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The Staple of Deer Camps

By Larry Dablemont
One of the things I hate most about deer season is the combination of long-range rifles and alcohol. In the night before the season opener, liquor stores do business with hunters that exceeds any night of the year. Deer camps seldom are found in the Ozarks without an abundance of alcohol stashed in tents or campers.

On the Hook TV Show Media Camp Held at Blue Bank Resort on Reelfoot Lake

 By Bill Cooper

          Jeremy Mattingly, host of On the Hook TV, greeted 30 outdoor media members, professional crappie fishermen, guides, and outdoor products company members to the Second Annual On the Hook Media Camp held Oct 31 through November 3 at the famous Blue Bank Resort on the banks of Reelfoot Lake in Tennessee.

Missouri S&T student selected for Navy Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program

The United States Navy has chosen Joseph Dereberry, a junior in nuclear engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, for its Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate Program (NUPOC). The application process included several technical interviews with naval reactor engineers, an orientation trip to San Diego and an interview with the director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.

Missouri’s contributions to WWI war effort examined in new book

During World War I, Missouri was one of many states that established a defense organization to take over the duties of the National Guard, which had joined frontline military service. In her new book The Missouri Home Guard: Protecting the Home Front during the Great War, Missouri University of Science and Technology historian Dr. Petra DeWitt examines this volunteer Home Guard’s full role, including its ability to preserve patriotism and reduce opposition to the war.

Getting livestock through the winter

Pasture and hay supplies are short in many areas of central and southern Missouri. University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Gene Schmitz has a number of options for livestock producers to consider for feeding their livestock this winter.

Funds distributed to community from sale of Gibbs Care Center

            After almost six years, the arduous task of properly shutting down Gibbs Care Center is over. The IRS, attorney general, and secretary of state are all satisfied with the closure and liquidation plans. The original corporation ceased on March 25 of this year. The supporting Volenetz Foundation will cease when the final payments are made to the attorney and accountant.