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Square Dance the year away

On Saturday, Dec. 31. the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will have a New Year’s Eve Dance with Jay Wright calling.  The dance will be held from 9 p.m. to 2:15 a.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, in Nevada.  Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer.  All area

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Ambulance Board meeting rescheduled

The December board meeting of the Cedar County Ambulance District has been rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, in the Stockton Ambulance Barn. Included on the agenda is an item for the board to accept the resignation of the District 3 board member and one for the appointment of a new board member. Other

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MoDOT Historic Preservation Section Seeks Help from the Public

The Missouri Department of Transportation is developing a programmatic agreement for common concrete and steel bridges constructed before 1945 in order to streamline the Section 106 review process for bridges.Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 requires agencies to take into account the effects of their undertakings on historic properties. To aid

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Pape reschedules Christmas program

Pape Christian Church cancelled morning services and the evening Christmas Program on Sunday, Dec. 18, due to the severe cold. We look forward to Christmas Morning Worship on Sunday, Dec. 25, with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Worship at 11 a.m. Weather permitting, we will present our Christmas Program at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan.

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Team Spirit is now TRACTION

The Missouri Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Division has announced the rebranding of their Youth Traffic Safety Leadership Training program. The TEAM SPIRIT program will now be called TRACTION -Teens Taking Action to Prevent Traffic Crashes. While this is a new look for the program, it will remain consistent with the program’s goals and implementation.

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MDC sets upcoming deer and turkey hunting dates

At its meeting on Dec. 16, the Missouri Conservation Commission approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for 2017-2018 turkey-hunting and deer-hunting season dates. 2017 Spring turkey hunting dates •Youth Portion: April 8 and 9 •Regular Turkey Season: April 17 through May 7 2017-2018 Fall turkey hunting dates •Archery Season: Sept. 15 through

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Pasture workshop Jan. 23

There will be an MU Extension workshop titled “Strategies to improve pasture and grazing management” on Jan. 23 at the Vernon County Fairgrounds Diner in Nevada. The workshop will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The teachers for the workshop is Patrick Davis Cedar County MU Extension Regional Livestock Specialist and Pat Miller Vernon

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