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Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin to resume meal delivery on Monday

The Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin will resume the normal delivery of Meals on Wheels on November 16th. Carry-out meals will also be available from 11 to noon. The dine-in program will remain suspended, and the center will still be closed to the public, except during carry-out meal service. Anyone entering the center is […]

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Ridgeway R-5 School District implements virtual instruction

The Ridgeway R-5 School District will implement virtual instruction based on the guidance of the Harrison County Health Department, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. In a letter, Superintendent Jonnie Beavers said no students will be permitted inside the building from November 13th through November 19th as […]

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Audio: Coon Creek Baptist Church to serve annual Thanksgiving meal with changes in place due to COVID-19

Several changes have been made for the Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Union Coon Creek Baptist Church west of Trenton. The pastor’s wife, Dianna Crawford, says there will be no dine-in this year, and meals will only be delivered or picked up, partially due to COVID-19.     The church will take precautions with volunteers […]

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Hy-Vee to offer free drive-thru breakfast for veterans and active-duty military on Veterans Day

Hy-Vee announced the start of Homefront Round-Up, its annual fundraiser in which the company teams up with customers to raise money to support veterans, active-duty military members, and their families. The fundraiser will be held November 1–15 at more than 275 Hy-Vee stores across its eight-state region. In its eighth year, Hy-Vee Homefront Round Up […]

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Parson calls special session on November 5th to access additional federal aid

Governor Mike Parson has called another special session – this time to focus on getting extra federal coronavirus funding made available to the state. The federal aid includes funding for school meals, grants for homelessness prevention and job training, child support payments, among others. “COVID-19 has had an overwhelming impact on our state, and while […]

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Trump administration extends free meals for kids for entire school year

 U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending flexibilities to allow free meals to continue to be available to all children throughout the entire 2020-2021 school year. This unprecedented move is part of USDA’s unwavering commitment to ensuring all children across America have access to nutritious food […]