On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the State Emergency Management Agency will host its first-ever Missouri Earthquake Summit in Sikeston to discuss the risks presented by the New Madrid Seismic Zone, earthquake response planning and capabilities, and how to strengthen community preparedness.
Today, Mark Stringer, director of the Department of Mental Health (DMH) announced that Missouri is becoming a Technology First state. The DMH Division of Developmental Disabilities is moving forward with an initiative that encourages the understanding and use of technology in lieu of direct support staffing, which improves the quality of life for some individuals needing services. This initiative increases an individual’s safety and health and promotes independence.
Come to the Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site and experience its rotating exhibit of themed displays of artifacts relating to the site. Many of these are original artifacts never on public display until now. Each exhibit will be on display for two months.
Turkey hunters, deer hunters, and others who use the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) free MO Hunting app will need to perform a simple update to get the latest layout, features, and functions.
Armed robbery and assault charges have been filed against a Union man who stole money from the ZX gas station in Bourbon on February 10. Mark Tanner Lusty, 25, stands charged with class A felony first degree robbery, unclassified felony armed criminal action, and two counts of class D felony second degree assault as a result of the incident.
The Conservation Federation of Missouri held its annual media event at Lilley’s Landing on Lake Taneycomo last week. The attendees looked like the who’s who list of Missouri’s outdoor media folks. Everyone enjoyed fabulous fishing and garnered the latest outdoor information from a host of experts in the industry.