Living Life Over

55 Years Ago New stop and go lights were installed on the four corners of the square. In addition, octagonal stop signs have been placed on each of the four corners.  Vernon Tippett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Tippett was a awarded a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Petroleum Marketing at…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning, June 11, 12, and 13, there is a major Christian event at Miracle Hills Ranch in Bethany, Missouri with free admission.  Major Christian bands will be performing. There are campfire facilities.  Bring your whole family or church bus. This is a yearly event and promises to be…

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Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest Enters Final Week

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is reminding amateur photographers across the state to enter the 2021 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 11. The contest is an opportunity for photographers to submit their best images of life on the farm to help tell the story of Missouri agriculture. That…

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Missouri Department of Agriculture announces 2021 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced that the Missouri Senior Farmers’ Markeat Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is up and running for the summer. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Services, the SFMNP assists low-income seniors in obtaining fresh, Missouri Grown produce and generates more than $200,000 for the farmers’ market community. Through…

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MACC’s Veterinary Technology Program Receives MFA Oil Foundation Grant for Barn Project

MEXICO, MO – Moberly Area Community College’s (MACC) Veterinary Technology Program has been awarded a two-thousand-dollar grant from the MFA Oil Foundation for the Veterinary Technology Program’s barn construction project.  MACC’s Veterinary Technology Program will use the funds to construct a new barn at the MACC–Mexico campus. This will allow students to gain experience in…

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“Queen of Bluegrass” Rhonda Vincent To Headline At Clark County Fair

Rhonda Vincent   By Mike Scott Grammy Award winner Rhonda Vincent will headline the entertainment at the 2021 Clark County Fair.  Vincent, the “Queen of Bluegrass” will play one performance on Saturday, July 17, from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Vincent, a 2021 inductee into the Grand Ole Opry, has seven Grammy Award nominations. A Greentop, Missouri…

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Commission Minutes

Thursday,  May 27, 2021 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 A.M. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling,                                  Eastern District Commissioner, Brent Rockhold,              …

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City of Downing Regular Meeting

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00pm on June 7, 2021, with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Ray Bange, Bill Anderson, Joy VanWye, and Gene Bruner. City Clerk Carol Dryden, Water/Wastewater Operator Kevin Martin an Contract Operator Eric Bowens. Copies of the Agenda, Minutes of the last meeting, Deposits &…

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USPS Seeking Price Increase

WASHINGTON, DC — As part of “Delivering for America,” its 10-year plan to achieve financial sustainability and service excellence, the United States Postal Service filed notice today with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) requesting price changes to take effect Aug. 29, 2021 that are in accordance with approvals provided by the PRC last year.  The…

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So, God Made a Farmer

by Paul Harvey And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, “I need a caretaker”  — so, God made a Farmer. God said, “I need somebody willing to get up before dawn, milk cows, work all day in the fields, milk cows again, eat supper, then go to town…

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