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Americare Senior Living joins the Alzheimer’s Association ‘The Longest Day’ as a 2019 Global Team sponsor

    On June 21, Americare Senior Living communities across their five-state footprint will raise funds and awareness to advance Alzheimer’s Association® care, support and research programs as a Global Team for The Longest Day®.

E911 questions county election invoice

The Crawford County E911 board is questioning the invoice received from the County Clerk’s Office for the April election. The emergency communications agency was charged over $16,000 for one ballot item that asked voters to select a board member. E911 Interim Director Brad England approached the county commission at their Tuesday, June 11 meeting to ask about that cost and its dramatic increase over previous elections.

Viva Cuba amending plans for tree replacement grant

Viva Cuba members Peggy Holland and Jill Barnett attended the June 4 meeting of the Cuba City Council regarding the city’s participation in the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) grant application. Holland and Barnett explained to the council that the organization’s original plan was to remove all trees and shrubs along Highway 19, starting at Ozark Street and going south to the railroad overpass, replacing the existing trees with approximately 80 native Missouri trees, as recommended by a forestry expert.

Grant Will Create ‘Pollinators’ Paradise’ 
at Maramec Spring Park

• Investment will transform 150-acres of hayfields into a habitat for monarch butterflies, become model for pollinator conservation efforts in Missouri

    Maramec Spring Park will soon become a haven for monarch butterflies, bees, and other pollinators in decline, as nearly 150 acres of park land are transformed into a massive pollinator habitat, thanks, in part, to a $20,000 grant announced on June 13.