East Central College Nursing Program ranked No. 4 in region

    The East Central College Nursing Program is ranked No. 4 among 660 nursing schools offering associate's degrees in the Midwest. evaluated nursing schools throughout the region on four factors — national test pass rates, academic quality, the nursing school’s reputation and affordability.

Aging Best joins nationwide effort to end senior hunger

    Aging Best, in partnership with the National Council on Aging (NCOA), has joined a nationwide effort to fight senior hunger by dramatically increasing participation by eligible seniors in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Park Board receives grant

    The Bourbon Park Board Commission received a $5,000 grant for continued park improvements from Impact 100 Crawford County.
    The board submitted an application to continue to work on shading for the Misting Station and a complete overhaul of the walking trail. The park board commission believes play is essential for us to thrive. The Park Board Commission operates from city budgeting and fundraising.

Watch for deer, says MSHP

    Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that deer are more active and create hazards for Missouri motorists this time of year. Deer behavior changes due to mating season, which may cause an increase in sightings and roadway crossings. Hunting and crop harvesting may result in these animals being in places they aren’t usually seen. Drivers are urged to remain alert. If you strike a deer, call 9-1-1 or *55 on a cell phone and report it.

MSHP invites public to visit Show-Me Integrity portal

    Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, invites the public to visit the agency's recently created Show-Me Integrity portal. Accessed through the Patrol's website, visitors get an unprecedented look inside the Patrol.