Rehab center closing in Mt.Vernon, 300 jobs end Friday
Mount Vernon city officials are negotiating to acquire a 165-acre campus that housed a rehabilitation hospital since 1907.
The Missouri Rehabilitation Center in Mount Vernon officially closed Thursday, leaving more than 300 people without jobs.
A Veterans Administration clinic will continue to operate on the campus.
The Joplin Globe reports that City Administrator Max Springer says the city hopes to take over the campus and find other tenants.
Watch: Scary Halloween night weather. Your trick-or-treat and Friday night football temperatures
Temperatures will stay in the 40s today, with 30s for trick-or-treat tonight. ...
Secretary of State names Elections Integrity Task Force
Missouri will keep an extra close eye on its elections.
Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander has announced the formation of the bipartisan Elections Integrity Task Force, which will bring together local, state and federal law enforcement and election authorities. The task force will meet each election year going forward to help coordinate efforts to ensure Missouri elections remain fair, secure and accessible.
“This task force will ...
Camdenton issues boil order after air enters lines
Camdenton has issued a boil water order after air entered the city’s main water line. It happened while a contractor was working on a private water system.
The precautionary boil order covers homes and businesses on Clint Ave, Willow Terrace, Dogwood Terrace, and Rosewood Terrace. The main was flushed and there was no drop in pressure.
The city recommends you take the following precautions:
• Boil water for ...
Missouri hosts improved Kentucky team Saturday
The Missouri Tigers are home again Saturday and may face a tougher than expected challenge from Kentucky.
The Tigers hope to keep pace in the SEC East, as they come in with a record of 6-2 and 3-1 in the SEC. They trail Georgia by one game in the East. Mizzou will need to show some improvement on offense, as the Tigers posted a lackluster attack ...
Arkansas visits top-ranked Mississippi State Saturday
The tough road of the Arkansas Razorbacks continues Saturday as the Hogs visit the top ranked team in the country.
The College Football Playoff committee voted Mississippi State the best team in the nation when its first ratings were released Tuesday, but that doesn't interest coach Dan Mullen much. "Our focus is on beating Arkansas,'' Mullen said Monday at his news conference prior to Saturday's home ...