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Mark Twain Lake issues campground changes and opening information

MONROE CITY, Mo. | The U.S. Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake has implemented some changes to camping policy to protect the health and safety of the public and USACE employees as they open their facilities.

Businesses at Mark Twain Lake adapt to social distancing guidelines
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Businesses at Mark Twain Lake adapt to social distancing guidelines

With summer quickly approaching and the stay-at-home order lifted, Mark Twain Lake is preparing for an influx of visitors.

Missouri Route 15 to temporarily close at railroad crossing in Paris
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Missouri Route 15 to temporarily close at railroad crossing in Paris

Weather permitting, Missouri Route 15 will temporarily close at the railroad crossing south of U.S. 24 in Paris for railroad repairs

United Way distributes pork to agencies
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United Way distributes pork to agencies

Agency says increase in processed meat donations will feed thousands of people and families in need

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Akright takes over as Mark Twain boys hoops head coach

CENTER, Mo. | The Mark Twain boys basketball team will enter a new era next season with a new head coach.
Jared Akright has been promoted to the head coach position after spending three seasons as an assistant coach for the Tigers. He succeeds Cody McCann, who stepped down recently, and will continue his current role as athletic director.

United Way, farmer help feed the community
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United Way, farmer help feed the community

HANNIBAL | The United Way of the Mark Twain Area is partnering with local food pantries and
senior centers to help provide meals for those in need.
Many area food pantries have seen a shortage of food due to more people coming in during the past month due to the coronavirus crisis. The United Way of the Mark Twain Area has come up with a new program to help replenish local food banks.

Missouri spring sports season canceled
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Missouri spring sports season canceled

The other shoe officially dropped for spring sports in Missouri.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Thursday afternoon that all public and charter schools in the state will remain closed to in-person learning through the remainder of the school year to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, and the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) followed shortly after with an announcement that all spring sports championships were canceled.

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