Beaner set to show at GFF

    Will Beaner is one of many who will be showing at this year’s annual Grape and Fall Festival livestock show and auction in early September. He recently showed animals at the Phelps County Fair and is looking forward to selling his first hog next month.

City looking to create tree nursery at middle school

    City Administrator Jim Fleming presented a proposal to the St. James Board of Education on August 15 to create a tree nursery at the middle school. His idea would provide space for the city to grow their own replacement trees to use when city trees die or become damaged and need to be replaced.

Governor announces special session to address motor vehicle sales tax allowances

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced a special session beginning September 9, 2019, that will run concurrently with veto session. The special session will focus on amending a state statute to allow the sales proceeds of more than one vehicle, trailer, boat, or outboard motor to be used as a credit against the sales tax owed on the purchase of another.

ECC searching for retro vehicles for 50th anniversary vehicle display

    If you have a car or truck from the ‘50s, ‘60s or ‘70s, East Central College invites you to take part in its 50th Anniversary Celebration Vehicle Display on September 15 from 12 - 4 p.m. at its campus in Union! The first 50 vehicles receive a special 50th Anniversary commemorative plaque.

Be alert for children going back to school

    As parents rejoice and students lament, schools are returning to session across the Show-Me State. Drivers are reminded to slow down and pay attention as more children will be on or near roadways, walking and bicycling to school or waiting for the bus.