Regional News

Farmington Women’s Connection will feature mayor, speaker

FARMINGTON – “What’s going on in the city” by Farmington’s Mayor Larry Forsythe will be a special feature of the Tuesday, June 11th Women’s Connection in Farmington.   Mayor Larry Forsythe Lori Boruff from Monmouth, Ill., will be the guest speaker for the June gathering. She will present her talk: “Living Life Together FOREVER” with […]

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Two U.S. House incumbents endorsed by Missouri’s leading abortion rights advocacy organization

SAINT LOUIS, Mo. — Abortion Action Missouri has announced its endorsement of U.S. House of Representatives incumbents Cori Bush (D-St. Louis-MO-01) and Emmanuel Cleaver, II (D-Kansas City-MO-05) in their bids for re-election. Congresswoman Bush remarked, “I am beyond proud to receive the endorsement of Abortion Action Missouri in my bid for reelection to Congress. As someone

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Seeking Future Saints: Assistant Executive Director Wanted

From a news release EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – With a history of over 107 years of devoted service to community, St. Vincent de Paul Belleville, Illinois Council seeks someone to fill the new essential role of Assistant Executive Director.   “This isn’t just any job,” notes Executive Director Pat Hogrebe, “this is a spiritual

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Mineral Area College Board of Trustees meets Thursday in special session

PARK HILLS – The Mineral Area College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Thursday, May 23, 2024, in the VanHerck Board Room on the Park Hills campus. Open session begins at 9:00 a.m.   The tentative agenda:   Special Board of Trustees Meeting Mineral Area College Thursday, May 23, 2024 VanHerck Board Room Open Session 9:00 a.m.   Agenda   Call

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Riverside Regional Library summer reading program starts soon

JACKSON, Mo. – Your summer adventure begins at your nearest Riverside Regional Library branch.     Riverside Regional Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off on May 30 and 31 at all library branches.   Throughout June and July, the libraries will feature awesome performers and great programs for all ages. A wide variety of events

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MU Extension webinar series looks at common garden woes

CAPE GIRARDEAU – Gardening enthusiasts can learn how to deal with diseases, insects and weeds in your vegetable garden during a three-part webinar series presented by University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialists 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, June 3-June 17.   Tomatoes, a favorite vegetable garden plant, have numerous issues each year, says Debi Kelly, who will

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MRV Banks steps up to support local family after devastating house fire

CAPE GIRARDEAU – In an extraordinary act of community support, MRV Banks has come to the aid of a local family who recently lost their home in a devastating fire. The bank has provided essential financial assistance to help the family get back on their feet during this challenging time.     The fire, which

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Court approves EPA settlement requiring payment of response costs at Missouri Electric Works Superfund Site

LENEXA, Kan. – On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the court approval of a settlement agreement with 36 private parties and three federal agencies for payment of EPA’s past and future cleanup costs at the Missouri Electric Works Superfund Site in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The settlement agreement is issued under the authority

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