[Nameplate] Overcast ~ 34°F  
High: 42°F ~ Low: 36°F
Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Stories from Saturday, March 17, 2012

Science Fair has 50 entries (03/17/12)
There is an amazing variety of clubs, activities and competitions that students at Salem schools can get involved in. But, surprisingly, until last year, it had been years since Salem schools offered that old standby, the Science Fair. "We started off small last year in the high school," said Salem High School Science Teacher Amanda Himschoot, who is leading the effort to revive, promote and coordinate the science fair. ...
Oregon County seed swap this weekend (03/17/12)
The first annual Oregon County Area Seed Swap and Pot Luck will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the Oregon County Country Music Theater in Thayer. Organizer Deb Slack, of Ozarks Self-Reliant Living University, is sponsoring the event. She said she planned the seed swap after attending a similar event in West Plains that was organized by local gardener and writer Jill Henderson...
Go Green Festival plans taking shape for April 21-22 event (03/17/12)
Organizers are now making plans for the fourth Go Green Festival set for April 21-22 at the rodeo arena in Thayer. New and returning vendors are signing up early. Organizer Jenny Underwood said she is already hearing about projects in preparation for the free two-day festival, such as germinating plants, exercise regimens and building biofuel stoves. A full schedule of speakers also is planned...
CV Fire caused by unattended fire pit (03/17/12)
According to a report from the Cherokee Village Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to a brush fire on Columbia Drive on March 2. Upon arrival, the wind had blown the fire from an unattended fire pit into nearby grass and woods finally spreading into the yard, and burning the front and rear of the home, causing significant damage...