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PRESS-NEWS JOURNAL, CANTON, MO. Ardent C-S dies Sat. Dan Steinbeck PNJ Editor A long-time advocate for Cuvier-Stockton has died. John Tripp, 58, Quin- cy, Illinois died at his home Saturday, May 16. Tripp had most recent- ly been a visiting business professor for C-S. At the time of his passing, he was a former director of student services at C-S and a for- mer member of the Culver- Stockton Board of Trustees. He was also an alum of the college. For the 2009 com- mencement a week before PNJ file photo A WEEK PRIOR - John Tripp, a Culver-Stockton vis- on the Outdoor Channel, on the following dates: Monday, May 25 at 1 p.m. (EST) Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. (EST) TNURSOAX MAY 21, 2009. pAG 3i i! featured on Outdoorl next week program -. Billy Yargus of Ewing, canoe tote out of PVC pipe people who manage will be featured on "Get and gives big game hunting property for wildlife." in the Game," a National tips on eliminating scent. "Get in the Gam "- Wild Turkey Federation Also on the show, Aaron compliments the NWTI .. (NWTF) television show Jeffries, upland game co- other show on the Outdo ordinator for the Missouri Channel, "Turkey Call," Department of Conserva- covering topics from tion, demonstrates how to ing tips to land and wildlit manage woodlands to cre-management. 21,: ate wildlife habitat. For more informati0 "Get in the Game" tele- about "Get in the Game" o? Sunday, May 31 at vision takes viewers across other exciting shows in the 2:30 a.m. (EST) the nation sharing wildlife NWTF television lineup, On this episode of"Get and land management tips visit www.nwff.org or call in the Game," Yargus andfor attracting wildlife to (800) THE-NWTF. fellow Grand National 'Fur- their property. key Calling Champion Tom "The show will benefit Stuckey give viewers great all outdoor enthusiasts," turkey hunting advice. P.J. Pere a, e ditor of" Get iting professor died Saturday at his home. He carried in the Game" magazine, the U.S. flag at the C-S commencement May 9. demonstrates how to build his death, Tripp carried the American flag in the pro- cessional and recessional. Funeral information is a handy and inexpensive on page 12 B' - ." ....... lessing Hospital "Visiting lnpp is me mira rac- ........ math professor Dr. Randall ulty memt)er to ale in six ...... ,. . ..... . .. . Harry weiss was iouna p~;snSor ~e;lrr;e LnlS ?3 dnetda turhi h:umeOf .appar- December 27, 2008 in es Apni zv. One signs for 2 vacant posts said James Earl Kenna- mer, Ph.D., the NWTF's chief conservation officer. "This show is for the per- son who's not a full-time farmer. It's a hands-on land management show that is practical and useful for A former LaGrange mayor has filed for one of two unexpired terms for the city Council. Theresa Gunsauls filed for the one-year term in the north ward, when recently elected Mayor Ron Powers vacated his seat. No one has yet filed for the one-year unexpired term for the south ward Councilman. Deadline to sign-up is May 29. The special elec- tion for the candidates is June 2. At the time NWTF wasi established in 1973, there: were only 1.3 million wild; turkeys. Today that number; is more than seven million birds throughout North: America, due to the efforts' of state, federal and provin- cial wildlife agencies, the, NWTF and its member$ and partners. :,' This week movie listing is sponsored by Sue Johnson and Ed Frye of Canton Fri.May 22 NO MOVIE PRIVATE EVENT L VIS STRtETI PLAYHOUSEI CANTON I 405 LEWIS I 573-288-00141 "Pink Panther" m 6:00 p.m. "Gran Torino" R Saurday May 23 at 8:30 p.m. Children $3.00 Adults $5.00 Open 8:30am ~ $:00pm Mon-Sat Evening i1; Early Morning Appointments Available PNI photo by Karin Althoff NEW ACQUISITION - LaGrange Police officer, Corpo- ral Kyle White, walks Vetou, a canine trained to de- tect drugs, during the LaGrange Appreciation Days Parade. joins L The LaGrange Police Department has a new member. Vetou, a five-year- old, male, Belgium Mali- nois, is trained to detect drugs and narcotics. Vetou is also trained as a search and rescue dog. Vetou was purchased from the Lafollette Canine Training Service in Straf- ford, Mo. He began his training at the age of 18 months and for the past few years he has been working in Costa Rica. Some of the drugs he is trained to detect include meth, cocaine, marijuana, pcp, and many others. The addition to the department began his duties last week, after receiving extensive training with his handler, Corporal Kyle White. The dog was also responsible in helping with the detection of drugs and paraphernalia on his first day of duty. LaGrange Police De- partment will use the dog as a deterrent against drugs in the town of LaGrange. Canton makes street plans; raises water/sewer rates Dan Steinbeck PNJ Editor The Canton board of aldermen took a big step toward street repair Mon- day night. The board approved 6-0 an ordinance to enter a personal property lease/ purchase transaction for up to $200,000. It will pay for materials and installa- tion of rebuilding some of Canton's streets. The city hopes to pay off the loan with city funds with 2.95 percent interest in two years. If a sales tax proposal passes later this year, some of those funds could speed the retiring the note. The board approved a separate street list of roads for tarring and chipping of the worst streets in Canton. The board also ap- proved water and sewer rate increases and the mini- mum and the usage. This was approved without op- position. Currently, the rate is $4.90 per each 1,000 gallons. The new rate is $5.00. The new minimum amount for water rates raised from $13.25 to $13.95. The sewer rate usage increased from $3.30 to $3.40 per each 1,000 gal- lons of water. The minimum charge for the sewer increased from $8.25 to 8.85. All increases are monthly. The city said the aver- age customer would see a $31.62 increase for a year, based on an average of 6,000 gallons a month us- age. Aldermen learned a bridge to the South River- front Park, already sched- uled for repair, will cost more to fix than anticipat- ed. The Federal Emergen- cy Management Agency agreed to fund $19,000 for repair, but because of the repair needed, it will cost $42,000. The reason FEMA is involved is due to flood damage to the integrity of the bridge in ,the 2008 flood. City officials say they don't have the extra mon- ey. City officials can't close the bridge, as it is the only access to the boat ramp. The board agreed to have engineer Charlie Bach review it, and will have di- alogue with FEMA and the Missouri Department of Conservation, about extra funding, and expect to re- bid the project. The board, in execu- tive session apparently discussed a personnel is- sue; and reportedly made a decision, but the decision wasn't made public imme- diately, Get phone6 with lot6 helpful eature6 rom U.& CeUular. c>( SAMSUN6 DELVE" Touch Screen After $50 mail-in rebate that comes as a Visa Debit Card. 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