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The Hamilton Board of Education held their monthly meeting Sept. 21. All members of the board were present with the exception of Dayrel Adkison and Jessica Green. The board evaluated the school’s safety policy. The strengths of the program are as follows: The school has a strong code of conduct...
Pat O’Connor won "Best of Show" with her quilt Fire Island Hosta.
The Twisted Stitchers Quilt Guild held a quilt show at the Federated Church in Hamilton during JC Penney Days. There were a total of 71 quilts entered in the show in nine different categories. Viewers were asked to select their favorite from each category and choose the quilt they liked the best...
Free smoke alarms for those in need.
The American Red Cross of Northwest Missouri and the Caldwell County Fire Departments are teaming up to reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by home fires by ensuring all homes in Caldwell County have working smoke alarms. “Last year, the American Red Cross of Northwest Missouri...
A single type of respiratory protection does not fit all work situations, so it is critical to identify the appropriate type of respiratory protective equipment for each situation.
Without protective gear, working around grain dust can cause severe respiratory problems, says University of Missouri Extension safety and health specialist Karen Funkenbusch. Conditions such as farmer’s lung are serious but preventable, she says. The need to protect against grain dust increases...
Quality beef brings more money.
Cow herd owners leery of the futures market or insurance for risk management can look to quality beef for protection. Scott Brown, University of Missouri livestock economist, told that option at the MU Thompson Farm field day Tuesday, Sept. 20. He asked the farmers present if any were using risk...
The bold colors of mums make them a great addition to fall decorating.
They are big, beautiful and bold. Their show-stopping flowers pack a wallop of color. Few flowers signal fall’s arrival more than the cheerful chrysanthemum, mum for short, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Mums’ long-lasting blooms show off for weeks, long after...
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a filing made by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri to adjust the fuel and purchased power adjustment charge (FAC) on the bills of its electric customers. Ameren Missouri made two filings with the Commission. In its...
The Mirabile School Reunion will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Mirabile School. There will be a basket dinner at 1 p.m. The school will be celebrating 100 years of education. All former students, teachers and friends are welcome!
J.C. Penney Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Penney Park in Hamilton. See this week's edition of the Caldwell County News for a schedule of events.
The theme for this year's homecoming is "Hornets Rock." The coronation and homecoming celebration will be held in the new gym on Wednesday night.  The parade will be held Friday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. Local organizations planning to participate in the parade should contact Renae Wattenbarger, Student...

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