Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease or CWD

Missouri Department of Conservation sets CWD sampling efforts for upcoming deer season

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for its fall and winter efforts to find cases of chronic wasting disease and help limit the spread of the deadly deer disease to more deer and more areas. MDC confirmed 33 new cases of CWD following the testing of nearly […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer R-3 Board of Education adopts budget for 2018-2019 school year

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education adopted the 2018-2019 budget at a meeting Thursday morning. Revenues are projected at $3,029,827, with expenditures projected at $3,056,898. There is a projected net loss of $27,071. The board also approved 2017-2018 budget amendments which included revenues increasing by $55,292 and expenses decreasing by $8,882. The end of […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Criticism of Greitens’ use of private lawyers in governor’s office continues to grow

Criticism of former Republican Governor Eric Greitens’ use of private attorneys in his defense against possible impeachment continues to grow.     The chairman of a special House committee that was investigating Greitens addressed a letter to the Office of Administration requesting it refuse payment to the attorneys. Republican Representative Jay Barnes of Jefferson City […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve ordinances

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved ordinances regarding chickens and duties and fees for a Sexton at the city cemetery at its meeting Monday evening. A Sexton is an officer of a church, congregation, or synagogue charged with the maintenance of its buildings and/or the surrounding graveyard. The first ordinance authorized the keeping of chickens in […]

Chronic Wasting Disease

Mercer and Grundy Counties added to deer feeding ban by Department of Conservation

The Missouri Department of Conservation has expanded its restrictions on feeding deer and placing minerals for deer to seven new counties in response to finding cases of chronic wasting disease in or near them. The seven new counties are Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Grundy, Madison, McDonald, Mercer, and Perry. The feeding ban for these seven new […]

Baptist Home of Chillicothe, Missouri

Baptist Home of Chillicothe to celebrate 30-years of service

The Baptist Home of Chillicothe will celebrate 30-years at the Chillicothe campus during the annual homecoming celebration Saturday, June 9th. The event is being held to raise money for resident care needs and will start at 10 o’clock Saturday morning, June 9th until 2 o’clock in the afternoon. A barbecue will be available with fixings […]

Green Hills Womens Shelter

Green Hills Women’s Shelter to build new facility on South Johnson Drive

The Green Hills Women’s Shelter plans to open a new facility in Trenton. Women’s Shelter Board President Rex Ross says dirt should be turned soon at the location on South Johnson Drive south of where the Coca-Cola plant was. The facility will provide almost double the capacity of the current shelter in Trenton. Ross hopes […]


Trenton woman arrested on charge of altering lottery tickets

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Trenton woman Thursday on a felony charge of altering lottery tickets. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 31-year-old Cindy Gearin’s bond is $10,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court Tuesday, June 12th. Court documents accuse Gearin of removing eight Missouri State Lottery […]

Community Fireworks Display

Donations for July 4th fireworks display coming up short.

Nearly $3,000 has been collected in donations for this year’s Trenton Community Fireworks Display. A local committee is still accepting contributions for the display, which is estimated to cost $4,000. Licensed pyrotechnician Brad Coursey of Galt is in charge of the fireworks display. The fireworks will be set off from the area near the Rock […]

Moberly Park Trenton Missouri

Trenton Aquatics Center reports highest attendance since 2010

The Trenton Park Board approved the purchase of a lifeguard stand for the Trenton Family Aquatic Center at its meeting Wednesday evening. The lifeguard stand will be purchased from Recreonics for $2,470. Aquatic Center Manager Alexis Whitney reported a lifeguard stand bottom had cracked and needed to be replaced. She was told she could not […]

Dairy Cows

Close-up cow’ barns help cows avoid heat stress, produce more milk

Martin Prairie Farms near Humansville treats dairy cows like guests.  The family-owned dairy farm north of Humansville in Hickory County dedicates itself to top-of-the-line herd nutrition and care, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. Freddie and Mary Martin, son David, and David’s spouse, Alana, own and operate the nearly 3,000-acre farm. Almost […]


KCP&L files application to increase charge on consumer bills

KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the Demand Side Investment Mechanism (DSIM) charge on customer bills.  The DSIM charge, which appears as a separate line-item on customer bills, allows GMO to recover demand-side management program costs and incentives under the Missouri Energy […]