Regional News

MSHP Reports Nine Fatalities Over Christmas Holiday
Nine people died in traffic crashes during the 2018 Christmas holiday weekend. Last year, there were seven fatalities. The 2018 Christmas counting...

New Troopers Graduate From MSHP Law Enforcement Academy
Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 27 troopers will graduate from the...

4-H Feeding Missouri
Did you know that one in five children in Missouri live in food insecure households? That means their families can’t always afford food. They...

Pictured left to Right:  Attorney Dick Fredrick, Sam Smith, Jesse Worrell
with the Hannibal Arts Council, Michael Gaines, Executive Director of the
Hannibal Arts Council, Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney Talley Kendrick,
Haley Zeier. Dede Mitchell, Deborah Hook,
 Children's Division Circuit Manager Stacy Martin, Children's Division
caseworker Samantha Gosney, Children's Division caseworker Courtney
Hirstein, Monroe County Associate Judge Michael Wilson, Deputy Juvenile
Officer Sue Walker, Bradley Saxbury; Children's Divison caseworker Lori
Greenup, Santa Claus who was a special guest of Robert Ensor; foster parent
Wanda Allen, foster parent Jessica Chase, foster parent TracyLeigh Huffman,
foster parent Brian Chase, Children's Division caseworker Gayle Threlkeld,
Dian Lawson, Attorney Floyd Lawson, Tenth Circuit Presiding Judge Rachel
Bringer Shepherd. Sixth Annual Monroe County Christmas Party for Foster Children
Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd announced that the sixth annual Monroe County Christmas Party for Foster Children was held at the Paris Senior...

Battle of the Cuffs Basketball Game to Be Held at Mark Twain High...
The sixth annual Battle of the Cuffs Basketball Game will be held on Saturday, January 12th at Mark Twain High School. The event will begin at...

Estate, Succession, and Retirement program scheduled for January at...
Do you have a plan to pass on your farm or business? With the average age of farmers in Missouri at 58 and 70% of baby boomers retiring by 2020, a...

MDC staff attach recycled Christmas trees to cinder blocks to submerge in Columbia’s Cosmo-Bethel Park Lake. Donating your natural Christmas trees to MDC this winter will provide the gift of habitat to native fish species, and help anglers discover nature all year long. MDC will accept trees at its Central Regional Office in Columbia until the end of January. Donate Christmas trees to wildlife at MDC Central Regional Office...
Recycling Christmas trees can help improve fish and wildlife habitat in central Missouri. COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Missouri Department of...

FSA Offices to Close During Shutdown
By Jerry Hagstrom , DTN Political Correspondent Farm Service Agency offices have stayed open during the government shutdown using money...

Culvert Replacements Scheduled to Close Route H in Ralls County
HANNIBAL - Weather permitting, January 2-3, MoDOT crews will be doing culvert replacements in Ralls County on Route H. The road will be closed from...

Make Smart Choices This New Year’s!
Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to make good decisions regarding...

MDC Crowns State Champion Tree in Hannibal
Mark Twain Cave property recognized as home to one of the largest Sycamore trees in the state. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC)...

MSHP Program Supports Victims Of Impaired Drivers
Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, would like to remind the public there are resources...

6,585 DEER HARVESTED DURING ANTLERLESS PORTION
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 6,585 deer...

Could You Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes?
This is the perfect time of year for a NECAC poverty simulation. The program can be presented at schools, community groups and churches....

Monroe County COOP Celebrates 2018 Purina® Check-R-Board® Days
Paris, MO – Monroe County COOP, a Purina® Certified Expert Dealer, is announcing their 2018 Purina® Check-R-Board® Days, a customer appreciation...