- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Ray's of Kelso, Plaza by Ray's to change ownership; Fonn to buy enterprise (04/20/16)3
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Cape council approves nearly $1M in park, sculpture projects with little public discussion (04/22/16)37
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
Missouri Foundation for Health makes emergency grants in hard-hit areas
The Missouri Foundation for Health awarded more than half a million dollars in emergency relief grants to 14 not-for-profit organizations in parts of Missouri effected by recent tornadoes and flooding.
The grants will provide relief to health-focused organizations aiding residents in weather-ravaged communities.
A total of $270,196 in flood assistance grants went to six Southeast Missouri organizations. Bootheel Counseling Services in Sikeston received $25,000, and Mississippi County Health Department in Charleston received $47,710. The New Madrid County Heath Department received $65,986, and $50,000 went to SEMO Health Network in New Madrid.
The Southeast Missouri Food Bank in Cape Girardeau received a grant of $64,000, and the United Gospel Rescue Mission in Poplar Bluff received $17,500.
Eight organizations in St. Louis and Joplin also received a total of $229,080 to help residents affected by recent tornadoes.