RoundUp: depot restoration, teacher's sex-charge trial and brown recluse spiders

Depot restoration project gaining nationwide attention in magazine

As rehabilitation efforts at the Keokuk Union Depot continue, interest regarding the riverfront landmarkâ??s future is growing throughout the Tri-State Area and beyond.


Twelve watersheds receive grants from watershed board

The Watershed Improvement Review Board recently approved 12 applications totaling $946,952 in grants to support projects that will improve water quality or reduce flooding in the state.


Funding question stalls plans for new building

The Lee County Health Department and Lee County Conservation have been working together for the past few years trying to get a joint facility built at the Heron Bend property that currently houses Conservation headquarters.


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Fayette sex offender to be sentenced Thursday

A Fayette man convicted of five sex crimes is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday afternoon in Randolph County Circuit Court.


Delay in former Palmyra teacher's sex-charge trial

A former Palmyra High School teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student had his pre-trial conference rescheduled.


Brown recluse spiders on the move

Experts say dry conditions in Mid-Missouri have brown recluse spiders on the move looking for water.


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