Missouri

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Missouri was part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.  Jefferson City has been the state capitol since 1826.  With more than six million residents, Missouri is the 18th most populous state and is the 21st most extensive area.

Governor: Mike Parson (R)

Lt Governor: Mike Kehoe (R)

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Missouri News: City of Columbia plow crews ended 56.5 hours of continuous operations at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17

COLUMBIA, MO (STL.News) – At 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, City of Columbia plow crews, Street Division supervisors and fleet mechanics ended 56.5 hours of continuous ice and snow management operations. “Every street in Columbia saw a snow plow,” Public Works Engineering and Operations Manager Richard Stone said.  “We don’t believe we missed any streets. … Continue reading Missouri News: City of Columbia plow crews ended 56.5 hours of continuous operations at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17

Missouri News: Columbia Police investigating suspicious fire at Planned Parenthood – Columbia Health Center

COLUMBIA, MO (STL.News) – The Columbia Fire Department was dispatched to investigate a fire alarm at Planned Parenthood – Columbia Health Center, 711 N. Providence Road, at 4:06 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. The first arriving unit observed a light haze in the building and upgraded the call to a commercial structure fire, resulting in … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia Police investigating suspicious fire at Planned Parenthood – Columbia Health Center

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Applauds Guilty Verdict in Quadruple Homicide Case

Poplar Bluff, MO (STL.News) – Friday, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt applauded the work done by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and members of the Attorney General’s Office in obtaining guilty verdicts in a quadruple homicide case in Ripley County, Missouri.  The Honorable Michael Pritchett, a judge from Butler County, decided, after a bench trial … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Applauds Guilty Verdict in Quadruple Homicide Case

Missouri News: St. Louis Man, James P. Pettus, Sentenced to 14 Years for Meth, Illegal Firearm

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A St. Louis, Missouri man who was found passed out at an Oak Grove, Mo., truck stop after a week-long bender has been sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing methamphetamine and a firearm. James P. Pettus, 40, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes on Wednesday, Feb. … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis Man, James P. Pettus, Sentenced to 14 Years for Meth, Illegal Firearm

Missouri News: Joplin Man, David Allen Giffen, Sentenced to 28 Years for Sexual Exploitation of Children

SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) – A Joplin, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court yesterday for the sexual exploitation of several children. David Allen Giffen, 57, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 28 years in federal prison without parole.  The court also sentenced Giffen to spend the rest of his life on … Continue reading Missouri News: Joplin Man, David Allen Giffen, Sentenced to 28 Years for Sexual Exploitation of Children

Missouri News: Statement from Missouri Senator Dave Schatz Regarding NCAA Penalties Against Mizzou

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, issued the following statement regarding the penalties delivered by the NCAA against the University of Missouri-Columbia. “At a time when so many institutional bodies face questions about transparency and accountability, I find it especially egregious that the NCAA would punish the University … Continue reading Missouri News: Statement from Missouri Senator Dave Schatz Regarding NCAA Penalties Against Mizzou

Missouri Lottery News: Lemon Delight Recipe Leads to $100,000 Prize in Kansas City for Molly Upton

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – Ever the person to seek out a deal, Molly Upton recently went out of her way to purchase a cheaper ingredient for her lemon delight recipe.  That, coupled with a fleeting decision to purchase a Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket, resulted in a $100,000 prize. “I never even go to that … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Lemon Delight Recipe Leads to $100,000 Prize in Kansas City for Molly Upton