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Miss Missouri to speak at Van-Far A+ Career Fair

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:02 pm

The 6th Annual Van-Far A+ Career Fair will be Friday, November, 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Miss Missouri 2014 Jessica Hartman will be the opening speaker for the day. Some 25 presenters will share information on their chosen careers with the students in grades 7 – 12.  Many presenters are Van-Far graduates or have Van-Far connections. The Six Career Paths are: Human Services; Natural Resources Agriculture; Business, Management

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  • Breakfast to be served at St. Joe

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    The St. Joseph all-you-can-eat breakfast will be Sunday November 9 from 8 a.m till noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Martinsburg. The price is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12; under age 6 is free.

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  • Fish Fry coming to Pike Co. school

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    The Pike County Christian School Fish Fry will be held on Friday, November 14 at 4-7 p.m. The cost is $10 per plate at the school, 203 East Maple, in Curryville. The menu consists of fish or ham, potato salad, green beans, bread, a drink, and dessert.

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  • Vandalia Class of 1947 holds reunion

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Front row, from left: Margie Jean Boyd Burnett, Dale Keller, Dorris Jean Sanderson Breneman, and Norma Jean Griggs Willis. Back row: Ann Riney Wasson, Doris Shoemate Nation, Betty Lee Weiser Blase, and Minnie Fern Wasson Brookshier.

    The 1947 Vandalia High School graduating class met for their 67th class reunion on October 4 at the “Country Cupboard” in Vandalia. At 11:30 a.m., classmates, their spouses, and guests began arriving for fellowship time. Dorris Sanderson Breneman and Ann Riney Wasson greeted everyone as they arrived and Dorris registered everyone. Each of the two tables had a centerpiece of a fall arrangement. Ann Riney Wasson presided as spokesperson beginning

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  • Fall Fest announced at R-VI meeting

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    Community R-VI Elementary Principal Tammy Angel and Jr./Sr. High School Principal Bob Curtis.

    Community R-VI Middle/High School Principal Bob Curtis announced an upcoming Fall Fan Fest for the district during the Community R-VI School Board meeting held Wednesday, October 15. Principal Curtis shared that this year there is going to be a Fall Fan Fest on Wednesday, November 5. This will be a night of family fun with a free carnival for the kids 5th grade and younger. He also presented attendance data

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  • Graduating Class of 1956 holds reunion in Vandalia

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    Front row, from left: Olean Mudd Rohn, Elsie Jo Gore Phillips, Donna Beedle Hanson, Carol Goree Girard, Anita Gatson Allee, Sharon Gore Geerlings,
Bob Utterback, Vernon Dale Bailey, and Norma Martin Conklin. Back row: Virginia Foree Robertson, Billy Wayne Moore, Wanda Graves Bruner, Robert
Askey, Lester Wright, Clinton Winders, Durward Johnson, Richard Lewis, Dean Jones, Joe Hassien, Wayne Atkinson, Fred Coss, Richard Jones, and Daryl
Smith.

    On October 11, the graduating Class of 1956 for Vandalia High School held it’s third annual class reunion with 41 in attendance. An enjoyable evening at the Country Cupboard with classmates renewing friendships and discussing 58 years of “what has happened since graduation.” There was great food, great time, and looking forward to next year. Those traveling the farthest were Dean Jones, Bill Moore, and Carol Girard. Richard Lewis, who

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  • Ralls County 4-H members in 4-H Hall of Fame

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 2:55 am

    Joy and Terry Hoyt, Ralls County Hall of Fame recipients, are pictured with Missouri 4-H Foundation Trustee Marla Tobin.

    “Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H’ers, Terry and Joy Hoyt, of Laddonia, were inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame, August 9 at State Fair Community College. Terry and Joy began contributing to the 4-H program while their three daughters were members of the program and are still going. Ralls County 4-H is lucky to have dedicated volunteers like Terry and Joy. They have been project

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