Missouri General News

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Missouri News: Senator Bill Eigel Encourages Student Artists to Submit Their Work to the 2019 Senate Art Exhibit

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri State Senator Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, would like to encourage student artists in the 23rd Senatorial District to consider submitting their work to the 2019 Missouri Senate Art Exhibit, which is now accepting entries. Each year, the 34 senators of the Missouri Senate each select a piece of student artwork … Continue reading Missouri News: Senator Bill Eigel Encourages Student Artists to Submit Their Work to the 2019 Senate Art Exhibit

Missouri News: Versailles Man, Joseph Marin Melendez, Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Nine Firearms Stolen from Pawn Shop

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A Versailles, Missouri man who stole nine firearms during the burglary of a local pawn shop pleaded guilty in federal court today for illegally possessing the firearms. Joseph Marin Melendez, 47, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr., to being a felon in possession of firearms. By pleading … Continue reading Missouri News: Versailles Man, Joseph Marin Melendez, Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Nine Firearms Stolen from Pawn Shop

Missouri News: Riverside Man, Christopher G. Brenner, Sentenced for Child Pornography

Riverside, Missouri man, Christopher G. Brenner, sentenced to 11 years in federal prison without parole for sharing pornography over the internet KANSAS CITY, MO – A Riverside, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court today for sharing child pornography over the internet. Christopher G. Brenner, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to … Continue reading Missouri News: Riverside Man, Christopher G. Brenner, Sentenced for Child Pornography

St. Louis News: Stéphane Denève returns to conduct first concert as Music Director Designate of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Denève, whose tenure as Music Director begins next season, leads a program of Berlioz’ Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Wagner’s Prelude to Tristan and Isolde, Scriabin’s Poem of Ecstasy, and the SLSO premiere of Peter Lieberson’s Neruda Songs with mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor ST LOUIS, MO – Stéphane Denève returns to St. Louis for the first … Continue reading St. Louis News: Stéphane Denève returns to conduct first concert as Music Director Designate of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

St. Louis News: Prop S Youth Crime Prevention Fund Application Now Open

The application is now open. Nonprofits can apply until Nov. 13. ST. LOUIS, MO – The Public Safety Committee of the Board of Aldermen has approved approximately $950,000 to award in calendar year 2019 for programs designed to prevent crimes perpetrated by youth in the City of St. Louis, Missouri. The Committee is seeking proposals … Continue reading St. Louis News: Prop S Youth Crime Prevention Fund Application Now Open

Missouri Lottery News: Lottery Generates $25 Million in Monthly Profits for Missouri Education

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Profits from Missouri Lottery ticket sales in September were sent to the Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education today.  This month’s transfer of $25,012,317 brings the total for FY19 to more than $101.5 million. Since Missouri Lottery sales started in 1986, the Lottery has generated more than $6 billion for the … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Lottery Generates $25 Million in Monthly Profits for Missouri Education

Missouri Lottery News: Butler Man, Nicholas Baumann, Uses $50,000 Prize to Buy Sawmill

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A Scratchers ticket here and there is a typical purchase for Nicholas Baumann.  It had been awhile since he’d bought one, but he decided to buy a few “Gold Rush” Scratchers at White Oak Station, 1115 West Fort Scott Street, in Butler.  Out of his five tickets, he won $10 and … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Butler Man, Nicholas Baumann, Uses $50,000 Prize to Buy Sawmill

Missouri Lottery News: $1 Million Ticket Sold in Joplin, Missouri at Snak-Atak on South Main Street

$1 Million Powerball ticket sold in Joplin, Missouri JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Was it a local resident stopping in for a quick snack or a tank of gas who added a last-minute Powerball ticket to their purchase?  Or maybe it was someone who went to the store specifically to buy tickets for the high Powerball … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: $1 Million Ticket Sold in Joplin, Missouri at Snak-Atak on South Main Street