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Special Legislative Session to Remedy Issue of Abortion Sanctuary Cities

by Rep. Craig Redmon This week the House of Representatives is in Jefferson City, answering Governor Greitens’ call for a special session in response to some troubling events of the past few months. In April, a federal judge struck down years of regulations put in place to ensure abortion clinics met a certain standard of […]

Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Several Routes in Scotland County

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will perform culvert work the below routes in Scotland County. Work will be done on Route M on June 27, with the road temporarily closed just north of Scotland County Route W for a culvert replacement. The road will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Scotland County […]

Extension Expert Says Delayed Hay Harvest Calls for Testing

This year’s delayed hay harvest calls for hay testing. University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist Anthony Ohmes says farmers benefit from routine hay testing. Hay quality varies based on forage species, maturity, management, harvest conditions, and insect or disease damage. Guessing the quality of hay fed to livestock could result in lower profits, Ohmes says. […]

Rural Hospital are a Lifeline

by U.S. Congressman Sam Graves Rural hospitals are a literal lifeline for tens of millions of people across this country. In communities that don’t have enough primary care doctors or health facilities, rural hospitals provide a critical, lifesaving service that otherwise would not be here for us. Unfortunately, about 80 rural hospitals have closed since […]

City Looking to Crack Down on Traffic Violations

With an increasing number of citizens voicing complaints regarding traffic concerns, the Memphis City Council recently agreed to move forward with an increased police presence while also encouraging a lower tolerance level for infractions. Complaints have centered around speeding, stop sign adherence and non-traditional vehicle usage such as ATVs and golf carts. “The City of […]

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