State and Regional News

TAC prioritizes high-priority, unfunded Tier 3 needs, local system bridge projects for region

            The Meramec Regional Planning Commission’s (MRPC) Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC), meeting August 11 at MRPC, prioritized the next round of high-priority unfunded Tier 3 needs in the region, including the top 10 road and bridge and the top 15 multi-modal projects to assist MoDOT in its planning efforts for future projects. Additionally, the TAC prioritized projects for the Regional Bridge Program, also known as the BRO program.

Lee Mace’s famous bass fiddle now resides at Missouri State Museum

For a little more than 50 years, Lee Mace was almost a household name in the Ozarks. Mace and his wife, Joyce, were the founders of Lee Mace’s Ozark Opry, the sign of which still stands along Highway 54 in Osage Beach.

Free webinar about paying for education planned

As part of College Savings Month, Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick, MOST 529, and Sallie Mae are partnering to bring a free webinar to Missourians focused on paying for higher education.