Month: June

MSHP completes 2024 Annual School Bus Inspections

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the results of the Driver and Vehicle Safety Division’s 2024 annual school bus inspection program. Missouri’s 2024 school bus inspection results are as follows: • school buses rated as “approved” upon initial inspection, 10,055 • school buses rated as “defective” upon initial inspection,

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Jefferson summer school students serve breakfast

The day started off with a community breakfast where the Jefferson students had the experience of serving others. They cooked, cleaned, served and socialized with the many people that showed up. Due to the generous donations from our breakfast customers, the students were able to donate $211 to the Stanberry Ministry Center, which serves the

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BJ’s 46th Annual Truck, Tractor pull set for June 28

The 46th Annual Burlington Jct. Truck and Tractor Pull will begin at 6:30 pm, Friday, June 28 at the BJ city park. The BJ Kiwanis hold the event as a fundraiser for children in the community. Admission is $10 for adults and children, 12 and under are free. There is a money scramble mid-pull for

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County students to attend Boys, Girls State

Missouri Boys State and Girls State for 2024 will occur simultaneously on Lindenwood University’s campus in St. Charles from Saturday, June 22 to Saturday, June 29. The programs will continue to maintain independent schedules and curriculum but plan to share common resources. Both Missouri Boys State and Missouri Girls State will also be able to

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Maryville’s June Beautification Award goes to Pines

Bianca and Jace Pine, owners of the property at 829 South Market Street, have been honored as the June winners of the Maryville Beautification Award Program. Mayor Dannen Merrill, far right, made the presentation. Jace’s meticulous care of their yard is evident, creating a serene country-like atmosphere, while still being conveniently located close to everything.

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Hopkins Picnic moves to June

The 136th Annual Hopkins Picnic is June 27, 28 and 29 sponsored by the Hopkins Community Club. The rides and inflatables are by Joe’s Old Fashioned Fun Carnival and Photos Booths starting at 6 pm to close each night. No advanced ticket sales. Arm band rides are $25 and must be purchased at carnival. Daily

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Cooling stations available

The forecast for the next few days looks to be hot and humid, with heat indices around 105 degrees. The following may be utilized for cooling stations Saturday June 22nd – Tuesday June 25th: Maryville Community Center 1407 North Country Club Rd. M-F 5 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sat. 6 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sun

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