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    Construction begins on Weaubleau building project
    Construction on the Weaubleau R-III building project has begun. Superintendent Eric Wilken reported to the Weaubleau School Board during their regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 18, that construction had started Monday, Oct. 16, with an estimated timeline of one year. It is anticipated that the majority of the facility will be completed by the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year.
    Happy-
    An elementary school flash mob broke out during the Weaubleau Talent Show Tuesday, Oct. 17. Several students in the K-3 Miscellaneous category donned glow-in-the-dark outfits and danced in the neon glow to “Happy” by Pharrell. More than 30 acts were showcased during the annual talent show, put on by the drama department.
    Students shine at Weaubleau Talent Show
    Students and staff within the Weaubleau R-III Drama Department presented the annual Weaubleau School Talent Show Tuesday, Oct. 17, with approximately 30 acts performing songs, comedic skits, dances, and other pieces. Performers ranged from the elementary through high school. There were six winning categories with first, second and third placements, and an overall judges’ favorite. Performers first had to pass an audition, then show continued improvement before the big night.
    Big Fish-
    Matt Ginnings of Hermitage shows off the 42 inch muskie he caught early Friday, Oct. 13, earning an additional prize for big fish during the 43rd Annual Pomme de Terre Lake Muskie Fishing Tournament. He and Coach Jim Wilson also won first place as a team.
    Ginnings and Wilson
    win Pomme de Terre Lake Muskies Tournament
    Pomme de Terre Lake Chapter of Muskies held its 43rd annual fall tournament Oct. 13-15, with more than 30 boats participating. Monetary payouts were awarded for winners.
    Clean-up crew-
    Above is the group of volunteers and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that participated in the Shoreline Clean-up day on Pomme de Terre Lake Saturday, Oct. 14. Overall, there were 48 volunteers, and they helped to remove an estimated 50 cubic feet of garbage from select areas around the Pomme de Terre Lake and Dam. The Corps provided the volunteers with a hot dog lunch, coffee and donuts in the early morning, as well as bug spray, t-shirts, gloves, and trash-bags. There was also the chance to receive door prizes, which had been donated by sponsors. More details can be found elsewhere in The Index.
    Lending a helping hand-
    Two volunteers are shown hauling bags of trash they collected from the shoreline of the Pomme de Terre Lake Saturday, Oct. 14. This was the day of the Shoreline Clean Up event organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. There were 48 volunteers and they collected approximately 50 cubic yards of trash. Picture provided by Corps officials.
    Shoreline Clean Up removes
    approximately 50 cubic yards of trash
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosted the Shoreline Clean-up Day Saturday, Oct. 14. The morning began at 8 a.m. with volunteers gathering at Overlook Park to be assigned a group and location to clean up. The mission for the morning was to clean up trash and debris from around the shoreline of the Pomme de Terre Lake. They had 48 volunteers participating.
    Shrine Club chicken dinner
    Saturday, Oct. 21
    The Pomme De Terre Shrine Club annual chicken dinner and bake sale is set to take place this Saturday, Oct. 21, from 4 p.m. until all food is gone.
    Pittsburg Community
    Fish Fry Saturday, Oct. 21
    There will be a community fish fry at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Pittsburg Community Building. Hot dogs will be available for children and those who do not like fish.
    Conversations: Going in depth on Firefighter I and II with Brian Bennett
    In this week’s “Conversation” segment, The Index sat down with Cross Timbers Rural Fire Department Assistant Chief Brian Bennett to discuss how he got involved with Firefighting, and more specifically his recent accomplishment of becoming a certified Firefighter I and II instructor. Bennett gave a detailed explanation of what being Firefighter I and II trained means to him and what drove him to further his firefighting education.
    Lucas Oil Speedway trick or treating, Monster Truck Nationals Saturday
    The Lucas Oil Speedway Race Track will be hosting its annual trick or treating event this Saturday, Oct. 21, the same evening as the Monster Truck Nationals “Eve of Destruction.”
    Boyer collecting items
    at library for soldiers
    Ten-year old Jakob Boyer will be collecting items for his soldier Christmas shoebox project this Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Hickory County Library. He will be set up between the hours of 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., accepting donations to be packaged and sent to military personnel by the end of October.
    Weaubleau FFA Haunted Corn Maze
    last night of the season this Saturday
    The last night for the annual Weaubleau FFA Haunted Corn maze will be 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Weaubleau FFA Corn Maze, located on the north side of the school.
    Quilt show program-
    Liz Huntsman was the guest speaker at the Prairie Chapel Fall Bazaar and Quilt Show Saturday, Oct. 14. Her presentation was over the Le Moyne Star and there were approximately 20 people in attendence. Huntsman went through the steps of how to cut and sew the star so that everything was proportional. The event went from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests got to partake in a lunch and vote on their favorite quilts in two categories, modern and heirloom.
    Modern quilt winner-
    Sharon Kjar’s quilt was the people’s choice winner of the modern quilt category at the Prairie Chapel Fall Bazaar and Quilt Show Saturday, Oct. 14. She received a $25 gift card to Ma and Pa’s Fabric in Buffalo.
    Raffle winner-
    Roseland Martin is pictured posing during the Prairie Chapel Fall Bazaar and Quilt Show Saturday, Oct. 14, in front of her red and white quilt she won in a raffle drawing the previous week. The quilt was put on display during the show.
    Best friends-
    Freddy Reiss, left, and Zavier Kelley are shown browsing the quilts on display at the Prairie Chapel Fall Bazaar and Quilt Show Saturday, Oct. 14. The event went from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and included a lunch. There were 41 quilts on display, 21 on which could be voted on as a people’s choice in the categories of modern and heirloom. There were over 100 quilts in varing size for sale.
    Kjar and Gilman win Prairie Chapel Quilt Show
    Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church hosted its annual Fall Bazaar and Quilt Show Saturday, Oct. 14, at the church. Leading the efforts was the Prairie Chapel Afternoon Quilters (PCAQ), who set up show and made many of the quilts put on display. All proceeds from the event went toward helping the organization with its mission projects. Current projects include making pillowcases and fleece blankets for local foster children.
    Kids’ pumpkin celebration
    Saturday below the Dam
    The 4th annual Celebration of the Pumpkin will be this Saturday, Oct. 21, below Pomme de Terre Dam.
    Health officials will hold
    groundbreaking ceremony
    Friends of the Hickory County Health Department and Health Board officials will host a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 24, for their proposed new building.
    Bring electronics for recycling this Saturday
    Old electronics may be recycled this Saturday, Oct. 21, on the Hermitage Square.
    That Looks So Good-
    Hudson Pratt eagerly waited for Lawrence Green to finish pouring out the syrup Sunday, Oct. 15, so he could grab a caramel apple at the Prairie Chapel UMC Fall Bash. In addition to pumpkins and caramel apples, there were hot dogs, chips, cookies, cakes, and a host of other treats available during the community activity. Pastor Jeff Cole said it was the church’s way of celebrating the abundance of God.
    Pumpkin Chunkin-
    A large group gathered on the lawn of Prairie Chapel UMC Sunday, Oct. 15, to watch the pumpkins fly as kids and adults demonstrated the Pumpkin Chunkin machine. It was all part of the church’s celebration of the fall season.
    Cool Pumpkins-
    A pumpkin decorating contest was part of the Fall Bash activities Sunday, Oct. 15, at Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church. There were 10 entrants, with each one receiving a dollar prize. Valen Wylot won the grand prize of $25 to Ru’s in Urbana for his large pumpkin eating a small pumpkin. Chloe Cole placed second for her funny face pumpkin and was given a $10 gift card. Other entrants included Kenton Owen, Callie Pratt, Hudson Pratt, Jodie Marker, John Marker, Brody Pratt, Kane Gunter, and April and Jolene Marker. Prairie Chapel UMC’s Fall Bash was held from noon to 2 p.m. on the church grounds on Highway 65.
    Apple Bobbing-
    Kane Gunter, son of Matt and Allison Gunter, picked up a fresh apple with his teeth Sunday, Oct. 15, while bobbing for apples during the Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church Fall Bash. He was a little nervous because it was his first time and the water was hot, but he was soon asking to go again.
    Prairie Chapel UMC
    celebrates harvest with Fall Bash
    Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church hosted a Fall Bash Sunday, Oct. 15, at the church grounds on Highway 65. It was a day of fun fall-based activities for kids and adults alike, including a pumpkin decorating contest, caramel apples, pumpkin chunkin, apple bobbing, hay rides, a bounce house and several games.
    Rendezvous Oct. 28-29
    The 31st annual Pomme de Terre Rendezvous is fast approaching its rescheduled date. After heavy rainfall and flooding in May cancelled the regularly scheduled event, officials decided that rather than foregoing for the year they would reschedule for later in the season. The new date is Saturday, Oct. 28, through Sunday, Oct. 29, at Outlet Park, below Pomme de Terre Dam.
    Halloween on the Square
    will be Tuesday, Oct. 31
    The annual Halloween on the Square event will be 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, on the Hermitage square. All guests will line up around the block to receive candy passed out by local businesses and individuals who set up booths on the square. The event is open for those in the public to come and pass out candy.
    Candy needed for
    Halloween on the Square
    Hermitage Lions Club members are seeking the public’s assistance with this year’s Halloween on the Square in Hermitage.
    Weenie roast and revival-
    Spring Branch Church held its annual weenie roast Saturday, Oct. 14. They served hot dogs, which guests could warm over the fire, and chili. The crowd of guests gathered for a visit, and many stayed to take part in the revival later that night. The theme for the revival was “Give Me Some of that Old Time Religion.” The night also had several individuals who proved live entertainment.
    Spring Branch continues with annual weenie roast
    Spring Branch Church, located on Highway B near the Hickory County/Benton County line, hosted its annual weenie roast and chili supper Saturday, Oct. 14. This event has been going on for an estimated 20 years, but this was the first year the church had decided to host it in conjunction with their revival. The theme of their revival was “Give Me Some of That Old Time Religion.”
    Hermitage First Baptist fall festival
    The Hermitage First Baptist Church will hosting a fall festival from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Hermitage First Baptist Church is located on the northwest corner of the square, across from Casey’s General Store.
    Third Annual Wheatland Mules Golf Tournament Oct. 28
    The third annual Wheatland Mules 4-Person Scramble Golf Tournament is scheduled to take place Saturday, Oct. 28, at Shadow Lakes Golf Course. Registration will be at 8 a.m. and tee-off is at 9 a.m.
    Skyline Senior Citizen Day
    Friday, Oct. 27
    Hickory County R-I Skyline Elementary will hold its annual Senior Citizens Day beginning 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, in the multipurpose room. At 11:40 a.m., Superintendent Dr. Mark Beam will recognize special attendees. Lunch will be served at noon.
    Serving line-
    Members of the Galmey VFW, right, are shown serving mountain oysters and ham to guests through the window looking into the kitchen Saturday, Oct. 14. The event began at 4:30 p.m. and ran until 6 p.m. It was estimated that they served over 100 people.
    VFW serves up Mt. Oysters
    The Galmey VFW hosted its bi-annual mountain oyster dinner Saturday, Oct. 14. This event has been going on for at least 20 years, according to VFW officials, and occurs typically once in the spring, usually in April, and once in the fall, usually in October. It is also typically held on the second Saturday of the month they chose.
    Harvest Party
    Bethel Baptist
    The Bethel Southern Baptist Church will host a Harvest Party beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25.
    Galmey VFW Halloween party
    The Galmey VFW will be hosting a Halloween Party from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 28. There will be a costume contest, so guests are encouraged to dress up.
    Cross Timbers Baptist
    upcoming events
    Cross Timbers Baptist Church has multiple upcoming activities, including a Harvest Party at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, a Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing Sunday, Oct. 29, and a Trunk R Treat at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31.
    Banquet-
    The annual Hermitage FFA Greenhand and Chapter degrees banquet ceremony took place the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the Hermitage cafeteria. This year, there were 12 recipients of the Greenhand degree and five recipients of the Chapter degree. There was also a creed speaking contest, which determined which freshman student would earn a spot on the trip to the national convention. William Forrest and Justin Mitchell were the only two participants, and Mitchell won.
    Chapter degree-
    Five Hermitage FFA members received their Chapter degree pin during the FFA banquet and ceremony that took place the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 10. Pictured, from the left, are: Rayanna Williams, Alex Hamilton, and Amber Irek. Not pictured is Sheridan Corum and Rory Higgins.
    Greenhand degree-
    Twelve Hermitage FFA members received their Greenhand degree pin during the FFA banquet and ceremony that took place the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 10. Pictured in no particular order, are: Shekainah Andres, Brayden Bechtel, Lilyan Hart, Justin Mitchell, Kallen Short, Black Ball, William Forrest, Kelsey Johnson, Allison Self, and Patience White. Not pictured are Easton Sabala and Sadi Hostettler.
    Hermitage FFA awards 12 Greenhand degrees
    and five chapter degrees at 2017 banquet
    Hermitage FFA hosted its annual Greenhand and Chapter degree ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the Hermitage cafeteria. There were 45 members and guests present. This was the chapter’s eleventh year.
    Shrine club Halloween Party Saturday, Oct. 28
    The Pomme de Terre Shrine Club will host a Halloween Party and Dance Saturday, Oct. 28, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
    FSA election ballots
    will be in mail Nov. 6
    United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections are under way in Hickory County.
    Monthly business focus of commission meeting
    The Hickory County Board of Commissioners held a 20-minute meeting Thursday, Oct. 12, in which they processed monthly reports. They also heard from Sheriff Brian Whalen on an increase in inmate housing and discussed an invitation to Washington, D.C.
    Going once, going twice, sold-
    The Wheatland FFA held its first ever consignment auction Saturday, Oct. 14. All proceeds will be used to send students to the FFA National Convention on Oct. 25-28. Nance Auction Service donated their time to act as the auctioneers. The total amount raised was unavailable.
    Wheatland FFA hold first consignment auction
    The Wheatland FFA held its first ever consignment auction Saturday, Oct. 14. The auction was conducted by Nance Auction Service, who donated their time to the event, so all proceeds went to the FFA. This money will be used to help take 10 students to the FFA National Convention Oct. 25-28.
    Hermitage hosting
    FASA lab this Thursday
    Hermitage High School will be hosting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASA) session Thursday, Oct. 19, in the computer lab.
    Annual reports focus of library board meeting
    Hickory County Library board members met for their October meeting Monday, Oct. 16, beginning at 10 a.m. In attendance were president Hal Geltmacher, vice president Sharon Barrett, treasurer Gerda Fitts, secretary Judy Baker, and Library Administrator Stacy Coulsell.
    Preston village board votes not to
    remove barriers, seeks public input
    Village of Preston trustees voted to leave concrete barriers in place during the most recent meeting of the Village of Preston board. The meeting began at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Preston City Hall.
    HCFR Sept. Call numbers
    Hickory County Fire Rescue released their September call numbers that volunteer first responders were toned out for. There were 86 medicals and eight motor vehicle accidents, for a total of 94 calls for the month.
    Prairie Chapel Church
    planning Veteran Day activities
    The Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church on Highway 65, across from Hickory County R-I Skyline School, will host special service in honor of Veteran’s Day Sunday, Nov. 5. It’s titled “God and Country.” The sermon will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the Galmey VFW Color Guard will present the colors.
    Hickory County Master Gardners
    annual dinner Sunday, Oct. 29
    The Hickory County Master Gardeners Annual Fundraiser Dinner will be Sunday, Oct. 29, at the McCarty Senior Center in Wheatland.
    Food Preservation Class Nov. 4
    There will be a holiday food preservation class at the Hickory County Farmers Market on Saturday, Nov. 4. Class will begin at 8:30 a.m. and run until 12:30 p.m. Guests will get to “make and take” chocolate cherry jam and spicy cranberry salsa.
    Book Sale Clean Up-
    Hermitage High School students help to pack up and move of books out of Hickory County Library Friday, Oct. 13, following conclusion of the annual book sale. The Friends of the Library Book Sale took place from Oct. 11 through Oct. 13, in Hermitage. Proceeds will be used to support the Friends of the Library, which helps cover insurance costs on the building and other expenses. Unsold books were placed back into storage.
    Sorting-
    Bridget Pyeatt sorted through some used books Friday, Oct. 13, as she cleaned up after the Hickory County Library Book Sale. Hermitage students dropped by at noon to lending a helping hand. The sale ran from Oct. 11 through Oct. 13.
    Ready to strike-
    Weaubleau FFA student Caden Kauffman is shown hiding in the corn of the Weaubleau Haunted Corn Maze about to startle some incoming people Saturday, Oct. 14.
    Thrills and chills-
    ChinChin Sirinapa Taweepongpinyo, an exchange student at Weaubleau R-III, was one of the FFA students who acted as a scarer inside the Haunted Corn Maze Saturday, Oct. 14. Dressed in all white, with her face smeared with white paint and her naturally dark hair striking an erie contrast, Chin played the part of a person muttering quietly. She warned all those who passed her that they would be “sorry” for continuing down that path. As the Weaubleau FFA Haunted Corn Maze still has one more night this Saturday, Oct. 21, The Index has decided to hold the story until after to avoid giving away all the surprises. Look for more pictures and a detailed story in the Wednesday, Oct. 25, edition of The Index.
    Ghastly ghost-
    Weaubleau FFA Student Pedro Deleon Velasco. was one of several scarers in the Weaubleau Haunted Corn Maze Saturday, Oct. 14.
    Cooking Matters for Families
    class now taking registration
    There will be a Cooking Matters for Families Class beginning Tuesday, Nov. 7, that will run every Tuesday until Dec. 11, at the Hickory County Farmer’s Market. The class will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will end at 7:30 p.m.
    Farmers Market to host Thanksgiving event Nov. 20
    The Hickory County Farmers Market will host Thanksgiving at the market Monday, Nov. 20, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting.
    Gertrude’s Garden
    October 10, 2017
    Church Pages
    Olive Point Baptist
    Money does grow on trees
    I am Kaylee Lower, a sophomore at Weaubleau High School. I’m an active member of the Weaubleau FFA Chapter and Osage River 4-H Club. The purpose of this column is to promote youth in agriculture and inform the citizens in rural communities about the importance of agriculture.
    Pinewood Derby-
    Cross Timbers Baptist Church held its annual Pinewood Derby Race Saturday, Oct. 14, with 22 participating. Bill Mitchell also brought in Jeff Cutshaw’s race car for all the kids. Pictured are, from left: John Sanchez, Rayce Mitchell, Levi Phillips, Lela Phillips, Grace Colbert, Jet Le, Pyper Mitchell, Savanna Davis, Timber Tolliver, Mercy Schafer, Azlee Shelton, Alyssa Collamore, Ayreona Barber, Ty Flowers, Ryan Collamore, and Clay Flowers.
    Love Creations-
    Mary Love of Mary Love Creations offered custom-made rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more as a vendor at the Pomme de Terre Shrine Club’s Gun and Knife Show Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Shrine Club building on Highway 254. Love, from Pittsburg, designs handcrafted jewelry made from birth stones and she is also a seamstress.
    Gun Show-
    John Mathis looked over a sword and browsed other merchandise Friday, Oct. 13, while attending the Pomme de Terre Shrine Club Gun and Knife Show. Vendors offered a selection of knives, guns, sword, jewelry and other items during the sixth annual show, which ran Friday afternoon and throughout Saturday. There were also concessions selling hot dogs and various treats. Proceeds will support the Pomme de Terre Shrine Club.
    Winter feeding cost projections
    Depending on where you are in Missouri, you may have plenty of available pasture right now, or you might be feeding hay. Such is the plight of the Missouri cattle producer. At any rate, hay quality and winter feed costs are certainly topics that are, or soon will be, on the mind of beef cattle producers.
    Letter to Editor: Stand Up For the Flag
    Dear Editor,
    Letter to Editor: Guns are not the issue
    Dear Editor,
    Fun Time Farms-
    Hermitage Elementary’s Pre-school, Kindergarten, and first and second grade classes had a good time visiting Fun Times Farm Thursday, Oct. 12. Left: David Smith, Damian Wiley and Jace Paul rode the cow train. Center: Hudson Pratt rode a tractor seat seesaw. Right: Shiloh Pitts, Kinley Ott, Payton Garrison and Hudson Pitts traveled on the hayride.
    Fun Time Farms-
    Hermitage Elementary’s Pre-school, Kindergarten, and first and second grade classes had a good time visiting Fun Times Farm Thursday, Oct. 12. Left: David Smith, Damian Wiley and Jace Paul rode the cow train. Center: Hudson Pratt rode a tractor seat seesaw. Right: Shiloh Pitts, Kinley Ott, Payton Garrison and Hudson Pitts traveled on the hayride.
    Fun Time Farms-
    Hermitage Elementary’s Pre-school, Kindergarten, and first and second grade classes had a good time visiting Fun Times Farm Thursday, Oct. 12. Left: David Smith, Damian Wiley and Jace Paul rode the cow train. Center: Hudson Pratt rode a tractor seat seesaw. Right: Shiloh Pitts, Kinley Ott, Payton Garrison and Hudson Pitts traveled on the hayride.
    Letter to Editor: We don’t worship guns
    Dear Editor,
    Preston
    Saturday night dinner guests of Jim and Peggy Mackie were Bob and Sharon Carnahan, Lynn and Tom Deckard, Rod and Jeanne Gates, Jacquelyn, Joe, Lincoln and Sawyer Pentridge, Dana and Darrel Camacho, Roseland Martin, Katie Anderson, Cindy Anderson, Andrea Adrianna and Andrew Rodriguez, James Gates and friend Claire and Jack Gates.
    Cross Timbers
    Bob and Sharon Carnahan went to the music and dinner at the Macks Creek Center Tuesday, went on to Camdenton and to Hermitage. The family received a Century farm award. Ben and Justine Owsley received the farm family award. They went to Springfield for a medical appointment and to the brunch at the Macks Creek Center. They went to music at the home of Bill and Martha Bishop, and to a cookout at the home of Jim and Peggy Mackie as Andrea, Adriana and Andrew Rodriguez were visiting from Nevada. Later they went to the Cross Timbers music and went to the visitation for Eloise Stidham Sunday evening. They also visited Marguerite Gates. Sharon went to the quilt show at Prairie Chapel. Lynn and Tom Deckard were visitors.
    Flemington resident involved in Greene County collision
    Lorenn Schneller, 24, of Flemington, was involved in a two vehicle accident Sunday, Oct. 15, in Greene County. While she was uninjured in the collision, the driver of the second vehicle, 19-year old Keith Taylor, of Springfield, received minor injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield.
    Fostering Care-
    Skyline’s FBLA visited the Bend the Trend Market Day in Buffalo Saturday, Oct. 7, where they hosted a booth to raise money for their Skyline FBLA Community Service Project Team, Fostering Care. Students painted faces to purchase backpacks and Christmas presents for local children in foster care. Even with the rainy weather, they raised $44 for the Fostering Care Community Service fund. Pictured are Grace Turnbow, Carissa Fields, Danielle Bailey, and Grace Sanderfer.
    Elephant-
    Grace Sanderfer paints an elephant on Jaytin DeFreece while volunteering at the Bend the Trend Market Day Saturday, Oct. 7. Sanderfer and the Skyline FBLA were raising money for their Community Service Project Team, Fostering Care.
    Osceola man wreck vehicle north
    of Quincy, receives minor injuries
    George Simmons, 42, of Osceola, was involved in a one vehicle car wreck Wednesday, Oct. 11. He received minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar.
    Law enforcement conducts drug and alcohol checks
    Approximately eight arrests were made last weekend during a drug and alcohol saturation event in Hickory County.
    Monk pleads guilty to felony driving charge
    A Preston man has been placed on probation for felony driving charges.
    Dorland has probation revoked for possession
    A local man had his probation revoked this week after being found in violation.
    HICKORY COUNTY HISTORY:
    Fairview (Butcher) Sunday school and church group, 1913-14. Reprinted from The Index archives.
    Teen placed on probation
    A Hermitage teenager has been placed on supervised probation after pleading guilty to two felony charges.
    County marriage licenses
    Marriage licenses in Hickory County from the office of Pamela Hutton, recorder.
    Land Transfers In Hickory County
    Land transfers in Hickory County from the office of Pamela Hutton, recorder.
    Looking Back
    Thursday, Oct. 18, 1917
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