State and Regional News

Multiple work zones to impact Interstate 44 during August

                  Motorists traveling through the central part of the state on Interstate 44 will experience lane closures and significant delays during the month of August, as multiple work zones are in place.

MOCASA thanks Governor Parsons and legislature for budget increase

                  The Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (MOCASA) was thrilled to learn that its recent proposed budget increase had passed through the House, Senate, and the Governor’s Office on June 30.

Board of Directors of the Missouri Silver Haired Legislature meets in Jefferson City

                  Missouri’s Silver Haired Legislature (SHL) was founded in1973, the first in the nation after the Older Americans Act was amended to include advocacy groups. 

ECC awarded $100,000 through the Metallica Scholars Initiative

                  East Central College was selected from a competitive field of community colleges across the country to receive $100,000 to transform the future of students in the community.

CFO opens grantmaking programs

                 The Community Foundation of the Ozarks opens its 2022–23 competitive grant rounds today with about $2.4 million available for eligible nonprofit, civic, educational and faith-based organizations across central and southern Missouri.