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Letter to the Editor – Gina Oberfoell

Dear Editor:

My husband and I attended our first township meeting recently and found it to be quite the informative experience.

 We both come from a place that did not have a township form of government, so this is a all very new, as I am sure it is to many others in Daviess County. This was a meeting advertised in this newspaper as a hearing on property tax rates

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Letter to the Editor – Paul Craven

Dear Editor:

I’m writing about the blurb in last week’s paper concerning the new Warner Brothers movie about Jesse James and Robert Ford.

Why did Warner Brothers shoot this movie in Canada instead of Missouri? Why did Warner Brothers choose to employ Canadians instead of Americans? The millions of dollars spent in Canada could have been spent in Missouri. That money could have gone to Missouri hotels, restaurants, markets, building

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Post Scripts: Why America is in trouble

by Joe Snyder

If you would like to know why America is in trouble, read the following from various sources:

I got a call from a candidate’s staffer who wanted to go to Capetown. I tried to explain the length of the flight and the need for a passport but she interrupted with, "I’m not trying to make you look stupid, but Capetown is in Massachusetts." Without trying to make

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Family Daze: Surviving career day – one story at a time

by Debbie Farmer

There is nothing I dread more than any sort of career day at an elementary school. I went through the ritual with my daughter and then my son, and recently I allowed myself to be suckered into it by a friend who teaches third grade and had a few slots open that she wanted to fill. I don’t know what I was thinking by agreeing to show

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The Coonridge Digest: “As the World Melts”

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from the Ridge.

He was squat, chunky, and waddled more than walked. The little fellow had jowls that dropped down below his chin and he wore an expression somewhere between sadness and the desire to pick a good fight. His feet were splayed outward, making him look a bit like a duck on dry land, and his eyelids dropped so far over his pupils that

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Several field days lined up for producers

MU Hundley-Whaley


tour Sept. 5
The University of Missouri Hundley-Whaley Research Center’s Annual Field Crop Tour will be held Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 1109 S. Birch St., Albany. Riding tours start at 9 a.m., last tour starts at 1 p.m., free barbeque lunch.
Tour highlights: Soybean Aphids; Corn Strip Till and Fertilizer Placement; Fertilizer Type and Placement in Corn; Native Plant Production; Stretching Poor Quality Feeds; Ethanol; CoProducts in Feed;

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Sweigers celebrate 50th anniversary

Bob and Elsie Sweiger of Pattonsburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 31. Their children are Randy, Teresa, Sheila and Scott. Their address is 21744 135th St., Pattonsburg, MO 64670.

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Calendar and Events

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Aug. 30 — Game Day 4:30-7; Sept. 3 — Closed for Labor Day; Sept. 4 — Bingo at 10:30; Sept. 6 — Game Day 4:30-7

Did you know your old hearing aids can be re-used? A not-for-profit organization will overhaul your old hearing aid and donate it to a low income client in need. Please drop unused hearing aids off at the Active

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Harding-Reynolds to be wed Sept. 22

Cara Harding and Brandon Reynolds are engaged to be married.

Cara is the daughter of Gayla and Michael Dunn of Edwardsville, Kan., and Roger Harding of Warrensburg. Brandon is the son of Jackie and Kevin Nichols of Cameron, and Richard Reynolds of Gallatin. The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Bonner Springs High School and is employed at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City in the medical records department.

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