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Stories from Sunday, March 25, 2012

Horse rescued from Kankey farm euthanized (03/25/12)
Uno, the most well known of 116 horses seized from a Viola farm in December of 2010, has been euthanized after months of treatment for an improperly healed fracture and pain issues. Photos of Uno, a skinny palomino, were used by the ASPCA and Humane Society in a national campaign to raise money for the rescue effort -- which has cost more than $750,000. ...
Peggy Boren honored (03/25/12)
State Rep. Steve Cookson, left, presents Thayer resident Gene Boren with a Missouri House Resolution on March 14 at Fun and Friends Senior Center in Thayer to honor Boren's wife, Peggy Boren, for her faithful service to the community. Peggy Boren died in January at age 78. ...
Mild winter leading to early insect invasion (03/25/12)
Kelly Loftin, extension entomologist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, rattled off a list of insects thriving in the early season warmth: ticks, black flies, fire ants, mosquitoes, fleas and true armyworms. "Early higher temps make the insects more active than usual," he said...