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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 (329 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 (275 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.

Click To Listen To The Entire Open Line Interview

News : Two people now accused in last week's Clarence bank robbery
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/21 8:32:35 (427 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 (385 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 (377 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 (295 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 (327 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.

Click Here To Listen To The Entire Interview

News : Lake Viking "Polar Plunge" scheduled for Saturday, February 2nd
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/14 9:53:28 (472 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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News : NCMC to host FFA conference on Wednesday
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/8 13:37:18 (321 reads)

The annual "Greenhand Motivational Conference" for Area 2 FFA Chapters will be hosted by North Central Missouri College in Trenton on WEDNESDAY. The conference is co-sponsored by NCMC and MFA Incorporated.

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News : North Missouri Sportsman's Alliance seeks entries for Poker tournament
Posted by John on 2013/1/8 11:00:00 (429 reads)

Registration for the First Annual Poker Tournament, sponsored by the North Missouri Sportsman's Alliance (NMSA), is going well, with over half of the allotted seats already filled.

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News : Ag youth scholarship deadline is approaching..
Posted by John on 2013/1/8 10:50:00 (374 reads)

The February 1st deadline is approaching for high school seniors interested in applying for a Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship. Thirty-six $1,000 scholarships and one supreme $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to qualified applicants pursuing higher education degrees in the field of agriculture.

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News : Sixth Annual Wellness Challenge set to begin
Posted by Randy on 2013/1/8 9:50:00 (403 reads)

Losing weight is the focus of the 6th annual wellness challenge conducted for Grundy County citizens and others from around the area.

Open Line Moderator Dan Maxey, with guests Elizabeth Gibson and Abby Overman of the Grundy County Health Department spent time on KTTN Radio discussing The Wellness Challenge.

Click To Listen To The Entire Open Line Interview

News : Gallatin driver's exam station to move temporarily, starting Tuesday
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/7 10:32:20 (329 reads)

Effective on Tuesday, January 8th, and going through Tuesday, February 26th, the Driver's Examination Station in Gallatin will be relocated temporarily. The temporary new location will be the Daviess County Library at 306 Grand Street in Gallatin. Testing hours will be from 9 o'clock to 12 noon and 1 o'clock to 4 o'clock in the afternoons.

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News : Brookfield woman named Linn County Circuit Clerk
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/4 10:50:00 (320 reads)

Governor Nixon has appointed Mary Enyeart of Brookfield as the new circuit clerk for Linn County. The position recently became vacant upon the resignation of former circuit clerk Elaine Clough.

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News : Four legislative priorities announced by Great Northwest Day's planning committee
Posted by John on 2013/1/4 6:50:00 (394 reads)

As legislators are gearing up for a new season in Jefferson City, so to are the citizens of Northwest Missouri. Over the past few months, the Great Northwest Day at the Capitol Steering Committee gathered and prioritized legislative issues for the region’s annual visit to the state capitol city on February 5-6, 2013.

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News : Shelby County woman wins national award
Posted by John on 2013/1/22 11:00:00 (346 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 (344 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 (630 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 (425 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 (482 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 (370 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 (362 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 : Claypole promoted by Livingston County Sheriff's Department
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/14 9:30:00 (314 reads)

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox has announced the promotion of Sergeant Michael Claypole to Chief Deputy Sheriff. Claypole has been employed by the L.C.S.D. since 2008. He has also worked as an officer and sergeant for the Chillicothe Police Department. He began his law enforcement career in 1999 with the Buchanan County Sheriff's Department.

News : Plans announced for high school essay contests
Posted by John on 2013/1/8 11:10:00 (359 reads)

Sophomores and juniors from 26 area high schools will have the opportunity to win all expense paid trips this summer. Members of the junior class will be competing to win one of two trips to Washington D.C.

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News : New study shows impacts of corn and ethanol production
Posted by John on 2013/1/8 10:50:00 (302 reads)

Missouri's corn and ethanol industries are adding to the state's bottom line according to a study released today by the Missouri Corn Growers Association (MCGA) and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council (MCMC).

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News : Kansas City woman sworn in as new Western District Federal Prosecutor
Posted by John on 2013/1/8 10:40:00 (357 reads)

There is a new U-S attorney serving as the top-ranking law enforcement official in the western half of Missouri. Tammy Dickinson has taken the oath of office to become the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Dickinson was nominated by President Obama in July and confirmed by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, January 1st.

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News : Auditions for Chillicothe play to be held Monday afternoon
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/7 10:40:00 (599 reads)

The auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of "Blackbeard the Pirate" will be held this (Monday) afternoon from 4 to 6 o'clock at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center at 2801 Hornet Road in Chillicothe. There are roles for students in Kindergarten through the 12th grade.

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News : Missouri Highway Patrol announces first of the year promotions
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/4 11:12:38 (448 reads)

The Missouri Highway Patrol's zone comprised of Putnam and Sullivan Counties has a new commander as of January 1st. Corporal Eldon Grissom has been promoted to sergeant, after spending the last 23 years with the patrol.

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News : Trenton woman gives birth to first baby of 2013 at W.M. Hospital
Posted by John on 2013/1/4 7:00:00 (359 reads)

The first baby of the year born at Wright Memorial Hospital is a BOY, and thanks to the good fortune brought by his timely arrival, the baby and his parents have won various prizes from businesses in a contest sponsored by KTTN and the PAR Broadcast Group.

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News : FEC announces essay contests for sophomores and juniors
Posted by John on 2013/1/4 6:50:00 (450 reads)

Sophomores and juniors from 26 area high schools will have the opportunity to win all-expense paid trips this summer.

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