Wahlig offers key tactics for fall turkey hunters

By Bill Cooper
    Bumping into to old friends is always an exercise in remembrance. I recently bumped into long time turkey hunting friend Keith Wahlig while trout fishing at Maramec Spring Park. We had not seen one another for perhaps a decade or more. We laughed and reminisced of turkey hunts we had enjoyed together. Additionally, we laid plans to record a podcast together and I pumped him for information to write this column.

Missouri State Parks and Mid-Continent Public Library present “Arts of the Capitol” virtual program Oct. 21

Missouri State Parks and Mid-Continent Public Library staff members invite the public to attend the “Arts of the Capitol” virtual program presented by art historian Dr. Sarah S. Jones at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.

Impact 100 give $35,000 to four local non-profits

    Impact 100 Crawford County held its annual awards banquet at Recklein Auditorium in Cuba on September 22 and presented a total of $35,000 to four Crawford County non-profit organizations. Since 2017, the organization has awarded grants totaling $154,000.

Viva Cuba hosting annual chili contest at Cuba Fest

    Viva Cuba will be hosting its 30th Annual Chili Cook-Off at Cuba fest in the Historic Recklein District on Smith Street in Cuba on Saturday, October 16.

Warhawk Athletic Boosters hosting chili contest

    The Bourbon Warhawk Athletic Booster Club will be holding its Third Annual Chili Cook-Off from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 16.

Area unemployment levels dropped in July, August

    While businesses throughout the area continue to seek workers, unemployment rates in both Crawford and Phelps counties dropped in July and August after increasing in June. Joblessness is now near or below levels that were reported before the start of the pandemic.