Norma Mae Jobe, age 87, of Butler, Missouri died Saturday, January 25, 2014 in Butler. She was born November 21, 1926 to Orville Eddie and Ethel Levens Vassar in Galena, Kansas.
Funeral services were Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler with Jimmy Knight officiating. Burial in Myers Cemetery, Appleton City, Missouri. Contributions to Pleasant Gap Christian Church.
Hadd Garner Botkin, age 86 of Foster, Missouri, died Sunday, January 26, 2014 in Foster. He was born November 29, 1927 to Benjamin Vernon and Bessie Augusta Jane Garner Botkin in Foster, Missouri.
Graveside services Friday, January 31, 2014 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler, Missouri with Pastor Dennis Painter officiating. Contributions to NRMC Hospice or Butler Masonic Lodge #254.
Missourians benefit every day from the dedicated energies and countless hours devoted by a group of more than 3,600 men and women in every community across the state. These public servants are elected by local constituents and do not receive compensation for their tireless efforts. These men and women are the local school board members of Missouri.
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By JERRY FERGUSON
Harvesting a crop being the seasonal end point of farming, seed must be properly placed as a beginning. The Western Missouri Antique Tractor and Machinery Association (WMAT&MA) has several planters as well as harvesting machinery. For the most part these planters planted the seed in hills. A standard of the day was the “check row”. By it the rows were intended to be planted straight, and the hills were also straight at a right angle to the planting direction. Thus cultivating could be done two directions.