Archive - Oct 23, 2012

MO: Jobless numbers down, but which figure should you cite?

By Johnny Kampis | Missouri Watchdog
— Unemployment figures in Missouri and the nation are either greatly improving or terribly misleading, depending on whom you believe.

Missouri State Parks hosts open house this weekend at Meramec State Park‏ in Sullivan

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The public is invited to an open house Oct. 28 at Meramec State Park near Sullivan. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the visitor center. Refreshments will be served.

Governor Jay Nixon presents agricultural achievement award to Scheer Dairy Farm

Photos by Kyle Quick
Gov. Nixon presents Rick Scheer The Agricultural Achievement Award

New Haven, Mo. – Tuesday morning, Governor Jay Nixon recognized Rick Scheer and the Scheer Family Dairy Farm with the Governor’s Award for Agricultural Achievement, which honors outstanding farmers, growers, and processors for their work with agricultural commodities and their communities.

Missouri leads the nation in meth busts

Missouri News Horizon
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that Missouri law enforcement reported 1,250 meth incidents in the first half of the year.

Governor Jay Nixon visits Scheer Dairy Farm

Rick Scheer (right) explains to Gov. Nixon the process involved and how the “robotic milkers” function.

News Brief: Earlier this morning Governor Jay Nixon presented Rich Scheer “The Governor’s Award for Agricultural Achievement” for their use of innovative technology to help Missouri’s economic future in the dairy farm business.