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The Poosey Digest

By Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

This is an open letter to anyone under 25 years of age. In brief: don’t be discouraged. If this is the first time you’ve actually paid much attention to a political campaign it would be easy and understandable to think that presidential elections are the hemorrhoid of our democracy. I wouldn’t blame you a bit if you got the idea that hate, venom

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MDC and partners offer Prairie Days tours at Dunn Ranch

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Prairie Days June 24 and 25 at Dunn Ranch offers visitors a chance to explore prairie ecology and see bison, birds, butterflies and native wildflowers

Free event celebrates grassland heritage with bison, birds and wildflowers

Northwest Missouri’s grassland heritage will be celebrated at Prairie Days June 24-25 at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County. Bison, butterflies, birds and native plants that support them will be on display. Experts will interpret prairie 

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Uthe’s celebrate 50th anniversary

Anniv UtheBarbara and Wayne Uthe of Altamont will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married June 6, 1976, at Winston Methodist Church. The couple has three children, Megan (Phil) Barnard, Nathan Uthe, and Brett (Rebecca) Uthe. They have two grandchildren, Lillie and Caleb Barnard. Barbara works at Cameron Insurance Company and Wayne owns Uthe Construction. Cards may be sent to 24681 US Hwy. 69, Altamont, Mo., 64620.

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One act play tells story of farm transition

On Friday, June 10, 2016 the one-act play, “Map of My Kingdom” will be presented at no charge from 7-9 p.m. at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center, Chillicothe High School, 2801 Hornet Drive, Chillicothe. The play was commissioned by Practical Farmers of Iowa to tell the story of the emotional challenges that farmers face with farm ownership transition.

The one-hour play will be followed by a panel discussion forum

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Garden Club reports on projects

The Gallatin Garden and Craft Club held their monthly meeting on May 17 at the home of Louise Taylor.

Roll call for members included the variety of flowers that were blooming in their yards.

Several members were absent due to illness. The club was pleased to welcome two new members.

The May project was a report on who were given flowers, cards and visits on May Day.

The committee for

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Jameson finally getting a new water system

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McInroy Contractors trenching on city streets [Staff Photos/TLH]

Jameson Water System Improvement is sponsored by Daviess County Public Water Supply District Number Two, Gallatin. The architect/engineer is Allgeier, Martin & Associates, Inc. of Joplin. Contractor is McInroy Contractors LLC, Nevada, Mo. The work is financed by the United States Department of Agriculture. McInroy Contractors is pictured doing the trenching inside Jameson city limits and Nail Construction out of Jamesport is

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Walking for MS  

By Troy Lesan

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Allison Spidle and Courtney Lybarger during Courtney’ walk around the Lake.

Now that the season is here, it’s time to take the boats out on Lake Viking for sightseeing or maybe a little fishing. Going around the lake in a boat is an activity that is always a satisfying way to spend time. I know of one person; however, who recently went around the lake a different

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Fishing derby June 4

The North Missouri Sportsman’s Alliance and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will be co-sponsoring a Youth Fishing Derby Saturday, June 4, at the Livingston County Fairgrounds just outside of Chillicothe.

The Fishing Derby will be held in conjunction with the annual North Central Missouri Hunting & Fishing Collectible Show, which will be held June 3-4 in the Jenkins Building, also located on the county fairgrounds.

“We thought it would

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Get hooked on fishing with MDC Free Fishing Days June 11 and 12

mdc free fishingGet hooked on fishing with the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Free Fishing Days June 11 and 12. During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag.

Normal regulations remain in effect, such as limits on size and number of fish an angler may keep. Special permits may still be required at some county,

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