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This year’s deer harvest ahead of 2013

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 10:01 am

Hunters checked 9,107 deer during the antlerless portion of Missouri’s firearms deer season, bringing this year’s tally to 194,997. Top harvest counties for the antlerless portion were Pike with 287 deer checked, Callaway with 283 and Macon with 257. Hunters checked 1,474 fewer deer during the antlerless portion this year than they did in 2013. However, when combined with preceding early youth, urban, and November portions, this year’s total stands

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  • Hoop shoot victors

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 3:43 pm

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    Brother and sister Shawn Yates, 12, and Shana Yates, 9, of the Clopton schools, both won the Louisiana Elks Hoop Shoot contest on Nov. 22. The Yates each sank the most free throws out of 25 attempts in their age groups. They will now compete at the district level in O’Fallon in January.

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  • Young hunters successful this year

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announced that young hunters ages six through 15 checked 18,091 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of deer hunting seasons on Nov. 1 and 2. Top counties for the early youth hunt were Osage with 448, Franklin with 393, and Howell with 376 deer checked. Last year’s harvest total for the early youth hunt was 18,676. Antlered bucks accounted for 11,481 of deer harvested,

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  • High school athletics are great opportunity

    Posted on November 12, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    By Collin Stark Being in athletics in high school is one of the greatest opportunities you will have in your entire lifetime. There are many positives to being in athletics. Being a part of a team, being dedicated to something and possibly playing at the collegiate level are just a few reasons to be involved in high school athletics. Being a part of a team is one of the best

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  • LHS Powder Puff football 2014

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 11:15 am


    By Collin Stark Powder Puff football is a tradition held around the country where girls play football. It is called Powder Puff because girls do not play down and dirty tackle football. Instead they play flag football, which at times can be mistaken for tackle. LHS held its annual Powder Puff game on Sept. 17 as part of Homecoming festivities. It was once again the seniors and freshmen teamed up

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  • Shaw strikes once again

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:52 am

    Jordan “Top Shot” Shaw recently competed in the Lewis County trap shoot, bringing home first place.

    By Elijah Oblinger Jordan “Top Shot” Shaw competed in the Lewis County trap shoot placing first, and the Katonka trap shoot, placing second. He said, “I just practice as much as I can. I practice shooting like I’m shooting in an actual competition so I can be excellent.” He shoots a case of 25 shells to get in a full day’s work. Jordan can shoot many different types of guns,

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  • Lady Hawks rained out, many games ahead

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 10:16 am

    The Clopton Lady Hawks softball team was rained out after four innings at North Callaway on Tuesday, Sept. 9 and was losing 2-0. The game will be resumed at a later date that has not been set. The Lady Hawks were rained out of a home game against Montgomery County on Thursday, Sept. 11. That game will be made up at a date that has not been announced. Next games

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