Missouri S&T and Missouri State cooperative engineering program receives $20,000 from Associated Electric Cooperative for new program in mechanical engineering

A $20,000 gift from Associated Electric Cooperative Inc. (AECI), with continued gifts for three years, will support a new cooperative engineering program in mechanical engineering established in 2019 by Missouri University of Science and Technology and Missouri State University.

Steelville shooting lands father and son in jail

    Steelville police responded to a shooting in the trailer park located on Cedar Street on Tuesday night, January 14. Although the victim wouldn’t tell the responding officer who had shot him, citing his “G Code” (Gangster Code), other witnesses identified a father and son duo who had allegedly committed the crime.

April election taking shape

    Races for the April election are taking shape as there is only one week left to file for city or school offices.  Filing for local offices will close at the end of the business day on January 21 for those wanting to run.

Census recruitment event coming to library

    The city of St. James is seeking census takers for the 2020 Census and will hold a recruitment night on Thursday, January 23 at the James Memorial Public Library beginning at 8 p.m. City and library personnel will help those interested in getting signed up to be a census taker throughout the evening and will be available to answer any questions interested parties might have.

MO Corn Scholarship applications available

    The Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council will be awarding seven deserving students $1,000 scholarships. Applications for the Missouri Corn Scholarship Program are now available for high school seniors and college juniors pursuing a degree in agronomy or related area of agriculture.