ITS INDUSTRIAL, COMMERCIAL AND SOCIAL INTERESTS GROWTH AND PROSPERITY
HISTORY OF MARCELINE, METROPOLIS OF LINN COUNTY.
The decade from 1880 to 1890 will go down in history as the greatest ten years of railroad construction on the American continent. Jt was during this period of unparalleled industrial progress that the … > More >
United States Army (1960-1963) – B Company, 122nd Ordnance Battalion
Charles Fry, or “Charlie” as many knew him, was born and raised on a farm near Mendon, MO. He went to school in Marceline, MO, and then in Keytesville, MO, where he graduated in 1960. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army and … > More >
Nearly a century ago the casualty rate among locomotive firemen was so high that very few insurance companies would insure firemen and then only at a rate that was so high as to be prohibitive considering their compensation. This resulted in many widows and orphans being left destitute.
The Marceline Junior Chamber of Commerce is a comparatively newcomer on the scene when compared with some of the older organizations in town, however, since the club was founded in 1954, a great many things have been accomplished for the community.
Nellie Gardner, age 95, of Brookfield, died Friday, January 2, 2015, at Life Care Center in Brookfield.
A funeral service will be Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home in Brookfield with Pastor Don Kabel and Pastor Randy Festervand officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Brookfield. The family … > More >
Ivan Russell Buckman, 76 (November 29, 1930-April 18, 2007), of Marceline died Wednesday, April 18, 2007 at Boone Hospital, Columbia. Ivan was born November 29, 1930, in Kirksville, MO and was a resident of Linn County, MO. He was the son of Morgan Jasper and Clara Lee (Hisel) Buckman. He married Lois Evalyn Surber, April … > More >