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WMMC donates to the Destiny House

Western Missouri Medical Center donated several boxes full of much-needed supplies for the local Destiny House, including blankets, sheets, towels, sleeping bags, outerwear and non-perishable food items, according to a…

Matthew James Headley

Matthew James Headley, 28, of Leeton, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 13, as the result of an automobile accident. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at…

Crash leaves one dead near Leeton

A wreck on Southeast 651 Road near Leeton early Monday morning resulted in one fatality, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. The driver, Michael J. Fagan, 31,…

Canine shot in SE Mo. confirmed as wolf

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., AP) — Conservation officials say DNA tests confirm that a canine shot and killed by a southeast Missouri man in November was indeed a wolf. The Wayne…

Mo. Democrats to outline campaign finance plan

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri’s secretary of state is preparing to unveil what he calls the “most comprehensive” ethics package in recent history. Secretary of State Jason Kander and…

Health website attracts more older Missourians

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — More older than younger people in Missouri have been signing up for health insurance through a federally run website. Figures released Monday by the U.S.…

Missouri House panel hears ‘right to work’ bill

By JORDAN SHAPIRO (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — House Republican leaders wasted no time pursuing their agenda Monday, using the first legislative hearing of the year to introduce a labor…

Mo. House Democrats offer tax-cut plan

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Democrats in the Missouri House are proposing to cut income taxes for many lower- to middle-income individuals and raise them for…