Fall Festival & Draft Horse Plow Days this weekend!
An annual event formally hosted by Bob Blades at the Hollow Road location. A demonstration event with homesteading skills including apple butter, cider press, bee keeping, broom making, black smithing, pumpkin carving, cooking by steam engine, saw mills, grist mills, sorghum making, steam and gas...
Open to children ages 12 and under.
Enter our Halloween coloring contest and win the World's largest Hershey bar. Just color the picture in the October 17 issue of the Caldwell County News, add your name, age, address and phone number, then drop off at the newspaper office or mail to Coloring Contest, 101 S. Davis St., PO Box 218,...
Hamilton City Council upset by possibility of State audit.
Hamilton City Council met on Oct. 11. Those present were Alderman Danny Alexander, Sherria Kavanaugh, and Cameron Fast. Alderman Travis Trosper was absent. Also present were Mayor Winfred Gilliam, City Attorney, Robert Cowherd, City Administrator, Jean Van Iperen, City Clerk Deb Allen and Police...
Are your trees drowning? Many parts of the country have experienced a wetter-than-normal fall, which has left many trees sitting in soil saturated with water. Too much water sitting at the base of a tree can cause myriad problems. A traditional life preserver might not be the answer for these leafy...
House Defense bill includes provisions to modernize C-130H fleet
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced today that he has selected Representative Sam Graves (R-MO) to serve on the National Defense Authorization Act Conference Committee that is tasked with working out differences between the House and Senate versions of National Defense legislation.  Graves...
Grape hyacinth. Photo by Yoko Nekonomania, CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Few flowers pack the fragrance punch of hyacinth. “Planting just a few can be very rewarding to the senses of both sight and smell,” says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. October is an ideal month to plant hyacinth, either outdoors or for indoor fragrance before the...
Commercial motor vehicles make up 20 percent of all traffic on Missouri’s interstates.
Law enforcement agencies throughout North America will engage in heightened traffic safety enforcement and educational outreach as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week, Oct. 15-21. Throughout the week, enforcement personnel will identify and issue...
Use safe practices this Fall harvest season.
Combines are one of the largest pieces of harvest equipment and operating them safely can greatly enhance harvest efficiency. John Long, Assistant Professor & Extension Ag Engineer at Oklahoma State University Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering department, says focusing on safety during...
0-3 MONTH GIRLS: 1st Emma Moore, Parents; Madlyn Flaherty and Chris Moore. 2nd Jaqueline Lane, Parents; Michael and Tammy Lane. 3rd Alana Barr, Parents; Phillip and Tammy Barr.
JC Penney Days Baby and Mr. and Miss JC Penney Contest was hosted by The Ark Child Care and Pre-School and sponsored by Christa Horne American Family Insurance. 
Deer create hazards for Missouri motorists.
Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that deer are more active and create hazards for Missouri motorists this time of year. Last year, drivers in Missouri experienced 4,604 traffic crashes where deer-vehicle strikes occurred. One deer...


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Hamilton, MO 64644
Phone: 816-583-2116

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