Individual Vaping

Second vaping-associated death reported in Missouri

A Missouri woman in her mid-50s died last week with her death being associated with the use of e-cigarettes or vaping products. This is the second vaping-related death in Missouri.  Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), in discussion with the person’s treating physicians, concluded that vaping was a contributing factor to the female’s […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton Economic Development Committee to recommend public vote on hotel/motel bed tax issue

Members of the city councils’ Economic Development and Administrative committees met separately Tuesday evening at the Trenton City Hall. Information provided by City Administrator Ron Urton shows the Economic Development Committee is recommending a public vote next year on a hotel/motel bed tax issue at Trenton. The recommendation that’s to be presented to the full […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Board of Adjustments approves request, Planning and Zoning Commission tables request

The Trenton Board of Adjustments approved a request on Monday night for a variance to allow for the construction of a 50 by 80-foot storage building at 315 South Johnson Drive. Deputy City Clerk Tracy Maberry reports no further action is required on Jason and Wendy Shuler’s request for a 3,136 square foot variance on […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen hold discussion on three engineering proposals

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen this week discussed three engineering proposals the City of Gallatin received for sewer plant clarifier repairs or replacement. Administrator Lance Rains has worked with all three firms in the past and was to schedule interviews with them. Aldermen Steve Evans and Dan Lockridge volunteered to attend the interviews. The city […]

Hedrick Medical Center

Hedrick Medical Center to host webcast on precision medicine

Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe will be a remote viewing location for a free two-hour overview presentation on precision medicine. “Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Precision Medicine” will be broadcast live via webcast in the Litton Room of Hedrick next Wednesday, November 6, 2019, evening from 6 to 8 o’clock. A doctor from the Saint Luke’s Cancer […]

Beef Heifers

Beef Producers Seminar to held be held mid-November

The 2019 Beef Producers Seminar will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the St. Peter Catholic Church, Parish Hall in Stanberry, Missouri. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. with the seminar to start at 6:00. Mark Russell, Executive Director of the Missouri Beef Industry Council, will be discussing and demonstrating some of the challenges, […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board acts on 12 properties

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board Monday evening granted seven extensions, three locations advance to public hearings; and two others were released. Two fire-damaged houses also were topics of discussion during the nearly one-hour meeting. Public hearings are to be held November 25th for 213 West 6th Street, 1004 Laclede, and 18-14 Hillcrest. Ninety-day extensions allow […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission meets with health insurance representatives

The Grundy County Commission met with representatives from Lifestyles Insurance Tuesday to discuss county employees’ health insurance no longer being covered at some places, specifically with Saint Luke’s Health System. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray says new insurance cards are to be issued under the same parent company to finish out the contract until the new […]

Flood Recovery

Congressional hearing focuses on flood recovery efforts in north Missouri

The House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management hosted a hearing on federal recovery efforts from recent disasters.  During the hearing, House Transportation Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (MO-06) focused on flood recovery efforts across North Missouri, specifically the difficulties facing some Northwest Missouri residents due to an issue with the dates […]