Fall sports registration will begin soon

    Registration for city run fall sports will begin to become available this week. Summer sports are still ongoing, facing several delays and rescheduling due to weather, but city Parks Director Kristy Rich is hoping to have several fall registrations open by the end of week for those interested in participating.

August pasture walks to showcase native grass projects

 University of Missouri Extension will hold pasture walks of two successful native grass projects in Barry County 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10.
Richard Asbill of Cassville and Gene Cowherd of Butterfield were among the first participants in the NRCS + MU Grasslands Project.

Celebration of Nations planning underway for this fall

Plans are underway for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 12th annual Celebration of Nations to return to downtown Rolla this fall. The event, a partnership between Missouri S&T and the city of Rolla, will showcase and recognize the cultural diversity of Missouri S&T and the region.

Governor launches “MO VIP” campaign giving vaccinated Missourians a chance at $10,000 

On Wednesday, during a press conference at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of a statewide COVID-19 vaccination incentive program, MO VIP, to encourage vaccination among all Missourians age 12 and up. Over the next three months, 900 Missourians who have or will choose to be vaccinated will win cash or education savings account prizes in the amount of $10,000.