Hunters shot 157,273 deer during the November Portion of Missouri’s Firearms Deer Season. Biologists with the Missouri Department of Conservation say this is a significant decrease from last year and from the long-term average and say contributing factors vary by region.
Blood donations could be the gift of life to people like Lauren McCrary, who was immediately hospitalized after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. She received more than 140 blood and platelet transfusions. Now in remission, she serves as the blood drive coordinator at the high school where she works.
One lucky winner will take home $1,000 and in the process raffle participants will be helping keep the improvements coming at Timber Ridge Golf Course. The club's membership is undertaking the holiday fundraiser to help finance planned upgrades for 2014 at the Memphis facility.