Health Department acknowledges COVID-19 case

The Phelps-Maries County Health Department (PMCHD) has announced that while Phelps and Maries counties continue to have no confirmed positive COVID-19 cases designated by DHSS, it is acknowledging there is currently monitoring a positive case of COVID-19 that is currently present in the area but does not typically reside here.

Governor highlights leadership of Missouri schools and higher education institutions during COVID-19 crisis

Recognizing that every school district is different, Governor Mike Parson enabled local school leaders to make the best decisions for their communities as Missouri continues to combat the spread of COVID-19. This approach allowed for local solutions and provided maximum flexibility for leaders to address the effects of closing a school district.

USDA invests more than $250,00 in Missouri to restore glades and woodlands in the central Ozarks

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest more than $250,000 this fiscal year in Missouri, through the Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership to Restore Glades and Woodlands in the Central Ozarks.  The funds will be available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to forest landowners in 10 counties in south-central Missouri.