Medical Marijuana

Missouri’s medical marijuana facility application window closes, over 2,100 applications submitted

The medical marijuana facility application period closed at 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services received approximately 2,100 applications by the extended deadline. The application system received over 1,200 applications in the last three days, including over 800 applications in the last 24 hours. Applications are from those hoping to […]

Missouri Department of Corrections Mugshot of Shannon Watts

Inmate walks away from work site at Missouri State Fair

The Missouri Department of Corrections is reporting that at approximately 12:45 a.m. Monday, August 19, offender Shannon Dewayne Watts, Department of Corrections No. 1107639, a minimum-security inmate assigned to Tipton Correctional Center, walked away from a Missouri State Fair work site at the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia, Missouri, while on work release. The Corrections […]

Road Now Open

Route 145 in Mercer County is now open

Route 145 in Mercer County is now open to all traffic near Lake Paho. On May 9, 2019, after flooding caused a culvert to fail, crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation closed Route 145 between Route B and U.S. Route 136 west of Princeton. Due to the culvert’s location in a conservation area with […]

Rollover Accident

Newtown woman injured during crash near Milan

A Newtown resident was hurt in Sullivan County when the van she was driving overturned off Route E west of Milan. Twenty-seven-year-old Judith Vasquez was taken by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan with minor injuries. The accident happened five miles west of Milan on Route E as the westbound van slid […]

New Small Business Administration Logo

SBA economic injury disaster loans available to Missouri small businesses

Small nonfarm businesses in 100 Missouri counties and neighboring counties in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, and Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by […]

Heartland Grant Foundation Website

Heartland Foundation “CollaborACTION Grant” applications now open

Heartland Foundation is now accepting proposals for 2020 CollaborACTION grant funding. CollaborACTION grants help support collaborative solutions which are designed to champion new innovations that have the potential to impact education levels, character development and/or workforce skills. Innovative project proposals need to be a collaboration between two or more partnering organizations. Projects may focus on […]