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Arnold Barnhart Cedar Hill
Crystal City De Soto Dittmer
Festus Fletcher Hematite
Herculaneum High Ridge Hillsboro
House Springs Imperial Kimmswick
Liguori Mapaville Pevely
Otto Morse Mill


Missouri pension funds ahead of national norms
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:23:30 -0700

Missouri's public employee retirement plans generally are in better financial shape than those nationwide, though there is cause for concern about some, according to a state audit released Tuesday. Auditor ...

Audit: Missouri public-employee pension plans more financially sound than national norms
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:58:45 -0700

Missouri's public employee retirement plans generally are in better financial shape than those nationwide, though there is cause for concern about some, according to a state audit released Tuesday.

Blunt heralds Jefferson County port, says it is in prime spot
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:15:00 -0700

He toured the port in Herculaneum this morning 

Missouri sets November execution date for Jackson County murderer
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:36:00 -0700

Leon Taylor shot a gas station attendant in a robbery in 1994 in front of the man's stepdaughter.

Customer Direct Announces New Contact Center Location in Arnold
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:15:59 -0700

The nation’s leader in contact center services now has three St. Louis-area locations - Chesterfield, Arnold and Maryland Heights (PRWeb October 01, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12201158.htm

IL murder suspects captured in Marston, MO
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:05:29 -0700

Two Hanover Park, Illinois murder suspects were caught on Thursday in Marston, Missouri.

Jefferson City woman hurt in accident
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:38:56 -0700

A Jefferson City woman was treated for moderate injuries after a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Cole County.

Blunt Talks Militarization With Police
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:08:10 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo) has met with several law enforcement officials around Missouri to talk about militarization of local police,  an issue raised after Ferguson police used an armored vehicle  early in last month's demonstrations.  The public reaction to that action has triggered inquiries into the transfer of equipment through the Department of Homeland Security and ...

Jefferson County, IL sheriff's office warns of 'phone scam'
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:50:28 -0700

The Jefferson County, Illinois Sheriff's Office is warning residents of what they say is a phone scam.

Court ruling causes reprinting of ballots
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:26:43 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri election officials are scrambling to reprint ballots and reprogram computers after an appeals court ordered a change to an early voting proposal that will appear on the November ballot.County clerks said Wednesday that the change could cost the state tens of thousands of additional dollars and delay the availability of absentee ballots that are supposed to be ready for ...