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St. Joseph, MO - December 21, 2017 - Just six months ago Triumph Foods donated nearly 33,000 pounds of meat to Second Harvest Community Food Bank for distribution through its network of 100 Partner Agencies. And the Company is back at it again. This 32,700 pound donation of lean high quality pork...
MU Extension Master Gardener Earlene Britton of Versailles has a Christmas cactus that is 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide. Photo by Linda Geist
The summer they were married, Dan and Earlene Britton received a cutting from a Christmas cactus belonging to Earlene’s grandmother Naomi Ingrum. Thirty-six years later, the Brittons and the cactus continue to do well in spite of coast-to-coast moves and climate changes. University of Missouri...
Column for Veterans and their families.
Welcome to the Scuttlebutt. Merry Christmas to one and all. A wonderful time of the year for most of us but for those who have loved ones on deployment, the only words of comfort I can offer are that your loved one is doing what many of us have done ourselves and it stinks. They are protecting our...
Ask Rusty - Computing Spousal Benefits Dear Rusty:  I read an article today, which talked about how one spouse's benefits should be 50% of the other spouse's and about something called a "spousal boost".  I do not make 50% of my husband's Social Security benefit and am wondering if I qualify for...
Greg Buckman, president-elect of Missouri Cattlemen's Association, credits much of his success to lessons learned through University of Missouri Extension's 4-H program. Photo by Linda Geist
Life lessons learned in 4-H continue to help the president-elect of the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association, Greg Buckman. Buckman credits mentors such as 4-H agents Herb Roth, Phil Weeden and Frank Graham for giving him skills he uses every day. Through their example, Buckman learned the importance...
The "Spirit of Christmas" program presented by Caldwell County Community Arts was held at the Hamilton Methodist Church on Sunday. Jessica DeVaul did a beautiful job singing the song "O Holy Night."
A "Family Christmas Spectacular" was a compilation of many Christmas favorites sang by the chorus.
The Spirit of Christmas concert, sponsored by the Caldwell County Community Arts, was held Sunday evening. The chorus was comprised of talented area volunteers who entertained their audience with old time favorites such as “O Come All Ye Faithful,” “Oh Holy Night” and “White Christmas.” The...
There's no place like home for the holidays. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds motorists to include safe, crash free travel as part of their holiday plans. Check your vehicle before you travel to ensure that it is in good working condition. Make sure you are well rested before driving to...
What can estate planning do for you and how can you do it? The Caldwell County MU Extension Council invites you to join Family Financial Educational Specialists Drs. Meridith Berry and Cynthia Crawford for plain talk about Family Estate Planning. The two-session workshop will be at the Hamilton...
Parents need to ask themselves some important questions before adding a puppy to their family.
‘Tis the season of giving! If you are a parent, you might be getting the full-court press from your kids to give them a puppy for the holidays. TurfMutt – a former rescue dog who lived on the streets before being saved by OPEI President & CEO Kris Kiser – is all about pet adoption. But he says...

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