A total of 46 brave men and women from around the area donned costumes and swim-wear to take a chilly dip into the lake. Their "Reason for Freezin"?….the athletes of Special Olympics Missouri.
Online fund-raising is still ongoing. Organizers of the plunge exceeded their goal of $15,000 but still hope
A mock check representing the funding was presented to the village during a funding celebration held Thursday, Feb. 19, at Winston City Hall.
Rural Development worked with Arvella Eaton, mayor of Winston, and Lucille Lusk, village clerk, in the application phase of funding for the project, along with Shawna
by Kelsey McLaughlin, Kelly Critten and Shelby Chadwick
The Gallatin FFA Chapter members kept busy this summer participating in livestock shows, leadership opportunities, and camps.
Megan Chadwick was elected Area 2 secretary and attended the Area Officer Institute at Lake of the Ozarks.
Breanne Brammer, Danielle Ness, and Riley Vanatta attended the Missouri Public Speaking Academy at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, where they expanded their knowledge of
by Charles Kruse
Missouri Farm Bureau is very concerned about legislation introduced in the Missouri General Assembly regarding county planning.
Currently, Missouri state law requires a favorable majority vote by people of any county wanting to initiate county planning, typically the first step for planning and zoning implementation.
That makes a lot of sense to us. If a county is going to start the planning process, why would county commissioners
by Casey Guernsey, 3rd district
It is the 6th week of session for the Missouri House and we are moving at a brisk pace. We have already passed the Quality Jobs Bill and the Teacher Protection Act. These are two major pieces of legislation assisting both the economy and rural school districts. Legislation introduced this week addresses topics such as protecting the lives of the unborn, tax reform and
JEFFERSON CITY–The Missouri Department of Conservation and the National Wild Turkey Federation once again are looking for early-rising volunteers to continue a five-year study of turkey gobbling habits. Besides the pleasure of hearing lusty mating calls of male wild turkeys twice a week, participants can hope to win a shotgun or a lifetime hunting permit in return for their contributions to science.
Volunteers count the number of gobbles and
by Joe Snyder
In most areas of the United States today you do not have to drive very far until you glance out of your car window and see a Wal-Mart store with its parking lot nearly full or irritatingly jam-packed with customer traffic. One cannot become over-irritated at this spectacle but old-fashioned guys like me can, who recall the convenience and friendliness of neighborhood merchants who would actually bring
by Debbie Farmer
OK, I admit it. I am one of those people addicted to self-help books. I can tell you how to get the truth in five minutes or less in any conversation, I’ve wandered the spiritual path to higher creativity, and I can state the nine fantasies that will ruin your life along with the eight realties that will save it.
On top of that, I’ve posed in
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