City Administrator Brenda Colter wants Camdenton to go green. She asked the Camdenton Board of Alderman if she could make the city’s quarterly newsletter online only. They approved. The city will save printing costs. If you’d like to receive the newsletter, electronically, sign up at [...]
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The bench trial for an Ozark County murder continues in Laclede County. The defense spent most of the first day trying to have the prosecutor’s key witness removed. 30 year old Jesus Sesena Murrieta is charged with second degree murder. Bradley Deweese was scheduled to [...]
The Army Corps of Engineers says the levee that was supposed to protect Poplar Bluff from flooding failed a federal inspection in 2008, receiving an unacceptable rating. The private district that operates the levee was unable to make repairs, and because it was damaged, the [...]
The Missouri Senate has endorsed a bill that would allow the state to drug test welfare recipients, if they’re suspected of using illegal drugs. If they test positive, they would get to continue receiving benefits, if they complete a drug treatment program. The measure would [...]
Missouri’s corporate franchise tax is going away. Governor Jay Nixon signed a measure into law that will phase out the tax, over the next five years, until it’s gone entirely in 2016. Franchise tax is a tax on a corporation’s assets, like inventory and buildings. [...]
Lambert Airport is back to operating near capacity, today. Airport officials are using gates inside Concourse D that had been closed, last year, when American Airlines reduced its flights from Saint Louis. Concourse C, which was hit by the tornado, last week, is closed. Engineers [...]
Rain continues, and the Missouri Department of Transportation says there are 434 road closures in the state, because of flooding. Most of them are are on minor routes, south of Interstate 44. You can always get the latest road conditions and closings due to high [...]