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Visiting the old home-place covey

    Old Luke had found them and there wasn't any doubt about that. He stood there in the woodland cover with his tail high and head forward, his body twisted slightly with one foreleg lifted, drinking in the mesmerizing scent of bobwhite quail. Behind him a few yards was his hunting mate, Sadie, honoring his point and no doubt disappointed that the big Setter had found them first.

Story of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft’s visit to Crawford, Texas, Wright and Dent Counties

By Deloris Gray Wood
    This story is about a cave listed on the USGS Montauk Quadrangle Map as the Saltpeter Cave located at: NW1/4 SW 1/4, Section 32, T. 32 North., R. 7 West, in the southwest corner of Dent County with Texas County on the West and South sides of section 31. The front opening of Saltpeter Cave on Ashley Creek is like a clam shell that is more than 40 feet wide and extends into the cave about 75 feet, in Current Township, Dent County.

MBSH Ambassadors assist with Backpack Snack program

    Members from Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital Ambassadors have scheduled some of their regular meetings to assist in the packaging of food for children in food-insecure homes.  Teachers and counselors from the Sullivan Elementary and Primary schools select children who they feel would most benefit from the program.  

AmeriCorps improving infrastructure at Onondaga Cave

    A team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members is working with the Eastern Parks District of Missouri State Parks primarily restoring and improving trail systems. The group of 10 young adults arrived on November 10 and will be serving in Leasburg at Onondaga Cave State Park through December 19.