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Jordan Jeffers takes 15 point deer

The deer had 15 points, all scorable. It weighed around 250 pounds and the unofficial Pope and Young score is 153 7/8. The Jeffers family lives in Gallatin. Jordan, 17, is a senior at GHS. [Submitted Photo]

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Tillage considerations for flooded soils

by Wayne Flanary Regional Agronomist, CPAg, CCA

The common question coming into the Holt County Extension office is "Should I be tilling my fields that were flooded?" Before anyone conducts any tillage on the Missouri river bottom, they should consider the possibility of the Corp releasing water next year. As of this date, the Corp of Engineers policy is to release water again in 2012. Hopefully, this policy may change.

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Leota Snyder turns 80

Leota Snyder will be celebrating her 80th birthday on Monday, Oct. 31. She would love to hear from all of her friends. Cards may be sent to 19479 240th St., Jameson, Mo., 64647.

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Measures to fight bacterial canker in tomatoes

by Tim Baker, Northwest Region Horticulture Specialist

My last two columns have described our discovery of Bacterial Canker in several Missouri tomato greenhouses and fields. This week, I would like to describe some of the concerns that growers will face, and measures they can take to fight the disease.

First, realize that bacterial disease can overwinter on plant debris. That means that growers should remove as much of the plant

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Motorcycle going too fast for curve, driver seriously hurt; child injured in seperate accident

Bert Chumley, 33, Jameson, received serious injuries in a motorcycle accident that happened at about 4:10 p.m. on Oct. 22, in Harrison County.

According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Chumley was eastbound on Hwy. 146 driving a 2005 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He was traveling too fast and did not negotiate a curve correctly. He crossed the center line, running off the north side of the road and

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Halloween safety for kids

by Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards

Kids love Halloween! They get to dress up and get free candy! What a perfect holiday! Some kids already know things that you can do to be safe, like how to cross the street, not to talk to or go with strangers and things like that. But we adults know how exciting Halloween can be and that can make you forget to be careful.

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Grain is overflowing the brim

Between 10,000 to 15,000 bushels of corn is pictured emptied onto the asphalt lot at Nalle’s Feed and Grain off of Hwy. 6 northeast of Gallatin this past week, after all the bins were full.

Gordy Hale, who takes care of the grain and works at the office at Nalle’s, said the corn will be loaded out when other corn is shipped from the grain bins. He said if it

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Jameson Community Betterment awarded third place in state competition

Representatives from the Jameson Community Betterment (JCB) organization accepted the third place plaque and cash award for the group’s work over the past year.

Seven communities participated in the Missouri Community Betterment’s annual competition in Category One (smallest population). South Iron-Annapolis placed first and Allendale placed second in this category. In total, 38 communities and 12 individuals were honored during the 48th Missouri Community Betterment (MCB) conference in Jefferson City.

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Access II holds Halloween Spooktacular, other events

Access II, located at 101 Industrial Parkway in Gallatin, will hold an Halloween Spooktacular from 5-8 p.m. on Oct. 31 for kids of all ages.

The Spooktacular will have costumed witches, goblins and other characters handing out candy and "tricks" in the lower level of the facility. Kids of all ages are welcome to come up the hill into the "haunted dungeon" for laughs, frights, candy and popcorn in a

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