MSHSAA releases district assignments for fall sports
(High School Sports ~ 08/18/16)
On the same day football teams around the state are set to kick off the season with jamborees, the Missouri State High School Activities Association released its official classification and district assignments for the remaining fall sports. Football and basketball found out their postseason destinations earlier this year, but on Friday, MSHSAA announced assignments for boys soccer and volleyball...
We count on the mail
(Editorial ~ 08/18/16)
By: Chip Hutcheson President of National Newspaper Association Publisher of The Times Leader, Princeton, Ky.
Be Angry and Sin Not
(Column ~ 08/18/16)
In Mark 3:5 we read that Jesus became angry at the hardness of heart of the Pharisees. Mark records for us these words, "And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. ...
New teachers for the new year at Portageville School District
(Local News ~ 08/18/16)
(Portageville) - Four these teachers have been here before, some as recent high school graduates and some as teaching here at previous times. Ron Golden- Back with the bulldogs again. He is back and teaching high school business classes. He will be helping with Junior High Football and FBLA. He brings 26 years of teaching experience...
First Annual Talent show
(Local News ~ 08/18/16)
Many have watched "America's Got Talent". Now there will be a "Soybean Festival Talent show". This new event, sponsored by the Portageville Chamber of Commerce, will take place on Monday night at the stage. "This will be the first year to have such an event built into the annual Soybean Festival week, according to Joy Partin, event committee member. "We have never had anything on Monday night, and thought this would be a good ting to do."...
Japanese beetles will lay next year's eggs in grass, not this year's infested fields
(Outdoors ~ 08/18/16)
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Large numbers of Japanese beetles in corn and soybean fields this year have farmers concerned that those fields will be infested again next year. But that is not likely, says retired University of Missouri entomologist Ben Puttler, because Japanese beetles do not lay eggs where they feed...
DAEOC works to teach conscious discipline to Bootheel children
(Community News ~ 08/18/16)
MINER, Mo. -- When educators and parents encounter a child with temper issues, Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation Head Start and Early Head Start says to take deep breaths. DAEOC Head Start/Early Head Start is in 17 locations in six counties in the Bootheel working with educators, parents, bus drivers and pregnant women to teach conscious discipline to the youth from birth up to age 5 when they start kindergarten...
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