Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol to hold DWI saturation in Livingston County

Highway Patrol Troop H Commanding Officer Captain James McDonald announces that a driving while intoxicated saturation will be conducted in Livingston County sometime in May. The areas selected for enforcement are based on a high number of drinking-related crashes and contacts with drivers who have been drinking as well as officers’ input as to probable […]

Mike Parson

Governor Parson signs FY 2019 supplemental appropriations

Governor Mike Parson signed HB 14 to ensure that the state has the necessary funds to operate through Fiscal Year 2019.  The supplemental appropriations bill allows for the continued current operations of Missouri state government. The Truly Agreed to and Finally Passed Fiscal Year 2019 supplemental HB 14 totals $468 million, including $189 million General […]

Farm Field

Funding available to farmers interested in installing edge-of-field monitoring stations

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is making $2 million available to interested farmers to help install voluntary edge-of-field monitoring stations on agricultural land in five states, including Missouri.  “Edge-of-field water quality monitoring provides quantifiable data that supports voluntary-based conservation efforts aimed at reducing the movement of sediment and nutrients off Missouri farms,” State Conservationist […]

Medical Marijuana

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services refining Medical Marijuana applications for facilities

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is granting the public the opportunity to provide feedback on drafts of application questions and scoring criteria that will determine which applicants will soon become licensed medical marijuana facilities throughout the state.   Scoring criteria and application questions will make up part of the facility license application which […]

Preferred Family Healthcare

Former executives at Preferred Family Healthcare indicted for embezzlement and public corruption scheme

Two former executives of a Springfield, Mo.-based charity and an Arkansas state senator have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme that involved embezzlement, bribes and illegal campaign contributions for elected public officials in Missouri and Arkansas, announced U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison of the Western District […]

WMH presents fit tastic at Laredo

Wright Memorial Hospital presents Fit-Tastic program to students at Laredo school

Wright Memorial Hospital recently presented the Fit-Tastic interactive program to fifth and sixth graders at Laredo R-7 School. The program was presented during Miss Herrold’s P.E./Health class one day a week for four weeks by Wright Memorial Hospital dietitian Christina Ferguson, with assistance from the Grundy County Health Department, Trenton Hy-Vee’s registered dietitian, Cindy Eivins, […]