Emergency Permit Issued by USDA

USDA Issues Permit for Santa’s Reindeer WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today issued a movement permit to Mr. S. Claus of the North Pole, a broker with Worldwide Gifts, Unlimited. The permit will allow reindeer to enter and exit the United States between the hours of 7 p.m. December 24, 2017 and 7 a.m. December 25, 2017, through or over any U.S.…

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Free Computer Classes at Your Poplar Bluff Library!

Designed for the new computer user of any age and presented at a relaxed pace. All classes are free and open to the public. You are encouraged to repeat these classes as many times as you wish. To register, fill out the online form or call (573) 686 – 8639. ________________________________________ Windows 10 Click to Register Januray 9 | 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm February 6 | 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm You’ve got your…

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If you care about veterans, this will make you angry.

“If you care about veterans, this will make you angry. A Democrat State Senator, Jill Schupp, was asked about the mistreatment of veterans at the St. Louis Veterans Home. Why weren’t some of them getting their meds on time, or given enough water to drink, or left in dirty clothes? Her answer: “Sometimes things happen where a person refuses to take his medication, refuses to allow you to change his clothing or refuses to drink…

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Founder, Former Members Performing Jan. 27 at River Campus

John McEuen, a founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (NGDB), will perform with other former band members at Southeast Missouri State University’s Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall on the River Campus on Jan. 27. “There is a huge interest in McEuen and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in the area,” said Bob Cerchio, assistant director of the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts. “It’s not just a concert. It…

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Governor Greitens Takes Action to Protect Veterans

Today, at the St. Louis Veterans Home, Governor Greitens took action to protect veterans. An independent investigation—ordered by the Governor—looked into complaints made by family members of veterans residing in the St. Louis Veterans Home. When that investigation revealed serious issues at the home, the Governor took immediate action. “Big government failed these veterans. The Missouri Veterans Commission and VA told us that there was nothing wrong with these homes. Based on what the families…

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Formula DRIFT coming to Gateway Motorsports Park in 2018

World’s premier drifting series features drivers and exotic cars from North and South America, Europe, Asia December 4, 2017, St. Louis Region – The world’s top drifting talent will converge on Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, for the inaugural Formula DRIFT Black Magic Pro Championship and Formula DRIFT Link ECU Pro2 Championship rounds. The drifting event, scheduled for August 10-11, 2018 will take place on the 1.6-mile Circuit of St. Louis road course inside…

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NASCAR K&N Pro Series coming to Gateway Motorsports Park in 2018

150-lap race will be one of only two East-West combo events December 5, 2017, St. Louis Region – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series is coming to Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois on Friday, August 24, 2018. The inaugural Midwest Melee will be one of only two East-vs.-West combo races scheduled for the 2018 NASCAR season. (The other East-vs.-West combo race will be held at Iowa Speedway). The K&N Pro Series’ Midwest Melee — to…

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Greitens Says Kids, Teachers and Families Won Today!

“Today, kids, teachers, and families won. The State Board of Education voted for new leadership for our school system. That’s a major step in the right direction as we work to improve public education in Missouri. We need to: raise teacher pay, support public schools, and help students succeed. We need to make sure that the money Missourians spend on schools gets out of the bureaucracy—and into the classroom. Our teachers need a raise. If…

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Governor Greitens, Legislative Leaders Begin Work on Conservative Agenda

Today, work began on a strong conservative agenda, including several of the Governor’s key priorities, such as greater protections for Missouri’s foster kids, tax reform for working families, and support for law enforcement, firefighters, first responders, and veterans. Today is the first day on which legislators are allowed to pre-file legislation. The 2018 legislative session begins on January 3rd. “We’re going to get even more results for Missouri families this year,” said Governor Greitens. “We’re…

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Poplar Bluff angler gigs state-record northern hog sucker

MDC congratulates Jeff Rowland on breaking the state record by gigging a 2-pound, 8-ounce northern hog sucker on the Current River. JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports Jeff Rowland of Poplar Bluff became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he gigged a northern hog sucker on the Current River in Ripley County. The new “alternative method” record fish caught by Rowland on Oct. 15 weighed 2 pounds, 8…

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