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Retired Missouri State Trooper Jim Martin still resides in the Cameron area. He was a State Trooper from January 1970 until January of 1998. Jim began his law enforcement career with the University of Missouri Police Department, followed by time with police department in Boonville, MO. But a...
 Members of the Missouris Shoal Chapter of the DAR presented Plattsburg Head Start with a donation earlier this month, resulting from the basket raffle held at the Plattsburg Forever Christmas celebration back in December. The funds will go to help support the children’s educational needs. Back Row (left to right): Monica Kelley with Plattsburg Head Start, DAR member Carmen Stoneking presents Beth Curry with the donation, Lana Wright with DAR, Brenda King with Plattsburg Head Start, and Mary Goldbe
Missouris Shoal Chapter, DAR, opened their January 14, 2020, meeting at the First Christian Church, Lathrop, MO, with Margaret Stevens leading us in the Blessing of the food before we par took of the delicious Salad Luncheon brought by members.    Sue Jameson was our Hostess. After the luncheon...
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There is a hidden epidemic in our school systems, both nationally and locally. The number of suicides among school children is rising, and has occurred in many Missouri schools, including Northwest Missouri. It is estimated that 160,000 students miss school each day due to fear of being bullied. ...
State Forester Lisa Allen (left) poses with representatives of St. Joseph Rotary Clubs (center), which were among the winners of the 2019 Arbor Awards of Excellence in the Organization category. Far right is Jacob McMains, the 2019 Arbor Awards of Excellence winner in the Individual category.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Community Forestry Council (MCFC) are accepting nominations for the 2020 Missouri Arbor Award of Excellence. The annual award recognizes communities, institutions, businesses, organizations and individuals that...
Shown here is an example of a topped tree courtesy of Tree City USA.
Tree topping in Cameron is officially against the city code of ordinances thanks to a unanimous vote by the Cameron City Council. Although banning tree topping, which Cameron Public Works Director Drew Bontrager as indiscriminate trimming of tree trunks and limbs, Bontrager added residents will not...
(L-R) Front: River Meadows, son of Matthew Meadows and Brianne Richardson (6th place), Kalan Nelson, son of Shane and Jamie Nelson (7th place), Hallie Foster, daughter of Toby and Debbie Foster (2nd place). Back row:  VFW Chaplain/Service Officer Richard Youngs, Purple Heart Recipient Troy Green, Ethan Dicks, son of Todd and Lisa Dicks (5th place), Renee Devorss, daughter of Chris DeVorss and Angela Rhodes (1st Place), Kristine Graber, daughter of Katie Graber and Edwin Hostetler (3rd place), Jake Feighert.
On Sunday, December 8, Pemberton-Reynolds-Voris Post 7158 of the VFW held their annual Scholarship Banquet celebrating the finalists of their nationwide essay competition at American Legion Post 33 in Cameron.  The Patriot’s Pen is for students in 6th through 8th grades, and the Voice of Democracy...
Cameron Newspapers donated a portion of the sales from their 2019 Veterans Voice Magazine to the Cameron Veterans Home Assistance League. Publisher Tina Svoboda presented Barbara Caldwell, Volunteer Services and liaison to the Cameron Missouri Veterans Assistance League on Monday December 16th  
The Cameron City Council established the foundation of a proposed citywide spay and neuter program to curb feral cats and dogs. The program, proposed by Councilmen Denny Clark and L. Corey Sloan in October, creates affordable spay and neutering for citizens while also creating a catch, spay or...
As a company that serves the propane needs of hundreds of local homes, businesses, and farms, Ferrellgas knows a thing or two about keeping the members of this community warm. This year Ferrellgas is once again asking local residents to partner with them to spread even more warmth throughout the...
Cameron students will go back to school a week later next school year as part of a state-mandated change to the Cameron School District schedule. Instead of starting class in mid-August, the first day of school will begin no earlier than Aug. 24, 2020 as state legislators seek to streamline state...

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