Flu Season

Audio: Missouri man gets first ever flu shot after nearly dying of influenza earlier this year

A man from southwest Missouri’s Brighton isn’t ignoring flu shots anymore after a near-death experience from influenza complications earlier this year. 50-year-old Loren Martin recently got his first flu shot ever after being put into a medically induced coma and staying in the hospital for two months. Martin says he’s lucky to be living now. […]

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Smithfield Foods announces investment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Smithfield Foods, Inc. announces, through the nationwide expansion of Smithfield Renewables, innovative projects designed to help meet its goal to reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025, which it set in concert with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). This month marks the one-year anniversary of Smithfield Renewables. As part of the expansion of Smithfield […]

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Trenton Park Board hears report on Trenton Aquatic Center

The Trenton Park Board heard reports on the Trenton Family Aquatic Center and several updates at a meeting Wednesday evening. Aquatic Center Manager Alexis Whitney said the pool had a “successful Summer”, which she attributed to high temperatures. She reported about $73,000 was generated from the front desk and concession stand, which was up around […]