The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s pesticide program is feeling short-staffed in dealing with crops damaged by the dicamba herbicide. Waverly Colville reports from the Capitol:
Missouri lawmakers are looking at a measure to declare youth violence a public health epidemic. The proposal from Representative Bruce Franks Jr. also calls on the General Assembly to support the establishment of statewide trauma education. The St. Louis Democrat says society has failed to address the problem that troubles many less affluent communities. Democratic […]
A new half-cent sales tax has been proposed that would allow the city of Jackson to hire more police officers to fight crime. Police Chief James Humphreys says the department needs at least five more officers, in addition to the 24 they already have. The tax would also fund a new police station, fix the […]
Former first lady Laura Bush will be at the Show Me Center Wednesday. She’ll be speaking at 7:30. Tickets for “An Evening with Laura Bush” are $10 each and are available at the Show Me Center box office or online at showmecenter.biz.
The Cape County Commission has voted to upgrade the county’s website to make it easier to access election results. They’ve decided to spend $4,500. They hope to make the website browser and mobile friendly. It’s also going to allow voters to fill out forms like absentee ballots and election-judge applications online. They hope […]
PERRYVILLE, MO – In Perryville, more than 60 cars had slashed tires as of Wednesday night. Several owners within city limits found their tires had been stabbed the next morning. Perryville police are still investigating. Police say they have multiple leads and at least three suspects they are considering. If you know anything, you’re asked […]
(AP) — The Missouri House has passed a bill to make it legal for organizations to provide free needles to drug users. House members voted 135-13 Thursday to send the bill to the Senate. Republican Rep. Holly Rehder has said Missouri groups now pass out clean syringes to intravenous drug users with the […]
(AP) — Two St. Louis high school students were badly injured after a classmate threw an unknown chemical substance on them. Police were called around 10 a.m. to Sumner High School. Authorities say a 16-year-old male student threw something on a 14-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl in the library. The students are in […]