(Column ~ 02/17/17)
“And He opened their understanding, that they might comprehend the Scriptures.” –Luke 24:45
Two water mains break while fighting fire
(Local News ~ 02/17/17)
The Lilbourn Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire early Friday morning, February 17. The location of the fire was on Broughton Avenue. The house was vacant and no one was injured. The New Madrid Fire Department also assisted in dousing the blaze. ...
PHS Lady Bulldogs down East Prairie on Senior night
(High School Sports ~ 02/17/17)
The Portageville Lady Bulldogs played their last home game of the season Thursday night, February 16. They downed the Lady Eagles of East Prairie, 55-31. Senior Adrienne Duncan, above, led with 20 points. Shamyia Roston followed with 16 points. Besides Duncan, two other seniors were recognized, Makeisha Taylor and Astrid Laporte. Portageville also won their junior varsity contest, 23-15. They only played two quarters...
Study shows cover crops help soils after flooding
(Outdoors ~ 02/17/17)
ROCK PORT, Mo. – A four-year study by University of Missouri Extension seeks to find how cover crops can best benefit soils after flooding and prevented planting. MU Extension agronomist Wayne Flanary shared initial results at a recent crop advisers meeting in St. Joseph. The study looks at the impact of cover crops in the recovery of flooded soils...
Auditor Galloway finds local governments fail to meet basic finance transparency law
(State News ~ 02/17/17)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo - Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued her office's monthly report on local governments who failed to meet financial reporting laws. Out of the 333 local governments with financial reports due last month, 44% failed to meet the deadline...
Mary "Gail" Dial
(Obituary ~ 02/17/17)
Mary “Gail” Dial, age 71, was born on December 21, 1945 in Piggott, AR to Verian Paul and Mary Afton Ellis. She died Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. Gail is preceded in death by her parents, Verian Paul and Mary Afton Ellis, and her brother, John Richard Ellis...
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