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The Covered Dish - Fresh Apple Salad
By Debbie Dance Uhrig When it comes to childhood memories this salad probably takes position in the top ten. This salad was present at most family gathering. Why,...
Yesteryear Photo
This is a photo of the Deames Leach family standing in front of their home, on their farm south of Mt Sinai Church, South of Durham. (not sure of...

Maywood News
By Loretta Bringer There is very little news this week after all the snow and icicles everywhere. We think we have about 13 inches. The big news is getting around...
St. Patrick News
There has been several exciting happenings at the Shrine of St. Patrick this past week.  Jeff Shuman and crew of Shuman Painting, Canton, has been working on the interior...
The Covered Dish - Holiday Seafood Bisque
By Debbie Dance Uhrig I’m still sitting down here in Southern Missouri waiting for SNOW! Someone get out the magic wand and whip up about 6 -7 inches of fluff. I know...
St. Patrick News
By Myrna Daughtry Robert and Rita Kirchner hosted their families Christmas dinner for all their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Attending were Kevin...
Maywood News
By Loretta Bringer We attended a fun birthday party on Saturday evening. One of the houseguests at Judge Rachel and Bobby Shepherd’s home was two years old. We had a...
Lewistown News
By Erma Dee Jones The local Democratic meeting was held Thursday night. Denise Goodwin was one of several people participating in the swearing in ceremony at the...
Maywood News
By Loretta Bringer Peace was the Advent theme on Sunday and wouldn’t that be a wonderful way to start the New Year. The choir sang “Let There Be Peace on Earth” and...
Lewistown News
By Erma Dee Jones I spent an afternoon in December visiting with Madelyn Wall-Mast, a resident of ST. Vincent Home in Quincy, along with her brother Russell and Betty...
Ewing News
By Betty Fifer Can you believe it the last newsletter for 2018. I can't believe it I just got my brain to write 2018, now it's going to be 2019, Oh My!   Worked only...
The Covered Dish
By Debbie Dance Uhrig This is my favorite week of the whole year. The week between Christmas and New Year’s. Even though Christmas Day is over there’s still more...
The Covered Dish
By Debbie Dance Uhrig Today was an odd day of sorts. It was the final class at the culinary school until 2019. After 2-3 days of cleaning, my assistant, Bonnie & I are...
Yesteryear Photo
This photo shows a lady standing in front of the Farmer's Bank in Durham.  The bank was established in Durham in 1907.  Local farmers built the...

Yesteryear Photo
This photograph from about 1910 shows family gathered by their horse and buggy in front of the barn of Byron Whitaker, about 2 miles east of...