POLO – At the side of a woman dying from gunshot wounds, Greg Baker, 55, Polo, said he called 911 and then waited more than 20 minutes for help, gave the first deputy to arrive “an ass chewing” and went hunting for the shooter.
WHITESBURG, Kentucky – Rural residents are more hesitant than their metropolitan counterparts to get a COVID-19 vaccination, though rural areas have higher infection and death rates from the virus, a new report states.
KANSAS CITY – The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate jumped 1.3% from November to December, going to 5.8%, the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center reported. The estimated number of unemployed Missourians hit 180,137 in December.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – Mid-Continent Public Library has resumed limited in-branch services. “We know our customers are eager for the library to resume all services and for things to return to ‘normal,’ and we too are ready to move past these challenging times.