Prudential Spirit of Community Awards website

Missouri students recognized for outstanding volunteer service

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards bestowed top honors to two Missouri students for their exceptional acts of volunteerism in their local communities. Missouri’s 2020 youth volunteer awardees are: Abigail Mueller, Whitfield School, St. Louis Elizabeth Ravasini, Bernard C. Campbell Middle School, Lee’s Summit R-VII School District Mueller, a high school junior, created a self-image education and […]

Health News

Missouri is ‘high performer’ in public health emergency preparedness

Missouri is among states rated as high performers in public health emergency preparedness measures by a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for optimal health for people and communities through the prevention of illness and injuries. The Trust for America’s Health report “Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters, and Bioterrorism 2020” released […]

Special Olympics Missouri

2019 Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games coming to St. Joseph

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete in basketball and bowling, as well as take part in other special events. This state-level event takes place March 29-31, at various facilities in St. Joseph.  The State Indoor Games […]

Cow and cattle herd

Drought cuts pasture growth; farmers face culling cow herds

In dry weather with short pastures, Missouri cow-herd owners face tough culling decisions. One way to match cows’ needs to available grass is to sell cows.  Give careful thought to which grass eaters go first, says Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension beef nutritionist. Under drought stress, identifying those cows becomes urgent. The first cut is […]

Music Festival

Old Time Country Music Festival gets underway in Unionville tonight

Music will prevail this week when the Unionville Lions Club presents the 10th Old Time Country Music Festival starting tonight and continuing through Saturday night. Organizers report events are held in the air-conditioned building at the fairgrounds, on Highway 5, in Unionville. Tonight at 7 o’clock will be a performance by the Southern Express Band […]

Mid-America Music Festival 2018

Mid-America Music Festival announces lineup of performers for 2018 event

Organizers have announced that a band formed in Jefferson City will perform at the Mid-America Music Festival. Shaman’s Harvest will open for Black Stone Cherry at the festival at the Black Silo Winery of Trenton July 27th. The band has performed with multiple major artists and performed at multiple major festivals. Shaman’s Harvest released its […]