Pack the 10 Essentials When Hiking or Camping
Packing the Ten Essentials whenever you step into the backcountry, even on day hikes, is a good habit. True, on a routine trip you may use only a...

MONROE COUNTY HISTORY As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago January 18, 1918 Worse Blizzard In Years The worst snow storm and blizzard in recent years raged from one end of the...

MY TURN OPRAH-NOPRAH
It is probably a bit early for the start of the name toss for the 2020 Presidential race. But given the motivation of President Trump’s constant mentioning of his...

USDA Ag Census Forms Due Feb. 5
Forms for the 2017 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Census of Agriculture are due Feb. 5. University of Missouri Extension economists urge farmers to complete the...

2018 Missouri Legislative Session Begins
Members gathered in the House Chamber Wednesday, January 3 as the 2018 legislative session officially began. The opening day activities were highlighted by a speech from...

Statement From House Speaker Todd Richardson on the Governor’s...
Speaker of the House Todd Richardson, R-Poplar Bluff, issued the following statement in response to Governor Eric Greitens’ State of the State Address: ¬¬“I believe the...

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens Delivers State of the State Address
Gov. Eric Greitens took a reflective tone Wednesday night, January 10, during his State of the State address, lauding his first-year successes while offering little...

MDC Reports 15 New Cases of CWD Out of Nearly 18,400 Deer Tested...
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports 15 free-ranging Missouri deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) out of nearly 18,400 test results...

Missouri State Highway Patrol Marks 25 Years of Accreditation
The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Inc. recognized the Missouri State Highway Patrol recently according to Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the...