Portageville Bulldogs defeats Red Bud for fourth season win
(High School Sports ~ 10/12/17)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — Portageville won their fourth-straight game with a 50-7 win over Red Bud, Ill. Portageville started off the game very strong, getting their first touchdown right away scoring on a 45-yard touchdown pass from Conner Barham to Hunter Gates and led 12-0 after one quarter before stretching the lead to 36-0 at the half, winning going away...
Fall turkey hunting could be challenging this year
(Outdoors ~ 10/12/17)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With fall firearms turkey season running Oct. 1-31, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) advises hunters it could be a challenging season. This year’s annual wild-turkey brood-survey shows statewide turkey production was below average likely due to a combination of poor nesting success and low poult survival from strong storms during spring and early summer...
- New trash truck in service (Local News ~ 10/12/17)
Fire Prevention Week 2017 focuses on planning two ways out from each room in your home
(State News ~ 10/12/17)
Oct. 8 – 14 awareness campaign emphasizes teaching every member of the family two escape routes from each room of house and participating in home fire drill twice a year
The Quiet Time Prayer
(Column ~ 10/12/17)
Do you have a daily quiet time with the Lord? Whatever you call it, that time in your day when you read the Bible and pray. Every Christian should have one. If you are a Christian I hope you have a devotional time with the Lord everyday. Many would say that a quiet time is a commendable practice. But it is not just a commendable practice, it is absolutely necessary in the life of a Christian...
Lilbourn firefighter injured
(Local News ~ 10/12/17)
PARMA, Mo. — A firefighter with the Lilbourn Volunteer Fire Department was injured fighting a fire Sunday night. According to a post on the Lilbourn Volunteer Fire Department’s Facebook page, firefighters from Lilbourn, Parma and Malden responded to a fully involved residential structure fire at 403 E. ...
Latonka under review Girl Scouts keep Dexter Center
(Community News ~ 10/12/17)
In a review that began in summer 2016, the Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland Board of Directors determined the best course of action for stewarding the council's property assets. "It was decided to leave the five offices in the current locations," Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland CEO Anne Soots said. "The council has the flexibility to manage staffing and hours of operations based on organizational needs."...
Deadline Extended for New LPN Program in Poplar Bluff
(State News ~ 10/12/17)
The application deadline for Three Rivers College’s new Practical Nursing Program in Poplar Bluff has been extended. The application deadline, previously October 2, has been moved to October 20 to allow prospective students more time to register for the program...
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