ElDo Christian High School Courtwarming – Jan. 6th

  Pictured:  Back row;  l to r, Head Coach Mrs. Sarah Gingerich, Lexi Buttorff, Jordanne Steuck,  Hailey Krehbiel, Aidan Krehbiel, and Charity Middleton.  Middle row; Mindy Harper, Isabelle Bryson, and Abigail Batson.  Front row; Colbie Wood and Olivia Bryson. Pictured: Back row; Head Coach Mr.Travis Cole, Landon Wilson, Brayden Housh, Elijah Buttorff, Laine Dobbs, Drew

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The Most Valuable Tree

I marvel sometimes at how well wildlife can survive cold weather, but to tell the truth, when cold weather hits hard, especially with rain, ice and snow, plenty of wild creatures do not survive. Birds are hit especially hard if they are being fed from a feeder and then it stops. A day or so

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Apply online for MDC spring managed turkey hunts

Apply at mdc.mo.gov/springturkeyhunts between Jan. 6 and Feb. 28. Missouri youth, archery, and firearms turkey hunters can apply online for 2017 spring turkey managed hunts between Jan. 6 and Feb. 28 through the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) website at mdc.mo.gov/springturkeyhunts. Managed hunt details and application procedures are outlined on the webpage. Drawing results will

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January conservation management plans

How are conservation areas important to you? The Missouri Department of Conservation is in the process of updating management plans for conservation areas and invites public comments. To view management plans and share comments online, visit mdc.mo.gov/areaplans. The following draft conservation area management plans are available for public comment January 1-31, 2017. Kansas City Region

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MU Extension Sheep, Goat Production Workshop in Stockton Jan. 10

Cedar County MU Extension Center and Council will put on the MU Extension Sheep and Goat Production Workshop on the evening of Jan. 10 at the Cedar County Library (717 East Street, Stockton).  The workshop will begin at 6 p. m. and the presenters will be Cedar County MU Extension Regional Livestock Specialist Patrick Davis

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Bulldog Wrestling seniors

On Dec. 20, the Bulldog Wrestling program recognized its two seniors. MICHAELA TROTTER – is the team manager. She is the daughter of Stephen and Dorris Trotter. ETHAN DUBOIS – is the son of Calvin and Lois DuBois.

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Savvy Senior®

Tax help for caregivers of elderly parents Dear Savvy Senior Are caregiving expenses tax deductible? I provide a lot of financial support to my elderly mother and would like to find out if I can write any of it off on my taxes. Supporting Son Dear Supporting, There are actually several tax deductions and credits

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The truth behind 2 popular ‘health’ foods

Did you dance in delight the first time you heard that dark chocolate is good for you? Did you think that your favorite indulgence just became an official “health food?” Popular culture often makes too much of health benefit claims, especially when it comes to food and drink that many people consider guilty pleasures. It’s

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The best wearable tech devices to help you look and feel better

Wearable health technology first started in hospitals as a way to help people with injuries heal faster. Now, the trend has gone mainstream and pro-active; one in five online adults uses a wearable device, and the majority of those devices are health-related, according to Forrester Research. “Americans are using a variety of wearable devices to

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