Local and Regional News

7/25-SPEAKOUT 7/28


DAVID LEE'S GUEST ON SPEAKOUT ON MONDAY WILL BE FRED BOEHLER FROM THE HENRY CO. HEALTH CENTER. HE'LL TALK ABOUT COMMON COMPLAINTS HIS OFFICE HANDLES FROM THE PUBLIC EACH DAY. 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.
 

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-From State Senator Emery


Legislative Report for July 24, 2014

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-SPEAKOUT 7/28-7/31


KDKD'S SPEAKOUT CAN BE HEARD ONCE AGAIN THIS MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. OUR GUEST ON MONDAY WILL BE FROM THE HENRY CO. HEALTH CENTER...WE'LL TALK THE MO STATE FAIR ON TUESDAY WITH THE FAIR'S DIRECTOR...THE TOPIC ON WED. WILL BE FOSTER PARENTING...AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT REAL ESTATE WILL BE ON THE AIR THURSDAY.

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
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
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-From State Rep. Brown


Overview of August Ballot Measures

7/24-Honoring Korean War Veterans


Korean War Veterans Day in Missouri to be observed on Sunday
Jefferson City, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon has proclaimed this Sunday (July 27) to be Korean War Veterans Day in Missouri.

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-DAV Officer to be in Clinton


The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter #67 Service Officer of Butler will be at the Henry County Public Library, 123 E. Green St., Clinton, on Friday July 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to assist Veterans in applying for their benefits.
 

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
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
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-President to be in KC


President Obama to talk economy in Kansas City

MONet  July 22, 2014 By Mike Lear

The White House says President Barack Obama will visit Kansas City next week.
 

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-Latest from the Henry Co. Health Center


Weekly tips, news, updates, and more.

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-National Park and Rec Month


Missourians Urged to be Outdoors: It's "National Park and Rec Month"
 

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.

7/18-Clinton P.D Arrest Report


Arrests from Clinton and Lowry City.

7/18-HCSO Report and Special Press Release


HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
NEWS RELEASE

FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014


Drug Search Warrant Executed in Urich on Thursday Afternoon

7/18-The Latest from the Henry Co. Commission


HENRY COUNTY COMMISSION, HENRY COUNTY MISSOURI
TUESDAY JULY 15, 2014, 5th 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

7/18-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Friday, July 18
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/18-Targeting Distracted Driving


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri insurance department is mounting a campaign against distracted driving.
 

7/18-Should Online Account Die...


when you die?
By ANNE FLAHERTY
(WASHINGTON, AP) — Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters?
 

7/18-Payments and Loans


Many utilities allow payday lenders to collect utility bill payments from customers, but Missouri regulators are considering whether to stop the practice.
 

7/18-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Two injuries, including one from Urich...and two arrests.
 

7/18-From the Brownfield Network


Economics in agriculture are changing

MONet  July 17, 2014 By Meghan Grebner

The economics of the ag industry are changing.

7/18-State to Limit...


pension advance operators

MONet  July 18, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Missouri will become the first state later this summer to ban operations that state officials say can defraud thouands of retirees out of all or part of their pensions.
 

7/18-Henry Co. 4-H FFA Livestock Sale


July 17, 2014
 

7/17-MoDOT Express Lane


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

7/17-New Scholarship Money


WGU Missouri Offers New Scholarship For Master's Degrees in Business

7/17-$ for Education


$20.2 Million in Lottery Proceeds Sent to Education
 
           

7/17-New Jobs for KC!


IT consulting firm expands Kansas City headquarters, creating 96 new jobs, Gov. Nixon announces
 
ECCO Select sets sight on global markets supported by $1.04 million expansion of its KC headquarters

7/17-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Two arrests, both are from Clinton.

7/17-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
July 16, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 17, 2014

7/17-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Thursday, July 17
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/17-Apple E-Books Settlement


Jefferson City, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster today announced that the 33 states litigating against Apple in the e-books antitrust litigation have reached a settlement that will pay up to $400 million in consumer damages if the liability order entered against Apple is affirmed by an appeals court.

7/17-A+...Plus!


COLUMBIA, Mo. The Missouri Department of Higher Education is planning to expand a state scholarship program to some students who entered the United States without legal permission before they were 16 years old, the department's attorney said.  

7/17-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


An injury from Deepwater.

7/17-MO Executes Prisoner(five stories)


Middleton stay to be lifted at 6 p.m...and his death came shortly thereafter.
MissouriNet
July 16, 2014 By Bob Priddy

7/17-The Right to Try


Backers, critics argue significance of Missouri’s new ‘right to try’ law

MONet  July 16, 2014 By Mike Lear

 

7/16-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Two arrests, both are from Clinton.

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.

7/16-Pro-Business!


Missouri moves up to #8 in “Top 10 Pro-Business States” rankings compiled by leading brokerage firm
 

7/16-HCSO Report


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

7/16-Money and Safety for Roads


Hartzler and House approve bill to fund highways and keep Missouri families safe on the road
 
 

7/16-Latest from the Henry Co. Commission


HENRY COUNTY COMMISSION, HENRY COUNTY MISSOURI
THURSDAY JULY 10th, 2014, 4th DAY OF THE JULY 2014 TERM


The Henry County Commission met pursuant to adjournment at the courthouse in Clinton, Missouri.
 

7/16-25 Years and Going Strong!


Whiteman to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of B-2 Stealth Bomber's First Flight

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. – The 509th Bomb Wing here will mark the 25th anniversary of the B-2’s first flight July 17, 2014.

7/16-Area Road and Bridge Work


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

7/16-Three Stabbed in Sedalia


SEDALIA - The Sedalia Police Department reported a triple stabbing in the area of Second Street and Massachusetts Avenue around 11 p.m. Monday.
 

7/16-The City of Warsaw...


has received word that the Quad Lakes Solid Waste Management Dist. has awarded a grant to the City of Warsaw for $21,750.

7/16-Clinton City Council Meets


The Clinton City Council met in regular session for the second time this month last night.

7/16-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Injuries from Drexel and Chilhowee plus arrests from Sedalia.

7/16-From the Brownfield Network


No soybean checkoff referendum

July 15, 2014 By Bob Meyer

There will not be a vote on the soybean checkoff this year.

7/16-Busy Day Yest. Because of John Middleton(four stories)


Last hours court fight to save Middleton.  An execution that was on again, off again, all day long.

 

7/15-Business Filing Options


Kander Expands Online Business Filing Options with New Website

7/15-Warsaw and Osceola Men Have Privileges Suspended


The Conservation Commission met July 10 and 11 at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center in Kansas City.

7/15-Warsaw Resident Wins Tanks of Thanks


Local Resident Wins Free Fuel From Cenex
 
Tanks of Thanks® program rewards Warsaw resident for making a difference in the community
 
 

7/15-DED Releases June 2014 Jobs Report


Jefferson City, Mo. – Missouri’s unemployment rate fell by a tenth of a point in June to 6.5 percent, according to seasonally adjusted data released by the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

7/15-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
July 14, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 15, 2014

7/15-Don't Pay to Search!


State Treasurer Clint Zweifel warns Missourians of dubious Unclaimed Property websites
Missourians should never pay to search for or claim their Unclaimed Property
 
 

7/15-Happy With a Veto


American Heart Association Salutes Missouri Governor Jay Nixon
for Vetoing Legislation that Exempts E-Cigarettes from Tobacco Regulation
Senate Bill 841 weakens tobacco laws, is supported by Big Tobacco & threatens public health  

7/15-Gov. Nixon Announces Final Bill Actions


July 14, 2014
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced his final actions on bills passed by the 97th General Assembly. 

7/15-Gov. Nixon Vetoes Legislation


July 14, 2014
...that would have jeopardized public health by exempting e-cigarettes from tobacco laws
 
With long-term effects of e-cigarettes unknown, health groups say loopholes for e-cigarettes would put public health at risk

7/15-Area Road and Bridge Work


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

7/15-Cannabis Extract


Missourians with epilepsy that cannot be effectively treated by conventional means will now be able to use a cannabis extract under legislation signed into law Monday by Gov. Jay Nixon.
 

7/15-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


An injury from Harrisonville and three arrests from Sedalia.
 

7/15-From the Brownfield Network


Missouri corn and soybeans ahead, plus two other stories.

 

7/15-Supreme Court Hears...


gun rights amendment arguments

MONet  July 15, 2014 By Mike Lear

The Missouri Supreme Court has heard arguments on whether what appears on next month’s ballot about a proposed gun rights amendment says all it should say.
 

7/14-Clinton P.D. Arrest Reports


Six arrests, all from Clinton.

7/14-HCSO Report


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
July 11, 2014 0700 a.m.- July 14, 2014

7/14-Newer Cars Saving MO Drivers Money at the Gas Pump


Jefferson City, MO – A new survey finds fuel-efficiency standards are saving some drivers in Missouri and other states money at the gas pump. Those with 2014 model vehicles are saving about 20 percent more on gasoline than their fellow motorists in 2008 models, according to the research from the Consumer Federation of America.
 

7/14-Online Master's Degree


...in Criminal Justice Recognized for Affordability

WARRENSBURG, MO (July 11, 2014) – A sign that the University of Central Missouri’s efforts to help make quality education more accessible are paying off, GetEducated.com has named UCM among 18 schools nationwide that offer “best affordable online master’s degrees in criminal justice.”
 

7/14-Area Road and Bridge Work


MoDOT Road Report for Monday, July 14
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)
 
 

7/14-The Right to Farm


In the nation’s agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world. It could be on track to become a right, written into law alongside the freedom of speech and religion.
 

7/14-Latest from the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office


St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release for July 6-13, 2014


St. Clair County Sheriff Scott Keeler said deputies made several arrests and took reports of burglary and stealing during the week of July 6-13.
 

7/14-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


A fatality in Benton Co., serious injuries from Hume, injuries from Osceola and others...plus arrests from Clinton, Warrensburg and others as well.

7/14-Injury Report from the MO State Water Patrol Division


Injury from Adrian.

7/14-From the Brownfield Network


Concerns shared about Farm Bill implementation, plus some other stories.

7/14-Child Advocate: Supreme Court...


reverses decisions that endangered children

MONet  July 14, 2014 By Mike Lear

The state Supreme Court has issued rulings in two cases that advocates worried could have halted some child abuse investigations and caused names to be taken off the child abuse registry.
 

7/14-St. Louis VA Whistleblower...


tells congressional committee about retaliation (AUDIO)

MONet  July 14, 2014 By Bob Priddy


A St. Louis psychiatrist has told a Congressional committee how the Veterans Administration retaliated against him when he reported on distressing service to veterans.

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)

 

7/1-Don't Call Primaris


Ghostbusters and QIO Program Turn 30: Who You Gonna Call for Medicare Concerns?
Primaris will no longer handle Missouri Medicare case reviews beginning August 1

 

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:

6/30-Wanting Seniors to Apply for Food Stamps


By Kaye Fair, Public Information Coordinator, Care Connection For Aging Services

More older Americans find it difficult to afford to eat right, and many who are eligible for financial help never apply.

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.

 

6/24-Poll Workers Needed for Primary Election


Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jason Kander today encouraged Missourians to sign up to be poll workers and help run the state’s upcoming primary election on August.

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.

5/8-Highway Patrol Encourages Water Safety


The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds boaters to exercise safety and courtesy during the 2014 boating season at Lake of the Ozarks.

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

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