Breast Cancer DNA and Pink Ribbon

Audio: Women diagnosed with breast cancer can turn to support group in Grundy County

A group in Grundy County assists women diagnosed with breast cancer and Grundy County Breast Cancer Support Group member Ruby Walker says the group allows breast cancer survivors to provide insight, advice, and knowledge to those just diagnosed with the disease. The group’s goal is to help patients move through their breast cancer journey with resources […]

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NCMC Financial Aid Director elected to Missouri Financial Aid Executive Board

Kimberly Meeker, Financial Aid Director at North Central Missouri College, has been recently elected to serve as the 2019 Secretary for the Missouri Association of Student Financial Aid Personnel (MASFAP) twelve member executive board. Kimberly has worked in the NCMC Office of Financial Aid for six years and currently is in her third year as […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Audio: Missouri State Highway Patrol to have extra troopers on the roads and water on Labor Day Weekend

You will notice extra Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers on the roads and water during this Labor Day holiday weekend. Troopers are participating in Operation CARE, which stands for crash awareness and reduction effort. Highway Patrol Captain John Hotz is encouraging you to drive and boat responsibly.     State troopers are being stationed at […]

Missouri Sunshine Law

A detailed listing of laws that take effect in Missouri on August, 28, 2018

Below is a synopsis of some of the new legislation the Missouri General Assembly recently enacted that is related to crime and motor vehicles. The listed legislation has been signed into law. Unless otherwise noted, these laws went into effect August 28, 2018. The public needs to be aware of several of these new laws […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol to be out in force during Labor Day weekend

Missouri’s travelers are urged to drive and boat responsibly during the 2018 Labor Day weekend. Whether you are driving or boating, safety needs to be at the forefront of your plans.  In Missouri, 11 people died and 265 were injured in 941 traffic crashes over the 2017 Labor Day holiday. That means one person was […]

SEMA Website

State Emergency Management Agency training to take place in area communities

Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs has shared a list of upcoming State Emergency Management Agency training that will soon take place. Courses in the area include an eight-hour Hazmat IQ Training to explain a response tool that incorporates a series of job aids called Smart Charts, which enable responders to handle an incident […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Special traffic enforcement operation in Livingston County leads to vehicle search

A special traffic enforcement in Livingston County July 5th through 8th resulted in the issuance of multiple citations and warnings by the Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Steve Cox reports the enforcement focused on extreme speeding and aggressive, drunk, or drugged driving on U. S. Highway 36, with emphasis given in the areas of the junctions near […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Patrol to to participate in operation CARE over July 4th holiday

Highway Patrol Troop H Commanding Officer Captain James McDonald announces Troop H officers will participate in Operation CARE, which stands for Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort. The enforcement will take place during the July 4th holiday. Operation CARE is a national traffic enforcement program focused on making the holiday safer. All available troopers will be […]

Kevin Hand as Cancer Chicken in Cape Girardeau

Audio: Man runs around southeast Missouri city dressed as chicken to raise cancer awareness

(Missourinet) – A southeast Missouri man spent his Sunday dancing along the side of a busy intersection in Cape Girardeau dressed in a chicken costume. Kevin Hand told KFVS-TV he wore the outfit because he beat stage 4 colon cancer and is now training for the Chicago Marathon in October.     Hand also carried a […]

Damsel in Defense

“Damsel in Defense Warrior Workshop” for women to be held in Chillicothe

The Salvation Army of Chillicothe will hold events this month to celebrate its anniversary and provide basic self-defense techniques. An open house will be held at the church at 621 Mohawk Drive in the north part of Chillicothe to celebrate that the church has served Livingston and Grundy counties for 130 years. The open house […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Extra Missouri state troopers will be patrolling roadways and waterways

(MissouriNet) – You’ll notice extra Missouri state troopers on the highways during this Memorial Day weekend. Every available trooper will be on the road enforcing traffic laws and helping motorists. Missouri State Highway Patrol Lieutenant  Paul Reinsch says the Patrol is participating in Operation CARE, which stands for Crash Awareness Reduction Effort:     Troopers […]

Missouri Department of Agriculture Website

Missouri Department of Agriculture issues critical stewardship reminder during Pesticide Stewardship Awareness Week

The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced Pesticide Stewardship Awareness week through May 25, 2018, by reminding pesticide applicators of Missouri’s Special Local Need (24c) label restrictions for ENGENIA, XTENDIMAX, and FEXAPAN for the 2018 growing season. During Pesticide Stewardship Awareness Week, pesticide applicators will see an increased promotional effort by the Department to encourage pesticide […]