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Announcement: State Sen. White Feb. 22 Arcola Event Rescheduled
State Sen. Bill White's Feb. 22 "meet the people" event at Ken's Kafe in Arcola has been rescheduled to 1-3 p.m. due to scheduling conflicts.
Greenfield Grad Named CEO of Advocacy Group
An alumnus of Greenfield High School was recently named the chief executive officer of the national not-for-profit organization 1in6, which...

Sheriff Responds, Auditor’s Office Elaborates on Follow-Up
The Missouri State Auditor’s Office released a follow-up report in December 2018 regarding progress made by the Dade County Sheriff’s Office in response to issues found...
Miller Area Men Allegedly Killed Hundreds Of Deer
David Berry, Sr., and brothers Eric and Kyle Berry, all of the Miller and Everton area, were arrested following a long-term investigation by the...

Auditor Galloway finds improvement still needed to ensure proper...
State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued a follow-up report of audit findings in Dade County. The progress report outlined the need for continued improvement to...
At the Dade County courthouse voter Mike Wilson presents his identification to Nanci Harris, an election judge, as Wilson prepares to vote in the Nov. 6, 2018 elections. High Voter Turnout For Midterms Nov. 6, Republican Party Takes Most...
There was high voter turnout in Dade and surrounding counties for the Nov. 6 midterm elections, in which voters unseated an incumbent U.S. senator...

Multiple Statewide Proposals Appearing on Nov. 2018 Ballot
Readers of the Vedette may have noticed the “B” section of the paper the past couple weeks has been filled with the ballot language of several proposed amendments to the...
Federal Judge Finds Department of Revenue Violated Federal Election...
A federal judge found that the Missouri Department of Revenue violated the National Voter Registration Act, commonly called the “Motor Voter” law, by not providing all...
Trump/Pence MAGA Rally in Springfield, Mo.
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Trump to Visit Springfield Sept. 21
President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign has announced that the president will visit the Springfield area for a “Make America Great Again” rally on Friday, Sept....
Governor Mike Parson Orders Flag Flown at Half-Staff in Honor of...
On Monday, Governor Mike Parson announced that flags will be flown at half-staff at all government buildings statewide for one full day on Thursday, September 13, 2018, to...
Governor Parson Announces Emergency Water and Hay Access for Farmers
Today, in response to worsening drought conditions throughout the state, Governor Parson announced the availability of water for family farms at 28 Department of...
Purple Heart Day: Schmitt seeks public’s assistance in identifying...
On Purple Heart Day, Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the owners of four Purple Heart medals currently in the...
MU Extension offers farm safety exhibits at State Fair
From Karen Funkenbusch The University of Missouri Extension Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) will showcase grain bin safety at the Missouri State Fair from 9...
Who should decide who uses kratom?
Kratom is derived from the leaves of mitragyna speciosa, a tropical tree related to coffee and native to Southeast Asia. It has been used as a...