WIC Women Infant Children

Missouri WIC program goes electronic

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is offering families a new way to shop for WIC-approved food using an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card, eWIC. Families participating in WIC in Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Miller, Moniteau and Osage counties will be the first to use the new eWIC […]

Disaster Declaration

Missouri requests second federal disaster declaration this year in response to flooding and tornadoes

Acting on behalf of Governor Mike Parson, Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe requested that President Donald Trump issue a major disaster declaration to assist residents and businesses in 41 Missouri counties that have been hard hit by flooding, tornadoes, and severe storms beginning on April 29 and continuing throughout the spring. “Historic long-term flooding continues to devastate families, businesses, […]

MoDOT opens road to traffic

Highway 24 east of Brunswick now open

Good news for Chariton County as crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation were able to reopen both lanes of U.S. Route 24 and Route 5 east of Brunswick Monday morning after floodwaters receded and the roadway was cleared. A portion U.S. Route 24 to the west of Brunswick between Routes 11 and 41 remains […]

Accident-Crash graphic

Chillicothe teen totals pickup in Wednesday crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe resident sustained minor injuries as the result of a rollover accident half of a mile west of Chillicothe Wednesday evening. A private vehicle transported 18-year-old Blayne Hacker to Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe. Hacker drove a pickup truck west on County Road 235 when the truck reportedly failed to […]