Dr. Jane Greer

Livingston County Library to feature Dr. Jane Greer on Tuesday, March 12th

March is Women’s History Month and the Livingston County Library will be celebrating with a presentation by Dr. Jane Greer entitled, “Women’s Work, Women’s Words: Understanding Rural Literacies and Labors through Farm Women’s Memoirs.”  Dr. Greer is a member of the inaugural class of the University of Missouri System’s Presidential Engagement Fellows.  She is Professor of […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of four over the weekend

An Independence man, 30-year old Dereck Cornish, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Caldwell County. Cornish was accused of felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest by fleeing, and possession of methamphetamine. There also was a Jackson County warrant accusing Cornish of failure to appear relating to resisting arrest. No injuries were reported […]

Trenton Downtown Improvement Association (TDIA)

Trenton Downtown Improvement Association selected to participate in grant program

The Trenton Downtown Improvement Association has been selected to participate in a cost-sharing affiliate grant that provides training, mentoring, and technical services to revitalization programs in Missouri’s historic commercial districts. Missouri Main Street staff will visit with Trenton downtown community members to evaluate existing and future needs and schedule customized training and mentoring sessions to […]

Cover Crop Mobile App Screen Shot

Cover crop field guide available as mobile app

The Midwest Cover Crops Council’s popular field guide is available as a mobile app for smartphones and tablets. The Midwest Cover Crops Field Scout app lets farmers, crop advisers and conservation professionals access cover crop information on mobile devices, said Charles Ellis, University of Missouri Extension agricultural engineering specialist and MCCC board member. “The app […]

Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]