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Hardware store in the 80's
I know everyone is busy taking care of family and friends right now, but just for a moment, let’s stop to ruminate about the Alspaugh & Cowley Hardware building that used to stand at the corner of MO 13 and MO 116. Since 1897 it stood there staring at all that came through Polo, but it finally...
MoDOT's BUPD campaign is being recognized nationally for its success in saving lives on Missouri highways, with other states joining the cause and adopting the safety program as their own. The National Association of Development Organizations gave the Buckle Up Phone Down endeavor an Excellence in...
The Caldwell County Ambulance District will conduct a Public Hearing at the Caldwell County Ambulance station on Aug. 25, 2020, for the purpose of setting the Property Tax Rates for 2021. The Rates shall be set to produce the revenues for the year 2021.   The rate is determined by computation on...
After nearly 12 hours of debate, the Senate has approved a package of legislation intended to address the alarming rise of violent crime in Missouri’s largest cities. The General Assembly returned to Jefferson City on July 27 for an extra legislative session called by the governor. Late Thursday...
Most of us have seen these guys from time to time sunning on a rock, concrete or brick surface on the south side of our house or garage. Sometimes the sound of one running off into dry leaves is startling, but for the most part, they are harmless colorful insect eaters that live around our porches...
Greetings Friends of the 8th Legislative District! This week the House will be in Special Session to discuss the bills that Senate will be sending us. Several Bills have been filed however our main focus will be the six provisions that the Governor has asked us to look into. Those are: Police and...
This is the unofficial result of the August 4th Primary Election.
MDC State Furbearer Biologist Laura Conlee (l) works with a former black bear technician (r) on collaring a black bear as part of MDC’s Black Bear Management Plan research and monitoring efforts as MDC Wildlife Damage Biologist Scott McWilliams observes.
Joe Jerek, July 23, 2020 The black bear is one of the largest and heaviest wild mammals in Missouri with some reaching up to 500 pounds. It is also a long-distance roamer constantly in search of food. While black bears are usually very secretive and avoid encounters with people, a growing number of...
Greetings Friends of the 8th! This week many Missourians chose to exercise one of their most important rights by heading to the polls to vote in the August primary. Men and women from all over the state participated in the elections process to help determine who will represent them in the halls of...
Secretary Bernhardt (Right) and Executive Director of the Task Force Charles Laudner at the Department of the Interior Headquarters for the second meeting of the Task Force. Photo Credit: Department of the interior Photographer.
Today, the Trump Administration Task Force for Building and Rebuilding Monuments to American Heroes (Task Force) held its second meeting. “Since the inaugural meeting in mid-July, the Task Force has moved at an aggressive clip to execute the President’s Executive Order to recognize and protect...

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