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Asian Beetles
Just about the time you think you will not be bothered with the annual fall invasion of the Asian Lady Beetles, they show up by the thousands. As soon as the corn is combined, our house gets swarmed every fall. My house is painted white, and that seems a little worse than other places, but no one...
Parents, are you approaching the intersection of teenagers and driving? Driving is a huge responsibility and knowing how to help your teen become a safe, new driver is often difficult. But First Impact is here to give you some tools to make that road a bit easier. First Impact: Chillicothe High...
Representative Jim Neely
Missouri Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop In September, Missouri saw its unemployment rate drop to its lowest point in more than 18 years. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate now stands at 3.2 percent, which is the lowest the state has seen since January 2000 when the rate was 3.1...
Back row left to right: Olivia, Grace and Erin; third row: Josiah, Brianna, Dona, Beth and Julia; second row: Amadae, Jayden and Dylan; front row: Bonnie, Bryna, Ali, Meaghan, Jarek and Moriah.
Grace Notes Studio held their "Fall in Love With Music" recital on Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Hamilton. Kara Snow is the instructor.
State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has issued a tax scam alert, warning Missouri residents about a new telephone scam. The State Treasurer’s Office recently received a call from a concerned citizen after she was contacted by would-be scammers.  She said she received a phone call from someone claiming to...
Common winter household pests. Boxelder bug, brown marmorated stink bug, cluster fly. Photos by Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University - Bugwood.org. Multicolored Asian lady beetle. Photo by Bruce Watt, University of Maine, Bugwood.org.
Six-legged pests want to share your warm home this winter. University of Missouri Extension horticulturist Tamra Reall tells how to send crawling freeloaders packing. These unwelcome visitors are mostly a lethargic nuisance. They do not bite, suck blood or spread disease. They like nice, dry spots...
Sunscald damage normally occurs in the winter.
When examining a young tree that is having major problems with cracking on its trunk, or possibly even losing bark, I often blame the initial cause of the problems to sunscald.  Sunscald usually occurs when the tree is very young, with thin bark. It is most commonly seen on the southwest side of...
Representative Jim Neely
Missouri Officials to Appeal Ruling on Missouri Voter ID Law A Missouri judge recently affirmed the constitutionality of the Missouri’s voter ID law while also striking down a provision requiring a voter lacking a photo ID to sign a sworn affidavit. The decision led both the Secretary of State and...
Searching for the birds.
DeKalb County Conservation Agent Mark McNeely, and staff from the Missouri Department of Conservation hosted the 2018 DeKalb County Upland Game Bird Youth Hunt this past Saturday, October 13th, 2018.  The event was held on a Game Bird Hunting Preserve near Cameron, MO.  This event is completely...
Used cars salesmen and political campaigns are a lot alike.  It’s happened to almost all of us, usually when we bought that first used car.  We heard about the wonderful sound system, with the implied hope that young women would be attracted by the ability to rattle nearby windows.  We were awed by...

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