Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation

Audio: List released of historic Missouri places in poor shape

Fifteen Missouri properties have made a list of historic places considered as endangered. Executive Director Bill Hart with the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation says the locations range from a train depot in northwest Missouri’s Bethany to the Henry Miller House in southeast Missouri’s Bloomfield.     Executive Director Bill Hart with the Missouri Alliance […]

Trout

Missouri Department of Conservation offers winter trout fishing in St. Joseph

Winter’s chill brings a positive to St. Joseph – winter trout fishing. The Missouri Department of Conservation on November 1st stocked rainbow trout in the Krug Park Lagoon and in Everyday Pond on the Missouri Western State University campus. MDC’s Community Assistance Program provides winter trout fishing in partnership with cities and counties. The Krug […]

Future Leader Academy

Area students attend Future Leaders Academy

High school students from the Linn County and Newtown-Harris school districts participated in Congressman Sam Graves’s annual Future Leaders Academy at Hannibal-Lagrange University Tuesday. Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt was the keynote speaker. Other speakers included representatives from the Drug Enforcement Agency, Missouri Corn Growers Association, and Missouri Secretary of State’s Office. Topics discussed included […]

Missouri Community Betterment website

Several area communities receive 2018 Missouri Community Betterment Awards

Missouri Community Betterment (MCB) honored 19 communities, nine youth groups and 10 community leaders at their 55th Annual Conference held in Columbia, Mo. on Oct. 15, 2018. Nearly 200 volunteers, community leaders and youth from across the state were in attendance to celebrate community and economic development efforts, network with each other and connect with […]

Missouri Day Festival

Entries continue to be accepted for Missouri Day Festival parade

Entries continue to be received for the 34th annual Missouri Day Festival parade next month. The Trenton Rotary Club is encouraging participants to pre-register for the October 20th parade which has a theme of “Hometown Heritage.” Floats and entries will celebrate the importance of local history, historic, business or civic individuals or cultural traditions. Parade […]

No Parking Sign

Chillicothe Police Department announces “No Parking” restrictions for funeral of Chuck Haney

Chillicothe Police have announced streets with “no parking” restrictions to accommodate what’s expected to be a large crowd tonight for the funeral of longtime Chillicothe Mayor and civic leader Chuck Haney. A shuttle service also has been arranged. Chillicothe Police are asking vehicles be moved by 4 o’clock this afternoon and remain off the street until approximately […]

MO Universities View National School Walkout as Civic Engagement

Missouri universities view national school walkout as civic engagement

Several universities across Missouri have said they will overlook disciplinary actions against any prospective student who is punished by his or her high school for participating in next week’s national walkout to protest gun violence.  The walkout comes a month after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Thousands […]

Arts can boost, diversify small-town economies

A two-day training this fall will show civic leaders, artists, elected officials, entrepreneurs, business owners and others how the arts can play a role in community and economic development. “Community Development Academy Explores: Arts & Economic Development,” Sept. 26-27 in Excelsior Springs, Mo., will look at the arts as a strategy for boosting and diversifying […]