Rain, late corn planting delay soybean planting
(Community Sports ~ 06/05/15)
COLUMBIA, Mo. --Rain over Memorial Day weekend likely means that Missouri farmers will shed planting equipment again for the third weekend in a row. Delays in corn planting have pushed soybean planting progress well below the five-year average. Soybean planting generally does not begin until corn planting is complete...
Fewer Christians in American
(Column ~ 06/05/15)
There was a recent study that was released by the Pew Research Center titled "America's Changing Religious Landscape." The study revealed something that Jesus followers already knew: that there are fewer Christians in America. According to Pew Research, between 2008 and 2014 the Christian share of the population dropped from 78% to 70%. At the same time the Unaffiliated grew from 16% to 22% and non-Christian faith grew from 4% to 5%...
SEMO Fishing Report
(Outdoors ~ 06/05/15)
Lakes Clearwater Lake Water Surface Temp: 72º Water Level (Range): normal Water Type: clear Fish Reported: Crappie: Slow Largemouth Bass: Slow Catfish: Fair Bluegill: Fair White Bass: Slow bluegill fair on crickets and live worms; catfish fair on trotlines with live baits after dark, and pole and line with stinkbaits; all other species slow. (Reported on: 5/27/15)...
2015 JAKES Event
(Sports Column ~ 06/05/15)
If you are looking for a great way to get the kids' summer started, look no further. Local volunteers along with support from businesses, the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Missouri Department of Conservation will be holding the Stoddard County JAKES Event on Saturday, June 13. ...
Nominations sought for oldest senior worker
(Local News ~ 06/05/15)
For the past two years, New Madrid County produced regional winners in the annual Missouri Outstanding Older Worker of the Year Contest, which recognizes the vale older workers bring to today's workplace. Will New Madrid County "three-peat" in 2015?...
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