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News : Get creative when submitting designs for trash can contest
Posted by John on 2013/2/5 12:35:51 (363 reads)

Missouri elementary, middle and home-school students have until March 8 to participate in the 2013 “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter-Free” trash-can-decorating contest. The annual contest is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) as part of the state’s “No MOre Trash!” statewide litter prevention campaign.

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News : Friends of the Library/Arts hold event
Posted by Randy on 2013/1/31 9:50:00 (344 reads)

Activities involving Grundy County Jewett Norris Library and their Friends of the Library/Arts organizations were discussed on KTTN Open Line. These included a Native American presentation, a book fair, and e-books..

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News : Newtown-Harris to host "Financial Workshop" for juniors and seniors
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/30 15:11:54 (360 reads)

The Newtown-Harris School is scheduled to hold a Financial Aid Workshop in the high school computer room on Thursday night at 6:30. North Central Missouri College Admission advisor and A-Plus coordinator Macey Tipton will be the main presenter.

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News : Trenton Chamber Of Commerce holds annual banquet
Posted by Randy on 2013/1/29 9:20:00 (370 reads)

Details have been announced concerning the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet, featuring Kansas City Royals radio and television announcer Ryan Lefebvre:

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News : Public invited to "Burn Workshop" near Princeton
Posted by John on 2013/1/28 16:00:00 (339 reads)

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free workshop for landowners on how to effectively and safely use prescribed fire to boost wildlife habitat and reduce less desirable plant species.

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News : Signups due on Friday for Missouri Agri-Business Academy
Posted by John on 2013/1/28 16:00:00 (368 reads)

The 2013 class is headed to southwestern Missouri for a hands-on look at careers in agriculture. Applications are available for the Missouri Agribusiness Academy, with the deadline set for Friday, February 1st.

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News : Jamesport dairy business has license reinstated
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/25 14:39:28 (371 reads)

The State Milk Board has announced that the plant license for Homestead Creamery of Jamesport has been reinstated. The facility was re-inspected by the Missouri State Milk Board on Tuesday. As a result, the license to process manufacturing grade dairy products was reinstated.

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News : Livingston County investigates "mailbox bomb"
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/24 8:19:59 (340 reads)

LIvingston County Sheriff Steve Cox, in an update to a story reported earlier this week, says at least "one person" has been identified as a possible suspect stemming from an investigation into recent burglaries in the northwestern part of the county, where multiple firearms have been stolen from two residences.

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News : Shelby County woman wins national award
Posted by John on 2013/1/22 11:00:00 (343 reads)

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) announced that Chris Chinn (Clarence, Mo.), has been selected as one of the winners of its Faces of Farming & Ranching program. This nationwide search was launched by USFRA in June 2012 as a way to identify farmers and ranchers who are proud of what they do and are eager to share their stories.

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News : Livingston County seeking answers to solve home burglary problem
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/21 8:37:05 (340 reads)

The Livingston County Sheriff's Department is seeking information from the public regarding daytime residential burglaries in northwestern Livingston County. The Sheriff's Department says it recently began an investigation of a residential burglary on LIV 511 where a forced entry was made into the unoccupied home, and a variety of firearms and sporting goods were stolen.

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News : New principal announced at Trenton Middle School
Posted by John on 2013/1/18 15:00:00 (612 reads)

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education has selected its next principal for Trenton Middle School. At a special meeting last (Thursday) night, the board employed Dustin Jenkerson for the position, starting in the 2013-14 school year.

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News : Women's self defense class to be offered in Trenton
Posted by John on 2013/1/18 8:10:00 (423 reads)

Chief Tommy Wright of the Trenton Police Department, in partnership with the Trenton Chamber of Commerce and Scientific Fighting has announced plans for a women’s survival awareness and self-defense class.

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News : Breckenridge boy dies after accidental shooting
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/17 7:20:00 (480 reads)

The Caldwell County Sheriff's Department is investigating a Friday night shooting in Breckenridge (January 11th) that claimed the life of 12-year old Steven Curtis. Authorities were called to 58 West Maple in Breckenridge to a report of a juvenile suffering from a gunshot wound.

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News : Missouri Milk Board investigates cheese from Jamesport business
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/15 12:57:44 (366 reads)

The State Milk Board has announced that Homestead Creamery of Jamesport is voluntarily withdrawing a batch of its Flory's Favorite Cheese from the marketplace. Preliminary test results received from the Missouri State Health Laboratory indicate the cheese may be contaminated with Shiga-Toxin-producing E.coli, which can lead to food-borne illness. Confirmatory tests are ongoing.

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News : Advocacy Center to host "Champagne and Diamond" dinner
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/14 10:14:17 (357 reads)

The North Central Missouri Children's Advocacy Center will host a Champagne and Diamond dinner and dance on Saturday, February 16th at the Chillicothe Country Club. There is a social hour from 5 to 6 o'clock, and dinner at 6, followed by dancing and a live auction.

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News : Government funding, to help pay utility bills, runs out
Posted by John on 2013/2/5 11:50:00 (322 reads)

Green Hills Community Action Agency today reported funding for their Emergency Crisis Intervention winter program has been completely exhausted.

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News : SBA offers "Disaster Loans" to four area counties
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/31 8:08:24 (1107 reads)

The Small Business Administration says low interest federal disaster loans are available in Carroll and surrounding counties. That is because of reduced revenues caused by drought on November 15th of last year through January 21st of this year.

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News : Tri-County announces new superintendent
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/30 6:34:23 (744 reads)

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education has announced the selection of its next school superintendent. David Probasco will return to the Jamesport school as superintendent beginning July 1st.

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News : "Battle of the Belt" winners announced
Posted by John on 2013/1/29 7:00:00 (354 reads)

Nineteen high schools across Northwest Missouri battled it out last fall in a statewide seat belt use competition to see who could increase their student's seat belt usage rate the most.

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News : February is "Earthquake Prepardness Month" for Missouri
Posted by John on 2013/1/28 16:00:00 (422 reads)

Great Central U.S. ShakeOut earthquake drill on February 7 is a way for Missourians to get involved in earthquake preparedness. More than 350,000 Missourians are already registered to participate in the Great Central U.S.

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News : County unemployment rates generally lower than state average
Posted by John on 2013/1/28 15:50:00 (370 reads)

In a statistical comparison from the end of 2012, compared with the end of the previous year 2011, figures provided by the state indicate Grundy County has 220 fewer people working while there are 280 fewer jobs in the civilian labor force.

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News : Livingston County Health Center to host Adult Wellness clinic
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/24 8:33:02 (365 reads)

The Livingston County Health Center will be offering its Adult Wellness Blood Draw Clinic on Wednesday morning, January 30th from 7 o'clock to 10 o'clock. The clinic will be held at the health center office at 800 Adam Drive in Chillicothe. The clinic is an effort to encourage adults to recommended preventative screenings conveniently, and at an affordable charge.

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News : Tri-County School announces cancellation of classes on Thursday and Friday
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/23 15:11:28 (326 reads)

The Jamesport Tri-County School District will not have classes on Thursday and Friday because of illness to students and staff. Superintendent Phil Fox said 29% of the students were absent today (Wednesday). That number is up from 25 percent on Tuesday. Four to five staff were also absent, with another two to three reporting "feeling poorly".

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News : Grundy County Health Department To Hold Stop Smoking Class
Posted by Randy on 2013/1/22 6:31:49 (272 reads)

Assistance in helping people quit smoking is the focus of an eight session class being offered by the Grundy County Health Department. The class begins Tuesday January 29 and persons can signup at the health department.

Elizabeth Gibson and Abby Oberman from the Grundy County Health Department were featured on KTTN's Open Line Program, Monday, January 21st with host Dan Maxey.

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News : Two people now accused in last week's Clarence bank robbery
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/21 8:32:35 (425 reads)

The Highway Patrol reports that a second person has been accused in connection with the armed robbery of a bank in northeast Missouri last Thursday afternoon. Twenty-six year old Savanna Barger of Atlanta, Missouri is accused of Felony Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery. She is also accused of 'failing to appear in court' in Macon County on traffic charges.

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News : Stevens sentenced to 17 years on burglary, firearm charges
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/18 9:40:19 (382 reads)

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports that Judge Thomas Chapman has sentenced 38-year old Jeffery Dwain Stevens of Chillicothe to a total of 17 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections for his actions in a 2012 day-time burglary one mile to the east of Chillicothe.

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News : "Texas Hold 'Em" poker tournament to be held Saturday
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/17 7:32:41 (373 reads)

Two prizes will be awarded to the champion of the First Annual "Texas Hold 'Em" poker tournament on Saturday, January 19th in Chillicothe, sponsored by the North Missouri Sportsman's Alliance. The champion will receive a Quest Heat compound bow donated by North Missouri Outdoors and a 10-22 Ruger rifle donated by Rogers Pawn an Gun valued at more than $800.00. The poker tournament is a fundraiser for the Share the Harvest program of Livingston, Daviess, Linn, and Carroll Counties.

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News : "Barbershop Quartet" to perform Sunday in Chillicothe
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/17 6:40:00 (293 reads)

The Storm FrontBarbershop Quartet, gold medal winners in the International Barbership Harmony Society competition, will perform Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe.

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News : Grundy County Food Pantry Featured On Open Line
Posted by Randy on 2013/1/15 6:52:06 (323 reads)

An update on the Grundy County Food Pantry was featured on a recent edition of Open Line.

Dennis Browning discussed the 2012 campaign and reviewed challenges in keeping the shelves of the Food Pantry stocked.

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News : Lake Viking "Polar Plunge" scheduled for Saturday, February 2nd
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/14 9:53:28 (468 reads)

The annual Polar Plunge at Lake Viking, held to raise money for Special Olympics Missouri, will be Saturday, February 2nd. This is a project of the Lake Viking Association, the Daviess County Sheriff's Department, and the Chillicothe and Crossroads Correctional Centers. Registration for the plunge starts at 12 noon at the Lake Viking Clubhouse, with a parade of costumes at 1:30, and plunging beginning at 2 o'clock.

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