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STATE BUDGET PROJECTIONS


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he and budget leaders from the Missouri House and Senate have agreed on new revenue projections ...Read More

BROOKFIELD TO IMPLEMENT DELAYED START PLAN


The Brookfield School District will soon have a delayed start plan to provide another option when inclement weather hits ...Read More

HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL UPDATE


A large crowd attended Wednesday afternoon's groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Holy Rosary Catholic School in Monroe City ...Read More

MACON MAINTAINS SCHOOL START AFTER STATE FAIR


Students will again start the school year at Macon Schools once the Missouri State Fair concludes ...Read More

LEASE EXTENSION GRANTED FOR ENVELOPE MAKER


The Kirksville City Council has signed, sealed and delivered a lease extension with Cenveo Corporation, ensuring the envelope manufacturer's continued presence in the city's industrial building ...Read More

BOONVILLE ARCHIVES GOING DIGITAL


The Boonville School District hopes a conversion of old paper files to digital media will free up some space ...Read More

MOBERLY TAKING BOARD APPLICATIONS


The City of Moberly is taking applications for various boards and commissions ...Read More

MRMC STANDARDS HONORED


The national health care accrediting organization has awarded Moberly Regional Medical Center its prestigious honor as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2013 ...Read More

MARCELINE CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE FILING


Candidate filing for the Marceline City Council is now underway ...Read More

RANDOLPH COUNTY ASSESSOR EXPLAINS E-FILING


The Randolph County Assessor's Office has mailed the 2015 Personal Property Assessment Lists to almost 12,000 households and businesses in the county ...Read More

WESTRAN SCHOOLS PART OF COUNTY HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN


The Westran school district has offered to help Randolph County in the event of a disaster ...Read More

KNOX COUNTY SCHOOLS APPROVE PURCHASE COSTS


The Knox County School Board took care of a list of purchasing items at its regular meeting, according to Superintendent Andy Turgeon ...Read More

CENTRALIA TRACTOR PARADE


The eighth annual Centralia Tractor Parade is Friday night ...Read More

STATE OF EMERGENCY OVER


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ended the state of emergency that had been in effect since November 17th, when Missouri officials were worried about the response to a grand jury's decision on an indictment ...Read More

THREE HANNIBAL TEENS INJURED IN RALLS COUNTY


Three Hannibal teens were injured in a single vehicle accident in Ralls County Wednesday ...Read More

NIXON ANNOUNCES SUMMIT TO PROMOTE BEEF PRODUCTION


Governor Jay Nixon wants more Kansas City strip steaks to come from beef produced in the Show-Me State ...Read More

CALIFORNIA EGG LAWSUIT TO CONTINUE


A new law in California will go into effect January 1st which requires eggs sold in the state to come from hens kept in larger cages ...Read More

MEXICO SCHOOLS AUDIT


The Mexico Schools had another clean audit report this year ...Read More

MOBERLY HISTORIC PRESERVATION APPLICATIONS


Moberly's Historic Preservation Commission has started accepting applications for notable property designations, which will be awarded in May ...Read More

CONSERVATION BUDGET ENDANGERED


Lawmakers will consider two proposals that could cut 85 percent of the Missouri Department of Conservation's budget this upcoming session ...Read More

WILLIAMS EXECUTION DATE SET


The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for the killer of a former reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch ...Read More

MOBERLY MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM TO GET LIGHTING UPDATE


The Moberly Municipal Auditorium is set to receive a lighting update ...Read More

BUDGET SHOWDOWN BREWING


Lawmakers think they can override Governor Jay Nixon's decisions to hold back money in the budget when they meet in three weeks, but the Governor isn't so sure ...Read More

BOONVILLE PLANE CRASH REPORT RELEASED


A preliminary report blames the loss of power to an engine for a fatal plane crash near the Boonville airport last month ...Read More

ICAN ART SHOW AND CONTEST


Randolph County artists receiving mental health services will have a chance to display their works of art prior to a statewide competition ...Read More

NIXON TO VISIT CENTRALIA


Governor Jay Nixon will address students at Centralia High School on Wednesday afternoon about rural economic development ...Read More

MISSOURI UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS AGAIN


Missouri's unemployment rate dropped by three-tenths of a point to 5.6 percent in November...Read More

CENTRALIA CONSIDERING CITY CODE UPGRADE


The Centralia Board of Aldermen received a presentation earlier this week from a company wanting to upgrade the city's codes, and make them available on the internet in an easy to access format ...Read More

MACC INSTRUCTOR HONORED BY THE KC CHIEFS


An instructor at Moberly Area Community College was honored by the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead stadium ...Read More

BRUNSWICK RESIDENTS MAKING USE OF WEIGHT ROOM


Residents of Brunswick are making use of the new weight room at the high school ...Read More

MARCELINE ELEMENTARY NEARLY COMPLETE


One phase of the bond project at Marceline is nearly complete, as the finishing touches are put on the Walt Disney Elementary School ...Read More

BETHLEHEM RETURNS TO CENTRALIA


After a one-year absence, "On A Night In Bethlehem" returns to the Centralia square ...Read More

MODIFIED SCHOOL LOCKDOWN MONDAY IN BOONVILLE


Three Boonville schools were placed on a modified lockdown late Monday morning ...Read More

COLUMBIA TRAILER FIRE


A woman is recovering after escaping a trailer fire in Columbia late Monday night ...Read More

SHOTS FIRED IN COLUMBIA


Columbia Police Department officers were dispatched to a shots fired incident Monday afternoon ...Read More

COLUMBIA BANK ROBBERY


A Columbia bank was robbed Monday afternoon ...Read More

MADISON SCHOOLS NEED FUNDS FOR NEW ROOF


The Madison School Board will again seek the passage of a bond issue to help finance a new roof for the school ...ReadMore

STURGEON EYES AG PROGRAM


The Sturgeon School District could be less than a year away from debuting a new agriculture program ...Read More

MACC HELPING COMMUNITIES


The Moberly Area Community College Board of Trustees heard a report on how faculty, students, and staff at each campus location reach out to the community ...Read More

MOBERLY APPROVES HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN


The Moberly City Council adopted a resolution Monday night approving all aspects of the hazard mitigation plan for Moberly in cooperation with Randolph County ...Read More

HARTZLER HEADING OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE


Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler has been selected to chair the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations during the 114th Congress ...Read More

CMU ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY CAMPUS CLOSURES


Central Methodist University has announced it's holiday campus closure schedule ...Read More

SAFETY IMPORTANT FOR EARLY WINTER HUNTING SEASONS


Safety, safety, safety ...Read More

HOUSE ETHICS BILL


Missouri House Republicans have put forward a proposal to change the ethics laws for elected officials and lawmakers ...Read More

SANTA VISITING HALLSVILLE


Santa will be making an extra run through Hallsville on Wednesday night as part of a tradition going back to the 1970s ...Read More

PREVENTING DISTRACTED DRIVING


From "Hashtag X" to "Red Thumb Day", major cell phone services and car manufacturers are raising awareness about distracted driving, particularly texting while driving ...Read More

AARP HELPING TO FIGHT FRAUD


Every two seconds, someone's identity is stolen ...Read More

ORSCHELN TALKS ORBSEAL


When he and two other investors started Orbseal, Bob Orscheln said his Moberly-based company was known in the auto industry as an innovator and problem-solver ...Read More

MISSOURI COURTS TO BE MORE USER FRIENDLY


Making the Missouri Court System more "user friendly" is one of the goals of the current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Mary Russell ...Read More

HARTZLER TALKS GOVERNMENT RESOLUTION


Late last week, the House approved a $1.1-trillion continuing resolution that will keep the federal government operating until the new fiscal year starts October 1st...Read More

MEXICO WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT TO GET GENERATOR


The Mexico City Council approved a contract last week with an engineering firm that will result in installation of a generator at the city's wastewater treatment plant ...Read More

HIGBEE ADJUSTS CALENDAR


Higbee Schools will send their kids home for Christmas a few days earlier than originally scheduled ...Read More

FAYETTE FIRE DEPT GETS DONATION


The chance to help an area community led Boone Hospital to donate an ambulance from its aging fleet to the Fayette Fire Department ...Read More

MISSOURI ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RANKS NUMBER ONE


The American Economic Development Institute, along with Pollina Corporate, announced last week that Missouri's economic development effort is number one in the United States ...Read More

CITY OF BUCKLIN NAMES NEW ALDERMAN


The Bucklin City Council was faced with a tough decision at last week's meeting ...Read More

PERSONNEL CHANGES FOR WIC


The Women's, Infants and Children's Program, or WIC, will have a new supervisor, following action taken by the Randolph County Health Department Board of Trustees ...Read More
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