Missouri Bicentennial Website

Missouri Attorney General launches campaign to honor Missouri’s bicentennial

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has announced the launch of a campaign to honor Missouri’s Bicentennial. Using the slogan “Missouri Leading the Way,” the campaign will work to honor Missouri’s past, present, and future through social media and the launch of a new award and program. “This is a very exciting year for the people […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson’s Bicentennial Inaugural Committee announces inaugural events

Governor Michael L. Parson’s Bicentennial Inaugural Committee announced initial plans for an Inaugural Prayer Service and the Inauguration Ceremony in January of 2021. “To kick off Missouri’s bicentennial, we will celebrate our state’s rich heritage with a historic Bicentennial Inauguration,” said Teresa Parson, First Lady of Missouri and co-chair of the inaugural committee. “The strong […]

Missouri Postage Stamp

U.S. Postal Service to roll out stamp celebrating Missouri’s upcoming birthday

On August 10, 2021, Missouri turns the ripe age of 200 years old. The U.S. Postal Service plans to release several new stamps in 2021, including one to showcase Missouri’s bicentennial birthday. The stamp art is an existing photograph by prominent landscape photographer Charles Gurche. It features the Bollinger Mill State Historic Site in southeast […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees address lengthy agenda at Tuesday meeting

Various reports were given at the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees meeting the evening of Tuesday, August 25th. Several included information about the COVID-19 pandemic. Vice President of Student Affairs Doctor Kristen Alley reported student move-in went well, and precautions were taken. Seventeen students were tested for COVID-19, and all results were negative. […]

Coronavirus News Graphic

Grundy and Sullivan County report new cases of COVID-19

Grundy county’s number of COVID-19 cases has climbed to 30. The Grundy County Health Department on Monday evening reported one new positive case since August 10th. Three of the cases are reported as active in Grundy county. The Sullivan County Health Department reports two more positive cases, raising their total since testing began to 154. […]

Coronavirus News Graphic

Linn, Livingston and Sullivan counties report new cases of COVID-19

The Linn County Health Department’s bi-weekly report shows six cases of COVID-19 have been added since Monday, August 10th. That brings the total to 68 cases with eighteen cases under isolation precautions, and 47 removed from isolation. There have been two antibody positive cases and one COVID-19-related death in Linn County. The Livingston County Health […]

City of Chillicothe Website

Chillicothe City Council sets property tax rates; grants conditional use permit for installation of cell phone tower

The Chillicothe City Council approved several ordinances on the evening of Monday, August 10th. One ordinance involved setting the property tax rates. The tax levy for all property real, personal, and mixed was set at 69.17 cents per $100 of assessed valuation for the General Reserve Fund of the city. The tax levy was set […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves re-opening procedures; meal prices increased

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education the evening of Monday, August 10th approved reopening procedures for staff and students. A Grundy County CARES Act agreement was also approved. Meal prices were increased by 10 cents. The increase applies to all student and adult breakfasts and lunches. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis was approved as the Migratory and […]

Coronavirus News Graphic

Linn, Livingston and Grundy County report new cases of COVID-19

New COVID-19 cases have been reported in area counties. The Linn County Health Department’s bi-weekly report indicates seven cases of COVID-19 have been added since Friday, August 7th. The county’s total number of positive cases is 62. Twelve are under isolation precautions, and 47 have been removed from isolation. There have been two antibody positive […]