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Pesky Flies Cost Cattlemen Money

MT. VERNON – It is difficult to estimate how many dollars a year flies cost the cattle industry per cow or yearling but it’s substantial. “It’s worth spending money to control horn and face flies because fly numbers are building ...

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Delta Kappa Gamma Awards Grant-In-Aid

Xi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International awarded their 2014 grant-in-aid to Katie Hamby, a resident of Caulfield, and a graduate of West Plains High School. There were 13 applications for the grant-in-aid from the six counties represented in ...

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Champion Trail Ride Held May 17

Champion Trail Ride

The annual Spring Champion Trail Ride was held Wednesday, May 17. Riders participating were, from left above: Jeff Alcorn, Bob Herd, Bob Wheeler, Mary Williams, Frank Williams, Bud Hutchison, Hershell Letsinger and Don Hamby, as well as Burr Miller (not ...

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Peanut Day Proclamation

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Ava Kiwanis Club members Glenda Little (left) and Donna Dixon (right) were on hand last week when Ava Mayor Eddie Maggard signed a proclamation proclaiming Saturday, May 24, Kiwanis Peanut Day in Ava. Members of the Kiwanis Club will be ...

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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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