The National Wildlife Turkey Federationís 2012 Rookie National Champion Call Maker David Ferguson demonstrated one of his calls on display to Gary Baker of Harvielle during Heritage Day at Twin Pines Education Center in Winona on Saturday. To learn more about Ferguson, see this week's print edition of the Howell County News. To learn more about the history of the Eminence Fence Post callers, click on the story below.
The Missouri Cowboy Poetry Festival was established in 1998 by Jennie Cummings of Mountain View, and her late husband, and has grown in scope each year. †Some of these talented cowboy poets have been performing at this event the entire 15 years.†
From 1925 to 1943, an effort was made to halt the decline in turkey numbers. Approximately 14,000 game farm turkeys were released to supply more breeding stock. The hunting season for turkeys was closed in 1937. However, turkey numbers still decreased and the release of game farm turkeys appeared futile.
The Willow Springs Arts Council is sponsoring a concert by the Southern Ozarks Community Orchestra on Sunday, April 28, at 3 p.m. at the historic Star Theater in Willow Springs.