Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Mercer County

The Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for some customers. The office recommends boiling of water before cooking or drinking. Affected are rural water customers in Mercer County within the boundaries, going clockwise: Route K on the north, Highway 65 on the east, Highway 136 for the south […]

Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]

Boil Advisory

Portions of Mercer County placed under boil advisory

Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for some of its customers. The advisory affects the area from the intersection of Desoto Avenue and Derby Road south to the end of Route FF and includes customers on Embassy and Emblem roads. The boil advisory will continue until further notice. […]

Boil Advisory Lifted

Boil advisories lifted for Sullivan County

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted two boil advisories for Sullivan Rural Water customers. One advisory affected Highway 6 from Antelope Drive east to Glasgow Drive and included Glasgow Drive, Orion Road, Gully Road, and Gator Drive. The other lifted boil advisory for Sullivan County affected Route OO north of Daisy […]

2019 FFA officer training at NCMC

North Central Missouri College hosts FFA officer training

The Missouri FFA Association conducted officer training workshops on the North Central Missouri College campus in Trenton on Wednesday, May 29th.  Approximately 200 Chapter FFA officers and advisors from high schools across northwest Missouri participated in the workshops.  LEAD workshops are held at eight sites throughout Missouri with more than 1,200 chapter officers expected to […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

NCMC Board of Trustees approve the hiring of new staff

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the hiring of several new employees at its meeting Tuesday evening. Crystal Johnson of Kansas City was hired as an exempt adjunct instructor for History courses beginning this fall and will teach classes online. Rick Sharp of Saint Joseph was approved as a part-time exempt adjunct […]