Jamesport Tri-County School

Tri-County Board of Education offers contract to Superintendent

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education interviewed a candidate for the vacant position on the board at a meeting Thursday evening.  Secretary Angela Williams says a candidate has not yet been selected to fill the position. The board approved contracts for occupational therapy and physical therapy as well as speech services for 2018-2019. The board moved […]

Rockhurst University

Rockhurst University announces partnership to provide educational opportunities to Chillicothe Correctional Center

Rockhurst University is announcing a partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections to provide new educational opportunities for both incarcerated offenders and staff at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, an all-female facility with approximately 1,660 inmates located about 90 miles northeast of Kansas City. Funded by grants from The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, The Laffey-McHugh […]

Cattle in ring at sale

Bred heifer buyers think short grass, bid $1,598 average at Palmyra sale

Hot, dry weather with short grass growth slowed bidders at the spring sale of Show-Me-Select replacement heifers in northeastern Missouri, Saturday, June 2 with 134 calving-ease bred heifers averaging $1,598 in the final of four spring sales in the state.  The heifers will calve this fall. “It was a tough but successful sale,” said Daniel […]

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Braymer woman completes basic military training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Stephanie Summerville graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.  Airmen who complete basic training also earn […]

Health Insurance

Struggle for affordable health insurance in Missouri will continue

The pursuit of affordable health insurance for all in Missouri is expected to get even harder in the coming year. A new report from the Congressional Budget Office estimates premiums will increase by 31 to 54 percent in 2019 largely because of the decision to eliminate federal subsidies for low- and middle-income people to help them pay […]

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Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]

Missouri Star Quilt Company

Modern art quilt exhibition to be held at Missouri Star Quilt Company

The University of Missouri’s School of Visual Studies’ Art on the Move outreach program presents a modern art quilt exhibition at Penney’s Quilt Shop of the Missouri Star Quilt Company in Hamilton. MU faculty Jean Brueggenjohann and graduate student Riana Bovill’s work will be on display at the quilt shop Monday through Saturday from 9 […]

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Chillicothe man honored as “Outstanding State Employee”

Governor Eric Greitens recently honored a Chillicothe fire investigator as an Outstanding State Employee. Adam Crouch was honored with 37 other state employees at an event at the Governor’s Mansion. The event honored those who received recognition as a State Employee of the Month in the past two years. The Department of Public Safety named […]

Dicamba

Volatility in Dicamba remains controversial

Of all the factors that led to the off-target movement of dicamba in 2017, volatility remains the most controversial. Older formulations, such as Banvel and Clarity, have long been known to volatilize when sprayed under certain environmental conditions. Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax were all marketed as dicamba formulations substantially lower in volatility than previous formulations. […]

Laredo R-7 School

Six graduate from 8th grade at Laredo

Six students received a diploma at Laredo R-7 School District’s eighth-grade graduation Monday night. Superintendent Misty Foster says student Hannah Bowe was named Valedictorian, and Chandler Lynch was named Salutatorian. Rebecca Urich received the Citizenship Award. Fifth through eighth grade English Language Arts and Social Studies teacher Melissa Williams spoke to the graduates. Foster reports […]

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Grundy County Commission holds follow-up meeting with NextEra Energy

Three representatives of NextEra Energy met late Monday morning at the Courthouse in Trenton with the Grundy County Commission. The meeting was a follow-up to an initial meeting NextEra had with county commissioners on January 23rd. Commissioners say they were informed the wind energy company will begin evaluations in the northeast part of Grundy County. […]

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Audio: Jay Ashcroft featured speaker at NCMC morning graduation

North Central Missouri College graduates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony received degrees in several areas of study.  They included associate degrees in arts, applied science, arts in teaching, and general studies as well as certificates. Student Senate President Katelyn Galloway welcomed everyone and told a story.     NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver noted that the first […]