Heart Health

Governor Parson takes action to curb rising healthcare premiums for Missourians

Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 1913, creating the Missouri Health Insurance Innovation Task Force. The Governor’s action aims to curb rising healthcare premiums and increase access and competition in health insurance markets for all Missourians. It is imperative that the State of Missouri develop comprehensive and innovative ways to transform the health insurance market […]

Suspect Jamey Aaron Griffin in Shooting of Trenton Police Officer

Trenton man charged with shooting officer Jasmine Diab has case continued to July 2, 2019

The Trenton man charged with wounding a Trenton police officer last Friday is to be In the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court July 2nd to set a preliminary hearing date. Thirty-eight-year-old Jamey Griffin was to have had a court appearance on Thursday (today) via video for arraignment, however, an attorney for Griffin filed […]

Heavy Equipment Repairing a Levee

MoDOT extends weight allowance for truckloads of aggregate used in flood relief and levee repair

The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced an extension of an allowance for heavier-than-normal truckloads of rock, sand, and gravel to travel on Missouri highways in flood relief and for levee and other public infrastructure flood repair.  The waiver allows private and for-hire motor carriers to haul up to 10% more than their licensed weight […]

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North Mercer Board of Education approves budget amendments

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved 2018-2019 budget amendments and adopted the 2019-2020 budget at a meeting Monday evening. Budget amendments included revenues increasing by $101,651 and expenses decreasing by $1,031. The end of the fiscal year budget projects an overall increase of $47,348. The 2019-2020 budget projects revenues at $3,076,880 and expenditures […]


Washington man extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Rockport, Washington man facing non-support charges in Grundy County has been returned to Grundy County. Forty-two-year-old Benjamin Milazzo was arrested in Snohomish County, Washington, a waiver was signed, and he was returned to Grundy County Tuesday. Milazzo has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor non-support and one […]

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MoDOT grants weight allowance for truckloads of aggregate used in flood relief

In response to flooding and the state of emergency declared by Gov. Parson over the weekend, the Missouri Department of Transportation will allow heavier-than-normal truckloads of rock, sand, and gravel to travel on Missouri highways. The allowance will help get flood-fighting supplies to communities and expedite needed repairs of roads, levees, railroads, etc. While the […]

Missouri State Parks

Missouri State Parks offers free camping for Missouri residents displaced by flooding

Missouri residents, who have been displaced by recent flooding, are eligible to stay in any Missouri State Park campground without cost. “Our hearts go out to those who have had to leave their homes to find safety,” said Carol Comer, director of Missouri Department of Natural Resources. “We hope people can find some comfort in […]