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Skidmore looks at employee benefits

The Skidmore City Council made decisions on employee benefits and compensation during the January 10 meeting. These decisions affected Maintenance Employee Marvin Sumy and City Clerk Laura Stark, who has completed her probationary period. Because of her part-time status, the council approved 20 hours each of vacation and sick leave to be awarded January 1 of

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USDA to reopen FSA offices for limited services during government shutdown

US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers including the Maryville office. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about 2,500 FSA employees to open offices on Thursday, January 17 and

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2019 Health & Fitness Fair slated for January 26

The 12th Annual Health & Fitness Fair, sponsored by Rogers Pharmacy, Maryville Parks and Recreation and SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, will be from 8 to 11 am, Saturday, January 26, at the Maryville Community Center, 1407 N. Country Club Road. The goal for the event is to help area residents live healthier and happier

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Maryville’s Mike Baumgartner appointed Regional President of SSM Health

SSM Health has announced that Mike Baumgartner, president of SSM Health St. Francis Hospital – Maryville, has been appointed Regional President of SSM Health in Mid-Missouri. He will replace Phil Gustafson, who has been serving as Interim President for the region. Baumgartner assumes the role immediately and will be working with Gustafson over the next several

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Hopkins starts new water, sewer rates with January billing

During a quiet meeting on January 7 of the Hopkins City Council, Mayor Kelly Morrison reminded citizens the new water and sewer rates are reflected on the January billing statement. Also, a reminder about the 2019 city dog tags was put on the billing statement. All residents with dogs are required to register each animal

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MoDOT urges caution with winter weather expected this weekend

A statewide winter storm and playoff football crowds could lead to traffic slowdowns this weekend. The Missouri Department of Transportation urges drivers to use caution as snow is forecast on Friday and road conditions may be slippery at times. If you have to travel, please allow extra time to reach your destination. According to the

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New Pickering property owners visit council meeting

Jerry and Sharon Hopper visited the Pickering City Council meeting on January 7 with questions about the Volner property they have purchased. The Hoppers have begun cleanup on the roughly three city lots they purchased. Plans include removal of the house currently standing and building a new one. City Clerk Milt Sovereign explained the sewer

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Mozingo Advisory Board speaks to RV park plans

On December 17, the Mozingo Advisory Board discussed possible plans for the RV park expansion. Board members present were Dan Billings, Jim Adwell, Floyd Hook, Todd Stagner, Bob Cooper, Sarah Graham, Robert Phillips and Mackenzie Adamson. Michelle Drake was absent. New officers selected were President Michelle Drake and Vice President Bob Cooper. The RV park

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Clearmont council posts job

At the December 18 Clearmont City Council meeting, the leaders decided to open a city maintenance worker position and speak to several city issues. The water and sewer report was presented by Kristy Snodderley. She noted the water usage was 265,300 gallons. Community Services contacted her about a delinquent water bill and reported that organization

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