Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections announces plan to consolidate Crossroads and Western correctional facilities

The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced a new plan that, if approved by the General Assembly, will help address two chronic department issues: a staffing shortage and low employee wages. The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center (CRCC) and Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC), both in Cameron, Missouri. The plan calls for moving […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council approves new shut-off policy for TMU, update presented on sewer plant upgrades

Several topics related to Trenton Municipal Utilities were approved during last evening’s meeting of the Trenton City Council. The council voted six to nothing to proceed with Burns and McDonnel engineering to proceed with designing the headworks project at the sewer plant. Other improvements are underway in the design-build project at the sewer plant where […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton City Council overrides Mayor’s veto, hires law firm in regard to land and fire department burn tower

The Trenton City Council last night over-rode the Mayor’s veto and selected a special tax attorney to prepare legal documents related to the financing of the fire departments’ burn training tower and land development. The agreement is with the public finance law firm Gilmore and Bell. The company was represented at last evenings’ city council meeting […]

Vote

Three file for positions within city of Trenton

Filings continued this morning at Trenton City Hall subject to the April 2nd municipal election. Filing this morning for Mayor of Trenton was Linda A. Crooks of 105 Town and Country Lane. Filing previously for Mayor were Incumbent Nick McHargue and current 2nd ward councilman Larry Porter. The term of mayor is four years long. A […]

Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education renews insurance policy

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved the renewal of its Missouri United School Insurance Council insurance policy with an optional umbrella policy. Secretary Heather Turner reports the insurance will cost $39,442, which is an increase from last year. The umbrella policy will be paid later. The board approved the school audit from Westbrook and […]