New scholarship provides reimbursement for high school students taking DC/DE courses

    Students in Missouri have a new option to help them pay for college courses during their junior and senior years of high school. The Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development (MDHEWD) has a new state financial aid program to reimburse students for the cost of dual credit and dual enrollment courses. The application for the scholarship went live today, and high schools have been notified of the application opening.

Program planned, Land joins membership

    Noah Coleman Chapter NSDAR New Year schedule begins January  22 with a program titled “Rebel in the Woods,” presented by Danny R. Creason, member of the Ozark Patriots SAR.

Repairs to Lift Station 2 nearly complete

    The renovation of the city’s sewage Lift Station #2 is nearly complete, with Smith & Edwards working to install two new pumps and a control system at the site, located at the bottom of a hill near the football complex. Work was delayed a short time after some unforeseen issues, but plans are to bring the facility to full capacity by the end of the week.

Programs available to aid with heating bills

    Winter has come to the area and many in the community struggle to pay their heating bills when temperatures drop. The city of St. James has provided information regarding programs that can assist families as they try to keep their expenses low while winter bills rise.

Burglary charges filed for New Year’s break-in

    A homeless couple with local ties face charges for burglary and property damage after allegedly attempting to enter a Crawford County residence without permission on January 1.

August primary filing dates announced

    Filing dates for those seeking county and state offices in the August 2 Primary Election have been announced. A wide range of positions will be up for reelection, including six Crawford County offices.