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EMS calls hit 11-year high Marion County EMS logged 1,172 calls in 2015, the most of any year dating back to 2005, county commissioners learned Friday. Data reported by EMS interim director Ed Debesis showed 344 calls, an average of about six per week, didnt involve patient transpo
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Feb 3, 2016 5:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
2 vehicles, 1 garage destroyed by fire at lake An unattached two-car garage, a Chevrolet S10 pickup, and a Monte Carlo were destroyed by a fire that ignited around 3:30 p.m. Thursday at 12 Random Rd. behind the former Kingfisher Inn building at Marion County Lake. Billowing black smoke was visible fro
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Feb 3, 2016 5:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fires scorch native grass in Marion and Butler counties Burns and Florence firefighters helped extinguish a massive grass fire that blackened more than 1,200 acres of native grassland Friday south of the county line. The fire started at approximately 1:30 p.m. at North West 40th and Haverhill Road and spread t
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Feb 3, 2016 4:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Business owner arrested on multiple charges Gavin Shields, 28, owner of Shields Service and Supply in Lincolnville, faces multiple drug-related charges after being arrested twice in January. The charges came after Shields allegedly obstructed the apprehension of Tyrone Vondal, 38, of Lincolnville,
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Feb 3, 2016 4:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Train rips car in half as man leaps to safety Dustin Rhodes, 20, of Ramona, narrowly escaped the destructive force of an oncoming freight train Thursday after surviving a car wreck moments before the train ripped the car in half. At approximately 8:37 p.m., Rhodes was westbound in the 1800 block of 3
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jan 28, 2016 12:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Economic development hindered by errant, disjointed information What do a dilapidated Chase County bridge, China, and former Marion economic developer Terry Jones have to do with economic development in Marion County? Nothing, of course, but Marion city administrator Roger Holter showed city and county officials Thurs
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jan 27, 2016 11:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Play together or pay dearly Its far past time to get deathly serious about countywide economic development, not just economic development isolated to Marion or Hillsboro or any other city. Prosperity in the years ahead depends on throwing out decades-old animosities and rivalries an
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jan 27, 2016 11:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Safety, fuel efficiency featured in new cars Safety and fuel efficiency features seem to be the trend in new vehicles available to consumers at local car dealerships in 2016. Terry Hagen, sales manager at Hillsboro Ford, said Ford has made a rather large change to its flagship truck line. Theyve tra
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jan 27, 2016 11:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Searching for a better means of public transportation Marion resident Evelyn Jewett, who had lunch at the Marion Senior Center on Monday, said she relies on other people to drive her wherever she needs to go because she no longer has a drivers license. Im always begging a ride, Jewett said. I try to do as mu
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jan 27, 2016 10:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Give kids a 'boost' in car safety Does it really take three days of training to learn to install a child car seat? It does if youre going to be a certified child passenger safety technician, which is what county extension agent Renae Riedy is. Parents and others who transport children in
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jan 27, 2016 10:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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