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Congratulations to PK-1 students at Cowgill Elementary on winning the K-2 grade category and the grand prize for their entry, "Oscar will be your fan, if you keep it in the can!!"
Congratulations to teachers Miss Morgan and Ms. Farabee and their 16 PK-1 students in Cowgill Elementary on winning the K-2 grade category and the grand prize for their entry, “Oscar will be your fan, if you keep it in the can!!” The school will receive a check for $200 for the category win and $...
The Penney High School Choir, under the direction of Mrs. Twyla Finch, performed at the MSHSAA State Music Festival for Large Ensembles in Maryville on April 4. The choir performed two memorized songs for three judges, then performed a song by sight reading for another judge. All four judges gave...
Van Dunham and John Rupert, recipients of the Silver Beaver Award by the Pony Express Council.
Two area residents were awarded the Silver Beaver Award at the Pony Express Council Recognition Dinner of the Boy Scouts of America on April 1. The Silver Beaver Award is the council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Upon nomination by their local Scout council and...
On March 17, 2017, the Little Honey Bees Preschool at Hamilton Elementary achieved recognition of excellence through Missouri Accreditation. This distinguishes it as an exemplary program offering high quality programming to the children of Missouri. The Missouri Accreditation of Programs for...
Monarch butterflies have returned early to Missouri and are laying eggs at an unprecedented rate, as evidenced by this emerging milkweed plant at the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center in Kansas City, which is covered with 17 monarch eggs. Missourians for Monarchs is encouraging landowners not to mow roadsides and other areas that can serve as habitat for the butterflies. Photo courtesy of Amanda Gehin.
Tattered yet resilient monarch butterflies have returned to the Midwest early this spring, laying eggs as they migrate north from their overwintering grounds in Mexico. While the distinctive black and orange creatures are a welcome sight here in Missouri, the butterfly’s early appearance could mean...
The opening morning of the youth spring turkey season on April 8 brought a lifetime trophy to 14-year-old Anna White of Excelsior Springs. White was hunting with her father and sister on a private farm near Polo when a snow-white adult gobbler walked into range of her 12-gauge, Remington 870...
Hydrangeas are available in several colors.
One of the more popular woody ornamental plants is the hydrangea. These plants have large showy clusters of blossoms, and come in both shrub and vine forms. They bloom after spring-flowering plants such as azaleas, and thus give color in the landscape well into summer. Depending on the plant grown...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends of the 8th! House Approves Comprehensive Workforce Development Legislation (HCB 4) The House has approved legislation that contains several important tools to help better prepare Missouri’s workforce for high-paying jobs. The bill is a combination of two pieces of legislation that...
Jennifer Nettles is a Grammy Award-winning musician, actress and 4-H national spokesperson.
4-H, the largest youth development program in the nation, is calling on all alumni to raise their hands to help bring 4-H to 10 million youth by 2025. Currently, 4-H empowers nearly 6 million young people in every county across America, including more than 220,000 4-H’ers in Missouri. For more than...
Senator Denny Hoskins
Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to discuss Dollar Tree’s interest in Johnson County with the company’s CEO Bob Sasser and some of our elected officials here in the state. Dollar Tree plans to invest $100 million in the Warrensburg area and that investment starts with its project to build...

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