Southeast Missouri to Host Summit on Economic Growth - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Southeast Missouri to Host Summit on Economic Growth

August 13, 2003 - Posted at: 9:39 a.m. CDT

Randy Myers reports...

Sikeston, MO -- The Director of Missouri's Department of Economic Development  and members of his staff will conduct a "Regional Dialogue on Jobs and Economic Growth" this afternoon in Sikeston.  The event will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Best Western Coach House Inn.

D.E.D. Director Joe Driskill says the purpose of the meeting will be to discuss a recent organization of the department, including the use of regional development teams; a presentation of the Missouri Blueprint for Jobs and Economic Prosperity, which is a long term strategy for helping businesses, communities and workers remain competitive in "the knowledge-based global economy of the 21st century;" and a report on current economic conditions in the state.

The southeast Missouri team is the first to be formed, and over the next few weeks, the department will establish five other regional teams.

 

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Parents react to cameras in classrooms

    Parents react to cameras in classrooms

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:00:06 GMT
    (Source: KARK)(Source: KARK)
    (Source: KARK)(Source: KARK)

    The topic of cameras in self-contained special education classrooms had lawmakers and parents debating at Monday's education committee meeting.

    The topic of cameras in self-contained special education classrooms had lawmakers and parents debating at Monday's education committee meeting.

  • Candlelight vigil to honor teen killed in weekend car wreck

    Candlelight vigil to honor teen killed in weekend car wreck

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:29:34 GMT

    Classmates, teachers and family gathered tonight in front of Riverside High school tonight for a vigil to honor Emmalei Utley, who was tragically killed in a car wreck.

    Classmates, teachers and family gathered tonight in front of Riverside High school tonight for a vigil to honor Emmalei Utley, who was tragically killed in a car wreck.

  • Friend calls shooting victim hero

    Friend calls shooting victim hero

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:24:41 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The friend of the man shot and killed during an incident outside Walmart in Trumann said the actions Robert Highfill took make him a hero in his eyes.

    The friend of the man shot and killed during an incident outside Walmart in Trumann said the actions Robert Highfill took make him a hero in his eyes.

Powered by Frankly