Corrine Watts is executive director of GHRPC

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission announces new Executive Director

The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Board of Directors announces the next Executive Director of the commission. Corrine Watts plans to assume her duties in the first week of March. She is currently the Director of Workforce Services for the Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council in Olympia, Washington. She will replace Randy Railsback who was […]

Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin headlines women in ag online conference

Temple Grandin, renowned author on animal behavior and autism, will be one of four keynote speakers during the virtual 2020 Pixels of Production – Women in Agriculture conference. Pixels of Production offers women farmers and ranchers a four-night opportunity to learn practical tips and be inspired, says University of Missouri Extension swine nutritionist Marcia Shannon. […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson signs huge megabill with partial motorcycle helmet repeal

Governor Mike Parson has signed into law today a bill with a component that lets some motorcyclists cruise without a helmet. Under House Bill 1963, a massive state transportation proposal, motorcycle riders can go helmetless if they are at least 26 years old, have medical insurance, and have proof of financial responsibility. The wide-ranging bill […]

Debra England (Left) and Katrina England (Right)

Audio: Maysville couple charged with locking 9-year-old child in cage

DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark reports the arrest of two Maysville women Tuesday who were later charged with the felonies of abuse or neglect of a child and endangering the welfare of the child. Deputies and Children’s Division investigators took a child diagnosed with autism into protective custody with the Department of Social Services for […]

Rex Ricketts

Rex Ricketts receives 2019 Ag Educators Lifetime Achievement Award

The organizers of the Missouri Livestock Symposium announced that longtime dairy educator and agriculture industry leader Rex Ricketts, of Hallsville, will receive the 2019 Agriculture Educators Lifetime Achievement Award. Ricketts, University of Missouri professor emeritus of animal sciences, will receive the award at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the 20th annual symposium at William […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Board of Aldermen contend with lengthy agenda at latest meeting

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted bids for cemetery mowing at its meeting Monday evening provided the contractors can provide necessary insurance requirements. Mike Walker will mow Lile Cemetery for $50 per mowing. Mitchell Ott will mow Brown and Greenwood cemeteries for $425 each time. The accepted bids were the lowest. Walker also submitted a […]

Senator Denny Hoskins

Senator Denny Hoskins files legislation ensuring insurance coverage for children with developmental disabilities

Missouri State Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, pre-filed legislation to help all children with developmental disabilities get medically necessary therapies. Senate Bill 45 would require insurance companies to cover therapies like physical, occupational, speech and Applied Behavior Analysis for children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Fragile X and many other disabilities. Since 2010, Missouri has required insurance to […]

Eric Schmitt

Audio: Governor Parson appoints Missouri Treasurer Eric Schmitt as Attorney General

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has named State Treasurer Eric Schmitt to replace outgoing Attorney General and U.S. Senator-elect Josh Hawley. Parson said he has trust and respect for Schmitt and has confidence in how he’ll handle the new position.     Governor Parson said it would be too early to comment on the high-profile lawsuits […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC and North Central Missouri Psychological Services partner to offer services

North Central Missouri College and North Central Missouri Psychological Services are working together to provide psychological assessment services on the NCMC campus and in the local community. All services are provided by a licensed psychologist and are available to NCMC students, schools, and members of the community. The partnership was designed to address the shortage […]