Coronavirus Concerns

Local schools and organizations announce cancellations and closures due to Coronavirus concerns

Due to concerns of spreading the Coronavirus, announcements continue to be made regarding cancellation or postponement of area community events and school information. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with Governor Mike Parson, has recommended no public gatherings of 50 or more people through April 30th except for schools, daycare facilities, and businesses. […]

Jesse Hall University Missouri

University of Missouri cancels some “in-person” classes

The University of Missouri will cancel some in-person classes amid the growing outbreak of novel coronavirus. In-person classes were canceled as of 5 o’clock Wednesday, extending through Sunday. Faculty were asked to plan to teach remotely next week, (March 16 to 20). Existing online classes will continue as scheduled. Spring break for M-U happens the […]

Fence on Farm

Program on Missouri fence laws set at locations throughout the state

University of Missouri Extension specialists will explain Missouri’s complicated fence laws 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, at locations throughout the state. “Missouri continues to have a complicated fence law,” says Joe Koenen, MU Extension agricultural business specialist. “Two separate laws cover the state, and they vary county to county. Both laws are subject to interpretation.” […]

Secret Santa

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department seeking public support for Secret Santa Project

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for support of its Annual Secret Santa Project to help residents having a difficult time due to uncontrollable situations. Sheriff Steve Cox says the goal of the project “is to help kind-hearted people with a hand up, show…good things happen to good people, and share…love and friendship….” In […]

Grain Belt Express

Audio: Missouri House expected to vote Tuesday on Grain Belt related legislation

The Missouri House is expected to vote Tuesday on Grain Belt-related legislation and Brian Hauswirth with Missourinet files this report.     Frankford GOP State Representative Jim Hansen has filed legislation which says no private entity has the power of eminent domain for the purposes of building above-ground merchant lines. Bill supporters include the Missouri […]

Pfc. Stoney Tyler, of Rolla, who serves with 335th Engineer Platoon (Area Clearance), competes for the 35th Engineer Brigade at the Missouri National Guard's Best Warrior contest at Camp Crowder in Neosho, Missouri, the first week of April 2013. The training and competition determines the state Guard's soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year.

Two soldiers claim Missouri Guard Best Warrior honors

Following five days of intense physical and mental challenges, two citizen-soldiers came out on top at the Missouri Army National Guard’s Best Warrior contest at Camp Crowder in Neosho. Pfc. Stoney Tyler, representing the 35th Engineer Brigade in Fort Leonard Wood, earned the winner’s slot in the soldier category. Staff Sgt. Derick Moudy, battling for […]

Missouri Governor's Mansion Tree Lighting

Tree lighting ceremony and candlelight tours of Governor’s mansion Open to Public

Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson will light the 2018 Missouri Governor’s Mansion Christmas trees in a ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 30. The public is invited to attend the lighting ceremony and Candlelight Tours. The tours will begin immediately following the lighting ceremony. Doors will be open until 9 p.m. […]

Secret Santa

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department to continue Secret Santa Project this year

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office will continue its annual Secret Santa Project. Sheriff Steve Cox reports that he and deputies began the program in 2011and each year they accept donations from individuals and businesses in the area to help those having a difficult time due to uncontrollable situations. The goal of the Secret Santa Project […]