Mark Walker

Mark Mancel Walker, 59, of Branson,  formerly of El Dorado Springs, passed away March 8, 2019. A funeral service was held Wednesday in Branson. Burial followed in Brasher Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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Goldie Thornton

Goldie Thornton, 92, passed away Sunday in Community Springs Health Care. Services for Goldie Thornton,  ElDorado Springs, will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, March 22 in Bland-Brumback Funeral Home with burial in Stockton Cemetery, visitation Friday 1:00 p.m.

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Cedar County Baptist Fifth Sunday to meet at Hopewell

Cedar County Missionary Baptist Association will hold Fifth Sunday services at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church with the following program: Friday night 7:30 – Brother Alan Collins, devotional; Brother Brock Divine, sermon and Brother Church Brown, alternate. Saturday morning 10:30 – Brother Tim Cooper, devotional; Brother Bobby Budd, sermon and Brother Charles Boultinghouse, alternate. Lunch will

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Five Loaves to meet March 26

Dederick Christian Church’s Five Loaves will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday,March 26.    The theme of the evening is “Recipe Challenge,” featuring recipes we have never made Please call 417/876-5730 to RSVP to help us plan for the evening. Refreshments (and demonstrated food) will be served. The Dederick Christian Church is located one block north

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Bethel Missionary Baptist to hold revival

Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will begin revival on Monday, March 25, at 7 p.m. nightly, except Sunday which will be 6:30 p.m. Brother D.J. Ford is pastor and Brother Ron Pitts in helping. Bethel is located at 21853 S. 1500 Rd. three miles south of Nevada. Everyone is welcome.

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‘Growing Edible Mushrooms’ workshop is March 30 in Alton

Learning how to grow edible mushrooms is the focus of an upcoming University of Missouri Extension hands-on workshop in Alton. The Oregon County MU Extension Council is hosting the “Growing Edible Mushrooms” workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 30, in the Alton Elementary School Multi-purpose building in Alton. This hands-on workshop is

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New Stockton spotted bass regulation increases opportunity

Increasing angling opportunity and potentially improving conditions for other sportfish are the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) goals for Stockton Lake’s newest spotted bass regulation. This year, the minimum length limit for spotted bass on Stockton is 12 inches. This regulation went into effect March 1 and replaces the previous minimum length limit of 15

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MDC invites public to learn about turkey hunting basics

Spring turkey hunting involves a variety of skills. Knowing how to locate a gobbler, call him into shotgun range, handling firearms in a safe fashion, and knowing the regulations are all parts of a successful and safe hunt. Hunters can learn more about the fundamentals of this popular spring pastime at two free Missouri Department

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Scott Tassi takes win and big bass

Kansas angler, Scott Tassi, topped the leader board at the D126 American Bass Anglers tournament held on Stockton Lake March 16. Tassi weighed in a 5-fish limit that went 15.18 lbs on the scales anchored with Big Bass of the tournament, a largemouth bass that weighed 6.02 lbs. Robert Cowen took 2nd place with a

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Missouri NRCS sets April 15 application deadline to apply for easements

March 11, 2019 — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has set an April 15 deadline to apply for wetland and agricultural land easements in Missouri. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to help private landowners, tribes, land trusts and other groups protect valuable lands through easements. The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) focuses

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