On Friday, Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of the $1 million “Missouri Blue Scholarship” fund to help attract more Missourians to law enforcement careers and address officer shortages in law enforcement agencies across Missouri. The Missouri Blue Scholarship pays $5,000 toward the cost of a Missouri resident attending a law enforcement academy in the state. Missouri Blue Scholarships are now available and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.
State and Regional News
Both Crawford and Phelps counties reported record low unemployment numbers for September. According to online state records, it was also the first time Crawford County had dipped below 2.0 percent unemployment.
For the first-year East Central College nursing students, Clinical Orientation Day was a major step in their journey into the health care field.
Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, is inviting those interested in exploring employment with the agency to attend a career expo.
Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to have a safe Halloween.