Food Stamps or SNAP

USDA urges states to require child support cooperation through SNAP

The U.S. Department of Agriculture published a memorandum to state agencies (PDF, 156 KB) encouraging them to require Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to cooperate with child support programs. “We want states to take action to ensure that SNAP and child support work together to help children,” said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. “Increasing […]

Barry and Peggy Boulware Book

Local Trenton authors publish children’s book

Barry and Peggy Boulware of Trenton have published two children’s books. “The Scariest Camping Trip Ever with Webster, Molly, and Hazel” was published this year, and “The Big Adventure of Webster and Molly” was published last year. The books are written about the couple’s two dogs, and “The Scariest Trip Ever” also involves the dog […]

More Cases of Chronic Wasting Disease Discovered in Area Counties

The Missouri Department of Conservation reports 41 new positive test results for chronic wasting disease (CWD) have been confirmed following its sampling and testing of more than 32,000 free-ranging Missouri deer during its 2018-2019 disease-surveillance efforts. The 41 new positive test results bring Missouri’s total CWD detections to 116 since 2012. The new positives were […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kidder woman arrested on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kidder woman in DeKalb County Friday afternoon on several allegations. Thirty-one-year-old Elysia Stone was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway. Stone was transported to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail on […]

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 […]

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North Central Missouri College selected to participate in college-level “mathematics pathways” initiative

Students at North Central Missouri College along with eight other universities and community colleges in Missouri will soon receive expanded options for mathematics courses that are more aligned to their intended majors. A new initiative, led by the Missouri Department of Higher Education in collaboration with the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of […]

Charges Filed

Gladstone man facing charges in Grundy County

A resident of Gladstone, 30-year-old Jason Edward Clay, has been arrested and faces two misdemeanor counts from an incident late last year in Grundy County. He was arrested Friday in Sullivan County. Clay is accused of resisting arrest and second-degree property damage with bond set at $3,500. Clay is scheduled for the Associate Division of […]