Community briefs 01/19/04

Monday, January 19, 2004

Scott County historical society meets Tuesday

The regular monthly meeting of the Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Riverside Regional Library in Benton, Mo. The annual election of officers will be held.

Crop management meeting scheduled

A crop management conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Clinton Building in Sikeston, Mo. For more information, call David Reinbott at (573) 545-3516.

Illinois Conservation Foundation offers grants

Grants are available through the Illinois Conservation Foundation for nonprofit groups, schools and local governments to help with habitat, environmental education or recreation projects. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded; projects are required to provide matching funds. Up to $75,000 is available for projects this year. An application form is available at www.ilcf.org. Applications are due by Feb. 27.

State soybean group sponsoring meeting

A soybean meeting will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cape Girardeau County Extension Center, 684 West Jackson Trail, Jackson. Dinner will be provided by the Missouri Soybean Association. To register, call 243-3581 by Tuesday.

-- From staff reports

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