Oxly VFD To Host Benefit Fish Fry June 3
Youth Fishing Day At Ripley Lake June 10In celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week, the Eleven Point Ranger District of the Mark Twain National Forest will host a youth fishing day at Ripley Lake, weather permitting, on Saturday,...
Doniphan-Ripley County Library Board Met In AprilCall To Order: The meeting was called to order by President, John Grim, at 4 p.m. April 18 at the Doniphan Library. Present: Cindy Bergstedt, John Grim, Carmen Jackson, Keshia Russell, Mark Thompson...
Doniphan Pedestrian Killed In Traffic Accident On U HighwayA 56-year-old Doniphan man was killed at about 8:30 p.m., Friday evening, May 26 as he was walking on Highway U, three miles south of town. According to reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol,...
Don't Be Overwhelmed; Start Small - Doniphan Woman To Tackle Local HomelessnessIíve been in a quandary as of late. My usual way is to rush full speed ahead on my own volition. Iíve happened upon a situation thatís too important not to heed Godís leading. Iíve thought if I just...
Veterans Benefit Concert June 3On Saturday, June 3, a concert to benefit a local veteran memorial is planned, according to event organizer Jack ďSkipĒ Johnson. The KIA Veterans Walk Concert will be begin at 5 p.m. at the Bill L....
County Concerned With Impact Of Senate Bill 190Discussions at the May 24 meeting of the Ripley County Commission centered around financials, and the likely impact of Missouri Senate Bill 190. Senate Bill 190 was approved in the House of...
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To The Editor...Editor, We, the Ponder Booster members, would like to thank all of you who donated in the past few weeks to our cause. Our ham and bean dinner on May 13 was a success. We would especially like to thank Sherman Redus for auctioning off our contributions. Thank you to all those who came and joined us that evening. And thanks to those who contributed but were unable to attend. We met our goal...
Low Water Bridge Needs ReplacedSpeak Out, I would like to address this gravel road issue weíre having in the Fairdealing area. I live on County Road 30-E off of 160 and I saw in the paper that due to all the rains that they ainít able to keep up on the gravel roads. Well my issue is with the low water bridge. ...
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Bill James (5/30/23)William (Bill) James, 77, of Marble Hill, Mo. passed away on May 6, 2023 while on Hospice Care at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson, Mo. Bill was born on Feb. 13, 1946 in Zalma, Mo. to Lawrence and Iva Mae James. He graduated from Zalma High School and continued his education at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo. ...
Robert Ederer (5/30/23)Robert Eugene Ederer, 76, a resident of Edmond, Okla. passed away Saturday, May 6, 2023 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born Feb. 20, 1947 in Doniphan, to Francis and Sybil Ederer. He grew up in Doniphan and was a graduate of Doniphan High School and the University of Missouri, later earning his masterís degree from Central Michigan University...
Almarie Reynolds (5/30/23)Alma Marie (Almarie) Reynolds, 85, of Doniphan, departed this life Sunday, May 21, 2023. She was born Feb. 11, 1938, in Chandler, Ariz, to the late John W. and H. Alma (Leonard) Daniels. A retired Methodist minister, Almarie loved God and taught her children to learn Bible verses, to sing, and to worship God. ...
Police & Fire Reports
Ripley County Sheriff's ReportA deputy responded May 24 to a disturbance at a rural Ripley County residence and arrested Edwin Quinn Damon, 31, of Doniphan, on suspicion of third degree domestic assault. Damon who reports stated had been drinking, was first transported to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center to be cleared as fit for confinement, then taken to Wayne County where he was placed on 24-hour hold...
Doniphan Police ReportsAn officer was dispatched May 23 to a residence on Jackson Street, to check on the wellbeing of a juvenile who was home alone. The young girl stated she was fine, with food and the phone numbers of both the police department and also her motherís workplace, in case of an emergency...
Doniphan Police ReportAn officer was dispatched May 9 to Leroux Street to investigate a hit and run which had occurred to a vehicle while it was parked at a manís place of employment. The man stated he left the vehicle at 7:30 a.m., and returned at the end of his work day to find someone had struck the rear passenger bumper and side panel of his 2017 green Dodge Challenger. An investigation is continuing...
Doniphan Police ReportAn officer was dispatched May 1 to a Locust Street address to investigate a report of trespassing. A caretaker for the home noticed that two sheds belonging to the homeowner had been rummaged through. As the officer arrived, he noticed that a small-built, white male ran toward a neighboring house, where as many as 10 people were out walking in the yard...
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