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The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) heard an update from Assistant Director Tammy Snodgrass on the Wastewater Study completed by MRPC at its Aug. 12 meeting. The study examined the feasibility of sharing certified wastewater operators between communities in the Meramec Region to …

Join Ozark National Scenic Riverways for a variety of hiking opportunities this fall. All activities and events are free of charge and pre-registration is not required.

The initial report on the radio was so strange it was hard to comprehend. A plane had struck the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. How could this happen? It was 7:46 a.m., Missouri time, and many of us were on the way to work as the news broke. Seventeen minutes later, …

East Central College, through the East Central College Foundation, has received the largest donation in its history – $5 million to be used for nursing scholarships and the campus food pantry.


Chevon, also known as goat meat, is the most popular meat on the planet. Somewhere between 60 and 75 percent of the planet eat goat as a regular part of their diets. That global popularity in addition to the diverse diets of goats makes them a profitable and sustainable livestock.