Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education approves sports cooperatives

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved a bid for audit services on Wednesday evening. The bid was from Conrad and Higgins for $5,450 for the 2018-2019 fiscal year audit. Several sports cooperatives were approved including junior high football and varsity Spring baseball with Gallatin and junior high softball and varsity fall baseball with North […]

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USDA invests in rural electric infrastructure and smart grid improvements in 13 States

Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley announced that USDA is investing $485 million to upgrade rural electric systems and reduce energy costs. The funding includes nearly $7.1 million for smart grid technologies that improve system operations and monitor grid security. “Under the leadership of Agriculture Secretary Perdue, USDA is a proud […]

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Use sound grazing practices to reduce overgrazing and weeds

Weed problems may explode this year thanks to the drought of 2018 and residual problems associated with overgrazing in parched pastures, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Valerie Tate. Last year’s extreme weather conditions created a forage shortage. As a result, many pastures were overgrazed.  When pastures are overgrazed, there is little green leaf material […]

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GEC Community Foundation awards grants to area schools

The GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 11 grants totaling $4,181. Education grants awarded to area school districts included North Harrison of Eagleville, Cainsville R-1, Princeton R-5, South Harrison of Bethany, North Mercer R-3 of Mercer, Pleasant View R-6 of Trenton, Spickard R-2, Pattonsburg R-2, and Gilman City R-4. The grants were funded by […]

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Micah Landes updates Trenton City Council on accomplishments of North Central Missouri Development Alliance

In her report to the Trenton City Council, Micah Landes reviewed economic development accomplishments during the past year. As director of the North Central Missouri Development Alliance, Mrs. Landes said 91 business contacts were made since she began duties in the fall of 2017. This includes seven new business, four businesses retained; and she’s worked […]