Michael Beatty, former publisher of The Baltimore Examiner, was announced as the Globe's new publisher Friday.
Currently there are 4.15 million cattle and 95,000 goats in the state, 2 percent less than last year.
Expert said there is still broad concern about a future earthquake centered near the New Madrid fault.
Special events include a Russian Festival and performances in conjuction with this year's American Arts Experience-St. Louis.
Contest organizers received 49 portfolios and will reduce to field to eight to 10 teams this week.