Thursday, February 14, 2013

Brian Taylor, Poplar Bluff, holds the 1-pound, 14-ounce gizzard shad he gigged on the Black River Jan. 9, setting a new Missouri State record in the alternative methods category. Photo by Missouri Department of Conservation.

POPLAR BLUFF – Brian Taylor, Poplar Bluff, took a 1-pound, 14-ounce gizzard shad from the Black River on Jan. 9 to set the first Missouri state fishing record of 2013. […]

Kenneth LeRoy Shrock

February 14, 2013

in Obituaries

Kenneth LeRoy Shrock, 82, of Sedalia, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at his home. He was born July 13, 1930, in Shelbyville, IL, son of Russell LeRoy and Edna Rachel […]


Thirty-six Smith-Cotton DECA members attended District 4 DECA Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Independence Center. Of those attending 23 qualified to attend State DECA Conference, March 17-19 at Lodge […]

Post 305 Auxiliary donate to Vets’ Home

February 14, 2013 Photos
AL Aux 305 Cole Camp

Cole Camp American Legion Post 305 Auxiliary recently donated a large assortment of VAL “Wish List” items for Veterans at the Missouri Veterans Home~Warrensburg,  including towels for spa bathing, undershirts, puzzle […]

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S-C DECA members qualify for international competition

February 14, 2013 Student

Smith-Cotton DECA members, Mike Pugh, Trey Napier and Joseph Rodewald earned an early invitation to international competition by placing first in Central Region in the online Virtual Business Restaurant Challenge […]

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Missouri Guard engineers to conduct annual training in Guantanamo Bay

February 14, 2013 Military
Missouri National Guard Spcs. Brian Miller, left, and Derek Lenger, both members of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 35th Engineer Brigade, test a surveying transit before they travel to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for their annual training. Photo by Matthew J. Wilson.

By Matthew J. Wilson FORT LEONARD WOOD Mo. – A group of Missouri National Guardsmen are scheduled to spend their two weeks of annual training surveying land and designing […]

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Conservation action noted by commission

February 14, 2013 State

The Conservation Commission met Feb. 7 at the Lake City Outdoor Education Center and Shooting Range, 28505 East Truman Road, Buckner, and on Feb. 8 at the Anita B. Gorman […]

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