Monthly Archives: May 2015

Second Annual Kirksville Art Walk Set for June 5th

Written on May 29, 2015 at 9:22 am, by

(Kirksville, MO) – On Friday, June 5 the Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Merchant$ Committee, Kirksville Downtown Improvement Committee, Kirksville Arts Association and the MOSI Art Guild will be hosting their 2nd Annual Kirksville Art Walk from 4:00 to 6:30 pm in downtown Kirksville. Kirksville Area residents are encouraged to begin their Art Walk at […]

Show-Me Snapshots Photo Contest Picks up Steam

Written on May 29, 2015 at 9:21 am, by

  The fourth annual Show-Me Snapshots Photo Contest, sponsored by Missouri Farm Bureau (MFB) partnered with the MFB Foundation for Agriculture, is picking up steam as weather warms and seasonal crops begin to emerge for prime photo ops for photographers. The contest, launched in January and ending October 16, 2015, is open to Missouri Farm […]

Luther Lends Hand to New State Auditor

Written on May 28, 2015 at 7:07 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY  – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway, CPA, announced the hiring of her communications staff. Gena Terlizzi joins the State Auditor’s office as director of communications and Rebecca Gorley will serve as public information officer. “Maintaining open communication with the public is a priority for this office because it results in greater accountability and […]

Classified Ads

Written on May 28, 2015 at 4:51 pm, by

GARDEN TILLERS FOR SALE – Rear and front tine tillers.  All makes and sizes.  Lots of Troy Bilts.  Kahoka, Missouri 660-216-1809. FOR SALE – Huskee Supreme GT riding mower (mfd. By MTD).  Purchased new 2003, one owner, has been used each season.  26.0 HP Briggs & Stratton engine.  54” cut. Runs well, ordinary wear & […]

Scotland County Oats Bus Committee Hosts May Meeting

Written on May 28, 2015 at 4:29 pm, by

The Scotland County Oats Bus meeting was held at the Nutrition Site Tuesday, May 19, 2015.  Those present were Patti Brookhart, Peggy Garrett, Benji Briggs, Lavaughn Ketchum, Kathleen Clayton and bus driver, Clifford Ketchum.  There were also, six children, Willy, Jonathan, Cameron and Michael Garrett, Deslynee Small and A. J. Glick. The meeting was called […]

Grease Diet

Written on May 28, 2015 at 3:36 pm, by

This time of year I always try catching some pan fish. I really enjoy this slow, unhurried outdoor activity. It’s especially good after managing the deadlines of deer and turkey seasons, and an occasional bass tournament. There are no seasons for bluegill and crappie. If today is unsuccessful maybe I’ll go tomorrow; or maybe not. […]

The Perpetual Drain On Our Hearts

Written on May 28, 2015 at 3:32 pm, by

People are like batteries.  We are good to go for several miles.  We can charge into interference without the slightest flinch… once… well twice… well okay, maybe three times.  But afterwards our energy, we notice, begins to drain.  Our hearts have taken enough hits that we start to lose energy. No one is exempt from […]

Living Life Over

Written on May 28, 2015 at 2:08 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A fresh coat of paint brightens up any room, and this summer Scotland County R-I will receive up to 40 gallons of paint to refresh its learning environment. SCR-I was selected as the winner of a paint grant through Memphis Farm & Home’s partnership with True Value Foundation’s “Painting a Brighter Future” […]

When Old is Better 

Written on May 28, 2015 at 1:56 pm, by

by Nik for Dancing Rabbit “What do we say to power tools?” “NO!” The crowd roared in response. A man stood on a wooden stage in the middle of a crowded 10-bent timber frame barn; he held a broad ax aloft, like a mustachioed viking. Roy Underhill, long-time host of PBS’s The Woodwright’s Shop, which […]

5-28-2015 Issue

Written on May 28, 2015 at 1:46 pm, by