Parnell AL to hold breakfast

The Parnell American Legion Post 528 will hold a fundraiser breakfast from 8 am to noon on Sunday, August 7, at the Legion Hall. Donations will be accepted.

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Ravenwood UMC holds annual breakfast, lunch

The Ravenwood United Methodist Church will serve breakfast from 8 to 10 am, and lunch from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, Saturday, August 6, in the church fellowship hall. Donations will be used for church and parsonage repairs.

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County, city participate in back-to-school sales tax holiday

County residents can save money on back-to-school shopping during the tax holiday Friday, August 5 through Sunday, August 7. Clothing, school supplies and computers are exempt from sales taxes during this time. For more information, visit dor.mo.gov/business/sales/taxholiday/school/.

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Pickering Horse Show offers equine entertainment

The 79th annual Pickering Horse Show, sponsored by the Pickering Lions Club, has family fun planned. Beginning at 6 pm, Friday, August 5, entertainment includes Marty Mincer playing ragtime piano and the K Bar J Big Creek Stageline. The draft horse pull will follow. Admission is $6. Events are scheduled for 10 am and 6

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Charles Osborn

Charles “Charlie” Osborn, 75, Ravenwood, died Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Nodaway Nursing Home, Maryville. A memorial service will be at 2 pm, Saturday, August 6, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, 206 East South Hills Dr., Maryville. The family will greet visitors at 1 pm. Memorial contributions can be made to the Nodaway Humane Society.

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Darlene Ricker

Darlene Ricker, 94, Mt. Ayr, IA, died Friday, July 29, 2016, at the Clearview Home, Mt. Ayr. Services were Wednesday, August 3, at Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home, Mt. Ayr. Pastor Darin Dolecheck officiated. Memorial funds will be established by the family for the HCI Hospice and the First Christian Church.  Arrangements were under the direction of

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Ricky Hall

Ricky Eugene Hall, 60, Ravenwood, died Friday, July 29, 2016, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

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Pickering farm animal ordinance comes under attack

Three residents claimed the Farm Animal Ordinance was not legal at the August 1, Pickering City Council meeting. The trio received letters and a copy of the ordinance after a complaint about a pig was filed with Mayor Charles Smith. The citizens claimed the ordinance was illegal because two members of the same household, Bill

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New Hopkins website is hopkinsmogov.com

Hopkins City Council approved the web domain hopkinsmogov.com at its August 1 meeting. The website is up and Dee O’Riley, city clerk, will continue to update the site, which is run through the Missouri Rural Water Association. The domain name was acquired through godaddy.com and will cost the city $14.99 per year. Two residences with

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