COLUMBIA, MO, September 15, 2016 – USDA is offering grants and loan guarantees to help rural businesses and agricultural producers reduce their energy costs and consumption. The funding is being provided through USDA Rural Development’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).  Loans and grants are...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves today introduced legislation to block funding for the White House’s newest refugee proposal. The Obama administration announced this week that it would significantly increase the number of refugees brought to the U.S. in 2017. Graves’ bill, H.R....
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends!  Even though we are midway through September summer temperatures are lingering on.  I don't know about you but I am ready for some cool Fall days.   House and Senate Hold Successful Veto Session Coming in to the annual Veto Session, the Missouri General Assembly had a total of 20...
Pawpaw trees grow to 15-20 feet.
If you happen to be out in the woods this fall, you may come across an interesting fruit that resembles a short, stout banana from 2 to 5 inches long. The skin is initially a light green, turning brown when the fruits are ripe. Ripe fruits have the consistency of egg custard. What have you found?...
Fourth grader, Carter Kanoy with grandparents.
Grandparent's Day was celebrated at Hamilton Elementary on Friday, September 9th. Students enjoyed refreshments and activities with their grandparents. There were 341 grandparents in attendance.
There will be a Military Tribute Display in the Federated Church Sanctuary on Saturday, Sept. 24, starting at 8:00 a.m. during the JC Penney Day celebration. Come by and say "Hi."  Everyone is welcome!
Get your garage sale ads in this week!
Be sure to get your sale ads to the paper by Friday, Sept. 16, to be on the map.
Together, we can defeat the unnecessary Grain Belt land grab.
It's official, the rematch is on. On August 30th Grain Belt filed yet another application for Certificate of Convenience and Necessity at the Public Service Commission as we expected it would. With the continued support of the community, we at Block Grain Belt Express and the Missouri Landowners...
A recent Sunday found the city with little or no water for several hours. It turned out that a leak in Daviess County had managed to drain our local tower. In the meantime, the water tower telemetry system was on the blink possibly from a lightning strike, this being something that happens from...
Ethanol production eats into corn supply for food production.
By Michael James Barton   The Environmental Protection Agency recently released its renewable fuel rules for 2017. Private energy companies will be required to produce at least 18 billion gallons of renewables next year, over half a billion more than this year.That's a step in the wrong direction....


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