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3 Strategies For Living A Life-That Makes A Difference In 2017
It’s common for people to think about putting their mark on the world and leaving it a better place than when they arrived. But in many cases...


Villa News
Saturday morning Marna Hightower, Glenn Wallace, Magel Jones, Janella Worland, Marie Dodson, Shirley Williams, Joyce Greenwell, Kaylie Tillett and I had a great time...
How To Discover The Princes, Paupers And Horse Thieves In Your...
Genealogy websites that help people trace their family histories love to focus on fortunate souls descended from royalty, or related in some...


Villa News
Saturday morning the residents practiced their golfing skills while puttering around the sunroom. Sunday afternoon church held by the Shelbina Christian church. Several...
How To Raise Thrifty And Generous Teenagers
From piggy banks to that first savings account, many children are taught the value of saving from an early age. But as they grow to adolescence, following parental...
4 Tips For Helping Your Child Disconnect From The Electronic World
Ever since Nintendo made the Pokemon Go video-game app available, young people have been exploring their communities with their eyes firmly fixed...


Villa News
It's been another busy week at the Villa. We haven't had to water the garden or the flowers, since we've had such interesting weather this week. ...


Bucklin Bits June 16th
JUNE 16TH, 2016 UNINVITED GUESTS OCCUPY CITY HALL A female raccoon chose a difficult spot for a maternity ward. This item begins when city officials noticed an...
Heartland Headlines
Jordan and Courtney Palmer and their children have just returned to their home in Kirksville after spending four weeks in the Heartland community. The Palmers are...
Gifford Items
Gifford ItemsJune enters with lots of sunshine. This seems to be the most beautiful time of the year. Temperatures arein the 60's, 70's and 80's. We have lots of...
Daughters of the Union
Tent #23 of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 met May 24, 2016 at the Macon Methodist Church.President Mary Ann Wilson and chaplain, Ruth Thompson,...
Bucklin Bits
MEMORIAL DAY Flags were waving all along Main Street, cars were here with out of state license plates and the weather was perfect for Memorial Day weekend in Bucklin. The...
Black Diamond Jubilee
Black Diamond JubileeI hope everyone had a great May. It was an exciting month at the Black Diamond Jubilee. On May 14, Duke Mason filled the house and put on a tremendous...
Atlanta News
Memorial Day BBQ guests of Julie Kay and Daniel Howe, Dylan, Dalton and Sheridan were Richard White of Moberly, Jacie Hammons of Riverside, Walter Serra of Virginia, Justin...
Clarence Chronicles
May 31, 2016 Well May is almost over and tomorrow is June. We have a very busy May at our home. Of course there is Mother’s day and my three daughters, Amanda, Laura, and...