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Those attending woodworking class at Dottie Russell's was L-R Aselyn Grooms, Wren Dockray, Mikayla Robertson, Dottie Russell, Ryan Robertson, Justin Robertson, and Alanah Haas.
This has been a busy week as everyone is trying to finish their projects and have them ready for Achievement Day on July 13. On Sunday Richard Evans quilting class met at the Kidder United Methodist Church to work on their quilts. On Monday, some of the arts and craft group met at Dottie Russell's...
Caldwell County Arts held an art show Friday evening and Saturday displaying their artwork at the Won by One Center in Hamilton. Amy Overstreet judged the many displays consisting of paintings, jewelry, and photos. Diane Turner won a blue ribbon for her watercolor painting of this angel. More...
Legislature Acts to Expand Treatment Services for Veterans (HB 547) During the 2019 session, the Missouri General Assembly approved legislation meant to help veterans who find themselves on the wrong side of the law because of mental illness or addiction to alcohol and drugs. The bill will help...
The Highland Cemetery Board met at the cemetery on Tues., June 11, at 7 p.m. for their 2019 board meeting. Topics related to the finances, care and maintenance of the cemetery were discussed. In April, for the first time in many years, all the roads within the cemetery received new gravel,...
Gov. Parson this week signed into law a balanced state budget that contains record funding for elementary and secondary education. Without issuing any line item vetoes, the governor signed the 13 appropriations bills that make up the $29.7 billion spending plan that provides funding to the state’s...
Gov. Parson recently signed legislation that is meant to protect the state’s number one industry. The bill, which was approved by the Missouri General Assembly during the 2019 regular session, will provide consistency in the way farm operations across the state are regulated. The legislation...
The spring of 2019 will be remembered as one of the worst seasons of severe weather in Missouri history. As tornadoes ripped through isolated areas of the state, thousands of Missourians saw their homes, farms and business inundated with floods. The damage is especially widespread near the Missouri...
Representative Jim Neely
As Missourians in all parts of the state continue to recover from the severe weather and flooding that has devastated the Midwest, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) is providing helpful information to those who would like to offer their assistance, and to those who need assistance. SEMA...
Senator Hoskins extends his thanks to his legislative interns for the 2019 session. Ciera Smith and Cierra Rodenbaugh, both students at the University of Central Missouri.
As the 2019 legislative session comes to a close, I look back on the First Regular Session of the 100th General Assembly with a mixture of elation and regret. I am disappointed at the Legislature’s failure to finish its work on some measures and also regret the approval of a few others. I am...
The last five months have been extremely busy as legislators have worked to get their priorities through the process. Unexpected obstacles hindered some from moving forward and others found ways to work through these complications and make their bill a better bill.  As the clock hit 6 p.m. on...

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