MDC predicts quail season to be good in parts of state

With quail-hunting season starting Nov. 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) advises hunters that overall quail production was about the same as last year, but below the 10-year average. MDC staff note that good hunting can be found in areas with quality habitat in north and west-central portions of the state.

Remembering the story of a fall gobbler

    One fall hunting memory will last a long time with me, even though it happened six or seven years ago. It was mid-October and I moseyed off my ridgetop to an expanse of timber on a neighbors land sloping off down towards the river.

Sosa celebrating eight years at Mace

    Rosenda Sosa is celebrating eight years of working with Mace Supermarket.  She is the main cook in the deli department. Sosa has two children, Jorge and Maritza.  Both of her children have worked for Mace Supermarket as well.  Her husband, Rodimiro Bandera, works at Mar-Bal in Cuba, Missouri.

BJC HealthCare salutes employee champions for health achievements

• Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital employee named BJC Health Hall of Fame honoree
    Michelle Miller, MBSH Cancer Treatment Center Registered Nurse, was among 13 BJC HealthCare employees honored for personal health achievements in the 2018 Health Hall of Fame program.

Mizzou professwor wins Nobel Prize in chemistry

    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that George P. Smith, MU Curators Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, is one of a trio of researchers who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Smith is the first University of Missouri professor to receive a Nobel Prize for research conducted at the university.

MSHP Troop I announces enforcement totals from commercial motor vehicle enforcement operation

    Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, announces that a commercial motor vehicle special enforcement operation was held in Troop I from October 1-5, 2018. The operation focused on commercial motor vehicles operating in Phelps, Pulaski, and Laclede counties.