Amanda Rentel's first graders look for winter things on a walk Thursday, from Tipton Elementary and around the block north of the school. Some of the things on their list of items to find on the scavenger hunt included an acorn, rabbit, snowman and footprints.
SYRACUSE- This past week had day time temperatures in the 40s and we are heading for the end of January. So far all indications are for a mild winter. February has just 28 days and then we will be in March and can expect some nice days and the start of spring.
The 2021 Otterville Homecoming king and queen, Isaiah Gilmore and Halle Draffen, nominated by the athletic department, were crowned by the 2020 king and queen, Mason Mathews and Morgan Bowers. Attendants shown in front were Hudson Porterfield and Raygann Millsap.
Otterville High School holds Homecoming 2021
by Wilma Watring,
OTTERVILLE- Otterville High School held its 2021 Homecoming Friday night, Jan. 22, as the Lady Eagles opened the night with a win against Cole Camp. The junior varsity boys then won against Cole Camp. Otterville varsity Eagles also won their game.
A red-bellied woodpecker enjoys the offerings of a suet feeder. People can learn more about how to attract a variety of birds at a Jan. 30 Missouri Department of Conservation program on winter bird feeding.
MDC virtual program to focus on winter bird feeding
Bird-feeding is a popular hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and it’s a great way to learn about various species of birds that are found in this area.
Learn benefits of native warm-season grasses for grazing with MDC Feb. 18
The Missouri Department of Conservation invites landowners and land managers interested in the benefits of establishing native warm-season grasses for livestock grazing to join its online program, “Benefits of Native Warm Season Grasses,” from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 18. The program is a partner project of MDC, MFA and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
MU Extension hosts March webinar series on selling local food
by Leslie Bartsch,
Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health,
University of Missouri Extension
Producers selling local foods can learn about best practices, state regulations and available resources at a four-part online series in March presented by University of Missouri Extension. It is sponsored in part by the USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program and the Missouri Small Business Development Center.
My Capitol Report will be brief this week as House activities are currently on hold. Our leadership made the decision to cancel a week of sessions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The third week of session is normally a busy time as committees begin to meet to consider legislation, but pausing activity now still gives legislators ample time to move their bills through the process before session ends in mid-May. House leadership decided to be overly cautious after learning of a handful of positive cases in the building.
The following changes in property ownership were filed recently with the Moniteau County Recorder of Deeds. This report is a brief description of the deeds filed with the recorder. For a complete description of the properties visit the recorder’s office at the Moniteau County Courthouse in California.