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Penney High Baccalaureate May 8
Baccalaureate for the Penney High School graduates of 2016 will be held on Sunday, May 8, at 3:00 p.m. at the Hamilton Methodist Church Family Life Center. Baccalaureate is a religious service that honors graduates and is separate from their graduation ceremony. The service is a non-denominational...
Remove the spent flowers but allow the foliage to die-back naturally
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Right after daffodils, tulips and hyacinths have spent their last flower, many homeowners mow the plants down. That’s a bad idea if you want them to flower year after year. Spring-flowering bulbs need to photosynthesize and produce food in order to enlarge the bulb and set the stage...
Senator David Pearce
This week at the Capitol, the Senate was focused on two particular pieces of legislation aimed at improving Missouri’s business climate through judicial reform. Our state, which was ranked the bottom by the American Tort Reform Association, does not offer businesses and job creators the inviting...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends of the 8th Legislative District! House and Senate Reach Final Agreement on Collateral Source Reform Legislation (SB 847) Legislation now on its way to the governor’s desk would reform Missouri’s legal system to clarify that an injured person involved in a lawsuit can recover only...
Wheat with fusarium head blight.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – After the horrible wheat scab year in 2015, farmers watch their maturing wheat crop with worry this spring. Some want to start spraying. A University of Missouri agronomist says that spraying must be timely to be most effective. “Don’t rush out to put on scab fungicide until...
A map from MU Extension’s Frost/Freeze Probabilities Guide.
Spring and fall can be anxious times for gardeners. At the beginning of the growing season, you want to start the garden as early as possible, and at the end you hope for a few extra harvest days. An online resource from University of Missouri Extension makes it easier to predict first and last...
Fun Show April 30th
The Polo Lone Riders Saddle Club will have a show on Saturday, April 30, starting at 9 a.m., at the Circle T Arena in Polo, 7661 Missouri 13, Polo, south of E. Oak Street and North of Hwy. V on Hwy. 13. The judge will be Clyde Owens. Ribbons to 5 places! Entry fee is $2 per class or $10 to ride all...
Jay Ashcroft running for Missouri Secretary of State
Richard Lee hosted the Republican Lincoln Days dinner on Saturday. The Cameron Ukulele Club was the entertainment for the evening and Peggy Cole prepared the delicious dinner. There were many political aides attending the meeting representing their candidates. Among those being represented were Roy...
Drought conditions and precipitation departure from normal (in inches).
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri farmers learned from last year’s planting season. They are ahead of all other states in the nation for corn planting, according to the USDA Crop Progress Report. With rain predicted for the next two weeks, that’s a hopeful sign for the 2016 crop, says University of Missouri...
From left: Travis Leader, Sen. David Pearce and Kyler Cliffman.
I always enjoy sharing the legislative and political process with students. This legislative Session my office has the honor of working with two interns who help serve the 21stSenatorial District. My staff and I are always thrilled to have new faces around to contribute to the work we do, and both...

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