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MU Extension Hosting Class On Mediterranean-Style Eating Pattern in Pineville July 29

Subscriber onlyPINEVILLE, Mo. - University of Missouri Extension will host a hands-on learning experience about the health benefits of eating the "Med-Way" at the Pineville Community Center on Jesse James Road from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 29. Continue reading...

Beets Pack A Powerful Nutritional Punch

Subscriber onlySPRINGFIELD -- Beets are available locally and fresh in Missouri from June to October, and can be found in the grocery store all year long according to Dr. Pam Duitsman, nutrition and health specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Continue reading...

Patterson Lumber Is Family Business

Subscriber onlyPatterson Lumber near Anderson is a family business that has operated for more than 35 years. Continue reading...

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Community

Beets Pack A Powerful Nutritional Punch

Subscriber onlySPRINGFIELD -- Beets are available locally and fresh in Missouri from June to October, and can be found in the grocery store all year long according to Dr. Pam Duitsman, nutrition and health specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Continue reading...

Two Escapees Back In Jail

THE DUO ESCAPED JULY 12 AND REMAINED FREE FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS

Subscriber onlyTwo inmates who escaped from the McDonald County Jail are back in custody. Continue reading...

Chamber Moves; Promoting Workforce Development

Subscriber onlyMembers of the McDonald County Chamber of Commerce gathered in the New-Mac Community Room to discuss the future of business in the county. Continue reading...

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Religion

What's The Problem Here?

Subscriber onlyWhy is there an uproar in America about having the Ten Commandments posted in public view? You might have been told the issue is separation of church and state, but that isn't true. Some of my friends who call themselves atheists, and with whom I get along fine, don't have a problem with the Ten Commandments. Continue reading...

Not Going Down In This Ship

Subscriber onlyTyrel Lett and Lou Durbin were celebrating birthdays as we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Happy birthday to Mertie Harmon and Ruth Briggs also. Special prayers were requested for Ruth and Merite, Carol, Doug Cory, the Rutlidge family, the Bob Moorman family and the Gerald Mason family. Continue reading...

Tomato Time

Subscriber onlyMy folks were proud of their garden. Their pride and joy was to have ripe tomatoes by the fourth of July. Summer would not be summer without a table-full of tomatoes. This Summer has been different; the weather hasn't cooperated, and the tomato crop has not done well. That just makes us appreciate the good tomatoes we do have! Continue reading...

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Sports

Youth Football Camp

Subscriber onlyPhoto by Rick Peck Brant Laughlin works on his footwork during a youth football camp held Monday at McDonald County High School. Continue reading...

Hanke, Sellers Sign With Crowder

Subscriber onlyNot only is Crowder College getting the top half of the McDonald County Mustangs baseball team's pitching rotation, the Roughriders are also getting the Mustangs' top hitter. Continue reading...

Varsity Football Camp

Subscriber onlyPhoto by Rick Peck Tanner Harnar (left) and Bucky Harrell try to knock the ball out of the hands of running back Isrrael De Santiago during a two-week varsity football camp at McDonald County High School that began on July 10. Continue reading...

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