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Live Line electricity demo Oct. 2

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 1:15 pm

The employees of Consolidated Electric Cooperative invite local emergency officials to attend a Live Line electricity demonstration on Thursday, October 2, at 2 or 6 p.m. at 3940 E. Liberty in Mexico. This program is geared toward first responders, fire and rescue, medical personnel, sheriff departments, and other workers that could encounter electricity-involved situation in their work. The Cooperative will provide barbecued hamburgers, chips, and drinks. The demonstration will follow

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  • Farber Lions Club hosts Hunter Safety Event

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 1:01 pm


    The Farber Evening Lions Club hosted an official Hunter Safety Course, presented by representatives from the Department of Conservation on Saturday, September 13 at the Farber Community Building. Audrain County Conservation Agent Norman Steelman, Pike County Conservation Agent Mike Christensen, Hunter Education Instructor Mike Trammell, and Jim Bradford taught the course from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. There were 44 area residents who graduated from the two part course that featured items

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  • Homecoming Week features Powder Puff game

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    Van-Far Homecoming King and Queen Candidates, from left: Kyle Ebers, Anthony Cole, Michael Colson, Brandon Otis, Sarah Motley, Renee Nelson,

    The Van-Far R-I School District is currently celebrating Homecoming Week with a several planned events and activities to show pride in the district. The first big event of the week takes place tonight  on Wednesday, September 17 at the high school football field with a Powder Puff football game. This event features junior girls from both Van-Far and Community R-VI battling senior girls from both districts playing football. Meanwhile, several

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Community R-VI FFA Greenhand Officer Katie Miles helps 3rd graders with their Christmas Tree Snow Globe.

R-VI FFA hosts Food for America event

Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Audrain County R-VI Chapter and Greenhand Officers planned a Christmas themed Food For America program for Kindergarten-5th grade classes at Community R-VI Elementary School. FFA members taught elementary students about Christmas tree production, then created Christmas tree snow globes in mason jars. Officers plan a monthly program for the elementary students to educate them about different areas of agriculture, ranging from food production, commodities, plant science, and animal science.

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  • Community R-VI holds Winter Concert

    Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    The Community R-VI Middle School Choir performs during the Winter Concert held last Tuesday, December 10.

    A Winter Music Program featuring Community R-VI Middle and High School students was held last Tuesday night inside the new gym. The program took place under the direction of Eva Eikel and Rose Wilburn. The High School Choir sang “Rise Up Shepard, and Follow,” “Sing Hey!,” “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” and “All I Want for Christmas.” The 6th grade band followed with “Angels Diggin’ It,” “The Green Rushes of

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  • Van-Far’s 5th/6th grades perform

    Posted on December 18, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    Van-Far’s 6th grade band students perform.

    The Van-Far Elementary School 5th and 6th grade students presented “North Pole Exposure” on Monday, December 16 in the gymnasium. The 6th grade band opened with “Jingle Bells” and the 6th grade choir performed a “Jolly Jingle Christmas” medley. The “North Pole Exposure” play consisted of eight scenes. Scene one- Welcome to the North Pole; Scene two- The Four-Hooved Flying Red-Nosed Reindeer, Volunteer Delivery Corps; Scene Three- I’m Tired; Scene

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