Flooded Farm Grain Bins

August 30th is sign-up deadline for emergency assistance to flooded farms

Farmers affected by flooding have until Aug. 30 to apply for help from USDA emergency assistance programs, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Heather Conrow. The USDA Farm Service Agency provides up to 75% of approved renovation costs, to a maximum of $500,000, through its Emergency Conservation Program, says Conrow, who was part of […]

Cellphones in the Classroom

Trenton R-9 Board of Education tackles issue of cell phone use in classrooms

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved student handbooks at a meeting Tuesday evening, with the exception of 90% attendance for trips, assemblies, and dances in the Trenton High School and Middle School handbooks, on a split vote. Board member David Whitaker moved, and Dorothy Taul seconded the motion, which passed three to two. Board […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View R-6 Community Club to sponsor “Basketball Extravaganza”

The Pleasant View R-6 Community Club will hold the annual Basketball Extravaganza to benefit students, faculty, and staff. The event will be held in the school gym on the night of March 23rd. Community Club Treasurer Sara Berry says the event will begin with alumni Kenton Kinney performing the National Anthem at 6 o’clock prior […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Nine traffic deaths reported over Christmas Holiday Weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine individuals died in traffic crashes during the Christmas holiday weekend. The counting period ran from Friday evening at 6 o’clock to last (Tuesday) night at 11:59. The Patrol investigated 294 crashes, 80 injuries, and six of the fatalities. The Blue Springs Police Department is investigating the other three fatalities. […]

Seasons Greetings Christmas Lights

Winners of Grundy Electric Cooperative Christmas Lighting Contest Announced

Top finishers in a Christmas lighting contest sponsored by Grundy Electric Cooperative and the Princeton Chamber of Commerce were first place Wayne and Teresa Altiser of Cainsville, second place David and Donna Beavers of Mercer, and third place Mike and Teresa Delameter from Princeton. The prizes of $75.00 for first, $50.00 for second, and $25.00 […]