Carey Portell

‘Stronger Than Yesterday’ blogger to speak at Pearls of Production event for women

Beef producer Carey Portell will tell women at Pearls of Production how she survived and thrived after a car accident nearly took her life almost nine years ago. The seventh annual event for women in production agriculture runs Nov. 1-2 in Columbia. Pearls of Production provides hands-on training and leadership opportunities for women in livestock […]

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Fundraising nets $59,000 for Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund

The twenty-seventh annual dinner-auction and golf tournament for the Farmers’ Electric Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) resulted in $41,500 raised this year with an additional $7,500 in matching funds from CoBank’s Sharing Success program and $10,000 more donated from area foundations. Monies raised included $5,300 from nearly 900 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Members who participate in […]

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Area Youth Benefit Fund Dinner-Auction, Golf Tournament slated for August 17 and 19th

The 27th Annual Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) dinner/auction and golf tournament will be held in mid- August. The dinner & auction will be held at the Chillicothe Elks Lodge on Saturday, August 17, 2019, co-sponsored by Hedrick Medical Center. A reception will begin that evening at 5 p.m. with dinner at […]

Prisoner Partition in Police Car

Trenton Police Department receives donations to cover cost of two prisoner partitions in vehicles

The Trenton Hy-Vee donated $874.00 to the Trenton Police Department at the “Coffee with a Cop” event on Wednesday to help with purchasing prisoner partitions for police vehicles. Police Chief Rex Ross says that donation will cover about half of the cost of one partition which costs $1,654.70.  Hy-Vee Assistant Store Director Chad Boyd explains […]

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Grundy Electric Cooperative to hold annual membership meeting

Grundy Electric Cooperative will host its annual membership meeting during August. All Grundy Electric Cooperative members are invited to the event at the Trenton High School gym August 1st. Registration, dinner, and musical entertainment by the Marks Family from Jefferson City will begin at 4:30 that afternoon. The business meeting will begin at 6:30 and […]

Flower Foods Bread Products

Flower Foods recalling hamburger, hot dog buns due to plastic choking hazard

Flowers Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling hamburger and hot dog buns and other bakery products due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic that may have been introduced during production. Consumption of product may cause a choking hazard. The products being recalled were distributed to retail customers under a variety of brand […]