Vaccine Distribution or Covid-19 or Coronavirus

Additional vaccines allocated to St. Louis area vaccination events

Governor Mike Parson announced that the state will be able to allocate additional COVID-19 vaccine doses to state-sponsored vaccination events being held in the St. Louis area March 25 – 26, 2021.  “With increasing vaccine supply, we are able to allocate additional doses to our vaccination events in the St. Louis area,” Governor Parson said. “These state-supported […]

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Mega COVID-19 vaccination site in St. Louis announced for Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Governor Mike Parson announced that the state will host a Mega Vaccination Site in St. Louis at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park on Thursday, March 25, and Friday, March 26, 2021. “The additional vaccine doses this Mega Vaccination Site will provide to Region C will continue to alleviate some of the backlog that […]

Melissa Fike

Missouri math teacher presented national Milken Educator Award

Oakland Middle School eighth grade math teacher Melissa Fike was presented the national Milken Educator Award today by Milken Educator Awards Senior Program Director Greg Gallagher and Missouri Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Dr. Margie Vandeven. The recognition comes with an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize for winners. Only one teacher from each participating state […]

Boil Advisory Lifted

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District lifts boil advisories

The Sullivan County Public Water Supply District has announced the lifting of boil advisories for some customers. Advisories lifted include the following locations: Customers on Paris Road and Echo Road. All Sullivan Rural Water Customers on Highway 139 from Newtown South to Highway 6 including Jasper Road, Acorn Drive, Kelp Road, Acorn Drive, Helium Road, […]

Fatal Fire

2 dead in Southwest Iowa school bus fire

The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Department has released an update on the fatal school bus fire in southwestern Iowa’s Pottawattamie County. The Sheriff’s Department reports two deaths have been confirmed one of which is the driver of the bus, 74-year-old Donald Hendricks from Carson. The other is 16-year-old Megan Klindt who lived in rural Pottawattamie County. […]