Jimmy Sexton

Spring prescribed burning begins on MTNF

As weather becomes warmer and drier in the coming days and weeks, Mark Twain National Forest personnel expect ideal conditions for conducting prescribed burning operations.  A prescribed fire is a fire ignited by highly trained wildland firefighting personnel, when conditions are right, to promote healthy ecology.  To minimize smoke impacts to local communities and disperse…

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OHP assists with Kentucky flooding disaster

Local not-for-profit organization Ozark Heritage Project (OHP) assisted last month with the horrific flooding and its disastrous aftermath in eastern Kentucky.   The camouflaged Blazer boat so often seen on Missouri streams involved in trash removal was doing rescue and recovery work on several still-swollen streams in the coal state, including Troublesome Creek and the…

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