Steelville man fires gun at bowling center

    A Steelville man faces a felony charge after allegedly firing a gun into the air at the bowling alley on December 29, 2020.

Missouri farmer spreads MU Extension mission to beginning producers

Missouri’s array of soils and topography allows producers to grow an extensive list of vegetables, from leafy greens to cucurbits.
Springfield farmer Curtis Millsap is one of many producers who benefit from University of Missouri Extension guidance on commercial horticulture. Since 2003 he and his wife, Sarah, have been working with MU Extension, particularly horticulture specialist Patrick Byers.

Powder Valley Nature Center’s Evening with Raptors goes virtual Jan. 29

Bird buffs, falcon fanciers, and anyone enraptured by raptors are invited to meet the objects of their admiration online during this year’s An Evening with Raptors virtual event.

Chamber still accepting award nominations

    The St. James Chamber of Commerce is still accepting nominations for annual awards, which recognize individuals, businesses, and organizations which make St. James a better place to live. These nominations are made by citizens of the community and the deadline to nominate someone is February 1.

Phelps Health plans vaccination event

Beginning Monday, January 18, Phelps Health will hold a vaccination clinic from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Phelps Health Delbert Day Cancer Institute (please enter from the west side of the building near the donor wall) for individuals in Phase 1A and Tier 1 of Phase 1B.

Governor announces activation of First Tier of Phase 1B of Missouri’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the activation of Phase 1B - Tier 1 of Missouri’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan.
Federal partners have informed the state that they plan to significantly increase vaccine supply next week and that individuals 65 and older and those with comorbidities should be prioritized. This news allows the state to begin the process of activating Phase 1B tiers.