August pasture walks to showcase native grass projects

 University of Missouri Extension will hold pasture walks of two successful native grass projects in Barry County 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10.
Richard Asbill of Cassville and Gene Cowherd of Butterfield were among the first participants in the NRCS + MU Grasslands Project.

Celebration of Nations planning underway for this fall

Plans are underway for Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 12th annual Celebration of Nations to return to downtown Rolla this fall. The event, a partnership between Missouri S&T and the city of Rolla, will showcase and recognize the cultural diversity of Missouri S&T and the region.

Governor launches “MO VIP” campaign giving vaccinated Missourians a chance at $10,000 

On Wednesday, during a press conference at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of a statewide COVID-19 vaccination incentive program, MO VIP, to encourage vaccination among all Missourians age 12 and up. Over the next three months, 900 Missourians who have or will choose to be vaccinated will win cash or education savings account prizes in the amount of $10,000. 

Students save through free, affordable textbook options

    The East Central College library has saved students more than $500,000 over the past two years with free or affordable textbook options.
The college is closing out its second year utilizing open educational resources (OER), which are teaching, learning and research materials that are either copyright free or have a license that allows for reuse, according to Lisa Farrell, ECC Library Director.

New troopers to graduate from MSHP academy

    Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 29 troopers will graduate from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on Friday, July 23, 2021.