CLAIM volunteers ready to assist with Medicare during current open enrollment

    Missourians with Medicare have an opportunity to review their plan options and costs during open enrollment, which started October 15.
    Each year, the open enrollment period which runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, presents Missourians with the opportunity to change their Medicare Part D coverage or Medicare Advantage plans.

Veterans, military spouses are invited to fourth annual Veterans in Business seminar

    Veterans, military spouses and others in business who want to learn more about starting or growing a business are invited to attend the fourth annual Veterans in Business seminar offered by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Nuclear engineering becomes independent department, gets new name

The nuclear engineering program at Missouri University of Science and Technology is gaining a higher profile as a new academic department: nuclear engineering and radiation science.

New training standards for Missouri law enforcement officers approved on emergency basis and take effect Jan. 1, 2021

New training standards that require annual continuing education training in de-escalation techniques and recognizing implicit bias for law enforcement officers have been approved on an emergency basis by Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s office, and will become effective Jan. 1, 2021.

OAT Radio Show planned for October 29-30, November 6-7

The Cedar Street Players, the Community Theatre branch of Ozark Actors Theatre’s, are pleased to present the ​OAT Radio Show,​ October 29, and 30, and November 6 and 7. This production promises to be safe and socially distanced at the Cedar Street Playhouse, and will be streamed online in an effort to continue providing live theatre to the community during these unprecedented times.

School board hears COVID updates

    The October meeting of the Steelville School Board, held on Thursday, October 15, included discussion on several topics that were connected to COVID-19 concerns. School personnel talked about restrictions to sporting events, current quarantine numbers, parent-teacher conferences, a Halloween event and more—all with the ongoing pandemic dictating changes in how situations are handled.