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Tractor Supply raises $1.3M for 4-H

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.— Tractor Supply Company  the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, in partnership with National 4-H Council, announced the 2022 Spring Paper Clover …

Gardening Classes

Tamara Allen FCS agent, Stephanie Overman- SNAP assistant and Mike McClintock Ag agent held a container gardening class at the Senior Center.

The secrets sin hides

It takes a little while to pick out a cereal at the supermarket. They list all the ingredients, nutrients and vitamins to read, because of laws that we call "truth in packaging." Good idea. It's …

Definition of Agritourism expanded in MD

SAN FRANCISCO — Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today approved a bill (HB558) that adds "camping" and "incidental outdoor stays" to the definition of agritourism. The bill modernizes the state's …

It’s the Wild West 

Picture yourself watching your favorite old western. The stagecoach is kicking up dust like crazy and the people inside the coach are being tossed back and forth. Ladies are holding on to their …

Master Gardeners to host plant sale

Move over, snow piles! The Boone County Master Gardeners have been working to decorate the square with colorful plants and flowers to welcome the warm weather. Flower beds and hanging baskets will be …

Hope Cottages accepting volunteers for training

Hope Cottages will be hosting the complete session of the volunteer training from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. beginning Thursday, May 26. Those wishing to volunteer must complete the session. A light meal …

Grandma’s House to host ice cream social/5k

After two years of no Ice Cream Social 5K due to COVID-19, the race is back on and Grandma's House CAC is hosting! On Saturday, June 11, the race begins at 9 a.m. on the Berryville square with …

CAM meeting June 4

The Cherokee of Arkansas and Missouri (CAM) Tribe, Ozark Branch (District #8) next scheduled meeting will be on at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4. The meeting will be at the Arise Church, 1601 E. Main …

Area religious events

Singing set for Friday DIAMOND CITY —  The First Baptist Church of Diamond City will host a singing on Friday, May 20 from 6-8 p.m. Additional musicians are always welcome to …

Shelter Insurance Foundation provides scholarship

The Shelter Insurance Foundation awarded a $1,500 scholarship to Mason Smith, a graduate of Harrison High School. Shelter Agent Joan Bell sponsors and partially funds this scholarship.Beginning the …

Patterson recognized with scholarships

Alec Patterson of Alpena received the Francis C. & Jeannette Huyser Endowed Scholarship, James A. and Beatrice H. Hoekstra Family Scholarship and the Journey Scholarship for the 2021-22 academic …

Mr. and Miss Harrison Contest winners announced

Winners from the Mr. and Miss Harrison Contest, sponsored by Beta Epsilon are (front, from left) Tiny Miss Renee Lilly For, Little Mr. Ayden Sale and …

Smith selected for Fancher Scholarship

Shannon Smith, a senior from Flippin High School, is the Genevieve Fancher Scholarship Award winner for 2022. This $500 scholarship is awarded every year from the Harrison Art League.Shannon is …

Boone County Heritage Museum receives donation

J. Troy Massey, President of the Jordan Milam Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, presents a check in memory of their late member, J.K. Fancher and Sally Jo Gibson, a supporter and wife of the …

Boone County Master Gardeners meeting notes

The May meeting of the Boone County Master Gardeners was held at the Fellowship Hall of St. John’s Episcopal Church, with 17 members and Mike McClintock attending. In the absence of President …

Batavia Ladies Friendship Club meeting notes

The Batavia Ladies Friendship Club met Monday, May 2, at the Batavia Baptist Church. There were 13 ladies in attendance. Jan Harris brought her little granddaughter with her. Betty Morrow and …

Alpena students selected for Region 6 JH All-Region bands.

The Who, Way and Why

Well, I’m still reading the book of Job in my devotion. Did you realize the Bible never states how long Job was in this miserable situation? Poor guy.  My teacher pointed out another …

Graduation hopes and dreams: four ways NOT to get there

Unbelievable. It's time for another graduation season! And, wow, has the world changed since I was the one "commencing.”But the commencement ceremony itself? Not so much. Same sweat-a-lot …

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