Sales Tax Holiday

Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday runs Friday, April 19th through April 25th.

Sales of Energy Star-certified new appliances will be exempt from state sales tax during the Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday Friday, April 19th through April 25th. Energy Star-certified appliance qualifying for the sales tax holiday include clothes washers and dryers, water heaters, dishwashers, air conditioners, furnaces, refrigerators, freezers, and heat pumps. The Show Me Green […]

Taylor L'Heureux

Brookfield Police Department reports Taylor L’Heureux found in Illinois

The Brookfield Police Department reports a missing or runaway juvenile last seen in Brookfield March 29th has been found. The department reports 15-year-old Taylor L’Heureux was located Thursday along with a subject who was taken into custody in Illinois. That individual faces possible charges in Illinois and Missouri. The Brookfield Police Department expressed appreciation to […]

Patrol arrests two from Harrison and Linn counties

The Highway Patrol reports two arrests in area counties Tuesday night. Twenty-seven-year-old Megan Vaughn of Palmyra was arrested in Linn County and accused of misdemeanor possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful use of a weapon while in […]

NCMC Peer Educators 2019

North Central Missouri College introduces Peer Educator services

Starting this spring semester, North Central Missouri College will participate in the Missouri Department of Higher Education Peer Counselor Pilot Program to provide additional services for students to aid in their success. Three students, Vivian Allen, Spickard, MO, Taylor McQueen, Stanberry, MO, and Russell Neeley, Brookfield, MO have been selected as NCMC’s Peer Educators. “We […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of two area residents

The highway patrol reports a Brookfield resident was arrested Saturday morning in Linn County and accused of possessing ten grams or less of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Forty-seven-year-old Lori Willard was transported to the Brookfield Police Department. Thirty-one-year-old Melissa Billington of Novinger was arrested Saturday night in Sullivan County and accused of possession of […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports arrest of Brookfield man

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Brookfield man in Linn County Thursday afternoon on several allegations. Thirty-one-year-old Joshua Rainey was accused of driving while suspended, no insurance, and possessing plates of another. Rainey was transported to the Brookfield Police Department before being released.

Airman Caleb C. Calhoun

Airman Caleb Calhoun graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Caleb C. Calhoun graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.  Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

FFA

Area teams take part in Schuyler County Truman FFA event

FFA judging teams from Green City and Putnam County at Unionville captured two first-place events during the Schuyler County Truman FFA contests held Monday. Schools with one first-place winning team include Newtown-Harris, Milan, and Brookfield. The Green City team took first place in farm management and FFA knowledge. Putnam County FFA teams placed first in […]

FFA and 4-H logos

Area 4-H and FFA chapters awarded grants by Missouri Department of Agriculture

Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn has announced that 11 Missouri FFA chapters and eight 4-H clubs were awarded grants from the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Building Our American Communities grant program. The youth groups were awarded the funds for community service projects this year. The FFA chapters awarded grants include Milan and Bevier with 4-H […]