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Updated at 7:26 PM

We hope everyone is enjoying the summer, at least in between the rain showers.  Even though we have rain in the forecast, at least for now and yet again, we continue to rapidly approach the 4th of July weekend, which always proves to be a busy weekend for emergency personnel.  With the holiday weekend around the corner we wanted to take a moment and talk about firework safety.  Countless families and friends will come together to celebrate the adoption of the...

Updated Jul 2, 2015 at 11:55 AM

“Unacceptable,” is how President François Hollande of France describes current revelations regarding extensive spying by the United States government. Wikileaks files regarding France published in June reveal the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA)...

Updated Jul 1, 2015 at 1:50 PM

Personal vendettas are forcing great coaches and teachers out of jobs all across Pulaski County.

Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 6:07 PM

I think I am (happily) on the path to becoming the world’s worst excuse for a farmer! I have chickens, geese, turkeys, one Guinea, two darling Nubian bottle babies, and an assortment of domestic pets. I am basically in Heaven at...

Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 6:06 PM

Several weeks ago the State of Missouri welcomed a new superintendent to their Highway Patrol, Colonel T. Johnson. Since taking his appointment Colonel Johnson has been making his way around the state, attending meetings at numerous...

Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 6:04 PM

One of the local signs of summer is the brightly colored fireworks tents and stands found in many parking lots and along the roadsides throughout our county.  For many this is a sign of fun times ahead celebrating the 4th of July...

Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 5:24 PM

The following are emails from readers about honey, mulching and bee balm varieties:

Updated Jun 25, 2015 at 1:56 PM

Hello all, I hope you have been weathering all the rain recently. It always seems everyone is a bit stir crazy when they are not able to go out and enjoy the sunshine. Fear not, it seems the rain possibilities have shortened for the time...

Updated Jun 19, 2015 at 7:32 PM

For those of you who have asked how you can help pollinators, here is your chance. Dozens of conservation and gardening organizations have joined together to launch a new nationwide campaign, the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge.

Updated Jun 15, 2015 at 1:18 PM

The 2016 presidential election grows closer by the minute. Can you feel the excitement?Neither can I.

Updated Jun 14, 2015 at 7:55 PM

Even as local government budgets become leaner, policy makers struggle to balance the ledger. One area of spending continues to be a burden with no real end in sight—corrections.

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