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Douglas County Herald
Sen. Blunt, Rep. Smith Fight to Protect Mark Twain Forest
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and U.S. Representative Jason Smith met with Kathleen Atkinson, the Eastern Regional Forester for the U.S. Forest Service, this week regarding concerns over controlled burns and timber management in the Mark Twain National Forest.
Preliminary road budget set for county
The Christian County Commission set a preliminary budget for road work in 2014, a task that proved daunting considering the uncertainty of revenue for roads.
Blunt, Smith cite concern over controlled burns
Sen. Roy Blunt and U.S. Rep. Jason Smith are raising concerns that controlled burns in the Mark Twain National Forest are destroying trees that could be used for Missouri's timber industry.