Medicaid Expansion

Missouri lawmakers to hear testimony on Medicaid expansion and tax credits

Missouri lawmakers will hear testimony on Tuesday in Jefferson City about potential impacts on the state budget if voters approve Medicaid expansion in August. Medicaid, which is officially called MO HealthNet in Missouri, is a federal and state program that assists with medical costs for residents with limited incomes. Missouri voters will cast ballots on […]

Coronavirus Concerns

Livingston County reports 2 new cases of COVID-19; Infected individuals are asymptomatic

The Livingston County Health Center announces two additional positive cases of the Novel Coronavirus. That brings the county’s total to 10. Three cases have recovered. The two new cases were identified through the Livingston County Health Center’s curbside testing event last week. The individuals were asymptomatic and reside in separate households. They will isolate at […]

Sullivan County reports 3 new cases of COVID-19 bringing total to 106, with 32 remaining active

The Sullivan County Health Department in Milan on Saturday confirmed three additional cases of COVID-19. That brings the total to 106 cases in Sullivan County since testing began with thirty-two (32) cases remaining active. The latest cases have been determined to be community-related and the health department is investigating to determine close contacts. Those contacts […]

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Grundy County reports new case of COVID-19, bringing total case count to 12

The Grundy County Health Department confirms another case of COVID-19 in the county. The total number of cases is now 12 for Grundy County. Administrator Elizabeth Gibson reports four of the cases are active and being followed by the health department. They are also isolated. The Grundy County Health Department is working to notify close […]

Child Porn

Kentucky trucker and prior sex offender sentenced to 20-years in prison for child pornography

 A Kentucky truck driver and prior sex offender was sentenced in federal court for transporting child pornography. Gregory Marshall, 59, of Paducah, Kentucky, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 20 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Marshall to spend the rest of his life on supervised release […]


Missouri Supreme Court affirms Clean Water Commission’s decision approving CAFO in Grundy County

The Supreme Court of Missouri affirmed Tuesday, June 16th a Clean Water Commission decision approving a concentrated animal feeding operation in Grundy County. Hickory Neighbors United, Incorporated appealed a water commission decision affirming the Department of Natural Resources’ permit issuance to Trenton Farms RE, LLC. Court documents say Hickory Farms asserted that a House bill […]