Grundy County Museum

“Hometown Teams” is feature exhibit at Grundy County Museum

The 2018 Feature Exhibit will be Hometown Teams. This exhibit is all about athletics, how sports teams are embedded in our culture and the impact of participation in sports teams on individuals. This exhibit has two components, a Traveling Smithsonian exhibit and a local component that mirrors the Smithsonian and presents specific information about sports […]

Charlie Bacon is guest speaker at Baccalaureate held for Trenton High School students

Trenton High School instructor and coach Charlie Bacon was the guest speaker Wednesday night for the senior class Baccalaureate held at First Baptist Church in Trenton. Bacon is a 2002 graduate of Trenton High School and has been teaching 11-years. In portions of his remarks, Bacon reflected on memories of individual members of the class of […]

Mike Lair

Former Seventh District State Representative Mike Lair of Chillicothe dies

Former Seventh District State Representative Mike Lair of Chillicothe died Tuesday at the age of 71. Lair was first elected State Representative in November 2008, representing Missouri’s 7th District which included all or portions of Caldwell, Carroll, Clinton, and Livingston counties. He was re-elected in 2010, 2012 and 2014, and served until he reached term […]

Nanetta Carter

NCMC to Honor Nanetta “Nan” Carter as Lead Gift Contributor

Nanetta Carter of Savannah will be recognized as the Lead Gift Contributor for 2016-2017 at the North Central Missouri College Foundation Celebration at the Ketcham Community Center the evening of April 27th at 6 o’clock. Distinguished Alumni Paul Costello, Linda Crooks, Don Gibson, and George “Jack” McCausland, as well as scholarship recipients, will also be […]

Rodney Thomas

Court date set for Maysville teacher accused of sexual contact with students

The Maysville school district reports Instructor Rodney Thomas has been placed on administrative leave from his job as a junior high math teacher and a coach with the wrestling program. The 39-year-old Thomas was arrested on multiple alleged sexual contact accusations and related charges in DeKalb County. A statement from the Maysville school indicates Thomas has […]

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Public Service Commission sets public hearing schedule in Grain Belt Express case

The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold local public hearings in December in a case filed by Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt Express).  Grain Belt Express seeks a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, operate and maintain a high voltage, direct current transmission line and associated facilities within Buchanan, Clinton, […]

Linn County’s Megan Schreiner named Tri-County Conference MVP

The Tri-County Conference has announced first, second, and third team All-Conference basketball honorees, in addition to the “Coach of the Year” awards. The MVP’s of the northeast Missouri conference are Linn County High School senior Megan Schriner, while two boys share the award for 2015-2016, in Meadville junior Ryan Young and Novinger senior Collin Roberts. […]