Missouri Department of Conservation proposes new efforts to limit spread of CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation is increasing its efforts to slow the spread of the deadly deer disease called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) throughout Missouri by proposing new regulations that would change requirements for transporting deer carcasses and add carcass-disposal requirements for meat processors and taxidermists. If approved, the regulations would become effective Feb. 29, […]

Bridge Closed Sign

Sullivan County Route EE bridge closed due to flood damage

The bridge on Sullivan County Route EE over the Medicine Creek Bridge just east of Newtown is now closed, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. The bridge was closed this afternoon due to damage from recent flooding. The anticipated closure time will not be known until inspection and further assessment can be completed.  Motorists […]

Events Canceled

Several events canceled at Milan Old Timers Reunion

Several events have been canceled at the Milan Old Timers Reunion this weekend due to anticipated inclement weather. The Milan Old Timers Facebook page says the Lucas Oil Pro Tractor Pull and Red Brush Band performance Friday night have been canceled and will not be rescheduled. “Taste of Italy” Saturday night will now be held […]

Bridge Closed Sign

Carroll County Route C bridge now closed

The bridge on Carroll County Route C over the Branch of Turkey Creek is now closed, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. The bridge was closed this afternoon due to damage from the recent flooding. The anticipated closure time will not be known until an inspection and further assessment can be completed. Motorists will […]

Missouri Department of Conservation Trim Grant website

Missouri Department of Conservation offering TRIM grants

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering its annual cost-share grants to assist government entities and non-profits with management, improvement, and conservation of trees and forests on public land. The Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) cost-share grants can help communities fund tree inventories, removal or pruning of hazardous trees, tree planting, and the training […]