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Gallery will feature “Explosion of Cool Content”

    Gallery Zeke will reopen to the public on Thursday, October 7 with the return of the “Explosion of Cool Content” abstract exhibit. 

Young continues efforts to help animals

    Local animal rescue enthusiast Mary Young spoke to the Steelville City Council at its September 20 meeting. She reiterated her request for a cat room at the new animal shelter that is currently under construction following the donation of $50,000 she had helped raise while working with the local rescue organization Santana’s Hope 4 Paws. She also asked again about providing space for a surgical room in the new building and explained her recent separation from Santana’s Hope 4 Paws.

Remembering a fantastic 1961 float trip

By Larry Dablemont
    What were you doing the first weekend of October, 60 years ago? I remember that weekend well. I was only a few days away from turning 13, and I had purchased a guide’s license at the courthouse for a dollar. But with Dad’s old wooden johnboat and grandpa’s hand-made sassafras paddle, I could take folks on a fishing trip down the Big Piney River and haul in 50 cents an hour.

Catching big catfish on the fly can be a challenge

By Bill Cooper
    My father regularly caught catfish on spinnerbaits when I was a child. The feat proved a bit unusual and I didn’t know of anyone else doing so at the time. Over the years I adapted my father’s techniques to the fly rod and still enjoy catching catfish on my fly rods today.

Missouri S&T attains record enrollment for underrepresented minorities

The official fall 2021 enrollment at Missouri University of Science and Technology, recorded at the end of the semester’s fourth week, includes a record percentage of underrepresented minorities. Underrepresented minority students make up 12.3% of the first-year-student enrollment, which is an all-time high.

Leach Theatre announces 2021-22 season

Leach Theatre’s 30th season will open with a one-man show about former president Harry S. Truman’s life and presidency. The 2021-22 Campus Performing Arts Series will feature a mix of music, theater, dance and more on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus.