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Route EE south of Cabool to close during culvert replacement work

Route EE in Douglas and Texas counties will be closed as Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace the culvert under the roadway. The road will be closed between Route 181 in Texas County to Route AD in Douglas County at North Fork Creek. Weather permitting, the road will close at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, November 1, with plans to reopen on Tuesday, November 30, at 3:30 p.m.…

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Cabool dental clinic has new ownership

Dr. Nick Merica, an associate at Pryor Family Dental in Cabool since it purchased Cartwright Dental Office five years ago, is now the new owner of the dental practice. In a transaction finalized last week, Dr. Merica purchased the practice which is now known as Merica Family Dental. Dr. Merica is a graduate of Roseman…

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No community Thanskgiving dinner again this year

The organizers of the community free Thanksgiving dinner have canceled the event for this year due to COVID-19 and variants. This is the second year it has been cancelled due to the pandemic. Main issues leading to the decision included recommendations against large crowds, the continual rise of variants of COVID-19, and the potential health…

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Cornhole Palooza planned Nov. 6

In what they plan to become an annual event, Cabool Friends of the FFA are hosting Cornhole Palooza on Saturday, November 6, at the Cabool High School gym. Up to 50 two-person teams will compete, starting at 9:00 a.m. Entry is $100.00 per team. The top three winning teams will be given half the entry…

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