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Arrests – Pike 11/16/22

Steven R. Treaster, 53, Hannibal, Mo., was arrested Nov. 10 on a charge of burglary, He remains lodged. Steven L. Keefer, 19, New Canton, was arrested Nov. 13 on a charge of harboring a run-a-way and resisting or obstructing an officer. He was released Nov. 13. Charles W. Turnbaugh, 24, Vandalia, was arrested Nov.11 on…

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Wadlow awarded National American FFA Degree

Local FFA member Bailey Wadlow of the Jersey Community High School FFA chapter was awarded the American FFA Degree. Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The…

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Lady Saukee Volleyball donates to Illini

Beth Zumwalt/Pike Press The Lady Saukee Volleyball team raised $1,000 through their Volley for a Cure night. The money was donated last week to the Illini Community Hospital’s Oncology Unit. Gathering for the check presentation was front row, left to right, Katie Couch, a nurse from Illini, Rebecca Neupauer, Molly Daniels and Crystal McClintock, also…

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Jersey County police and traffic 11.2.22

The following police reports were filed between October 21 and October 27. These reports are public information and are obtained from the Jersey County Circuit Clerk’s office. All individuals have been arrested and charged, or cited in the case of traffic violations. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The following individual was charged with…

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Backing the Blue and the Youth Fund

217 Terror in Roodhouse might only be open one month out of the year, but they make the most out of that month by donating a lot to the community in those four short weeks. Sunday was a big day of giving back. In addition to hosting the Family Friendly Fear Festival on Sunday, Oct.…

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A little goes a long way

Lewis and Clark Community College’s Board of Trustees is seeking a candidate to serve the remainder of a vacant trustee term, to end in April 2023. The vacancy comes after former Board Chair David Heyen’s resignation, effective Oct. 11, 2022. The full Board includes seven trustees and a student trustee, who casts an advisory vote.…

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Calhoun Nursing and Rehab to host Fall Fest

By Austin Andre The Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hardin is hosting its first ever Fall Fest event this month. The event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 12 to 5 p.m. and is free to the public. The day will include a selection of refreshments and activities for all ages.

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McDonald charged in more arsons

By BETH ZUMWALT Pike Press Travis McDonald, 37, Griggsville, the man accused of setting fire to the Lynch’s Livestock Barn in Griggsville, three times and to a semi-truck parked on the facilities’ lot, has been charged with additional crimes. McDonald is alleged to have set fire to the hog-buying facility Sept. 12,14 and 15. He…

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