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True Armyworms Appear in SW Missouri

COLUMBIA – Armyworms that can strip pastures and hayfields have begun their march through Missouri’s tall fescue fields, warns University of Missouri Extension entomologist Wayne Bailey. Farmers should scout for true armyworms now, especially in southern Missouri, Bailey said. MU ...

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Cunningham Report 5.22.2014

Making Appropriate Decisions This final week of session for the 97th General Assembly has been a busy one. House Joint Resolution 90 has been truly agreed to and finally passed and now faces voter approval.  This proposed constitu­tional amendment provides ...

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What About This…? 5.22.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano Progressive Farmer magazine caters mostly to technically adept large-scale farmers so it is not written for me, but I enjoy reading it anyway. In two successive issues the magazine concentrated on the dangerous degree to which ...

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Looking Backward 5.22.2014

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago May 18, 1989   Members of the Ava High School graduating class of 1929 gathered at the Alumni Banquet Saturday night for 60-year reunion. Members of the class are Erma Jennings, Lorene Malloy Cabe, Dicey Valentine, Gwendolyn ...

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Howard Edwin Sinclair, 95

Chaplain and retired singing evangelist Howard Edwin Sinclair passed through the valley of the shadow of death early morning on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in the comfort of his beloved Eden Valley home with his wife by his side. Howard ...

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Myra F. Sarson, 78

Myra F. Sarson, of Ava, formerly of State College, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014. She was born in Altoon, Pa., Sept. 9, 1935. Preceeding her in death were her parents, Byron Vincent Freeman and Mildred Arlene Freeman.  She ...

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Herbert Robert (Herb) Porter, 93

Herbert Robert (Herb) Porter, 93 entered this world Sept. 17, 1920 near Girdner, Mo., the son of Charley Elmer and Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Plumb Porter.  He departed this life Jan. 24, 2014 at his home a short distance from his place ...

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William F. Doran, 92

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William Franklin Doran, 92, of Creston, Iowa, died May 5, 2014, at the home of his daughter, Deborah Doran Walls, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Services were at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 11, at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) ...

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