Nebraska City will celebrate the 50th Annual AppleJack Festival September 21-23 with a weekend full of fun activities! It’s a Flashback AppleJack; in addition to the usual offerings of craft and vendor fairs, a Fun Run, food courts, the AppleJam…

Drought has damaged corn in many areas. Growers should examine fields for grain potential. Corn fields and even some irrigated fields have suffered severe drought or heat damage. Silage can salvage this crop, but some harvest modifications may be needed.…

Submitted By Superintendent Jeremy Burright The Fairfax R-3 School District held a special board meeting August 9, 2018. Board President Mike Lewis called the meeting to order at 6:34 p.m. Present were Mike Lewis, Doug Miller, Marshal Oswald, Josh Oswald,…

University of Missouri Extension introduced a new mobile app to identify herbicide injury at its annual Pest Management Field Day on July 10. MU Extension weed specialist Mandy Bish says Herbicide Injury ID lets users send photos of injured plants…

Submitted By Kay Gibson This coming Saturday, August 18, are the Watson Fire Department’s second annual fishing tournament and fish fry. The fishing tournament will begin Saturday morning at 6 a.m. Meet at the Watson boat dock. It costs $20…

Pictured are the remains of the Westboro, Missouri School building. Submitted by Beverly Clinkingbeard Westboro School is now a heap of rubble. It needed to happen, as for years it was stripped of all dignity and respect, and where it…

On hand to celebrate Farmers State Bank’s 140th anniversary celebration on Friday, August 10, 2018, were Tarkio bank employees Melanie Riley, Craig Livengood, and Taylor Wilcox. Ned and Judy Seymour sign up for the chance to win a gift card…

Gavin Abbott gets the hand-off from Alex Burke at the Rock Port Blue Jays football scrimmage Saturday morning, August 11, 2018. The Blue Jays also practiced form tackling techniques during the scrimmage.

Lydia Masonbrink tees off during Lady Blue Jay golf practice August 8, 2018. The girls will start their season on August 27 at the Maryville Invitational at 9 a.m. Macie Hale putts during Lady Blue Jay golf practice August 8,…