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20 Wins for the Rams!

By Sara Smith  The Rams finished the regular season schedule with two more away games. On Tuesday, February 13th they traveled to Huntsville to play Westran, then on Friday, February 16th it was off to Atlanta for the last game of the regular season.  The Westran Hornets came into the game at 16-8 while the…

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Schuyler County Honors Veterans

 Schuyler R-1 hosted its annual Veterans Day assembly on Friday, November 10. Around 30 veterans arrived for cake and punch at 1:00 in the high school resource center. The entire school system participated in the event. Students from the elementary decorated the hallways and sang two songs. The high school choir gave an outstanding rendition of…

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MPA Legislative Report: 2021 Missouri Legislative Session Issues

The COVID-19 pandemic is still challenging for everyone including legislators and members of the general public. In anticipation of the legislative session, below is a list of probable issues that will face members of the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives. State Budget Approving the annual state budget is the most important duty…

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We Need to Define Local Health Departments’ Power

One of the many things we have learned throughout this year with the pandemic is that our current health department system is not equipped or funded to provide pandemic guidance. Much of the bureaucracy with state and local health departments was created over 100 years ago, when leaders could have never foreseen something like COVID-19.…

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