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Shelter Insurance Foundation, Terri DeLuca sponsor local scholarship

    This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduate of John F Hodge High. Shelter Agent Terri DeLuca sponsors and partially funds this scholarship.

Earthquakes actually happen in Missouri. Are you ready? Do you have a plan?

    February is Earthquake Awareness month and the Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance (DCI) and the Missouri Insurance Education Foundation (MIEF) want to encourage homeowners to assess their financial readiness to recover in the event of a major earthquake event in Missouri. Missouri is the third largest earthquake insurance market in the U.S., following California and Washington.

CCHD provides nutrition program to women, children

    The Crawford County Health Department has announced that a contract to continue to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2020 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, the Crawford County Health Department (CCHD) will be able to serve 555 people eligible for WIC every month.

Former Cuba resident is named ‘Citizen of the Year’ for efforts on behalf of Lindbergh Schools

By Mike Fitzgerald
Reprinted from the South County Times
    Jennifer (Elders) Abercrombie, a tireless Lindbergh Schools volunteer, has been named “Citizen of the Year” by the Crestwood-Sunset Hills Chamber of Commerce.

Phelps County PHA receives clean audit

    The Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) received an unmodified audit report from Hochschild, Bloom and Company, LLP for the period ending June 30, 2019. An unmodified audit report occurs when an independent auditor deems a company’s financial statements are fairly and appropriately presented, without any identified exceptions, and in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and applicable federal regulations.

Forage & Beef Conference will be held March 2

    The 26th Forage & Beef Conference, hosted by local Soil & Water Conservation Districts (Crawford, Phelps, Maries, Dent, Gasconade), NRCS, and the University of MO Extension, will be held on Monday, March 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall just outside of Cuba.