Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves contracts for entertainment at Calamity Jane Days

The Princeton City Council approved service contracts at its meeting Tuesday evening. City Clerk Danette Snapp reports the approved service contracts included one for $2,500 for five shows of a melodrama at Calamity Jane Days. Three service contracts were approved for the Princeton Chamber of Commerce. Those included one for $150 for the National Anthem […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves service contract requests

The Princeton City Council approved service contract requests, liquor licenses, and fireworks permit at its meeting Thursday evening. Deputy City Clerk Corey Willett reports the council approved the Mercer County Fair Board’s request for a service contract for the Country Style Band for $1,000. The council approved the Princeton Chamber of Commerce’s request for a […]

Food Stamps or SNAP

Audio: State Auditor to announce results of probe into Missouri’s delivery of food stamps

State Auditor Nicole Galloway will announce results of an examination of the state’s delivery of the federal program that used to be known as food stamps.     The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is managed by the state’s Department of Social Services. Galloway announced the audit more than a year ago to examine safeguards […]

Notebook with tax credit sign on a table.

Several Missouri tax credits see chopping block, including low income housing

(MissouriNet) – Several Missouri tax credits will not be issued beginning in July, including one to finance low-income housing. The Missouri Housing Development Commission – MHDC – killed off the housing program in the current fiscal year, claiming it has a poor rate of return. Republican House Budget Chair Scott Fitzpatrick said his committee’s decision […]

Farmers Market

Doubling food stamp benefits at Missouri farmers’ markets

Farmers’ markets are pulling out all of the stops as a guilt-free alternative as many people stuff themselves silly during the holidays.  Known for their fresh produce, meats, and dairy, farmers’ markets are now attracting lower-income families with incentives through various government food-aid programs such as SNAP and WIC.  Corrina Smith, executive director of Columbia […]