State and Regional News

Governor signs SB 63, creating statewide Prescription Drug Monitoring Program 

On Monday, Governor Mike Parson signed SB 63 into law, which creates a statewide prescription drug monitoring program in the state of Missouri.

Area unemployment drops below pre-pandemic levels

    The unemployment rates in Crawford and Phelps counties are now below where they were before the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to information released by the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations last week.

Make safety a priority for Memorial Day Weekend

    Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, recognizes Memorial Day weekend is highly anticipated and reminds motorists the Patrol will be participating in Operation C.A.R.E. (Crash Awareness Reduction Effort) during the long holiday weekend. This means every available trooper will be on the road enforcing traffic laws and assisting motorists.