Day: October 11, 2014

MO Grant Boosts School Emergency Plans

JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today announced Missouri will work to strengthen school safety by using a $500,000 U.S. Department of Education grant to help local schools and regional response agencies collaborate on designing individualized school emergency response plans. “Missouri school children deserve the safest and most secure schools possible so they can concentrate …

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Hopkins Donates to Pantene Beautiful Lengths

(Harrison) –Jasmine Hopkins, age 10, recently donated over ten inches of hair to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths Organization, through their affiliate, The Claude Parrish Radiation Therapy Institute of North Arkansas Regional Medical Center. Jasmine is in the 5th grade at Harrison Middle School. Jasmine’s proud dad is Brandon Hopkins and her grandparents are Judy and …

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Annual Grape Stomp Prevails through Today’s Rain

HOLLISTER, Mo.- This year’s Grape Stomp at Hollister’s Grape and Fall Festival provides entertainment for hundreds today in spite of the rain. This year’s grape stomp judges and spectators watched as five groups stomped and danced in vats of grapes on the new stage located on Downing Street. Local comedian, Jim Barber served as this …

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