Month: September 2022

Attorney General Schmitt, five other states file suit challenging Biden Administration’s student loan cancellation program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On Thursday, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt joined five other states in filing a challenge to the Biden Administration’s student loan cancellation program in federal court in Missouri. In the lawsuit, the states ask the Court for an immediate temporary restraining order pausing the program. Prompt relief is being sought because the …

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Delta Regional Authority announces investment in seven Southeast Missouri projects including one in Perryville

CLARKSDALE, MS – Delta Regional Authority (DRA) Thursday announced a $2,176,676 investment that will boost economic development and improve the quality of life for Southeast Missouri communities and residents. The investment will be matched by $6 million and will attract an additional $175,000 in leveraged private investment (LPI) into Missouri.    One of the seven new …

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Former Gov. Jim Edgar plus labor, business, public safety and advocacy organizations endorse Dan Brady for Secretary of State

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Former Illinois Governor and Secretary of State Jim Edgar, plus major labor, business, public safety and advocacy organizations have endorsed Dan Brady, a Bloomington Republican, for Illinois Secretary of State. “As former Secretary of State, I know Dan Brady possesses the skills, experience, and work ethic to improve the office and provide …

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Gilster-Mary Lee launches first Create A Crunch contest for local high schools as part of October National Manufacturing Month

CHESTER – October is National Manufacturing Month, when manufacturers across the country showcase the importance of manufacturing through a series of events.  Manufacturing jobs are an extremely important part of the economy and impact everyone, every day in numerous ways.   “Manufacturing is an economic engine in Illinois, employing more than 650,000 women and men …

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Governor Parson issues statement regarding income tax cut approved by Missouri General Assembly

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.– Governor Parson issued the following statement regarding the General Assembly approving income tax cut legislation:    “We are thrilled that the General Assembly has answered our call to cut Missourians’ taxes and return some of their hard-earned dollars. We called this special session to pass and extend critical support to our agriculture industry …

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Historic Preservation Council to consider nominations for National Register in October

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14 in the LaCharrette and Nightingale Conference Rooms at the Lewis and Clark State Office Building, located at 1101 Riverside Drive, Jefferson City, Missouri.   The following …

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Perryville High School Homecoming is October 15

PERRYVILLE —Perryville High School Homecoming is Saturday, Oct. 15. All local veterans to be honored as Grand Marshals.   The Perryville High School Alumni Association will host the annual PHS Homecoming Parade at 10 am Saturday, October 15, 2022.   Anniversary classes and other parade participants are asked to line up at Perryville City Park …

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Riverside Regional Library announces October events

JACKSON — The Riverside Regional Library system has released its calendar of events for September.   There are two branches of the library in the River Region: Altenburg and Perryville.   The Altenburg Branch is located at 66 Poplar Street. The phone number is 573 824-5267.   The Perryville Branch is located at 800 City …

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Route 32 in Ste. Genevieve County reduced for pavement repairs

SIKESTON― Route 32 in Ste. Genevieve County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs.    This section of roadway is located from Route 61 to Route C near Ste. Genevieve, Missouri.    Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, Oct. 3 through Thursday, Oct. 6 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.   The work …

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