MRPC board, TAC cancel April 9 meetings

    Due to public health concerns, Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) Board of Directors and the MRPC Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) will not meet April 9. The board meets monthly, except for July, on the second Thursday of each month. At this time, the next MRPC board meeting will be Thursday, May 14 and the TAC will reconvene before the June 11 board meeting.

Highway safety even more important during pandemic

In these trying times of the coronavirus pandemic, the emergency room is the last place you want to find yourself. That’s why the Missouri Department of Transportation is sending a strong message that now, more than ever, it’s vitally important to drive safely and obey the rules of the road.  

Blunt announces Missouri will receive an additional $3.9 Million for Coronavirus response

On Monday, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor/HHS), announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an additional $3.9 million in funding for Missouri’s coronavirus response efforts.

Steelville man charged with brandishing a shotgun

    A Steelville man stands charged with unlawful possession of a firearm on March 27. Tylor Scott DeRennaux, 24, was charged with the class D felony following an investigation into the incident by Steelville police.

Dispute between neighbors leads to assault charges

    Assault charges have been filed against a Bourbon man who allegedly threatened a neighbor with a shotgun on March 27. Joseph Anthony Myskiew, 30, stands charged with class B felony first degree assault and felony armed criminal action as a result of the incident.