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J. Eggleston to chair committee on oversight of local taxation

Speaker Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, announced the creation of the Interim Committee on Oversight of Local Taxation. Haahr formed this interim committee to evaluate how local governments are determining taxes and are impacted by current tax policy. “Missourians across the state have raised serious concerns on how counties access property tax values and the fairness of […]

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One injured in Tuesday construction zone crash

One person was injured Tuesday night in a two-vehicle accident at a hill crest five miles to the east of Purdin. The highway patrol reports 37-year-old Ronald Wheeler of Independence went to Pershing Memorial Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Wheeler was a passenger in a car driven by 22-year-old Preston Kleoppel of Independence. Also […]

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Road construction at a minimum during July 4th holiday

The Missouri Department of Transportation will limit road construction on the Fourth of July holiday to accommodate an anticipated record number of motorists on the highways.  Lane and bridge closures already in place around the state will remain during the holiday and subsequent weekend. Be alert to sudden closures due to emergency situations and flooding. […]

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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, […]

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July 4th activities announced for Princeton community

Activities July 4th in Princeton include Princeton school alumni as well as the Independence Day celebration. A meeting of the Princeton school alumni is scheduled for 2 o’clock on Thursday, July 4th at the Princeton Elementary School commons. The Princeton Chamber of Commerce has coordinated evening activities which include live music at 6 o’clock featuring […]