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Portell to hold book signing at library

    Local author Carey Portell will be at the James Memorial Public Library on Thursday, October 21. She will speak about her new book “Facing Life Head On” as well as holding a book signing from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Old Iron Works brings large crowd to park - PHOTO GALLERY

    Thousands came out to Maramec Spring Park to celebrate the 42nd annual Old Iron Works Festival on Saturday. Celebrating life in the 1800s, the event was a nostalgic look at life during the time the iron works were active.

BoxK Farms joins Angus Association

    BoxK Farms LLC, Bourbon, Missouri, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

ECC sees enrollment increase for the fall 2021 semester

    More students are enrolled at East Central College than during each of the past two fall semesters. Enrollment is up 2.5 percent in total student headcount in the fall 2021 semester compared to the fall 2020 semester.

New MRI system brings artificial intelligence to Phelps Health

    A larger opening. A shorter scan time. Less noise. Better image quality. These are some of the features of a new MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) system now available to patients at Phelps Health.

MSHP seeking applicants for recruit class

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol, a premier law enforcement agency, is testing for new troopers. The Patrol is encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply and will offer testing at nine different locations in Missouri. Those who successfully complete testing will be eligible to continue in the selection process for the 115th Recruit Class, scheduled to begin training on July 5, 2022. The application deadline is January 15, 2022.