Christmas Basket project updates for volunteers

Through this Saturday, Dec. 7, toys valued from $10 to $20 may be dropped off at Fugate Motors.  Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 9 a.m. volunteers are needed  to wrap the hundreds of gifts the community has so generously donated.  Bring your scissors and your holiday spirit and join us at the First Baptist Church.  Please

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Square Dance this Friday

On Friday, Dec. 6, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will have a dance with Mike Huddleston calling. This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. All area dancers and interested persons are invited. For more information call the Harolds at 417-465-2241, the Millers at

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Last chance for the Progress Club

This is your last chance for the Progress Club Christmas flower sale. We have wreaths and saddles for your loved ones, decorations and table arrangements for your home. Recycled and very low prices. Ome in and see what we have. Corner of Park and 54 Hwy. next to Classy Look Salon. Open from 10 a.m.

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Holiday Craft Fair at Korth Senior Center

Korth Senior Center will host a holiday craft fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday Dec. 7, at 309 West Englewood Drive in Stockton. Call 417-276-5306 for more information.  A wide variety handcrafted items, jewelry, soaps, baked goods and more Breakfast of biscuits and gravy will be served from 8 to 10. After breakfast,

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Warm-season grasses provide forage, wildlife habitat

Richard Asbill wants cattle and wildlife to benefit from warm-season grasses on his southwestern Missouri farm. Asbill, the superintendent of the Cassville R-IV School District and a former agriculture teacher, is one of the first participants in the NRCS + MU Grasslands Project. The project is a collaboration between the University of Missouri and the

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MDC invites public to search for short-eared owls on Dec. 7

Owl found on prairies will be focus of hike at Shawnee Trail Conservation Area. Short-eared owls don’t have short ears but they have a number of characteristics that make them interesting members of Missouri’s bird world. People will have a chance to hear – and possibly see – short-eared owls on Dec. 7 at the

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians Last Friday I attended the monthly Osceola Chamber Luncheon. I made a brief announcement of my plans to file legislation to honor Dr. Charles Bourland by naming the bridge on 13 Highway that crosses the Osage River arm of Truman Lake in his memory. Dr. Bourland worked for NASA at the

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CEDAR COUNTY COURT

The following misdemeanors have been disposed in Cedar County. Kaden Julian, El Dorado Springs, exceeded posted speed limit, 10/22/19. Fine: $250, 11/20/19. Rick Lee McCartney, Clinton, assault-2nd degree, armed criminal action, 7/14/18. Fine: Seven years doc, 11/20/19. Serri Ann Moore, Watford City, ND, exceeded posted speed limit, 9/1/19. Fine: $155.50, 11/18/19. Justin Ray Pfeifer, Stockton,

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CEDAR COUNTY SHERIFF

11/24 • Property damage reported on E Hwy CC Stockton.  Neighbor pulling pipes out of ground and throwing them.  Handled by officer. • Simplisafe reported alarm going off S 1201 Rd El Dorado.   False alarm. • Suspicious vehicle reported at Airport Village Stockton.  Person sleeping in their vehicle and horn honking excessively.  Handled by

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