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Wayne County Nutrition Center News

By Jeannette Cox Wayne County Nutrition Center We are finally climbing out of the frigid temperatures, at least for a while!  Some say that we are in for another round in a couple of weeks, but I think I will pass!  We hope you have been able to stay safe and warm.  We hated having…

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Hwy 49 Near Vulcan to Be Reduced to One Lane for Bridge Repairs

Missouri Route 49 in Iron County will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform bridge repairs. This section of roadway is located from Route BB to County Road 174A near Vulcan, Missouri. Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, March 1 through Thursday, March 4…

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SB Route 67 in Madison County Reduced for Bridge Repairs

Southbound U.S. Route 67 in Madison County will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction as Missouri Department of Transportation crews repair the bridge over Twelve Mile Creek. This section of roadway is located from County Road 401 to Route JJ. Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, March 1 from 6:30…

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Saint Francis to Hold Vaccine Clinics in Piedmont and Cape Girardeau

 Saint Francis Healthcare System will be holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Piedmont and Cape Girardeau on the following dates: Monday, March 1 from 1-6 pm at Piedmont Physician Associates, 420 Piedmont Avenue, Piedmont, Mo. 63957. An appointment is required. To schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, call 573-381-5958. Tuesday, March 2 and Wednesday, March 3 from…

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Conservation Achievement Awards

The Conservation Federation of Missouri is pleased to announce the recipients of our Conservation Achievement Awards for 2020. These winners are Missourians who exemplify all that CFM stands for and have bettered Missouri’s outdoors through personal efforts throughout 2020 and their lives. Congratulations to our award winners who will be recognized at the CFM Annual…

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Biden Kicks Off Administration with Job-Destroying Energy Moves

By U.S. Senator Roy Blunt Affordable energy is important for our entire country, but it’s especially important where we live – for families, farmers, manufacturers, and small business owners. Unfortunately, President Biden has started his administration off with a rush to reinstate some of the worst Obama-era energy policies. These are policies that will destroy…

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Streamlining Vehicle Licensing Process for Farmers

Greetings Friends of the 144th! Old man winter definitely showed his face this week. I don’t know about you but I am tired of this cold weather. Please remember to check on your elderly neighbors and family during these extremely cold temperatures. The cold temperatures hasn’t slowed us down any at the Capitol. Next week…

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BREC Asking Customers to Conserve Electricity

Due to extreme and extended cold temperatures, Missouri’s electric cooperative system and many utilities throughout the region continue to exceed all-time electricity demand. We are urging all BREC members to reduce their impact on the grid by safely reducing electricity use as much as possible. High power consumption levels across the grid have the potential…

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Reynolds County Health Center to Hold 2 Vaccine Events

The Reynolds County Health Center will be hosting 2 vaccine events: Monday February 22,2021 and Saturday February 27, 2021 Events codes are as follows: 2/22/2021 is 54237 2/27/2021 is 14653 Individuals that are interested in receiving the vaccine will need to register at the online navigator portal listed below or call the number below. If…

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