Month: October 2017

Hartzler bill to improve FEMA relief efforts signed into law

  WASHINGTON, District of Columbia- President Trump signed into law the FEMA Relief Improvement Act (H.R. 1117), a measure sponsored by Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) aimed at increasing the reliability of FEMA’s services following disasters. The law ensures disaster victims receive better guidance, more accurate information, and greater service from FEMA during emergencies and natural disasters, Hartzler says. “There are already enough ‘unknowns’ for disaster victims,” Hartzler explained. “They deserve to have confidence and certainty in our nation’s emergency response systems. A family who has experienced the devastation of a flood, a tornado, or a hurricane needs peace of mind—not bureaucratic roadblocks...

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Woman removed from hospital for trespassing, returned to hospital after arrest

  LEBANON, Missouri- On Friday, Lebanon police responded to Mercy Hospital Lebanon for a report of a female patient declining medical treatment and refusing to leave the facility. The woman is a 27 year-old from Grovespring, according to police. The responding officer said in the report they had previously dealt with the suspect on Thursday when she refused to leave that property. During that incident, she was given a ride to Mercy Hospital when she requested treatment. The woman was found laying in a hospital bed covered with a blanket. The officer asked her if she knew she was trespassing...

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Lebanon police investigate alleged child neglect, find father who had been drinking

  LEBANON, Missouri- On Friday, Lebanon police said in a report they were called to the 600 block of St. Louis to check out a case of reported alleged child neglect. During the investigation, it was discovered that a 24 year -old male of Lebanon, Missouri had been drinking and was taking care of his 2 year old child, police said. The mother of the child discovered the situation and took the child from the father at the residence. Police say  the information was forwarded to the Department of Social Services – Children’s Division for further investigation.    ...

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Claire McCaskill asks for prayer for husband in intensive care

ST. LOUIS, Missouri- Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri says her husband is in the hospital and is asking for prayer. My husband has a very big heart but right now not working very well. Currently in ICU. Thanks for your prayers in advance. — Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) October 30, 2017 McCaskill tweeted on Monday that that Joseph Shepard “has a very big heart but right now not working very well. Currently in ICU. Thanks for your prayers in advance.” Shepard is a millionaire St. Louis businessman and they were married in...

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Camdenton driver examination station moving to new location

  CAMDENTON, Missouri- Captain Michael A. Turner, commanding officer of Troop F, Jefferson City, announces that the current driver examination station located at 409 West U.S. Highway 54, Camdenton, Missouri, will be moving to a new location. The new location will be at 146 Rodeo Road, Camdenton, Missouri. The last day at the current location will be Wednesday, November 15, 2017; the new location will open on Monday, November 20, 2017. Testing is conducted every Monday and Wednesday at the Camdenton location. All testing locations and times within Troop F can be viewed at: http://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/MSHPWeb/PatrolDivisions/TroopHeadquarters/TroopF/scheduleOfDriverExaminationOffices.html...

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