How to shop for the right Medicare plan and avoid costly mistakes

Inflation is putting the squeeze on all Americans, but no one is feeling the pinch more than those on Social Security and Medicare who are on a fixed income. Over 64 million Americans are enrolled in Medicare. Once a year, between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7, Medicare offers all beneficiaries the opportunity to change their

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Senior Fitness: You May Have More Choices Than You Think

Do you struggle with starting or maintaining a fitness routine? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. While most of us know that exercise is beneficial, fitness can be daunting, especially if you’re over 65 and want to be sure that you work out in a way that is safe and effective. The good news? Physical activity

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Ronald Leroy Mogan

Ronald Leroy Mogan, 68, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Joplin. Ronald was born on May 12, 1954, to Darrel and Vera Mogan, in Osceola. He attended school and graduated from El Dorado Springs. After High School, he enlisted in the United States Navy. He did two tours in Vietnam. After the Navy, he

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Searching for Treasure

Dozens of found usable lures are on my wall in a basement workshop. Among these are about 40 antiques.  The most valuable are wooden, with glass eyes.  Some of them I have never seen before. I am a beachcomber, I reckon. Didn’t know what that was until I saw it in a magazine the other

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MDC reports young hunters harvested 2,881 deer during late youth portion

Top harvest counties were Lincoln, Franklin, and Osage. Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows young hunters ages 6-15 harvested 2,881 deer during Missouri’s late youth portion of the 2022 deer hunting season, Nov. 25-27. Of the 2,881 deer harvested, 1,302 were antlered bucks, 322 were button bucks, and 1,257 were does.

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DAULTON BAGS 10 POINT BUCK

Silas Daulton, 7, got his first buck on Monday evening, Nov. 21. His parents are Aaron and Heather Daulton. The information was sent in by Chicken Nana. Silas had been told that when his dad was in high school he was always in the paper because he played sports. Silas wanted to know if bagging

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Missouri DNR shares green tips for a tree-mendous holiday season

Tis the season to be giving. This holiday season, give a gift back to the environment by being mindful about how you celebrate. Americans typically generate the largest amount of waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. As you plan your holiday events and gatherings, add a bit of “green” to your party theme. The

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Wonderful Thanksgiving was had by all in Mt. Zion

by Julia Snethen & Marge Zink Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was conducted by Pastor Linda Wansing entitled “Hope” from Luke 1:5-25, 57-80. You are always welcome to join us for worship Sunday at 9 a.m. and Bible study Tuesday morning 9 a.m. Mt. Zion area was thankful for the much-needed rain

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