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FCS Financial awards $51,000 in scholarships

FCS Financial recently selected 34 recipients for their Scholarship Program who will each receive a $1,500 scholarship to assist with the cost of higher education. Since 2004, more than $620,000 has been distributed through the FCS Financial Scholarship Program. The program is designed to encourage and support higher education for relatives of FCS Financial members. “As […]

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Animal health startup chooses Missouri for headquarters

Animal health tech company Scollar, Inc., has announced plans to relocate its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Kansas City, Missouri, to launch its suite of products and expand the company in the Animal Health Corridor. Scollar will scale its administrative, customer success, sales, and marketing teams in Kansas City. Designed for everything from cats to […]

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Former executives at Preferred Family Healthcare indicted for embezzlement and public corruption scheme

Two former executives of a Springfield, Mo.-based charity and an Arkansas state senator have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme that involved embezzlement, bribes and illegal campaign contributions for elected public officials in Missouri and Arkansas, announced U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison of the Western District […]

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Community Easter Egg Hunt to be held in Trenton

The Trenton Kiwanis Club and Trenton High School Key Club will host the Community Easter Egg Hunt in Trenton. Activities will start in the upper area of Moberly Park near the enclosed shelter house on the morning of April 20th at 9:30. Ambulance, fire, and area law enforcement vehicles and staff will be at the […]

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Young turkey hunters harvest 2,540 birds during youth weekend

According to preliminary data from Missouri Department of Conservation, young turkey hunters harvested 2,540 turkeys during the 2019 spring youth season, April 6 and 7th. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 61 turkeys harvested, Laclede with 56, and Texas with 52.  Warm weather and sunny skies helped increase this year’s youth-weekend harvest over last year’s […]

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Missouri foster kids flourish in families

Despite a nationwide increase in the number of kids in foster care, Missouri has made inroads in placing more kids who would otherwise remain in institutional or group settings with families.  A nationwide Annie E. Casey Foundation report looked at foster-child placement data over a 10-year period. Missouri reported about 12,000 kids in the child welfare system, […]