Roscoe Christian Church to host revival

Doug Aldridge of Ozark Christian College will serve as evangelist at the upcoming Roscoe Christian Church revival. The five-session, four-day event is scheduled for Sunday, April 30, through Wednesday, May 3. The Sunday morning service begins at 10:30 a.m., following Sunday School which begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday evening’s service kicks off at 6 p.m.,

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Sign-up deadline for Missouri Steer Feedout May 10

The deadline for signing up to participate in the Missouri Steer Feedout for steer calves born after July 1, 2016, is May 10. Actual pickup of steers is June 6, and they must be weaned at least 30 days, preferably 45 days before pickup date. An entry consists of at least five steers that will

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Spring weather hurt fescue growth, but second cutting may be possible

This may be the year for two cuttings of tall fescue hay. That’s good news. The bad news: The first cutting will make lousy hay, says Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage agronomist. Erratic weather caused fescue to set seed early. Under stress, grass made seed instead of leaves. “Those early seed stems must

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Pound Pets

Puppy – female, tri-color mixed breed, approximately six months old. Puppy – female, black Labrador Retreiver, approximately 9 months old. Dog – male, blue fawn with white Pit Bull, approximately 2 years old. Dog – male, tan and white Basset Hound, approximately 2-3 years old. Due to imposition of city ordinances all animals MAY be

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American Bass Anglers coming to Stockton

American Bass Anglers Division 126 will hold a qualifying tournament Saturday, April 29, on Stockton Lake, launching out of Old State Park. Registration will begin at the ramp at 5 a.m. with a safety and rules briefing at 6 a.m. followed by partner pairing. Weigh-in will begin shortly after 3 p.m. at the launch site.

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STEALING HOME

STEALING HOME – During the Bulldogs’ game with Weaubleau Monday at home, Trey Babcock added to the Bulldogs lead when he stole home on a wild pitch. The Bulldogs took the game 19-5 in five innings. Head Coach Jeremy Barger said, “Yesterday’s game went well. I thought the boys played hard. As for the season,

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Wheatland Games

Varsity baseball won the first home game 7-1. Trey Babcock threw six innings and Colton Collins finished the game. Had some key hits to give us the lead and played some solid defense. JV won their game 4-1.

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St. Louis angler snags state-record skipjack herring

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports Steven Wengler of St. Louis became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he snagged a skipjack herring on the Mississippi River. The new “alternative method” record fish caught by Wengler on April 17 weighed 1 pound, 14 ounces. Wengler’s recent catch broke the previous state record

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Emerging milkweed is needed to feed hungry monarch larvae

Tattered yet resilient monarch butterflies have returned to the Midwest early this spring, laying eggs as they migrate north from their overwintering grounds in Mexico. While the distinctive black and orange creatures are a welcome sight here in Missouri, the butterfly’s early appearance could mean that emerging milkweed plants won’t be sufficient to feed hungry

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89th Missouri State FFA Convention

STATE FFA DEGREE – Wyatt Graves, El Dorado Springs FFA, received his State FFA Degree during the state convention in Columbia April 20-21. The state FFA Degree is the highest degree a member can earn in the state association and is only given to 3% of the 28,000 members each year. FFA CONVENTNION RESULTS –

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