In an interview for “Paste” magazine, the lead singer of the indie outfit Desert Noises nailed his own personality in two sentences. When asked what early band recordings were like, Kyle Henderson stumbles through a […]
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Phi Sigma Pi gathered donated presents for foster children in Adair County last month at its annual “The Giving Tree Event.” PSP collected presents will deliver them Dec. 3-5. PSP, a national honors fraternity, is […]
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Communication professor Diane Johnson will retire at the end of the fall 2014 semester after more than a decade working as a professor at Truman State and nearly a lifetime trying to improve the country’s […]
Phi Sigma Pi’s annual event “The Giving Tree,” will gather donated presents for foster children in Adair County. PSP, a national honors fraternity, is working with local foster care volunteers for the event. The organization received a […]
A group of four Truman seniors and one alumnus have started collecting clothing for Kirksville’s homeless, and hope to open a nonprofit homeless shelter in the city within the next few years A group has […]
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For 100 years, the Bethel Community Church has been a fixture in Kirksville.
The church formally celebrated its centennial anniversary Sept. 7, with two special services and a lunch for church members.
During the past century, the church has had a rich history, said Rev. Marvin Cross. During World War I, he said a ladies aid group met at the church to sew quilts and other items for the Red Cross. The church has a tradition of supporting the troops, and church members sent goods to American soldiers during the Iraq War, Cross said.
“This church has been here for so long and touched so many people’s lives,” Cross said. “It’s a great testimony to think of this church continuing on for so many years.”
For church member Dave Clark, Bethel has been a part of his life for nearly 75 years. He said his grandparents were founding members of Bethel. […]
Almost 100 students, faculty, community and family members gathered in Red Barn Park Friday afternoon to dedicate a memorial tree to the late Teri Heckert — former psychology professor at Truman State — and celebrate her legacy.
Mandy Wiedeman, pastor of adult ministries at First United Methodist Church where Heckert attended, started the ceremony. Michael Schwend, president and CEO of Preferred Family Healthcare, Katie and Jim Judd, psychology alumni, and Heckert’s brother Ken Kruger spoke about the impact Heckert left on their lives.
During her speech, Katie Judd officially announced the Dr. Teresa Heckert Memorial Scholarship fund, which currently is valued at $57,000. […]