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Shepard's Call
Waiting for That “Aha” Moment   It was the thirteenth time I preached the “May Meeting” at this lovely church. I’ve watched as their membership...


Open Arms Baptist Church
LOOK UP I am not an astronomer, I can not tell you where any star or constellation can be found. A few years ago my wife surprised me with a telescope. It was fancy and to...
Farmer’s Wife
Virgil Pippin, Cora Voyles & Verna Buck enjoyed lunch with Alma Pope in Marceline Tuesday May 1st also visiting was Bonnie Jenkins. Jackie & Lavon...


Give Me Just One More Chance
Have you ever heard that expression? I have probably said that to my dad at least 100 times while growing up. I know as a kid I didn’t want to disappoint my dad and when I...
Remole Report
I want to give everyone an update on where we are on the veterans home in Marceline. This is something I have been working on for a number of years...


OATS MEETING
April 16, 2018 The Chairperson, Theresa Flennory, called the Macon County OATS Volunteer Support Committee Meeting to order. The Pledge of...


BITS FROM BUCKLIN WRITTEN MARCH 15TH, 2018
BITS FROM BUCKLIN WRITTEN MARCH 15TH, 2018 AN EARLY SPRING TOUR: The sun was so bright and warm, what a good time to wash the winter grime off the old green golf cart and...
Trade War Will Hurt Missouri’s Economy
By Eric Bohl President Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs may cause significant harm to agriculture, Missouri’s largest industry. Agriculture...


Bucklin Bits
MORE SPOTS AVAILABLE Last week a review of opportunities to volunteer in our community was written of in the Bits.  Comment has been positive so here are a few more...
Farmer's Wife
Bob and Alma Baker spent Thursday with Dean and Susan Rutherford and family in Illinois attnding Grandchildren's ballgames. Sharon Dore, Tracey Dale, Jan Travis,...
And The Bible Says...
Imitate Christ – Cleanse Your Hands Sinners Bible-loving readers, as we read James 4: 5-8 a few weeks ago. We started breaking down the text to learn how we are to...
BITS FROM BUCKLIN
WRITTEN JANUARY 11TH, 2018 WILLING WORKERS             The first of every year many people find it a good time to rearrange their closets, change the battery in the smoke...
Villa
 What a week of crazy weather!  From snow, freezing rain, below zero temps to 50's and now back again.  We are glad we were able to get out on Wednesday to take advantage...
Clarence Chronicles
December 25, 2017 It is the most wonderful time of the year. It is Christmas, and we have had such a good time this week. On last Wednesday Jeff Berry came to our door and...
Villa News
Going to be a short week for some and a long one for others, with the Thanksgiving Holiday this week. So many things to be thankful for. Here at the Villa we are very...