Last updateFri, 29 Aug 2014 2pm


Frog season opens on June 30

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages Missourians to celebrate summer with a favorite outdoor pastime for many -- frogging season. It begins at sunset on June 30 and ends Oct. 31.

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New Brunswick bear hunt exciting and educational

    “Bill, Bill, Bill,” Dian whispered excitedly. “There’s a bear.”
    Dian sat on the left side of a two-person stand. We were a mere eight feet off of the ground. The stand stood 10 feet from a logging road, tucked into the dense brush. Visibility through the thick vegetation ranged from five to 30 feet. A 20-foot wide shooting lane lay directly in front of us.

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MDC offers Bowhunter Education Certification Course

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host a Bowhunter Education Certification Course, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Elk’s Lodge in Perryville.

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Veterans enjoy free fishing trip

    Local veterans took their fishing poles to Maramec Spring Park last Friday in hopes of catching a huge trout on the 70th anniversary of D-Day. More than 50 veterans attended the fishing outing, with veterans driving from as far as St Louis to participate.

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Old Iron Works Days coming October 11-12

    One of the most popular spots to visit in Missouri is Maramec Spring Park.   This is especially true on October 11 and 12 during the Old Iron Works Days.


Civil War display being held at Harney Mansion through October

    Come enjoy the interactive display “A State Divided: The Civil War in Missouri” at the William S. Harney Mansion in Sullivan, Missouri, August 30 through October 26. All events this weekend are free.