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Missouri Lottery News: Florissant Resident, Scott Floyd, Wins First $77,777 Top Prize

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A Florissant man turned $5 into $77,777 with the Missouri Lottery’s Scratchers game, “Fireball 7s.” Scott Floyd purchased his winning ticket at QuikTrip, 6805 N. Hanley Road in Berkeley, on August 4.  A few days later, he was at the Lottery’s office in St. Louis to claim one of the game’s … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Florissant Resident, Scott Floyd, Wins First $77,777 Top Prize

Missouri News: Branson Police Start Impaired Driving Crackdown Today

BRANSON, MO – You will see more Branson Police officers looking for impaired drivers starting today, as they join a nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown.  This will include high-visibility enforcement throughout the City of Branson and will run from August 17 to September 3, 2018.  The Branson Police Department will have officers … Continue reading Missouri News: Branson Police Start Impaired Driving Crackdown Today

Missouri News: Nine Indicted for Heroin Conspiracy in Greene County

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Eight men and one woman were indicted by a federal grand jury this week for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute heroin in Greene County, Missouri. Dangelo P. Moore, 30, of Willard, Mo., James D. Elbert, 36, Jerry R. Blue, 29, Keilan A. Murray, 25, and Presley A. Pike, 26, all … Continue reading Missouri News: Nine Indicted for Heroin Conspiracy in Greene County

Kansas City, Missouri News: Gerald L. Holmes, Jeremy R. Bond, Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking That Led to Kidnapping, Torture

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri man and an Independence, Missouri man have pleaded guilty in federal court to their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that involved the kidnapping and torture of an Independence, Missouri man. Gerald L. Holmes, also known as “Jerry” or “Joker,” 26, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty today before … Continue reading Kansas City, Missouri News: Gerald L. Holmes, Jeremy R. Bond, Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking That Led to Kidnapping, Torture

Missouri News: Fulton Sex Offender, Michael James Collins, Indicted for Enticing a Minor for Illicit Sex

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A prior sex offender residing in Fulton, Missouri has been indicted by a federal grand jury for attempting to entice a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity. Michael James Collins, 21, was charged in a three-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Jefferson City, Missouri, on Thursday, August … Continue reading Missouri News: Fulton Sex Offender, Michael James Collins, Indicted for Enticing a Minor for Illicit Sex

Missouri Department of Conservation News: Area Hunter Education Teachers Get State Honors from MDC

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Providing an abundance of opportunities to take hunter education in southwest Missouri and coordinating other conservation-related educational events have earned statewide and regional recognition for four area hunter-education instructors.  Each year, MDC recognizes hunter-education instructors whose efforts exceed regular teaching duties. Being recognized on the state level for efforts delivered in 2017, … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: Area Hunter Education Teachers Get State Honors from MDC

Missouri News: Missouri Teacher of the Year Finalists Named for 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Seven Missouri educators have been selected as finalists for the 2019 Missouri Teacher of the Year award: Julie Ellis, Montgomery Co. R-II (English language arts, Montgomery Co. High School) Amber Galiher, West Plains R-VII (kindergarten, West Plains Elementary) Elizabeth Hart, Belton 124 (special education, Kentucky Trail Elementary) Jean Lawson, Springfield R-XII … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Teacher of the Year Finalists Named for 2019

Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Confirms Invasive Ash Borer in 11 New Missouri Counties

COLUMBIA, MO – Foresters with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), in conjunction with the Missouri and U.S. departments of agriculture, have confirmed the presence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in 11 new counties across Missouri.  New detection’s have been confirmed in Adair, Callaway, Cape Girardeau, Cole, Greene, Jefferson, Lewis, Lincoln, Pike, Polk, and Warren … Continue reading Missouri Department of Conservation News: MDC Confirms Invasive Ash Borer in 11 New Missouri Counties