City Council approves DeLisle as Fire Chief; Fire Department to purchase new air packs
(Local News ~ 01/18/18)
During the December mid-month meeting held on December 18, Mayor Denis McCrate introduced Ordinance No. 1264: This ordinance would DISCONTINUE AND VACATE an alley that runs east and west between Lesieur Avenue and Meatte Avenue between Lots 1, 2, 3, 4,5,6,7,8,9, 10, 11, 12, 13, AND 14 of Block 42 OF DeLisle's addition to the City of Portageville...
Up to $3 million in funding now available for locally-focused environmental education grants
(State News ~ 01/18/18)
LENEXA — EPA is pleased to announce that up to $3 million in funding for locally-focused environmental education grants will be available this week under the 2018 EE Local Grant Program. EPA will award three to four grants in each of EPA’s ten regions, for no less than $50,000 and no more than $100,000 each, for a total of 30-35 grants nationwide. Proposals are due March 15, 2018. The Requests for Proposals will be posted on www.grants.gov later this week. ...
"... consider him...." Heb. 12:3
(Column ~ 01/18/18)
Hebrews chapter eleven is an impressive roll-call of heroes of the faith. It is an impressive list that is only complete when Christ is considered. No life is great if it does not point to Christ. These great names from Abel through the prophets point us finally to Christ. In fact, all of Scripture points us to Jesus. Jesus himself, speaking of scripture said, “These (the Scriptures) are they which testify of Me" (John 5:39)...
Lady Dawgs take out County Rival NMCC Eagles
(High School Sports ~ 01/18/18)
In a highly competitive ball game between last Thursday, the Portageville Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lady New Madrid Co. Central Eagles, 43-39. The game was played in Portageville. The Bulldogs held the lead through the first half with 22-14 going into the third frame. ...
MDC’s black bear research website gets an upgrade, new look
(Outdoors ~ 01/18/18)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is updating their black bear research webpage with enhanced features and information on Missouri’s native black bear population. The new webpage will offer black bear research project summaries, project updates, new research photos, videos, interactive story maps and much more...
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