The Cherokee Nation is canceling the 2020 Remember the Removal Bike Ride in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made out of an abundance of caution.
The Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development will receive an emergency $1.33 million grant for COVID-19 Disaster Recovery from the U.S. Department of Labor. The Humanitarian Jobs Grant will create temporary employment opportunities to assist in Missouri’s COVID-19 recovery efforts.
Missouri State Parks, a division of the Department of Natural Resources, today announced the phased reopening of campgrounds as a part of its continued efforts to return to normal operations in conjunction with Governor Mike Parson’s “Show Me Strong” Recovery Plan.
Three positions on the Cuba City Council will be decided in the June 2 election, which was originally scheduled for April before being rescheduled due to the ongoing pandemic. There are races in two of the city’s three wards.
With uncertainty in the city budget due fear of lower sales tax revenue from the impact of COVID-19, the St. James City Council chose to eliminate one of the two School Resource Officer (SRO) positions on Monday night. The council voiced their support of the program and would be willing to revisit it when the city is in a better financial position.
The James Memorial Public Library has a new director after former director Linda Ray retired last month. Michael Lewis took over the position in May and brings his love of the library to the position.