MDC invites public to Feb. 25 Vulture Venture

Vultures are a well-known, but under-appreciated member of the bird world. Few people realize it, but these large, dark-colored birds that many people refer to as “buzzards” perform valuable roles in nature. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites people to learn about these often-misunderstood birds on Feb. 25 at its annual Vulture Venture program.

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Protect your heart with these easy meal add-ins

What’s the biggest threat to our health? It isn’t cancer or even accidents, but heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, one in four deaths in the U.S. is caused by heart disease, which includes heart attack and stroke. This statistic is scary, but the good news is, there is something powerful we can

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4 things you can do today to support your heart health

On the path to good health, it pays to follow your heart – literally. A healthy heart is essential to supporting good overall health, yet many people ignore the warning signs that their heart is not as healthy as it could be. A 2016 survey from the American Academy of Family Physicians, conducted by Harris

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church of Christ Meeting room on Thursday, Feb. 9. Kay led us in singing “Write It Down”. Robbie led us in roll call.  We had 30 members weigh in today. Kathy was our best loser of the week with a loss of 4.0 lbs. Marilyn caught

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Give your Valentine’s Day flowers some TLC

Valentine’s Day flowers, like love, can stand the test of time if given a little TLC. Call it flor-amore. Your flowers will last longer if kept watered and fed, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Trinklein’s tips and homemade preservative recipe provide an extended warranty of sorts to make certain flowers last up

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Gardening Charlotte

Baked Chicken Rice Of all of the recipes from my childhood, this Baked Chicken Rice recipe is the most memory-evoking. It was our family go-to recipe when we needed a meal for a couple of days. Mom would ask me to make it when she was tired or when we needed to stretch a meal

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New ‘kid’ arrives a few weeks early

by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church by Pastor Nick Van Dam was entitled “Traveling with God” was taken from Exodus 14:10-21. Mt. Zion Home Bible study was held in the home of Tom and Beverly Pelkey Tuesday at 7 p.m. to study the Bible had nine in

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Golf isn’t quite up to par with Debbie

by Dora Jean McKinley Marilyn Entrikin said she was busy this week, playing bingo twice. She played at the Senior Center and at On My Own. Went to church on Sunday and to the Fifth Sunday songfest at Harwood Baptist. They are always fun. She even had her windows open. Kenny Entrikin took up a

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You could be a Master Gardener if…

You could be a Master Gardener if: * You want to learn more about plants and gardening. * You are eager to participate in practical and intensive training sessions.  Classes are a minimum of 30 hours, usually 10 three-hour classes.  Cost is $175. * You can volunteer at least 30 hours the first year and

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