Skip to main contentSkip to main content

Mineral Area College President Dr. Joe Gilgour announced earlier this month the Park Hills-based community college will be hosting a Meet the Candidates Forum to feature the board of trustee candidates running in the April 4 election.

This story was originally published by Investigate Midwest. Amid rising concerns over potentially deadly flea and tick collars, the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to transfer regulation of such products to another agency drew skepticism from animal and environmental advocates at a virtual public meeting last week. The proposal and meeting came two years after a USA TODAY/Investigate Midwest story revealed the […]

The post EPA plan to transfer Seresto and other pet pesticides to FDA draws concern from advocates appeared first on Missouri Independent.

Natalie Bell was thinking about a career in art after college when a welding class and a delivery of four pizzas changed her career trajectory. “I was taking a delivery out to a construction site and I met an ironworker who I was taking the delivery to,” said Bell, who lives in Columbus, Ohio. “I […]

The post Help wanted: Women needed for U.S. chips manufacturing plan to succeed appeared first on Missouri Independent.

High employee turnover has plagued Missouri’s Department of Social Services for years. The department’s staffing woes have contributed to a range of problems — from foster children languishing in state care for longer than they should be to disabled residents waiting months to receive federal food benefits to investigators unable to keep up with child […]

The post Diversity initiatives within Missouri agencies run into GOP attack on ‘woke’ government appeared first on Missouri Independent.

Republican lawmakers rejected an effort Thursday evening to spend $900 million to assist hundreds of Missourians with developmental disabilities who lack proper residential support, including dozens languishing in hospitals, jails and homeless shelters. State Rep. Deb Lavender, D-Manchester, asked the House Budget Committee for $910 million, all from federal tax dollars, to push base pay […]

The post Push to spend $900M to help Missourians with developmental disabilities voted down appeared first on Missouri Independent.


Planning your own funeral may be a difficult task for you, but imagine your loved ones’ relief when they find out it’s already done. You’ll give them peace of mind and lessen their burden of having to make difficult decisions during their time of grief.

An area man faces charges of sexual trafficking of a child and molestation in Washington County after officials say he allegedly participated in forcing sexual contact on a child. Authorities are still seeking information about two unidentified teen females alleged to have been directed to a…

In the April 4 election, voters living in Mineral Area College Subdistrict 2 will choose among four candidates running for two open seats on the board of trustees. Running for the two, six-year terms are incumbent Camille Nations, Scott Hammack, Elizabeth Clark Poston, and Chris Hulsey.

Representatives from the City of Fredericktown and Madison County governments attended the Madison County Chamber of Commerce lunch, held earlier this month, to provide an update on local happenings.

The Leadington Board of Aldermen approved updates and amendments to the Woodlawn Cemetery Rules and Regulations and approved the city-wide clean up dates and stipulations during the monthly meeting.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.


News Alerts

Breaking News