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This Father’s Day     

By Glenn Mollette  What can we as father’s do with our remaining years?  We can’t turn back the clock. Any and all missed opportunities cannot be...

Nathan Boone Homestead Historic Site Hosts Great American Campout June 22

JEFFERSON CITY – Join Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site staff for a night of camping under the stars complete with a campfire and...

What is the Big Deal About a Sewing Machine?

Treadle on Gathering Academy in Ava June 21-22.  The event is free and open to the public.  By Missy Shay The first practical sewing machine was...

Seven Great Men By Timber Joseph Jones

In a story I read of an immigrant recalling his first impression of America, he said, “The coastline was rugged; like the American men...

MDC Raising Prices $1 for Staffed Shooting Ranges Fees will increase starting July 1.

JEFFERSON CITY ––  Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces it will be increasing fees at its five staffed shooting ranges for the first time...
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Daughter of Local Resident Named New Vice Chancellor of Instruction, Chief Academic Officer

By Tim Engle, Metropolitan Community College  Caron Daugherty, Ed.D.,  daughter of Lionel Daugherty, of Ava, has been named Metropolitan Community College’s new vice chancellor of...

“Monkeys On Mars” Is Coming to Douglas County Library June 20

My Walking Stick Studio will present “Monkeys On Mars” at the Douglas County Public Library on Thursday, June 20, at 10 a.m.  In “Monkeys On...

Flag Day 2019

Flag Day is observed annually on June 14.  The nationally recognized holiday commemorates the original decision to adopt the flag of the United States, an...

MDC: Follow Bear Aware Guidelines to Stay Safe in Bear Country and Keep Bears...

MDC photo The most important rule of being Bear Aware is to never feed a bear. Remember a fed bear is a dead bear. Start by...

Dr. Steve Strubberg Named Missouri State Veterinarian

The Union, Mo., native will lead Missouri’s animal health efforts  JEFFERSON CITY –– The Missouri Department of Agriculture welcomed Dr. Steve Strubberg as the State...
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