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MO Official Highway Map hot off the press

    Available free of charge, the 2019-2020 Missouri Official Highway Map, not only features all 33,838 miles of state-maintained routes, but also shows locations for public-use airports, hospitals, colleges and universities, national forests, state parks and conservation areas.

Phelps Health Diabetes Support Group benefits everyone, not just patients

You may have recently been diagnosed with diabetes or have had the condition for years. You may be a caregiver for a person with diabetes or know of someone who has the chronic disease.

Farm business is welcomed as new member of Cuba Chamber

    Members of the Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce took a short trip out of town on Friday, Aug. 9, to welcome a new member, Brush Creek Valley Farms, with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Stubblefield family, which owns the business, provided lunch and offered a tour of their operation.

Last fishing trip before school starts was a good one

    Where did the summer go? That became the topic of discussion as I bounced two young boys down a rough forested, farm lane headed towards our favorite fishing spot. We anxiously looked forward to our last fishing fling together before school started.

Spider webs make this a rough time of year in the woods

    As much as I like to be in the woods, this is a rough time because of all the spider webs across trails. One of the old Front Bench Regulars in the pool hall back home said that God didn’t create spiders, ticks and flies. He said they were here when God got here, before He went to creating the good stuff. Darn, they make me itch and get miserable. I don’t remember them being here when I was a kid because I hunted squirrels in the hickories in late August.