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Salem is a city rife with houses in need of attention, whether that’s by remodel or demolition makes no difference to Sherman Odom. Either would be an improvement to Salem’s housing market, according to Odom.

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The Dent County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help with any information on a male individual found deceased on the side of the road on Highway DD. Anyone who may have seen a male individual walking or receiving a ride on any of the county roads in the area of Anutt to Highway D…

James Carl Elgin Jr., 51, of Salem, was found dead Thursday morning at 4:30 a.m. at the intersection of Warfel St. and Center St. by Salem Police Department. According to police, at present, there is no foul play suspected. A toxicology report is pending.

Much of the Jan. 11 regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen centered on a strategic plan that the city plans to implement. Don Harkey of People Centric reported via Zoom on the ongoing development of such a plan. People Centric is a company hired by the city to help them improve operations,…

The Oak Hill R-I Board of Education met Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Members present were Amanda Dooley, Nathan Ragsdale, Nikki Eaton, and Sarah Hoffman. Natalie Stevens was absent. Superintendent Aibeen Holland and assistant superintendent Luann Jadwin were present. Nikki Eaton took minutes. Visit…

The North Wood R-IV Board of Education met Thursday night. The meeting was called to order at 5:57 p.m. The following people were in attendance: David Massengale, Wes Mobray, Ron Hedrick, Jarred Brown, Jenna Dunn, and Dave Tiefenthaler. Aaron Brooks was absent. Jeff Dodson, Lois Stacy, and M…

Legislation that will establish new boundaries for Missouri’s eight congressional districts is one step closer to consideration on the floor. The House Special Committee on Redistricting gave its stamp of approval to HB 2117 last week during a public hearing in the Capitol.

Producers selling local foods at the farmers market can learn about best practices, marketing tips, state regulations, and available resources to enhance farmers market sales in this five-part online series in February presented by University of Missouri Extension.

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