Food Stamps or SNAP

Audio: Some Missouri charities stepping in to help food stamp recipients during shutdown

Some charities across Missouri are helping food stamp recipients during the government shutdown. Tom Faulkner with Crosslines food pantry in Springfield says it’s what will happen with food stamp distribution in March.     Crosslines’ Tom Faulkner says the change could put a strain on its operation.     February food stamps are being issued […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Audio: Additional details released on proposed shuttering of Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron

Story by Alisa Nelson of Missourinet The Crossroads Correctional Center in northwest Missouri’s Cameron could be closing. Governor Mike Parson’s state budget proposal includes shuttering the prison and moving the inmates and many of the workers to the other prison in town – the Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC).     “As governor, I am […]

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 […]

From left, Cindy Collier, Mayor Pro Tem; Thresa Kussman, City Council; Donald Grotjan, City Council; Joni DeWeese, City Clerk; Jeff Tindle, CCMH Chief Executive Officer; Kristen Butterfield, Brunswick Youth Development Initiative Committee President; Cindy Gilman, CCMH Associate Chief Nursing Officer; and Jessica Elliott, Brunswick Youth Development Initiative Committee Member. (Rachel Arth/CCMH)

Carroll County Memorial Hospital makes donation to Brunswick Youth Development Initiative Committee

Carroll County Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Jeff Tindle presented the Brunswick Youth Development Initiative Committee with a $5,000 check Wednesday, January 9, at the Brunswick City Council meeting. “CCMH has many employees that reside in Brunswick and we have the honor of taking care of the healthcare needs of many residents,” Tindle said. “Rural […]

Tax Form

Despite government shutdown, IRS confirms tax filing season to begin January 28

Despite the government shutdown, the Internal Revenue Service today confirmed that it will process tax returns beginning January 28, 2019, and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled. “We are committed to ensuring that taxpayers receive their refunds notwithstanding the government shutdown. I appreciate the hard work of the employees and their commitment to the taxpayers […]

Border Wall between United States and Mexico

Audio: Missouri Congress members back or oppose President Trump’s border wall demand to end shutdown on party lines

Missouri Congress members are sharply divided along party lines over support for President Trump’s demand for a border wall to end a government shutdown. Republican Representative Vicky Hartzler says she was against a bill passed by a voice vote in the GOP controlled Senate in December to temporarily fund the government without wall funding.   […]

Partial Government Shutdown

Audio: Missouri Congressman thinks shutdown could last for several weeks

East-central Missouri Republican Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer thinks the federal government shutdown could last several more weeks. He says both sides are not budging.     Luetkemeyer says the legal immigration system should be fixed.     Congress is expected to get back to work about funding the federal government.  East-central Missouri Republican Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer thinks […]