POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (7/25/2017) – One of the summer’s more popular events – Doggie Swim Day – has been set for Sunday afternoon, Aug. 27 at the Poplar Bluff city pool at Hillcrest Park. Doggie Swim Day is sponsored by the Animal Welfare Alliance (AWA) and the Poplar Bluff Parks & Recreation Dept. Admission is just $1 per dog; their humans get in free. Refreshments for two-leggeds and four-leggeds…"Doggie Swim Day Set for Sunday, Aug. 27"
Today, Governor Greitens announced the launch of a website, www.NoMORedTape.com, for Missourians to submit recommendations for action to cut government red tape. In a statement first posted to his Facebook page, the Governor said: “Earlier this year, a small business owner from Bolivar commented on our Facebook page. He told us about a crazy Missouri regulation that required his business to have a landline phone. It cost him $1,500 a year. A small business shouldn’t…"Governor Greitens announces new website to help Missouri citizens cut government red tape"
A couple of months ago the VA Doctor changed one of my Medications and I gained 40 lbs in about 40 days and now that they changed it to one that will not make me gain weight I need to get busy losing weight now. I have been trying to do it on my own and have lost a couple of pounds but now I am going to try this…. This was a very interesting…"Trying the weight loss buddy 3-day diet"
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Effective immediately, Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn has issued a Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order on all products labeled for agricultural use that contain Dicamba in Missouri. All on-farm applications of Dicamba products must cease immediately. Since Jan. 1, 2017, the Department’s Bureau of Pesticide Control has received more than 130 pesticide drift complaints that are believed to be related to Dicamba, which has allegedly damaged thousands of acres…"Missouri Department of Agriculture temporarily issues Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order on all Dicamba products in Missouri"
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 29, 2017 – On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services began a systematic effort to trap and collect ticks at Meramec State Park. Following the collection process, the agencies began testing the ticks for any kind of tick-borne illness. According to the Department of Health and Senior Services, the two most common diseases spread by tick bites in Missouri are…"Tick study under way at Meramec State Park"
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Anders is the son of Jerome Anders and Paula Taylor of Poplar Bluff, Mo., step-son of Gary Williams of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and brother of Brittani Williams of…"Issiah Anders graduated from USAF basic training."
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Craft is the son of Wendy M. Dunn of Old Hickory, Tenn., and Jeffrey W. Craft of Qulin, Mo. He is a 2016 graduate of…"U.S. Air Force Airman Landon M. Craft graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas."
(Poplar Bluff, MO) – The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff will host a special “Ladies’ Night Out” event for women Veterans on Thursday, June 8. The event will take place at the First Christian Church (1601 N. Main Street) in Poplar Bluff and is scheduled to last from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. “This year’s Ladies’ Night Out event will bring some very special additions,” noted VA Women Veterans Program Manager,…"VA to Host 4th Annual Women Veterans’ ‘Ladies’ Night Out,’ Town Hall, and Women Veteran Art Exhibit"
A total of 340 students graduated from Poplar Bluff High School on Thursday, May 25, at the Black River Coliseum – the largest graduating class since 1980, according to district records. The Class of 2017 was the first to graduate from the new state-of-the-art campus facility and the last group for Mike Kiehne to lead as principal, the beginning and end of a chapter. He will be succeeded next school year by Mike Owen, who…"PB Has Largest Graduating Class In Decades"
Statement from the Director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Since 1979, Missouri law has required providers of abortion services and those who treat abortion complications to report every complication they diagnose or treat after an abortion to the Department of Health and Senior Services within 45 days. It has recently come to my attention that this law was not complied with under previous administrations. This is unacceptable. As soon as I…"Director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services finds previous administrations ignored MO law!"