Lake Jugging for Catfish
(Sports Column ~ 07/23/15)
Another sweltering week in the great outdoors, and the only creatures that notably thrive are the mosquitoes. However, I did manage to spend quite a bit of time out on the water and catch enough fish to provide a decent story. With summer in full effect, and my son spending a week with one of many sets of grandparents, I thought it a perfect time to retreat back to Reelfoot Lake and chase black crappie in the shade. ...
Crews received Friend of SEMO Press Award
(State News ~ 07/23/15)
The 2015 recipient of the Mildred Wallhausen Friend of SEMO Press Association award is no stranger to our organization or to our industry, not only in Missouri, but nationwide. It was as a high school student that his interest in journalism was piqued, and for the next 40 plus years, his passion for journalism has not wavered as he has become one of the most visible faces and loudest voices supporting our industry in Missouri...
County Ambulance District to ask for additional tax rate increase
(Local News ~ 07/23/15)
The New Madrid County Ambulance District will be going to the voters in August to ask for an increase in the sales tax rate for the district. They are asking to increase from its current one-fourth (¼) percent to one-half (1/2) of one percent. The August Primary Election is August 4, 2015...
USDA Seeks Partner Proposals to Protect and Restore Wetlands
(State News ~ 07/23/15)
(COLUMBIA, Mo.) -- The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has $17.5 million in financial and technical assistance available nationwide to help eligible conservation partners voluntarily protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands on agricultural land...
Walking in the Spirit (Part 1)
(Column ~ 07/23/15)
In Galatians 5:16 Paul says, "But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh." Paul is saying that we need to be controlled by the Holy Spirit of God which means that all of our attitudes, thoughts, actions, and indeed our entire lives are to be under the Holy Spirit's control. ...
Three Rivers Alumni Places 3rd in National Timbersports Competition
(College Sports ~ 07/23/15)
Aaron Hovis, a 2015 graduate of the Forestry program at Three Rivers College, has secured his position as a top collegiate timbersports competitor in the nation with a third-place finish in the Stihl Timbersports 2015 U.S. Championship in Central Park in New York City...
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