Last updateTue, 22 Apr 2014 3pm
The Midwest Petroleum Travel Plaza in Cuba has recently completed some major upgrades, including a rebranding to Phillips 66, and the company is celebrating with a “Grand Opening Extravaganza” May 5-10. The truck stop will be offering great deals all week, along with events and chances to win some fantastic prizes. Attendees might also run into Fredbird.
Nearly 1,000 little yellow ducks (and gold ducks, and one red duck) floated, swirled, and bobbed their way down the Yadkin Creek on Saturday in the annual duck race that serves as a fundraiser for Project Graduation for the current year’s Steelville High School senior class.
While no formal offer has been put onto the negotiating table yet, there are clear indications that Friends Helping Friends (Sheltered Workshop) could have a way out of its aging building on North Franklin Street in Cuba, if the board overseeing the program ever decides to relocate to a new facility.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited the Phelps County Regional Medical Center (PCRMC) on April 17 to discuss how inaction of legislators is costing Missouri tax dollars. Speaking to staff of PCRMC, Nixon gave an update on health care reform and where Missouri sits moving forward.
• Five year benchmark shows agencies’ annualized reductions are more than double the targets laid out in Governor’s executive order
JEFFERSON CITY – Efforts to reduce energy use by state agencies have exceeded expectations, OA Commissioner Doug Nelson announced today. Since 2009, the Office of Administration has worked with Missouri state agencies to successfully reduce energy consumption by 22...
Spring is a wonderful time to plant new trees and shrubs, but landscapers should be careful not to plant species that can harm native habitats such as woodlands. Bradford pear, or Callery pear, for one, is an ornamental tree that has become invasive and chokes out native species in natural areas and parks. Gardeners and homeowners are urged to consider native alternatives for spring planting, such...
Woodystock 2014 will close out its month-long celebration of the legendary American musician and folk troubadour Woody Guthrie this weekend at Gallery Zeke in Steelville. Woodystock has recognized both Guthrie and his musical legacy with Saturday night folk music events at the gallery throughout the month of April.