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University of Missouri Extension offers farm lease program on November 10th

Landowners and renters can learn about farm leases from the University of Missouri Extension specialists 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10. Participants can attend in person or through Zoom, says Joe Koenen, MU Extension agriculture business specialist, and longtime presenter on farm leases. “Open communication is the key,” Koenen says. “Communication helps landlords and tenants find […]

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Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri to host “Scare Away Cancer—Battle of the Branches Scarecrow Contest”

Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri is hosting a Scare Away Cancer—Battle of the Branches Scarecrow Contest to recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each Farmers Bank branch has decorated its location with pink fall décor. Each is also conducting a fundraiser to support a local cancer awareness group. Marketing Director Cindy Roy says funds […]

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Bethany woman who worked at Daviess County Nursing and Rehab in Gallatin charged with felony stealing of drugs

A nurse at Daviess County Nursing and Rehab in Gallatin accused of stealing drugs from the facility faces multiple charges. Twenty-seven-year-old Allison Deann Derwinis of Bethany has been charged, between three cases, with two counts of felony stealing—controlled substance, three counts of possession of a controlled substance, and one count each of forgery and harassment. […]

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Resident of Platte City hopes to become first Democrat to represent far northern Missouri in Congress in 20-years

The Democrat running against U.S. Rep. Sam Graves, R-Tarkio, in northern Missouri battled COVID this year and says a mask mandate early on could have saved lives. Platte City resident Gena Ross won the August Democratic nomination and is facing Graves, a dean of Missouri’s congressional delegation. Ross is an adjunct professor at Baker University […]

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Harrison County Health Department attempting to identify individuals who attended church in Bethany

The Harrison County Health Department has been working to identify, isolate, and quarantine individuals who attended church or other activities at Immanuel Baptist Church in Bethany September 20th through October 4th due to potential exposure to COVID-19. The health department recommends those individuals monitor for symptoms and quarantine for 14 days. They should contact a […]

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Patrol reports arrest of Cainsville and Chillicothe residents

Residents of Cainsville and Chillicothe were arrested Tuesday night in Harrison and Daviess counties. The highway patrol arrest report indicates 28-year-old Tony Bennett of Cainsville was taken on a 24-hour hold to the Harrison County law enforcement center at Bethany. Bennett was accused just before midnight of driving while intoxicated, second offense; felony leaving the […]

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California man charged with felony assault after threatening niece in Bethany

A California man has been charged in Harrison County with felony harassment—first degree after allegedly threatening his niece in Bethany. Bond for 39-year-old Robert Scott of Yucca Valley, California is $15,000 cash only, no 10% allowed. A probable cause affidavit from Bethany Police Officer Aaron Parkhurst says the niece told law enforcement Scott believes she […]

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North Central Missouri College LPN Program ranks #1 in the Midwest

The North Central Missouri College LPN program at all three locations (Trenton, Maryville, Bethany) has recently ranked #1 in the Midwest for the year 2020 by the online resource the Nursing Process. NCMC earned the top spot after Nursing Process evaluated 660 LPN programs across the region. To learn more about the ranking, visit THIS […]

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Harrison County officials release joint statement on COVID-19

Harrison County Health Department Administrator Courtney Cross, Harrison County Community Hospital Chief Executive Officer Tina Gillespie, Bethany Mayor Jonne Slemmons, and Harrison County Presiding Commissioner Jack Hodge have provided a joint statement regarding COVID-19. They report 106 school individuals have had to isolate or quarantine since Harrison County schools reopened for the academic year. Two […]

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

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved informational technology purchases on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. One purchase was for replacement data centers, wired/wireless/firewall networking equipment, video surveillance equipment, and professional services from CDWG for $1,184,899 as part of an IT Infrastructure Refresh project. Proposals were received from four vendors. Chief Information Officer Jennifer […]

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Bethany man faces charges of domestic assault, rape and sodomy in Daviess County

A Bethany man faces felony charges in Daviess County of domestic assault—third degree, domestic assault—first degree, rape—second degree, and sodomy or attempted sodomy—first degree. Forty-two-year-old Ryan Kampman appeared in court Monday, September 21st. His bond was set at no bond. Bond was initially denied. The case was continued to October 6th for a preliminary hearing […]

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Denver, Missouri man charged with murder, abandonment of a corpse in death of Grant City woman

A Denver, Missouri man has been charged in Worth County with the felonies of murder—second degree and abandonment of a corpse in the death of a missing Grant City woman found earlier this week. Thirty-nine-year-old Jeremiah Searles is scheduled for an initial arraignment Monday, September 21st. Worth County Prosecuting Attorney Janet Wake Larison previously reported […]