Tree Down During Wind Storm
(Submitted Photo ~ 06/29/13)
A large part of a tree broke and fell across the neighbor's yard and into mine during the strong gust of wind Saturday evening.
Out of the past 6/29/13
(Out of the Past ~ 06/29/13)
The continuing drought is forcing some area peach growers to irrigate their orchards; without irrigation, they say, the peaches would be smaller; lack of moisture is nearing a critical stage, as the July and August harvest season approaches. A line of thunderstorms, generated by a rare influx of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico, pushes into Southeast Missouri early in that afternoon; unfortunately, the rainfall pattern is scattered, with some areas getting over an inch, while others receive one-half inch or less.. ...
Today in History
(National News ~ 06/29/13)
Today is Saturday, June 29, the 180th day of 2013. There are 185 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 29, 1613, London's original Globe Theatre, where many of Shakespeare's plays were performed, was destroyed by a fire sparked by a cannon shot during a performance of "Henry VIII." (No fatalities were reported.)...
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