Antlered Deer in the forest

Missouri Department of Conservation reports final deer harvest for the season at more than 290,300

Missouri’s 2018-2019 deer-hunting season ended January 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation reporting a preliminary total harvest of 290,339 deer. Top counties for the overall season were Franklin with 5,826 deer harvested, Callaway with 5,545, and Howell with 5,350. Of the 290,339 deer harvested, 136,776 were antlered bucks, 30,116 were button bucks, and 123,447 […]

Merry Christmas Santa and Reindeer

Milan Elks Lodge to serve meals on Christmas Day

The Milan Elks Lodge will hold its annual Christmas meal Christmas Day. Member Patty Foster says delivery preparation will start that morning at 10 o’clock. Serving at the lodge will begin at 11 o’clock, with the menu including turkey, ham, dressing, noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, and rolls. There is no charge for the meal, […]

Thanksgiving Meal

Milan Elks to host Thanksgiving meal on Thursday

The Milan Elks Lodge will host a Thanksgiving Meal Thursday, November 22nd. Secretary Patty Foster says deliveries will be sent out around 10 o’clock in the morning with delivery requests taken until noon. Serving at the lodge will begin at 11 o’clock. The meal includes ham, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, and dessert. […]

Missouri Department of Conservation reminds deer hunters about CWD sampling, carcass disposal, and Share the Harvest

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds deer hunters that it is conducting mandatory sampling and voluntary sampling of harvested deer to help find cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD). MDC encourages hunters to properly dispose of deer carcasses to help limit the spread of the disease. MDC also encourages hunters to Share the Harvest […]