On June 21, Americare Senior Living communities across their five-state footprint will raise funds and awareness to advance Alzheimer’s Association® care, support and research programs as a Global Team for The Longest Day®.
The Crawford County E911 board is questioning the invoice received from the County Clerk’s Office for the April election. The emergency communications agency was charged over $16,000 for one ballot item that asked voters to select a board member. E911 Interim Director Brad England approached the county commission at their Tuesday, June 11 meeting to ask about that cost and its dramatic increase over previous elections.
The Department of Social Services warns Missourians to be alert of fraud activity involving requests for Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card numbers and personal identification numbers (PIN).
Viva Cuba members Peggy Holland and Jill Barnett attended the June 4 meeting of the Cuba City Council regarding the city’s participation in the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) grant application. Holland and Barnett explained to the council that the organization’s original plan was to remove all trees and shrubs along Highway 19, starting at Ozark Street and going south to the railroad overpass, replacing the existing trees with approximately 80 native Missouri trees, as recommended by a forestry expert.
The board of education for the Steelville School District held a regular monthly meeting on May 23 and a a special meeting on June 10. Business for the district was conducted as follows:
• Investment will transform 150-acres of hayfields into a habitat for monarch butterflies, become model for pollinator conservation efforts in Missouri
Maramec Spring Park will soon become a haven for monarch butterflies, bees, and other pollinators in decline, as nearly 150 acres of park land are transformed into a massive pollinator habitat, thanks, in part, to a $20,000 grant announced on June 13.