RICHMOND – Everyone agrees they like the change of venue this year, moving out of the Eagleton Building and across the parking lot to the shaded lawn at the Ray County Museum. The day is warm, but not a typical July scorcher.
• NUMBERS CONFLICT • ERROR DISCOVERED • ERROR CORRECTED RICHMOND – The three online sources that announced two COVID-19 deaths in the county are wrong, Ray County Presiding Commissioner Bob King said. “There are no deaths in Ray County,” King said Monday, based on his conversation with the Ray County Health Department.
RICHMOND – The coronavirus pandemic led Cayenne Stark to find a creative way to celebrate her daughter Gabriella’s second birthday. “(Stark) tried everywhere to get a place where we could have her birthday and everything’s closed down,” Linda Desmond said.
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Missouri is among four states that have reported animals infected with vesicular stomatitis virus, or VSV. The disease causes blister-like lesions in and around the mouth of livestock.
COLUMBIA – Missouri 4-H announced the development of an Innovation Grant initiative to reward and encourage programs, ideas and partnerships to advance the national 4-H goal of embracing and meeting the diverse needs of youth.
JEFFERSON CITY – State leaders are offering a Missouri Meat & Poultry Processing Grant to increase food supply chain resilience in our state. The General Assembly allocated $20 million in CARES Act funds for meat and poultry establishments that employ fewer than 200 people.