CAFO Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

Missouri House approves SB-391 that prevents counties from passing health ordinances aimed at CAFOs

The Missouri House of Representatives has given final approval to Senate Bill 391, legislation that would prevent counties from passing health ordinances aimed at large agricultural operations. The House voted 103-44 to approve the bill, which would prevent county health boards or county commissioners from passing standards stricter than state law. The Missouri House of […]

Cattle at Sale

Prices of bred heifers rise $100 at second Show-Me-Select sale

Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers averaged $1,891 at Fruitland on May 3rd during the second of four spring sales.  This price topped last year by $100, said Erin Larimore, sale coordinator and University of Missouri Extension regional specialist, Jackson. The 117 heifers came from 16 herd owners in the MU program that improves beef herd replacements.  The […]

FFA

Numerous awards and honors presented at annual Trenton FFA Banquet

Numerous awards and honors were presented during the annual Trenton FFA banquet Friday evening. The banquet concluded with the installation of officers for the 2019-20 school year. The Trenton FFA President will be Grace Allen, Vice Presidents are Mackenzie McAtee and Allena Allen. Other officers are Secretary McKenna Cox, Treasurer Kayli Crawford, Sentinel Kidridge Griffin, […]

Alumni Banquet

Laredo School Alumni Banquet set for May 11, 2019

The 76th Annual Laredo School Alumni Banquet will be next week. Former students, faculty, and friends are welcome to the event in the school gym on May 11th. Doors will be opened at 4 o’clock that afternoon, and dinner will be served at 7 o’clock. Attendees are invited to bring souvenirs and wear the school […]

Mike Parson

Governor Parson signs FY 2019 supplemental appropriations

Governor Mike Parson signed HB 14 to ensure that the state has the necessary funds to operate through Fiscal Year 2019.  The supplemental appropriations bill allows for the continued current operations of Missouri state government. The Truly Agreed to and Finally Passed Fiscal Year 2019 supplemental HB 14 totals $468 million, including $189 million General […]

Galt, Missouri

Oath of office administered to Galt Board of Aldermen

The oath of office has been administered for four positions on the Galt Board of Aldermen. The oath was administered to Jessica Gannon for mayor, and Jay Blackburn, Jason Grindstaff, and Sierra Fletchall for Aldermen at Large. Galt City Clerk Ashley Campbell reports Gannon was appointed last year to fill the position of Mayor. Blackburn […]

Job Olympics

Five from THS win medals in Job Olympics

Five students from Trenton High School won medals when they competed in the Job Olympics held Friday in Chillicothe. Job Olympics in a skills-based competition centered on vocational simulations. Students competed in events that showcase their individual employability skills. THS students developed their skills through working in the Black and Gold Coffee Shop and the […]