Commission responds to request for evening meetings

            A number of Crawford County citizens have requested that commissioners hold an evening meeting in order to allow more people to attend, but that is not likely to occur.

St. James man dies after being hit by vehicle

            A St. James man died after being struck by a vehicle on State Route DD on April 13 after walking in front of the vehicle, according to the Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Rowden floats new plan to name a bridge after Sen. Roy Blunt

BY SEAN BRYNDA, Missouri News Network
JEFFERSON CITY — Senate Majority Leader Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, wants to name a bridge after U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt.
Rowden started the process more than a year ago to have the Rocheport bridge named after Blunt, in recognition of his role in securing federal funding for its reconstruction.

Legislation targets those who sell stolen catalytic converters

BY SEAN BRYNDA, Missouri News Network
JEFFERSON CITY — When it comes to cars, catalytic converters are a key part.
Missouri lawmakers want to make sure that all catalytic converters sold at auto shops are acquired lawfully.

Lawmakers want to bring FIFA World Cup to Kansas City

BY EMMA LINGO, Missouri News Network
JEFFERSON CITY — Lawmakers are working to make Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium fit to host a World Cup match by 2026.

Legalizing sports wagering could increase problem gambling

BY EMMA J. MURPHY, Missouri News Network
JEFFERSON CITY — More than 103,000 Missourians struggle with a gambling disorder, according to the National Council on Problem Gambling.