Many events this spring have been postponed due to COVID-19. The St. Louis Storytelling Festival did the opposite, launching a month early—as a virtual festival, of course.
During Wednesday’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson announced $180 million in expenditure restrictions to ensure a balanced state budget and the necessary funds to combat COVID-19 going forward.
There will be four races for county offices in August, with three current office holders facing opposition in their bid for re-election. All but one candidate on the ballot are Republicans.
As a result of nationwide efforts to curb the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic, food pantries across MFA Incorporated’s trade area have seen an increase in demand for resources. To help fill that demand locally, the MFA Charitable Foundation will donate more than $50,000 to regional food banks and local food pantries.
Specialists out of the Phelps County MU Extension office will be providing online programs in the month of April. Programs will include natural resources, youth, nutrition and health programs. These programs are available to anyone.
Phelps Health announced this morning that it has further restricted its visitation policy until further notice. The following release was issued:
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