clerk Don Firebaugh recorded the proceedings. Emma Lewis from First State Community Bank attended the meeting. After the Pledge of Allegiance, Commissioner Stephens called…

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Madison County Land Transfers

Provided by Saundra Ivison, Recorder of Deeds WD: Austin L. Royer & wife to Michael Rogers & wife WD: Gary E. Scherrer to JB Land & Timber Co., Inc & D McClain Surveying, LLC WD: BKC Properties, LLC to Becky Crites WD: Patricia Brewington, et al to Elijah T. Dowdy QCD: Jason R. Locke to…

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Cats fall to Dexter in regular season finale, district opener

ALAN KOPITSKY, Democrat News In an unusual quirk of the schedule, the Fredericktown High School girls basketball team ended its regular season Thursday against Dexter, here. The Cats then came right back and played Dexter again in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament, Monday (Feb. 26), at Notre Dame High School…

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Fredericktown wins battle of Blackcats

ALAN KOPITSKY, Democrat News The Fredericktown High School boys basketball team won its final regular season game of the season, defeating the Herculaneum Blackcats, 65-48, Friday, here. Blake Terry-Brakefield scored eight points and Zander Stephens had seven in the opening period, as Fredericktown jumped to a 15-11 lead. Stephens had eight more in the second…

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From Our Files

100 years – Feb. 28, 1924 F.J. Parkin, who has been in charge of the options in this county for the St. Joseph Lead Company, has recently been authorized to extend the optioned area from the land already optioned south of the head of Village Creek to the Missouri Pacific railroad tracks. This area will…

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Raymond Rehkop

Raymond Rehkop, 79, died February 22, 2024. He was born December 30, 1945, in Mine LaMotte, Missouri. Funeral services were Feb. 27, 2024, at Follis & Sons Chapel. follisnadsonsfh.com

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