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Stockton Lion’s Club to host breakfast

Mark your calendar for the Stockton Lion’s Club breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Methodist Church Hwy. 32, Stockton. Enjoy a hearty breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice and coffee all for only $6. All proceeds fund local Lion’s Club charities. Eyeglass fund, boy scouts, eagle days, food pantry, band fund, Handicap-turkey

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Nature Center Hours Extend

March 1, the Springfield Conservation Nature Center began operating on their summer hours. From March 1 through Oct. 31, the Nature Center building will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and the trail hours will be extended until 8 p.m. daily. Nothing will change regarding the building’s Tuesday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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MDC plans upcoming tree planting workshops

Everyone can improve their property with a little planning and forethought.  Community Forester Jon Skinner is holding a series of Tree Selection and Planting workshops to help you make better decisions and establish your new tree to optimize its’ benefits to you and your neighborhood.  Everyone is welcome to attend one of these free workshops

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Novel tall fescue renovation school in Mt. Vernon March 7

Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension, says he often gets asked about why more farmers do not plant novel or friendly fescues. “My reply normally is that if their dad and grandfather had planted the old Kentucky 31 fescue and then landowners think if it was good enough for them, ‘it’s

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Square dance for your baked potato

On Friday, March 3, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will have their annual Baked Potato Bar dance with Jay Wright calling. The dance 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 welcome. Admission is $5 per adult dancer

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Dems to meet

The Cedar County Democratic Committee will meet at the courthouse in Stockton at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 7. The public is welcome.

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Nazarene Church to host revival

The El Dorado Springs Church of the Nazarene will host a revival with Reverend Leonard Miller March 5-8, 2017. Sunday services will be at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday services will be held at 7 p.m. For more information, contact the church at 417-876-4974.

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Youth baseball and softball registration

Registration will be held at the Civic Center from 5-8 p.m. Monday, March 20, and Tuesday, March 21. If you can not attend one of these sign up times, you may sign up at the Civic Center during normal business hours until April 7. There is a $10 late fee for each player that signs

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EHS to host Alumni baseball game

When: Saturday, March 11 Time Warm up/sign ups will be at 8:15. The game will start at 9 a.m. Cost is $15 and includes a shirt. (We will need shirt size in advance so you can pre-register via facebook or email Coach Barger. You can order extra shirts for an additional $10 per shirt.) Concessions

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Apple Grafting Workshop in Springfield March 3

Apple grafting will be the topic of a special hands-on workshop taught by University of Missouri Extension Horticulture Specialist Patrick Byers from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, March 3, at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave. Springfield. Participants will learn the techniques of the whip/tongue graft, try their hand at chip

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