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Stories from Monday, January 9, 2012

Salem's Last Blacksmith (01/09/12)
Mahlom K. Maguffee (seated left in white shirt) poses with employees and a customer at his blacksmith shop in the early 1900s. According to his grandson, Larry Barker, Maguffee was Salem's last blacksmith, before motorized vehicles replaced horses as the favored method of travel. ...
Low interest loans available for rural water wells (01/09/12)
Officials with the South Central Ozark Community Improvement Corporation (SCOCIC) and South Central Ozark Council of Governments (SCOCOG) have announced that funding is still available for rural water well assistance. The non-profit corporations have received grant funding in the amount of $150,000 from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and $300,000 USDA Rural Development Household Water Well System Program...
Missouri schools to set new student protection policies (01/09/12)
Following the state's passage of the "Amy Hestir Student Protection Act" in 2011, all Missouri school districts must enact new teacher/student policies for non-school hours by March 1. The 35-page bill was named for Amy Hestir Surdin, a Missouri woman who was sexually abused by her teacher and coach in junior high school...