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Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later  Fox News

A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a renovation at ...

SPORTS SHORTS - News  Mexico Ledger

Registration has been extended The Mexico Optimist Club Youth Cheer program for individuals entering grades three through six has decided to keep ...

75 years later, woman’s lost wallet found in vent - with 14 others, Mo. church says  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

A plumber in Centralia, Illinois, found 15 wallets from the 1940s stashed in the vent of girls' restroom in an old high school. The high school had been purchased ...

Final class graduates from surgical technology program  Columbia Daily Tribune

After 47 years, the final class of the Columbia Area Career Center Surgical Technology Program graduated Thursday in a ceremony at Smithton Middle School.

Student caught with gun pleads guilty, says Centralia High School parent

In February a Centralia High School student was taken into custody by police after officers and school administrators found a gun and ammunition in their ...

Officer suspended for one day after crashing into student driver in school lot

CENTRALIA, Ill. — A police officer driving in the Centralia High School parking lot T-boned a student, and police just released the dashcam video of the impact.

Centralia High School student found with stolen gun on campus  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

CENTRALIA, Mo. - A Centralia High School student was taken into custody Friday after bringing a gun and ammunition to school. Centralia Police Chief Larry ...

Centralia Students Win State CTE Competition, Qualify For SkillsUSA  Centralia Chronicle

Centralia High School students Brock Terry, left, and Kallighan Farda, right, compete in the state SkillsUSA competition Tuesday morning in Centralia.

'High School Heroes': $10000 in Scholarships Given to Top Students at Annual Banquet  Centralia Chronicle

Nine graduating students from Lewis County high schools gathered in the pavilion at Riverside Golf Course Tuesday evening — with each of them walking away ...

Breaking News, Newspaper, Sports, Business, Panther, Anchorfest, Chance, Hallsville, Sturgeon, Hubbell, Football, Thompson, Clark in Missouri MO  Centralia Fireside guard

What one fan called “A party for 10,000,” will kick off in two weeks. Centralia Police Chief and monitor driving judge, Larry Dudgeon, watches as Emmett Auck ...

Centralia softball team wins big off the field with brain power  KOMU 8

With a composite GPA of 3.88, the team earned Academic All-State.

Power outages hitting mid-Missouri amid ice

Parts of mid-Missouri were without power Thursday as rain and plunging temperatures coated trees and power lines with ice.

Helen Pettit-Snell, June 1, 1942 — June 1, 2019  Columbia Missourian

A memorial *service* will be announced and held at a later date.

Quirky but Proud: 30 Unusual High School Mascots

Not everyone wants lions and tigers and bears as their school mascot. Some high schools choose mascots that honor their local heritage, others have ...

Rochester Man Gets 5 Years for Crash That Killed Centralia Teen  Centralia Chronicle

Donald Siegler was sentenced to five years after pleading guilty to driving a vehicle while high on marijuana and causing a collision that killed 18-year-old ...

Amber E. Richardson, May 4, 1987 — Feb. 1, 2019  Columbia Missourian

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 from noon to 2 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, Columbia, MO.

Notebook: Belleville West, Vashon headline loaded Highland Shootout

If the week between Christmas and the new year showed basketball fans anything it's that there is a wealth of talent in the area but there are two elite teams.

Local Baseball: Hall of Fame Comes Calling for Rex Ashmore  Centralia Chronicle

Coaches spend a great deal of their lives thinking outwardly in order to give away their time and energy. It's all part of the gig. Still, that can make it.

Schools hope to curb cyberbullying by restricting cell phone use  Columbia Missourian

In 2016, lawmakers sought to address the problem by requiring school districts to include cyberbullying in their anti-bullying policies for the 2017-18 school year.

Centralia High School Senior to Compete for Miss Washington  Centralia Chronicle

Hannah Beckwith has been competing in pageants for just over a month, but she is already on her way to compete for the title of Miss Washington this summer.

California Pintos get ready for upcoming track season  California Democrat

The California Pintos track and field team is preparing for the upcoming season.

Centralia Police Department talk about securing guns

According to Centralia Police Department, the 15-year-old student taken into custody Friday on suspicion of bringing a gun and more than 20 rounds of ...

The Chronicle's Top Stories of 2018  Centralia Chronicle

The last few days of the year are a great time to reflect, and in that spirit, we're presenting our top stories of 2018. The following are excerpts from our.

Sims, William A. 1947-2019 | Obituaries  News-Press Now

MARYVILLE, Mo. - William Austin "Bill" Sims, 71, of Maryville, died Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, Missouri. Graveside ...

Centralia football moves forward with new coach

A new era has begun at Centralia High School. Longtime assistant football coach Jim Newsted is the new head coach. He replaces Erle Bennett, who retired this ...

Notebook: De Smet snaps lengthy losing streak; St. Mary's Collins returns

The last time the De Smet basketball team beat Chaminade, Brad Beal was at Florida and Jayson Tatum was in eighth grade.

Committee Considers Ideas to Mark 100th Anniversary of Centralia Massacre  Centralia Chronicle

A focal point of Centralia history figures to be front and center during much of 2019.

Missouri Veterans Home marks Memorial Day; Huey helicopter gives residents rides  Mexico Ledger

Missouri Veterans Home and the Mexico community marked Memorial Day with a special ceremony Monday. Veterans and others also had an opportunity to ...

Top Scholars: 20 Twin Cities High School Graduates Honored  Centralia Chronicle

These are the top 10 graduates of Centralia High School and W.F. West as selected by the school districts. The Chronicle congratulates them for their ...

Wilma Gale Heibel, November 9, 1931 — June 8, 2019  Columbia Missourian

Wilma Gale Heibel passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 at The Villa at Blue Ridge Nursing Home in Columbia.

Wilma Gale Heibel, 1931-2019  Columbia Daily Tribune

Wilma Gale Heibel, 87, of Columbia, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Villa Blue Ridge Nursing Home in Columbia. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. ...

Widow welcomes home remains of Missouri soldier who was missing 45 years

Donna Baker married her high school sweetheart when she was just 17, and saw him sent off to Vietnam four months later.

Tis the season for holiday hoops. Here’s an overview of this week’s tournaments.  Belleville News-Democrat

The Collinsville, IIlinois High School Holiday Classic and Centralia, IL. High School Tournament highlight a large list of IHSA high school basketball tournaments ...

Centralia High School Hires Rex Ashmore as Baseball Coach  Centralia Chronicle

Rex Ashmore poses for a portrait in front of Ed Wheeler Field in Centralia on Friday. Earlier this week Ashmore was named as the new Centralia High School ...

Centralia High School Senior Selected to Attend Disney Dreamers Academy  Centralia Chronicle

One Centralia High School senior will be traveling to Disney World in Orlando, Florida, to take part in a four-day power-packed event that inspires students to ...

Humphrey leaves Westran for Centralia coaching position  Moberly Monitor Index

After spending the past six years wearing the green & white colors within the Lewis & Clark Conference, Scott Humphrey at the start of the 2016-17 school year ...

Centralia's Williams adds to Saluki quarterback depth | Salukimania  The Southern

CARBONDALE — More than 11,000 yards can't be wrong. Javon Williams Jr., a 6-foot-2, 237-pound quarterback from Centralia High School that signed with ...

Glenn LeRoy Faires | Obituaries |  Longview Daily News

May 24, 1936 — Dec. 8, 2018. Glenn LeRoy Faires, 82, passed away peacefully Dec. 8, 2018, at St. John Medical Center. He was born in Centralia, Wash., ...

Spartan girls first, boys second at Moberlys home 5k run  Moberly Monitor Index

The final outcome of the Moberly Spartans Cross Country Invitational held Thursday proved that although a team's sixth finishing runner does not figure into a ...

Centralia and W.F. West High Schools Name Top Scholars  Centralia Chronicle

Ten of the top students from Centralia High School and 11 from W.F. West High School were selected by their school districts as this year's top graduates.

All-Metro girls cross country runner of the year: Schwartz singing a happy tune at Waterloo

WATERLOO • Jenna Schwartz still gets the jitters. The Waterloo High senior cross country standout can't seem to shake the butterflies that continually appear ...

Boone County schools boast increasing graduation rates  Columbia Daily Tribune

As high school students prepare to receive their diplomas this week, there remains a gap between those who start high school and those who finish.Over the ...

New President named at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital  KFVS

SSM Health St. Mary's Hosptial-Centralia has a new president.

Thibault Comes Home as Centralia's Football Coach | Sports |  Centralia Chronicle

Jeremy Thibault's been talking about the Centralia job for a long time.

Centralia Man Charged With Felony Assaults, Drug Possession After Tuesday Police Chase  Centralia Chronicle

A Centralia man arrested Tuesday afternoon after allegedly ramming two law enforcement vehicles, possessing drugs and running from police is being held on ...

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame announces 2018 inductees  The Rolla Daily News

Former St. Louis Cardinal Rick Ankiel and three high school coaches – the late Howard Bell, Centralia's Jill Angel and Ozark's Mike Essick – can call themselves ...

Driver Arrested for Vehicular Homicide in Crash That Killed Centralia Teen  Centralia Chronicle

The Thurston County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 25-year-old man for vehicular homicide in the death of a 18-year-old Centralia High School student following ...

Goodwill’s Excel Center Offers Diplomas to Adult Students

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Backpacks and whiteboards, for some, are the source of great anxiety. Right now there are an estimated 500000 people over the age of 21 ...

MU Remembers celebrates lost lives with community healing  Columbia Missourian

Soft weeping and the tolling of the Switzler Hall bell were the defining sounds of MU Remembers, which commemorated the lives of students, faculty and staff ...

Gabi Deters Is Named Gatorade Player Of The Year  People's Tribune

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Gabi Deters of Bowling Green High School as its ...

Student under arrest after threat of school shooting in Vandalia, IL  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

VANDALIA, IL –A school threat in Vandalia, Illinois earlier this week turned out to be a prank, but police are taking it very seriously. Police Chief Jeff Ray says ...

Heather Morris, 1976-2018  Columbia Daily Tribune

Heather Lynn Morris, 41, of Columbia, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Columbia, after a long battle with cancer. Visitation and funeral services will ...

The route home for Sgt. Rodney Griffin was lined with grateful Missourians, honored to show their respect  Mexico Ledger

After 45 years, the remains of SGT Rodney L. Griffin, were recovered and identified among a group of remains near where he was last seen close to Memot, ...

Lewis County Schools Seeing Shortage of Substitute Teachers  Centralia Chronicle

Lewis County is seeing a shortage of substitute teachers, causing added stress to cash-strapped districts and employees. Melissa Thomas, secretary of the ...

Centralia Police Deck Out School Resource Officer's Car in Tiger Stripes  Centralia Chronicle

When the Centralia Police Department sent out two police cars for new paint recently, one came back with an unusual color scheme.

LeFlore finds his stroke to help East St. Louis push past Alton

ALTON • Cornelius LeFlore knows his role and doesn't complicate it.

Closure of TEEN Program Leaves Unanswered Questions  Centralia Chronicle

Rebecca Haseltine-Ripp highly credits her success to the TEEN Program at Centralia College. After she was kicked out of her home, the 18-year-old student fell ...

Larry Nelson hired as assistant superintendent  Mexico Ledger

Dr. Larry Nelson, principal of Elkhorn Elementary in Excelsior Springs, has been named assistant superintendent of the Mexico School District. Nelson, was ...

Bitter Cold Results In Dozens Of School Closings  KTRS | St Louis News and Talk Radio | The Big 550 AM

The following schools have canceled classes for Tuesday, January 16th,. ALEX Recovery School Desloge | CLOSED Althoff Catholic HS | CLOSED

2A Boys Basketball: Bearcats Beat Tumwater to Stay Alive  Centralia Chronicle

The Bearcats didn't have much time to wallow after suffering their toughest loss of the season — and their only loss, to date, against a 2A opponent. Two days ...

Oklahoma Takes the Stage | |  Centralia Chronicle

In an effort to raise awareness and attendance for Centralia High School theater, director Shane Rivers has chosen shows he thinks have a wide appeal and a ...

Winter Storm Prompts Dozens Of School Closings  KTRS | St Louis News and Talk Radio | The Big 550 AM

Abiding Savior Lutheran School | CLOSED Academy at Day Spring | CLOSED Academy of St. Louis – Chesterfield | CLOSED Academy of the Sacred Heart | ...

25th Annual Parade Of Champions Planned For October 8

The 25th anniversary of Parade of Champions will be an exciting day filled with field shows, a parade, alumni participation and the stars of the day, the marching ...

GEORGE KENNEDY: Urban agriculture on the rise in Columbia  Columbia Missourian

The Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture is working on a new park, farm and urban agriculture initiative.

Brothers began egg business with six chickens, now supply MU dining halls  Columbia Missourian

CENTRALIA — When Austin Stanton's cellphone rang during his seventh-grade math class, his teacher wasn't pleased.

Woman With Memories of 1919 'Centralia Massacre' Dies at 102  The Chronicle

One of the last known witnesses to the events of the Centralia Massacre died on Monday.

Andrea Andi Rae Dickey | Obituaries |  The Chronicle

Andrea Andi Rae Dickey, age 23, died of a tragic car accident on April 8, 2015, in Seattle, Washington.

Mid-Missouri Relay for Life events kick off Friday with MU  KOMU-TV

Relay for Life of Mizzou started Friday evening where students, parents and community members will walk for 12 hours for cancer awareness.

Ozark's Essick, Tigers baseball program to be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame  Christian County Headliner News

Ozark High School baseball coach Mike Essick is headed to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. So is the baseball program he's led for 24 seasons.

Son to Carry on Family's Legacy at Chehalis Livestock Market  The Chronicle

As the smell of dirt and cattle fills the air, Aaron Parypa is continuing his father's legacy.

Centralia Police Arrest Three in Connection to Armed Robbery  Centralia Chronicle

An armed robbery in Centralia has led to the arrest of three people with alleged gang affiliations who police believe are responsible for a series of burglaries and ...

PROTECTING OUR KIDS: What school districts are doing for security and prevention in wake of shootings

For Camdenton, School of the Osage and Morgan County R-II (Versailles) superintendents, security includes things that these days are the sad basic realities ...

Wedding: Lange - Loomis (6/29/14)  Southeast Missourian

ORAN, Mo. -- Anilise Kathleen Lange and Matthew Stephen Loomis were married May 3, 2014, at Guardian Angel Catholic Church. The Rev. Randy Tochtrop ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Shot down in Cambodia, one soldier walked barefoot to safety

Army Pvt. Tony Karreci was on the same chopper as Rodney Griffin, whose remains were recently identified and returned to mid-Missouri 45 years after an ...

Nation's Top 100 Indoor Track & Field Returnees - Girls Field Events

Check out the nation\'s top 100 indoor track & field returnees in the girls field events.

#SigningDaySD: Area recruiting lists, live blog  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

NOTE: Scroll down for a list of USD, SDSU, Augie and USF recruits. Stay with all day today for complete coverage of National Signing Day.

NCADA culture creates sense of 'ownership' among employees

Olivette-based anti-addiction orgnaization scored highest among small employers.

Meteor spotted throughout the Midwest, including in Wisconsin

ST. LOUIS, MO — A green meteor streaked across the St. Louis area Friday, April 15th at 10:16 p.m. We received many reports about the shooting star.

Student suspended for saying ‘bless you’ after classmate sneezed

DYER COUNTY, Tenn. (CNN) — A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class ...

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