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Scholarship applications are available to Andrew County residents for the Natalie Thompson-Clizer Memorial Scholarship.

Applications may be obtained through the Andrew County Extension Center, Andrew County Courthouse, from high school counselors or from the financial aid department at Missouri Western State College. Applications will be evaluated on basis of need, completeness, clarity, student potential and appropriateness.

The deadline for applications is Monday, April 26. Selection will be made in early May.


The Benedictine College Community Orchestra will present a concertat 4 p.m. Sunday, April 25, at the O’Malley McAlister Auditorium at Benedictine College, 1020 N. Second St. in Atchison. A free-will donation will be taken, and a wine and cheese reception to honor the concert master will be held following the performance.


The Northwest Missouri Regional Development Corp. will meet at 7 p.m. today at the office, 114 W. Third St. in Maryville. For more information, call the office at (357) 921-2198.


Spring mushroom picking season will continue through May 20 at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge. No permits are required to enter designated areas for mushroom picking.

A map is available at refuge headquarters that denotes designated areas for mushroom picking. The refuge is on Missouri Highway 159 near Mound City. For more information, call the refuge at (357) 306-6528.


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