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Santa delays his visit to Bourbon

    The Bourbon Boosters had announced that Santa would make his annual visit to Bourbon for the Christmas Tree Lighting on December 5, but due to a glitch in his schedule, the Tree Lighting Ceremony has been changed to Friday evening, December 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Town and Country Plaza.

Cuba ADA, other area road work nearly completed

    Approximately $1.5 million in handicapped sidewalk improvements in Cuba and a major sealing project on Highway 19 throughout Crawford County are just about to be completed, with contractors hoping to wrap up work with some warmer fall weather.

Governor announces weight allowance for heavier than normal loads of heating fuel

On Monday, Governor Mike Parson announced an allowance for heavier-than-normal truckloads of heating fuel such as propane, natural gas, and heating oil to travel on Missouri highways in relief of current supply issues in the central United States.

First Show-Me-Select fall sale better than farmers thought: $1,672 average

Show-Me-Select replacement heifers sold for $1,672 average on 190 head. The sale at Joplin Regional Stockyards was the first of six sales across Missouri this fall.
This year’s price topped a $1,586 average from one year ago, says Eldon Cole. The University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist, Mount Vernon, manages the sale.