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Reflections from the Road

What if?  A powerful phrase that can be used to consider almost any chain of events with a new perspective.  Can cast doubt on outcomes come to pass and cause speculation about consequences yet to come.  Can inject the unknown into what has already been accepted as fact; perhaps too quickly. There is a phrase…

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Missouri Department of Conservation Managed Deer Hunts

I realize with daytime temperatures in the 90’s and nighttime temperatures in the upper 60’s, ticks out in full force, fawns still in spots, and bucks still in velvet that most hunters haven’t started making serious plans for this fall’s deer hunting. However, you might want to think about participating in one of the many…

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MDC Mythbusters: Missouri’s turkey population

MDC Turkey Biologist Reina Tyl tells all on Missouri’s wild turkey numbers. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Interested in learning more about Missouri’s wild turkey population? Curious how fall harvest is affecting turkeys? The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Wild Turkey Biologist Reina Tyl is myth-busting and shedding light on wild turkey population trends for hunters,…

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Apply for MDC managed deer hunts starting July 1

Get more information on MDC managed deer hunts, preview hunt details, and apply starting July 1 at mdc.mo.gov/managedhunt. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) website for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout the state this fall and winter.…

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Reynolds County VFW Post 6660 Newsletter

For veteran’s in crisis, call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and press “1”. Our summer raffle is underway and our prizes this year are $250, $150, and $75 Visa Gift Cards. Look for our booths at various locations around the county until after Labor Day. We will be having a post workday on 26…

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Congressman Smith Capitol Report: Their New Normal

Last week, Washington Democrats kicked their spending into high gear, using a shadowy political tactic in an attempt to approve part of Joe Biden’s massive budget without any opportunity for debate. When Congress sets its spending levels each year, the law requires both the House and Senate to pass a budget resolution, giving both parties…

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Amber Alert for Missing Centerville Children

A Missouri Amber Alert has been issued for 7-year-old Grant Baker and 9-year-old Carter Baker after their mother was shot in Reynolds County, local officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately. The suspect has been identified as 43-year-old Jason Baker, according to Sunday’s amber alert. He’s described as a white male…

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Pasquet to Speak Sunday at Williamsville First Baptist Church

John Pasquet will deliver the message Sunday morning at 11 a.m. at Williamsville First Baptist Church. Pasquet recently published a book, The Essence—A Guided Journey of Discovery Through the Bible. The book is available available on Amazon. JOHN PASQUET grew up in his younger years on Air Force bases across the United States. In fact,…

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Williamsville Nutrition Center News

It has been a busy week at the Nutrition Center!  I first would like to report that Mrs. Lillie Turner won the Easter Basket Giveaway that was drawn for on Good Friday.  Mrs. Turner received a large basket with numerous gifts, candies, and a ham with all the fixings just in time for an Easter…

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Wayne County Sheriff Makes Drug Arrests

On Tuesday, Sheriff Dean Finch announced several drug busts that have occurred the last few weeks. According to Sheriff Finch, on April 10, deputies conducted an investigation into a misdemeanor theft from a local business in Silva. “Information obtained during the investigation lead Sheriff Finch, Deputies, and Troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol to…

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