Women'Self Defense

Regional Forensic Nursing Team to sponsor women’s self defense class

The Regional Forensic Nursing Team at Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe will sponsor a TAKE Defense Women’s Self-Defense Class next month to benefit The Ali Kemp Educational Foundation. Participants must be at least 12 years old to register for the free class at the Cornerstone Church in Chillicothe the […]

Medicaid

Audio: Concerns raised after 20,000 recipients dropped from Missouri Medicaid in one month

(Missourinet) – About 16,000 children and 4,000 parents fell off the Medicaid rolls in Missouri between June and July, the biggest drop-off in over a decade. A shortage of 150 workers at the program’s outsourced call center is being blamed as part of the problem. State Medicaid Oversight Committee Chairman Tim McBribe thinks low wages at […]

Drought

Drought status in Northern Missouri remains unchanged this week

Missouri’s drought map released Thursday, September 20, 2018, is virtually unchanged from the map that came out last week. Most northern Missouri areas did not experience any rain in the period from September 11th through 17th.  The rain that fell Tuesday afternoon and night is not reflected in the new drought map because the information […]

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri to sponsor speaker at two locations in October

A business owner from Calico Rock, Arkansas will speak to Northwest Missouri community leaders at two locations next month. The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri will sponsor Steven Mitchell’s talk on “Bringing Life Back to Your Small Town, One Business at a Time” October 9th. Mitchell will discuss the successful revitalization of Calico Rock’s Main […]

Grundy Electric Website

Grundy Electric receives $10M loan from USDA

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced Wednesday that the United States Department of Agriculture is investing more $398,500,000 to improve rural electric service in 13 states through the Electric Infrastructure Loan Program. Grundy Electric Cooperative, which is headquartered in Trenton, received a $10,000,000 loan, which includes $270,000 for smart grid projects. […]

Missouri Farm Bureau

Missouri Farm Bureau awards mini-grants to teachers

The Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture awarded ten $250 classroom min-grants and seven $500 grade level grants to allow teachers accurate materials to help connect students to agriculture. Several mini-grants were awarded to Livingston County recipients. Grade level grant recipients included Linda Hauck, Rebecca Lewis, Kari Snyder, and Shelby Ward as well as Andrea […]

Arson

Trenton man accused of arson after mother’s house burns west of Trenton

A Trenton man faces a felony charge in Grundy County after allegedly setting his mother’s house on fire September 10th. Online court information indicates 48-year-old Stacy Todd Davis has been charged with second-degree arson, however, he has not yet been taken into custody for the charge but Davis’s bond was set at $10,000 cash only. […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway Patrol reports arrest of Unionville woman

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Unionville woman Tuesday night in Putnam County on two Putnam County warrants. Online court information shows 46-year-old Lori Prado has been charged with the felonies of second-degree burglary and stealing $750 or more. A probable cause statement from the Unionville Police Department accuses her of breaking into […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education approves $4,850 in expenditures

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education approved the Professional Development Plan for 2018-2019 at its meeting Monday evening with $4,850 in expenditures. A field trip to Papa Charlie’s Pumpkin Patch for October 23rd was also approved. The board heard the Annual Secretary of the Board Report. Four board members will attend the Missouri School Boards […]

Domestic Violence

Chillicothe woman arrested on domestic assault allegation

Sunday evening Chillicothe Police investigated a disturbance in the 300 block of Samuel Street. Officers arrested Agnes Adeline Youngs who faces a misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree domestic assault. Following Monday’s arraignment in the Associate Division, the case was continued to September 26th. Youngs was held at the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail in Pattonsburg. Bond was […]