Saturday afternoon a cluster of pink, purple and white balloons gracefully rose into the sky above the First United Methodist Church, concluding the celebration of the life and legacy of Truman professor and Kirksville community […]
Better nutrition can be cheap and easy for college students, no matter whether they cook it themselves or find it in the dining hall. By making small changes, college students can begin to eat healthier no […]
If you’ve ever felt uncomfortable walking home or unsure what to do if someone is invading your space a little too much, you might find the self-defense classes being sponsored by the Department of Public […]
Truman State’s professional financial organization, Beta Alpha Psi, is offering its annual tax assistance program to Truman students and Kirksville residents throughout February and March. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, or VITA, is a program BAP […]
Thirty-three years after his service in the Army, Roger Marsh, Director of Campus Mail Services, received the Army Commendation Medal Tuesday, Feb. 18 among his family and friends.
Marsh served in the Army from June 1978 to July 1981. For his good service, he was to receive the Army Commendation Medal, but after leaving the Army, he didn’t get the award. Marsh says he thought it would just come in the mail, but as years passed, he never received it. […]
As untamable animals that often carry diseases, feral cats have become a primary concern of Animal Control and human societies in northeast Missouri. Kirksville’s growing feral cat population is posing a problem to pets and other wildlife in the area. […]
Indicators of Truman State’s history and involvement with political and military scares of the 1950s exist below the surface of its campus.
Numerous underground spaces beneath Truman’s campus once were home to fallout shelters. In the 1960s, fear of nuclear attack from the Soviet Union led to the creation of fallout shelters across the country. […]
Saving lives isn’t for everyone, but Air Evac Lifeteam 38 in Kirksville does it almost every day. When patients need quick transportation, pilots, nurses and medics are ready to answer the call.
The Air Evac base, like all the others spread across 15 states, operates 24/7 year-round to ensure optimal patient care for the surrounding rural communities. Bases mostly are funded through $65 annual memberships, which provide members with insurance for a flight. Otherwise, patients might end up with a $20,000 bill. […]