From Lewis County to the Masters. An Eleven-Year-Old Golfer’s Dream

From Lewis County to the Masters. An Eleven-Year-Old Golfer’s Dream

LEWISTOWN, MO — At just 11 years old, Briar Megee, the son of Chris and Michelle Megee, stands out among fifth graders in his own unique way.  A student at Highland Elementary School in Ewing, Missouri, Briar has distinguished himself in golf, displaying a level of unusual talent and enthusiasm for the sport that is…

A Tidbit of History – Lewistown’s Mayors Since 1924
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A Tidbit of History – Lewistown’s Mayors Since 1924

Lewistown Mayors over the last 100 years First records show special election on March 4, 1924 to incorporate Lewistown to 4th class city; officially incorporated March 10, 1924; records then show the following Mayors: D. H. Palmer shown as Mayor on 7-23-1924 (record doesn’t indicate exact date of appointment or mayoral election & not sure of his…

Learning about Life: Lewis County Students participate in MU Extension’s Hatching Chicks in the Classroom Program

Learning about Life: Lewis County Students participate in MU Extension’s Hatching Chicks in the Classroom Program

Over three hundred students from a total of twenty one classrooms between Highland Elementary and Canton Elementary are rounding out their school year by participating in the “Chick it Out!” Embryology Program offered through Missouri 4-H and University of Missouri Extension. Students have the opportunity to experience the birth and death process, as well as…

Massive Education Reform for Missouri
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Massive Education Reform for Missouri

A Super Quick Glance at SB727 On May 7, 2024 Gov. Parson signed SB 727 & HB 2287, which essentially is being called the “comprehensive education reform bill,” for the state MO.  It will become effective on August 28, 2024.  Here is a link to that bill: https://www.senate.mo.gov/24info/pdf-bill/tat/SB727.pdf?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTAAAR2CrDbr9DeX1yljLTucVBVNRkcxqzi8lF_ylHUglEm86XPUjq0NcLO5K3Q_aem_AdTP_nIPIXsIIQcesWs2OSHOi_mxKqA-ih1oXwoLQI05YXglfnsUoTKdvVQQosusJVYk6VfGBH53H8m82_xhK5uc So what does this mean? Honestly this…

Wes Sharpe Sworn In as Lewistown’s New Mayor
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Wes Sharpe Sworn In as Lewistown’s New Mayor

LEWISTOWN – On Monday, April 6th, at 7 pm outgoing Mayor Steve McKenzie swore in the new Mayor, Wes Sharpe at Lewistown City Hall. Steve McKenzie conducted his final city council meeting as Mayor of Lewistown, Missouri on Monday evening, concluding his 18-year tenure as Mayor to this central Lewis County community. Some of McKenzie’s…

Public Invited to Meeting about Sidewalk Project – Olive Street to 292nd Ave, Maywood Mo

Public Invited to Meeting about Sidewalk Project – Olive Street to 292nd Ave, Maywood Mo

HANNIBAL – Individuals are invited to a public information meeting to discuss a future sidewalk project that will be taking place in Maywood. This will be an open house style meeting with no formal presentation.  The proposed project is located along Route V, between Olive Avenue and 292nd Avenue.Individuals who have property adjoining the project are…

Lewis County Ambulance March Board Of Directors Meeting
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Lewis County Ambulance March Board Of Directors Meeting

Lewis County Ambulance Board of Directors  March 14, 2024  John Waterman called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm on March 14, 2024, at the Lewistown Base. Those present were John Waterman, President, Sharon Scifres, Secretary, Chris Heimer, Sarah Job and Martha Bogguss, Administrator. Marsha Allison and Donnie Martin were absent. Also in attendance were…

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