A personal journal, of sorts.
Congratulations American Legion Post #416 on your newly renovated hall! It’s great to see the Legion Hall restored after being destroyed by fire last June. If you’re interested in renting the hall for an event, you should stop by and take a look!
Members of the Farmington Rotary Club donated a musical set of playground equipment to the city that has been installed at Engler Park.
The Boy Scouts of America has brought its Exploring Program to Fredericktown with a new partnership with the Fredericktown Fire Department.
Youth of Marquand will have a scouting opportunity once again as Cub Scouts has returned to town. Cub Scout Pack 3106 will hold its first meeting at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 8 at the Marquand-Zion School Cafeteria.
The current commander said a lack of funds could close the post within a year.
Donny Jones is one of the most amazing people I've ever been fortunate enough to know. He has been my best friend for over 20 years. We grew up together, went to school together, played tennis together, made music together, and during my college years we lived together for a while.
Last summer Donny was diagnosed with ALS. ALS (or Lou Gehrig’s disease) is a rare neurological disease that progressively causes the muscles producing voluntary movements (like chewing, walking, and talking) to shut-down. There is no cure for ALS. Most people with ALS die from respiratory failure, usually within 3 to 5 years from when the symptoms first appear.
The Boy Scouts will be out and about this weekend doing it’s annual Scouting for Food Drive. Adam Hinds is a district executive with the Ozark Trailblazers branch of the scouts.
The Boy Scouts will begin their annual event Scouting for Food by distributing bags around the area on Saturday with collection day on the following Saturday...
Congratulations to the following personnel who have been selected for advancement to chief petty officer by the FY-17 Navy Reserve E7 Selection Board.