Booker recognized with House Resolution

           Brent Booker, who recently retired Farm Manager of the University of Missouri Wurdack Research Center, was recognized for his nearly 40 years of service at a brief ceremony held on Thursday, May 26, at Wurdack.

PCB grants $6,000 to aid with school needs

           Phelps County Bank (PCB) has awarded the St. James School District with a grant of $6,000 to aid with classroom needs. As part of a School-Business Partnership, PCB provides money annually to give teachers additional funds for classroom projects, field trips, and other costs.

Citizens’ Climate speaker talks about electric vehicles

           The burning of fossil-fuels over the last 100-plus years has put more and more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. For the planet it’s like piling on more and more blankets that trap heat—more heat than can escape our atmosphere.

Summer recreational swimming season kicks off at Missouri State Parks

From hanging out in a quiet cove to exploring one of Missouri’s pristine Ozark rivers, Missouri state parks offer swimming experiences the whole family can enjoy.
Beaches at Missouri state parks open for the season on Friday, May 27. There are designated swimming beaches throughout the state for guests to cool off and enjoy time with family and friends during the recreational season.