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Audio: Missouri set to resume food stamp recertification process on July 1, 2020

Missouri is set to restart its food stamp recertification process on July 1. The process was suspended during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, but the Department of Social Services will begin checking again on Missourians getting food stamps to ensure they still qualify for the benefits. More than 16,000 SNAP households in Missouri are […]

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Key health committee senators urge making COVID-19 antibodies test free for everyone

Senators Roy Blunt and Lamar Alexander, chairmen of the two Senate committees responsible for health policy and spending said, “Health professionals agree that Americans who have had the disease are almost certainly immune for a time and can go back to work and back to school without contracting the disease again or exposing others. Free […]

Bridge Work

Newtown Branch Bridge on Sullivan County Route 139 will open to traffic April 12

The Newtown Branch Bridge on Sullivan County Route 139 has been closed for a replacement project since January. Contractors from Widel, Inc., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, plan to reopen the bridge Friday, April 12. A resurfacing project for Route 139 in the same area, held over from 2018, is scheduled to resume […]

Ministerial Alliance

Trenton Ministerial Alliance offers financial assistance to both residents and non-residents

The Trenton Area Ministerial Alliance has a Transient/Benevolence Ministry available for individuals visiting the community. Steve Merrin with the Ministerial Alliance says one of the alliance’s major components is service, which involves reaching out and helping those in need. He explains money is set aside within the alliance’s budget for the ministry and is one […]

Abortion

Audio: Federal appeals court rules in favor of stronger abortion clinic requirements

(Missourinet) – A federal appeals court has ruled Missouri can enforce laws that pro-choice groups say will sharply reduce access to abortion.      The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a 2017 decision that blocked enforcement of the laws. The regulations require abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges and abortion clinics to […]