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Friday, July 2nd, 2010
By Nancy Allen
This spring's continuous wet, cloudy conditions were nearly perfect for causing fungal problems in wheat - particularly wheat scab. And now that wheat is being harvested, local grain farmers are seeing profit losses.
"I heard one guy who said he w [More]
Officials: Botulism causes demise; residents frustated with lake problems
By Shelley Grieshop
GRAND LAKE - Wildlife experts believe the recent discovery of dead and dying waterfowl in Grand Lake has little to do with the ongoing algae problem.
They believe it's botulism - a disease that spreads easily from bird to bird and kills a small percentage of mallard ducks nearly every year on Grand Lake. [More]
Obituaries on July 2nd, 2010
Phyllis Coulter, 73, Pittsburg, Texas died June 17, 2010, in Pittsburg, Texas. [More]
Frances Wickey Carter, 84, Rockford, died at 10:25 a.m. July 1, 2010, at The Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Leora Jean Youngs, 80, St. Marys, died July 1, 2010, at her home.
She was bor [More]
Local pictures on July 2nd, 2010
Subscriber only stories on July 2nd, 2010
Toxin seen last year increasing again
Program able to match funds to those in need
Farmers need to help lake
Travel makes home sweeter
Bids sought for industrial park work
Steam break out of an offensive slump