Livestock Show Winners

Winners announced from the Lucerne Stock Show

Results have been released from events at the Lucerne Stock Show. In the Rabbit Show, Evan Tharp had the Best of Show with Senior Showmanship going to Raylene Ray and Junior Showmanship to Adeline Dickerson. At the Beef Show, the Grand Champion Bucket Calf belonged to Katie Halley, and the Reserve Champion Bucket Calf belonged […]

Boil Advisory

Portions of Sullivan County placed under boil advisory

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has placed some Sullivan Rural Water customers under a precautionary boil advisory. The advisory affects customers north of Browning on Highway 5 to Denver Road and includes Desert, Woodland, Estate, White, Wizard, and Valley roads. The precautionary boil advisory continues until further notice.

Missouri flag with money

J. Eggleston to chair committee on oversight of local taxation

Speaker Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, announced the creation of the Interim Committee on Oversight of Local Taxation. Haahr formed this interim committee to evaluate how local governments are determining taxes and are impacted by current tax policy. “Missourians across the state have raised serious concerns on how counties access property tax values and the fairness of […]

Bag of rice

United States makes first sale of rice to China

GUANGZHOU, CHINA – After decades chasing the enormous China market, a sale of U.S. rice was confirmed here last week. “This sale marks a turning point for the U.S. rice industry and its relationship with China as it is the first ever of U.S. rice to a private importer and is truly historic as it […]