Columbia Missouri News: City accepting applications for boards, commissions

COLUMBIA, MO (STL.News) – The Columbia City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for boards and commissions.  Boards and commissions are a way for citizens to be involved in local government and to represent the voices of their fellow community members.  Applications must be received by the City Clerk’s Office, 701 E. Broadway, second floor, by … Continue reading Columbia Missouri News: City accepting applications for boards, commissions

Missouri Lottery News: $50 Million Mega Millions Prize Claimed by Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas

(STL.News) – A Missouri Lottery player has claimed a $50 million jackpot prize from the March 12 Mega Millions drawing.  Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas, bought the winning ticket at QuikTrip, 6641 E. Truman Road in Kansas City, and matched all six numbers drawn – 10, 12, 16, 49 and 57 with a Mega Ball … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: $50 Million Mega Millions Prize Claimed by Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas

Missouri News: Cosmos Corporation to expand headquarters in O’Fallon, Missouri

O’FALLON, MO (STL.News) – Cosmos Corporation, a pet care manufacturing company, announced plans yesterday to expand its world headquarters.  Located in O’Fallon, Missouri, the $25.7 million facility will be the site for all administration, manufacturing and distribution operations, allowing Cosmos to meet a growing demand for natural pet products. “Cosmos is a faith-driven company that … Continue reading Missouri News: Cosmos Corporation to expand headquarters in O’Fallon, Missouri

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Joined by Farmers, Ranchers for ‘Farmer’s Talk’

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Yesterday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson was joined by several farmers and ranchers for the first ‘Farmer’s Talk’ of the 2019 season in advance of the 34th KMMO Ag-Day, which was hosted at the home of family farmers Isaac and Elizabeth Christy in Nelson, Missouri.  Governor Parson was joined by Director … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Joined by Farmers, Ranchers for ‘Farmer’s Talk’

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Declares State of Emergency in Missouri in Response to Flooding

Governor Parson and Congressman Graves To Meet With Local Officials in Atchison and Buchanan Counties JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Thursday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snow melt and … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Declares State of Emergency in Missouri in Response to Flooding

Missouri News: Jefferson City man, Jeffrey Wayne Robnett, ordered to cease and desist from offering securities

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Securities Division ordered unregistered agent Jeffrey Wayne Robnett and his company to cease and desist after allegedly offering securities under a prohibited contract. In August 2017, Robnett, a Jefferson City resident, allegedly met a 51-year-old Texas resident online and carried on a phone, text … Continue reading Missouri News: Jefferson City man, Jeffrey Wayne Robnett, ordered to cease and desist from offering securities

Chesterfield Missouri News: Chesterfield man, Stoney Davin Shaw, illegally solicits $2.6 million from 47 investors to finance medical product ‘Liquid Skin’

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft’s Securities Division, ordered unregistered agent Stoney Davin Shaw and his company to cease and desist after allegedly soliciting at least 47 investors from at least four states to invest $2.6 million in unregistered, non-exempt securities. Shaw, from Chesterfield, Missouri, allegedly solicited at least 47 … Continue reading Chesterfield Missouri News: Chesterfield man, Stoney Davin Shaw, illegally solicits $2.6 million from 47 investors to finance medical product ‘Liquid Skin’

Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Donald L. Boggess, Sentenced to 11 Years for Armed Robbery

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Kansas City, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in an armed robbery that was part of a three-month-long spree of armed robberies at metropolitan area businesses. Donald L. Boggess, also known as “Old School,” 57, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Donald L. Boggess, Sentenced to 11 Years for Armed Robbery

Candicci’s Restaurant, Ballwin, Missouri, announces their upcoming weekend specials for March 22 thru March 24

Candicci’s Restaurant in Ballwin announces their weekend specials for March 22nd thru March 24th BALLWIN, MO (STL.News) – Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar, located in Ballwin, Missouri has been serving fine Italian cuisines to the St Louis and surrounding communities for more than 38 years. Candicci’s is known for their authentic Italian cuisines, pizzas and catering … Continue reading Candicci’s Restaurant, Ballwin, Missouri, announces their upcoming weekend specials for March 22 thru March 24

Vast Majority Think 2019 First Quarter is Good Time to Buy Home, says Realtor® Survey

  WASHINGTON/ March 21, 2019 (STL.News) New findings from a National Association of Realtors® survey show that more Americans believe that now is a good time to purchase a home. Consumer opinions about home buying bounced back in the first quarter of 2019, with 37 percent stating that they strongly believe now is a good … Continue reading Vast Majority Think 2019 First Quarter is Good Time to Buy Home, says Realtor® Survey

The Strategic Group Launches the Strategic Rivermont OZ Fund

  ATLANTA/ MARCH 21, 2019 (STL.News) The Strategic Group, a boutique investment firm that focuses primarily on investment strategies that also provide tax benefits as a source of returns, today announced the launch of the Strategic Rivermont OZ Fund. This fund brings a unique strategy of partnering with local municipalities to greatly transform downtown urban … Continue reading The Strategic Group Launches the Strategic Rivermont OZ Fund

CareTrust and PointRight Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Post-Acute Analytics for Asset Management and Merger & Acquisition Analysis

  SAN CLEMENTE, CALIF./ MARCH 21, 2019 (STL.News) “As former operators ourselves, CareTrust places tremendous value on clinical data, and understands how it can be used to drive both quality outcomes and financial performance,” said Greg Stapley, CareTrust’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He noted that CareTrust’s provision of PointRight solutions to its smaller SNF … Continue reading CareTrust and PointRight Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Post-Acute Analytics for Asset Management and Merger & Acquisition Analysis

Despite Change, Quality Agents Remain Signature Real Estate Companies’ Target Market

  BOCA RATON, FLA./ MARCH 21, 2019 (STL.News) Let’s face it. The real estate industry can make mountains of men (and women), but only those agents at the top of their game and who make quick studies within The Signature Real Estate Companies’ corporate culture, survive and thrive in real estate done right. This past … Continue reading Despite Change, Quality Agents Remain Signature Real Estate Companies’ Target Market

Gulf Coast Vacation Rental Management Executive Recognized As Industry Pioneer

  GULF SHORES, ALA./ MARCH 21, 2019 (STL.News) Meyer Vacation Rentals Owner and SH Enterprises Inc. Chairman of the Board Sheila Hodges was one of only three women honored as vacation rental management industry pioneers during the inaugural VRM Intel Women’s Summit held in February in New Orleans. Presented by nationally circulated VRM Intel magazine … Continue reading Gulf Coast Vacation Rental Management Executive Recognized As Industry Pioneer

COLORADO | Feeding wildlife during winter does more harm than good

MONTROSE, COLORADO – Even though temperatures are warming, for wildlife Colorado remains in the depths of winter; and despite the recent snow storms Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds citizens that big-game wildlife do not need our help. Feeding big game in Colorado is not only illegal but also does more harm than good. Also, people … Continue reading COLORADO | Feeding wildlife during winter does more harm than good

US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Interview With Melissa Scheffler of KWCH TV Wichita

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The U.S. Department of State released the following transcript: QUESTION: So let’s talk about Senator Dole. Who is Bob Dole to you? SECRETARY POMPEO: Bob’s a friend and a legend and a true patriot, a truly great American.  When you think about the arc of American history over the last, what, 50 … Continue reading US Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Interview With Melissa Scheffler of KWCH TV Wichita

Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC, Rural Fire Departments Are Partners in Fighting Wildfires

Kansas City, MO (STL.News) – One of the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) partners in fighting or preventing wildfires turns 75 this year, while the others are of greatly varying ages.  All are valuable, as is MDC’s role in protecting private property and wildlife habitat from accidental or arson fires in rural areas. One partner … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC, Rural Fire Departments Are Partners in Fighting Wildfires

Missouri Governor Parson Orders Flags Fly at Half-Staff in Missouri on March 21 in Honor of Army Reserve Specialist Jackson D. Johnson of Jefferson County

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Governor Mike Parson today ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at government buildings statewide be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, March 21, to honor Army Reserve Specialist Jackson D. Johnson, of Hillsboro, Missouri.  Johnson will be buried at Jefferson Barracks on March 21. Specialist Johnson was a Transportation … Continue reading Missouri Governor Parson Orders Flags Fly at Half-Staff in Missouri on March 21 in Honor of Army Reserve Specialist Jackson D. Johnson of Jefferson County

St Louis News: UMSL named one of nation’s Most Affordable Colleges by Study.com

ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – The University of Missouri–St. Louis has long been a provider of quality education to its students without saddling them with an overbearing financial burden. In fact, one set of rankings rates UMSL as one of the top institutions in the nation when it comes to offering the chance to get … Continue reading St Louis News: UMSL named one of nation’s Most Affordable Colleges by Study.com

St Louis News: Updated 2019 City of St. Louis Long-Range Financial Plan Now Available

The report includes an assessment of progress since 2015, analysis of the city’s current fiscal state and recommendations for increased fiscal health ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green issued the 2019 update to the city’s Long Range Financial Plan.  The report was approved by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment (E&A) … Continue reading St Louis News: Updated 2019 City of St. Louis Long-Range Financial Plan Now Available

Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Chance Ayers, Who Led Police in Car Chase Charged with Illegal Firearm

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Kansas City, Missouri man who rammed a police vehicle and crashed into two more cars while leading officers on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle was charged in federal court today with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Chance Ayers, 24, was charged with being a … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Chance Ayers, Who Led Police in Car Chase Charged with Illegal Firearm

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Obtains Guilty Plea from Dr. Thomas H. Alms, $200,000 in Restitution in Medicaid Fraud Case

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that Dr. Thomas H. Alms of Mount Vernon, pled guilty to committing a class C felony of Medicaid fraud, following an investigation and prosecution by his office.  Alms was ordered to repay $200,000.00 to the Medicaid program and surrender his license to practice dentistry … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Obtains Guilty Plea from Dr. Thomas H. Alms, $200,000 in Restitution in Medicaid Fraud Case

Technology News: Carbonite, Veritas Announce Reseller Partnership

Alliance provides endpoint protection to enterprise market Boston, MA (STL.News) — Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a global leader in data protection, and Veritas Technologies, a worldwide leader in enterprise data protection and software-defined storage, recently announced a new partnership designed to provide enhanced endpoint device protection to Veritas customers.  Veritas will act as an authorized … Continue reading Technology News: Carbonite, Veritas Announce Reseller Partnership

Nebraska Governor Ricketts Joins Vice President Pence to Assess Flood Damage, Thank First Responders

WATERLOO, NEBRASKA – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts joined Vice President Mike Pence and Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds to assess flood damage and emergency response efforts.  The visit began with a survey of the flooding along the Missouri River followed by visits to hear from impacted families and thank first responders.   The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency … Continue reading Nebraska Governor Ricketts Joins Vice President Pence to Assess Flood Damage, Thank First Responders

Alternative Energy News: New toolkit provides U.S. cities with ten ways to go solar

(STL.News) – With local municipalities playing an increasingly important role in the clean energy revolution, Environment America Research and Policy Center released a new toolkit today to support cities and towns nationwide in capturing more clean renewable energy from the sun.  Ten Ways Your Community Can Go Solar offers practical ways to take advantage of … Continue reading Alternative Energy News: New toolkit provides U.S. cities with ten ways to go solar

House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, Visits Ferguson To Rally Support For Voter Bills

ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D) California made a stop in the St. Louis-area on Monday to rally support for two key pieces of Democratic legislation. Pelosi joined Congressman Lacy Clay(D) Missouri, and other elected officials as well as community leaders at the Urban League Empowerment Center in Ferguson for the … Continue reading House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, Visits Ferguson To Rally Support For Voter Bills

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Praises Missouri Supreme Court’s Ruling Against Modern Day “Debtors’ Prisons”

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt praised the Supreme Court of Missouri’s ruling against so-called Debtors’ Prisons in the State of Missouri v. George Richey.  Attorney General Schmitt filed an amicus brief in this case on January 7th, arguing that no Missouri statute provides clear authority to consider jail debts … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Praises Missouri Supreme Court’s Ruling Against Modern Day “Debtors’ Prisons”

Missouri Highway Patrol News: Troop G Releases Enforcement Totals

(STL.News) A total of 39 citations and 28 warnings were issued in conjunction with a hazardous moving violation enforcement operation conducted in Wright County on March 16, 2019. Also, troopers arrested four people for misdemeanor drug violations and four people for felony drug violations. Totals from this enforcement effort include: 30 — speed citations 6 … Continue reading Missouri Highway Patrol News: Troop G Releases Enforcement Totals

Missouri Highway Patrol News: Results Of DWI Saturation In Daviess & Dekalb Counties

(STL.News) Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer of Troop H, St. Joseph, announces the results of a DWI saturation conducted in Daviess and Dekalb counties. The saturation was held from 7 p.m. on March 16, 2019, to 3 a.m. on March 17, 2019.  During this enforcement operation, four officers patrolled Daviess and Dekalb counties with … Continue reading Missouri Highway Patrol News: Results Of DWI Saturation In Daviess & Dekalb Counties