Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA teams canvassing disaster-designated counties to assist survivors

FEMA outreach teams will begin canvassing Missouri communities affected by the flooding and severe weather in the 20 counties included in this week’s federal disaster declaration to help impacted Missourians register for federal disaster assistance. The teams, known as Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams (DSATs), are working in counties designated as federal disaster areas to assist […]

Disaster Declaration

Missouri requests second federal disaster declaration this year in response to flooding and tornadoes

Acting on behalf of Governor Mike Parson, Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe requested that President Donald Trump issue a major disaster declaration to assist residents and businesses in 41 Missouri counties that have been hard hit by flooding, tornadoes, and severe storms beginning on April 29 and continuing throughout the spring. “Historic long-term flooding continues to devastate families, businesses, […]

Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter

Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki attend Law Enforcement Recognition Week

Livingston County Sheriff Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki attended Law Enforcement Recognition Week at Silver Dollar City Tuesday. Sheriff Steve Cox says the two took part in demonstrations from different K-9 units in the state and surrounding areas. Those demonstrations included narcotics detection, obedience, apprehension, and bite work. The attendance was estimated at 750 […]

BTC Bank

BTC Area Youth Benefit Corporation’s “Fore the Kids Golf Tournament” raises over $20,000

The BTC Area Youth Benefit Corporation’s “Fore the Kids Golf Tournament” recently raised $20,152.00 to benefit area youth. BTC Bank Marketing Assistant Ashley Woody says the money was raised through sponsorships, golfing teams, a silent auction, a raffle, and hole contests. There were four levels of sponsors and Copeland Development and Construction Company, Incorporated was […]

Dairy Cattle

MU dairy first to use new breeding system in grazing herd

Early breeding allows lactating cows to be put on grass at peak quality and quantity when the nutritional need of cows is highest. Researchers at the University of Missouri’s Foremost Dairy Research Center near Columbia are the first to use the Double Ovsynch timed artificial insemination (AI) protocol with a grazing dairy herd. This year […]