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Truman High School Choir Instructor Kim Evans Carson
Kim Evans Carson, 2003, Penney High School graduate has been the choir instructor at Truman High School in Independence for the last five years. This school year got off to a typical start with students anxious to reconnect and start making music. Less than 24 hours later, everyone’s life changed...
Learn of ways to keep water from your home's foundation.
If your basement sprung a leak during recent intense rainfalls, you’re not alone. University of Missouri Extension state housing and environmental design specialist Michael Goldschmidt recommends inspecting basement walls and floors to locate cracks or breaks that can turn into active water leaks....
Flowering dogwood. Photo Credit: Public domain image
The dogwood tree’s stunning beauty echoes from the Ozark hillsides in April. The spectacular show of color bears witness to why the dogwood is worthy of being Missouri’s state tree, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. The dogwood’s reign of beauty is spectacular...
Senator Denny Hoskins
In addition to bringing a lot (a lot!) of rain, this week saw a continuation of steady momentum as the Senate passed more good legislation, which will bring us closer to achieving our goal of making the state of Missouri an even more attractive place to live, work and do business. The week also...
April is National Heartworm Awareness Month
April showers bring May flowers, but warmer weather also brings an increase in mosquito activity, which means a greater risk of the spread of heartworm disease to dogs and cats. April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and the Humane Society of Missouri and Animal Medical Center of Mid-America...
Most flood-related deaths are caused by people trying to drive through moving water.
Flooding is a potential threat in many parts of Missouri. And even if your house is not in a flood plain, you may drive through one on your way home, warns a University of Missouri Extension community development specialist. “Most flood-related deaths are caused by people trying to drive through...
Purple coneflower "Magnus," a popular nativar. Photo by Elvert Barnes
Nativars, superhero plants that possess the virtues of native plants but in a more attractive package, make good choices for landscaped areas. Use nativars as part of your gardening “green movement,” said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Native plants earn gardeners...
A written plan to respond to disease outbreaks for your livestock operation is like insurance. You hope you never need it. You may never need it. But if there is an outbreak, the economic survival of your livestock operation might depend on having that plan. Planning and prevention are the best...
Unofficial Results of Municipal Election
CALDWELL COUNTY QUESTION YES  733 NO   249   BRECKENRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD (SELECT 3) Rosemary Sayers  59 Terri Adams  58 Roger Gaunt  38 Heather Woodcock  36 Write Ins  2   KINGSTON 42 SCHOOL BOARD (SELECT 3) Angela Bethel  30 Debra Fleming  34 Melissa Fleming (W) 12 Write Ins  11   KINGSTON 42 SCHOOL...
Student Art Show April 7 and 8
Caldwell County Arts and The Hamilton Bank are sponsoring the 8th annual County-wide Student Art Show Friday April 7, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Polo Community Building. Last year there were over 400 entries. The show is open to all Caldwell...

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