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The City of Salem emailed notice of a Special Meeting of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Salem. The meeting will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers, 202 N. Washington at 8:45 p.m. Thursday to consider the following: Call To Order; Roll Call; and Closed Session-Personnel and Attor…

Ron Copeland, state representative, told county commissioners during the meeting Monday that he had discussed the recent issue with Dent County’s sales tax, and that senator Justin Brown was communicating with the department of revenue to get more information.

Missouri Department of Transportation crews are focusing on pothole repair through April. When you see a MoDOT crew making repairs, motorists should slow down and move over a lane to give them room to work. Crews started working to address the pesky potholes as soon as there was a break in t…

Donna Hickman and Brett Hoffman with Rep. Jason Smith’s office and Hannah Larrick and Aris Loukis with Sen. Roy Blunt’s office, Ray Bozarth and Matt Bain with Sen. Josh Hawley’s office and Rachel Gilroy with Rep. Vicky Hartzler’s office met with the Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC…

The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) through the Opioid Affected Youth Initiative (OAYI) is hosting two Black Balloon Day events at Stonehenge on the campus of University of Missouri S&T in Rolla and People’s Bank in Cuba from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 5. MRPC chose to move its…

The Missouri Department of Agriculture has a program to provide vouchers for low-income seniors to use with authorized vendors at farmer’s markets. According to the USDA website, “Low-income seniors, generally defined as individuals who are at least 60 years old and who have household income…

The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) through the Opioid Affected Youth Initiative (OAYI) is hosting two Black Balloon Day events at Stonehenge on the campus of University of Missouri S&T in Rolla and People’s Bank in Cuba from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 5. MRPC chose to move its…

The Missouri Department of Agriculture has a program to provide vouchers for low-income seniors to use with authorized vendors at farmer’s markets. According to the USDA website, “Low-income seniors, generally defined as individuals who are at least 60 years old and who have household income…

Imagine a bridal shower where the guests glaze unique stoneware dishes for the bride. Soft clay spinning under your fingers as you shape a bowl at a pottery lesson. Selecting a gift at a charming showroom of stunning handcrafted pottery. Imagine this studio, tucked into a forest hideaway loc…

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Yesterday, February 18, 2021 the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 1, meaning all available generation resources in its 14-state balancing authority area are committed to meet forecasted electricity demand.