Mace, Mullally among those Chamber honors

    The Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet at Recklein Auditorium Friday and Randy Mace and Missy Mullally were among those honored as they were named man and woman of the year.

ECC awarded pre-apprenticeship funding

    The Missouri Office of Workforce Development (OWD) recently released a list of pre-apprenticeship programs that will be receiving grants of up to $75,000 as part of the Missouri Apprentice Ready initiative.

Public input being sought for Phelps County SMTS deviated fixed-route feasibility study

    Residents and students of Phelps and Dent counties are asked to participate in online surveys, one for students and one for general public, about the potential for the creation of a Southeast Missouri Transportation Services (SMTS) deviated fixed-route bus service in the Rolla area with possible connections to St. James and Salem. The surveys are available at

Peoples Bank celebrating 120th anniversary

    Peoples Bank, which was founded in 1901, is celebrating its 120th anniversary of serving the community. The bank, which has been locally owned for five generations, has grown substantially over that time but never lost focus of its core values.

Governor announces Missouri to end all federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits

In order to address workforce shortages across the state, Governor Mike Parson Tuesday directed the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DOLIR) to notify the U.S. Department of Labor that Missouri will end participation in all federal pandemic-related unemployment insurance programs effective Saturday, June 12 at 11:59 p.m.