Cattle Grazing

University of Missouri Extension offers four-day tour for cattle producers

The University of Missouri Extension offers cattlemen a bus tour of cattle operations in Kansas and Oklahoma Aug. 6-9. MU Extension livestock specialist Patrick Davis said the tour offers an opportunity to learn to manage herds better to make them healthier and more profitable. Registration deadline is July 15. Tour stops include: • Neosho Valley […]

Missouri Public Service Commission Website

Missouri Public Service Commission opens case to adjust rates of Union Electric Company

The Missouri Public Service Commission has opened a case to adjust electric rates of Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri under the provision of Senate Bill 564, which the Missouri General Assembly passed and was recently signed into law. The Commission reports a section of the bill gives the Commission one-time authority to […]

Rockhurst University

Rockhurst University announces partnership to provide educational opportunities to Chillicothe Correctional Center

Rockhurst University is announcing a partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections to provide new educational opportunities for both incarcerated offenders and staff at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, an all-female facility with approximately 1,660 inmates located about 90 miles northeast of Kansas City. Funded by grants from The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, The Laffey-McHugh […]

Damsel in Defense

“Damsel in Defense Warrior Workshop” for women to be held in Chillicothe

The Salvation Army of Chillicothe will hold events this month to celebrate its anniversary and provide basic self-defense techniques. An open house will be held at the church at 621 Mohawk Drive in the north part of Chillicothe to celebrate that the church has served Livingston and Grundy counties for 130 years. The open house […]

Sex Crime

Carrollton teen pleads not guilty to sex-related crime

A Carrollton teen pleaded not guilty to a felony sex-related charge in Carroll County Circuit Court Monday. Online court information shows 17-year-old Corbin Gilmer has been charged with statutory sodomy or attempted statutory sodomy—deviate sexual intercourse—with a person less than 12 years old. Bond was set at $100,000 cash only. Gilmer is to appear for […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Princeton teen waives preliminary hearing on charge of involuntary manslaughter

A Princeton teenager has waived a preliminary hearing in Mercer County Circuit Court on charges stemming from an accident last October that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Tuesday before Mercer County Associate Judge Matthew Krohn. The case, with a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter in the […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Board of Adjustments approves several requests, denies 1

Trenton’s Board of Adjustments has approved four requests for zoning variances and denied another proposal during public hearings at city hall. Deputy City Clerk Tracy Maberry said several individuals were present to oppose a request from Gilbert McVay who sought two variances on the construction of a storage building. After discussion, the board voted four […]

Music Festival

Old Time Country Music Festival gets underway in Unionville tonight

Music will prevail this week when the Unionville Lions Club presents the 10th Old Time Country Music Festival starting tonight and continuing through Saturday night. Organizers report events are held in the air-conditioned building at the fairgrounds, on Highway 5, in Unionville. Tonight at 7 o’clock will be a performance by the Southern Express Band […]

Cattle in ring at sale

Bred heifer buyers think short grass, bid $1,598 average at Palmyra sale

Hot, dry weather with short grass growth slowed bidders at the spring sale of Show-Me-Select replacement heifers in northeastern Missouri, Saturday, June 2 with 134 calving-ease bred heifers averaging $1,598 in the final of four spring sales in the state.  The heifers will calve this fall. “It was a tough but successful sale,” said Daniel […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of June 4, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of June 4 through the 10th from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

LPN programs at North Central Missouri College make top 10 ranking in Missouri

All three North Central Missouri College LPN programs located in Trenton, Maryville and Bethany have been ranked in the top ten of best LPN programs in the state by the annual practicalnursing.org State LPN Program Rankings. The Trenton program is ranked number 6, the Bethany program is ranked number 8, and the Maryville program is […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Ducks Unlimited to begin major restoration at Swan Lake on June 1, 2018

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner reports Ducks Unlimited will begin a major habitat restoration project at the refuge Friday, June 1st. The refuge notes Ducks Unlimited secured a $1,000,000 grant from the North American Wetlands Conservation Act to restore and enhance the refuge’s wetland habitat. The project was bid out to CC […]

Missouri Public Service Commission Website

Missouri Public Service Commission approves addendum to terriorital agreement

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an addendum to a previously approved electric territorial agreement between Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri and Farmers’ Electric Cooperative. The Commission approved a territorial agreement between the two electric service providers in September of 1998 and an addendum in October of 2013. The Commission concluded […]