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Pike County 4-H News

Posted on December 3, 2013 at 4:58 pm

Where’s the Snowflake? Last month’s turkey was in the Teen Conference picture on page 2. The winners were: Laura Gray, Abbie Moore, and Katy Horner. Hidden somewhere in this month’s newsletter is a snowflake. Be one of the first three people to call the extension office at 573-324-5464 with its location and win a prize. Youth Council Spreads Christmas Cheer Youth Council will be meeting on Dec. 8, at 4

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  • Fall Poultry Fest held in Silex

    Posted on October 8, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    On Saturday, Sept. 14 the River Hills and Wind Ridge Farmers held their annual Fall Poultry Fest at the Silex R-1 School. Over 40 farmers and growers participated offering everything from exotic Norwegian Flower Fowl and Phoenix bantams, leeks and tomatoes in numerous hues, to fine crafts and goats’ milk soaps. Farmers from several states attend this event and there were several demonstrations on evaluating laying hens, producing and marketing

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  • 4-H swine show – Youth Sale results

    Posted on September 3, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    The Swine Show brought many observers to the livestock barn on Wednesday, July 24. The following is a list of winners and trophy donors:  Champion Duroc Boar, Kara Meyer; Reserve Champion Duroc Boar, Kelsey Scherder; Champion Crossbred Boar, Jessica Cottrell; Reserve Champion Crossbred Boar, John Cottrell; Grand Champion Boar, Jessica Cottrell, Bobby & Mary Lou Dempsey; and Reserve Grand Champion Boar, Kara Meyer.  Champion Berkshire Gilt, Brett Waddell; Reserve Champion

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  • Humane Society of Missouri July 4 pet safety tips

    Posted on July 2, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    Heat Warning: Please remember when temperatures and heat indices soar, pet owners are advised to take special precautions to keep pets safe. It is critical to never leave a pet in a parked car when the outside temperature is above 70 degrees. High temperatures can be deadly for pets left without a cool, shady place to rest and plenty of water. To report an animal in heat-related jeopardy, call the

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  • St. Clement honors Saint Francis of Assisi

    Posted on October 24, 2012 at 11:39 am

    Sixth Grader Brett Irvin attended the ceremony with his dog Miss Pretty. Many other students brought dogs, cats and even a cow this year to be blessed in celebration of the Feast of St. Francis.

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