18-Wheel truck big rig

Chillicothe man hospitalized after crashing into big rig on Highway 36

A Chillicothe man was taken to the hospital following an accident Tuesday afternoon ten miles west of Chillicothe. The highway patrol listed injuries as serious for 30-year-old Danny Bullock of Chillicothe. An ambulance transported him to Hedrick Medical Center. Bullock was eastbound on Highway 36 when he attempted to overtake a tractor-trailer that was slowing […]

Claire McCaskill

Audio: McCaskill thinks she would “win in a walk” if people knew who paid for political ads against her

Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she thinks she would “win in a walk” if people knew who paid for political ads against her. The Democrat is seeking re-election next month.     McCaskill, who faces Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley, is considered one of the most vulnerable U.S. Senate incumbents. She has taken on […]

Farm Service Agency FSA

FSA announces $86M to be paid to Missouri farms enrolled in Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage

United States Department of Agriculture Missouri Farm Service Agency Executive Director Brent Hampy has announced that more than 86 million dollars will be paid to Missouri farms that enrolled in Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage for 2017 market downturns. Missouri FSA will also distribute more than 102 million dollars in Conservation Reserve Program […]

Domestic Violence

NCMC Student Senate raises awareness on domestic violence

October is designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), and NCMC Student Senate is promoting DVAM by providing several resources to assist those experiencing domestic violence, honor the lives that have been lost, and support all survivors of domestic violence. Around campus, several buildings and offices feature a purple “escape” button sticker. When an individual […]

Grundy County Health Department

Grundy County Health Department signs contract to provide WIC services

The Grundy County Health Department of Trenton announces that a contract has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to continue to provide Women, Infants, and Children services for the federal fiscal year 2019. Under the terms of the contract, the health department will serve 265 persons eligible for WIC every […]

Prison Sentence

Trenton man sentenced to 12-years in federal prison without parole

A Trenton, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in north central Missouri. Faron Wayne Lawrence, 52, of Trenton, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 12 years in federal prison without parole. NITRO (the Northwest Inter-agency Team Response Operation) initiated an […]


Audio: Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson Appointed as State Medicaid Director

Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) Director Steve Corsi has appointed House Speaker Todd Richardson as the MO HealthNet Director, effective November 1. Governor Mike Parson tells Capitol reporters the appointment highlights his priority of bringing stability to state government.     Parson made the announcement Monday at the Statehouse in Jefferson City. Richardson says […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council has full agenda; takes action on ordinances and bids

The Trenton City Council took action last night on several ordinances and bids. Approval was given for Advanced Environment Testing and Abatement of Belton to remove asbestos at two locations: 111 West 11th Street and 1502 Day. Combined, the cost of $3,100 comes from demolition money budgeted by the city.  The city will purchase properties on […]


MU Extension produces short videos on CAFOs

The University of Missouri Extension recently rolled out an educational program to give the public science-based information about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, otherwise known as CAFOs. The program includes a webpage and a series of five-minute videos, says Teng Lim, MU Extension agricultural engineer. “MU Extension faculty often respond to great, but similar, questions in rural […]

Insurance Policy

Post-harvest is time for producers to review liability insurance coverage

Post-harvest is a good time for producers to review their liability insurance coverage, says University of Missouri economist Ray Massey. Recent issues with dicamba spray drift highlight the need for farmers to understand their third-party liability due to herbicide applications, Massey says. Massey recommends that farmers consult with an insurance or legal professional experienced in […]