Audio: Missouri line workers in the Carolinas responding to Hurricane Florence

While about one hundred Missouri line workers are heading back to the Show-Me State today (Tuesday) from South Carolina, about 65 workers remain there.  Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives spokesman Jim McCarty says the 65 are stationed in Kingstree and Darlington.     Many have had to use boats to get to impacted areas. Association […]

Electric Linemen on Utility Poles

Audio: Electric linemen from Missouri heading to South Carolina

(Missourinet) – More than 150 Missouri linemen are heading to South Carolina to assist with Hurricane Florence cleanup.     The Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives says 162 lineworkers from 33 coops have left for Tennessee to get closer to the East Coast. The lineworkers will then be heading to Kingstree, South Carolina, near Myrtle Beach. […]

Prescription Medication

USDA partners with rural Missouri communities to support opioid prevention, treatment and recovery

The USDA is partnering with rural communities to support opportunities for opioid prevention, treatment, and recovery.  Among the 85 recipients nationwide receiving funding are four (4) Missouri organizations ready to make an impact in the state’s opioid epidemic. “In 2016, there were 908 opioid overdose deaths in Missouri and it is now estimated that 1 […]

President Donald Trump

Audio: President Trump to visit Southeast Missouri’s Cape Girardeau on Thursday

President Donald Trump will travel to southeast Missouri’s Cape Girardeau next week to campaign for GOP Senate nominee Josh Hawley. Brian Hauswirth with Missourinet has the details.     Congressman Jason Smith has been urging the president to visit southeast Missouri. Smith tells Missourinet President Trump will speak Thursday evening at 7 pm at the […]

Solid Waste Collection Event

Solid waste collection event to be held in Braymer for Caldwell County residents

Caldwell County residents may dispose of special waste items banned from landfills during a solid waste collection event next month. The collection will be held at the Braymer City Barn at 810 North Murray Street September 8th from 9 o’clock to noon. Items accepted for a fee will include clean tires, appliances, computer-related items, copy […]

Missouri State Fair 2018

Sale of Champions at Missouri State Fair sets records for Youth in Agriculture

The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, on Saturday, Aug. 18.  The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, raising $195,350 – the largest amount ever raised in the history of the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions! The Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Mackenzie […]