Healthcare

New report on the Health Insurance Market in Missouri released by Missouri Department of Insurance

A new report on the health insurance markets in Missouri was recently released by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions, and Professional Registration. The report, which focuses on major medical coverage, makes use of diverse data sources to provide an overview of Missouri’s health insurance market. In addition to data possessed by the DIFP, […]

Missouri Department of Agriculture

Missouri Department of Agriculture accepting nominations for annual awards through December 7th

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is now accepting nominations for the Missouri Agriculture Awards. As part of the Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture in January, the Missouri Agriculture Awards will honor six individuals that strive to innovate their farm or ranch, give back to their communities, commit to land stewardship or stand as a great example […]

Donald McCreary

Missing Moberly man, subject of Endangered Silver Advisory, found dead

An elderly Moberly man who was the subject of an Endangered Silver Advisory due to being reported missing was pronounced dead after a traffic accident. Fatally injured was 81-year old Donald McCreary of Moberly who was involved in a motor vehicle accident Friday morning two miles west of Moberly on Route BB. The eastbound sports […]

Senator Dan Hegeman

Senator Dan Hegeman selected as Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman

Incoming Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz announced his intention to appoint Senator Dan Hegeman as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The 100th Missouri General Assembly will convene its first regular legislative session on Wednesday, January 9. The Appropriations Committee is tasked with giving preliminary approval to the state operating budget for each fiscal […]

Livingston County Sheriff Car

Investigation into assault and theft in Utica results in citation

The investigation continues on a reported assault and theft of a smoker outside of a residence in Utica. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports it was alleged that an estranged family member who lives in another county came to the residence, assaulted a juvenile and young adult, unplugged the electric smoker, and removed a partially […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Callao teen crashes on Highway 3, arrested on Macon County warrant for stealing

The Highway Patrol reports a Callao resident sustained moderate injuries when the sports utility vehicle he drove lost control on an ice-covered area of Highway 3 north of Callao Wednesday afternoon and was later arrested. An ambulance transported 18-year-old Tyreese Mills to the Samaritan Hospital in Macon. Mills traveled south on Highway 3 when he […]

Riak Deng Mugshot

Traffic stop in Livingston County results in dangerously drunk driver being arrested

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a traffic stop for speeding resulted in the arrest of a Kansas City, Missouri man for allegedly driving while intoxicated, driving while revoked or suspended, and other traffic violations. Online court information shows 35-year-old Riak Deng has been charged with felony DWI—aggravated.  Bond was set at $25,000 cash only, […]

Child being examined by doctor

Number of uninsured children grows in Missouri

About 75,000 children in Missouri lacked health insurance in 2017, or about 5.1 percent, according to a new report from Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families.  That’s a small increase over 2016 and is just above the national average, which increased from 4.7 to 5 percent. Amanda Schneider, director of the Medical-Legal Partnership at Legal Services […]