McCaskill Works to Open Up Federal Spending Process

  v:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} st1:*{behavior:url(#default#ieooui) } Shining a light on open government When U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill arrived in Washington, she looked at the federal government with the keen eye of an auditor and the logical persistence of a prosecutor, which drove her focus on government transparency and accountability and…

Read More

All Tri-County Conference Boys Basketball Team

  All Tri-County Conference Boys Basketball Team 2008-09 First Team Kiley Watson*              Brashear         Senior Curtiss Bunch                LaPlata             Senior Trae Treasure              Brashear         Senior Jordan Smith                 LaPlata             Senior Taylor Wheeler              LaPlata             Soph. Aric Luman                    Novinger           Senior Matt Thomas                Brashear         Junior Rollie Shatzer                Bevier               Senior…

Read More

Tri Rivers All Conference Basketball Teams 2008-09

  Tri Rivers All Conference Basketball Teams 2008-09 Boy’s First Team Jacob Winkler*              Schuyler Co.                 Senior Dennis Dent*                 Knox County              Senior Daniel Mallette*             Putnam County              Junior Michael Brennan*            Clark County              Senior Logan Hill                      Milan                            Senior *Unanimous Selection Boy’s Second Team Bryan Plenge                 Clark County …

Read More

Clarence Cannon All-Conference Basketball Selections 2008-09

  Clarence Cannon All-Conference Basketball Selections 2008-09 Girl’s First Team Jena Leathers*               Macon              Senior Jenna Mueller                S. Shelby  Junior Danielle Boulware            Palmyra            Senior Laura Williams               Monroe City      Senior Jordyn Tolliver                Centralia          Senior *Unanimous Selection Girl’s Second Team Abby Rowland               Macon              Senior Ashley Troyer                S. Shelby  Junior Taylor…

Read More

Area Athletes Selected To All-Conference Teams

  Area Athletes Selected To All-Conference Teams By David Sharp    Five area athletes were named to the 2009 All Tri-Rivers and Tri-County Conference Basketball First Teams.    Knox County seniors Dennis Dent and Tessa Ramer made the first team All Tri-Rivers squads. Brashear seniors Kiley Watson, Trae Treasure and Matt Thomas earned first team…

Read More

Marion County And Canton Advance To Show-Me Showdown

  Marion County And Canton Advance To Show-Me Showdown By David Sharp    Canton (28-2) punched their ticket to the MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown II with a strong finish at the Class 2 Union Sectional to a 50-43 victory over Laquey. The Lady Tigers led by as many as 12 points before being tied in the…

Read More

Bridge Deck Repairs Scheduled on Route 61 in Clark County

Bridge Deck Repairs Scheduled on Route 61 in Clark County   HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, the week of March 23, MoDOT crews will be patching the bridge decks on the Honey Creek and Buck Run Creek Bridges on southbound Route 61 in Clark County south of Wayland. Crews will be working from 8 a.m. to…

Read More

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE MAKES AVAILABLE $1 BILLION IN RECOVERY ACT FUNDS FOR COPS PROGRAM

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE MAKES AVAILABLE $1 BILLION IN RECOVERY ACT FUNDS FOR COPS PROGRAM WASHINGTON – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the Department of Justice is now accepting applications for $1 billion in Recovery Act Funds for the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Program.  Approximately 5,500 law enforcement officer jobs will…

Read More

BOND: AIG BONUSES OUTRAGEOUS

BOND:  AIG BONUSES OUTRAGEOUS Obama Administration Failed to Prevent Misuse of Taxpayer Funds ‘We Need a Little Less Talk, A Lot More Action’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kit Bond today went to the Senate floor to blast the bonuses being paid to AIG after the taxpayers had to bail out the bank again.  Bond…

Read More