Archive - Dec 29, 2011


Dennis Carey awarded Peggy Johnson Life Time Achievement Award

Muzzleloader harvest tops 15,000

Missouri’s muzzleloader harvest continues to grow with increased opportunities and advances in muzzleloading technology.

MDC Photo By: David Stonner

MU Researchers find‏ Breast Cancer Survivors benefit from Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

COLUMBIA, Mo. –Women recently diagnosed with breast cancer have higher survival rates than those diagnosed in previous decades, according to the American Cancer Society. However, survivors continue to face health challenges after their treatments end. Previous research reports as many as 50 percent of breast cancer survivors are depressed.

Utility rates likely to rise with new EPA Rules

Misssour News Horizon
-- Spokesmen for the state’s two largest generators of electricity say rates are likely to rise now that the Environmental Protection Agency has announced new limits on air pollution from coal fired power plants. 

The limits are aimed at slashing the emissions of pollutants such as mercury and toxic air pollution like arsenic, acid gas, nickel, selenium, and cyanide. The rules are aimed at coal-fired power plants in 27 states.

White GMC Jimmy weaves in and out of traffic waving gun out the window.

Vilia Ridge, Mo. Yesterday afternoon at approximately 1:09 p.m. the Franklin County Sheriff's Department received a report of a white GMC Jimmy weaving in and out of traffic.

The reporting party stated that he was traveling on Highway 100 near Highway M when he observed the white GMC Jimmy weaving through traffic.