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Conservation compliance certification due June 1

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 10:21 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA Service Center by June 1. The 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to have the form on file in order to remain eligible, or to become eligible for crop insurance premium support. Many farmers already have a certification form on file since it’s required for participation

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  • Republicans to host State reps at Lincoln Day Dinner

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    Missouri State Representatives will discuss the 2015 legislative session at the upcoming Republican Club of Pike County Lincoln Day Dinner on Friday, May 29. Representative Jim Hansen (District 40), Representative Lindell Shumake (District 5), and Representative Robert Cornejo (District 64) will conduct a panel discussion about legislation issues during the 2015 session that closed May 15. Representative Rob-ert Cornejo will be the keynote speaker.  Other guest speakers will be former

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  • Curryville man sustains fatal injuries while helping driver

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    A Curryville man sutained fatal injuries after being struck by an SUV along southbound Interstate 55 near Route 3 in St. Clair County while helping the driver of a stalled vehicle Tuesday evening, authorities say. Mark A. Morris, 53, died at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City about 7 p.m. last Tuesday, May 12, the Madison County Coroner reported. Reports indicate Morris was driving a Dodge Charger and had

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Conservation compliance certification due June 1

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 10:21 am

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA Service Center by June 1. The 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to have the form on file in order to remain eligible, or to become eligible for crop insurance premium support. Many farmers already have a certification form on file since it’s required for participation

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  • Options for Women hold meet, elect temporary officers

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Options for Women held their monthly meeting on May 14 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in St. Clement. Following a prayer, the meeting was called to order by temporary president Christopher Hummel. Options for Women Steering Committee met on April 30. At that time temporary officers were elected. Christopher Hummel was elected president; Mary Oberman was elected vice-president; Mary Nell Brueggen was elected secretary; Jeanine Goddard was elected treasurer,

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  • Jim Hansen’s Capitol report

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    This coming week is the last of the 2015 legislative session for Missouri’s 98th General Assembly. It’s hard to believe it is already May, but time does fly when keeping so busy. This week will be no exception. The House will begin work on the floor at 2 p.m. on Monday and adjourn for the year at 6 p.m. on Friday. The legislature will be considering and voting on many

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Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:43 pm

With graduation rapidly approaching, I feel it would be appropriate to offer a few words of advice and youthful wisdom to our seniors (clarification: not aged folks, I mean 12th graders), you know, because all of them read the newspaper and will see this – oh well. For the graduates – ‘Sup, hip cats? Ready to enter the real world, rid yourself of your parents’ tyranny, and finally gain some

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    Happy Mother’s Day (a few days late)! Mothers are mystical creatures. They have been known to heal wounds with a kiss, scare away monsters with ease, spout knowledge of a variety of school subjects without batting an eye, and make the world’s best cookies. They’re simply amazing. One day each year, the children and families of these mothers put aside their everyday issues and focus on what wonderful people their

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:53 pm

    I’ve decided, mostly at the request of The Mom, to enlighten you – dear ol’ Times readers – with some of my most cherished gardening secrets. It might be fitting to start with a disclaimer, before we delve too far into the world which is my flower bed… I’m not a good gardener, by any stretch of the imagination. While God chose to bestow me with the Gillum-women’s height, he

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