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Tobey McMullen of Cameron spent 9 months in Kuwait during Operation Spartan Shield. He was with the 548th Transportation Company based in Trenton. Tobey was a NCO-IC in charge of the communications section. He was part of the 2nd Platoon, 4th Squad.         The 548th left Kansas City for Germany,...
Night of Prayer Vigil
MAYSVILLE — Thousands gathered on the DeKalb County Courthouse lawn to honor the passing of Sheriff Andy Clark, who passed away in the line of duty last Wednesday, leaving behind a wife and four children.  According to an accident report by the Missouri Highway Patrol, Clark, 43, died while on his...
The “BAIN” wagon in the photograph was recently sold at the Boone County Draft Horse and Machine Sale by Sam Grinstead of Cameron
     The “BAIN” wagon in the photograph was recently sold at the Boone County Draft Horse and Machine Sale by Sam Grinstead of Cameron. Wagon-making was a large industry in the 1800's and Bain Wagons were considered one of the best brands.         Sam obtained the wagon from John Black of Maysville...
The Second Harvest Community Food Bank alongside volunteers will be distributing food through one-day mobile food drop in Osborn, MO starting at 10:00 a.m.  at the Osborn School-275 Clinton Ave.  Second Harvest recognizes the need within this area and is taking action by bringing food to the food...
Boil Advisory effective immediately   The DeKalb County Water District has issued a boil advisory due to a 8" main break. This boil advisory effects the cities of Stewartsville, Clarksdale this also includes everyone north of 36 Highway. this line was hit at approximately 1 pm on Sunday afternoon,...
     Old wooden barns are rapidly disappearing from the countryside. It is sad to watch them wither away. They were the wild amusement park of many a country kid. They were especially fun on a rainy day.         Wooden barns were once a fixture on every farm and served multiple purposes. They were...
Mule Gait
In the early 1900’s, Lathrop (MO) was called “Mule Capital of the World”. This was due in large part to the business firm of Guyton & Harrington. They raised mules, and with 300 employees was the largest employer in Lathrop. They operated three “mule barns”, each more than 65,000 square feet,...
Community members Jake Carlson, Judge Ryan Horsman and daughter Hayden congregate in front of DeKalb County Courthouse lawn where the prayer vigil will take place later at 7 p.m.
Residents of DeKalb County as well as surrounding friends, family and coworkers joined forces to honor Dekalb County Sheriff Andy Clark who was killed in the line of duty yesterday, June 3.  Rick Sharp, DeKalb County Sheriff Department Chaplain announced there will be a prayer vigil on the DeKalb...
Cameron voters overwhelmingly the B.E.S.T. bond, funding school building improvements, and a ½-cent sales tax funding a new city park and pool renovations Tuesday. As part of a plan to fund a new FFA building, a new performing arts center and numerous other building improvements, the B.E.S.T. bond...
Squirrel Cage Jail- Photo by Heidi Bench
About 20 minutes from Cameron is the “Squirrel Cage” Jail, listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This unique jail now serves as the “Visitor Center” for Gallatin (MO) and surrounding areas. Designed on a concept by William H. Brown, the jail was circular in shape and the “cells” could...

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