Missouri extends food stamp benefits through August

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COLUMBIA — Missouri’s Department of Social Services is extending the Pandemic Food Stamp/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (P-SNAP) through the month of August. P-SNAP allows households to automatically get its maximum food stamp benefits loaded onto an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. EBT cards can be used at a variety of retailers, including Target, […]

Blair Oaks meeting discusses fall re-entry plan

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WARDSVILLE — Blair Oaks Task Force hosted a meeting Thursday evening to discuss the plans for the fall semester. Parents, teachers and local health officials attended the meeting that was open to public input. “This actually is the second time this group’s assembled,” Blair Oaks R-II School District Superintendent Jim […]

Second homicide suspect arrested, police say

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COLUMBIA — Columbia police have arrested Marlin Cortez Johnson, 24, for his involvement in the homicide that took place near South Eighth Street and Locust Street on Saturday.  The Columbia Police Department held a press conference Wednesday asking for the public’s help in finding Johnson.  Johnson has been arrested on […]

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