March 1 marks the annual opening of catch-and-keep trout fishing in Missouri at the state’s four trout parks: Bennett Spring State Park near Lebanon, Montauk State Park near Licking, Roaring River State Park near Cassville, and Maramec Spring Park near St. James. The catch-and-keep season at the trout parks runs through Oct. 31.
BY ASHLYN O’HARA
Clean Missouri just got one step closer to reappearing on November’s ballot.
The Missouri Senate voted 22-9 in favor of Senate Joint Resolution 38, sponsored by Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, on Monday, which would change amendments that were made to the Missouri Constitution in fall of 2018.
By JORDAN MEIER
Katie Sepich was raped, strangled and set on fire outside her New Mexico home in 2003. After DNA was found under her fingernails, her family hoped that police would be able to catch the murderer. The DNA, however, was not in the federal DNA database, so there was no evidence to tie someone to the crime.
BY SPENCER NORRIS
A House bill that won committee approval Monday would impose a tax on online sales, but it’s unknown how much revenue it would bring in or lose.
The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB) at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host its first Graduate Student Recruitment Day on Saturday, March 7. The informational event is open to college graduates, graduating college seniors and undergraduates interested in attending graduate school.
By Jadyn Chirico
The Saint James Beta Club, a group of students at the high school that focus on leadership and community service, recently held a blanket drive. Senior Beta’s motto is “Let Us Lead By Serving Others” and that’s exactly what they did.