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Kirksville FFA reschedule FFA week events  ktvo.com

FFA week events were cancelled earlier this week due to snow days. The petting zoo and learning lab will be rescheduled to February 26 and 27. The FFA ...



Michael Harper 1956-2019  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Michael C. Harper, 62, of Columbia, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Marksville, LA. Friends will be received from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ...



Daily Express wins four awards from Mo. Associated Press  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville Daily Express earned four awards in the 2018 Missouri Associated Press Media Editors contest, announced Thursday. Jason Hunsicker, Daily ...



Kirksville High School earns honor from US News  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville High School (KHS) had a place on US News and World Report's list of the top American high schools this year, earning a bronze medal for its students' ...



Two girls join the Kirksville High School Wrestling Team  ktvo.com

Wrestling has been known for being a men's sport. But this season the team is no longer known as the boys wrestling team. Freshman Caitlyn Davis joined ...



Kirksville High School Senior selected for Missouri All State Band  ktvo.com

Clara Garvey has been chosen as one of the top 10 high school flute players in the state of Missouri. Garvey beat out 130 other flute players across the Show-Me ...



Board of Education votes to approve virtual school  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville R-III School District will begin an official partnership with virtual education company FuelEd. The Board of Education for the district voted ...



Esquivel hired as next middle school principal  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

William Matthew Middle School will be getting a new principal at the beginning of next school year: Julie Esquivel, the Kirksville R-III district's current director of ...



Kirksville R-III considers 'virtual school' program  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville schools are considering a new focus on technology with a “virtual school” program that may offer students a chance to get their diplomas online.



Dangerous cold moves into area late Tuesday  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

If you've ever wanted to visit the North Pole but didn't want the hassle of schlepping across the Arctic Circle, you're in luck as the North Pole - at least the ...



R-III may consider changing school calendar  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville R-III School District may make changes to its controversial 2019-2020 school calendar after the passage of a new state law which changes ...



Kirksville R-III approves two-hour start delays  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

School Board members approved the two-hour start delay during their meeting on Wednesday at the R-III Administration Building. The Kirksville R-III School ...



High school students will perform 'Into the Woods'  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville High School students will transport audiences to a world of fairy tales in their annual musical, “Into the Woods.” The popular Sondheim musical ...



KHS to present fall musical, 'Into the Woods'  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack from “Jack and the Beanstalk” and more fairytale favorites will come together on the same stage for a hilarious ...



Kirksville girls basketball confident to bring success over from fall sports  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Correction: A previous version of this story stated no Kirksville boys team won in the postseason. The boys cross country team won its conference and the story ...



Kirksville wrestling earns first dual win against Moberly under James Alter  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville wrestling coach James Alter finally got the monkey off his back. After five years of losses to Moberly, he was tired of losing to the Spartans. That streak ...



KHS seniors earn $800K in scholarships  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville High School seniors have earned more than $800000 in scholarships, and $1.8 million in renewable funds.



Theyve got Tiger Pride  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville Primary and Ray Miller Elementary students and teachers donned their orange and black and showcased their Tiger pride in impressive ways Friday in ...



KHS celebrates 2018 graduating class  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville High School celebrated the graduation of 184 students Sunday during a ceremony at Truman State University's Pershing Arena.



Kirksville R-III names next Ray Miller principal  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville R-III School District has named its next principal for the Ray Miller Elementary School.



Kirksville choir members continuing caroling tradition  ktvo.com

Kirksville R-III High School choir members will again make an appearance this year at Hy-Vee, singing Christmas carols December 8 for the holiday season.



Kirksville City Council member Detweiler dies  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Richard L. Detweiler, a U.S. Navy veteran and the longest-tenured member of the Kirksville City Council, died Sunday. He was 64. Detweiler was first elected to ...



Buzzer-beater from Fulton stings Kirksville boys basketball  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville boys basketball team found itself in a funk after losing two straight games. Now, after falling to Fulton (4-3) on a buzzer-beater on Friday night, the ...



Kirksville boys soccer banking on veteran-heavy roster  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Age and experience are on the side of the veteran Kirksville boys soccer team this season. Of the 26 players across the varsity and junior varsity teams, 11 are ...



Video scoreboards being added to Spainhower Field, R-III schools  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Fans taking in a Kirksville football or basketball game will have a new treat to enhance their experience at the event.



Kirksville loses on last-second score by Palmyra  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Another week, another game where the only win for the Kirksville football team is of the moral variety. The Tigers (2-4) led visiting Palmyra with 25 seconds left ...



Kirksville soccer overcomes tough loss earlier this week to pummel Moberly, 11-1  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Humility was the word for Kirksville soccer coach Shawn Meintz after the team came back from Hannibal Tuesday night with a loss. The Tigers were high after ...



Honeymoon is over for Schottel as Kirksville football looks to break through  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

After the most intensive summer workouts of coach Conrad Schottel's tenure, with many brutal days in the weight room, the Kirksville Tigers had the smoothest ...



Teacher's car allegedly vandalized by KHS student - News  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

A Kirksville High School student is being accused of vandalizing a teacher's car. The Kirksville Police Department responded to a report of property damage at ...



KHS Scholar Bowl wins conference, district titles  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The KHS Scholar Bowl team reflects on season after winning conference and district titles.



Kirksville blows out Marshall behind 33 points from Noah Copeland  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Nearly a week after an up-and-down confidence battle against Palmyra at the Highland Tournament, the Kirksville boys basketball played a full four quarters of ...



Marshalls celebrates opening, donates $10,000 to VSS  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The band played, the ribbon was cut and another new business opened its doors for the first time in Kirksville. Marshalls celebrated its grand opening early ...



Kirksville High School honors 193 graduates  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville R-III School District celebrated the graduation of the class of 2017 with a ceremony Sunday at Pershing Arena.



Kirksville humbled by Marshall on homecoming, 27-26  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville football team has had to listen to opposing teams cheer after nearly every home game this season. As the Tigers fell silent in the second half, ...



Video game cancer benefit raises $1000 for treatment  ktvo.com

Over 200 people attended the Super Smash Bros. video game fundraising event Saturday at Take Root Cafe in Kirksville. A little over $1000 was collected to ...



All-District softball teams revealed  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Now with the district round of softball having ended, individual awards are coming fast and furious. In Class 1 District 10, the champion La Plata Bulldogs had ...



Kirksville High School seniors earn $500K in awards  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville High School honored 129 members of its 2017 senior class during the annual Senior Awards Luncheon last week.



Soccer brings community together in Kirksville  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Despite America's absence from the ongoing World Cup in Russia, the beautiful game is more popular than it's ever been in Kirksville. Kirksville soccer coach ...



KHS Drama sends several students to state  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

KHS Drama's one-act play qualified for state during the Class 2 districts earlier this month in Mexico, Mo. According to Kirksville High School student Alex Grimm, ...



City council candidate plans to focus on infrastructure  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

When filing for the Kirksville City Council election opened at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jordan Weichelt was there and ready to sign up. Weichelt, a graduate from ...



Kirksville comes back to stun Moberly, 34-32  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

MOBERLY, Mo. – Kirksville football has let a few games slip away this season. Not this time. Paxton Dempsay scored on a 1-yard run with around 90 second left ...



Kirksville boys falter after good first quarter vs. Palmyra, take second at Highland Tournament  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Confidence is always key and it helped the Palmyra boys basketball team open the door on Saturday against Kirksville in the title game at the Highland ...



Milan moves to 8-0 after overtime victory  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Tough times don't last, tough people do. That motto appears on a hat worn by Milan coach John Dabney. A hat that was given to him by his father, LaVerne ...



KHS inducts 23 into National Honor Society - News  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville High School inducted 23 students into the National Honor Society during a recent ceremony at the William Matthew Middle School auditorium.



East Locust Creek Reservoir key to securing regions water supply  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The East Locust Creek Reservoir is about $60 million away from becoming a reality.



Truman not giving up on Greenwood Center project  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Truman President Dr. Susan Thomas likens the proposed Greenwood Center's autism clinic budget appropriation to riding a roller coaster. When the Missouri ...



Truman State University will host 300 graduates Saturday  ktvo.com

Over 300 students at Truman State University will walk across the stage at Pershing Arena on Saturday for the Winter Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony ...



Bat with rabies found in Kirksville  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Adair County Health Department officials are reporting that a bat tested positive for rabies in Kirksville earlier this week. A Kirksville resident was bitten and is ...



Kirksville High School to present Beauty and the Beast  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville High School students are asking you to be their guest this week as they present a classic for their annual musical, “Disney's Beauty and the Beast.



Arrest made in armed robbery  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville Police Department has made an arrest in an armed robbery that occurred Thursday afternoon. Kevin E. L. McCormick, 33, of Louisiana, Mo., has ...



Father of child rescued from Spur Pond faces felony charge  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The father of the child police rescued from Spur Pond last week is now facing a felony charge for child neglect. Theodore Frederick Holloway, 27, of Kirksville ...



Chillicothe HS Football Hornets Come Up Short in New Coachs Debut  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Marshall (Mo.) Owls did all of the scoring with two 1-yard runs by quarterback Ben Haug and a safety – all in the second half – to end a 21-games losing streak ...



Kirksville family harvests giant surprise from garden  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The harvest done and the season coming to a close, Jessica Rooks was out working to clean up her garden when she came across a stray sweet potato. So she ...



Milan football looking to carry momentum from end of last season  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Milan Wildcats had a rough 2017 on the football field, being full of underclassmen and inexperienced older players. Now, coach John Dabney is hopeful the ...



Candidate Q&A: Nate Walker  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Nate Walker is seeking the Republican nomination for Missouri Senate District 18 on Aug. 7. What experience do you have that you believe will make you ...



Winter storm could blanket area  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Remember when it was 60 degrees on Monday? Mother Nature is such a tease. Winter is back and a storm is expected to drop five to seven inches of snow on ...



1/8 Roundup: Kirksville and Macon split pair of basketball games, GCs Fields has double-double with 43 points and 12 rebounds  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

High school girls basketball Macon 67, Kirksville 31 Macon - Peyton Milburn, 17 points. Kirksville - Erica Treasure, 7 points; Devan Corbett, 6 points. Atlanta 48 ...



Lincoln School added to National Register of Historic Places  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Lincoln School – Adair County's only school for black children – added to National Register of Historic Places. In January 1914, voters went to the polls in ...



KHS band wins top honors at competition  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville High School Marching Tigers brought home some more hardware from the recent Trenton Marching Festival.



Local woman facing felony charge allegedly stole $44K from Adair County Soil and Water Conservation District  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

A manager with the Adair County Soil and Water Conservation District is facing a felony charge after being accused of stealing more than $44000 from the ...



Community expresses hopes, concerns at wind farm hearing  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Members of the Missouri Public *Service* Commission heard from members of the public on the possible positives and pitfalls of a proposal to bring a wind farm to ...



One dead after vehicle driven into Spur Pond  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

First responders worked to retrieve a submerged vehicle that drove into Spur Pond Tuesday, pulling first a living person from the water and then another who ...



Williams named AD at Kirksville  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

KIRKSVILLE - Sara Williams has numerous titles and accolades to her name as a basketball coach. While she admits it's going to be weird not patrolling the ...



Kirksville High School seniors earn nearly $700K in awards  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville High School seniors were honored on Wednesday during the annual Senior Awards Reception.



Former Kirksville High School to be demolished by October  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

One Kirksville landmark will likely be demolished by this fall, while three others took an important step toward preservation Wednesday afternoon at City Hall.



Coming home after 76 years  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The remains of a Linn County veteran who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor are coming home to Laclede. Through the work of the POW/MIA Accounting ...



Kirksville High School graduates 171 students in Class of 2016  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville High School celebrated 171 graduating members of the Class of 2016 Sunday during the annual high school graduation ceremony at Pershing Arena.



Needs increasing at juvenile justice center  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The increasingly severe mental health needs of juveniles placed at the Bruce Normile Juvenile Justice Center will have an effect on the facility's budget, officials ...



Kirksville R-III adapts in order to better integrate Congolese students  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville R-III School District is looking to make changes in order to better integrate Congolese students. The demographics in Kirksville have changed over ...



The many choices on medical marijuana  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Missouri voters will be faced with three different ballot initiatives regarding medical marijuana legalization. While passage of any of them would achieve that goal ...



Candidate Q&A: Rick Steele  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

What experience do you have that will help you manage the Adair County budget?As an elected Kirksville City Councilman each year I have been intimately ...



ATSU dental school to increase class size  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

A.T. Still University is going to get a little bit bigger. The university recently announced the ATSU-Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health will increase its class ...



Circuit Clerk Q&A: Linda Decker  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Candidates for Adair County circuit clerk were permitted 1000 words with which to answer the following questions. Linda Decker Personal statement My name is ...



Truman to host Halloween events  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Truman State University is holding a variety of Halloween events in late October. The Sigma Alpha sorority will host their annual haunted corn maze Oct. 25-28 ...



Super 8 hopes for fresh start with new managers  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville's Super 8 has two new managers, an all-new staff, and is hoping to create a new reputation. The managers are Christy Johnson, a former front-desk ...



Linda K. Tillotson -- Sturgis, Mich.  PostBulletin.com

Linda K. Tillotson, age 73, of Sturgis, Mich., formerly of Rochester, died on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at Valleyview Healthcare and Rehab in Houston.



Adair County Commission appoints new assessor  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Adair County Commission has filled a vacancy in county government by appointing a new county assessor, Kent Bryant. Bryant currently works for the ...



Former Macon teacher, coach honored at conference  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

A former Macon teacher was recently honored as a Pioneer in Education by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. DESE recently ...



Five Kirksville Tiger wrestlers new to state championship scene  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

On Saturday, nine Kirksville wrestlers came out of their Class 2, District 2 tournament with a top-four finish in their respective weight classes, ...



Proposed wind farm could drive future economic development  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

If the Missouri Public *Service* Commission allows (the case is pending), Terra-Gen, LLC will break ground in Schuyler and Adair counties next year on the state's ...



Old Kirksville High School placed on “Places in Peril” list  kttn

The Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation announced its 2017 list of Historic Places in Peril at a special “Unhappy Hour” event at the National Building Arts ...



Effort ongoing to keep wind farm taxes local  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Adair and Schuyler county stakeholders met Monday to consider a strategy that would keep the tax benefits of a proposed wind farm in the two counties, rather ...



Presiding commissioner candidates take cases to Adair County voters  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Candidates in a crowded field for Adair County presiding commissioner took their messages to the voters Thursday, trying to highlight their past experiences and ...



Local Roundup: Coy strikes out 16 for La Plata, Kirksville girls golf wins at Palmyra  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Soccer Kirksville at Missouri Military Academy Canceled due to heat. No makeup date announced yet. Softball Kirksville 11, Clark County 2 Kirksville - Hannah ...



Kirksville tennis beats Carrollton in first round of districts  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

For playing a team they were totally unfamiliar with, the Kirksville girls tennis team handled business Monday night in the first round of its district tournament, 5-0 ...



Local candidates face off at forum  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Candidates for local and state office in Missouri are drawing close to the end of their campaigns. As they made the case to voters at a candidate forum Tuesday ...



Heartland teen learns how to manage life after diagnosis  ktvo.com

Elizabeth Moots is the typical outgoing teenager. Enjoying her freshman year of high school, she is a member of the Kirksville High School dance team, the color ...



Kirksville High School seniors earn more than $400K in awards  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Kirksville High School honored members of the Class of 2015 and the more than $400000 in scholarship funds its members have received so far during the ...



Massive Menards store opens in Kirksville  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The new Menards Mega Store at 3309 N. Baltimore St. in Kirksville officially opened its doors Tuesday, and shoppers across northeast Missouri took notice.



Arts Association gains new address in lot trade with city  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville Arts Association already has the first exhibit planned for its yet-to-be constructed new home, and now that home has a new address. The City of ...



ATSU appoints new officers, elects trustees  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The A.T. Still University (ATSU) Board of Trustees has gained two new trustees and new officers after its quarterly meeting in Vergennes, Vermont. The new ...



Summer on the Square concert series returns  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Nothing else symbolizes summer's arrival quite like the return of the Kirksville Arts Association Summer on the Square concert series.



Chamber recognizes local leaders at banquet  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville Chamber of Commerce recognized both new and longtime community leaders Thursday at its annual banquet. The banquet, which took place at ...



Kirksville volleyball off to a great start to 2017 season  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Seven matches into the 2016 season, the Kirksville Lady Tigers volleyball team was 2-5 and would then go on to lose 12 straight contests, not getting another ...



US Marshals arrest 2 in La Plata on felony warrants  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The U.S. Marshals *Service* arrested two individuals at a La Plata, Mo., restaurant Thursday morning. According to information from the Marshals *Service*, Charles ...



Associate Circuit Judge Q&A: Judge Kristie Swaim  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

Personal statement: I'm steady in my family as a wife, stepmother, step-grandmother, daughter, sister, niece, aunt, and great-aunt. I'm steady in our community ...



Jerry Mills selected as Kirksvilles mayor; Biston sworn in  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Kirksville City Council selected a new mayor during a special meeting on Monday.



AM Housing, Inc. looks to provide helping hand with homeless shelter  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

AM Housing, Inc. is working to bring a homeless shelter to the Kirksville area.



The American Red Cross looking for blood donors in the Heartland.  ktvo.com

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors in case of emergencies during the holiday season. Blood donations decline during the holidays ...



Express Eight: Q&A with Teresa Ross  Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News

The Partnership Against Hunger seems like it was a success in Adair County. What are your thoughts? This was our first time to do the Partnership Against ...



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