A Co-Mo Connect representative made a proposal to the Tipton City Council at its meeting Monday night, May 3, regarding the extension of water and sewer services to its property at the south city limits.
I’m so excited that Mother’s Day is coming this Sunday. We have so many beautiful moms who live here at the Manor. It is inspiring to hear their stories about giving birth to their children, some with midwives, some in hospitals.
Members of the Otterville Street Fair Board serving as the breakfast committee were, from the left, Val Main, Mark Blankenship, Jackie Rockett, David Morrison, Joyce Lewis, Sue Sponcler, Maria Morrison, Kathy Zink and Charlotte Morrison. The committee held a community breakfast on Saturday, May 1, at Wear Hall.
Otterville Street Fair Board hosts community breakfast
by Wilma Watring
OTTERVILLE-On Saturday, May 1, at Wear Hall in Otterville, the Otterville Street Fair Board held its second community breakfast with pancakes, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, coffee and juice. The board members served from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. with a steady flow of breakfast eaters. The board appreciates the support from the community and beyond.
Missouri voters approved an expansion of Medicaid last year because no one in their hearts can oppose covering healthcare needs of the poor. The proposal was poorly written and worded to fool voters, both hallmarks of modern ballots.
Members of the Missouri House took action last week to protect vulnerable Missourians from predatory callers who hid their identities. House Bill 242 passed by the House would establish the Caller ID Anti-Spoofing Act. Spoofing is when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to caller ID display to disguise their identity. Scammers often use neighbor spoofing so it appears that an incoming call is coming from a local number, or spoof a number from a company or a government agency the individual they are calling may already know and trust. Spoofers use scam scripts to try to steal money or valuable personal information, which can be used in fraudulent activity.
SYRACUSE-There’s not a lot of news around Syracuse this week. The sun is shining with pleasant temperatures and rain every few days. With last week’s freeze, my peach tree and all the ornamental trees suffered. I only had a couple of annual plants out which I covered and they survived. The grass is really growing fast and for now is a twice-a-week mowing job.
Increasing fruit, vegetable production can help double value of Missouri ag
With lower initial investments and higher returns, fruit and vegetable production could play a big role in doubling the state’s agricultural economy by 2030, according to a study by University of Missouri researchers.
Now that spring is in full swing, wildlife are bearing young, with many taking up residence under, or even in homes, sheds and barns. As a conservation agent, I regularly get calls regarding orphaned and nuisance wildlife, so here are some tips for the most common wildlife-woes.
Missouri Prairie Foundation offers weekly webinars and master classes
Nearly 7,000 live attendees have enjoyed the online programming offered from January through April 2021 by the Missouri Prairie Foundation and its 21-year-old Grow Native! program. MPF continues its popular webinar and master class schedule in May.