History and Progress of Marceline Police Department

In 1888 when Marceline, Missouri was incorporated, the first marshals were Joseph Turner and I.A. Runyon. Others who served as officers were Mike Burns, Wesley Ellis, George Ellis, Bill Conklin, Sam Parker, R.C. Freeman, Calvin Wilson. At this time the Police Department consisted of only two officers. Chief of Police and a night Police.

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Some of Those Who Have Worked in the Marceline Post Office

  • Charles Strickel, Asst. P.M.
  • Ethel Dexter, Clerk
  • Frank Van Tiger, Carrier
  • Ernest Ralston, Carrier
  • Thomas Smith, Fireman
  • William B. Couch, Clerk
  • Lem Maddock, Carrier
  • Glen B. Othic, Custodian
  • Wm. F. Still, Carrier
  • Wesley E. Twitchel, Carrier
  • Neal Stanley, Sub. Rural Carrier
  • Hugh Green, Rural Carrier
  • Lewis Adair, Rural Carrier
  • Mabel Harrison, Clerk
  • James K. Parkey,
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Herman Roland

Herman Roland, age 57, of Brookfield, died Monday, December 14, 2015, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Peters.

A memorial service will be held Friday, December 18, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home in Brookfield with Darrell Harris officiating. The family will receive friends Friday from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the … > More >

Everett Ray Bausell

October 14, 1921 – September 7, 2015
Everett Ray Bausell, 93, of Browning Missouri, died on Monday, September 7, 2015, at the St. Lukes Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Everett was born near Cora, Missouri on October 14, 1921 the son of Earlen and Marjorie Bausell. His father Earlen passed away after his return from WWI … > More >

Rosanna Hale

Rosanna Hale, 69, of Blue Springs, MO passed away July 13, 2015. Funeral service 12:30pm Fri., July 17th at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel with visitation beginning at 11am. Burial following at Blue Springs Cemetery.

Rosanna was born November 27, 1945 to Frederick & Ruby Oliver in Marceline, MO. She graduated from Marceline High School … > More >

The History of Marceline and its Newspapers

by Hank Miller

This is my 1962 Mizzou School of Journalism term paper on Marceline’s History of newspapers. The paper covers Marceline’s first papers from 1888, until the interview with Joe Belic in 1962. It is interesting to read about the early days, the depression and War I and War II with the Santa Fe … > More >

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