Creating confidence: 8 steps to feeling more self-assured

Virtually everyone struggles with a lack of self-confidence at some point in their lives and it’s perfectly normal to feel unsure of yourself in certain situations. However, if you find a lack of confidence is holding you back from fully enjoying your personal life, or achieving your professional goals, it may be time to take

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Gardening after 50 is golden with right tools

The right tools and techniques can make gardening after 50 golden, says University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist Todd Lorenz. Gardening after 50 should not be “trowel and error,” he says. Lorenz and Missouri AgrAbility Program state director Karen Funkenbusch suggest ways gardeners can use ergonomics to prevent muscle and joint pain. Ergonomics is the

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Twentieth Century Club meets

by Lana Jones On Oct. 10, 12 members of the Twentieth Century Club met in the home of Jean Wernel with Glenda Ware serving as co-hostess. President Sandi Eaves called the meeting to order followed by the reading of the minutes of our last meeting and the treasurer’s report which were accepted. Reports from the

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Gardening to distraction

Peak of fall color Suggested headline: I miss some of the calls, people wanting to know when fall colors will reach their peak. It was a yearly project where I used to work. It started with my trying to convince silviculture specialists in August to “guess” at what kind of fall colors we would have

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RIVERVIEW COMMUNITY REUNION 2016

RIVERVIEW COMMUNITY REUNION 2016 – What a wonderful fall day it was for the 59th Riverview Community reunion Oct. 2, 2016. Several attended church service before the reunion started. The dinner was a carry-in, with an abundance of good food. Mike Norval, pastor of the church, gave the noon prayer. After dinner there was picture

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Forced bulbs bring spring color inside for winter

Fall is here, and already we are looking forward to spring. But why not bring a bit of spring indoors during the winter? An excellent way to do this is by forcing spring-blooming bulbs into bloom in midwinter according to Patrick Byers, horticulture specialist with University of Missouri Extension Common bulbs used for forcing are

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Speedy recovery R.J. and Dixie

by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Pastor Nick Van Dam brought a very unique morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church entitled “Wesley’s Rules for Singing.” Join us at 9 a.m. for worship. Mt. Zion Home Bible study meets each Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Tom and Beverly Pelkey home to study the

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News from Harwood and area

by Helen Ellerman Mary Ellen Maus, who was in Moore-Few Care Center at Nevada, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Moore-Few Care Center. She lived in the Schell City area until she went to the nursing home. She was very active in the Schell City-Harwood United Methodist Women. She would get up each morning and

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Happy fifth birthday Alec and Megan

by Dora Jean McKinley Marilyn Entrikin, Treasa Brewer would like to know if you would honk as you go past her house? She said she would be listening. Marilyn E. went to a birthday party on Saturday at Circle Pack in Rich Hill. Alec and Megan are five. On Sunday, Pine Street Church had a

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ElDo Chamber named Missouri Chamber of the Year

The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce has been notified by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry that it is the recipient of the 2016 Missouri Chamber of the Year for smaller markets. The smaller market award goes to a chamber of commerce with 500 or fewer members. The El Dorado Springs Chamber of

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