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Application deadline approaching for disaster unemployment benefits in six Missouri counties

The Missouri Department of Labor’s Division of Employment Security will accept applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for individuals in six Missouri counties through September 5, 2019, whose employment was lost or interrupted due to severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that began April 29, 2019, and ended July 5, 2019. A disaster assistance amendment was […]

Disaster Relief

Disaster unemployment benefits available to flood and tornado victims in six additional Missouri counties

An additional six counties have been added to the list of 20 Missouri counties already declared as major disasters. The declaration and yesterday’s amendment allow Missourians in those 26 counties whose employment was lost or interrupted due to severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that began April 29, 2019, and continuing, to apply for up to […]

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Disaster Declaration allows for unemployment benefits if job was lost due to disaster

When President Donald Trump granted a major disaster declaration in 20 Missouri counties, including Livingston, Carroll, and Chariton in the northern Missouri area, that decision allows residents whose jobs were lost or interrupted to apply for up to 36 weeks of disaster unemployment assistance. The declaration spans from severe storms and flooding from April 29 […]

Flower Foods Bread Products

Flower Foods recalling hamburger, hot dog buns due to plastic choking hazard

Flowers Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling hamburger and hot dog buns and other bakery products due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic that may have been introduced during production. Consumption of product may cause a choking hazard. The products being recalled were distributed to retail customers under a variety of brand […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer Board of Education discusses no longer accepting tuition waivers

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education discussed no longer accept tuition waivers at its meeting on Monday evening. The topic is to be on the August agenda. The discussion was due to parent transportation concern requests. Immediate family members paying taxes to the district will be considered for a waiver if and only if […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education approves lunch prices for next year

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education accepted several bids Monday evening. A bid for bread was accepted from Graves, and a bid for milk was accepted from Anderson Erickson. Bookkeeper/Secretary Heather Turner reports the price varied on the bread and milk depending on the type. Bids for fuel were accepted from Landes and MFA Oil. […]