State and Regional News

Roadway striping to begin in mid-Missouri

    The Missouri Department of Transportation is encouraging drivers to be on the lookout for slow moving crews that will soon begin the annual process of striping roadways across mid-Missouri.

Annual No MOre Trash! Bash now taking place

    It’s spring cleaning time. The month of April marks Missouri’s annual No MOre Trash! Bash coordinated by the Missouri Department of Transportation. During the annual statewide anti-litter event, volunteers are encouraged to clean up litter adjacent to highways to help beautify Missouri.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Each year nearly 424,000 children in the United States experience abuse or neglect, ushering them into the court and foster care systems.  This is a month to highlight & make an extra effort to create awareness about the importance of strengthening families & preventing child abuse & neglect.

State vaccination teams surpass one-quarter million vaccines administered to Missourians 

State of Missouri vaccination teams supporting mass and targeted vaccination events across the state have now administered more than one-quarter million vaccines to Missourians. This total is in addition to vaccines administered by high throughput health centers, local public health agencies, federally qualified health centers, pharmacies, and other community enrolled providers.

Missouri EATs helps communities strengthen local food systems

Erica Williams, founder of a nonprofit urban agriculture program in North St. Louis County, had a vision of how to reclaim a community that had suffered through disinvestment and neglect.