Local and Regional News

9/16-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
September 15, 2014 0700 a.m.- September 16, 2014

9/16-Takin' Back the Drugs


Drug Take-Back Collection Coming September 27th!
 
Ashland, Missouri – September 16, 2014 – The Missouri Rural Water Association (MRWA) reminds everyone to participate in the Saturday, September 27th, Drug Take-Back event.

9/16-It Can Wait


For the second year in a row, the Missouri Press Association (MPA), local Missouri newspapers, and AT&T are joining together to host an It Can Wait editorial contest to raise awareness about the dangers of texting while driving.

9/16-Cybersecurity Risks in MO


Survey Finds Missouri Mid-Sized Investment Advisers Addressing Cybersecurity Risks
Investment Adviser Firms Urged to Take Proactive Measures

9/16-A Different Kind of Deer Season


New State Farm® data shows odds Missouri drivers will collide with a deer are declining

 

9/16-CHS Alumni Assoc. BBQ Set For Oct. 3rd


The Clinton High School Alumni Association will have their annual tailgate BBQ before the homecoming football game on Friday, October 3.

9/16-From U.S. Senator McCaskill


A Valuable Tool for Missouri Business
                      
A column by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill

9/16-Eight Keys to Veterans' Success


SFCC supports ‘8 Keys to Veterans’ Success’ initiative
SEDALIA—State Fair Community College has been added to the list of colleges and universities that have affirmed commitment to the U.S. Department of Education and Veterans Affairs’ “8 Keys to Veterans’ Success” (8 Keys).
 

9/16-From State Senator Emery


Priorities and Perspective
 
“Put your money where your mouth is.” - This governor contrived for months to expand Medicaid and then cut dozens of budget items that would have had similar impacts.
 
 

9/16-Certifying a Ballot Title


Kander Certifies Revised Ballot Title for HJR 90 After Court Rules Against Legislature’s Summary
 
 

9/16-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Tuesday, September 16
 
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

9/16-More Time to Decide


A grand jury in Missouri now has more time decide whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged for the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown.
 

9/16-A+ May Not be What it Used to Be


Thousands of college students may need to find money to pay for college classes that they thought were going to be free.

9/16-Meet the Candidates


A Meet The Candidate Forum, sponsored by the Henry County Farm Bureau, will be held Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Rotary Building, northwest corner of the Clinton Square.

9/16-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Three injuries and one arrest from West-Central MO.

9/16-From the Brownfield Network


Missouri’s corn harvest is 12 percent done, plus four other stories.

 

9/16-Researchers Link...


gene clusters to Schizophrenia (AUDIO)

MONet  September 16, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Ground-breaking research at Washington University points to a major change in understanding  and eventually treating or preventing the disorder.
 

9/16-MO Ed. Commissioner...


announces retirement

MONet  September 15, 2014 By Mike Lear

Missouri’s Commissioner of Education has announced her retirement. Chris Nicastro will retire at the end of this year, having been Commissioner for five years.
 

9/15-Flu Shots Available


The Henry County Health Center has flu shots available for anyone 6 months to 64 years of age.  Appointments for children are preferred but adult walk-ins are welcome.  Please call ahead at 660-885-8193 to check for nurse availability.

9/15-SPEAKOUT 9/16


DAVID LEE'S GUESTS ON SPEAKOUT ON TUESDAY WILL BE FROM CLINTON SCHOOL DISTRICT AS THEY ARE FEATURED ON THE PROGRAM ON THE THIRD TUESDAY 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.
 

9/15-Who Owns Henry Co.?


Press Release for Henry County 2014 Plat Book

9/15-Recount Results


Kander Announces Recount Results for Constitutional Amendment 1
 
 

9/15-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Two arrests, both are Clinton residents.

9/15-Clinton City Council to Meet


CITY OF CLINTON COUNCIL AGENDA
OPEN MEETING
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Clinton City Hall, 105 East Ohio

9/15-HCSO Report and Special Release


Drug Investigations continue

Press Release

On Sunday, September 14, 2014 just after 9:30 p.m. a search warrant was executed at 559 NW 4th Street (Garland area) in regards to drug activity.

9/15-Wind Energy in MO


Labor, Environmental Leaders Back Wind Energy Transmission Line
Kansas City, MO – A plan to build a power transmission line to bring wind energy to Missouri is earning high marks, both from environmentalists and labor leaders who say the project will carry jobs as well as clean energy to the state.
 

9/15-Fees Will Be Waived


Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 27
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,200 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27.

9/15-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Monday, September 15
 
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

9/15-From State Rep. Brown


Marathon Veto Session Produces Positive Results

9/15-From U.S. Rep. Hartzler


View From the Capitol
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler's Newsletter for the Week of September 8-12, 2014
 
 

9/15-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 September 16, 2014

9/15-Kander Celebrates National Library Card Sign-Up Month


Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jason Kander is encouraging Missouri families to celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month by getting a library card for the start of the new school year.

9/15-A 'Bright Future' for CHS Students


BRIGHT FUTURES COMMUNITY
KICKOFF BREAKFAST

On Friday, September 12, 2014 interested community members turned out for breakfast at the First Baptist Church multi-purpose room for the Bright Futures Clinton Community Kickoff Breakfast.

9/15-Records Released From Drowning


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Newly released records show that a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper expressed concerns in a call to a supervisor that he might have made mistakes after an Iowa man drowned in custody.

9/15-Butler Man Arrested


On 09-10-2014 The Bates County Sheriffs Office arrested Joseph F. Anderson DOB 06-04-1978 of Butler, Missouri after a search warrant served on his residence at 302 South Olive in Butler.

9/15-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office


St. Clair County Sheriff's Office News Release for Sept. 8-14, 2014


    St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office deputies were busy with a variety of calls for service during the week of Sept. 8-14.

9/15-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Three injuries in West-Central MO over the weekend and arrests include four from Clinton.

9/15-From the Brownfield Network


Mother Nature wreaks havoc on Missouri farm, plus five other stories.

 

9/15-Both Sides of the Aisle...


critical of Nixon (AUDIO)

MONet  September 15, 2014 By Bob Priddy

A common saying at the state Capitol is that “The Governor proposes; the legislature disposes.” Legislators from both sides of the aisle are growing more publicly disenchanted with Governor Nixon’s follow up on his proposals.

9/15-Former Staff Remember...


Missouri State Penitentiary, closed ten years today

MONet  September 15, 2014 By Mike Lear

It’s been ten years ago, Monday, that Missouri closed down its historic state prison.
 

9/15-New to the Hall


Suffragist Virginia Minor joins Hall of Famous Missourians

MONet  September 13, 2014 By Mike Lear

The latest inductee into the Hall of Famous Missourians is actually a Virginia native, who became famous while living in St. Louis and fighting for the right to vote for women.
 

9/15-Gov. Nixon Announces...


new releases, restrictions of money in Missouri budget

MONet  September 12, 2014 By Mike Lear
Governor Jay Nixon has released another $22-million dollars of the money he had been withholding in the state budget, while announcing new withholdings of more than $54-million dollars, in part, tied to the cuts he had made in the budget that the legislature overturned this week.

9/12-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
 

9/12-SPEAKOUT 9/15


DAVID LEE'S GUESTS ON SPEAKOUT ON MONDAY WILL BE PREVIEWING AN UPCOMING PROGRAM IN CLINTON CONCERNING THE HISTORY OF THE KANSAS CITY MONARCHS BASEBALL TEAM. 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.
 

9/12-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT/Southwest Road Report for Friday, September 12
 
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 

9/12-Henry County Commission Met


HENRY COUNTY COMMISSION, HENRY COUNTY MISSOURI

TUESDAY SEPT, 9 2014, 21st DAY OF THE JULY 2014 TERM

 

9/12-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Crash Report Details
 
Crash Information

Investigated By
Incident#
Date
Time
County
Location
Troop
 

9/12-Tax Reform Proposed for Missouri


Comprehensive Missouri tax reform proposed for ’15

September 12, 2014 By Bob Priddy

A state senator whose package of tax breaks was vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon has a bigger goal than trying to get the veto overridden.

 

9/12-Veto Session a Good Lesson for Voters


Amendment 10 sponsor says Missouri veto session a good lesson for voters

September 12, 2014 By Mike Lear

One backer of a proposed change to the state Constitution hopes Missouri voters were paying attention during this week’s veto session.
 

9/11-No Opposition? No Problem


Small Missouri towns could soon have a way to cancel local elections that lack competition.

9/11-Paying Less For Your Phone


If you live in Missouri, your phone will drop a few pennies.

9/11-Talking Mental Health in Clinton


HOSPICE COMPASSUS TO HOST DEMENTIA CARE EXPERT IN CLINTON
 
OSCEOLA, Mo. – Hospice Compassus is pleased to host Mary Sharp, an internationally respected consultant to caregivers of people who have dementia. Her presentations have been standing-room-only in places like New York City, Dallas, Seattle, and Southern Missouri. 

9/11-Clinton Police Department Arrest Report


Two 23 year olds from Clinton.

9/11-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
September 10, 2014 0700 a.m.- September 11, 2014

9/11-SPEAKOUT 9/15-9/18


OUR PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM 'SPEAKOUT' CAN BE HEARD ONCE AGAIN THIS MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. OUR GUESTS ON MONDAY WILL BE TALKING ABOUT AN UPCOMING PROGRAM AT THE HENRY CO. LIBRARY...THE CLINTON SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE FEATURED ON TUESDAY...IT'S THE HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S OFFICE ON WED...AND GOLDEN VALLEY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE ON THURSDAY.

9/11-From the Missouri Bar


Missouri Bar 2014-15 Board of Governors Elects Officers
St. Louis Attorney Reuben Shelton Elected Missouri Bar President

9/11-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Thursday, September 11
 
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

9/11-Abortion and the State of MO


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri lawmakers overrode a veto to enact one of the nation's longest abortion waiting periods.

9/11-It's a SNAP


By Kaye Fair, Public Information Coordinator

Do you or someone you know have a difficult time making ends meet, especially when it comes to your grocery bills?

9/11-Vehicle Pursuit Goes Through Bates Co.


On 9/10/2014 at approximately 1230 A.M. the Bates County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Adrian Police Department about a vehicle that was failing to yield for their Patrol Officer.

9/11-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff''s Dept.


Two warrant arrests

9/11-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


An injury from Butler and no arrests of West-Central MO residents.

9/11-From the Brownfield Network


Groups want chlorpyrifos banned, plus three other stories for the Show-Me State.

9/11-Missouri's Veto Session(four stories)


Ferguson, child abuse, abortion highlighted in first hours of MO veto session

 

9/10-Driving and the Fall Season


Fall Brings Changing Weather And Possible Flash Flooding

 

9/10-Show Me Child Care Provider Search


Show Me Child Care Provider Search
 
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Section for Child Care Regulation (SCCR) is responsible for inspecting regulated child care facilities in Missouri. 

9/10-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Three arrests, two from Clinton.

9/10-Protecting Waters of the U.S.


Congresswoman Hartzler and House approve Waters of the U.S. Regulatory Overreach Protection Act

9/10-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
September 9, 2014 0700 a.m.- September 10, 2014

9/10-National Child Passenger Safety Week


Sept. 14 -20.
Is Your Child in the right safety seat?
 
JEFFERSON CITY, MO – How certain are you that your child is the safest they can be while riding in the car?

9/10-Latest from the Henry Co. Commission


HENRY COUNTY COMMISSION, HENRY COUNTY MISSOURI
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2014, 20th DAY OF THE JULY 2014 TERM

9/10-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Wednesday, September 10
 
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

9/10-Slowdown Wednesday?


Prepare for Online "Slowdown" Protest Today
 

9/10-Pistol-Packing Teachers?


Missouri Republicans are clashing again with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on guns, as lawmakers approach a Wednesday vote that could overturn his veto of legislation allowing teachers to bring firearms to school and other residents to carry them openly in public.
 

9/10-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Dept.


Three arrested on warrants, plus a drug take-back day is coming up.

9/10-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


A fatality and an injury from Warrensburg and an arrest from Belton.

9/10-From the Brownfield Network


House moves to halt WOTUS, plus two other stories.

 

9/10-MO Carries Out Execution(two stories)


...of Earl Ringo, Junior

MONet  September 10, 2014 By Mike Lear

Missouri has carried out the execution of Earl Ringo, Junior by lethal injection.  He was pronounced dead at 12:31 a.m.
 

9/10-Whether MO Legislature Can...


overturn budget vetoes called into question

MONet  September 9, 2014 By Mike Lear

The state Attorney General’s Office has cast doubt upon whether the legislature can override Governor Jay Nixon’s cuts to the current year’s budget, but lawmakers say they’re going to move ahead as if they can.

9/10-Hearings Start on...


militarization of police (AUDIO)

MONet  September 9, 2014 By Bob Priddy

A month after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson raised questions about the militarization of police, the Senate Homeland Security Committee has started questioning federal agencies providing equipment to those departments.

9/10-MO Legislature toTarget...


about 50 budget cuts for veto overrides

MONet  September 9, 2014 By Mike Lear

The state legislature’s budget leaders say they have identified about 50 items that Governor Jay Nixon cut from the state’s current operating budget that they will recommend for veto override attempts.

9/9-Trying to Block Those Calls


AG Koster leads call for FCC to allow phone companies to block telemarketing calls
 

9/9-HCSO Report and Special Press Release


HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
NEWS RELEASE

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014

Drug Search Warrant Executed in Clinton on Monday Evening

9/9-Benefitting Wildlife and Outdoor Recreation


USDA Provides $328 Million to Conserve Wetlands and Farmland, Boost Economy

9/9-Missouri Using Technology


Missouri among the Top Three states in the nation for state’s use of technology
 
Better services for citizens and improved operations help Missouri move up in rankings
 
 

9/9-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Tuesday, September 9
 
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

9/9-The Power to Save Lives


New app puts power to help save lives in hands of blood donors
New Red Cross Blood Donor App offers features that make it simple, convenient and even more rewarding to give blood

(Sept. 9, 2014) — The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.

9/9-EPA Seeks Feedback


...from the Public on Proposed Label Options for Safer Products

 

9/9-Pathways to Merge


By Jacob Kirn
St. Louis Business Journal

Crider Health Center and Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare will merge, the nonprofits have announced.

9/9-Stabbing Near Butler


On September 7, 2014 Bates County Deputies responded to a residence just outside of Butler, in reference to a stabbing that had occurred. The victim had been stabbed in the leg. The Injury to the victim was not life threatening.

9/9-Arrests in Bates Co.


Three arrests from the Bates Co. Sheriff's Dept.


 

 

9/9-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


No accidents, but three arrests...from Cole Camp, Hume and Henry Co.

9/9-Statement About Drowning


Statement From Colonel Ronald K. Replogle, Superintendent Of The Missouri State Highway Patrol, Regarding The Brandon Ellingson Drowning

9/9-From the Brownfield Network


Concerns about ear rot in corn, plus one other story.

 

9/9-MO Seventh In...


men killing women (AuDIO)

MONet  September 9, 2014 By Bob Priddy

A new study says Missouri is one of the worst states for women being murdered by men.
 

9/9-MO Lawmaker's Challenge Of...


contraceptive mandate continues

MONet  September 8, 2014 By Mike Lear

A case filed by a Missouri lawmaker challenging the requirement that his state-sponsored insurance plan provide birth control coverage has been heard in a federal appeals court in St. Louis.

9/9-Prosecutor: No Charges In...


Lake of the Ozarks drowning while in custody case

MONet  September 8, 2014 By Mike Lear

A special prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a Missouri trooper in connection with the drowning death of an Iowa man at the Lake of the Ozarks in May.
 

9/9-Auditor: Gov Nixon Violated...


Constitution with 11-12 withholdings, no new lawsuit yet

MONet  September 8, 2014 By Mike Lear

The State Auditor’s Office says Governor Jay Nixon violated the state Constitution when he withheld money in the Fiscal Year 2012 budget because the state brought in more revenue than needed to support that budget.

9/8-GVMH Rehab to Hold Medical Equipment Drive


To celebrate National Rehab Week, GVMH Rehab and Wellness wants to give back to our community.

9/8-Money For Food


Department of Economic Development awards more than $1 million to Missouri food banks and food pantries

9/8-Harrisonville and Warsaw Recognized by Gov. Nixon


Gov. Nixon recognizes Missouri businesses, organizations and economic development leaders at 2014 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development

9/8-Getting and/or Staying Connected


Low-income consumers in CenturyLink service areas may qualify for telephone and high-speed Internet assistance programs
National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week is Sept. 8-14

9/8-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Nine arrests from the past weekend, only two from Clinton.

9/8-National Child Passenger Safety Week


The Missouri State Highway Patrol joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Ad Council, and other safety advocates to commemorate National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 14-20, 2014).

9/8-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
September 5, 2014 0700 a.m.- September 8, 2014

9/8-Are You Prepared?


Energizer Survey Shows Only 38 Percent of American Households Keep an Emergency Kit at Home for Severe Weather

Energizer provides tips to consumers to take action during National Preparedness Month

 

9/8-Volunteers Needed to Make Tax Time Less Taxing


Kansas City, MO – Though tax season is still several months away, volunteers are being sought now to meet the growing needs of the nation's largest free tax preparation service.
 

9/8-Honor Flight to Take Off Again


Central Missouri Honor Flight Announces Special Tribute Honor Flight for Vietnam Veterans

9/8-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Sunday, September 7
 
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

9/8-Virus is Responsible


(CNN) - A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals in Missouri and possibly throughout the Midwest and beyond, officials say.

9/8-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office(weekly report)


St. Clair County Sheriff's Office News Release for Sept. 1-7, 2014

    St. Clair County Sheriff Scott Keeler said deputies took several reports regarding property damage and stealing during the week of Sept. 1-7.

9/8-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Two injuries from Sedalia and one from Hughesville, plus arrests from Edwards, Warrensburg and others.
 

9/8-From the Brownfield Network


Sudden Death Syndrome an issue this year, plus one other story.

 

9/8-MO Workers' Comp Costs...


projected to fall next year

MONet  September 8, 2014 By Mike Lear

Missouri businesses could pay less for workers’ compensation insurance premiums next year.
 

9/8-Ferguson and the Police(three stories)


“Lessons from Ferguson” – Missouri journalists review, recap coverage

 

9/5-The City of Clinton Needs You to Vote!


Online voting for the Vision Statement for the Comprehensive Plan is now available at www.clintonmo.com.  

9/5-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
September 4, 2014 0700 a.m.- September 5, 2014

9/5-Report: Hunger on the Rise in MO


Jefferson City, MO – New data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that more Missouri families are struggling to put food on the table, with the state experiencing one of the biggest increases in food insecurity in the nation last year.
 

9/5-MO Tree Health News


Should I Treat My Ash Trees for the Emerald Ash Borer?
 

9/5-"A Serious Threat"


Special Interest Tax Breaks a Serious Threat to Conservation, Soil, Water and Parks

9/5-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Friday, September 5
 
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

9/5-Death Ruled Accidental


COLUMBIA - The drowning death of 20-year-old Brandon Ellingson was ruled accidental by a jury after 10 minutes of deliberation at a coroner's inquest Thursday.
 

9/5-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office


St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office announces new feature to website...plus three arrests, an arrest warrant issued and a juvenile taken into custody.


 

9/5-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Serious injuries from Harrisonville, Osceola, and Lincoln...plus others, and an arrest from Osceola.

9/5-From the Brownfield Network


Marketing mission to India has soy exports as goal, plus other stories.

 

9/5-Record Harvests Mean...


big problems (AUDIO)

MONet  September 5, 2014 By Bob Priddy

In some ways, many Missouri farmers are going to have to deal with too much of a good thing in a few weeks.  But they might soon get some help.
 

9/5-Gov. Nixon, Sponsor Make Arguments...


for, against e-cigarette bill veto

MONet  September 5, 2014 By Mike Lear

Governor Jay Nixon has called together health professionals to speak in support of his veto of electronic cigarette legislation passed in the spring (SB 841).

9/5-Gov. Nixon Tells MO Lawmakers...


not to override his budget cuts

MONet  September 4, 2014 By Mike Lear

Governor Jay Nixon has seen reports in the past week, including this one on Missourinet, that the Republican-led legislature is planning to overturn his cuts in the current budget, that amount to about $144-million dollars.

9/5-A Case Study?


Ringo requests delay of execution while role of race in his case is studied

MONet  September 4, 2014 By Mike Lear

The man sentenced to be executed next week by the State of Missouri says the execution should be put on hold until the role race played in his trial and sentencing can be reviewed.
 

9/5-A.G. Holder Announces...


civil rights investigation of Ferguson Police Department

MONet  September 4, 2014 By Mike Lear

The Department of Justice has launched a civil rights investigation into allegations of unlawful policing by the City of Ferguson Police Department.
 

9/5-Seven-Hour Standoff in Benton Co.


State troopers and Benton County sheriff's deputies arrested a man who surrendered after a seven-hour standoff about 5 p.m. Thursday. 

9/4-Long Delays and Busy Signals


ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missourians trying to use a call center to sign up for the state’s Medicaid program are running into long delays and busy signals, prompting state officials to notify the private company running the center to fix the problems or face losing some payments.
 

9/4-Docs Approve of an Elimination


Doctors Applaud Elimination of Sales of Tobacco in Pharmacies

 

9/4-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Two arrests, both from Clinton.

9/4-HCSO Report and Special Release


Vehicle Stolen in Henry County

On Thursday, September 4, 2014 Deputy Derek Foreman responded to Calhoun on a reported theft of a motor vehicle.

9/4-Battle of the Belt


...Challenges Missouri High Schools to Buckle Up!

Seat Belts Save Lives.
 
JEFFERSON CITY - All Missouri high schools are called to compete in the 2014 Battle of the Belt Challenge for an opportunity to win cash and prizes teaching students the importance of buckling up.

9/4-MO Guard TV


Missouri National Guard releases episode seven of ‘MO Guard TV’

 

9/4-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Thursday, September 4
 
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

9/4-E-Cigs and the State of MO


COLUMBIA — Gov. Jay Nixon enlisted the support of health care professionals Wednesday as he sought to persuade lawmakers to sustain his veto of legislation exempting electronic cigarettes from state tobacco taxes and regulations.
 

9/4-Kids Getting Sick


(AP) — A Kansas City pediatric hospital has treated hundreds of young children for a respiratory illness that has symptoms similar to a common cold that more typically is seen during winter months.
 

9/4-Bates Co. Man Arrested


On 9/2/14 The Bates County Sheriffs Office responded to a residence in Amsterdam, Missouri on a report of a female being held against her will.

9/4-From the Brownfield Network


Plant opening ‘the tip of the iceberg’, plus two other stories.

9/4-More News Out of Ferguson, MO(four stories)


State of Emergency lifted in Ferguson, plus three other stories.

 

9/4-MO Lawmakers Could...


restore some spending cut by Gov. Nixon in veto session

MONet  September 3, 2014 By Mike Lear

Lawmakers return to the State Capitol a week from today to consider whether to overturn Governor Jay Nixon on his decision to reject more than 30 of the bills they passed in the legislative session.

9/3-August G.R.R. for MO


State Releases August 2014 General Revenue Report

9/3-Supporting Vetoes


Missouri Conservation Organizations and Outdoor Industry Groups Call for Support of
SB 506 and HB 1326 Vetoes

9/3-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
September 2, 2014 0700 a.m.- September 3, 2014

9/3-Anniversary of Wilderness Act Offers Opportunities for MO


Jefferson City, MO - Today marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Federal Wilderness Act, and one environmental advocacy group hopes Missourians will honor the landmark legislation by enjoying the eight designated wilderness areas in the state and helping with the fight to create new ones.
 

9/3-Less For Workers' Comp?!?!


(AP) -  Missouri businesses could see a decline in their workers' compensation insurance premiums next year.

9/3-Legal Challenge Rejected


(AP) -  A Missouri judge has rejected a legal challenge to a November ballot proposal that asks voters whether to link teachers' jobs to the performance of their students.
 

9/3-Local Food Into Our Local Schools


(AP) — Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.
 

9/3-Paying More to Keep the Lights On


(AP) — Customers of Kansas City Power & Light Co. will be paying a little more each month for their electricity.

9/3-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Wednesday, September 3
 
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

9/3-Money for the St. Clair Co. Library


Kander Awards Technology Grant to St. Clair County Library
 
 

9/3-Clinton City Council Meets


The Council met in regular session Tuesday night.  Find out more right here!

9/3-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Injuries from Kingsville and Sedalia and an arrest from Garden City.

9/3-From the Water Patrol Division of the MSHP


Two incidents on Truman Lake.

9/3-From the Brownfield Network


FAPRI projects price weakness for 2015, plus two other stories.

 

9/3-Former CEO Pleads Guilty


...to fraud, theft for sweetener plant scam

MONet  September 2, 2014 By Mike Lear

The former CEO of Mamtek, Bruce Cole, will serve between five and seven years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts for convincing investors to purchase $39-million in bonds for a sweetener factory in Moberly that was never completed.

9/3-MSHP Hopes...


drivers have turned corner (AUDIO)

MONet  September 3, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Missouri motorists have made it through the  last big travel weekend of the summer  with fatality numbers finally going the right direction.
 

9/2-Holiday Totals from the MSHP


EMPHASIS: MSHP Releases Labor Day Holiday Statistics

Three people died in traffic crashes during the 2014 Labor Day holiday weekend.

9/2-Disaster Assistance Program


Livestock Producers Urged to Enroll in Disaster Assistance Program by Oct. 1

9/2-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Six arrests, three are from Clinton.

9/2-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
August 29, 2014 0700 a.m.- Sept.2, 2014

9/2-Pain Awareness Month


Gov. Nixon Declares September Pain Awareness Month in Missouri;
MAOPS President Encourages Osteopathic Care to Manage Symptoms

9/2-CFD Raises Big Money for MDA


The Clinton Fire Department would like to thank the entire community for making it possible to meet their collection goal of $6095 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

8/28-Managing Unforeseen Challenges


Enrollment for New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program to Begin Sept. 2

USDA Launches New Web Tool to Help Producers Manage Unforeseen Economic Challenges

8/25-MoDOT Express Lane


The most recent edition of MoDOT’s Express Lane Newsletter is available on our website. Click on the link to view this month’s headlines.

8/21-Update on Road Work in Henry Co.


Road-Rebuilding Project to CLOSE Henry County Route P
In Two Phases, Tentatively Starting Week of Sept. 2
 
Project is being postponed due to construction delays.

8/21-MPACT Missouri


Our mission is to empower families to advocate for themselves so that children with special educational needs can reach their full potential in education and life - through support, training, and education.

8/19-Bring Back the Bricks!!


Cardinal Stadium Walkway
Bringing Back the Original 1952 Field House Bricks
Limited Number of Bricks Available

8/19-Onsite Septic Operation...


and Maintenance Manual now Available

8/11-The Gov. May Want YOUR Tree!


Wanted: Governor's Christmas Tree
Candidate trees must be nominated by Sept. 30.
 

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.

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