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Hydrangeas are mildly toxic and should be kept away from children and pets. Photo credit shared under a Creative Commons license (CC BY 2.0) by Flickr user Liz West.
It is estimated that more than 700 plant species growing in North America can have harmful effects on humans, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Many plant poisonings occur when curious children are attracted to colorful berries and blooms on plants within their...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings, friends of the 8th Legislative District! House Gives Initial Approval to Bill to Repeal Prevailing Wage Law (HBs 1729, 1621 & 1436) The Missouri House gave first-round approval to legislation meant to make public construction projects more affordable for taxpayers. The bill would...
Drive sober or get pulled over.
This St. Patrick’s Day weekend, make sure your luck doesn’t run out by planning ahead for a sober ride home should you choose to take part in the celebration. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety reminds motorists of the various options available to get everyone home safe. Designating a sober...
Senator Denny Hoskins
Agriculture is the lifeblood of this state and it is certainly the economic engine of the 21st Senatorial District. Missouri agriculture is an $88 billion industry and $9 billion of that comes from my district. These numbers don’t even include the labor income or the tax revenue generated for our...
Toxins that enter your mouth can grow into a problem.
Researchers warn about toxic exposures in the environment and how those may lead to major health issues. Sometimes that toxicity may start in the mouth – and set the stage for serious diseases. Recent studies associate poor oral health with increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and...
Floor plans need to be thought out thoroughly.
Let’s face it. When we sit down and look at a floor plan for our dream home, it’s easy to just think what’s in the design is the best solution. After all, a professional designer was behind the ideas so everything has to be the way it should be. So who needs to second-guess the plan? “But here’s...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — The number of Missouri families savings for education costs is growing after State Treasurer Eric Schmitt announced an expansion of the MOST 529 Savings Plan to include K-12 tuition costs earlier this year. In the first months of 2018, the plan has gained around 3,600 new...
4-H Achievers pictured with some of their painted China: Front row L-R: Kerrianne and Kathryn Farmer; Back row L-R: Ryleigh Jeffers, Peggy Adams, Alanah Haase, Emily Pickens, Josie Morgan, and Kerrie Crouch. Alanah and Josie are members of the Hamilton Achievers 4-H Club
On Feb. 17, 4-H members from all over the county met at the home of Bob and Peggy Adams. Peggy gave the group a China painting class. There were seven members present. Alanah Haase and Josie Morgan were those attending from the Achievers Club. Registration for 4-H Camp at Crowder State Park began...
St. Patrick's Day is a traditional day to plant potatoes.
The admonition for gardeners to plant their potatoes on St. Patrick’s Day is probably good advice for some parts of our country, but not for Missouri, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. “It is a few weeks too early,” he said. Wait to plant potatoes until soil...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings, friends of the 8th Legislative District! March is finally here! It has been a long, cold winter, and like many of you, I am looking forward to warmer days! Things are also heating up inside your Missouri Capitol! House Speaker Forms Investigative Committee (HR 5565)The Missouri House...

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