Pictured (L to R) is Stefanie Dowell, Assistant to the VP, Ginny Wikoff, and Linda Cowling, NCMC English Instructor.

NCMC Students and staff donate to Community Food Pantry of Grundy County

Faculty and staff of North Central Missouri College recently held a food drive on campus for non-perishables to donate to the Community Food Pantry of Grundy County. Over 600 pounds of food were collected and taken to the pantry to help with restocking after Thanksgiving and holiday distribution. Also donated to the Community Food Pantry […]

Holiday Hoops Basketball

Officials release tentative schedule for High School Holiday Hoops

High School Holiday Hoops officials have released the upcoming schedule featuring 115 teams, 63 high schools from Missouri and Iowa and a total of 77 games. Hoops Director Steve Maxey says this year’s event features some of the most outstanding high school basketball programs in all of north Missouri and southern Iowa as well as […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports 9 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics Crashes ─ 587 Injuries ─ 108 Fatalities ─ 9 DWI ─ 86 Drug Arrests ─ 67 […]

Cocaine

Lee’s Summit couple among 13 indicted for $62 million cocaine conspiracy

A Lee’s Summit, Missouri couple are among 13 defendants who have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a $62 million conspiracy to distribute more than 2,000 kilograms of cocaine, and a money laundering conspiracy. Howard Christian Walters, also known as “Chris,” 41, and his wife, Nina Walter, 37, both of Lee’s […]

Salvation Army

Salvation Army to provide assistance through Angel Trees

One of several ways the Salvation Army of Chillicothe provides assistance during the Christmas season is through Angel Trees. Social Services Case Manager Lynda Snuffer explains gifts for children of families that apply for assistance are put on angel cards and placed on trees at each entrance of the Chillicothe Walmart. She says individuals then […]

Audio: Grundy County Health Department drive-through flu shot clinic set for Wednesday, October 17th

For the first time in five years, the Grundy County Health Department will hold a drive-through, flu shot clinic Wednesday, October 17th from 10 to 1 o’clock. Motor vehicles will follow a course from southbound Princeton Road, turning onto 17th Street, turning into the lot of First Christian Church where paperwork is checked, exiting onto 18th, […]