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News : Grundy County Tax Collections Up For 2014
Posted by Tom on 2014/12/17 7:18:37 (21 reads)

Grundy County Sales tax collections finish the calendar year ahead of last year's revenue ā€“ a positive bit of news for county commissioners.
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News : Bucklin Woman Named Farm Bureau Ambassador
Posted by Tom on 2014/12/16 11:20:00 (44 reads)

Two students attending the University of Missouri in Columbia have been selected as Missouri Farm Bureau ambassadors. A panel of judges selected Miriam Martin, of Bucklin, and Dustin Stanton, of Centralia.

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News : Search Intensifies For Gunman Who Killed Six Near Philadelphia
Posted by Tom on 2014/12/16 10:50:00 (53 reads)

Pennsburg, PA - (FoxNews.com) - Authorities are focusing on the northwestern party of Montgomery County in their hunt Tuesday for a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives amid a bitter child custody dispute near Philadelphia a day earlier.

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News : Trenton Breakfast Raises Over $800 For Veterans
Posted by Tom on 2014/12/16 8:59:07 (24 reads)

More than $800.00 was raised on Saturday from a breakfast in Trenton, helping local veterans participate in the Honor Flight program.

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News : 'Beverly Hillbillies' Actor Sues CBS Over Chain
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/12 4:21:06 (234 reads)

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) ā€” The actor who played Jethro Bodine in the 1960s television series "The Beverly Hillbillies" is suing CBS, arguing the broadcaster made inappropriate deals with an Iowa restaurant chain to use the character's name.
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News : Seven Injured In Explosion At Atchison, Kansas Rail Service Company
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/12 4:12:45 (126 reads)

ATCHISON, KS (KCTV) - An explosion rocked a rail service company near Atchison, and seven employees were injured.
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News : Fire At Spickard Destroys Home; Family Loses Everything
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/12 4:00:00 (915 reads)

Fire yesterday morning west of Spickard destroyed a farm house and all of its contents.
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News : Associate Division Circuit Court News
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 10:09:52 (509 reads)

The latest session of the Associate Division Of Grundy County Circuit Court saw a variety of cases.

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News : Princeton City Council Approves Contract Request
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 9:58:59 (104 reads)

The Princeton Council approved a service contract request from the Princeton Chamber of Commerce.
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News : Pleasant View Board Of Ed Meeting Report
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 9:54:59 (79 reads)

The Pleasant View Board of Education has accepted a proposal from Roofing Solutions Incorporated to perform bid specifications, analyze bids received, and to recommend contractors for the replacement of a large section of roof.
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News : Trenton City Council Approves Sale Of Land
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 9:48:30 (125 reads)

The Trenton City Council has approved the sale of about 16 acres of land at the north edge of Trenton to MC Power Companies for $80,000.
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News : Galt Board Of Aldermen Fills Vacancy
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 9:43:38 (65 reads)

A vacancy on the Galt Board of Aldermen has been filled with the appointment of George Griff in the south ward.
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News : Newtown-Harris Board Of Education Meeting Report
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 9:36:31 (66 reads)

Persons wishing to run for the Newtown-Harris Board of Education in April are reminded of a new procedure required by the State for candidates.
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News : Parents Fuming Over Controversial Sex-Ed Class
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 4:34:31 (185 reads)

(YAHOO) - When I was in tenth grade, I had to team up with a boy in my Sex Ed class and practice putting a condom on a banana. It was embarrassing, in an Iā€™m-going-to-giggle-the-whole-time-to-make-this-less-awkward kind of way, but it was also educational. And effective. And potentially life-saving.


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News : Columbia School Security Officers To Carry Guns
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 4:04:07 (53 reads)

The Columbia Board of Education gave final approval Monday to a policy allowing school district security personnel to carry guns if they meet requirements.
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News : Robinson To Challenge McHargue For Trenton Mayor
Posted by Tom on 2014/12/16 11:30:00 (741 reads)

Trenton Second Ward City Councilman Mark Robinson filed for Mayor of Trenton on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, the incumbent, Doctor Nick McHargue told KTTN he intends to re-file for Mayor.
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News : Paraprofessional To Resign At Laredo School
Posted by Tom on 2014/12/16 11:15:47 (85 reads)

At a meeting last night of the Laredo R-7 Board of Education, a resignation was accepted from Megan Peterson as third and fourth grade para-professional effective at the end of the 2014 calendar year.
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News : Taliban Kills 141 In Pakistani School Shooting
Posted by Tom on 2014/12/16 10:19:03 (51 reads)

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- "'God is great,'" the Taliban militants exclaimed, as they roared through the hallways of a Peshawar, Pakistan, school.

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News : Highway Patrol To "Graduate" 31 New Troopers
Posted by Tom on 2014/12/16 8:55:19 (59 reads)

The Missouri State Highway Patrol holds a graduation ceremony for 31 new state troopers on Friday, December 19th in Jefferson City.
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News : Woman Found Dead In Branson Hotel, Suspect Caught
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/12 4:16:26 (266 reads)

(news-leader.com) - Branson police say a woman was found dead in a hotel room at Westwood Inn on Shepherd of the Hills Expressway on Wednesday afternoon, and a suspect has been taken into custody.
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News : 80-Year Old Missouri Man Says Police Beat Him
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/12 4:09:57 (298 reads)

LONE JACK, MO (KCTV) - A Lone Jack grandfather says he fears for his life after a run in with police.
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News : Jahi McMath Still Hooked To Machines One Year Later
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/12 3:54:53 (119 reads)

A year ago, 13-year-old Jahi McMath underwent a tonsillectomy and tissue removal at Children's Hospital in Oakland, California, to treat sleep apnea. The girl suffered massive bleeding, had a heart attack and was declared brain dead Dec. 12.
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News : Trenton Resident Charged With Possession Of Meth
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 10:05:57 (1107 reads)

A Trenton resident, 35-year old Curtis Wheelbarger, has been charged in Grundy county with possession of the controlled substance methamphetamines.
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News : Jamesport School Board Meeting Report
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 9:56:47 (82 reads)

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education has approved liability insurance coverage through Missouri United School Insurance Council.
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News : Chillicothe Firefighters Respond To Residential Fire
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 9:51:05 (192 reads)

Chillicothe firefighters Monday night extinguished what was described as a small fire atop a mattress and box springs at the Scarlette and Aar Trip residence at 1326 Jackson Street.
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News : Gallatin City Council To Seek Bids For Treatment Plant
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 9:45:25 (52 reads)

The Gallatin City Council has approved a resolution to seek bids for the construction of a water treatment plant.
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News : Jamesport City Council Approves Funds For Trip
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 9:41:24 (56 reads)

The Jamesport City Council has approved an expenditure of up to $400 toward lodging expenses of persons from Daviess County participating in Great Northwest Days at the state capital.
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News : North Mercer Board Of Ed Renews Insurance
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 9:34:29 (48 reads)

The North Mercer Board of Education has renewed property insurance through CPSK Insurance of Harrisonville. The annual cost exceeds $31,400. It's up $184 compared to last year.
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News : Police: Missouri Teen Kills Brother With Hammer
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 4:06:05 (350 reads)

NORTHWOODS, Mo. (AP) - Authorities have charged a St. Louis-area teenager who they say beat his older brother to death with a hammer.
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News : Homeowners Leave Stinky Package For Thief
Posted by Randy on 2014/12/11 3:59:24 (120 reads)

(WJLA/CNN) ā€“ Revenge is a dish best served cold and in the case of one couple, it's stinky, too.

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