The Index from Hermitage, Missouri on October 19, 1995 · 1
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Hermitage, Missouri
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Thursday, October 19, 1995
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593 7196 w-)pyvw — THURSDAY OCTOBER 19 1995 VOL Ill NO 30 IN TWO SECTIONS "Serving Hickory County and the Lake Pomme de Terre Area' EsUbbhtdM ConaaivNion Pool - 839J) MSL Full Pool 8790 MSL Dm II L WednesdayOctil 85 39 Thursday Oct 12 83 32 m g ! Friday Oct 13 83 33 Weather SeluideyQctl4 83 43 Sunday Oct 13 NA NA Monday Oct 16 81 42 Tuesday Oct 17 84 41 TgjggifgqsgeBgg M SI £! j?PCPfl)fV ' Elevation Today - 83803 MSL nncrvurr DUdirotoRiver50cufti n of 375 gal ace KeOOrt ' Tunnel Outlet Tempefaiura 67 Lake Surface Temneraiim M Lake Surface Temperature 69® Water Condition: Clear iigtkiigRBt r?yfs 133iv $ sm iwhmot tnyy way P 0 BOX 127 HERMITAGE MO 656684)127 ST HISTORICAL CORNER HITT AND LOHRT ST COLUMBIA ra 65201 50 PLUS TAX USPS 261500 s fctWf tf? Emergency medical personnel load one Hermitage Saturday Parts of the wrecked buggy patient in the ambulance as others attend to the and the baked goods from the buggy are shown second one after an Amish buggy was struck stacked along Highway 54 a mile west of town from behind by a New Jersey motorist west of Darby murder trial involves AG The Missouri Attorney General’s office will be assisting Camden County in the prosecution of the Trudy Darby murder Case Darby a former Hickory County resident was abducted near Macks Creek in 1991 Her body was found in Hickory County Attorney General Jay Nixon raid his office will assist in prosecuting Marvin Chancy 34 and Jess Rush 20 who are charged with the murder of Darby The Camden County Prosecuting Attorney requested assistance with the case The attorney general's office often provides assistance to rural counties with murder cases NEWS BRIEFS R-1 teachers attend conference Three Skyline School teachers attended the Missouri Technology Conference f or Educators October 2-3 at Tan-Tar-A Jim brown Dana Hodges and Randy Spargo attended sessions relating to technology in the schools Some of the most prevalent topics at the conference were the Internet and videodisc technology Scholastic book fair planned at R-3 Wcaublcau High School and Middle School is hosting a scholastic book fair October 20-27 The fair will also be open during parent-icachcr conferences October 26-27 This reading event features the newest tithes from over 100 publishers and gives students parents and teachers an opportunity to see the latest works by popular authors and illustrators of books for young readers Admission is free Restaurant re-opens The Hometown Restaurant formerly Byrd’s Cafe has been opened on Highway 54 in Hermitage Lois and Brian Wells have been remodeling thebuslncss since they arrived here from San Diego Gdiferaia July 9 Mrs Wells is the daughter of the cafe owners Frank and Ruth Kaufhold R-4 carnival this weekend The annual Hermitage School Carnival will be held this Saturday October 21 from 4-7 pm With a Halloween theme the activities will include costume contests spook house booths and games Dinner will be served followed by prizes at 6:30 pjn a1 j Lnnriirt’mi'txrr The Darby case has the complexity of having the alleged crimes taking place in Camden Hickory and Dalhu counties The state can provide investigators to look for information in the multiple counties with the various law enforcement agencies Chaney and Rush were arraigned in Camden County Associate Court in June Tim McQueen testified that the pair had detailed their crime in a jailhouse confession McQueen has been convicted of the second-degree murder of his wife and sentenced to 13 years in jail McQueen admitted to pushing his wife off the cliff at Ha Ha Tonka State Park in October of 1993 At the arraignment Waylan Darby testified that his mother was working alone at the store on the evening she disappeared She called him about 10 pm January 19 1991 describing a strange man outside the store and asked Waylan to come over When Waylan arrived minutes later he found the store wide open and no sign of his mother other than her purse and jacket Darby’s nude body was recovered from the Little Niangua River in Hickory County two days later Rush’s trial is scheduled for January 1996 and Chaney’s trial is scheduled far March 1996 Algae closes boat ramp Algae on the boat ramp at the Pomme dc Terre State Park Marina near Pittsburg has forced the ramp to be closed A spokesperson for the State Park said Monday that two vehicles have slid into the lake recently while attempting to launch a boat at the ramp No one was injured but the occupants of the vehicles had to climb out the windows of the vehicles as they were submerged in the deep water of the ramp The lake's water level has remained at a low level during the past several weeks because of continuing drought conditions and the growth of algae on the launching ramp has made it loo slick for vehicles without four wheel drive A 70-year-old driver was the second driver to lose his vehicle to the slick ramp last weekend His 91-year-old father was with him and both had to roll down their windows and swim for safety as the vehicle sank O XS32H ssUU&iiAsUweettiLitiee WV twiayiTywp Buggy sends The collision of an Amish buggy and a car near Hermitage sent two people to the hospital Saturday morning Abie Kinsingcr 33 Wheatland and his two young sons were en-routc to Hermitage in a horse-drawn buggy when they were struck from behind about 8:05 am by a 1987 Chevrolet stalionwagon driven by Kevin Yclcnik 22 Manalpan New Jersey Kinsingcr received back injuries and his son Joseph 10 received moderate injuries to his head and arm Both were taken to Citizens Memorial Hospital for treatment FSA elections announced The Hickory County Farm Service Agency is holding elections for the committee positions for the entire county Producers in the Local Administrative Area (LAA) 3 consisting political townships Cross-Timbers Jordan and Stark will elect a producer to serve on the County Committee for a term of 1 year LAA 2 consisting of political townships Center Green and Millions of pounds of black walnuts are being harvested across the Ozarks Most area walnuts are sold to the Hammons Products Co at Stockton where more than 30 millon pounds of the nuts will be processed to provide kernels for food products and shells for soft-grit abrasives used in facial cleansers lens polishers and jet o - car crash 2 to hospital and were released later that day Yclcnik was not injured but his car received extensive damage Yclcnik said he was blinded by the early morning sun as he came upon the horse-drawn buggy on a steep hill a half mile west of Hermitage on Highway 34 The driver of the vehicle following Yclcnik said she was also blinded by the sun did not sec the collision occur and almost crashed into the back of the Yclcnik vehicle All three occupants of the buggy were thrown into the ditch by the force of the impact Kinsingcr’s younger son David was not injured Wheatland will elect a producer to serve a 3-ycar term and LAA 1 consisting of townships Montgomery Tyler and Wcaublcau will elect a producer to serve a 2-ycar term Farm owners operators and tenants of legal voting age may vote if they arc eligible to take part in any FSA program The office encourages all producers to get involved in engine scrubbers Tannic acid from the- black walnut hull is a natural phenol use in such products as Robitussin cough syrup Bryan Parrack operates this huller at Preston where he had already bought more than 100000 pounds of walnuts late last week Phone 417 745-6404 417 745-6244 e Fax 417 745-2222 ' ' itix iijii Ji i The Kinsinger buggy was destroyed but the horse was not injured The buggy was loaded with boxes of bagged baked goods the family was planning to sell at Pioneer Days activities at the Hickory County Museum Pioneer Days exhibitors and a neighbor of the Kinsingers volunteered to operate a booth at the museum to sell the baked goods to help the family Saturday The accident was investigated by Cpl Jim Postman of the Missouri Highway Patrol the election process Almost anyone eligible to vote is eligible to serve on the county committee Nominating petitions may be requested at the Hickory County Office through October 30 which is the last day to nominate by petition Ballots will be mailed to eligible voters November 24 1995 The ballots must be relumed by December 4 1995

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