Enter to win!
The Caldwell County Newspaper is raffling off a packet of five tickets to the 2016 Kansas City Renaissance Festival! The raffle will run until Sept. 24. The winner will be contacted the following Monday. Entries can be purchased at the Caldwell County Newspaper office at 101 S. Davis in Hamilton,...
Kidder met for their regular session on Aug. 11. Board members present were Dave McEwen, Steve Grooms, and Chris Bratcher. Alderman Ray Garton was absent. City Clerk Richard Evans, Mayor George Bauer and Lucille Lusk, the new code enforcement officer, were also present. The board began their...
Pictured left to right: Ethel Gurley Vance, John Prothero, Darlene Dingle Puckett and Raymond Puckett. Other graduates included Pat Stock, Ed Brooke, Lois Cummings Ward, Jack Pemberton (deceased) and Patty Young (deceased).
The 57th Annual New York Reunion was held on Sunday, August 14, 2016, at the Hamilton United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Over 50 high school and elementary school graduates, former students, teachers and friends attended and enjoyed the basket dinner and visiting. Pictured are the 1956 NYHS...
Meet the Teachers
Braymer C-4 School welcomed three new teachers to the district this year. Left to right: Tina Praiswater will be teaching first grade; Erica Coats will teach seventh through twelfth social studies; and Donald Heaton is the new band instructor.
Missouri 4-H Foundation Chair Dr. Marla Tobin (left) with Caldwell County 4-H volunteer Dorothy Silvey. Photo by Amanda Stapp
“Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H Club members, Dorothy Silvey of Hamilton was inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 13 at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. She was among 54 inductees from 40 counties establishing a legacy totaling 1,594 years of service...
Anthracnose stalk rot shows up when stalks are split. Stalks yield easily when squeezed. Photo courtesy of Greg Luce
Farmers should scout cornfields now for anthracnose and other stalk rots. University of Missouri Extension corn specialist Greg Luce says stalk rots, including anthracnose, charcoal, diplodia and fusarium, can be found to some extent in cornfields across much of the state. Scout fields before corn...
The right tools make gardening easy.
The right tools and techniques can make gardening after 50 golden, says University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist Todd Lorenz. Gardening after 50 should not be “trowel and error,” he says. Lorenz and Missouri AgrAbility Program state director Karen Funkenbusch suggest ways gardeners...
Buckle up and arrive alive.
The 2016 Missouri Teen Safety Belt Survey is complete. The safety belt usage for all teenage drivers and teenage front seat passengers combined was 70.4 percent. This is a 1.4 percent increase when compared to 69 percent in 2015. “We’re very excited to see these numbers go up,” said MoDOT Youth...
Venus flytrap ~ Photo by James Henderson,
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The unique beauty and pleasing fragrance of carnivorous plants lure unwary prey into their clutches. From an insect’s point of view, carnivorous plants are lovely to behold until they grab hold. To be classified as carnivorous, a plant must attract, capture, kill and digest its prey...
WANTED: Photos
Caldwell County News is requesting parents of 4-H children to send in photos of their award winning entries. Due to only one professional photographer at the State Fair this year, we have not received very many photos as in the past.


The Caldwell County News

101 South Davis
P.O. Box 218
Hamilton, MO 64644
Phone: 816-583-2116

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