Wreaths Across America will once again be held at the Missouri Veteran’s Home (MVH) in St. James on Saturday, December 14. The MVH, along with the Patriot Guard Riders, the Christian Motorcycle Association, Veterans Home employees, Missouri Veterans Commission, U.S. Army members from Fort Leonard Wood, and other volunteers will hold a special ceremony followed the laying wreaths on each headstone in the cemetery.
Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will begin concrete repair work on Interstate 44 in Crawford County next week. The work will close one westbound lane of I-44 between St. James and Bourbon Monday, December 9 through Friday, December 13.
To reduce fescue foot, a long-used plan to feed winter hay after grazing down fall pastures should be changed. A University of Missouri Extension forage specialist says it’s backwards. Feed hay first; then graze stockpiled winter pastures.
Missouri University of Science and Technology will host a Blasters Training Seminar Jan. 8-10, 2020 at its Experimental Mine. Missouri S&T’s Experimental Mine location will provide access to activities and demonstrations in underground workings and small-scale quarries, including magazine facilities.
During its meeting on November 25, the Cuba School Board accepted the district’s annual audit report as presented by Catlett and Associates, of St. Peters, Mo. The audit did not report any problems.
High school Agriculture and FFA students are getting hands-on experience working with a CNC plasma cutting table, creating custom metal works for the community. Projects began with creating and selling wreaths for the holidays, but has expanded to other custom metal works as well.