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Judge assigned to Osborn man’s case relating to death of DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark

A judge has been assigned in a case involving an Osborn man charged with second-degree murder in relation to a motor vehicle accident that caused the death of DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark. Daren Adkins was assigned to 35-year-old Gary Wayne Downs’s case by Presiding Judge Ryan Horsman. Brent Elliott recused himself from the case […]

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Dr. Beth Caldarello selected as North Central Missouri College Outstanding Employee

Dr. Beth Ann Caldarello, Library Director from Trenton, MO, has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Employee for April. Beth Ann, an NCMC Alumni, has been employed at NCMC for eight years and holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration and a Masters in Library Science.  Dr. Caldarello, along with her team Shellee, […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees address lengthy agenda at Tuesday meeting

Various reports were given at the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees meeting the evening of Tuesday, August 25th. Several included information about the COVID-19 pandemic. Vice President of Student Affairs Doctor Kristen Alley reported student move-in went well, and precautions were taken. Seventeen students were tested for COVID-19, and all results were negative. […]

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Missouri House approves $34.9 billion budget, following heated debate on Medicaid expansion

The Missouri House voted Wednesday afternoon to give final approval to a $34.9 billion state operating budget. GOP leaders say it’s a budget that’s about $146 million less than the current budget. Most House members wore masks during the debate, which got heated during a discussion about Medicaid expansion. Due to COVID-19 concerns, there were just three […]

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Harrison County Sheriff Josh Eckerson accused of multiple allegations

Three misdemeanor counts were filed Thursday in Daviess County Circuit Court alleging that the sheriff of Harrison County was involved in a February 26th incident. Joshua Q. Eckerson has been accused of misuse of official information by a public servant, alleged trespass in the first degree and alleged domestic assault in the fourth degree. Each […]

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Kirksville man faces two felony drug charges in Putnam County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kirksville man in Putnam County on Tuesday on several allegations. Drug-related allegations for 31-year-old Daren Starnes included felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, felony possession of a controlled substance—marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Starnes was also accused of driving while revoked—second offense and identity theft. […]

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Statute of limitations upheld in case involving Hedrick Medical Center and wrongful death lawsuits

The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld rulings by the Livingston County Circuit Court and Western Missouri Court of Appeals involving defendants Saint Luke’s Health System, Hedrick Medical Center, and Community Health Group. Five plaintiffs had appealed to the Supreme Court on September 12th of 2018. Attorneys for both sides made oral arguments April 9th before […]

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NRCS watershed efforts continue to benefit farmers, communities

Sixty years after the first of 1,182 flood-prevention structures were built in Missouri with federal financial and technical assistance, landowners who have witnessed the before-and-after effects of heavy rain are still praising the benefits of the watershed projects. “Panther Creek used to flood almost every time it rained, but it hasn’t flooded at all since […]

Dr. Beth Caldarello and Maryellen Harman Receive Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at MCCA

Dr. Beth Caldarello and Maryellen Harman receive Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at MCCA

NCMC faculty Dr. Beth Ann Caldarello, Library Director and Maryellen Harman, History Instructor were recently recognized for their service to North Central Missouri College and community colleges. Dr. Caldarello and Ms. Harman received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at the statewide MCCA convention held in Branson, Missouri. This award is given annually to […]

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Student from England, Lewis Hopkinson, is NCMC Student for September

Lewis Hopkinson from Huddersfield in Yorkshire, England has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Student for September. Lewis is receiving his Associate in Arts degree with plans to transfer and continue to play collegiate golf. Lewis, an international student-athlete, is a member of the NCMC’s men’s golf team.  He is also active in […]

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Jameson man to appear in Daviess County court on endangering a child and DWI

A Jameson man is to appear three weeks from now in Daviess County Circuit Court on charges stemming from an accident in March that a trooper said seriously injured the man’s son. Twenty-nine-year-old Andrew Adkison Thursday waived a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division and faces a charge of felony endangering the welfare of a […]

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THS recognizes students at awards ceremony on Friday

Trenton High School recognized underclassmen with awards Friday for various academic and athletic achievements. Eighth through 10th-grade counselor Brooklyn Stevens presented several of the awards. Among awards presented, Jadan Whitney and Ainsley Tolson received the “I Dare You” Award. Weston Otto was named as a delegate for Missouri Boys State. Werthen Gass was named as […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees deal with busy agenda at Tuesday meeting

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved purchasing a tractor and fitness equipment as well as renovation costs at its meeting Tuesday evening. Agriculture Instructor Rustin Jumps recommended the purchase of the new John Deere tractor to be added to the fleet at the Barton Farm Campus. It was purchased from Sydenstricker Implement […]