Crawford endorsed by Missouri Farm Bureau State PAC for Senate

Trustees of the Missouri Farm Bureau Endorsement Committee representing the State Senate’s 28th District have endorsed State Rep. Sandy Crawford (R) for State Senate. The trustees met during the organization’s PAC meetings Feb. 27 in Jefferson City. Crawford, of Buffalo, currently represents the 129th District in the House and is running for the unexpired senate

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Cedar County Historical Society meets

by Connie Maupin The meeting was called to order by President Judy Nichols and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Members present were President Judy Nichols, Vice President Bob Phillips, Treasurer Kay Snow, Assistant Treasurer Shirley Potts, Secretary Connie Maupin, Luella Phipps, Sharyl Henry, Kenneth Potts, Chris Barber, Clark Montgomery and visitor Jackie Wales. Library

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Schell Class of 2019 to sponsor Spring Festival Saturday

The Class of 2019 at Northeast Vernon County High School is sponsoring a Spring Festival, starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 1. Among events and participants confirmed for the festival are a Hit-a-Thon fund raiser for the baseball and softball teams, where friends and family can pledge amounts for each foot players hit the

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Bass tournament Saturday on Lake Stockton

Thirty to 40 of the area’s best bass anglers are expected to compete in the upcoming American Bass Anglers Division 126 draw tournament to be held Saturday, March 25. Anglers will gather early in the morning at Old State Park, where they will register and attend a mandatory briefing followed by boat position and partner

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MOKAN ELITE TAKE SECOND

MOKAN ELITE TAKE SECOND – The traveling MoKan “Elite” Lady’s Volleyball Team composed of El Dorado Springs middle and high school girls took second place in the Holden Classic Tournament’s Silver Bracket this past Sunday, March 19. The El Dorado Springs team won against the Lee’s Summit “Southside Swarm” to advance to the first place

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MDC plans improvements for Schell-Osage wetlands

Changes will improve wetlands and also fishing at adjacent Schell Lake The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is planning major improvements to levees and water supply for wetlands and a lake at the Schell-Osage Conservation Area. New levee placement and design will reduce damage from flooding, saving costs in the long run and providing better

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Rain and Swap Meets

As I have been doing for a while, I will start things off with the master naturalist quiz. Of the several species of hawks found in the Ozarks, which one is known to nest the earliest in the spring? By the way, any master naturalists who bring their master naturalist certificate from the MDC to

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MDC encourages people to Be Bear Aware

Don’t feed bears. Avoid encounters. React right. As blossoms and buds emerge each spring, so do Missouri’s estimated 300 native black bears. As they leave their winter dens this time of year, finding food is their main focus. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people to “Be Bear Aware” by not feeding bears and

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