JACKSON – The Riverside Regional Library has announced its programs and events for February 2024. In addition to the main library in Jackson, there are branch libraries in Altenburg and Perryville in the River Region and Scott City, Oran, Benton. The phone number at the Altenburg Library is (573) 824-5267. The library […]
Biden-Harris Administration invests $3B into clean ports as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda
LENEXA, Kan. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the launch of the $3 billion Clean Ports Program to fund zero-emission port equipment and infrastructure to tackle the climate crisis and improve air quality at U.S. ports as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. The funding opportunities were created under President Biden’s Inflation Reduction
CAPE GIRARDEAU – The United States Attorney’s Office announced that 27-year-old Samuel D. Moore of Poplar Bluff has been sentenced to serve 120 months (10 years) in federal prison after pleading guilty to drug-trafficking and firearm related charges. Moore appeared for his sentencing hearing Thursday before United States District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr.
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) will host the Illinois Product Expo March 2 and 3 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. The Illinois Product Expo has brought Illinois food companies and consumers together for 25 years. Explore Illinois through your taste buds by sampling products, relaxing in the Illinois
CAPE GIRARDEAU – A man from Poplar Bluff, Missouri on Tuesday admitted setting fires that burned 220 acres of U.S. Forest Service and private land in 2022 and agreed to repay $66,000. Adam D. Gambling, 44, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Cape Girardeau to one felony count of setting fires on public
ROLLA—The adage of “if you don’t like the weather in Missouri, wait ten minutes” really captures the past week. Across Mark Twain National Forest, what should have been a long window for prescribed burning was cut short by wind events as first a warm front and then a cold front moved through the area.
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Eating Disorders Council (MOEDC), founded in 2010, is pleased to announce that two Missouri community mental health centers have earned the designation of Eating Disorders Center of Excellence for providing integrated, evidence-based treatment to better serve their communities. The Ozark Center Reconnect program and the Burrell Behavioral Health’s RecoverED program
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri House of Representatives this week approved HB 1626, a measure aimed at addressing the shortage of school bus drivers by modifying the existing regulations for individuals aged 77 and older with school bus endorsements on their driver’s licenses. Under current law, individuals aged 70 and older face annual
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people that strong winds, low humidity, and dry conditions this time of year means extra caution is needed to avoid unexpected wildfires. According to MDC, a main cause of wildfires is improper burning of debris such as leaves or brush piles. “It’s been drier
JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Two Mineral Area College students, Meagan Denkler and Chelsi Robertson, were among 80 college students who attended the annual Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum on Faith and Values held February 16-18, 2024, in Jefferson City, Missouri. The Forum challenges students’ character development by encouraging them to reflect on their own decision-making skills, values,