Mosaic Life Care announces Katie Dias, DO, FAAFP, has been chosen for the newly created role of Administrator for Mosaic Medical Center in Albany. Dr. Dias replaces Jon Doolittle, former President of Mosaic Medical Center – Albany, who was recently named President of the Missouri Hospital Association. Dr. Dias is a family medicine physician, primarily […]
Governor Mike Parson announced that new Acting Directors will take over at the Department of Economic Development, Department of Mental Health, Department of Social Services, Office of Administration, and Department of Revenue. Department of Economic Development Maggie Kost will take over as DED Acting Director upon Director Rob Dixon’s departure on October 22, 2021. In […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its October students of the month for the character trait respect. Students selected are fifth graders Amaya White and Ezekiel Kottwitz, sixth graders Johanna Goodin and Braden May, seventh grader Emma Gifford and Henry Link, and eighth grader Kaidence Griffith and Jacob Black.
Missouri Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft, announces the launch of the Missouri Bicentennial Photo Drive, celebrating 200 years of statehood. This effort is sponsored by the Missouri State Archives, a division within his office. Starting Oct. 4, 2021, and running through August 2022, the public is invited to submit up to seven images each in […]
The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced funding for the processing of industrial hemp fiber. The Department will award grants of up to $200,000 for reimbursement of expenses associated with the expansion of processing capacity for industrial hemp fiber in Missouri. The Missouri General Assembly appropriated $700,000 to help build Missouri’s industrial hemp fiber processing infrastructure. […]
Hy-Vee, Inc. announces its new “Scan Out Hunger” initiative to help address food insecurity across its eight-state region. Beginning today through Dec. 31, Hy-Vee is joining with its customers, suppliers, and community partners to raise funds for Feeding America® with a combined goal of raising $500,000, which equates to 5 million meals. The “Scan Out […]
Governor Mike Parson announced the state of Missouri has approved more than $1.8 million in grant assistance to 19 agencies across the state to investigate and prosecute crimes that victimized children. “Criminals who victimize children must be investigated, prosecuted, and brought to justice, no matter when they commit these heinous crimes,” Governor Parson said. “The […]
The superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following promotion effective October 1, 2021, Sergeant Joseph A. Veasman, Troop F, Zone 14, commercial vehicle enforcement, is being promoted to the rank of lieutenant and assigned to the Professional Standards Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO. Veasman began his career with the Patrol on […]
Highway Patrol Troop H has announced the results of a Click It or Ticket operation in Caldwell and Clinton counties on September 24, 2021. Troopers issued 25 traffic citations, gave 52 warnings, and made three drug arrests. The Patrol advises motorists to give 100% of their attention to the job of driving.
The Department of Justice announced that the Bureau of Justice Assistance, a component of the department’s Office of Justice Programs, has awarded almost $187 million to support state, local, and tribal public safety and community justice activities. The awards, from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, are going to all 50 states, […]
Hy-Vee, Inc. announces that free Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster doses are now available at Hy-Vee’s more than 275 Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations across its eight-state region. The new booster, recently approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommended for the following Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine recipients at least six months […]
The Grundy County Health Department reports another COVID-19-related death, bringing the total to 49. Thirty-five new COVID-19 cases have also been added since September 14th, making that total 1,654. Health Department Administrator Elizabeth Gibson notes the positivity rate for the last 14 days is 14.6%. The number of active cases went down five from September […]
The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announces the arrest of Mark Scott West, 54, of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. West was arrested on Monday, September 20, 2021, for child molestation in the 2nd degree with a child less than 12 years old. Criminal investigators seek information about possible additional victims, adult […]
Highway Patrol Troop H announces a Click It or Ticket operation will be held in Caldwell and Clinton counties. Troopers will enforce all traffic violations during the operation on September 24, 2021, but there will be an emphasis on seat belt violations. The Patrol advises drivers to always wear a seat belt.
Governor Mike Parson announced three appointments to various boards and commissions and filled two-county office vacancies. Teresa Creek, of Memphis, was appointed as the Scotland County Recorder of Deeds. Ms. Creek has served as the Deputy Recorder for the Scotland County Recorder of Deeds Office since 2019. Prior to joining the Recorder’s Office, she worked as […]
Livingston County Health Center announces an upcoming opportunity for county residents to receive their vaccination for influenza for the 2021-2022 flu season. A Curbside Flu Shot Clinic will be held on Wednesday, September 22nd from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in their parking lot at 800 Adam Drive. County residents 18 and older can get […]
The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Inc. is excited to announce 184 individual scholarships were awarded in the amount of $214,300 to graduating seniors in the Class of 2021. The Community Foundation administers 98 scholarship funds for students in the 18 counties of Northwest Missouri and beyond. The following high schools had at least one […]
After releasing the findings of a voter fraud investigation involving two St. Charles County voters, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft went on record to make clear his intentions regarding voter integrity by announcing his plan to keep voting secure and accurate in upcoming Missouri elections while making sure no voter is turned away from the […]
The community of Chula announces several events for their Street Fair on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Biscuits and gravy will be served at the Chula Community Center from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday. There will be a fish fry Saturday evening from 5:30 to 7 o’clock also at the Chula community center. Free will donations […]
BTC Bank has announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase 1st Cameron State Bank with two locations in Cameron, Missouri. Terms of the purchase provide for BTC Bank to acquire substantially all of the assets, deposits, and liabilities associated with 1st Cameron State Bank. “BTC Bank is excited to welcome 1st Cameron State […]