McCaskill announces application process for U.S. service academies

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill has announced that her office has begun the process for nominating young Missourians to the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy for an appointment to the Class of 2023. “Helping young, smart leaders in Missouri apply to the […]

Jackson County prosecutor to take over invasion of privacy investigation against Greitens

The Jackson County prosecutor will take over an invasion of privacy investigation against Governor Greitens.     Last week, Gardner dismissed the charge against Greitens and said she planned to ask for a special prosecutor to handle the case. In a press release today, Gardner says the court has granted her request for one. She […]

Farm Service Agency

Bethany man appointed as Administrator of the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the appointment of a Bethany man to serve as Administrator of the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency. Richard Fordyce will lead a network of more than 2,100 counties and 50 state FSA offices. He currently serves as the State Executive Director for FSA in […]

City of Chillicothe Website

Reed Dupy appointed Chillicothe Mayor Pro Tem

Chillicothe Councilman at Large Reed Dupy has been appointed Chillicothe’s Mayor Pro Tem, since the death of Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney. Chillicothe City Clerk Roze Frampton explains the Chillicothe City Charter states that the person holding the councilman at large position assumes mayor duties if “anything happens to the mayor”. The agenda for Monday night’s […]

Lady Justice with court gavel

Clifford Thornburg appointed as Chariton County Prosecuting Attorney

Governor Eric Greitens has appointed a Salisbury man as the Chariton County Prosecuting Attorney. Clifford “Cliff” Thornburg will succeed Robert W. Wheeler who died last month. Thornburg is the attorney for the Ninth Circuit Juvenile Office, which covers Chariton, Linn, and Sullivan counties. He is also the principal attorney of his law office in Salisbury.

United States Western District of Missouri attorneys Website

Timothy Garrison confirmed as U. S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri

The United States Senate has confirmed Timothy Garrison as the U. S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. The Senate voted by unanimous consent Thursday to confirm Garrison’s nomination. He had served as the interim U. S. Attorney since his appointment by U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions January 3rd. Garrison graduated from Drury […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Green Hills Medical Clinic doctors and staff to move to Wright Memorial Physicians Group

Green Hills Medical Clinic Doctor Jennifer Bowe, Nurse Practitioner Sydney Arnold, and staff will move to Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group in Trenton next month.  They will begin seeing patients at the Physicians’ Group October 2 and Bowe says she and her staff will still provide the highest level of care to patients. Bowe is originally from […]

Newtown Harris School

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves budget, hires new teacher

The Newtown-Harris Board of Education has approved a budget for next fiscal year in which revenues are anticipated to exceed spending by nearly 22-thousand dollars. Spending is estimated at about $1,535,000.00. Income is anticipated to surpass expenditures for the current fiscal year ending this June 30th by nearly 22 thousand dollars. Newtown-Harris has a reserve […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Free sports physicals to be offered May 4 and May 11

Wright Memorial Hospital and the Grundy County Health Department are once again working together to offer sports physical exams for all area students planning to participate in athletic/cheerleading activities during the 2016-2017 school year. Free sports physical exams will be offered on May 4 and May 11 from 3 – 5:30 p.m., at Wright Memorial […]