Thank you to everyone helping feed children through the summer
(Editorial ~ 06/05/21)
We want to thank the Poplar Bluff School District and Chartwells for tackling a big program this summer. The pair have partnered to provide free breakfast and lunch meals for all children under the age of 18. The pick-up meals are for all community children in need and are provided in coordination with the USDA at six locations, in addition to summer school sites...
Donation from Friends of Eleven Point River to go toward Greer Mill restoration
(Local News ~ 06/05/21)
On the Eleven Point River in Oregon County, there is a natural spring where crystal clear, extremely cold water flows into the river. It was named Greer Spring after a captain in the Confederate army, Samuel Greer. In 1859, the first grist mill was built on the spring’s branch. It was destroyed during the Civil War, but was rebuilt sometime after the war...