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Revelry to Taps

John Jenkins experienced a great week at Missouri Boys State held this summer at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. He lived in the East Ellis dormitory on campus. Jenkins witnessed a …

Fair Grove Ice Cream Social a success, despite the rain

In spite of the rain, a good crowd showed up Saturday, July 17, to the annual Fair Grove Ice Cream Social for brats and hot dogs, a large variety of flavors of ice cream, desserts and drinks. …

I RECOMMEND: Listen to new styles of music

I recommend that people should try listening to music they aren’t used to so maybe they can find songs they like. Like whenever I listen to different music, I find songs I like, and add them to …

Meet conservation agent and canine at Ozark Empire Fair

In terms of discovering and tracking a scent, a dog’s nose knows best. That’s one of the principles that’s at the heart of the Missouri Department of Conservation’s new …
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Obituaries

Challenge: Build a Better Community

David Burton from University of Missouri Extension commented that when people get home, they pull their cars into the attached garage and never emerge into public. He has four easy suggestions. 1. …

Just doing his job

When a juvenile who ran into the woods was reported missing in northeast Dallas County this past week, the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office K9 handler Deputy Chris Clarke and K9 Jake were called …

Urbana, Dallas County enter into law enforcement agreement

Urbana, Dallas County enter into law enforcement agreement   By Andrew C. Jenkins andrewj@buffaloreflex.com The city of Urbana and Dallas County recently entered into a formal law …
Local Sports

Pomme de Terre fishing report

Week of July 12, 2021 Lake Conditions Lake level: 841.56. Water temperature: 75-80 degrees. Water condition: The lake is currently 2 1/2 feet high. The water clarity is stained to …

Texas Bowl canceled

FAYETTEVILLE — Because of COVID-19 issues within the Texas Christian University’s Horned Frogs football program, the Arkansas vs. TCU Mercari Bowl scheduled Thursday night at NRG Stadium in …

Lady Bison volleyball team goes 3-3 during past week

Wins 2 of 4 at Buffalo tournamentBuffalo’s volleyball team played well during the past week, winning three matches and losing three. This included winning two of four matches Saturday at the …

Golf tournament at Dream Valley

The Fair Grove Quarterback Club is hosting a golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 10, at Dream Valley Golf Course, 90 Golf Course Road, Buffalo. Tee off time starts at 8 a.m. In the event of rain, the …
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Listen to your body’s wake-up calls

Paul Campbell   Listen to your body’s wake-up calls   If you listen carefully, your body will tell you when you need to do something differently than you are now doing. I …

Taken for a ride

Everybody needs a Lendol Condren in their life. I learned to drive, change a tire and the basics of safe driving from him in driver’s education class. There is no wonder that Missouri is the …

Baling hay, and watermelons

In 2006, Jane Hale published a book titled “Every Day is Father’s Day.” Prior to publication of this excellent book, Jane asked me to submit a memory of my father. Here is what I …

I’m a horrible neighbor

I’m a horrible neighbor I thought …

HAMILTON: The first and few flights of an airman

Fifty years ago this month (July), I made my first and last flight into Springfield, arriving aboard a green and white Ozark Air Lines turboprop, a Fairchild-Hiller with the wings atop the …

HAMILTON: Two more beeves for the freezers

Another year of feeding calves has come and gone, and Butch and Sundance are in the freezer. Correction: seven freezers. Our latest Bonebrake Hereford duo went to the processor June 4 after 401 …
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