Last updateFri, 24 Oct 2014 9am


Meramec Regional Job Fair being held September 10 at Knights Hall in Cuba

    The 2014 Meramec Regional Job Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, September 10 from 1-4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall Exit 210 Hwy UU in Cuba.  


Gov. Nixon announces new resources for Ferguson-area businesses to aid with recovery, growth

• Small Business Relief Program will provide support to impacted businesses in the Ferguson area
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon and State Treasurer Clint Zweifel today joined area business and community leaders to announce the State of Missouri’s commitment of up to $250,000 in small business lending resources from the State Small Business Loan Program to support efforts of the Small Business Relief Program. The Governor has designated Treasurer Zweifel to oversee Missouri’s commitment to the program, which will aid businesses in Ferguson and the surrounding area.

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Gov. Nixon names former St. Louis City Police Chief Daniel Isom director of Missouri Department of Public Safety

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that Daniel Isom II will become the new director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety, effective Sept.1. Dr. Isom currently serves as the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Policing and the Community for the nationally recognized Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, a position he took after retiring as chief of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department in January 2013. He will replace outgoing Public Safety Director Jerry Lee, who is retiring after almost three years in the position.

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Maramec hosting Derby Day

    Maramec Spring Park will host Fall Derby Day this Saturday, October 25. The Missouri Department of Conservation will be stocking 30 lunkers, along with regular fish for the event.


Deer drive nets biggest buck

    Deer drives are as old as deer hunting itself. I had never experienced a deer drive, but participated in one a few years back, which produced my largest buck to date. We had been invited to a media deer hunt hosted by outdoor icon Ray Eye. The hunt took place in deer rich northeast Missouri with Kevin Small of KT’s Trophy Hunts. He has 6,000 acres of prime deer hunting properties leased.   

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Get aholt of a good camera

    I got aholt of a cheap little camera when I was in college at School of the Ozarks, and took photos of our hunting and fishing exploits with it. “Aholt of” is a term the old timers in the pool hall used to describe coming across something valuable or useful, strictly by luck.

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