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A Nice Ring to Anvil Shooting

Dw.cdrTroy Lesan is a person you should know. Troy regularly contributes articles for publication in the monthly editions of the Lake Viking News. In the latest issue, Troy writes about neighbor Jeff Hower who has an unusual hobby: shooting anvils.

This is an old timey art form. Back in the day many events closed with “ringing the anvil,” referring to the sound a blacksmith anvil makes when shot into the

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Dredging Up Mud at Lake Viking



Maintenance crews at Lake Viking are pictured using a 55-foot long reach excavator to dip out a cove at the south end of the lake. Shad Mort, lake manager, said another piece of equipment, called a suction dredge, is also used to clean mud out of the lake. [Staff Photo/TLH]


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Warren House Antiques is Meal Champ

Warren House Antiques of Jamesport was Meal Champion on Wednesday, July 23, at the Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin. Warren House Antiques sponsored the chicken pot pie meal served to home delivered clients and congregate clients.

Pictured are Mary Bickford, Alvin Hillman, Richard Hogan, and Jerry Hogan enjoying their meal. [Submitted Photo]

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Letter to the Editor: Amendment #1

Dear Editor:

On Aug. 5 voters need to support Amendment #1 to help stop the runaway regulation that is taking place in our nation. The Missouri Farming Amendment is to help protect Missouri farmers from harmful and burdensome regulations. Don’t take me wrong, some regulations are needed, but we are being overrun with them. A lot of regulations are not based on science but someone’s idea that thinks we need

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Real Freedom

by Pastor Steve Ellison

My country has just celebrated the July 4th holiday. Freedom has been celebrated and thanks have been expressed for the freedoms that we have. It is marvelous to be free to speak, free to exercise religion, free to possess weapons to defend ourselves, free to assemble, free to print things critical of the government, free to pursue life and happiness.

All our freedoms are wonderful and

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MDC Encourages Missourians to Protect Deer

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved proposed regulation changes to the Missouri Wildlife Code regarding the operations of hunting preserves and wildlife breeding facilities that hold white-tailed deer, mule deer, and their hybrids.

The proposed regulation changes will be published in the Missouri Register through the Secretary of State’s Office at sos.mo.gov/adrules/moreg/moreg.asp for a 30-day public comment period beginning July 16.

Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Director Robert Ziehmer stressed

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Robert Arnold 1953-2014

Family services for Robert Arnold will be held at a later date. Cremation is in the care of Bram Funeral Home, Hamilton.

Robert Thomas Arnold, born July 16, 1953, in Lancaster, S.C., died on July 26, 2014.

He had recently lived in Kidder and Cameron, as well as many other locations, especially while serving in the Army.

Survivors include his step-mother, Opal Arnold; two brothers; four sisters; sons, Tim Arnold,

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Danny Lukehart 1945-2014

Joint Services for Danny Lukehart and his mother Mary L. Lukehart were held Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Rupp Funeral Home in St. Joseph. Memorials are requested to the Danny Lukehart Memorial Fund.

Danny Wayne “Tex” Lukehart, 65, of St. Joseph, died July 26, 2014, at his home in St. Joseph.

He was born Dec. 24, 1948, in Gallatin, son of Mary and Lawrence Lukehart. He was a graduate

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Mary Lukehart 1929-2014

Joint funeral services for Mary Lukehart and her son Danny “Tex” Lukehart will be held Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Rupp Funeral Home in St. Joseph. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The interment will be at the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kan. Memorials are requested to the Mary L. Lukehart Memorial fund.

Mary L. Lukehart, 85, Saint Joseph, died July 25, 2014, in St.

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