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Centralia Regional Economic Development, Inc. and the Centralia Chamber of Commerce are working together to try and bring the Columbia Star Dinner Train to Centralia for AnchorFest. The idea, said Ginny Zoellers, director of the Centralia Chamber of Commerce, is to make an opportunity to show off Centralia and its attractions. The current proposed plan is for the train to come June 2 for the Sunday concerts and car show,
Over 30 minutes, the pint-sized lunch tables and caramel-colored folding chairs in the Chance Elementary School cafeteria gradually filled. The estimated 79 future Centralia R-VI kindergarten students and their parents or guardians were there for the annual Parents as Teachers event “Kindergarten Here We Come.” The visitors, split into classroom-sized groups and guided by a parent-educator toured the school with 10-minute long stops in various rooms. Those included two classrooms,
In an effort to detect and apprehend intoxicated and impaired drivers traveling the public roadways of Boone County, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department is planning on conducting multiple Sobriety Checkpoints in Boone County, MO, during the month of May. Law-abiding motorists encountering the Sobriety Checkpoints should expect minimal delay. The Boone County Sheriff’s Department wishes to thank motorists of Boone County in advance for their patience and cooperation during these
The 2013 highway construction and maintenance season is under way, and Missouri Department of Transportation crews are busy with a variety of maintenance and construction activities, including striping pavement, mowing grass and improving roadways. To help motorists navigate the work taking place in mid-Missouri this construction season, MoDOT’s Central District has compiled a list of scheduled maintenance and construction projects. The list can be found at www.modot.org/central. “This is the
Weather Permitting Wednesday, May 15, 2013, APAC of Missouri; on behalf of Boone County Resource Management, will begin an asphalt overlay project on Akeman Bridge Road from Highway VV to Wade School Road; and on Wade School Road from Akeman Bridge Road to Mauller Road. Work will occur between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm. Roads will remain open, but be reduced to 1 lane of traffic.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will begin striping Interstate 70 in central Missouri beginning May 9, weather permitting. Then, beginning May 13, crews will stripe area roadways 24 hours a day to meet the goal of striping all major highways, including Interstates 70 and 44, by Memorial Day. Crews stripe the interstates and major routes during the day and will spend the nighttime hours striping major routes inside the city
Funds are being shepherded into the future at the Sturgeon School District. After listening to teachers discussing various aspects of the district’s self-funded career ladder proposal, R-V superintendent Shawn Shultz and the R-V Board of Education reviewed the various hoops they will jump through on their way to a balanced 2013-14-district budget. Points of his presentation included: • State revenue will drop by $36,144. • Federal revenue will decline eight
By Jeff Grimes Anchor Fest is right around the corner and some of the busiest days of our year are upon us. For the next few days, we here at the Guard will be preparing the annual Anchor Fest program which will appear in the Guard along with the Monroe County Appeal and the Mexico Ledger next week. For those interested in the city-wide garage sale, our deadline for that
Capital Projects and improvements to the district’s buildings were the primary focus at the Centralia R-VI School Board meeting Monday night. Jeff Lowe of Facilities Solution Group gave a presentation on the HVAC modernization of CHS. This would be the second and potentially final phase of a project the district began in 2008. The approximate budget for the project is $291,000, and the recommended bid for the construction was $212,000
Sandy Kietzman, pastor, Reaching New Heights Ministries Non-Denominational Church At the end of this life, the true test of our character will be found not in how much struggle we learned to avoid but rather in how much we learned from the unavoidable struggles. Life can be difficult. The question is not “will we experience tough times and difficult circumstances?” but rather “when will we experience them?” They are inevitable and
Pastor Michael Will, Sturgeon and Riggs United Methodist Churches When they came to the house of the leader of the synagogue, he saw a commotion, people weeping and wailing loudly. When he had entered, he said to them, “Why do you make a commotion and weep? The child is not dead but sleeping.” And they laughed at him. Then he put them all outside, and took the child’s father and mother
Stuart B. Liegey Professor of Bible & Ministry Central Christian College of the Bible Moberly When our children were little (10+ years ago), and I was just getting into bowhunting, I used to go in all kinds of weather: sun, wind, rain and snow—more times out meant more opportunity to shoot. I learned a lot and talked about it all the time—little has changed. My second year, our kids wanted to go with
Panther Boosters will be providing an opportunity for Centralia Student Athletes to get a free sports/activities physical for the 2013-14 school year on Wednesday, May 22nd, from 2pm-5pm in the Centralia High School gym.
Krinos Foods, LLC. of Long Island City, New York is voluntarily recalling its TAHINI sesame paste, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances,
Nestlé Pizza Company, a Little Chute, WI establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of frozen pizzas that may be contaminated with extraneous materials and are the subject of a recall administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), FSIS announced today. The following products are subject to USDA recall: [Label <http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_031_2013_Release/index.asp#labels> ] California Pizza Kitchen© Limited Edition Grilled