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The Board of Aldermen of the City of Farber, Audrain County, Mo., met in regular session at City Hall in the City of Farber, Mo., at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2013, with the following members present: Mayor John Hodde, Alderpersons Lynn Flowers, Ronald Greenplate, Gary Stubblefield, Tony Shade, and Marie Bounds, City Clerk. The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as presented. The listing of Accounts Payable
After seven years of service, Jo Beth Schlemmer is retiring as the manager of Laddonia Leisure Manor, Inc. On May 7, 2013, Jo Beth and John Schlemmer were presented with certificates of appreciation by Jacqueline Barker, USDA Rural Development Specialist of the Mexico office. Jo Beth took over the duties as the manager of Laddonia Leisure Manor in 2006. She was asked to take this position on a temporary basis
Lakeway Publishers, Inc. announced Wednesday the acquisition of a group of newspapers and shoppers in Central Florida and the creation of Lakeway Publishers of Florida, Inc. The new Lakeway Publishers group will be comprised of newspapers formerly owned and operated by Sun Publications of Florida, Inc., a division of Independent Publications, Inc. Publications involved are the Osceola News-Gazette in Kissimmee, Clermont News Leader, Four Corners News Leader, The Triangle News
Vandalia Rotary Club members gather on April 25 to refurbish and assemble flags for placement at local business establishments and churches on federal holidays. The Rotary flags are among several fund raising projects to support student scholarships and other community services. Shown, from left: Tim Embree, Teresa Stice, Jean Trower, Herman Wright, and Earl Cordry.
Two weeks ago, the back wall of the former Martinsburg Market on Main St. completely collapsed exposing the upstairs apartment and the former market downstairs. No updated demolition date was made available by press time by the Twehous Excavating Company, Inc. in Jefferson City. The project manager is Jim Dallas.
The transition for Vandalia’s local grocery store from Hickman’s IGA to County Market has been a success, less than one month into the ownership change, this according to Director of Consumer Affairs Gerry Kettler. Many of the now former Hickman’s IGA employees were hired by Niemann Foods, Inc. in time for the transition, a banner was later replaced by new signage on the front facade, and County Market’s signature products