Disaster Declaration

Missouri requests second federal disaster declaration this year in response to flooding and tornadoes

Acting on behalf of Governor Mike Parson, Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe requested that President Donald Trump issue a major disaster declaration to assist residents and businesses in 41 Missouri counties that have been hard hit by flooding, tornadoes, and severe storms beginning on April 29 and continuing throughout the spring. “Historic long-term flooding continues to devastate families, businesses, […]

Children playing on floor

Missouri ranks 28th of 50 states in child well-being

The approximately 1.4 million children who comprise nearly one-quarter of Missouri’s population are more likely to live in poverty than Missouri’s children in 1990. According to the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The 30th edition of the Data Book — a comprehensive annual report on child well-being for […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

MoDOT to begin chip seal project on Interstate 35

A chip seal project to extend the pavement life of Interstate 35 will begin next week from the Iowa state line to Eagleville. Contractors from Herzog Contracting Corp., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, are scheduled to begin work Wednesday, June 19 and complete the project on Friday, June 21. Wednesday, June 19: Complete […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic provide 370 free sports physicals

In May and June, Wright Memorial Hospital Physicians’ Group, in partnership with the Grundy County Health Department, and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic in Princeton, offered student-athletes from Trenton, Galt, Humphreys, Laredo, Pleasant View R-6, Spickard, Princeton, and Mercer school districts an opportunity to receive free sports physicals. The Missouri State High School Activities Association […]