Copperheads are not safe on Lightnin’ Ridge

    My daughter, Christy, is a high school science and biology teacher who has worked in past years as a paid summer naturalist for the state park system. She spends hours and hours in the outdoors, on rivers and trails throughout the Ozarks of southern Missouri and north Arkansas.

Davidson to speak at meeting August 13

  Theresa Davidson, Acting District Ranger, Mark Twain National Forest, Salem Ranger District, will be the speaker at the Dent County Historic Society Speaker Series at 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Salem Pizza Inn meeting room.

MDC welcomes new commissioners Harrison and McHenry

The Missouri Conservation Commission and Missouri Department of Conservation(MDC) welcome Dr. Steven Harrison of Rolla and Mark McHenry of Kansas City to the Missouri Conservation Commission following their recent appointments by Gov. Mike Parson.

Fishing with friends should always be a great experience

    As fishermen, anglers, or worm dunkers, we all enjoy doing it. We all love going fishing with a friend. However, there are ups and downs to fishing with our best bud. We trust them with our best fishing hole, yet compete with them constantly, even if only on a subconscious level.

The value of a quarter

    Today of course, there are few 14-year old kids worrying about family finances, but I really stressed over those hard times when Dad was worried about paying the electric bill from our pool hall. I offered my ideas on saving money. One was the elimination of my regular haircuts.