Phelps Health teamed up with GRACE (Greater Rolla Area Charitable Enterprise) and Good Samaritan of the Ozarks this fall to provide Thanksgiving meals to more than 200 families in need during the “Basket of Thanksgiving” food drive.
Department of Public Safety Director Sandy Karsten today announced that Zim Schwartze has been named Chief of Missouri Capitol Police. Schwartze, a 28-year public safety veteran who is currently Director of Springfield-Greene County 911 Emergency Communications, will begin work on Jan. 6.
R. Tim Bradley of Austin, Texas, retired president of Kinder Morgan C02 Co., will speak at two commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month. Bradley earned a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering from Missouri S&T in 1977.
Steelville Alderman and Mayor Pro Tem Terry Beckham struck back at allegations made against him by a counterpart at the November 18 city council meeting. At the December 1 council meeting, he addressed concerns raised at the previous meeting by Alderwoman Amanda Sherrill that he had made decisions for the city outside of the council chambers and without his counterparts’ knowledge.
Wreaths Across America will once again be held at the Missouri Veteran’s Home (MVH) in St. James on Saturday, December 14. The MVH, along with the Patriot Guard Riders, the Christian Motorcycle Association, Veterans Home employees, Missouri Veterans Commission, U.S. Army members from Fort Leonard Wood, and other volunteers will hold a special ceremony followed the laying wreaths on each headstone in the cemetery.
Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will begin concrete repair work on Interstate 44 in Crawford County next week. The work will close one westbound lane of I-44 between St. James and Bourbon Monday, December 9 through Friday, December 13.