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Competing for new industrial development is a hard enough job for municipalities already. Now there is a limit on available electric power. Mark Dawson, economic development director spoke to the … more
When Kent Oberkrom first took office as Henry County sheriff in January 1997, deputies had to supply their own vehicles and pay for their own uniforms, weapons and protective gear. That was common in … more
On August 9, 2024, Smokey Bear officially turns 80 years old. The iconic image of a black bear in blue jeans and a forest ranger hat, familiar to generations of school children, was introduced in … more
Bob Colvin used to work in automobile and tire sales, but now puts mileage on his car to pursue his passion for photography. Last Saturday, he gave a program to the Windsor Historical Society titled … more
Keeping good law enforcement was a big topic for both incumbent Northside Commissioner Rick Fosnow, and challenger Mark Larson. Both candidates have ideas how to address that, and a recent effort … more
The state of the city outdoor pool, sewer plant and street projects were discussed, during the public works committee report at the city council meeting on July 2 at the municipal building in … more
A very poorly installed bridge is finally going to be replaced. The city council unanimously approved an intergovernmental bridge replacement agreement between the city and Henry County, during the … more
People seeing the Heritage Traveling Tractor driving along Highway 7 on July 2nd might have thought it was heading for Olde Glory Days. The tractor was in full 4th display with its flag-painted hood … more
In the fall of 1958, more than 100 Clinton High School students started their senior year in a three-story brick school building on the corner of 3rd and Franklin. The seniors were told that after … more
Fifty years is about the life expectancy for many bridges in the Missouri Department of Transportation highway network. That is exactly the age for two southbound State Route 7 bridges over dual … more
Earlier this spring during a thunderstorm, Angie Loughridge was watching Jim Sublette’s live stream on Subby’s West Central Missouri (WCMO) Weather Advisory Page. Angie was also talking … more
The Clinton Animal Shelter’s Facebook page often says it. There is a need for food or other items that help this charitable institution keep its dogs and cats healthy. Heritage Tractor heard … more
Confetti fireworks and a pink, teal and white balloon arch marked the opening of the new Autism and Neurodevelopment Center on June 21. More than 70 people gathered under a large canopy in the … more
The Pediatric Place is excited to announce the opening of our new state-of-the-art Autism and Neurodevelopmental Center next month in Clinton, Missouri. This exciting milestone represents the … more
There are two theories of why a Clinton rancher named Warren C. Bronaugh visited the Younger brothers in prison after they were arrested and sentenced to life sentences for robbing a bank and … more
The Miss Missouri Scholarship Organization crowned a new Miss Missouri and she is Ashley Berry of Clinton, Mo. Ashley was also Miss Missouri’s Teen in 2021. Throughout the evening, Ashley … more
Chinese Checkers is a board game of European origin that can be played by two to six people, competing individually or with partners. A version of the game, called Chinker-Chek, “The Game For … more
OGD is thrilled to announce that the badges for Olde Glory Days have arrived! With the badges in hand, all that’s left to do is print the game tickets and receive the pocket planners, and then … more
In 1924, W. F. Stroup organized a volunteer fire department for Appleton City at the request of the local Chamber of Commerce. Stroup recruited a dozen young men and was named captain. According to … more
If you’ve noticed a lot of heavy equipment, noise and activity on Pawnee Street behind Walgreen’s, there is a reason. Aldi is building something across the street from its current store. … more
The City Council meeting on June 4, 2024, was packed with important updates and decisions for the community, highlighting various improvements and plans. One of the standout announcements was the … more
On April 13, 1989, two dozen people gathered at the former Lutheran Church near the Clinton Square to discuss how they could support families in the communities with members who needed services they … more
A five-year 1/8 percent tax was approved in Clinton in November 2021 to fund upgrades and renovations to the Artesian Outdoor Pool. The interior of the pool was renovated in 2022, the pool house was … more
Having a long beard can sometimes be a problem. According to Jeremy Reed of Calhoun, you have to be careful when you are doing yard work or using power tools. “I usually tuck it in my … more
When Dorothy Sell was in high school in Clinton, bowling was one of the activities she and her classmates did in gym class. The students went to a bowling alley on Green Street, she recalled, which … more
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