Students offer tax help to campus and community

February 20, 2014

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 […]


Truman staff member receives Army award after 33 years

February 18, 2014

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. […]


Kirksville bomb shelters rediscovered

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. […]


Air Evac Lifeteam saves lives in rural Missouri

February 16, 2014 and

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. […]