Local and Regional News

8/1-SPEAKOUT 8/4


DAVID LEE'S GUEST ON SPEAKOUT ON MONDAY WILL BE CLINTON MAYOR GREG LOWE AS THE CITY OF CLINTON IS FEATURED ON THIS PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM ON THE FIRST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH. LISTEN IN AT 9:40AM ON KDKD FM AND INTERNET, 12:15PM ON KDKD AM1280 AND YOU CAN HEAR IT FOR A WEEK AT WWW.WESTCENTRALMOINFO.COM.
 

8/1-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Arrests from Clinton and Butler.

8/1-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
July 31, 2014 0700 a.m.- August 1, 2014

8/1-Protecting Consumers


Treasurer Zweifel announces new social media campaign to enhance financial literacy among Missourians
Treasurer Zweifel connects with Missourians over social media to strengthen consumer protection and personal finance

8/1-Helping Veterans


McCaskill: Veterans Bill ‘an example of what’s possible’ when Politics is Set Aside
Bipartisan legislation provides resources for new VA clinic in Cape Girardeau
 
 

8/1-Documenting War-Related Injuries


Senator Blunt, Colleagues Announce Plan To Make It Easier For Servicemembers & Veterans To Document War-Related Injuries

8/1-A Roundtable with Law Enforcement


Gov. Nixon discusses mental health initiative during roundtable with law enforcement in St. Joseph
New mental health liaisons work with law enforcement and connect Missourians with mental illness with the care they need
 

8/1-Henry Co. Commission to Meet


Henry County Commission
Open Meeting
2nd Floor Henry County Courthouse
100 W Franklin, Rm 210, Clinton, MO
9:00 a.m., Tuesday August 5, 2014

8/1-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Friday, August 1
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/31-Sign Up for Livestock Disaster Assistance


Livestock Disaster Assistance Sign-up Underway
The signup period for multiple livestock disaster programs opened on April 15, 2014. These disaster programs are authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill as permanent programs and provide retroactive authority to cover losses that occurred on or after Oct. 1, 2011.
 

8/1-From the Brownfield Network


Beef demand continues to amaze, plus ten other stories.

 

8/1-Bill is Filed


Campus sexual assault bill filed (AUDIO)

MONet  August 1, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Senator McCaskill hopes for quick Senate action on the campus sexual assault bill she has been working on for several months.
 

8/1-It's Underway!


School supplies sales tax holiday starts (AUDIO)

MONet  July 31, 2014 By Bob Priddy

The annual school supplies sales tax holiday has started, but not for a lot of cities and counties. And for some people, sales tax holidays happen every day.
 

7/31-Henry Co. Commission Meets


HENRY COUNTY COMMISSION, HENRY COUNTY MISSOURI
TUESDAY JULY 29, 2014, 9th DAY OF THE JULY 2014 TERM
The Henry County Commission met pursuant to adjournment at the courthouse in Clinton, Missouri.

7/31-SPEAKOUT 8/4-8/7


KDKD'S SPEAKOUT CAN BE HEARD ONCE AGAIN THIS MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. OUR GUEST ON MONDAY WILL BE CLINTON MAYOR GREG LOWE...THE CLINTON POLICE DEPT. WILL BE FEATURED ON TUESDAY...HENRY CO. PROSECUTOR RICHARD SHIELDS ON WED...AND WE'LL TALK THE ANNUAL UCM ATHLETICS DINNER AND AUCTION FUNDRAISER ON THURSDAY.

7/31-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
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July 30, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 31, 2014

7/31-They Ask You to Vote No


Why Farmers and Local Food Supporters Should Vote No on Amendment 1

7/31-Saving Money in MO and Clinton!


The annual Missouri back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday, Aug. 1, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 3.
 

7/31-Helping Vets With Their Health Care


Hartzler and House take action to improve access to and quality of health care for veterans
 
 

7/31-Free Meals at School


New Program Makes Free Meals Available for Missouri School Kids
Jefferson City, MO - Free breakfasts and lunches for all kids could be coming to many Missouri schools this fall, thanks to the expansion of a highly successful federal program.
 

7/31-A Family Says More Needs to be Done


A grieving husband said more must be done to save the lives of people with Alzheimer's disease who wander away from their homes.
 
Howard Cook knows what it feels like to search for someone who disappeared.

7/31-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Thursday, July 31
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/31-Defrauding Consumers


Attorney General Koster obtains $344,000 judgment against fraudulent home remodeling contractor operating in the Kansas City-area
 

7/31-Body Still Unidentified


Investigators said Wednesday that they had not identified the body that was found on Sunday afternoon next to Crabtree Cove at Stockton Lake.   The FBI did release a description of him, however.

7/31-Protecting Kids


U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says the passage of federal legislation should provide assistance to Missouri centers that aid child victims of violent crimes.
 

7/31-Can You Help Solve Vandalism?


The Clinton Police Department is investigating a rash of vandalism to city owned property. Specifically, the Clinton Parks and Recreation Department.
 

7/31-Butler Man Has Fun With the President


KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Victor Fugate introduced the president and warmed up the crowd at the Uptown Theater on Wednesday.

7/31-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


No accidents and arrests from Sedalia and Butler.

7/31-From the Brownfield Network


NCBA hammers away at EPA’s water rule, plus other stories.

 

7/31-The Lottery for the Veterans


Veterans’ lottery ticket on Tuesday ballot (AUDIO)

MONet  July 31, 2014 By Bob Priddy

One of the issues on next Tuesday’s ballot has no recognized opposition.
Blue Springs State Representative Sheila Solon has been trying to get this issue to the ballot for four years since learning the Veterans Trust Fund was going broke.

7/31-The President in KC(two stories)


President Obama bashes Congress, calls for end to cynicism (AUDIO)

MONet  July 30, 2014 By Bob Priddy

President Obama has lambasted Congress as being out of touch with the average American family, and calls today’s House authorization for a lawsuit against him “a political stunt.”
 

7/30-The White House Like WGU


White House Report Praises WGU Missouri's Model

WGU Missouri's parent university is recognized for providing affordable, competency-based postsecondary education.

7/30-Back Behind Bars


An extended weekend of freedom for a man who escaped the Pettis County Jail on Thursday ended with an early morning wake-up call from local law enforcement on Wednesday.

7/30-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Two from Clinton and one each from Deepwater and KC.

7/30-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
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July29, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 30, 2014

7/30-Financial Fraud and Older Americans


SURVEY:  LAWYERS READY TO JOIN IN MAJOR PUSH TO SPOT AND REPORT FINANCIAL FRAUD TARGETING OLDER AMERICANS

New Partnership Between ABA, Investor Protection Trust, and Investor Protection Institute Follows 2010 Launch of “Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation” Prevention Program With Health Care Professionals.
 

7/30-Voters to Decide Road Funding Issue


...and Direction for MO
St. Louis, MO – A controversial proposal which would raise the sales tax in order to pay for road projects will go before Missouri voters next week, and some environmental groups say it represents the wrong priorities for the state.
 

7/30-Latest from the Henry Co. Commission


HENRY COUNTY COMMISSION, HENRY COUNTY MISSOURI
THURSDAY JULY 24th, 2014, 8th DAY OF THE JULY 2014 TERM

The Henry County Commission met pursuant to adjournment at the courthouse in Clinton, Missouri.
Those members present were: Jim Stone-Presiding Commissioner
Daniel Doll-North District Commissioner
Jim Talley-South District Commissioner
Rick Watson- County Clerk

7/30-Not Only Will it Close, But it Will Come Down As Well


OSCEOLA, Mo. - This town in St. Clair County is losing a landmark, a major employer, and full service medical care.  Sac-Osage Hospital is closing as part of a consolidation with Citizens Memorial Hospital, which is based in Bolivar.

7/30-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Wednesday, July 30
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/30-Amendment 9


The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures. A proposed Missouri constitutional amendment would explicitly extend those legal protections to text messages, emails and other electronic communications.
 

7/30-Phone Scam in Harrrisonville


The Harrisonville Police Department wants to warn citizens of a telephone scam being conducted in Harrisonville by a company, "Collections and Disconnect."

7/30-Checking Drivers in Cass Co.


The Cass County Sheriff's Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint during the month of August.

7/30-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


No accidents to report but two arrests from Windsor and Warsaw.

7/30-From the Brownfield Network


Money available for minority, veteran farmers...plus one other story.

7/30-It's a Nice Summer For...


TICKS!! (AUDIO)

MONet  July 29, 2014 By Bob Priddy

The mild summer has made the woods a little more dangerous in Missouri. 

7/29-Butler Man to Intro the President


BUTLER, Mo - Victor Fugate will introduce President Barack Obama and have dinner with him Tuesday."My biggest thought has been to make sure I don't get anything really dirty at the restaurant and get food on my shirt and embarrass myself in front of the president," he said.

7/29-Humane Society Says to Vote No


Statement from Humane Society of Missouri Regarding Amendment 1

7/29-The Farm Bill and Crop Insurance


USDA Implements Key Farm Bill Crop Insurance Provision

7/29-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Three arrests, all from Clinton.

7/29-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
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July28, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 29, 2014

7/29-Enrollment Open for SFCC-Clinton Fall Semester


CLINTON—Returning and new students may now enroll for fall semester classes at State Fair Community College-Clinton at the Truman Regional Education Center (TREC), 1701 N. Second St.

7/29-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Tuesday, July 29
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/29-Body Found Near Stockton Lake


STOCKTON, Mo. - A couple on a hike found a body on Sunday afternoon at Crabtree Cove on Stockton Lake.

7/29-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


An injury from Holden plus two other accidents in West-Central MO.

7/29-From the Brownfield Network


Subcommittee hears pros, cons of SNAP...plus five other stories.

 

7/29-Transportation Tax Supporter Says...


choice is crucial

MONet  July 29, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Backers of the transportation sales tax on the ballot a week from today say it’s the only chance Missourians have to adequately finance future transportation needs.
 

7/29-Mass Grave Dedicated...


from Civil War Battle of Moore’s Mill

MONet  July 28, 2014 By Missourinet Contributor

Reporting and photography: Bill Wise, Missourinet
Today in 1862, the Civil War Battle of Moore’s Mill was waged near the central Missouri Town of Calwood. Some of the dead Union and Confederate soldiers were buried in a mass grave near the site of the battle.

7/28-From the Henry Co. Health Center


Latest tips, news, updates and more.

7/28-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Two arrests from Clinton and Warsaw and one from Brownington.

7/28-Sales Tax Holiday Coming Up


By state law, the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday.

7/28-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
July25, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 28, 2014

7/28-Know Your Sodium


Missouri, Do You Know Your Sodium Level?
St. Louis, MO - While many Missourians are taking steps to improve their diets, health experts are concerned they are still getting too much sodium, which can increase the risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke.
 

7/28-From U.S. Rep. Hartzler


View From the Capitol – Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler’s Newsletter for the Week of July 21-25, 2014
 
Good Day,
 
This week, the House passed additional legislation to address the horrific crime of human trafficking, approving two bills I co-sponsored.

7/28-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/28-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Dept.


St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
News Release for July 21-27, 2014
 
    St. Clair County Sheriff Office deputies took a variety of reports during the week of July 27. Sheriff Scott Keeler said deputies made several arrests and took reports of theft, burglary, property damage and fraud.

7/28-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Injuries from Clinton, Drexel, Blairstown and others, plus arrests from Drexel, Warsaw and Raymore.

7/28-From the Brownfield Network


Koster lends support to Missouri’s Amendment 1, plus other stories for the Show-Me State.

 

7/28-Convicted Killer Compares...


Gov. Nixon, Missouri to Hitler, Mengele, Auschwitz (AUDIO)

MONet  July 28, 2014 By Mike Lear

43-year-old Michael Shane Worthington is scheduled to be executed early the morning of August 6 for the 1995 murder of his neighbor, Melinda Griffin. Griffin was found raped and strangled in her Lake St. Louis condo.

7/28-Transportation Tax Opponents...


say it’s the wrong way (AUDIO)

MONet  July 28, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Missourians will decide a week from tomorrow if they’ll  pay more sales taxes to keep money flowing into state roads and bridges.
 

7/25-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
July24, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 25, 2014

7/25-New Jobs in North KC


Gov. Nixon helps international aviation support company open facility at KCI; project creating 500 new jobs

7/25-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Friday, July 25
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/25-Searching for an Inmate


The Pettis County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an inmate who escaped from the Pettis County Jail shortly before 10pm Thursday.

7/25-Transportation and Money in MO


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - You may have seen the TV ads urging you to vote yes on Amendment 7.  It’s transportation sales tax initiative that would raise billions of dollars for new road and highway projects.

7/25-Money For an Issue


JEFFERSON CITY The fight over the so-called “right to farm” constitutional amendment on the Aug. 5 ballot just got a lot more interesting.
 

7/25-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


An injury from Clinton and an arrest from Osceola.

7/25-From the Brownfield Network


Rural Council commits billions to infrastructure projects, plus three other stories.

 

7/25-Not All Agree...


that Missouri should monitor prescription drugs

MONet  July 25, 2014 By Mike Lear

As a New York Times article highlighted this week, Missouri is the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP), but not everyone agrees on how big a problem that is.

7/25-State Supreme Court...


sets execution date for convicted murderer Leon Taylor

MONet July 24, 2014 By Mike Lear

The State Supreme Court has set a date for the execution of convicted murderer Leon Taylor.

7/24-Latest from Henry Co. Commission


HENRY COUNTY COMMISSION, HENRY COUNTY MISSOURI
TUESDAY JULY 22, 2014, 7th DAY OF THE JULY 2014 TERM
The Henry County Commission met pursuant to adjournment at the courthouse in Clinton, Missouri.

7/24-From Gov. Nixon


Missouri Soil and Water Districts will lose up to $5 million in funding for programs to help farmers if special breaks passed by the legislature become law, Gov. Nixon says
 

7/24-Healthcare Jobs Requiring Less Education...


Are Growing Rapidly
 
Brookings Releases First-Ever Metro-Level Analysis of 
Less Educated Healthcare Workforce

7/24-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
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July23, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 24, 2014

7/24-Creating Jobs in Rural USA


White House Rural Council Announces $10 Billion Private Investment Fund to Finance Job-Creating Infrastructure Projects in Rural America

7/24-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Three arrests, all from Clinton.

7/24-Getting Those From Over There to Come Over Here


Senators Blunt, Klobuchar Applaud Committee Passage Of Bipartisan Bill To Reauthorize Brand USA

7/24-Food and Ag Research


USDA Secretary Announces Creation of Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research

7/24-Operation Benchmark


American Soybean Association And FarmLink Team Up To Launch "Operation Benchmark," Helping Farmers Improve Yields

7/24-Racing to Read


MO Kids "Racing To Read" Thanks to Library Grants
Jefferson City, MO - Missouri libraries are reporting great success so far this summer with the Racing to Read program, an early childhood literacy initiative established by the Missouri Secretary of State.
 

7/24-Tuition Discounts and Seamless Transfer


Missouri's Community Colleges and WGU Missouri Announce Landmark Agreement

Partnership provides community college graduates with tuition discounts and seamless transfer to state-endorsed online university

7/24-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Thursday, July 24
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/24-Making Sure Money Goes to Education


Gov. Nixon orders comprehensive review to ensure Missouri Lottery keeps its promise to public schools

7/24-Adrian Resident Named to Board of Governors


Nixon names new student member of UCM board
(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon recently appointed Elizabeth Wood of Adrian, Missouri, as the student representative of the University of Central Missouri board of governors.

7/24-Sac-Osage Hospital to Close


OSCEOLA, Mo. -- Sac-Osage Hospital in Osceola will soon close its doors. Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar is about 35 miles away from Osceola.

7/24-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


A four-fatality accident happened in Camden Co. and one of those dead is a 56 year old man from Warsaw.

7/24-From the Brownfield Network


Managing risk also means lowering cost, plus one other story.

 

7/24-'Sex and the City' Star's Family History...


of murder, abuse and incarceration in Missouri

MONet  July 23, 2014 By Mike Lear

One award-winning actress’ look at her family history has offered Missourians a look at their state’s history.
 

7/24-MO Senators Discuss...


rulings on federal health care subsidies

MONet  July 23, 2014 By Mike Lear

It is likely the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether subsidies for insurance coverage under the federal healthcare reform law will continue to be available, after conflicting federal appeals court rulings about them this week.

7/23-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
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July22, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 23, 2014

7/23-Archie and Lincoln Women Win Awards


(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The 2014 Missouri State Fair announced today two outstanding female agriculturalists, selected in a second annual contest sponsored by Monsanto.

7/23-Clinton Police Dept. Arrest Report


A 23 year old from Clinton.

7/23-MO National Guard Releases Episode Six of 'MO Guard TV'


Missouri National Guard releases episode six of 'MO Guard TV'

By Dana Elise Smith
Mo.ngpao@mail.mil

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri National Guard has released its sixth episode of "MO Guard TV," a half-hour television program showcasing the efforts of Citizen-Soldiers, Airmen and Family members throughout the Show-Me State.

7/23-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Wednesday, July 23
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/23-MFB Supports Amendment 7


Missouri Farm Bureau, the state’s largest general farm organization, announced today their support for Constitutional Amendment #7, the proposed transportation sales tax that will appear on the August 5 primary ballot.

7/23-Clinton School Board Meets


Board of Education Meeting
July 21, 2014

The regular meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Board President Dave Garnett.

The agenda was approved as presented.

7/23-Some of What You Will Vote on Next Month


Five Questions to Appear Before Voters Statewide on August Ballot

Jefferson City — Secretary of State Jason Kander today announced that five questions will appear before voters statewide at the primary election on August 5, 2014. The measures, all constitutional amendments referred to the ballot by the General Assembly, will take effect if a majority of voters approve.

7/23-Learning Law Enforcement


The Cass County Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy is now accepting applications for its 2015 class.

7/23-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Injuries from Lincoln and Pleasant Hill.
 

7/23-From the Brownfield Network


Pressure mounting for farm bill implementation, plus four other stories.

7/23-Kids Count!


Missouri children: below average (AUDIO)

July 23, 2014 By Bob Priddy

An annual survey of the welfare of Missouri’s children shows Missouri is not a place where all of the children are above average.
 

7/23-Former Sheriff Indicted


FORMER ST. CLAIR COUNTY SHERIFF INDICTED
FOR STEALING RECOVERED PROPERTY
 
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that the former sheriff of St. Clair County, Mo., was indicted by a federal grand jury today(Tuesday).

7/22-Latest from the Henry Co. Commission


HENRY COUNTY COMMISSION, HENRY COUNTY MISSOURI
THURSDAY JULY 17th, 2014, 6th DAY OF THE JULY 2014 TERM


The Henry County Commission met pursuant to adjournment at the courthouse in Clinton, Missouri.
Those members present were: Jim Stone-Presiding Commissioner
Daniel Doll-North District Commissioner
Jim Talley-South District Commissioner
Rick Watson- County Clerk

7/22-Clinton Police Dept. Arrest Report


A 23 year old from Clinton.

7/22-Urgent Need for Donors


American Red Cross issues urgent call for blood and platelet donors
Blood donations needed now to prevent emergency situation

7/22-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
July21, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 22, 2014

7/22-Edwards Man in the Navy


PACIFIC OCEAN  Seaman Brian Shotwell, from Edwards, Mo., retrieves a shot line during an underway replenishment aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62). Fitzgerald, assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, is underway in the 7th Fleet area of operations supporting of security and stability of the Indo-Asia Pacific region.

7/22-Supporting Vetoes


Missouri Conservation Organizations Collectively Support Governor Nixon's Vetoes of Captive Deer Legislation 
SB 506 ad HB 1326 threaten MDC's constitutional authority of wildlife

7/22-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Tuesday, July 22
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/22-Ring Stolen, But Not Gone For Long


Two men stole a $17,599 diamond ring by having a fake replica made.

Thee theft happened Thursday afternoon at Glasscock Jewelry, 701 N. Charles St. in Warrensburg.
 

7/22-Refunding Money


The Osage Valley Electric Cooperative Board of Directors has approved the refund of capital credits in the amount of $885,723.

7/22-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


An injury from Warrensburg and arrests from Warrensburg and Warsaw.
 

7/22-Latest from the Brownfield Network


Missouri corn/soybeans still flourishing, plus two other stories

 

7/22-TV Star Discovers...


TV star discovers ancestor with connection to historic Missouri prison (VIDEO)

MONet  July 22, 2014 By Mike Lear

A show airing Wednesday night on TLC follows a television star whose search of her family history appears to have turned up one of the Missouri State Penitentiary’s many dark stories.
 

7/22-McCaskill, Blunt Tell...


vets that nation owes them (AUDIO)

July 22, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Senator McCaskill tells a national veterans conference everybody in Washington talks about helping veterans.  But she says it’s harder to actually do something.  And Senator Blunt says it’s time to end a “shameful” breach of faith.

7/22-Vice-President Biden Tells...


veterans nation has sacred obligation (AUDIO)

MONet  July 21, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Vice-President Joe Biden tells a national veterans convention in St. Louis the country has a long ways to go to meet its obligations to veterans.

7/21-Don't be a Victim!


Suspicious Fundraising Activities Occurring in Clinton Area
It has come to the attention of the Clinton Cardinal Booster Club that an unknown person attempted to solicit cash donations from area businesses and stated the purpose of the funds is to upgrade the sign at the Stadium Complex at the Clinton Middle School.

7/21-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Arrests this past weekend from Clinton, Garden City, Warrensburg, Belton, and Springfield.

7/21-New Jobs for KC


FoodServiceWarehouse.com selects Kansas City to locate its newest distribution center

7/21-National Farmers Market Week


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Proclaims August 3-9 National Farmers Market Week

7/21-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
July 18, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 21, 2014

7/21-McCaskill-Blunt Bill Will Give...


Certainty to Power Generators, Protect Reliability
Senators introduce bipartisan bill to help utilities comply with grid reliability, ease conflicting environmental regulation

7/21-Adrian Resident Named to Board


Gov. Nixon makes board and commission appointments
Jefferson CiTY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced his appointments to five boards and commissions. The appointees will be subject to confirmation by the Missouri Senate, with the exception of the Missouri Statewide Independent Living Council.

7/21-National Parks Equal Money


National park tourism in Missouri creates $287 million in economic benefit

New report shows visitor spending supports 4,758 jobs in the Show Me State

7/21-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Monday, July 21
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/21-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office Report


News Release for July 13-20

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
News Release for July 13-20, 2014
St. Clair County Sheriff Office deputies took a variety of reports during the week of July 13-20. Sheriff Scott Keeler said deputies made several arrests and took reports of stealing and property damage.
 

7/21-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Only one injury in West-Central MO this past weekend, but plenty of arrests.
 

7/21-From the Brownfield Network


Feeder cattle sell lower at Missouri auctions, plus other stories for the Show-Me State.

 

7/21-The State Chamber Applauds...


signing of bill redefining ‘misconduct’

MONet  July 21, 2014 By Mike Lear

The state Chamber says a bill that will make it harder to get unemployment benefits will benefit both employees and employers.

7/21-Even More Dangerous!?!?


New Madrid Fault zone more dangerous (AUDIO)

MONet  July 20, 2014 By Bob Priddy

The United States Geological Service says the New Madrid Seismic Zone has grown and has become more dangerous in the last six years.
 

7/21-Gun Rights Amendment...


cleared for August ballot in Missouri

MONet  July 18, 2014 By Bob Priddy


The constitutional amendment will be on the August 5 ballot.
 

7/21-Senator McCaskill Says...


GM legal team’s actions ‘killed innocent customers’

MONet  July 18, 2014 By Mike Lear

Senator Claire McCaskill (D) has gone after General Motors’ legal team for its handling of reports of ignition switch problems on vehicles including the Chevrolet Cobalt, now linked to 13 fatal crashes including one in Missouri.
 

7/21-Ruling Against...


California death penalty could be raised in Missouri execution cases

MONet  July 18, 2014 By Mike Lear

A federal judge in California has ruled that state’s death penalty takes so long to be carried out it breaks the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

7/17-MoDOT Express Lane


Hundreds of Transportation Priorities Included in Finalized List..plus other stories.
 

7/16-Where to Vote in Henry Co.


NEWS RELEASE
FROM HENRY COUNTY CLERK
RICK WATSON

Many voting locations within the County have changed, so please pay special attention to where your voting location may be for future elections.

7/10-Proper Pruning Encouraged


MDC urges proper pruning to help storm-damaged trees
Careful pruning and tender loving care may save some trees.
 

7/10-Want to be a Conservation Agent?


Missouri Department of Conservation is accepting applications for its next agent trainee class.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is accepting applications from July 21 through Aug. 18 for its next class of conservation agent trainees.

7/10-Driver Exam Changes in This Area


Driver Examination Changes And Temporary Closings Within Troop A

The following changes and closings of specific driver examination stations within Troop A will occur in July and August.

7/9-Absentee Voting in MO


Absentee Voting
Registered Missourians who will not be able to go to their polling place on Election Day may vote absentee beginning six weeks prior to an election.
 

7/1-Volunteers Needed for FAITH in Clinton


RSVP-Retired and Senior Volunteer Program

Volunteers Needed for FAITH (Families Assisted In Transitional Housing)

 

6/30-Have Problem Wildlife? MDC Can Help


Get help with nuisance wildlife and learn how to prevent problems at mdc.mo.gov/node/2573.
By Bonnie Chasteen, Missouri Department of Conservation
 

6/30-How to Complain About Food and/or Septic System


Complaints concerning food and/or septic can be made to the Henry County Health Center in the following manner:

6/26-Don't Sweat It


...Consumer Tips for Reducing Summer Energy Costs
Houston, TX – The Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), an organization that advocates for energy consumers, today released 10 tips for energy consumers to save money on summer energy bills.

6/26-Avoid Summer Tragedy


...Never Leave Kids In Cars
It's a parent's worst nightmare, but it happens every summer: kids suffer heatstroke and in some cases die after being left in hot cars.

6/24-Make Safety Part of Your Summer Fun


The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that thus far, June 2014 has included 10 drownings in Missouri. Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Patrol, urges everyone to make safety a top priority as they enjoy Missouri’s variety of rivers and lakes. Please follow these simple guidelines when swimming, floating, or taking part in any activity near water.

 

6/23-Keep Your Cool


ST. LOUIS - Summer is here, and health officials in Missouri are urging residents to stay cool in what can be a dangerous time of year.
 
 

6/20-Hot Summer Temps Put Pets in Peril


Kansas City, MO – Warmer temperatures mean more Missourians are out and about with their furry companions, but animal experts say leaving pets in cars can turn a day out into disaster very quickly.
 

6/20-Stay Cool!


Cooling Centers Provide Relief from Summer Heat - June 22-28 is Missouri Summer Weather Safety Week
 

6/10-Trooper Back to Work


A Missouri trooper involved in a recent incident in which an Iowa man drowned in the Lake of the Ozark is back at work.

5/23-Recertification Training


Central Missouri Police Academy to Offer POST Recertification Training
 
WARRENSBURG, MO (May 20, 2014) – The Central Missouri Police Academy at the University of Central Missouri, in cooperation with Midwest Police Consultants LLC and the Clinton Police Department, is offering 27 hours of POST-approved continuing education credit.

5/21-Give...Blood!


With Memorial Day coming up, a seasonal slump in blood and platelet donations typically begins with this unofficial start of summer.

5/19-Clinton Activities Include an Open House


Below are important dates for the upcoming 2014-15 school year.

4/28-Food Safety After a Storm


USDA Food Safety Tips for States in the South
and Midwest Affected by Severe Storms
 

4/25-Pets Want to be Cool Too!


Humane Socity of Missouri AND
ANIMAL MEDICAL CENTER OF MID-AMERICA
ISSUE Early Hot Weather Reminder to Keep Pets Safe
 
Rescue this week prompts warning:
Do not leave pets in cars when temperatures are near or above 70 degrees

Weekly Speakout Programs




Speakout is a public affairs program that airs Monday - Thursday on 95.3 FM at 9:40am and again on 1280 AM at 12:15pm.  You can also listen when you want...on demand.  Each weekday show is saved for seven days. Speakout is hosted by KDKD News & Public Affairs Director, David Lee.  


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