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Be sure to attend Caldwell County's summer reading program.
Readers of all ages will explore all things sports and fitness this summer as the Caldwell County Library presents "On Your Mark, Get Set, Read" during their summer library program.  Activities include designing your own medals, sports visors, pennants, and even a physical challenge or two.  This...
JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri to adjust the Energy Efficiency Investment Charge (EEIC) Rider that appears on the monthly bills of electric customers of Ameren Missouri. In its application, the...
Big BAM arrives June 12
The Big BAM (Bicycle Across Missouri) became the main subject of the LEPC meeting on Monday. Smaller towns that have not experienced Big BAM in the past will more than likely be taken unaware of the magnitude of the impact 1,000 bicyclist will have on their community. One description of the event...
Hamilton's American Legion Post #285 is undertaking a new project to honor Military Veterans with ties to Caldwell County. The bricks will be used to honor Veterans, past and present, Active Duty, National Guard or Reserves, of all branches of our Armed Forces. The bricks will be placed near the...
Braymer Fair Highlights
Pictures of the Braymer Fair held Thursday through Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, May 6, 2016/National FFA Organization) – The National FFA Organization and Foundation has awarded more than $2.6 million in scholarships to 1,791 recipients. This was made possible thanks to the generosity of 116 sponsors. More than 8,300 students applied online for the...
Children make up more than half of all dog bite victims.
Last year State Farm paid a record $118 million in the USA as a result of 3,100 dog-related injury claims. Over the past decade, the insurer has paid nearly $1 billion across North America for claims resulting from accidents involving a dog.  National Dog Bite Prevention Week® is May 15-21, and...
Make sure you don't come home with a lemon.
Buying a used car can be an economical way to obtain affordable transportation, but it is wise to take some basic precautions to make sure you don’t leave the dealership with a lemon. The first step is to pay attention to the Buyer’s Guide, which the Federal Trade Commission requires dealers to...
Your seat belt is your best defense in any traffic crash.
Today’s teens and young adults are always looking at what their future could hold.  They are the music makers and dreamers of dreams.  All too often, those dreams are shattered by the act of being distracted or impaired while behind the wheel.  It only takes one moment to redefine your future. In...
As more insurers pull out of the Obamacare exchange, rates will likely increase.
Proponents of Obamacare are downplaying the announcement that United Healthcare, the largest insurance provider in the country, that it will significantly reduce its participation in Obamacare exchanges.  But it means individuals seeking coverage at the Affordable Care Act [ACA] exchanges will have...

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