Disaster Declaration

President Trump approves Governor Parson’s request for major disaster declaration for Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has announced that President Donald Trump has approved his request for a major disaster declaration to help local governments and nonprofit agencies in 13 Missouri counties recover from devastating flooding and severe storms that occurred from March 11 to April 16. The declaration makes federal assistance available for the repair of damaged […]

CAFO Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

Missouri House approves SB-391 that prevents counties from passing health ordinances aimed at CAFOs

The Missouri House of Representatives has given final approval to Senate Bill 391, legislation that would prevent counties from passing health ordinances aimed at large agricultural operations. The House voted 103-44 to approve the bill, which would prevent county health boards or county commissioners from passing standards stricter than state law. The Missouri House of […]

Audio: Missouri House approves CAFO health ordinance legislation

The Missouri House has given final approval to legislation that would prevent counties from passing health ordinances aimed at large agricultural operations.     The House voted 103-44 today to approve the bill from Pleasant Hill State Representative Michael Haffner, which would prevent county health boards and/or county commissioners from passing standards that are stricter […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission approves request

Requests were approved regarding a property at 1712 Harris Avenue at Trenton Board of Adjustments and Planning and Zoning Commission hearings Monday night. Trenton Deputy City Clerk Tracy Maberry reports no further action is needed on the City’s request to the Board of Adjustments, which involved a 30-foot variance on the required 20-foot height requirement […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves insurance carrier

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved Ozarks Schools Benefits Association for health insurance at a special meeting Monday evening. The board agreed to pay $450 per employee, with the amount an employee paying toward health insurance depending on the plan he or she has. There was an executive session for personnel with no announcement […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education approves sports cooperatives

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved a bid for audit services on Wednesday evening. The bid was from Conrad and Higgins for $5,450 for the 2018-2019 fiscal year audit. Several sports cooperatives were approved including junior high football and varsity Spring baseball with Gallatin and junior high softball and varsity fall baseball with North […]