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#CourageousCarter – Carter Hinkle Receives Support from FHHS and FHMS

From the Francis Howell School District Website:

The daily life of a new high school freshman can be challenging. Balancing homework and extra-curricular activities on top of a personal and family life can be difficult for anyone. But for Carter Hinkle, a freshman at Francis Howell High School, there is all of that and a much bigger challenge - fighting a battle against cancer.

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Proposed Brewhouse Facing Opposition, Residents Have More Questions Than Answers

By Dianne Sudbrock

Between 50 and 100 people attended a neighborhood meeting on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 at Broemmelsiek Park to discuss the proposed Brewhouse that the William K. Busch Brewing Company would like to build on Benne Road. The meeting opened with a presentation of the plans by Marc Gottfried (brewmaster for the company) and Billy Busch (owner), followed by a question and answer period.

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William K. Busch Brewing Co. Planning to Build Farm Brewery in Defiance

Below is a press release from the William K. Busch Brewing Company, followed by additional information gathered by the Boone Country Connection.

DEFIANCE, Mo. – William K. Busch Brewing Co. is expanding their horizons locally after applying for approval of a Conditional Use Permit at 4151 Benne Road to build a farm brewery and distillery on Blue Heron Farm. The site is located near Busch Wildlife on the old Bridlespur Hunt Club property. Construction is slated to begin later this year.

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New Melle Board of Alderman Highlights from Sept. 9 (Comprehensive Plan Public Meeting will be Sept. 26)

By Dianne Sudbrock

The New Melle Board of Aldermen met Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 at City Hall. Mayor Richard West, Aldermen Gary Schneider, Don Hendrich and Janet Karrenbrock were present, as well as City Clerk Karen Hotfelder, City Attorney Stephen Martin, City Engineer Kurt Kutter, and P& Z Chairman Ken Birk.

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MDC co-hosts annual youth deer hunting clinic in Hawk Point Oct. 13

Youths, ages 6-15, will learn hunting basics from experienced adults during this free learning opportunity. 

HAWK POINT, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to help youths discover why Missouri is such a great place to hunt deer.  MDC is partnering again this year with the Annual Cuivre River Wildlife Management Association to host the Lincoln County Youth Deer Hunting Clinic in Hawk Point on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  

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Have a large evergreen that needs removed? Donate it to MDC for governor’s mansion Christmas tree.

The tree may be near the end of its life or may need to be removed for other reasons. Entries must be submitted by Oct 10.

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is conducting its annual search for a large Christmas tree for use on the governor's mansion lawn in Jefferson City. MDC is asking landowners, homeowners, businesses, and communities that may have possible candidate trees to contact the Department.

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MDC, CFM ask deer hunters to Share the Harvest

Donate extra venison to feed hungry Missourians. Use special processors for deer harvested from CWD-positive counties.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) encourage deer hunters around the state to share their harvests through the state’s Share the Harvest program. Deer season in Missouri runs from Sept. 15 through Jan. 15, 2019.

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MDC offers free voluntary CWD testing statewide all season

Deer harvested anywhere in state can be tested for free all season at 75 locations. 

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants deer hunters to know that it is offering free chronic-wasting-disease (CWD) sampling and testing of deer harvested anywhere in the state throughout the entire deer hunting season – Sept. 15 through Jan. 15, 2019. The sampling is voluntary and hunters can also get free test results for their deer.

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MDC asks deer hunters to help limit CWD spread

Properly dispose of carcasses and follow laws for deer harvested outside Missouri.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds deer hunters that properly disposing of carcasses of harvested deer is important in limiting the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD). MDC also reminds hunters who harvest deer, elk, or moose outside of Missouri and bring the animals back to follow related regulations to help limit the spread of CWD.

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