Last updateFri, 28 Nov 2014 8am


Commission approves tax levies

    During the week of September 4, Phelps County commissioners:
    • Held a public hearing for the adoption of the 2014 tax levies for the County Revenue and Road and Bridge Funds. Commissioners approved County Revenue Levy at $0.1537 per $100 of assessed valuation and the Road and Bridge Levy at $0.0940 per $100 of assessed valuation.

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Help the United Way make a difference this Friday

    The United Way will be holding its third annual United Way Day of Caring on Friday, Sept. 12. The event is a day centered on helping local, non-profit organizations complete short-term projects.


MRDC to host Regional Business and Export Workshop Dec. 4 in St. James

What are your business goals for 2015? Whether looking for ways to finance the expansion of an existing business, find new customers or open a new business, the Meramec Regional Development Corporation (MRDC) is hosting a free workshop for area businesses, industries, entrepreneurs, economic developers and lenders wanting to know more about exporting and financing options to grow business.

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Donations sought to help decorate veterans cemetery

    Art Compton has been a figurehead for the local Wreaths Across America program for six years. He’s at it again this holiday season, looking to raise local cash donations so that a Christmas wreath may be placed upon every grave marker at the St. James Veterans Home cemetery.


Coordinated mental health efforts continuing in St. Louis area; multi-agency Resilience Coalition has worked since August to help provide support to community

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Resilience Coalition, a group of public and private sector mental health care advocates in the St. Louis area, is continuing to provide mental health support and services to children, families and residents of Ferguson and the surrounding areas. Gov. Jay Nixon said mental health professionals from Coalition members are in place, and additional mental health professionals are on standby to provide support to individuals who have experienced trauma or may need emotional help.

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Missouri lawmaker opposes pay increases for elected officials

JEFFERSON CITY - Rep. Mark Parkinson, R-St. Charles County, said he opposes the proposed pay increase for state officials and lawmakers.

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