Two selected to All-State Choir

    St. James had two high school students selected to the All-State Choir after auditioning and earning a spot on the choir on November 9. Kaitlyn Higgingbotham and Emma Carroll were both selected to the choir and will have the opportunity to practice and perform with others selected from across the state.

MDC’s mandatory CWD sampling this weekend in 29 counties

With the November portion of Missouri’s fall firearms deer season opening Saturday, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants hunters, landowners, and others to know key information about chronic wasting disease, or CWD. MDC is continuing its efforts this fall and winter to limit the spread of CWD in Missouri deer by finding new cases and slowing its spread to more deer or more areas.

Working with the new MDC enforcement chief, Randy Doman

    I know I promised to write more about an old outdoorsman who passed away recently who had a great impact on my life. That will be the subject of next week’s column. Before the deer season, this needs to get out. Send this column to all the deer hunters you know.

Chamber makes donation to Athletic Boosters

At its November 6 meeting, the Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce presented the Cuba Athletic Booster Club with a $5,107 check donation, which was money raised for the Booster Club at the Chamber Charity Golf Tournament that took place at Cuba Lakes on October 18.

WWII veteran honored during BHS Veterans Day Ceremony - PHOTO GALLERY

    Bourbon veteran Reid Stephens, who served in Europe during World War II and was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge in December of 1945, was among those honored for their service during Monday’s Veterans Day Ceremony at Bourbon High School.