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Capitol Perspective: The costs of candor

The Todd Akin controversy has reminded me of other times that Missouri politicians have gotten into trouble for misspeaking — or, maybe, for saying what they truly believed, but subsequently claimed were mistakes in their language.

As journalists, we appreciate those sources who speak to us with unrestrained candor. But we sometimes extract a heavy price for the candor we seek.

That lesson was demonstrated in the early 1980s shortly

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Cut to the Chase: Drought challenges all aspects of ag

by Bob Stallman

One of the greatest attributes of a general farm organization such as Farm Bureau is that it represents farm and ranch families who raise all different types of food and fiber. At the same time, one of the biggest challenges facing a general farm organization is that it represents farm and ranch families who raise all different types of food and fiber. This summer’s drought brought that

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Jone Perry checks out after 23 years

Jone Perry is retiring after serving 23 years as the assistant director of the Daviess County Library.  A reception will be held in her honor between 2-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Since her first day in January 1989, Jone has seen many changes. She recalls the days when books were checked out with a rubber stamp and patrons did not carry library cards. She clearly remembers all the cards

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Drought prompts building to collapse at Kingston

KINGSTON, MO — A large brick building on the southwest corner of the square in Kingston collapsed on the evening of Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, resulting in the temporary closing of Highway 13 and forcing motorists to detour around debris. The building, owned by Dr. Robert and Peggy Adams of Hamilton, had been vacant for several years. It was most recently used by a window assembly business. Originally, the building

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Route 13 closed at Hamilton

HAMILTON, MO — The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced that Route 13 in Caldwell County is closed just north of U.S. Hwy 36.

Utility crews are currently repairing a broken waterline that broke Wednesday evening, Aug. 29. Work was expected to be complete quickly, however another break was discovered, pushing back the expected completion time.

All lanes in both directions are currently closed. Motorists may use Business U.S. Hwy

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Special meeting lacks quorum

PATTONSBURG, MO — A special city council meeting for Pattonsburg set for Wednesday, Aug. 29, was canceled due to lack of a quorum.  Those in attendance were Mayor Gene Walker; board members, Kendra Comer and Lonnie Luke; Water Superintendent Eddy Meador; City Clerk Karen Shepherd; Guests, Jim Bussard and Teresa Coffey. Board member Robert Sweiger was absent.

The tentative agenda of the special meeting included an appointment to fill the

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MoDOT hiring seasonal and emergency workers for Gallatin

For anyone in Northwest Missouri who is looking for seasonal or part-time work, the Missouri Department of Transportation may be the place for you. Due to shortages of maintenance personnel in at least 15 of its 20 maintenance facilities in the Northwest, MoDOT is looking to immediately hire seasonal and emergency workers.

Seasonal workers are hired for regular 40-hour work weeks for six months, up to 1,040 hours. Rates are

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Joseph Dean Perry b. August 26, 2012

Bobby and Tabitha Perry, Kansas City, proudly announce the birth of their son, Joseph Dean Perry, at 12:20 p.m. on Aug. 26, 2012, at North Kansas City Hospital. Joseph weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 22 ½ inches long.

Maternal grandparent are David and Robin Fowler, Kansas City. Maternal great-grandparents are Willa Fowler, Gallatin, and J.L. and Ina McFee, Gallatin. Maternal great-great grandmothers are Goldie Smyth, Atchison, Kan., and

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Poosey Digest: True representatives of democracy

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from the Poosey.

When Uncle Harvey would pull his old Oldsmobile into the Poosey picnic area for our family reunions, small children would scatter. He was the family’s premiere backslapper, cheek squeezer and knee pincher. Harvey redefined the word “gregarious.” Loud, brash, a bit off color and a self-proclaimed expert on all things vegetable, mineral, and philosophical, the man could bend your ear for hours

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