Boater Safety Certification

A boater safety certification course will be offered July 17th in Macon.  The Missouri Highway Patrol is offering the program at the Long Branch Lake Corps of Engineers Visitor Center, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  There is no fee for this course; however, students are required to pre-register online as seating will be limited. There will be a break […]

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Practice Heat Safety

As we begin to see high temperatures reach near 90 degrees, we need to remember to NOT leave kids or pets in a car that is parked. The National Weather Service says during Summer heat, practice heat safety wherever you are and never, never, never leave children, disabled adults, or pets in a car! Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable. […]

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Striping Of Missouri Highways

The repainting of the lines on Missouri’s Freeways, Highways and numbered and lettered routes creates rolling work zones that will cause back-ups and slower traffic.  The Missouri Department of Transportation says they are currently striping two-lane roadways and will be working on freeways and expressways in June, July, and August. Drivers will see slow-moving caravans of trucks refreshing the lines […]

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Courtroom Operations

The Missouri Supreme Court issued a new order and operational directives, effective May 16, to help courts statewide establish localized plans, while recognizing the varying community health safeguards and court dockets, facilities and staffing levels across the state and the easing of COVID-19 restrictions on in-person proceedings. The courts have remained open to conduct business, but have been cautious to […]

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MDC Extensions and Closures

The Missouri Department of Conservation has extended the facility closures and cancellations of public events through April 30.  The MDC also extended the daily trout tag waiver at trout parks until further notice.  The Free Fishing Permit waiver will end April 15th. To help protect people amid increasing coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, MDC temporarily closed its regional offices, Department headquarters in […]

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