Local and Regional News

11/21-Clinton P.D Arrest Report


Arrests from Clinton and elsewhere.

11/21-SPEAKOUT 11/24


DAVID LEE'S GUEST ON SPEAKOUT ON MONDAY WILL BE FROM THE HENRY CO. HEALTH CENTER AS THEY ARE FEATURED ONCE A MONTH ON OUR PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM. 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.
 

11/21-Two Die in Sedalia


Within the last week, two homeless Sedalia men have died due to exposure to below-freezing temperatures, and officials are urging those in similar situations to seek help to prevent further deaths.

11/21-HCSO Report/Arrests


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
November 20, 2014 0700 a.m.- November 21, 2014

11/21-Clinton School Board to Meet


CLINTON SCHOOL DISTRICT
701 S. 8TH STREET
CLINTON, MO 64735
Regular Monthly Meeting

Agenda

11/21-Holiday Driving Tips


AAA just released its estimate for Thanksgiving weekend travel, and it's a doozie: over 46 million Americans will make their pilgrimage by road this year, representing almost 90 percent of travelers and the highest volume since 2007.
 

11/21-Ending Violence With Peace Education


St. Louis, MO – As Ferguson and the nation await a grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson, one group seeks to create change by educating and listening to the next generation of Missourians.
 

11/21-Care Connection Offers Family Caregivers Help


November is National Family Caregivers Month, and Care Connection for Aging Services wants to remind caregivers of the services the agency has available.

11/21-Area Road and Bridge Work


RoadZones today 

 

11/21-From the Henry Co. Commission


HENRY COUNTY COMMISSION, HENRY COUNTY MISSOURI
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014, 14th DAY OF THE OCTOBER 2014 TERM


 

11/21-National Rural Health Day


Affordable Care Act provides incentives to encourage doctors to serve in rural America, funds health rural centers, helps rural Americans get access to care
USDA awarding more than $10 million in grants to support telemedicine and rural health research
 

11/21-Umm...but it's worth it!


Missouri’s Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Slightly Higher than National Average

Fall is in the air. Harvest is nearing completion. Thanksgiving is almost here! Thanksgiving brings together family and friends to share a mostly traditional meal and fellowship.

11/21-Making College More Affordable


During visit to nationally-recognized Lincoln Prep Academy, Gov. Nixon discusses efforts to make college more affordable
Missouri again leading all 50 states in holding down tuition increases at public four-year universities, Gov. Nixon announces

11/21-That Old Gift Card May Be Worth Something


State Treasurer Clint Zweifel reminds Missourians to keep old gift cards and to participate in the Unclaimed Property charitable donation program
Many expired gift cards are still redeemable through Unclaimed Property
 
 

11/21-Death in Holden


Holden – The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office released the name of a woman who died Monday when her house trailer caught fire at 614 N.W. 1421st Road.

11/21-Happy 100th Birthday!


MU Extension celebrates 100 years of service: The Greater Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and Chamber staff presented the University of Missouri Extension with a cake and certificate on Wednesday, Nov. 19.

11/21-Bicycles Needed


Fire Chief Leo Huff indicated on Tuesday afternoon there is a big need for donated bicycles, trikes and wagons and firefighters are appealing for donations.

11/21-From the SCCSO


Sex offender wanted by Bates County

11/21-Operation Dry Water


NASBLA, Patrol Release Operation Dry Water Results

Colonel Ronald K. Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, is pleased to inform the public of the national and state results from Operation Dry Water 2014.

11/21-Navy Handling Of...


USS Jefferson City problems “bizarre”

MONet  November 20, 2014 by Bob Priddy

Something has happened with the Navy’s nuclear submarine named for Missouri’s Capitol City that is so serious the sub has been stalled in Guam for five months.

11/21-International Students...


a half-billion dollar boost (AUDiO)

MONet  November 21, 2014 by Bob Priddy

More students from foreign countries than ever before are going to college in Missouri. That means a lot of money for the state’s economy.

11/21-From the Brownfield Network


Armed to Farm: Meet Military Veterans Ag Liaison, plus four other stories for today.
 

11/20-Reducing Property Damage


Tampa, FL (November 20, 2014) - As snow blankets the northern U.S. and many areas battle freezing temperatures, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), a national research and communications organization, offers severe winter weather guidance for home and business owners to reduce their property damage risks.
 

11/20-From the SCCSO


Warrant arrest

11/20-SPEAKOUT 11/24-11/26


OUR PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM 'SPEAKOUT' CAN BE HEARD ONCE AGAIN THIS MONDAY THROUGH WED. OUR GUEST ON MONDAY WILL BE FROM THE HENRY CO. HEALTH CENTER...TUESDAY, IT'S 'TEAMING UP FOR MENTAL HEALTH'...AND ON WED. WE'LL TALK ABOUT WHY YOU SHOULD GIVE TO THE SALVATION ARMY.

11/20-HCSO Report/Arrests


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
November 19, 2014 0700 a.m.- November 20, 2014

11/20-Kick the Habit!


Missourians Urged To Kick Smoking Habit for Good
Great American Smokeout is Thursday
 

11/20-Protecting Consumers


McCaskill uses Senate hearing to Target Phone Scams Against Seniors
Senator grills companies on private industry’s role in stopping fraudsters

11/20-Area Road and Bridge Work


RoadZones today 
 

11/20-State Issues Bonds


State of Missouri issues $92 million in bonds for Fulton State Hospital
Missouri’s AAA credit rating ensures low interest rates for construction of a state-of-the-art facility that will improve care and safety
 

11/20-More New Jobs in KC


Tech agency to expand in Kansas City and add 100 new jobs, Gov. Nixon announces
The Nerdery to invest $4.3 million to open a larger location in Missouri
 

11/20-From Osceola to the Military


Army Pvt. David P. Sturgeon has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

11/20-Over the River and...


As the holidays are approaching, more families are planning travel for the Thanksgiving Holiday this year compared to last year.

11/20-Where to Plant


Reduce Those Winter Heating Bills

11/20-Sending It Over There


USDA Helps Open and Expand Export Markets for U.S. Agriculture

11/20-From the Henry Co. Health Center


Weekly tips, news, updates and more.

11/20-Funding Job Training


 A state board has approved a $2 million grant to help fund Missouri job-training efforts that have been scaled back because of a state budget freeze.

11/20-Guns For Everyone!


(FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury’s decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

11/20-From the SCCSO


Warrant arrest

11/20-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


One accident and one arrest from West-Central MO.
 

11/20-Victim's Family...


after Missouri execution: ‘He was my big brother’

MONet  November 19, 2014 by Mike Lear

The family of the man Leon Taylor murdered says today, the day of Taylor’s execution, is their day.

11/20-Open Enrollment Is...


—open (Audio)

MONet  November 20, 2014 by Bob Priddy

Open enrollment in the federal health insurance plan appears to be going more smoothly this year.

11/20-From the Brownfield Network


Veteran on-the-farm to help other vets, plus other stories.
 

11/19-Clinton Police Dept. Arrest Report


A 47 year old from Clinton.

11/19-HCSO Report/Arrests


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
November 18, 2014 0700 a.m.- November 19, 2014

11/19-It's Time to Buy


With less than 10 days before Black Friday, retailers are building buzz by promoting huge discounts in advance of the busy shopping weekend.

11/19-Nov. is National Caregivers Month


I Heart Caregivers: Spotlighting Those Who Help Others in MO
 

11/19-MissouriHealth+


Home State Health Announces Partnership with MissouriHealth+

11/19-She's Listening!


Congresswoman Hartzler announces staff listening post in St. Clair County
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) announces a 4th Congressional District staff listening post has been scheduled for Tuesday morning, Dec. 2, 10-11 a.m., at the St. Clair County Library in Osceola.
 

11/19-Stuff the Turkey, Not Yourself!


Thanksgiving is almost here, which means football, family, food, food, and more food. According to the Calorie Control Council, the average American may eat more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on this holiday. These figures don’t count breakfast or late-night snacking on leftovers, so many people probably eat well over 5,000 or 6,000 calories.

11/19-Area Road and Bridge Work


New Work Today and Updates/Changes
 

11/19-Clinton City Council Meets


The Clinton City Council met in regular session for the second time in Nov. Tuesday night with a fairly light agenda before them.

11/19-It's Been Six Years


Missouri Missing: Information Still Needed on David Cook Disappearance

11/19-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Injuries from Osceola and Rich Hill and arrests from Holden and Cole Camp.
 

11/19-MO Executes Prisoner(three stories)


Missouri executes Leon Taylor for 1994 murder in Independence

MONet  November 19, 2014 by Mike Lear

Missouri has carried out the execution of 56-year-old Leon Taylor, who was sentenced to death in 1999 for the murder in April 1994 of Robert Newton, the attendant at an Independence convenience store he had just robbed of $400.

11/19-Ferguson Commission...


vows reconciliation and healing (AUDIO)

MONet  November 19, 2014 by Bob Priddy

The leaders of the newly-appointed Ferguson Commission talk of diversity and unity as they start working on the problems highlighted by the Michael Brown shooting.
 

11/19-From the Brownfield Network


Missouri test plots’ mega corn crop, plus other stories for today.
 

11/18-Nixon and Legislators...


in familiar postures (AUDIO)

MONet  November 18, 2014 by Bob Priddy

The next round of state law-making doesn’t start for about two months. But relations between the Governor and the legislature are already rocky.

11/18-DED Releases Oct. 2014 Jobs Report


Jefferson City, Mo. – Missouri’s unemployment rate dropped by four-tenths of a point to 5.9 percent in October, the lowest since June 2008, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

11/18-From the SCCSO


Felony warrant issued

11/18-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Arrests from Calhoun and Clinton.

11/18-HCSO Report/Arrests


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
November 17, 2014 0700 a.m.- November 18, 2014

11/18-Gobble Up Food Deals


All the optimism surrounding lower gas prices may be clouded by record-high food costs, according to consulting firm Customer Growth Partners (CGP). While retail experts are predicting between 4 and 4.5 percent increase in holiday sales this year, CGP is estimating more modest growth (3.4 percent) due in part to rising food costs.
 

11/18-Spring Enrollment at SFCC


SFCC spring enrollment now open
 

11/18-KC Air Show Returns


Kansas City Air Show to Return in 2015
U.S. Navy Blue Angels to headline impressive lineup

11/18-Volunteers Needed at Clinton Senior Center


Have you been looking for something rewarding to do? Well, here is your chance!
RSVP needs your help with several volunteer position openings at the Clinton Senior Center.

11/18-Suicide and Veterans


Senator Blunt, Colleagues Introduce Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention For American Veterans Act

11/18-Getting Educated About Insurance


Care Connection, MU Extension Offer Health Insurance Marketplace Seminar

11/18-Offering Veterans Better Health


Thank Our Veterans and Offer Steps to Better Health

11/18-New Fund Opened to Help Memory Loss Patients


The Truman Lake Community Foundation has established a new fund to assist Henry County patients and families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
 

11/18-Clinton High School's National Honor Society


CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES
NEW MEMBERS TO NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

Twenty-seven students from Clinton High School were recently inducted as new members of the National Honor Society in a ceremony held in the high school’s Performing Arts Center.

11/18-Upcoming Meeting


The Clinton Rural Fire Protection Inc. will hold an annual meeting of members on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Friends Room of the Henry County Library.

11/18-From the SCCSO(weekly report)


St. Clair County Sheriff's Office News Release for Nov. 10-17, 2014

Deputies from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office took a variety of calls for service from Nov. 10-17.  Sheriff Scott Keeler said deputies made four warrant arrests and took reports of assault, burglary, vandalism and stealing.
 

11/18-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Injuries from Calhoun and Amsterdam, MO.
 

11/18-Toy Drive


12th Annual Trooper Michael L. Newton Toy Drive Kickoff

Captain Eric T. Olson, commanding officer of Troop A, Lee’s Summit, announces the kickoff of the 12th Annual Trooper Michael L. Newton Toy Drive. The toy drive will begin on November 21, 2014, and will run through December 10, 2014.

11/18-MO Represented as...


National Guard receives Patriot Award

MONet  November 17, 2014 by Mike Lear

The National Guard has received the American Patriot Award from the National Defense University in a ceremony in Washington D.C. and the Missouri National Guard was well-represented.

11/18-The MO National Guard Will Be Ready(two stories)


MO National Guard activated ahead of Ferguson grand jury decision

MONet  November 17, 2014 by Mike Lear

Governor Jay Nixon has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency and activating the National Guard to support law enforcement during any period of unrest that might occur following the decision of the grand jury in the Michael Brown case.
 

11/18-From the Brownfield Network


Ag shippers survey shows rail service slippage, but five other stories.
 

11/17-Show Offs Welcome


2015 State Fair Theme: "Show Offs Welcome"
Festival continues to offer fun for the whole family
 
(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced today the theme for the 2015 Missouri State Fair will be "Show Offs Welcome."

11/17-Clinton Police Dept. Arrest Report


A 28 year old from Clinton.

11/17-Meeting Moved to Dec.


The Tobacco Coalition Meeting originally scheduled for November 19th at 4:00pm has been rescheduled to December 18th at 4:00pm at the Henry County Health Center.  If you are interested in attending please contact Gary French at 660-885-8193 ext. 112 or frencg@lpha.mopublic.org for more information.

11/17-HCSO Report/Arrests


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
November 14, 2014 0700 a.m.- November 17, 2014

11/17-Scholarships for Police Academy


Estate Gift Establishes Scholarship for Central Missouri Police Academy

11/17-News About Waters of the U.S.(two stories)


MISSOURI CORN GROWERS CALL OUT EPA ON WATER RULE 

11/17-The Military and Agriculture


USDA Announces Karis Gutter as USDA's First Military Veterans Agriculture Liaison

11/17-Financial Focus


Charitable Giving Pays Off … for Everyone
Article 8 – Nov. 17, 2014
Reported by: Steve Kueny, JD Manning, Stan Davis
 

11/17-Open For Comment


Kander Announces Initiative Petition Amending Article III of the Missouri Constitution Is Open for Public Comment

11/17-Nature Shopping


Beat Black Friday blues with Nature Shop buys
The Conservation Department has something for everyone on your shopping list.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Are you dreading the crowds and conundrums of holiday shopping? Kick off your shoes, fire up the laptop or tablet, and take care of Christmas shopping with nature-themed gifts online.
 

11/17-Honoring Veterans


It’s a Great Day to be a CARDINAL!
Clinton Middle School Spotlight submitted by Dr. Ashlee Holmes

As tradition goes, Veterans’ Day is a time to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, commitment to serve, and the sacrifices they have made for our freedoms.

11/17-From U.S. Rep. Hartzler


View From the Capitol - Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler's Newsletter for the Week of November 10-14, 2014

11/17-Revenues Are Down For Education


State Releases October 2014 Report on Lottery and Gaming Revenues

11/17-Gov. Nixon in Clinton


Gov. Nixon recognizes workforce development efforts of businesses, education and community leaders in Henry County
During visit to Clinton Technical School, Governor applauds Henry County for recent designation as a Certified Work Ready Community

11/17-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Injuries from Clinton, Holden and others, plus arrests from Warrensburg and Sedalia.

11/17-Food Safety and Sports


The food safety manager at Kansas City's Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums, home to the Royals and the Chiefs claims poor food handling and dirty conditions have routinely been putting fans' health at risk -- including during the World Series.

11/17-Low-Income Missourians...


can get help staying warm stay warm this winter

MONet  November 14, 2014 by Kyle Loethen

The Missouri Department of Social Services has launched its program to help low-income households cope with heating bills through March.

11/17-MO Representatives Vote...


along party lines on Keystone XL

MONet  November 14, 2014 by Mike Lear

The U.S. House has voted to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, clearing the way for the Senate to vote on the bill next week.

11/17-MO Natural Gas Supply...


called “robust” (AUDIO)

MONet  November 17, 2014 by Bob Priddy

Missouri might be lagging behind some other states in natural gas being used to generate power. But it’s becoming more popular in other ways.

11/17-MO Speaker Uses...


campaign fund for other GOP after saying no ’16 run

MONet  November 17, 2014 by Mike Lear

When Tim Jones announced he would not run for a statewide office in the 2016 campaign cycle, his campaign committee had more than $993-thousand dollars.

11/17-From the Brownfield Network


Preparing for PEDv again this winter, plus other stories.
 

11/14-Driving in a Winter Wonderland


Winter Weather Calls For Caution When Driving

Missouri’s weather forecast is calling for snow across much of the state this weekend. Winter weather affects driving conditions and traffic patterns. The Missouri State Highway Patrol encourages motorists to plan ahead and drive safely or not at all during inclement weather.

11/14-Charged or Not...


execution looms for Missouri inmate Leon Taylor

MONet  November 14, 2014 by Mike Lear

The attorney for the man Missouri is scheduled to execute next week told Missourinet he is a changed man, but one of the men that prosecuted him remains confident the death sentence is just.

11/14-No Bond Warrant Arrest


On Nov. 13, Donald Wells Jr., 40, Osceola, was arrested on a no bond warrant from Kansas for a parole violation.

11/14-Open For Enrollment


Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace Opens Nov. 15 for Enrollment

Missourians Can Find Affordable Options for Quality Health Insurance and In-Person Help through Cover Missouri Coalition

11/14-HCSO Report/Arrests


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
November 13, 2014 0700 a.m.- November 14, 2014

11/14-More Jobs for KC, MO


Sungevity Selects Kansas City For New Sales And Service Center

Global solar energy provider will create 595 jobs in Kansas City

 

11/14-Deer, You and Cars


MDC says deer on the move with cold weather
Cautions drivers to be alert for deer along busy roadways.

11/14-MoDOT Express Lane


MoDOT Launches Web Page Noting Unexpected Bridge Closings, plus other stories.
 

11/14-Michael Brown Family Attorneys...


trial of Darren Wilson needed

MONet  November 14, 2014 by Mike Lear

The attorneys for the Michael Brown family say having a case against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson go to trial would be better for the public than the grand jury process that has been taking place.

11/14-From the Brownfield Network



Record soybean exports, plus other stories.
 

11/14-MO Drops Two Spots...


in yearly study of child well-being

MONet  November 13, 2014 by Kyle Loethen

A foundation set up to promote better futures for all U.S. children has published its annual Kids Count report.

11/14-Brown Family Attorney...


responds to MO Governor’s Ferguson address

MONet  November 13, 2014 by Mike Lear

Attorneys for the Michael Brown family say Governor Jay Nixon spoke too much to protesters, and not enough to law enforcement, in his statement Tuesday.

11/14-Federal Panel...


denies stay to Missouri inmate scheduled to die

MONet  November 13, 2014 by Mike Lear

A 3-judge panel of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a stay of execution to the Missouri inmate scheduled to die by lethal injection next week.

11/13-Blunt Re-Elected


Senator Blunt Re-Elected As Vice Chairman Of Senate Republican Conference

11/13-MCCA Honors SFCC Nominees at Annual Convention


SEDALIA—Three State Fair Community College nominees received awards Nov. 5-7 at the Missouri Community College Association’s (MCCA) annual convention in Branson.

11/13-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Four arrests, two of those are from Clinton.

11/13-Open Enrollment Set to Begin


Health Care Marketplace Open Enrollment Set to Begin this Saturday, November 15th

11/13-From the SCCSO


Stealing reports and warrant arrests

11/13-HCSO Report/Arrests


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
November 12, 2014 0700 a.m.- November 13, 2014

11/13-Mobile Justice App


...Civil Rights In Your Pocket
St. Louis, MO - Not every Missourian has a lawyer on speed dial, but they can have a powerful tool in their pockets, thanks to the new Mobile Justice smartphone app which allows users to document and report interactions with police.

11/13-Open For Comment


Kander Announces Initiative Petition Amending Article III of the Missouri Constitution Is Open for Public Comment

11/13-It's the MOST!


State Treasurer Clint Zweifel announces MOST 529 Poster Contest People’s Choice Winners selected by public
More than 1,400 votes were cast online via likes on Facebook

11/13-Lookin' For Eagles


Discover nature with MDC Eagle Days
Join wildlife watchers around the state to view our nation’s symbol in action.
 

11/13-The Great American Smokeout


10 TiPS TO HELP SMOKERS QUIT
American Cancer Society Offers Tips to Help You Quit During the Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

11/13-They Want to be Dry and Warm Too


PET SAFETY CONCERNS RISE AS TEMPERATURES FALL –
Cold Weather tips from the Humane Society of Missouri
 
With cold weather here and continuing, the Humane Society of Missouri urges all pet owners to bring their pets inside and exercise the utmost caution when exposing pets to the cold. Pets rely on their owners to help stay warm during cold weather.

11/13-Area Road and Bridge Work


RoadZones today

11/13-Be On the Lookout


The Henry County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate a green in color Kia Soul with a Kansas License plate of 384-HBE.

11/13-Workers...Or Not


Authorities in Henry County are advising everyone to be on the lookout for thieves who may be dressed as maintenance workers, when in fact, they are stealing copper and other valuable items from cell phone towers in this area.

11/13-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Injuries from Clinton and Montrose plus arrests from Clinton, Holden and Cole Camp.

11/13-MO Supreme Court...


rejects appeal of double-murderer

MONet  November 12, 2014 by Mike Lear

The state Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a man sentenced to death for the 2006 murders of his cousin and her husband.
 

11/13-Cerner Corp...


$4.45 billion development underway in Kansas City

MONet  November 12, 2014 by Missourinet Contributor


 

11/13-From the Brownfield Network


What if your pet is exposed to Ebola?...plus other stories.
 

11/12-From the Henry Co. Sheriff's Office


Many people are receiving a post card in the mail notifying them to call 1-888-391-2719 to claim a reward card usable at many retail outlets. 

11/12-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Four arrests, two are from Clinton.

11/12-HCSO Report/Arrests


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
November 11, 2014 0700 a.m.- November 12, 2014

11/12-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


Serious injuries to a Windsor resident, plus three other injury accidents.
 

11/12-Ford Rolls Out...


design of F-150 soon to be built in Claycomo, Missouri

MONet  November 11, 2014 by Mike Lear

Ford officials are launching in Michigan today a newly redesigned truck that will soon be made at Kansas City.

11/12-Michael Brown's Parents Speak...


at UN hearing on police torture

MONet  November 11, 2014 by Kyle Loethen


Michael Brown’s mother is asking protestors to “pause, plan and prepare” in their response to a grand jury verdict.

11/12-Gov. Nixon and Law Enforcement...


plan for grand jury decision in Ferguson

MONet  November 11, 2014 by Jessica Machetta

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says law enforcement in Ferguson, St. Louis County, St. Louis City, other area municipalities and the State Highway Patrol will work together when a grand jury releases its decision in the Michael Brown shooting investigation.
 

11/12-MO Lawmaker...


stands by post-election party switch

MONet  November 12, 2014 by Mike Lear

The state representative who switched parties after last week’s election expects to be more effective the next two years.

11/12-Committee Will Study...


Missouri Attorney General’s office

MONet  November 12, 2014 by Mike Lear

The outgoing House Speaker is anticipated to announce a committee in response to a New York Times article that tied Missouri’s Attorney General to donations from a company he had halted an investigation of.

11/12-From the Brownfield Network


Veteran healing through farming, plus four other stories.
 

11/11-Trying to Stop Meth in MO


Representative Bahr Praises Recent Successes Against Meth Crime In Missouri

Stop-Sale Technology Preventing Illegal Use Of Pseudoephedrine Medicines

11/11-Kidnapping Arrests


Two people are being held at the Pettis County Jail on $500,000 bond following their arrest Saturday on charges stemming from the Oct. 31 kidnapping of a Sedalia woman, according to Sedalia Police Department reports.

11/11-HCSO Report/Arrests


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

11/11-Stop Delaying America's Mail


The National Rural Letter Carriers' Association and three other postal unions are organizing a National Day of Action Nov. 14, the day the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors meets for its final public meeting in 2014.

11/11-Serving Those Who Served Us


FACT SHEET: The Obama Administration Continues its Commitment to Veterans,
Service Members, and Military Families

11/11-From the Henry Co. Commission


HENRY COUNTY COMMISSION, HENRY COUNTY MISSOURI
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 6, 2014, 11th DAY OF THE OCTOBER 2014 TERM

11/11-Financial Focus


FINANCIAL FOCUS
Yipes! IPO Hype Can Lead to Risky Investing
 

11/11-Putting Vets and Youth to Work


Veterans and Youth Projects Announced as part of Veterans Day Observance
 
Over 300 Veterans and Youth to go to Work Improving Natural and Historic Resources

11/11-From the Cass Co. Sheriff's Office


Picture the following hypothetical scenario: A chief at a press conference states, “Ladies and gentlemen I have gathered you here today, because police use of force cases are routinely mishandled by journalists and community leaders.

11/11-From the SCCSO(weekly report)


St. Clair County Sheriff's Office News Release for Nov. 3-10, 2014


St. Clair County Sheriff Office deputies took a variety of calls for service from Nov. 3-10. Sheriff Scott Keeler said deputies continued the search for a missing man, made three warrant arrests, took a property damage complaint, and a stealing report. 

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


Three injuries from this area and two injuries from a Henry Co. accident.

11/11-Same-Sex Marriage Debate...


has several fronts in Missouri (AUDIO)

MONet  November 10, 2014 by Mike Lear

The fight over whether or not same-sex couples can marry in Missouri is moving on several different fronts.

11/11-Architect of...


Mamtek scam in Moberly sentenced to prison

MONet  November 10, 2014 by Mike Lear

The man who scammed Moberly, the state, and investors out of millions of dollars over a promised artificial sweetener plant has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
 

11/11-McDonald's Toys Recalled...


due to choking hazards

MONet  November 10, 2014 by Mike Lear

McDonald’s is recalling nearly 2.3-million “Hello Kitty Birthday Lollipop” whistles after two reports of children sucking pieces of the toy into their mouths.
 

11/11-Proposed Power Line...


across northern Missouri debated

MONet  November 11, 2014 by Mike Lear

The Missouri Public Service Commission has started taking testimony from those for and against running a high-voltage power line across northern Missouri.
 

11/11-From the Brownfield Network


80% of U.S. corn, 90% of soybeans harvested, plus other stories.
 

11/10-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report


Five arrests, four are from Clinton.

11/10-Stealing From the Sheriff!


After several weeks of investigation by Morgan County Detectives, a probable cause affidavit was presented to the Morgan County Prosecuting Attorney on Tami A. Davis.

11/10-HCSO Report/Arrests


PRESS RELEASE
Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
November 7, 2014 0700 a.m.- November 11, 2014

11/10-Wanting to Hear From Veterans


McCaskill Seeks Feedback From Veterans with Secret Shopper Survey
Senator’s initiative gathers feedback directly from veterans to improve the VA health care experience

11/10-Our Gov. Will be a Vice Chairman


Gov. Nixon will serve as vice chairman of Governors’ Biofuels Coalition for 2015; will take chairmanship in 2016

11/10-MO Diabetes Rates on the Rise


It's "American Diabetes Month"
Jefferson City, MO – Even though there are ways to help prevent Type 2 diabetes with healthy lifestyle choices, it's estimated that nearly one third of people will have the disease by 2050, if current trends continue.

11/10-Area Road and Bridge Work


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

11/10-Here's How Much You're Worth


Missouri Minimum Wage Rate Set
Wage Rate in Effect Jan. 1

11/10-EQIP Funding in MO


NRCS Announces December 19 Deadline for EQIP Funding in Missouri

 

11/10-Petition Open for Comment


Kander Announces Initiative Petition Amending Article III of the Missouri Constitution Is Open for Public Comment

11/10-Cease and Desist


Kander Halts Biodiesel Investment Scam
 
 

11/10-SFCC Wants to Know


SFCC seeks public input for campus master plan
SEDALIA—The public is invited to share its vision for the future of the State Fair Community College campus in a communitywide focus group meeting Nov. 13.
 

11/10-Bad Checks in West-Central MO


The Henry County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has alerted the Windsor Chamber of Commerce, and others, to not accept checks from any accounts with the name Barbara Forgey on them.

11/10-From SCCSO


Warrant arrest

11/10-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP


A fatality from Lincoln plus injury accidents...and arrests from Collins, Edwards and others.
 

11/10-ACLU: Judge Strikes Down...


Missouri same-sex marriage ban

MONet  November 7, 2014 by Mike Lear

The American Civil Liberties Union says a U.S. District Court Judge has stricken down Missouri’s 2004 constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and has thrown out a 1996 law to bar Recorders of Deeds in Missouri from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

11/10-MO Patrol Capt. Johnson...


on Ferguson ahead of grand jury decision

MONet  November 9, 2014 by Mike Lear

Any day now the grand jury hearing evidence in the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer will announce its decision whether to charge that officer with a crime.

11/10-State Parks Face...


longer camping season (AuDIO)

MONet  November 10, 2014 by Bob Priddy

Camping in Missouri’s state parks is up this year. And camping season isn’t over.

 

11/10-From the Brownfield Network


Genetically engineered potato approved, plus other stories
 

11/7-Fighting Tobacco Use in Henry Co.


The Henry County Health Center is forming a new coalition with a focus on tobacco usage in Henry County. 

11/7-Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines


Order native trees, shrubs, and woody vines from MDC State Nursery
MDC’s State Nursery offers a variety of native seedlings for reforestation, windbreaks, erosion control, and wildlife food and cover.

11/7-Time For the Bells!


A turbulent and unstable economy has created a new wave of Missourians who now find themselves unable to support their families.

11/6-Know Your Fuel Economy


EPA, DOE Release 2015 Fuel Economy Guide for Car Buyers 
 

11/6-Watch For Sinkholes


MDC reminds hunters to be wary of sinkholes

11/5-Help With Heat


Low-income Missourians to receive assistance staying warm this winter
 
Applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program now being accepted

11/5-MO Celebrates National Adoption Month


JEFFERSON CITY, MO—November is National Adoption Month in Missouri, a time to recognize the approximately 1,500 children in our state currently waiting and hoping to find forever homes with loving families.

11/3-State Offices Will Be Closed


Gov. Nixon issues executive order closing state offices on Friday after Thanksgiving

10/30-Saving On Your Energy Bill


As temperatures drop and days get shorter, you may be fearing the impending winter season based on last year's unusually frigid weather. Luckily, a recent forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expects temperatures to be warmer this season compared to last winter.

10/30-Seeking Volunteers During Tax Season


AARP FOUNDATION SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR FREE TAX ASSISTANCE AND PREPARATION PROGRAM

10/30-'High Dose' is Now 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. 

The Henry County Health Center now has high dose flu vaccine available for ages 65 and older.
 
 

10/29-Deadlines Extended


USDA Extends Dairy Margin Protection Program Deadlines
Enrollment Continues Through Dec. 5; Comments Accepted Until Dec. 15

10/22-Reporting Dates Coming Up


FSA Reminds Producers of Upcoming Crop Reporting Dates for Forage Crops and Fall-Seeded Small Grains

10/16-Flu Shots, Get Your Flu Shots Here


Get your flu shot today
It’s time to get your flu shot, especially if you are older or have chronic health problems. That’s the message from Care Connection for Aging Services, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, and the National Council on Aging.
 

10/10-Learning About Missouri's Wetlands


Book reveals Missouri's rich waterfowl and wetland history

10/7-Just About Time To Sign Up


Medicare Part D Prescription Coverage Review Time Nears

Just like a lot of other things, seniors’ Medicare Part D prescription coverage deserves an annual review, and that time is coming.
 

10/7-2015 Natural Events Calendar On Sale


Don’t miss out on next year’s visual feast and the perennial crop of nature notes.
 

10/6-Share the Harvest


MDC and CFM encourage deer hunters to Share the Harvest
Help feed hungry Missourians by sharing your harvest. Funds are available to help cover processing costs.
 

10/1-Watch For Deer!


Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that deer are more active this time of year, and to please be especially vigilant during evening and early dawn hours.

10/1-Sharing Missouri's Roads...


with deer (AUDIO)

MONet  October 1, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Deer hunters already are in the woods and the corn is coming out of the fields.  The Highway Patrol says that means motorists need to step up their vigilance.
 

9/29-Stay Alert During Harvest Time


Fall has arrived, bringing with it the end of Missouri's growing season. This is the time of year crops are harvested.

9/25-Fall Into the Colors


Weekly fall color reports available
Weekly reports and a mobile app from the Conservation Department will help you find the best fall color all around the state.
 

9/24-Time for a Review


Just like a lot of other things, seniors’ Medicare Part D prescription coverage deserves an annual review and that time is coming.

9/16-A Different Kind of Deer Season


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

 

9/10-Driving and the Fall Season


Fall Brings Changing Weather And Possible Flash Flooding

 

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