FORT MEADE, MD – A 2006 Poplar Bluff graduate and Poplar Bluff, Missouri native protects America from cyber threats as a member of Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group. “I wanted better opportunities than what was offered in my hometown and the chance to travel so I joined the Navy,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystal Kulle. “This links me to my grandfather who also served in the military.” Kulle is one of about 3,000 cryptologic technicians (collection) in the Navy and is responsible for collection,…"Poplar Bluff Native Battles Cyber Threats for U.S. Navy"
Helping Houston from Missouri This week, the nation has watched as Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Houston and on the neighboring communities. Thousands of people have been misplaced. Homes and businesses have been destroyed, and the death toll continues to rise. Search and rescue teams from several states, including Missouri, have been deployed to help. We know all too well from our own experience in Missouri the destruction Mother Nature can cause. Just six years…"Senator Ron Richard’s Updates from the Capitol: Helping Houston from Missouri"
“We hope Sen. Chappelle-Nadal realizes the seriousness of her statements, takes responsibility for her words, and resigns on her own accord. However, we are preparing for options afforded in the Missouri Constitution and the Senate Rules if she continues to defy the public outcry and not resign.” Senate Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin District 32 “We have heard the calls from the Governor and the Lt. Governor, and remain firmly convinced she should resign…"Senate Majority Leaders Issue Statement on Next Steps for Sen. Chappelle-Nadal"
Six Indianapolis 500 winners headed to Gateway Motorsports Park on Aug. 26 for inaugural Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Valvoline August 1, 2017, St. Louis Region – Six Verizon IndyCar Series stars who drank the celebratory milk and “kissed the bricks” after winning the world’s most famous automobile race are headed to the St. Louis region this month. The half-dozen daredevils whose names now are permanently connected to The Greatest Spectacle In Racing,…"Six Indianapolis 500 winners headed to Gateway Motorsports Park on Aug. 26"
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement after voting to begin debate on House-passed legislation that would repeal and replace Obamacare. The Senate now has the opportunity to consider amendments to the measure before it comes to a final vote. “Obamacare has left Missouri families with higher costs, fewer options, and less access to quality health care,” Blunt said. “With today’s vote, I’m glad the Senate is moving forward with debate…"Blunt Votes to Move Forward on Bill to Repeal & Replace Obamacare"
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"
Today, Governor Eric Greitens signed several bills and announced his intentions on the standard statewide minimum wage bill. The Governor has signed House Bills 1-13, 17, and 18, the budget bills passed by the legislature to fund Missouri government for the next year. For the first time in a decade, the Foundation Formula is fully funded. Under Governor Greitens’ administration, funding for K-12 education has increased by more than $133 million. This budget includes $6…"Governor Greitens Takes Action on Budget Bills, Tort Reform, and Announces Plan for Minimum Wage Bill"