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Governor signs Executive Order 20-08 regarding notary public in response to COVID-19

At today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson announced he has signed Executive Order 20-08 suspending a statutory requirement that a notary public must conduct the notarization of official documents while the signer appears personally in front of him or her.

MU clinic offering teleservices for COVID-19 stress

The University of Missouri Psychological Services Clinic is offering teleservices to help adults and children cope with anxiety and stress related to COVID-19.
The clinic offers up to five brief sessions through videoconferencing or telephone, said Debora Bell, longtime director of the clinic.

Educational pages being printed in the Cuba Free Press

    Starting this week, the Cuba School District is using the Cuba Free Press to get educational assignments to students while school remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Inside this week’s newspaper, parents and students will find two pages of assignments for all grade levels.

$13.6 million in CDBG funds announced for Missouri COVID-19 response efforts

The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced today that it will receive $13.6 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) to support Missouri’s COVID-19 response efforts.

School changes meal delivery days

    Steelville Schools has changed the process of providing meals to local children this week. The same amount of food will be provided, but the delivery procedure will change in order to offer more safety during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Superintendent Mike Whittaker sent updated information to families via email April 3. It was also posted on the district Facebook page.