Six things to know – 11/10/15
Here are six things to know for today.
The University of Missouri system plans to begin several initiatives over the next three months that is says are aimed at improving the racial atmosphere on its four campuses. Yesterday, the president of the university system, Tom Wolfe, resigned following protests by students who said he was unresponsive to racial slurs and other incidents.
The Republican party’s 2016 presidential contenders will meet on the debate stage tonight in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This is the fourth Republican presidential debate to be held. It will be hosted by the Fox Business Network and start at 6:00 p.m.
Mayfield’s city council is putting off reading its first draft of a proposal to annex several Graves County school buildings because its not ready. The city attorney says the school did not allow them on the property to get measurement for the annexation description. The mayor says they can move forward with annexation without being on school property if they get the legal description from when the facilities were built.
McCracken County property tax bills will be going out soon. The county clerk’s office says you can expect them by the end of the week.
You can help those keep warm this winter by volunteering at a local warming center. The Community Ministries building will be offering volunteer training for their warming center tonight. It starts at 6:00 p.m. at 1237 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard.
Al Roker from the Today Show is making multiple stops in the Local 6 area this morning. It is part of his Rokerthon 2 tour. Al is visiting Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Cairo, Illinois; Wickliffe, Kentucky; and Union City, Tennessee.