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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.

Operation Christmas Child spokesperson will talk about receiving shoebox as a child

    People in the area have a wonderful opportunity to hear firsthand a wonderful speaker talking about her receipt of a shoebox as a child!
    Elena Nicholson was eight years old when she and her sister were moved from an abusive poverty-stricken home into an orphanage in the former Soviet Union.

Swine AI program set for August 27

    A swine artificial insemination program will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 7057 Old 66, Cuba, MO.  Topics covered will be heat defection, estrous synchronization techniques and AI methods.  Dr. Timothy Safranski, State Extension Swine Specialist and Professor of Animal Science will present the program.