Area Sports

MDC Free Fishing Days June 10 and 11

Want some free fun that gets family and friends outside in nature? Get hooked on fishing with the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Free Fishing Days June 10 and 11. During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag.…

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High Water Impacts Recreation on Clearwater Lake

The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District advises people planning to visit Clearwater Lake that recent rains have impacted the lake and recreation opportunities available at its campgrounds.  However, many recreation opportunities remain. Record level flooding occurred at Clearwater Lake and as a result many parks are only partially open.  The lake is currently…

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MDC touches on effects of flooding on wildlife

Heavy rains have caused historic flooding for much of Missouri, impacting homes, neighborhoods, roads, and even entire towns throughout the state. Flood waters have also caused damage at some Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) conservation areas, particularly to roads, boat ramps, buildings, and other infrastructure. Wildlife, however, is well adapted to extreme weather conditions. Regarding…

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BRL Baseball Tournament Pushed to Saturday

With the updated forecast for rain, upper 40 degrees and 30-40 mph wind gust for Thursday all participating BRL Schools have agreed to move all games to Saturday. Updated Schedule: Saturday, May 6 East Carter location: 11AM – HS BRL Championship Game East Carter vs Clearwater 1PM –  JH 3rd Place Game East Carter vs…

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MDC postpones Wappapello Lake open house meetings due to flooding

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has postponed three open house meetings that were scheduled to discuss data on crappie from Wappapello Lake and collect comments from Wappapello anglers. “We are eager to interact with anglers so we can show them our data and hear their comments, but first we must allow the community to…

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Three Rivers to Hold Fifth Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament

The Three Rivers Endowment Trust will hold its fifth Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, June 16, at Westwood Hills Country Club in Poplar Bluff.  The four-person scramble tournament will begin with check in and lunch at noon, followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Following the tournament, there will be a cocktail reception from…

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MDC: Don’t Update Wildlife

Spring brings the births of wild animals such as birds, rabbits, and squirrels. With that come good intentions of kind-hearted people who want to adopt baby animals they find because they think they have been orphaned or abandoned. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people to leave these young wild animals where they find…

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Gooch Throws Fourth Shut Out of Season

Clearwater’s Halle Gooch tossed her fourth shut-out of the season in Clearwater’s 7-0 victory against Twin Rivers. Clearwater’s record now stands at 9-5. Gooch gave up three hits and walked one in the win. Clearwater scored its seven runs on six hits. Brittany Adams had a big day at the plate with two hits and…

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MDC Seeks Comments From Wappapello Lake Anglers at Open House Meetings

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has scheduled three open house meetings to present data on crappie from Wappapello Lake as well as collect comments from Wappapello anglers. “We look forward to interacting with anglers so we can show them our data and hear their comments. This combination will help lead us to a future…

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