MTN. VIEW FUNDRAISER - The R.I.P. Hunting community outreach fundraiser raised funds Saturday to put towards new playground equipment at Wayside Park. One of the fundraising activities was a photo with the Easter bunny. Children met the bunny, got their picture taken and were given a small gift.
“I’m most pleased for the state of Missouri because I believe that with this vote today, we have told job creators and employers and entrepreneurs, small businessmen and women that Missouri wants to be competitive and wants to have a positive business climate for growth and opportunity in our state,” House Speaker Tim Jones said.
The South Central Solid Waste Management and the Willow Springs Police Department will co-host a collection site for unwanted pharmaceuticals that include prescription and over-the-counter drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Willow Springs Police Department located at 700 Main Street in Willow Springs as part of the National Drug Take Back Initiative.
The Senate committee on Missouri Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment heard testimony in support of a bill Tuesday, April 15, that would prohibit any new regulation to be applied to wood burning heaters or appliances after Aug. 28, 2014. The measure has already gained approval in the House.