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.
COLUMBIA – Missouri 4-H has received a Day of Service grant of $80,985 from the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for volunteering and service. This award will support Sept.
WASHINGTON – The IRS reminds seniors and retirees that they are not required to take money out of their IRA and workplace retirement plans this year. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, waives a required minimum distribution, or RMD, during 2020 for IRAs and retirement plans, including beneficiaries with inherited accounts.
LIBERTY – November elections will bring competition for seats in Ray and Clay counties, but the August primaries produced little in-party competition – no races in Ray County and three races affecting eastern Clay County.
KEARNEY – Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative warns consumer-members in Ray, Clay, Platte and other counties of a new phone scam targeting them. The scam consists of PCEC members being falsely told the cooperative was bought out by another utility and their payments were not processed correctly due to the merger.
BENTONVILLE, Arkansas – Walmart will close all community stores and Sam’s Clubs on Thanksgiving Day this year, rather than offer discounts. The company reportedly wants employees to spend the holiday with their families vs.
WARRENSBURG – Veterans who are wanting to transition to civilian life can find help. They can prepare for a new career at any school through Veterans Upward Bound, or VUB, at the University of Central Missouri.