• Valletta M. Samuels0

    Funeral services for Valletta M. Samuels, age 81, of Kahoka, formerly of Keokuk, who died Sunday, June 17, 2007 in the Clark Co. Nursing Home are pending at Wilson Funeral Home.  A complete obituary will appear in next week’s edition.
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  • Citizen Corps Program Grant Applications Accepted Until July 130

    The State Emergency Management Agency will accept Missouri Citizen Corps Program/Council (CCP) grant applications until 5 p.m. July 13, 2007. The FY 2006 CCP Application is on SEMA’s website (www.sema.dps.mo.gov/terrorism.htm). Missouri currently has 85 registered Citizen Corp Programs/Councils.

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  • Young entrepreneur runs small-town business0

    BROOKFIELD, Mo. – Rural communities in Missouri are losing their young talent to big cities at a rapid rate. A University of Missouri Extension program is trying to help communities overcome this growing problem by promoting entrepreneurship. Brookfield, a town of 5,000 people, is one of five communities chosen to be part of the pilot program called exCEED, Extension Community Economic and Entrepreneurial Development.

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