Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, recognizes Memorial Day weekend is highly anticipated, especially after these last few months. A safe, fun weekend starts with planning and good decisions. Please remember to observe social distancing and other CDC guidelines, and stay home if you are ill.
As part of the Families First Act, the Department of Social Services (DSS) will issue to eligible families a one-time Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) benefit for each child in the household who qualifies for free or reduced price school meals in grades pre-kindergarten through 12.
Captain Eddie A. Blaylock, commanding officer of Troop I, announces special enforcement operations during the 2020 Memorial Day weekend. The official counting period for this year’s holiday begins at 6 p.m., Friday, May 22, and ends at 11:59 p.m., Monday, May 25.
The St. James Senior Center will reopen on June 1 after closing in April due to COVID-19 precautions. The facility will slowly bring back some of its many programs, including daily lunches, over the coming months.
Staff Sergeant Ian Ives, a Cuba native who was seriously injured when he stepped on an explosive device in Afghanistan last year, has returned to his home in Seattle, Washington, after being discharged from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, last week.
Domestic assault charges have been filed as a result of three separate incidents in Crawford County over the past couple of weeks.