Schlumbergera truncata, a type of holiday cactus. Photo by Jan Mehlich. Shared under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-SA 2.5).

COLUMBIA, Mo. - While poinsettias are the most popular blooming holiday plant, if you are looking for a plant that can bloom for many years to come, try a holiday cactus, said a University of Missouri horticulturist.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period--from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2019.

According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), Americans, on average spend approximately 90 percent of their day indoors, where concentrations of some pollutants can be

The Caldwell County News will be a drop off for all those who wish to donate "Toys for Tots" this Christmas.

Our hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The newspaper office will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

We will be back on Monday, Dec. 2nd at 8 a.m.
 
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!
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(I'm taking a step back this week to let Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving proclamation remind us of where we come from as a nation and remind us to be Thankful once again this November that we live in the greatest nation on earth.)

Schlumbergera truncata, a type of holiday cactus. Photo by Jan Mehlich. Shared under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-SA 2.5).
Thanksgiving Civil War 1861
Schlumbergera truncata, a type of holiday cactus. Photo by Jan Mehlich. Shared under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-SA 2.5).
COLUMBIA, Mo. - While poinsettias are the most popular blooming holiday plant, if you are looking for a plant that can bloom for many years to come, try a holiday cactus, said a University of Missouri horticulturist. “Given proper care, the holiday cacti have been known to outlive their caretakers...
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period--from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2019. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: Patrol’s...
I was recently comparing lights that attach to the handle bar of a bicycle on a bike shop website. Some of the lights listed the number of Lumens and some just said for example, 80 candlepower. Since outdoors folks also shop for headlights and flashlights, this seemed like an appropriate subject to...
According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), Americans, on average spend approximately 90 percent of their day indoors, where concentrations of some pollutants can be 2 to 5 times higher than the air we breathe outdoors.  These conditions are made worse during the holidays as we add...

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Ian Morris of Kingston is shown with the deer he shot on the opening day of gun season. Ian had already filled his bow tags with another eight point buck and two does. He hunts with his dad Nick...

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