Local and Regional News

10/23-More Jobs for KC

XPO Logistics opens in Kansas City, will create up to 125 new jobs, Gov. Nixon announces
Leading transportation logistics company invests $1.2 million to open new logistics center in Missouri

10/23-Stolen Truck

Report of truck stolen at Pilot

On Oct. 23, a St. Clair County deputy responded to Pilot truck stop, Collins, in reference to a stolen motor vehicle.

10/23-Clinton Police Dept. Arrest Report

A 25 year old from Creighton.

10/23-HCSO Report/Arrests

Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
October 22, 2014 0700 a.m.- October 23, 2014

10/23-Chase Ends in Cole Camp

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at approximately 14:00 hrs, deputies of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office received information that a subject by the name of Timothy Farr was leaving the Ivy bend area of Morgan County and possibly heading to the Cole Camp area of Benton County.

10/23-SPEAKOUT 10/27-10/30


10/23-Hiring of New Commissioner Should be an Open Process

Teachers Urge Open, Transparent, and Inclusive Process in Hiring of Commissioner of Education.

10/23-Made in Rural America

USDA Releases New State-by-State "Made in Rural America" Report

New Data Demonstrates Obama Administration's Record Breaking Investments in Rural America

10/23-Area Road and Bridge Work

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

10/23-Returning Unclaimed Property

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel returns $1.2 million of Unclaimed Property in large accounts
Still 71 accounts with $100,000 or more waiting to be claimed

10/23-Heroin Arrest in Bates Co.

On October 22nd 2014 Bates County Narcotics Unit and CNET Drug Task Force conducted an undercover operation at Taco Bell in Butler, Mo.

10/23-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office

Two warrant arrests.

10/23-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP

No arrests in West-Central MO but one injury from Raymore.

10/23-Alderman, Justice Dept. Slam...

Michael Brown investigation leaks

MONet  October 23, 2014 by Mike Lear

A stream of evidence in the Michael Brown shooting investigation has been leaking out in recent days, and that’s alarming some St. Louis community leaders.

10/23-State Senators: Is MO Ready...

for Ebola? (AUDIO)

MONet  October 23, 2014 by Bob Priddy

Some state lawmakers want to make sure state agencies have the resources and the authority they need to keep Ebola away from Missouri, or to deal with it if it shows up.

10/23-Results of Another...

Michael Brown autopsy released

MONet  October 22, 2014 by Mike Lear

Michael Brown, Junior, was shot in the hand at close range and had been using marijuana, according to the official autopsy report, now obtained and reported on by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

10/23-From the Brownfield Network

NCBA says COOL has to go, plus one other story.

10/22-SPEAKOUT 10/23


10/22-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report

Arrests from Osceola and Clinton.

10/22-Saving For Retirement

Kander Marks National Save for Retirement Week

10/22-From the Henry Co. Health Center

Weekly tips, news, updates and more.

10/22-HCSO Report/Arrests

Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
October 21, 2014 0700 a.m.- October 22, 2014

10/22-SFCC and WAFB

...sign memorandum of understanding
SEDALIA—State Fair Community College and Whiteman Air Force Base recently signed another five-year memorandum of understanding enabling the college to offer educational degree programs to Whiteman personnel.

10/22-Area Road and Bridge Work

MoDOT/Southwest Road Report for Wednesday, October 22
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)

10/22-Reporting Dates Coming Up

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

10/22-Consumers to Receive Payments

AG Koster announces Missouri consumers to receive payments from antitrust settlement with LCD manufacturers

10/22-Guilty Plea in Case Where Body Was Found in Truman Lake

BUFFALO, Mo. - Larry Warner of Springfield, one of three people charged for the death of 15-year-old Khighla Parks of Greene County in September 2012, pleaded guilty last Friday in Dallas County Circuit Court. 

10/22-Man Set on Fire in Warrensburg

A 29-year-old man suffered third- and fourth-degree burns to over 50 percent of his body after someone set him on fire Monday night.

10/22-The Clinton City Council Meets

The Clinton City Council met in regular session last night and excessive rain causing problems around the City seemed to a theme throughout the meeting.

10/22-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP

Injuries from Sedalia and arrests from Collins and Belton.

10/22-Former MO Congressman Sees...

Congressional hostilities softening (AUDIO)

MONet  October 22, 2014 by Bob Priddy

A former Missouri Congressman who ran for President twice thinks time is going  will restore Congress to a productive level after several acrimonious years.

10/22-Ebola and Travel

Hartzler and Blunt Respond to DHS Announcement of Travel Restrictions

10/22-New Commission and an Arrest(two stories)

Nixon: new ‘Ferguson commission’ will seek lessons from unrest and a state senator is arrested.


10/22-From the Brownfield Network

Pesticide drift rating available, plus three other stories.

10/21-Local Chaplain Recognized

Suzanne Lynch Receives National Recognition for Delivery of Superior Spiritual Guidance during National Pastoral Care Week

10/21-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office

Deputies take reports regarding burned vehicles, money vault stolen from COE and burglary at Old Plantation Motel

10/21-Crystal Wagon Award

Senator Blunt Honored For Contribution To Health, Welfare Of Children
Blunt Accepted “Crystal Wagon Award” From Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital

10/21-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report

Two arrests, both are from Clinton.

10/21-HCSO Report/Arrests

Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
October 20, 2014 0700 a.m.- October 21, 2014

10/21-Financial Pressure Rises

...For "Sandwich Generation"

Millions of Americans are shouldering additional responsibility for parents and children; understanding options, including insurance, can reduce stress and save money

10/21-MO State Archives Honored

Kander’s Office Honored with National Medallion Award

10/21-Area Road and Bridge Work

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

10/21-Accident Injures Students

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban Kansas City say one girl suffered serious injuries and 12 others had minor injuries after a collision involving a school bus carrying a high school volleyball team.

10/21-Weaubleau Man Pleads Guilty

project safe childhood/three missouri men plead guilty to child porn


10/21-Here We Go, Royals and Giants(five stories)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.
Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday's workout. "I can't believe that just happened, dude," pitcher James Shields razzed.

10/21-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office News Release for Oct. 10-20, 2014

St. Clair County Sheriff Office deputies took a variety of calls for service from Oct. 10-20. Sheriff Scott Keeler said deputies made five warrant arrests and took reports regarding property damage, physical disturbance, stealing and a dog being shot by an individual.

10/21-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP

Serious injuries from Harrisonville and arrests from Clinton, Adrian and Sedalia.

10/21-MO Social Services Responds to...

claim of ‘horrendous’ Medicaid service

MONet  October 21, 2014 By Mike Lear

State lawmakers want to know what the Department of Social Services is doing to answer the needs of people calling its Medicaid hotline, after hearing about one woman’s runaround.

10/21-From the Brownfield Network

Missouri crops behind, plus other stories for the Show-Me State.

10/21-MO Comm. Betterment and West-Central MO

October, 2014

Nineteen communities and 17 individuals were honored at the Missouri Community Betterment (MCB) conference in Columbia. The Awards Banquet was the highlight of the 51st annual conference which assists communities to improve their quality of life.

10/20-Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future

(Lenexa, Kan., October 20, 2014) – United behind a theme of “Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future,” EPA Region 7 is urging parents, teachers and news media representatives to join federal, state and local health and environmental agencies in spreading the message of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 19-25.

10/20-Regional Highway Safety Award Winners Announced

JEFFERSON CITY - Four highway safety statewide award winners and 14 regional award winners were given recognition at the 2014 Blueprint for Safer Roadways Conference held in St. Louis last week.

10/20-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report

Eleven arrests, nine are from Clinton.

10/20-HCSO Report/Arrests

Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
October 17, 2014 0700 a.m.- October 20, 2014

10/20-Conservation Commission Meets

October 2014 Conservation Action
The Conservation Commission met Oct. 16 and 17 at Conservation Department Headquarters in Jefferson City. 

10/20-From U.S. Rep Hartrzler

View From the Capitol – Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler’s Newsletter for the Week of October 13-17, 2014

10/20-Area Road and Bridge Work

MoDOT Road Report for Monday, October 20
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)

10/20-Legit Tickets?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The anticipation can be exhilarating and excruciating. You want the gates to open so you can see your Kansas City Royals in the World Series, but imagine getting to the front of the line and finding out your tickets are fake.

10/20-Trying to Prevent Disease Spreading

Missouri approves tougher rules for captive deer
(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri officials have approved tougher regulations for deer ranchers and hunting preserves in an attempt to prevent the spread of disease.

10/20-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office

Deputies make warrant arrest and take stealing report

10/20-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP

A fatality from El Dorado Springs, plus injuries from Osceola, Warsaw and others...and arrests from Harrisonville, Cole Camp and others as well.

10/20-MO State Auditor Schweich to Test For...

fat budgets and speeders (AUDIO)

MONet  October 20, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Don’t say state auditor Tom Schweich is going to audit ten Missouri speed traps.

10/20-NY Times Report: Wilson Recounts...

struggle with Brown before shooting

MONet  October 18, 2014 By Mike Lear

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson struggled with Michael Brown in his police SUV before fatally shooting Brown, according to an account in the New York Times.

10/20-Ebola and Missouri(two stories)

Missouri health lab can now do preliminary Ebola tests

MONet  October 17, 2014 By Mike Lear

Missouri now has a lab to conduct preliminary tests for the Ebola virus.

10/17-HCSO Report/Arrests

Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
October 16, 2014 0700 a.m.- October 17, 2014

10/17-MoDOT Express Lane

MoDOT Allows Overweight Loads of Grain, plus other stories.

10/17-From State Senator Emery

Judging Amendment 3

10/17-Area Road and Bridge Work

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

10/17-Normal in Temps and Precip!?!?

(CNN) -- Oh good, the brutal cold conditions that froze much of the country last winter are unlikely to happen again.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in its seasonal outlook Thursday that some of those areas east of the Rockies might even see warmer temperatures this time.

10/17-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP

No accidents but two arrests...from Holden and Urich.

10/17-Exam Stations Closed

Driver Examination Stations —Temporary Closings Within Troop A

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

10/17-Legislature Asked to...

protect courageous children (AUDIO)

MONet  October 17, 2014 By Bob Priddy

The legislature has been asked to protect courageous children who describe how they’ve been abused.

10/17-MO Hospitals Say...

they’re ready for emergency (Audio)(two stories)

MONet  October 17, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Missouri hospital leaders have been holding their annual emergency preparedness conference this week.

10/17-From the Brownfield Network

Missouri farmer ready to get back in field, plus four other stories.

10/17-It's Set: KC and San Fran

World Series matchup set. Royals to face Giants after two late homers send Cardinals packing

10/16-Latest from the Henry Co. Commission


10/16-Supporting Job Creation

Congresswoman Hartzler honored for her support of America’s job-creating manufacturers

10/16-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report

Three arrested, two are from Clinton.

10/16-Missouri and Co-ops

Iowa Leads USDA's List of Top 100 Ag Co-ops

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.

10/16-HCSO Report/Arrests

Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
October 15, 2014 0700 a.m.- October 16, 2014

10/16-Reducing Diesel Emissions

EPA Announces Rebate Program to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses

10/16-Fun With Fall Colors

Discover nature with MDC through the fun of fall colors

10/16-Operation Safe Driver Week

Don’t Make a Rookie Mistake When Driving Around Big Rigs
Operation Safe Driver Week, October 19-25

10/16-Area Road and Bridge Work

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

10/16-Hauling More Than Normal

MoDOT to Allow Overweight Loads of Grain

10/16-It's Been a Blue October...and a WET October

We’ll be drying out (AUDIO)

MONet  October 16, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Finally we’re seeing some sunshine after one of the wettest starts to October on record.

10/16-Not Ebola!

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The University of Kansas Hospital reported on Wednesday afternoon that test results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirm a male patient in its care does not have Ebola. The man has been moved to lower level isolation according to the hospital.

10/16-UCM Female Students on the Look Out

WARRENSBURG, Mo. — A number of female students at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg are closely watching their backs after a fellow student told police two men grabbed her outside a residence hall.

10/16-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP

A fatality from Edwards and arrests from Garden City and Centerview.

10/16-MO Couple's...

$680K Florida dream home finished – on the wrong lot

MONet  October 15, 2014 By Mike Lear

A couple from Missouri has built their 680-thousand dollar dream home, accessable from air or the beach in a gated community in Florida, only to learn it has been built on the wrong lot.

10/16-Man Sentenced to Death...

asks MO Supreme Court for new trial

MONet  October 16, 2014 By Mike Lear

The arguments of a condemned Missouri inmate that he should get a new trial have been presented to the state Supreme Court.

10/16-From the Brownfield Network

A third challenge to MO farming rights measure, plus three other stories.

10/15-It's Missouri Day!

Kander Marks Missouri Day by Highlighting Missouri Digital Heritage

10/15-DED Releases Sept. Jobs Report

Jefferson City, Mo. – Missouri’s nonfarm payroll employment grew by 8,100 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted data released by the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The state’s unemployment rate held at 6.3 percent for the month.

10/15-Felony Warrant Arrest

Lyons arrested on felony warrant

10/15-HCSO Report/Arrests

Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
October 14, 2014 0700 a.m.- October 15, 2014

10/15-Latest from the Henry Co. Commission


10/15-Statewide Highway Safety Award Winners Announced

JEFFERSON CITY – Four highway safety statewide award winners and 14 regional award winners were given recognition at the 2014 Blueprint for Safer Roadways Conference held in St. Louis Sept. 29 – Oct. 1.

10/15-Area Road and Bridge Work

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

10/15-Update on Possible Ebola Victim in KC Area

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Encouraging news was revealed Tuesday afternoon from preliminary test results here in the metro as experts fight Ebola around the world. The World Health Organization says the death rate for Ebola is now at 70 percent.

10/15-USDA and Microloans

USDA is raising the borrowing limit for the microloan program from $35,000 to $50,000; simplify the lending processes; updating required "farming experience" to include other valuable experiences; and expanding eligible business entities to reflect changes in the way family farms are owned and operated.

10/15-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office

Deputies make warrant arrests and take report of stolen boat

10/15-Committee to Recommend...

better Missouri Water Patrol training

MONet  October 15, 2014 By Mike Lear

The chairwoman of a state House committee studying the merger of the Water Patrol into the Highway Patrol says some recommendation that committee will make are becoming clear.

10/15-Missouri's New Right to Farm...

challenged in court (AUDIO)

MONet  October 15, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Opponents of the Right to Farm amendment passed by voters in August hope the courts agree the legislature misled voters.

10/15-From the Brownfield Network

19 named to United Soybean Board

10/14-HCSO Report/Arrests

Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
October 10, 2014 0700 a.m.- October 14, 2014

10/14-Fighting Breast Cancer

Missourians Encouraged to "Make Strides" Against Breast Cancer

10/14-Recognizing Local Case Managers


10/14-Ebola in the KC Area?

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A man in his 40’s who complained of a high fever and other serious symptoms contacted and then entered The University of Kansas Hospital at about 6 a.m. on Monday.

10/14-Instead of Getting Stuffed, Give Stuffing Mix

At October's Business After Hours, the Clinton Chamber Ambassadors kicked off a food drive for the Samaritan Center. As part of Project Christmas Cheer, the Ambassadors are collecting regular-sized boxes of stuffing mix for the food boxes given to needy families.

10/14-Hearings About the MSHP/MSWP

Missouri lawmakers are gathering more testimony on the wisdom of the decision three years ago to make the Water Patrol a division of the State Highway Patrol.

10/14-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP

An injury from Holden and an arrest from Deepwater.

10/14-Vote to Come This Week...

on Missouri Captive deer regs (AUDIO)

MONet  October 14, 2014 By Bob Priddy

The Conservation Commission could approve the final regulations for captive deer herds later this week.

10/14-Abortion Rights...

backers, opponents hope 72-wait spurs Missouri voters

MONet  October 14, 2014 By Mike Lear

Supporters and opponents of abortion rights both hope that their side will be prompted to head to the polls next month by the votes this year to triple the waiting period for an abortion in Missouri.

10/14-Protests in St. Louis...

to continue after arrests, ‘OccupySLU’

MONet  October 13, 2014 By Mike Lear

Hundreds of protesters descended on St. Louis this weekend for demonstrations, rallies and speeches that will continue Monday.

10/14-From the Brownfield Network

FSA’s Dolcini on ARC/PLC, plus two other stories.

10/13-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report

Three arrests from this past weekend, all from Clinton.

10/13-Food Allergies and Halloween

For Halloween, Display a Teal Pumpkin for Food Allergy Awareness

10/13-Bass Pro Founder Inducted into MO Tourism Hall of Fame

Bass Pro Founder Inducted into Missouri Tourism Hall of Fame
Springfield, Missouri - One of Missouri’s most successful and well-known entrepreneurs was among eight award recipients recently recognized for contributions to the state’s tourism industry.

10/13-Area Road and Bridge Work

MoDOT Road Report for Monday, October 13
(Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the work)

10/13-Stormwater Violations

(Lenexa, Kan., October 10, 2014) – EPA Region 7 has reached an administrative settlement with the city of Raymore, Mo., to resolve municipal stormwater violations under the Clean Water Act.

10/13-MOST and Mizzou

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel announces MOST 529 University of Missouri Football Prize Package Giveaway
Two fans will each win a $529 contribution into a MOST 529 Account and four Mizzou™ football tickets

10/13-Grandson Charged With Murder

The identities of two people killed in a double homicide in rural Vernon County have been released.

10/13-From the St. Clair Co. Sheriff's Office(weekly report)

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office News Release for Oct. 6-10, 2014

St. Clair County Sheriff Scott Keeler said deputies made two warrant arrests, took reports of burglary, property damage, and stealing from Oct. 6-10.

10/13-Area Injury Accidents and Arrests from the MSHP

Four fatalities in one crash, plus injuries to area residents...and arrests from Calhoun, Cole Camp and others.

10/13-Two MO Lawmakers Want...

special prosecutors in all officer-involved shootings

MONet  October 13, 2014 By Mike Lear

In situations like the shooting deaths of Michael Brown, Junior or Vonderrit Myers, Junior, two state lawmakers say the local prosecutor should automatically be taken off the case.

10/13-MO Supreme Court to Hear...

appeal of condemned inmate Jesse Driskill

MONet  October 10, 2014 By Mike Lear

The state Supreme Court will hear Wednesday the appeal of a man sentenced to death for the murders of a Laclede County couple in July 2010.

10/13-From the Brownfield Network

Missouri farmland, pastureland values up more than expected, plus one other story.

10/10-Clinton P.D. Arrest Report

Arrests from Clinton and Osceola.

10/10-HCSO Report/Arrests

Tips Hotline 1-800-825-8477
October 9, 2014 0700 a.m.- October 10, 2014

10/10-Learning About Missouri's Wetlands

Book reveals Missouri's rich waterfowl and wetland history

10/10-MO Arts Council Awards Grants

Missouri Arts Council awards 337 annual grants statewide

10/10-MO Tree Health News

Emerald Ash Borer and Other News

10/10-MO Lottery to Save Money

Missouri Lottery to Save $4.9 Million with New Contract

10/10-Area Road and Bridge Work

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

10/10-Keeping Seniors Investments Safe

Kander Holds Symposium to Examine Senior Investor Protection Issues
Financial Services Industry, Law Enforcement and Advocates Gather to Discuss Protecting Seniors from Financial Fraud

10/10-Keeping Schools Safe

Grant will allow Missouri to further strengthen school emergency planning and safety, Gov. Nixon announces

10/10-Dairy Queen Hacked

NEW YORK CITY - Dairy Queen says that its payment systems were breached by hackers who may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates.

10/10-Protests in St. Louis

Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old man by police faced off with officers in southern St. Louis amid accusations of racial profiling in an area one lawyer has labelled a racial powder keg.

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

Three injuries, including one from Garden City...and one arrest.

10/10-Same Sex Couples...

to get state benefits (AUDIO)

MONet  October 10, 2014 By Bob Priddy

Spouses of some same-sex Missouri couples will be able to get state health insurance and get survivor benefits from the state retirement system because of a Kansas City circuit judge’s ruling a week ago that clears the way for state government to recognize the marriages of same-sex Missouri couples married...

10/10-Plan to Replace...

Missouri’s maximum security mental hospital updated (VIDEO)

October 9, 2014 By Mike Lear

A new maximum security mental hospital at Fulton could be ready to receive patients in 2018, the state Mental Health Commission was told today.

10/10-From the Brownfield Network

Congressman: EPA ‘getting pushback’ on WOTUS proposal, plus other stories.

10/9-Propane Providers Say Be Prepared!

Missouri Propane Consumers Need to Prepare Early
As the winter heating season approaches, the Missouri Propane Education and Research Council is encouraging propane customers to take steps to fill their tanks early to prepare for colder temperatures.

10/7-Dynamic Message Signs

...Raise Awareness for Safe Driving
Put Down Your Phone and Drive – It Can Wait

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.

10/2-National Teen Driver Safety Week

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Institute motor vehicle crashes are the #1 cause of death for adolescents. Recognizing distracted driving (primarily texting) and not wearing a seat belt are two critical factors in many fatal crashes.

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.

9/30-Oct. is Crime Prevention Month

The Missouri State Highway Patrol joins the National Crime Prevention Council in observing October 2014 as National Crime Prevention Month. It is always smart to keep safety in mind, no matter where you are.

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.

9/22-Call Before You Dig


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-A Different Kind of Deer Season

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


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.

9/11-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?

9/10-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. 

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

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