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Raising Awareness of the Dangers of Diabetes November 14 is World Diabetes Day and the entire month of November is Diabetes Awareness Month, which is meant to raise awareness of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. This year’s theme is “Family and Diabetes” and families are urged to learn about the...
Representative Jim Neely
This week I was able to visit with the hard workers of Cameron Nursing and Rehab Center during their monthly Q&A meeting. It is always a pleasure when I get to attend their meetings and listen to their ideas and concerns they may have. As a Veteran of the United States Army, I like to take the...
Monday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day. One of three federal holidays that honor military service, Veterans Day recognizes all men and women who have served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States. The two other holidays, Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day, are reserved for active duty military...
Pictured is Representative Jim Neely speaking to Mrs. Moran’s third grade class at Clinton R-III Elementary on how a bill becomes a law.
Greetings Friends of the 8th Legislative District! I recently had the pleasure to visit Clinton County R-III Elementary School.  I visited with the third graders and spoke about how a bill becomes a law. In particular, Mrs. Moran’s third grade class wrote a letter sharing their ideas on what they...
Greetings Friends of the 8th Legislative District! Colder temperatures are upon us and it is finally starting to feel like fall.  I have enjoyed these cooler temperatures as I have been very busy visiting the district.  This week I was in Richmond at Ideal Industries Incorporated sitting in on a...
Michael Pollard speaks before his fellow Veterans and guests after receiving his Bronze Star Medal.
A Bronze Star Medal ceremony was held for Vietnam Veteran Michael Pollard of Caldwell County on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Cameron Veterans Home. Randy Watson, MVC Director of the Veterans Service Program presented the medal to Pollard during the event. Pollard served with the US Army in Vietnam from...
George Hess of Chillicothe won "Best of Show" and first place in machine quilting category
The Twisted Stitchers Quilt Guild members are proud to announce the winners of the quilt show held during J C Penney Days.   Best of Show and 1st place in the machine quilted category was Summer Solstice by George Hess of Chillicothe.  Machine Quilted – 2nd place Farm Girl Sampler by Patti Taylor;...
Polo Trail Blazers 4-H members with the check received from FCS financial.
The Polo Trail Blazers 4-H Club is the recipient of a “Shaping Rural Missouri Grant” from FCS Financial. The grant is given to organizations to undertake for a service project within their community. The Polo Trail Blazers applied for the funds to build four Panther Pride boxes for Bright Futures...
It was my honor to present Recovery Lighthouse of Warrensburg with a resolution from the Missouri Senate, in recognition of National Recovery Month.
Back in the District The halls of the Missouri State Capitol are quiet again, following the week-long extraordinary session in mid-September. Instead, lawmakers are back home, spending time in their respective districts, connecting with constituents and listening to their concerns. Recently, I had...
Welcome to the Scuttlebutt. We strive to provide information to local veterans and share a little bit about life in the military. This week we are again returning to the Korean war, but with a little different twist. I chose to detail the experience of one particular Marine. The Korean War was...

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