Make safety a top priority this Memorial Day Weekend

    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.

Households eligible for free or reduced price school meals can get P-EBT benefit

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. 

Troop I to conduct special operations during Memorial Day holiday

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.

Ives returns home

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.