PAS group fall 2019

NCMC agriculture students participate in state conference

Five agriculture students from North Central Missouri College participated in the Missouri Postsecondary Agriculture Student Organization State Conference November 10-12 in Linn, Missouri. Approximately 100 students, advisors, and guests from seven Missouri community colleges and universities participated in the conference. The NCMC group had the opportunity to travel to the old Missouri State Penitentiary in […]

Medical Marijuana

Fourteen businesses in the Green Hills submit 22 applications for medical marijuana licenses

Fourteen businesses in the Green Hills area submitted 22 applications for medical marijuana facility licenses with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services as of September 30th. Information on the department’s website indicates that in the Green Hills counties, Grundy had one business from Trenton apply for two cultivator licenses and one manufacturer license, […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcyclist crashes on Highway 116 striking car west of Cowgill; driver accused of driving while intoxicated

The highway patrol reports a Richmond man received serious injuries when the motorcycle he was operating struck a car, then went off Highway 116 and overturned in southern Caldwell County. Forty-six-year-old Michael Milligan of Richmond was flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. The driver of the car, 54-year old Manley […]

County Fair

North Central Missouri Fair officials announce results of several competitions

Results have been released from several competitions at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton. Five teams of four members participated in the Super Teen Contest. The overall winning team was Make Farming Great Again. The team members were Taylor Richman, Whitley Richman, Sidney Lynch, and Hunter Beverlin. The second-place team was G. Town, which […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Teenagers from Cowgill life-flighted after crash on Highway 116

Two teenagers from Cowgill were injured late Sunday morning when the vehicle they were in, and a pickup truck, collided on Highway 116 in Caldwell County. Eighteen-year-old Justin Blakely, as well as for the passenger, 18-year-old Riley Coon both received serious injuries and were flown by LifeFlight Eagle to the Truman Medical Center. The driver […]

FCS Financial Community Giving

FCS Financial awards $51,000 in scholarships

FCS Financial recently selected 34 recipients for their Scholarship Program who will each receive a $1,500 scholarship to assist with the cost of higher education. Since 2004, more than $620,000 has been distributed through the FCS Financial Scholarship Program. The program is designed to encourage and support higher education for relatives of FCS Financial members. “As […]

Crime and Courts

Judge has busy docket in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Numerous cases were processed Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court including six defendants who waived preliminary hearings. Each was bound over to appear tomorrow in Division One of the circuit court at Trenton. Bryant Olan Ellis of Trenton has eight felony counts: possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of […]

Accident-Crash graphic

Cowgill teen fails to stop at red light causing crash that injures two

A traffic accident involving cars driven by Cowgill and Independence residents resulted in minor injuries to two people from Independence. Fifty-two-year-old Jennifer Lawrence, and a passenger in her vehicle, 15-year old Felicia Lawrence, were taken to Center Point Medical Center in Independence. The driver of the other car, 19-year old Trevor Worley of Cowgill, was […]