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Sheriff’s Station Gets Upgrade

May 2, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] The security system at the Adair County Sheriff’s Station currently is getting an upgrade set to be completed during 2020. The security system in the jail has not been upgraded since 2002. Updates […]

Arts & Entertainment

Community Theatre Parody Called ‘Wicked’-ly Funny

April 23, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Music and laughter filled the air last weekend at the premiere of “Forbidden Broadway,” a musical that parodies other musicals. Kirksville Parks and Recreation is continuing to present “Forbidden Broadway” April 23-25 at Jackson […]


Biston wins city council election

April 7, 2015

First time runner Philip Biston won the April 7, 2015 city council election. The election results were released at the Kirksville city courthouse Tuesday night. Biston ran for the city council member position against Betty […]


City council candidates discuss goals

March 30, 2015

Candidates for Kirksville’s upcoming city council elections discussed citizens’ concerns about the economic direction of Kirksville during a forum Monday at the A.T. Still University. A panel of four interviewers presented questions to candidates about […]


Blink of an Eye to close March 31

March 19, 2015

Blink of an Eye, a Kirksville business located at 108 N. Franklin Street on The Square, will close its doors March 31.   Owners Keith and Katherine Jackson say the reason behind the store closing […]


Glass recycling come to Kirksville

March 17, 2015

Kirksville’s $100,000 grant proposal for a new glass recycling program in the community has been approved. The program will feature monthly pick-up and be available to community members on an individual basis. Each house interested […]


Community to Discuss Transmission Line

February 25, 2015

The Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois will host an open house from 10 a.m. to noon, Feb. 26 at the Kirksville Days Inn for citizens concerned with the upcoming Mark Twain Transmission Project. The Mark […]


TIF Commission Begins Pilot Program

February 15, 2015

The Tax Increment Financing Commission has begun a pilot program aimed at restoring and revitalizing Kirksville’s downtown area. The Downtown Revitalization Pilot Project is in the early stages of investigating what can be done to […]