Donating to food pantries and food banks is a way for neighbors to help neighbors, reduce food waste and aid families in need, says Londa Nwadike, extension food safety specialist for the University of Missouri and Kansas State University.
A long overdue replacement sign was recently installed at the county access area at Birds Nest Park.
Work on Lift Station #2 has been completed, with the city finishing the last punch list items and installing new fencing at the facility. Public Works Director Lyle Thomas said the facility is now much safer for workers and will serve the 20 to 30 homes in the area for years to come.
St. James resident Jennie Chatman spent April and May raising donations for the Rolla Russell House, delivering a truckload of items to the facility on June 9. Chatman held several Linen and Things drives throughout St. James and Rolla, calling on businesses and individuals to give to the cause, with great success.
Five law enforcement agencies and one medical facility in Crawford County have received a Community Partner Award for their help with the Missouri Attorney General’s SAFE Kits Initiative.
Bourbon Bread and Coffee Saloon celebrated its first anniversary earlier this month and announced the construction of a new outside patio and stage.