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FFA Members Karissa Graves and Bryan Allen received Audrain County R-VI FFA’s National Chapter 3 Star Award on stage at the National FFA Convention.

Audrain County R-VI FFA Chapter wins National Chapter Award

Posted on November 19, 2014 at 12:55 pm

The Audrain County R-VI FFA Chapter, of Laddonia, has been recognized in the 2014 National Chapter Award Program from the National FFA Organization. The program recognizes outstanding FFA chapters from throughout the country that successfully complete an annual set of required activities that encourage members to grow as individuals, work as a team, and serve others in their communities. Chapters that received star ratings during judging July 27 – August

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  • Ladies’ Auxiliary meets

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW Post No. 2173 met on Thursday, November 13, at the post home in Vandalia. Senior Vice President Val Galloway called the 7 p.m. meeting to order and opening ceremonies were observed. The minutes were approved as read for the October meeting.  The treasurer reported the current balance with her report being filed for audit. Correspondence read included a letter from the Department of Missouri President;

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  • Hope Center

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 1:32 pm

    Churches and individuals are being asked to donate the items listed below to help the Hope Center prepare their Thanksgiving meals. Also, money for turkey hens would be appreciated. Items requested are boxed stuffing, boxed mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables (corn and green beans), and canned yams. Bowling Green Hope Center’s  phone number is 573-324-6255 and the address is 30 North Court in Bowling Green. The Hope Center is

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  • Crop reporting note from USDA

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Audrain County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Judith Stowers, reminds producers that all 2015 perennial and biennial forage crops must be reported by November 15 and fall-seeded small grains by December 15. Stowers said all 2015 perennial and biennial forage acres, such as pasture acreage intended for haying or grazing, must be reported to FSA by the November 15 deadline. Since November 15 falls on a weekend, reports

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  • National Health Mart Healthy Living Tour stops in Vandalia Oct. 17

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 2:54 am

    The National Health Mart Healthy Living Tour will be stopping at Country Market Pharmacy in Vandalia on Friday, October 17 from 9 a.m.-noon to offer free health screenings for risks associated with high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, and obesity to the community. The tour is designed to celebrate local community pharmacists who go above and beyond to serve their communities and is making more than 170 stops across the country

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  • Marriage Licenses – Audrain County

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 2:50 am

    The following people have applied for their marriage license in the office of the Recorder of Deeds Janis Deimeke. Paul Scott Gray, Mexico, Mo., and LaGene Boyd Kubli, Mexico, Mo. Bryan Christopher Figliolo, Mexico, Mo., and Brittney Marie Withers, Mexico, Mo. Dustin Duane Garner, Perry, Mo., and Jan Robyn Mcafee, Perry, Mo. Abraham L. Shetler, Clark Mo., and Ida L. Gingerich, Clark, Mo. Scott Curtis Deimeke, Mexico, Mo., and Jina

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  • V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary meets

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW Post No. 2173 met on Thursday, August 14, at the post home in Vandalia. President Victoria Shaw called the 7 p.m. meeting to order. Opening ceremonies were observed. The minutes were approved as read for the July meeting. The treasurer reported the current balance with her report being filed for audit. A bill was allowed. Community Service hours were reported to Chairman Ann Wasson. Membership

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