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Jay Ashcroft running for Missouri Secretary of State
Richard Lee hosted the Republican Lincoln Days dinner on Saturday. The Cameron Ukulele Club was the entertainment for the evening and Peggy Cole prepared the delicious dinner. There were many political aides attending the meeting representing their candidates. Among those being represented were Roy...
Drought conditions and precipitation departure from normal (in inches).
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri farmers learned from last year’s planting season. They are ahead of all other states in the nation for corn planting, according to the USDA Crop Progress Report. With rain predicted for the next two weeks, that’s a hopeful sign for the 2016 crop, says University of Missouri...
From left: Travis Leader, Sen. David Pearce and Kyler Cliffman.
I always enjoy sharing the legislative and political process with students. This legislative Session my office has the honor of working with two interns who help serve the 21stSenatorial District. My staff and I are always thrilled to have new faces around to contribute to the work we do, and both...
Greetings Friends of the 8th Legislative District!  The days are getting longer and longer here at the Capitol as we work to finalize proposed legislation as the session deadline approaches.  Bills that have not yet made it out of committee do not have a real chance of making it to the governor’s...
Moria Hays, Polo 11th grader, won first place and Best of Show for her painting.
Caldwell County Student Art Show Results The 8th annual county-wide student art show was held April 8th and 9th at the Polo Community Building. Show winners were as follows: Best of Show - Moria Hayes/Painting/Polo/11th Grade 9th - 12 Grade Painting: 1st Moria Hayes/Polo, 2nd Rose Johnson/Hamilton...
Alderman Fred Moss takes oath to uphold the Constitution
The Board of Aldermen of the City of Hamilton met on April 13th. All members of the board were present along with City Attorney, Robert Cowherd, Acting City Administrator, Allen Gentry and Mayor Winford Gilliam. Old business was reviewed and Ordinance #1597-2 was read: “An ordinance declaring the...
Catherine Hanaway, Candidate for Missouri Governor
Catherine Hanaway, Republican candidate for Missouri Governor, made a stop in Hamilton on her “Make Missouri Safe and Strong” tour. About a dozen people attended her half hour meeting at the Won by One center. Hanaway grew up in Nebraska and Iowa and moved to St. Louis when she was 27. She was...
Saturday, April 16  at 6:20 p.m. a 2000 Polaris ATV driven by Anthony Barnett, age 7 of Kingston occurred as Barnett was driving across a field and struck a tree. He was taken by Life Flight Eagle to Childrens Mercy in Kansas City with serious injuries. Saturday, April 16 at 7:15 p.m. a second...
GALLATIN, Mo. – Route 190 in Daviess County will close Friday, April 15, for a culvert replacement. Local crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to close Route 190 between Route V and Reel Avenue from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., weather permitting. Motorists will need to use an alternate...
Co-workers of fallen worker Lyndon D. Ebker pay tribute on the day of his funeral.
This week, MoDOT laid to rest our co-worker and friend who lost his life serving the public. Lyndon D. Ebker was struck and killed in a work zone while doing his job as a flagger on a bridge flushing project on Rte. 100 near Bucheit Road in Franklin County. A longtime MoDOT worker, Lyndon had more...

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