Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild congratulate Laurie Miller

      Laurie Miller, member of the Rolla Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild, once again has a quilt on tour. This time it is with the Cherrywood Fabric Prince Challenge for 2018.  Miller’s Prince entry will travel with the Prince Challenge 2018 Live Tour; dates to be announced. This is the second challenge tour that has included her quilts.

Garden Club visits Vintage Homestead

Cuba Hills Garden Club News, Submitted by Diane Branson, Secretary
    Cuba Hill Garden Club’s June meeting was held at Vintage Homestead near St. James. Penelope and Dennis of Vintage Homestead served an afternoon tea  from their infused botanical menu to members and guest. The tea included scones, tarts, pastries, tea sandwiches decorated with edible flower petals, and herbal iced tea. After the delicious treats, members toured their greenhouse where they grow the edible flowers and plants. It was a delightful day.

Begin the school year with a healthy lifestyle routine

By Ian Smith, Certified Athletic Trainer
    Summer is wrapping up and school is starting which means that fall sports are up and running. Hopefully students have already been working on getting back into their normal routine for school and are excited to start the school year refreshed and ready to learn. Lack of sleep and nutritional imbalances seem to be common issues that come up when school and athletics start up.

Missouri farmer profits from direct marketing, rotational grazing

Like other livestock farmers trying to make a living in the grasp of a severe drought, Adam Boman was on the road to Kansas City in early August to market some of his cattle. But Boman, owner of Good Life Grass Farms, was only transporting the few cows he direct markets each month. The others were still back on the Lawrence County farm where he raises grass-fed beef in a rotational-grazing system that was still providing plenty of forage for his herd.

MU Art on the Move photo exhibit featured at Missouri State Fair

University of Missouri’s Art on the Move outreach program comes to the Missouri State Fair, Aug. 9-19 in Sedalia, with a photo exhibition featuring the work of MU alumna and Poplar Bluff native Kayla Huett.