Missouri Department of Conservation Website

Hunting clinic for youth with terminal or chronic illness to be held east of Unionville

The Missouri Department of Conservation is partnering with the Missouri Disabled Sportsmen and Outdoor Dream Foundation to offer an opportunity for youth with terminal or chronic illness to participate in a hunting clinic and mentored deer hunt east of Unionville. The clinic for youth ages six to 15 will begin at the Rest Inn Him […]

Shooting Graphic

Missouri man who shot police officer, then himself, pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A St. Louis, Missouri, man who shot a law enforcement officer before shooting himself pleaded guilty in federal court to drug trafficking and illegally discharging a firearm in Joplin, Missouri. E.F. Fitchpatrick, Jr., 46, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and one count of […]

Leadership Northwest Missouri Class of 2020

Twenty four participants begin Leadership Northwest Missouri Program

Twenty-Four women and men make up the 2020 class of Leadership Northwest Missouri, an annual series of sessions that bring together existing and emerging leaders from throughout a 19-county region to discover and sharpen their leadership skills, explore regional issues, and build a network of contacts throughout Northwest Missouri. The 2020 class began with a […]

MoDOT Snowplow

Due to nature of upcoming winter weather, MoDOT says “pretreatment of roads not practical”

A winter weather system will enter the state Wednesday morning bringing a potential for a wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet, snow, and rain mixed with snow throughout the day and into Friday. This is a slow-moving front and will produce a variety of precipitation over the next three days. Travelers are urged to remain […]

Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

The American flag, the P.O.W. flag, and the Missouri State flag (Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison)

Missouri State Fair accepting nominations for veteran/active military “Honorees of the Day”

To honor our service men and women, the Missouri State Fair is teaming up with Capital Materials, Retrieving Freedom, Inc. & Starline Brass to present a new event called the Military Flag Ceremony. Veterans and active service members from across Missouri are eligible to be honored one of the eleven days during the Missouri State […]

Leadership Chillicothe

Application deadline for Leadership Chillicothe fast approaching

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce has designed a program to enhance the professional and personal skill sets of local individuals in 2019. Leadership Chillicothe will focus on community issues and leadership topics over a structured seven-month course. “The deadline for applying to this year’s class is March 22. We have had several apply at […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton Chamber of Commerce to hold ribbon cutting

The Princeton Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon cutting and monthly meeting on Thursday, February 14th. The ribbon cutting will be held at 12 noon at Fernwood Retreat, the location of the former Sonrise Christian Home. Princeton Chamber President Kelly Bertrand reports the large building, erected in 1921, has been remodeled and available for bookings such […]