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Jaden Burns makes it to world finals.
Eleven year old Jaden Burns, of Braymer, tried every sport there was, baseball, soccer, swim team, karate, barrels, poles, roping, goat tying. He wasn’t interested in wrestling, didn't want to wear a singlet, didn't want to try out for football; he was running out of choices. That was when Jaden...
Extreme heat and humidity make that time of the day deadly.
Current high heat puts the public at risk. Since 1980, heat waves in Missouri have killed more people than lightning, tornadoes, thunderstorms and floods combined, says University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan. Guinan says the length of the recent heat wave, combined with unusually...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends!  To say it has been HOT is an understatement.  I hope everyone is staying cool during these extremely hot days and remembering to check on elderly family and neighbors.  Also, don't forget about our outdoor family critters; they get hot too and need extra water and cool place to...
Viral diseases can be caused by aphids.
The most common diseases that infect tomatoes can be divided into three types: fungal, bacterial, and viral. Diseases caused by fungi are often the easiest to control. Bacterial diseases are a bit more difficult, and viral diseases are essentially impossible to control, once established in the...
Powdery mildew on watermelon.
Hot days, cool nights and spotty showers create conditions for powdery mildew to thrive. This fungal disease affects common vegetables and landscape plants, says Patti Hosack, extension associate and director of the Plant Diagnostic Clinic at the University of Missouri. There are many types of...
Temporary repairs made in the fall of 2014.
The long-anticipated replacement of the Log Creek Bridge south of Kingston is about to begin. During a routine inspection during the fall of 2014, the bridge was shown to have significant, critical deterioration which prompted the immediate closure of the bridge. Erecting temporary support...
Ewe of Murphy Park wins title of Carroll County Fair Reserve Grand Champion Ewe 2016
At the Caldwell County Fair Wednesday July 6, 2016, Murphy Park, daughter of David and Nesha Park of Hamilton won Overall Breeds Reserve Grand Champion Ewe and Overall Breeds Reserve Grand Champion Ram and Senior Showmanship.
A modern community’s success hinges on broadband connectivity and customers in Kingston, Missouri recently saw their Internet speeds reach a new milestone. Speeds up to 1 Gig (1 gigabit per second) are now available to residents and businesses in Kingston, thanks to a new fiber-optic network built...
People kept coming into city hall to attend this week's board of aldermen meeting.
City of Hamilton Aldermen met for their regular session on Wednesday to a group of people, leaving standing room only in a crowded city hall. During “public participation” many were angry about having their water cut off during the holiday weekend. The city provided to the citizens arriving a copy...
Adam Baker found guilty by jury.
A former Cameron resident who shot and killed his wife has been found guilty by a Clay County jury. Adam Jeffery Baker, 28, was accused of killing his wife, Holly Baker, in their home in Cameron, Missouri on February 25, 2015. After four days of trial, including seven hours of deliberation, the...

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