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Pattonsburg News

by Lavena Lowrey

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Taylor, Independence, came to see Letha Shipers Saturday. They took her to Bethany to attend a third birthday party for great-granddaughter Kinsley Johnson, daughter of Chad and Brook Johnson, Gilman City. The party was at the skating rink. Others there were Dave and Dana Shipers and other relatives and friends.

Angie Crowder and Jared and Jenna and grandmother Judy, all from Centralia, came

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Harvest continues to be challenging; on-farm tests to evaluate new technology and products

by Wayne Flanary, regional agronomist

The snow last week slowed harvest in Holt county and parts of Nodaway and Andrew. Snow soaked into the soil leaving fields muddy. This has slowed harvest where other counties had limited precipitation, continue to harvesting crops.

Corn grain dry-down rates in the field drop very little by Thanksgiving. Many late planted corn fields continue to have the need for artificial drying so the grain

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Meat rationing during World War II

The following is by local historian, Wilbur Bush

In March 1942, the armed forces and the fighting allies were using about one-fourth of all the meat our country produced. Rationing became necessary on the home front. Civilians would have available only a little more than half of the amount they had consumed in recent years. Everyone wouldn’t get as much of every kind of food as they wanted and their

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Women in Daviess County can lower rate of cervical cancer

The most common sexually transmitted disease is also one of the most misunderstood.

The Human Papilloma Virus, or HPV, has over 100 different types. However, only a few of those can cause cervical cancer. The good news is that with current screening methods and a new vaccine that cancer is very treatable and preventable.

From 1992 to 2006, Missouri reported 13.3% abnormal Pap smear test results out of nearly 101,000

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Rose Prothero 1943-2009

Funeral services for Rose Prothero were held Monday, Nov. 23, at the Shelburne Baptist Church near Trenton. Arrangements were by McWilliams Funeral Home in Jamesport. Burial will be at the Shelburne Cemetery near Trenton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shelburne Cemetery, in care of the funeral home.

Rose M. Prothero, 66, Jamesport, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at Sunnyview Nursing Home in Trenton.

Mrs. Prothero was born June

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Edward VanSickle 1922-2009

Funeral services for Edward VanSickle will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, at the Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Kirksville. Burial with full military honors will be in the Veterans Garden of Honor at Park View Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northeast Missouri. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, Mo., 63537.

Edward Leroy VanSickle, 87,

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MU Extension offers a wide variety of programs to everyone

by Tim Baker, Northwest Region Horticulture Specialist

In previous columns I’ve mentioned how University of Missouri Extension can help individuals during tough economic times like we are experiencing now.

Rough economic times can affect MU Extension as well, but in Missouri, we have been fortunate to receive good support from the State of Missouri, where our value is recognized for the services that we offer. Education is seen as part

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Pamida donates $540 to Gallatin R-5

Pamida donated a total of $540 to Gallatin R-5 to help pay for back to school supplies for needy students. Of those funds $290 was raised at the store through chalkboard sales and $250 was donated by the Pamida Foundation. Store leader Peggy Simmons is pictured with Gallatin R-5 Superintendent James Ruse.

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HDC CONFERENCE 2009-2010 Academics Season Summary

First Team All-Conference    
Steve Campbell North Harrison
Justin Conover Pattonsburg
Frank Marshall North Daviess
Jessica Snyder Newtown-Harris
Grant Hartley North Daviess
Jacob Heldenbrand Winston
Kameron Cool Newtown-Harris
Skyler Parkhurst North Harrison
Reuben Gingerich Tri-County
Shawn Gott Grundy County

Honorable Mention     
Anna Sutton Tri-County
K.J. Dailey North Mercer
Justin Ralls Newtown-Harris
Shane DeHass Ridgeway
Heather Taylor North Mercer
Scott Conover Pattonsburg

Regular Season Standings  
North Daviess 10-0
North Harrison 9-1
Newtown-Harris 

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