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Updated Dec 19, 2014 at 6:51 PM

Did you miss it? Can you pronounce it? National Poinsettia - point-SET-tee-ah - Day was Dec. 12, the anniversary of the death of the man for whom these Mexican trees were named.

Updated Dec 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM

A very busy winter season is upon us and the City of Waynesville wishes you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday.  **I wanted to take my media time this month to give you a look back at 2014 from the viewpoint of the...

Updated Dec 19, 2014 at 6:38 PM

I want to begin this week by giving a brief update about our efforts to locate and apprehend fugitive Robert "Bobby" Knapp. As of this time our search for Knapp continues and we feel that his time on the run in getting close...

Updated Dec 12, 2014 at 6:55 PM

Rummaging through cabinets in my utility room, I found a plastic bucket of honey I had forgotten I even had. Talk about finding gold!

Updated Dec 5, 2014 at 7:23 PM

One of these I hope to find in my Christmas stocking. The other two I have so I can personally vouch for how much friends and family who garden will like them.

Updated Nov 28, 2014 at 5:20 PM

“I have read your article on monarch butterflies and I also love them and try to attract them too. I was wondering about the Monarch Way Station?"

Updated Nov 21, 2014 at 8:49 PM

Pumpkin pie we associate today with Thanksgiving was not part of those first dinners in the early 1600s between European settlers and Native American Indians. Bowl haircuts, though, may have been.

Updated Nov 14, 2014 at 6:56 PM

I have been keeping a close eye on my honeybees. Honeybees huddling early is supposedly one of the many signs in nature that we are going to have a “bad” winter.

Updated Nov 7, 2014 at 7:14 PM

One got caught on my sweater as I dashed by, late for my “date” with Friends of the Rolla Public Library’s semi-annual book sale.

Updated Nov 6, 2014 at 9:12 AM

Wednesday morning, the day after Election Day, I had an interesting conversation with the manager of a business.As I paid for my things, we engaged in our usual small talk, and of course, she wanted to hear the results of our election in...

Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 6:51 PM

If I could still dress up for Halloween, I have just the costume — 50 tiny sharp teeth, a rat-like tail, a pouch with moving parts, hissing and slobbering when threatened...it’s a small wonder no one has thought of making a movie about...

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