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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...
TOPS
TOPS MO877 La Plata met Tuesday, May 24th at 6:00PM in the La Plata Christian Church Fellowship Hall with 8 members weighting in. Janet led the meeting. TOPS and KOPS...
Gifford Items
May ends with temperatures in the 70-80’s. Flowers are blooming, birds singing, one of my favorite times of the year!! We received an additional 1 and 7/10 inch of rain....
Bits From Bucklin
BITS FROM BUCKLIN WRITTEN MAY 5TH, 2016 CITY COUNCIL MEETS The Bucklin City Council met in regular session on the 13th of April 2016 at 6:00 p m. Present were the...
Villa News
Sunday was Happy May Day! In the afternoon, Jim Bilbro from the First Christian Church led services for the residents. Several had visitors and...


Medicare "Test" Would Accelerate Cancer Clinic Closings
For cancer patients, it's getting harder to find access to quality, affordable care. More than 300 of the nation's cancer clinics have closed since 2008, and roughly 400...