Senator: Public shouldn't pay for electric car charging stations

By Ashlyn O’Hara, Missouri News Network
JEFFERSON CITY — Sen. Doug Libla doesn’t want Missouri residents to help pay for their neighbors’ electric cars.
Senate Bill 825, sponsored by Libla, R-Poplar Bluff, would prohibit electric companies from using money they get from customers to pay for construction of electric vehicle charging stations.

Senate proposes bill that guarantees rights to victims of sexual violence

By Jordan Meier, Missouri News Network
JEFFERSON CITY — Caitlin Ryan has been an ally for sexual assault victims since she was 11, when her childhood friend confided in her that she had been raped on a family vacation.

As complaints pile up, state defends marijuana licensing decisions

By Emily Wolf, Missouri News Network
JEFFERSON CITY — A simple question set the tone for a hearing on medical marijuana licensing Wednesday: “How many lawsuits will it take for you to realize your department has made mistakes?”

Library highlights window display

    The James Memorial Public Library is a place that has been in our town for quite some time, it has a great history and is a valuable part of the city. One part of the library that many notice is it’s window display, made up of books and decorations that go according to a monthly theme.