Former House Democrat and current House Democratic leader spar over switching parties
JEFFERSON CITY - On Election Night, Rep. Linda Black of St. Francois County coasted to a reelection victory with no challenger facing her.
The next day, she announced she is switching her political allegiance to the Republican Party.
House Democratic Leader Jacob Hummel said the way Black switched parties was not right.
Eagle viewing planned at Montauk State Park in February
Guests can watch as the eagles glide across the skies above the Montauk valley on Feb. 6 and Feb. 20 at Montauk State Park. The events are sponsored by Missouri State Parks and will be held at 9 a.m. on both days. Participants should meet at the CCC Stone Picnic Shelter for the free, public programs.Write comment (0 Comments)
Catching some winter holiday browns
Invites to go fishing are difficult to turn down. However, I found myself doing just that on Martin Luther King Day. A cold still hung on after three weeks. Energy evaded me and it was national holiday. Fishermen would be out in droves.Write comment (0 Comments)
Catching fish in February
Hot dang, I love February, all because of Valentine’s Day. Lots of our lady readers send me small boxes of chocolate candy! I say this hoping that you realize that a person can lie about one thing without really lying about everything else.Write comment (0 Comments)
MDC reports two new cases of chronic wasting disease
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that two new cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) have recently been found in north-central Missouri. One was found in an adult buck harvested by a hunter in Macon County and the other in an adult doe harvested by a hunter in Adair County. These two new cases bring the total of Missouri free-ranging deer that have tested positive for CWD to five for this hunting season and 15 overall. The total cases of CWD in Missouri captive and free-ranging deer now stands at 26.Write comment (0 Comments)
MDC and partners to hold native landscaping workshop for homeowners
If there was a way to beautify a landscape, lower the cost of maintaining it, and help wildlife in the process, it would seem to be a natural choice. Selecting native plants can achieve all these goals . . . and it's something just about any homeowner in the St. Louis region can do.Write comment (0 Comments)