Theft

Missouri State Auditor finds former clerk misappropriated over $300,000 from City of Center

State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the City of Center that detailed how the former clerk, Tracey Ray, misappropriated more than $300,000 in taxpayer funds. The audit, which focused on the period between January 2015 and July 2019, was performed by the Auditor’s Public Corruption and Fraud Division after information was received through […]

Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra

Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra to forgo full ensemble winter concert

The Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra has decided to forgo a full ensemble winter concert in December due to COVID-19 precautions. Conductors Linda Arnold, Tyler Busick, and Buddy Hannaford say they have determined a virtual recital will be held on December 12th in place of the full ensemble concert. The recital will consist of […]

Music Festival

Princeton Chamber of Commerce to host open-air music this Saturday

The Princeton Chamber of Commerce will host an open-air concert this Saturday evening, August 22, 2020. The event will feature traditional German music of Karl Schoeder followed by local Christian Band Steadfast Grace. Those attending can have dinner served on-site by Norm’s Barbecue with fresh-squeezed lemonade to be provided by the Princeton chamber of commerce. […]

Missouri State Fair Sheep Pavilion

Audio: Missouri State Fair in Sedalia focusing on 4-H and FFA youth this year

The 2020 state fair in west-central Missouri’s Sedalia will be a youth livestock show only, due to COVID-19 concerns. The 11-day fair begins Thursday and runs until Sunday, August 23. State Fair Director Mark Wolfe says Missouri 4-H and FFA members will receive an invaluable agriculture education experience in Sedalia. “I think we’re going to have […]

Missouri State Fair 2020

Audio: Governor Parson hopes Missouri State Fair will go on in some form this year

The Missouri State Fair will be held as scheduled on August 13-23, 2020, however, the Fair will look different than in previous years. The mission of the Fair has always been to showcase Missouri agriculture, so our livestock shows will continue to honor that tradition. Details for vendors, sponsors, and other partners are still being […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Graduation for Trenton High School seniors set for Saturday, Valedictorians to speak

A representative for Trenton High School confirms there are co-valedictorians for the Class of 2020. Oakley Madden and Mackenzie McAtee will be among the speakers at the graduation ceremony to be held at the C. F. Russell Stadium Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Salutatorian Lindi Moulin will also speak at the ceremony. The graduation will […]