FCS Financial Community Giving

FCS Financial awards $51,000 in scholarships

FCS Financial recently selected 34 recipients for their Scholarship Program who will each receive a $1,500 scholarship to assist with the cost of higher education. Since 2004, more than $620,000 has been distributed through the FCS Financial Scholarship Program. The program is designed to encourage and support higher education for relatives of FCS Financial members. “As […]

Child Porn

Former St. Joseph Boy Scout leader sentenced for distributing child pornography

A former St. Joseph, Mo., Boy Scout leader was sentenced in federal court for distributing child pornography over the internet. Michael R. Goeller, 46, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to six years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Goeller to 10 years of supervised release following incarceration. Goeller, […]

Child Pornography

Excelsior Springs man sentenced to prison for child pornography

An Excelsior Springs, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court for possessing and attempting to distribute child pornography. Gabriel Valencia, Jr., 27, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to 10 years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 30, 2018, Valencia pleaded guilty to attempting to distribute child pornography over the internet […]

Great Northwest Day

Representatives from 19 counties attend Great Northwest Day at the Capitol

Great Northwest Day at the Capitol drew more than 250 area constituents together to showcase the region in Jefferson City on February 5th & 6th. Nineteen counties, multiple communities, and representatives from business, education, healthcare, and government came together to discuss issues that are critical to the region. This year’s priorities focused on caring for […]

Pheasants and Quail Forever

Pheasants and Quail Forever encouraging farmers and ranchers to consider pollinator habitat

With a November 16 deadline approaching, Pheasants and Quail Forever is encouraging farmers and ranchers to consider utilizing a federal program that provides financial and technical assistance to establish habitat that benefits Monarch butterflies and other wildlife. Jake Swafford, Coordinating Wildlife Biologist, said the Monarch Initiative administered by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) […]

Audio: Missouri Health Department admits personal information of 10,000 people breached

The state of Missouri mailed letters last week to 10,400 individuals informing them their personal information was breached almost two months earlier.     The Department of Health and Senior Services issued a generic news release Friday noting the breach occurred sometime before September 30th. But the agency also says the state discovered the situation […]

Class Reunion

Donna and Chuck Herdrich honored during Princeton Alumni reunion

Sunday in Princeton, Donna (Place) Herdrich from the PHS class of 1970 and her husband Chuck Herdrich, class of 1968 were honored during the Princeton Alumni Association’s annual all-school reunion and meeting. The Herdrichs were recognized for their work in business and community service. Both have been involved in the Princeton Chamber of Commerce for […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC and North Central Missouri Psychological Services partner to offer services

North Central Missouri College and North Central Missouri Psychological Services are working together to provide psychological assessment services on the NCMC campus and in the local community. All services are provided by a licensed psychologist and are available to NCMC students, schools, and members of the community. The partnership was designed to address the shortage […]

Blunt Pays Tribute to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s Role in Preserving and Sharing the History of African-American Baseball

Video: Blunt Pays tribute to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s role in preserving African-American baseball history

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt who represents Missouri recently spoke on the Senate floor to highlight the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City and the important role it plays in preserving the history of African-American baseball. Kansas City is the birthplace of the Negro National League which was established in 1920 during a meeting of […]