Spickard, Missouri

Spickard Board of Aldermen meet

The Spickard Board of Aldermen met last evening with three members of the council present. Dave Dirks of Midwest Assistance Program made a presentation on board member responsibilities and council member Betty Lee mentioned looking into country ordinances regarding what she called a dog neglect problem in Spickard. Approval was given to change the name […]

Run For Office

Candidate filing for August primary begins Tuesday

Candidate filing begins Tuesday, February 27, 2018, subject to the August Primary Election in Missouri. Area courthouses will be the location for candidates to file if they are seeking a county-wide office. For Grundy County, this includes the offices of presiding commissioner, county clerk, associate circuit court judge, clerk of the circuit court/recorder of deeds, […]

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Grundy County Clerk projects deficit budget

Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reports the 2018 county budget is projecting expenditures over revenues totaling $375,416. She says the budget includes the cost of wage increases averaging a 10% increase in employee salaries to compensate ambulance salaries to be comparable to neighboring ambulance districts. It also adds to employer Federal Insurance Contributions Act and […]

General Election

Grundy County Clerk busy with absentee voters

Fifty people voted absentee in Tuesday’s general election during special hours this last weekend at the Grundy County Clerk’s office in Trenton. There now have been 482 absentees returned to the clerk’s office with 42 absentee ballots requested but not yet returned. Registered voters unable to vote at the polls Tuesday may cast an absentee […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]