Month: April 2022

Apply for MDC elk and bear hunting permits in May

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages Missouri hunters to apply for elk-hunting and bear-hunting permits in May.   MDC will offer five permits to hunt bull elk in Missouri this fall with at least one permit allocated for qualifying area landowners and the remaining permits for the general public.   …

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Virtual butterfly survey training May 14

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — People are starting to see butterflies more frequently in Missouri’s outdoors, whether in the backyard or wild places. Coral hairstreak butterfly. Photo by Krista Noel, Missouri Department of Conservation photo   The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will teach about butterflies and how to help with scientific surveys with a virtual …

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River Region women are inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, La. — Two River Region women have been inducted into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi.   Megan Roy of Red Bud attends McKendree University and Rozlyn Wahlen of Caseyville attends the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.   They are among approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated …

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Perryville Police reports

PERRYVILLE — The Perryville Police Department has released its latest reports.   39-year-old Holly N. Jackson of St. Mary was cited for driving while revoked, second or third offense at 11:04 a.m. April 25th during a traffic stop in the 1300 block of Grand Avenue.   A report of tires being slashed was made at …

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New MSHP trooper for Ste. Genevieve and Perry Counties

JEFFERSON CITY — Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol has announced that 10 troopers graduated from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on Friday, April 29, 2022.   Among them is Jake R. Stombaugh of Taylorville, Ill. who will begin his MSHP career in Ste. Genevieve/Perry Counties. He will report to …

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More than 1,800 students will be honored at SIU Carbondale commencement exercises

by Pete Rosenbery CARBONDALE, Ill. — The academic achievements of more than 1,800 Southern Illinois University Carbondale students will be celebrated during spring 2022 commencement exercises May 6-7.   Festivities start with the SIU School of Law commencement on Friday, May 6, at Shryock Auditorium. On Saturday, May 7, Banterra Center will hold two commencement …

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