MDC to temporarily waive fishing permits starting Friday

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Conservation Commission announce they are temporarily waiving permit requirements for sport fishing and daily trout tags for Missouri residents and nonresidents whose fishing privileges are not otherwise suspended.

Missouri Food Stamp benefits increase and get extension

In response to the nutritional needs of low-income Missourians during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Social Services Family Support Division requested and has been approved for a waiver from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to extend Food Stamp/SNAP certification periods by six months for those re-certifications coming due in March, April and May. This action prevents Food Stamp benefits from ending during the COVID-19 pandemic. DSS is also currently waiving all work requirements for able-bodied adults without dependents through the end the federal emergency COVID-19 declaration.

Crawford County Cattlemen hold annual dinner

    The Crawford County Cattlemen’s Association held their annual dinner and meeting at Golden Echoes in Steelville on March 14, 2020.  Dana Richter, Secretary of the organization, presided over the meeting.  The dinner/meeting was attended by 60 plus guest, consisting of sponsors, members, community supporters and speakers.

Dr. Tan Abdullah Delivers Her First Patient’s Baby at MBSH

Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital is pleased to announce that Dr. Tan Abdullah delivered the baby of her first patient since she joined the providers at the Cuba Medical Clinic.

Board approves change orders, hears construction update

    The St. James Board of Education approved the third and fourth change orders of the ongoing construction projects on Thursday, March 19. Architect Brandon Dake, of Dake Wells Architecture, and Sean Thouvenot, of BRANCO Enterprises, also presented a construction update on the current projects.