The American Red Cross is partnering with family and friends of Addison Sawyer Floyd to host a blood drive in her memory Thursday, October 10 from noon to 6 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 404 S. First St., in Owensville.
State and Regional News
More than 10,000 individuals have accepted the Buckle Up Phone Down Challenge according to the Missouri Department of Transportation and Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety. The milestone announcement follows quickly on the heels of the successful Missouri Highway Safety and Traffic Blueprint Conference held in Columbia Sept. 9-11.
Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is encouraging Missourians to register to vote or verify their registration during National Voter Registration Month this September.
Law enforcement officials and lawmakers came together last Tuesday to unveil a new license plate that will give Missourians an opportunity to show their support for the men and women who protect and serve. Missouri drivers now have the option to obtain a new “Back the Blue” license plate to express their support for law enforcement.
Governor Mike Parson recently announced appointments to various boards and commissions, including one that went to an area resident.
Lance Mayfield, of Viburnum, was appointed to the State Lottery Commission.