Lawmaker wants to see more veterans treatment courts in the state

By Gaelle Fournier, Columbia Missourian
JEFFERSON CITY — Hal J. Dulle, a former U.S. Marine, was exposed to drugs for the first time when he was serving in Vietnam.
“It was a way to deal with the trauma,” said Dulle. “It became a common thing to lean on to adjust to life after war.”

Governor Parson visits bridge in St. James, discusses repair plans

    Governor Mike Parson visited a bridge on State Route B in St. James on Thursday February 14 as part of a tour of five of the 250 bridges scheduled for immediate repair or replacement in his proposed funding program. Should his program be passed by the Missouri General Assembly this year, this nearly 85-year-old bridge will be the beneficiary of funds to improve its condition.

Applications for spring craft fair available now

The Parent Teacher Community Organization (PTO) will hold its annual Spring Craft Fair on May 4 and applications for those wanting a booth are available now. Vendors can sign up to register for a 10-foot by 10-foot booth space at the event, where artisans of all types can show and sell their goods to the community.